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Dismissed in his lifetime as mad, William Blake is now lauded as a visionary genius, one whose art and poetry has influenced many generations of creatives. Shamini Sriskandarajah visits Tate Britain’s recent retrospective to find out why.
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A pioneer of video art and a foreseer of communication in the age of the internet, visionary artist Nam June Paik is celebrated in Tate Modern’s latest exhibition.
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Tate Modern’s latest retrospective of the Russian avant-garde artist, Natalia Goncharova, is a triumph of colour, style and artistic brilliance, writes our arts contributor Gabriela Frost.
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Tate’s latest exhibition, Van Gogh and Britain, reveals the extent to which the artist was inspired by British culture and in turn, influenced it. In her review, Jo Hemmings asks why we’re still captivated by Van Gogh and his work.
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A knock at the door reawakens Professor Spencer from her reveries over the ancient Greek poet, Sappho. In this lush & poetic fragment of flash fiction, Kate Ellis celebrates the heated passions of women for women in literature and throughout history.
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Greek myths and Arthurian legends are colourfully brought to life in Tate Britain’s latest exhibition, Edward Burne-Jones.
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