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'Cold Dark Matter' by CorneliaParker has exploded at Tate Britain. 🏠💥 Remnants of a garden shed are suspended in mid-air. Transient and fragile, their shadows turn the entire space into a striking sculptural environment. Book to see the show today ➡️WorkOfTheWeek is a picture of joy by Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen. ❤️ The man pictured is Jimmy Dodds, who was known to feed the pigeons in Byker. Jimmy proudly presents a pigeon to the camera. Find Konttinen's photography on free display at Tate Britain.ArtWords: 'Abstract expressionist' works can be characterised by gestural brushwork and mark-making, often giving the impression of spontaneity. See 60 years of painting techniques in FrankBowling's major retrospective at Tate Britain:Born in Soho in 1757, WilliamBlake delved into both the bright & dark sides of London. Join us for a special panel discussion at Tate Britain, as artists & poets consider how Blake’s vision of London has inspired their work. Book here for 24 Oct:‘My work gives my sense of how I see the world.' - Lynette Yiadom-Boakye In this interview the artist tells @HettieJudah about her Tate Britain exhibition and why she believes in magic. ✨ Read on:WorkOfTheWeek is Hurvin Anderson's 'Hawksbill Bay'—a painting inspired by a beach in Jamaica, which Anderson described as 'beautiful & inhospitable'. 🌴 Find the painting, a picture of belonging, loss & nostalgia, in LifeBetweenIslands at Tate Britain:What inspiration will you find in 2020? See the Lady of Shalott in Tate Britain's free display: Walk Through British Art 1840Happy birthday Hockney! 💦 'A Bigger Splash' took DavidHockney two weeks to paint, in contrast to the fleeting moment it captures. The painting imbues a sense of joy & feelings of optimism for those who see it—find it on free display at Tate Britain.This is Mike, who attended the 1947 VanGogh exhibition at Tate Britain. Today, we gave him a private tour before opening hours of The EY Exhibition: Van Gogh and Britain, along with his granddaughter Fenella - who's the same age he was when he first visited 72 years agoWilliam Hogarth is best known for his satiricial & scandalous depictions of city life. Here are five things to know about the 18th century artist before visiting HogarthAndEurope at Tate Britain ➡️Tate Britain & Tate Modern are temporarily closed, but we’ll be sharing art every day to keep you warm this winter. ❄️ Don’t forget – @TateShops are still open online & full of art books & unique gifts. If you have a booking in the next few weeks, we will send an email soon. 💌WorkOfTheWeek is Winifred Nicholson's serene scene showing sandpipers flying over the Northumberland coast. A nice reminder that seaside visits are in our sights. ☀️ See Nicholson's painting on free display at Tate Britain.Who is Steve McQueen? Join @tate_kids to find out all about the filmmaker & artist whose epic portrait of London’s Year 3 pupils is on free display at Tate Britain.Shirley Baker (1932-2014) was one of Britain’s most compelling yet underexposed social documentary photographers. 📷 Discover Baker's work in After Industry: Communities in Northern England 1960s-1980s⁠—a free photographic display at Tate Britain.Chila Burman's 'remembering a brave new world' has been shortlisted in the 2021 DezeenAwards for installation design! The wintry work lit up Tate Britain during a dark time & offered us hope for a brighter future.CorneliaParker is opening on 19 May at Tate Britain Pre-book your ticket today! https://t.co/B9EZoPH0la  On Wednesday and Friday afternoons you can make the most of your visit by booking an hour-long talk before seeing the show. ➡️'The light inside the greenhouse slowly pulses, breathing in and out like a lighthouse. The white chalk strokes throw dark shadow. What is white becomes black, and what was stable is now shifting...' CorneliaParker's new work 'Island', at Tate Britain ➡️WorkOfTheWeek is Malcolm Drummond's 'Girl with Palmettes', a vibrant portrait of the artist's wife, Zina Ogilvie. 👒 Drummond was influenced by the joyous colour palettes of the Post-Impressionists. 🎨 See the colours up close at Tate Britain.Photographer Dennis Morris was a student when he first met Bob Marley. Morris loved music & Marley loved football. Dennis describes their meeting as a ‘beautiful accident’ that launched his career. See Morris' work in LifeBetweenIslands at Tate Britain:The weekend summed up by Paula Rego's 'Flood'. ️ Coming to Tate Britain in 2021 in the largest ever exhibition of Rego's work.From teapots to trombones, CorneliaParker has transformed thirty household items into a gracefully suspended silver sea. 🍽️🥈🥄 Learn more about CorneliaParker as she chats to Andrea Schlieker about her mesmerising Tate Britain show ➡️ 4 July at 7pm. 