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Photos of school children to appear on London billboards as per Steve McQueen’s Tate initiative

Hundreds of billboards around London will soon be showing photographs by Steve McQueen. The photos will be of school children from primary schools around the country as part of a large outdoor exhibition to come at the end of the year. The billboard project is expected to take place during the first two weeks of […]

Tate Galleries respond to calls to decrease emissions

Recently, a number of British institutions pledged to make serious efforts to reduce their carbon footprint to help reduce our impact towards issues around global warming. Now, Tate Modern, along with Tate Britain, Tate Liverpool, and Tate St. Ives have announced their new plans to reduce their emissions. The director of Tate Galleries said their […]

William Blake at Tate Britain

During his lifetime, William Blake (1757-1827) ceaselessly wrote poetry and created artworks of all kinds that often dealt with his views on society and religion. Now considered one of the most prominent British creatives of the Romantic Era, Blake was not well-received while he was alive. A 1809 exhibition, which was held at Blake’s brother’s […]

Six exhibitions you don’t want to miss this year in London

With 2018 firmly in our rear-view mirrors, it’s high time to start venturing into the new year. It’s time to start planning out what we want to do with our weekends and days off. Well, we’ve got you covered with six must-see exhibitions in London so prepare your trips to England’s capital city everyone. ‘Bill […]

Tate acquires paintings by artist and suffragette Sylvia Pankhurst

As the centenary for women’s suffrage comes to a close, Tate announced the acquisition of four watercolours by Sylvia Pankhurst (1882-1960), a well-known artist and women’s rights campaigner. The 1907 paintings show images of apron-clad women working in Glasgow cotton mills and Staffordshire potteries. These are the first paintings by Pankhurst to be added to […]

Tate Britain plans a quiet rehang of most galleries in celebration of female artists

Show will reflect vital role of women in history of British art over last six decades Tate Britain has announced major plans on Tuesday to rehang the last six decades of its gallery displays with only female artists including Bridget Riley, Anthea Hamilton and Rachel Whiteread. Starting in April and lasting for at least one […]

Charlotte Prodger: 2018 Turner Prize winner

Glasgow-based artist Charlotte Prodger has won this year’s prestigious Turner Prize. On Tuesday, Prodger was presented with the $25,000 prize by author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.The 44-year old’s heart-felt film won over three other film-based installations. The 32-minute-long video titled Bridgit, shot on an iPhone, focused on themes of gender identity, mythology, and her native landscapes. […]