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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 […]