9 October 2016

Tate Gallery Purchases Faux Hotel Signs Through WME | IMG Frieze Fund

It is always a highpoint of the Frieze Art Fair when the annual Tate purchase is revealed. This year, £150,000 has been made available for the Fund, supported for the first time by WME | IMG. The Fund enables Tate to acquire works by emerging and leading international artists at the Fair. To date, more […]

18 August 2016

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Tate’s Online Archive Project Reaches 3/4m Users Since Going Digital

The Tate’s Archives & Access project, a large-scale digitisation and outreach programme funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and Tate, has attracted over three-quarters of a million visits from around the world since online publication began in 2014. Over 52,000 pieces from collections in the Tate Archive are now online.  Annotate, the crowd sourcing initiative which invites […]

2 September 2014

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Liberate Tate: New Protest Highlights Tate’s Relationship With Oil Giant BP

The art collective Liberate Tate are back with another protest highlighting the Tate’s relationship with the oil giant BP. A participatory performance in conversation with Tate’s refusal to disclose the amount of money it receives from BP is on the agenda on 6 September, 1pm. The exact Tate location has yet to be disclosed. The […]

5 October 2012

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Tate Members Pass 100,000 Mark Making It The Largest In Europe

The Tate has passed 100,000 Members for the first time making its membership scheme is the largest of all Europe’s galleries and arts venues. Tate Members was founded in 1958 to support the Gallery. Since its inception, Members have contributed to the acquisition of over 400 works for the national Collection. This includes iconic works […]

27 September 2012

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Tate Gallery Brand Strengthened As Numbers Grow Globally

The Tate have released information showing that the organisation has become one of the largest arts organisation in the world in 2011/12. It was a record year for loans as 1,621 works were lent to 279 venues across the world, including 1,105 works to 147 venues in the UK. A total of 7.1 million people […]

26 March 2011

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New Warhol Exhibition Dazzles Southampton

A new exhibition exploring the Art of Andy Warhol opens it’s doors to the public on the 27th March in Southampton. It explores a wide spectrum of mediums covering all periods of the artist’s output. The 200 plus works exhibited is part of the Tate’s and the National Galleries of Scotland’s Artist Rooms series deriving […]