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Loveday and Ann by Frances Hodgkins | Audio Description | Tate

Listen to and watch an in-depth visual description of Loveday and Ann: Two Women with a Basket of Flowers by artist Frances Hodgkins. Hear a detailed description of the painting and learn more about how the artist made the work. Loveday and Ann were two young women, daughters of fishermen from St Ives in Cornwall, […]

Zanele Muholi – ‘In My World, Every Human is Beautiful’ | Tate

Visual activist, Zanele Muholi, uses photography and film to document and explore issues of race and representation and to celebrate the LGBTQIA+ community in South Africa and beyond. Here they talk about how the power of images can show LGBTQIA+ people of South Africa, and QTIPOC people worldwide, that they are not alone. Watch as […]

Two Forms (Divided Circle) by Barbara Hepworth | Audio Description | Tate

Listen to and watch an in-depth visual description of the sculpture Two Forms (Divided Circle) by artist Dame Barbara Hepworth. It is displayed in the Sculpture Garden of the Barbara Hepworth Museum, the artist’s former home and studio in St Ives, Cornwall. Subscribe for weekly films: http://goo.gl/X1ZnEl

How to Draw Like Paula Rego | Tate

Follow our step-by-step guide to pastel drawing with artist Katy Papineau. For further tips and details about this activity, visit our website at https://bit.ly/2zoWj2q. Please note, filming took place before the UK’s lockdown measures were introduced. You will need: – A drawing board – An easel – Pastel paper – Hard pastels – Soft pastels […]

Tony Conrad – Keeping An Artwork Alive | Tate

‘Conserving doesn’t mean looking back, ever. It always means looking ahead.’ How can a museum attempt to conserve a performance? Join members of Tate’s Time-Based Media Conservation team, curators and researchers from Tate’s Reshaping the Collectible Research team as they attempt to conserve and re-stage avant-garde artist Tony Conrad’s Ten Years Alive on the Infinite […]

How to Make a Pot Like Grayson Perry | Tate

Follow our step-by-step guide to building a coil pot with ceramicist Freya Bramble-Carter. For further tips and details about this activity, visit our website at https://bit.ly/34Sa5Gc. Please note, filming took place before the UK’s lockdown measures were introduced. The whole process can take up to a couple of weeks, depending on the speed in which […]

Aubrey Beardsley at Tate Britain – Exhibition Tour | Tate

While our galleries were closed, we wanted to share the Aubrey Beardsley exhibition at Tate Britain with you. Join Tate curators Caroline Corbeau-Parsons and Alice Insley as they discuss the iconic illustrator’s short and scandalous career. Before his untimely death aged twenty-five, Beardsley produced over a thousand illustrations. He drew everything from legendary tales featuring […]

Andy Warhol at Tate Modern – Exhibition Tour | Tate

Although our galleries are temporarily closed we wanted to share the Andy Warhol exhibition at Tate Modern with you. Join Tate curators Gregor Muir and Fiontán Moran as they discuss Warhol through the lens of the immigrant story, his LGBTQI identity and concerns with death and religion. Meet the man behind the brand. It’s a […]

Artist Franz Erhard Walther: ‘It Jumps Out of the Time’

Join German artist Franz Erhard Walther as he activates his Wall Formation, ‘Stellwerk’ at Tate Modern.  Using a combination of fabrics and objects in his work, Walther invites the audience to become an active participant. As he shares his path to becoming an artist, he encourages us to question the traditional idea of the artist as a creator and the […]

Aubrey Beardsley – The Art of Being a Dandy | Tate

Curator Stephen Calloway and drag performer Holly James Johnston sit down to tea to discuss the ‘dos and don’ts’ of dandyism according to artist Aubrey Beardsley. Beardsley shocked and delighted Victorian London with his black and white drawings. In fact, the 1890s even became known in some circles as the ‘Beardsley Period’. At the centre […]

Artist Billie Zangewa – the Ultimate Act of Resistance is Self-Love | TateShots

Artist Billie Zangewa welcomes us at her home in Johannesburg, South Africa. As we tour the city, we learn about what inspires and influences her work. From the love for her son, to her experience of silk as a ‘transformative material’ – her focus is largely rooted in the home and plays into what she […]

Artist Nedko Solakov – Studio Visit in Sofia | TateShots

We met up with Nedko Solakov in Sofia. The Bulgarian artist took us to his studios and the art academy where he studied mural painting. Today, he mixes his formal training with conceptual practices to create complex and witty works. His performance piece, ‘A Life (Black & White)’ will be on display at Tate Modern […]