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Joan Jonas at Tate Modern

3 April 2018
Hero to a generation of younger artists, Joan Jonas is a pioneer of performance and video who has pushed the boundaries of art for the last five decades. Experience the largest exhibition of Jonas’s work ever held in the UK. Early works from the late 1960s are shown alongside recent installations dealing with topical themes such as […]
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Pamela Joyner to become Chair of the Tate Americas Foundation

1 March 2018
Pamela Joyner will succeed Jeanne Donovan Fisher as Chair of the Tate Americas Foundation for a five year term starting on April 1, 2018. Maria Balshaw, Director Tate, said: “We are delighted that Pamela Joyner has agreed to take on a leadership role as Chair of the Tate Americas Foundation. Pamela has been a close friend […]
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In Memory of Jack Whitten

1 February 2018
We were deeply saddened to learn that the artist Jack Whitten died on January 20. Jack Whitten’s is represented in Tate’s collection and his paintings were included in Tate Modern’s “Soul of A Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power,” exhibition which opens this month at the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. In this Tateshots film […]
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Member News (February)

1 February 2018
We are pleased to welcome Katherine Francey Stables (London) who is joining as a member of the Latin American Acquisitions Committee, and Miyoung Lee (New York), Sheryl and Eric Maas (Dallas), Alireza Abrischamchi (London) and Kathleen Madden and Paul Frantz (New York) who are joining as a members of the North American Acquisitions Committee.
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Celebrating Thirty Years

12 December 2017
The Trust Deed that created the American Fund for the Tate Gallery was signed thirty years ago on November 30, 1987. The endowment was gifted by Sir Edwin and Lady Manton to help Tate acquire works of art from North and South America. As an independent charity increasing number of donors supported the work of Tate in […]
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Henry Christensen III

12 December 2017
It was with enormous sadness that we learnt last month of the passing of our Trustee, Henry Christensen III. Terry, as he was widely known, was legal counsel to the Manton’s and a founding Trustee. For thirty years, he guided our organization with great sensitivity and he was a much loved part of Tate’s family. His loss is […]
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Member News (December)

12 December 2017
We are pleased to welcome Marta Regina Fernandez Holman (Key Biscayne) who is rejoining as a member of the Latin American Acquisitions Committee, and Mala Gaonkar (London) who is joining as a member of the North American Acquisitions Committee.
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Granville-Grossman Members Room

9 November 2017
We are delighted that the Members Room at Tate Modern has been named after Renee Granville-Grossman in recognition of one of the most significant bequests to Tate in recent times. Renee, who died in 2012, lived between New York and London and was a devoted supporter of Tate who loved Tate Modern. Her generous bequest will allow […]
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Tate Annual Report for 2016/17 Published

9 November 2017
Tate recently published its Annual Report for 2016/17. The opening of the Blavatnik Building in June 2016, which firmly established Tate Modern as one of the world’s greatest buildings for art in the twenty-first century, was celebrated and attracted over a million visitors in the first month and a record 6.4 million visitors over the […]
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Member News (November)

9 November 2017
We are pleased to welcome Mala Gaonkar (London) as a new member of the North American Acquisitions Committee.
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Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power at Tate Modern

9 November 2017
Well-deserved congratulations to Tate curators Mark Godfrey and Zoe Whitley for the five star reviews of Soul of a Nation that is on display at Tate Modern until October 22. This landmark exhibition is a rare opportunity to see era-defining artworks that changed the face of art in America. The show opens in 1963 at the […]
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Tate Americas Foundation Annual Report 2016

9 November 2017
Our 2016 Annual Report is now available online by clicking here. Please do let us know if you would like a hard copy. TAF Annual Report 2016
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Member News (September)

9 November 2017
We are pleased to welcome Renata Dias de Moraes (London) who is joining as a member of the Latin American Acquisitions Committee, Sami Mnaymneh (London) and Francis and Eleanor Shen who are joining as members of the North American Acquisitions Committee.
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Please Welcome Maria Balshaw as new Director of Tate

26 July 2017
Dr Maria Balshaw CBE starts as new Director of Tate on June 1. She is the first woman to be appointed to the role. Maria began her career in academia before working for Arts Council England in Birmingham and then becoming Director of the Whitworth in 2006. She quickly became a key figure in the transformation […]
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Tate Modern Limited Editions Cabinet

26 July 2017
In support and celebration of the iconic new building on the south side of Tate Modern a diverse and international group of contemporary artists were invited to create limited edition artworks. Consisting of painting, photography, three dimensional work and a set of stainless steel music boxes this dynamic body of work is displayed within a […]
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Tribute to Sir Nicholas Serota

26 July 2017
Nicholas Serota will be retiring at the end of this month after 28 years as Director of Tate.  We would like to take this opportunity to pay tribute to him for helping make Tate into an organization respected throughout the world. It was Nick’s vision that led to the creation of Tate Modern and the […]
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Ellsworth Kelly in Focus at Tate Liverpool

26 July 2017
A beautiful focus display of the late Ellsworth Kelly has opened at Tate Liverpool. Born in Newburgh, New York, Kelly (1923–2015) is best known for his pioneering paintings, inspired by his observations of overlooked geometric shapes such as shadows on a wall or the architectural features of buildings. Presenting 11 paintings, prints and reliefs from the Tate collection, […]
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TateShots: Twitter With… David Hockney

26 July 2017
For a new series, the legendary David Hockney invited TateShots into his studio for a chat. But in a twist, it wasn’t TateShots asking the questions. Is he a geek? Does he like swimming? What does he think of the credit crunch? All was revealed thanks to those who submitted questions via Twitter. The David Hockney exhibition […]
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Member News (April)

26 July 2017
We are pleased to welcome Aimee Labarrere de Servitje (Mexico City) who is joining as a member of the Latin American Acquisitions Committee.
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CILDO MEIRELES: A TOWER THAT COULD REACH THE HEAVENS

5 July 2017
Get a fresh perspective on Cildo Mereiles in this short film about the artist and his work Babel, 2001 which is currently on display at Tate Modern in Media Networks. Babel explores an ancient myth about the origin of language. In this video Tariq from Tate Collective London (a free event for young people aged […]