🎟️From the British Army to a Nobel Prize-winning scientist, Cornelia Parker's unique partnerships result in truly inspiring artworks. Read about three standout collaborations inside her new Tate Britain exhibition ➡️From surreal collages to giant ice creams, we're exploring the fantastical world of Chila Kumari Singh Burman, the Liverpool-born artist who transformed Tate Britain for #Diwali2020. ✨ Join @tate_kids here:Tate on TwitterAccording to the inscription, this painting shows ‘Two Ladies of the Cholmondeley Family, Who were born the same day, Married the same day, And brought to Bed [gave birth] the same day’. On free display at Tate Britain in Walk Through British Art 1540:Where do you go to escape? ⛵🌄🏝️ 96 prints by Julian Trevelyan are available to view by appointment in the Prints and Drawings Room at Tate Britain.📢 Tickets are on sale today for Tate Britain's major exhibition of #LynetteYiadomBoakye! It'll be the biggest show to date of one of the most important painters working today. Tickets here:Today marks Ukraine's Independence Day 🇺🇦 Find Vanessa Winship's poetic photographs of Ukraine on the Manton landing at Tate Britain. Working with rhythm, beauty & sensibility, Winship explores concepts of borders, land, memory, identity and history. https://t.co/ZL6SvfncEh 🕊️Eve. Watercolour of a marble sculpture by Sir Thomas Brock. 1900. Seen in Tate Britain.Lisa Brice's work captures women in moments of down-time, engaged in private worlds. You can now revisit Tate Britain's 2018 ArtNow: Lisa Brice show with TheVOVart, a platform offering exhibitions from home. 🏠 Hurry—the virtual exhibition ends Sunday:A warming work for a wet day 🔥 Susan Hiller's 'Belshazzar’s Feast, the Writing on Your Wall' combines photography, drawing, sound and furnishings with film footage of flames. Feel the warmth in Tate Britain's 60 Years display.Tate, @Artangel & @A_New_Direction are excited that Steve McQueen's Year3Project at Tate Britain has been nominated for a 2020 South Bank SkyArts Award alongside @NPGLondon's Martin Parr & @_WhiteCube's Tracey Emin shows! Good luck everyone https://t.co/ueYlUaaJCZ ⭐Hew Locke's 'Procession' is made up of 150 imaginary figures, each handmade down to every colour and detail. The figures invite us to march alongside them, into an enlarged vision of an imagined future. Meet the Procession, free, at Tate Britain ➡️ https://t.co/A4y6zwYWmL ️️ Are you visiting LifeBetweenIslands with your family? Read our top tips to get the most out of your trip to Tate Britain:'Contradiction and harmony strut around in this painting... The work reflects some of myself but also stares back at me and offers a sense of peace.' Take a virtual walk through Tate Britain with Tate's LGBTQI+ network this Pride month:Story Space is back at Tate Britain on 12 February! Drop in for a free day of sculpture, music & storytelling for families, including a special book selection to celebrate LGBTHistoryMonth. Book your free collection tickets here:'I think that if you do pictures, they’re about what's inside you as much as what’s outside you' - PaulaRego Happy birthday to the Portuguese 'painter of stories!' We can't wait to welcome Rego's extraordinary exhibition to Tate Britain in 2021. ✨Inspired by TurnersModernWorld at Tate Britain? Continue your learning & brush up on your watercolours with this handy title for Turner lovers. Find it inWalterSickert was an artist of self-invention and the theatrical. Here he painted his friend, the singer ElizabethSwinton, in front of a Venetian skyline (although she had never visited the city). Discover more in our major show at Tate Britain:Give a year of art with a Gift Membership 🎁 From ZaneleMuholi, YayoiKusama & BruceNauman at Tate Modern to LynetteYiadomBoakye & TurnersModernWorld at Tate Britain, Members see all shows free with exclusive Members Hours away from the crowds. 💝 https://t.co/S6RVk14Lim 💝'Light is therefore colour' - J.M.W Turner 🌅 J. M. W. Turner, An Industrial Town at Sunset c.1830–2, on display in TurnersModernWorld at Tate Britain:WorkoftheWeek is this piece of optical art, which uses popping colour & geometric shapes to explore the nature of perception. Bridget Riley, Achæan, 1981 © Bridget Riley 2020. All rights reserved. On free display at Tate Britain.WorkoftheWeek is Anthea Hamilton’s ‘Karl Lagerfeld Bean Counter’, a sculpture at Tate Britain showing a young Karl Lagerfeld lounging behind a pile of buckwheat and a row of potatoes.Backlit by purple skies & a sparkling expanse, this complex image belongs to Alberta Whittle, who can be seen standing ankle-deep in rocky waters. 🌌 Delve deeper into Whittle's work, & find her celestial landscapes in LifeBetweenIslands at Tate Britain:'You can't sketch enough. Sketch everything and keep your curiosity fresh' - John Singer Sargent This sketch for Sargent's 'Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose' records the pose he planned for Polly Barnard in his much-loved painting at Tate Britain.Spotted! Lioness @alessiarusso7 visiting our very own Lioness by Dame Elisabeth Frink at Tate Britain! 🦁 Check out Alessia’s full @BBCSport FootballFocus interview, filmed at the home of British art, on BBC ONE at 12:00 BST today! ⚽Tate on Twitter

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