Tate britain

Unmissable: ‘The Horse, the Rider and the Clown’, 1943–4, by Matisse will go on show at Tate Modern in April

Art shows you simply mustn't miss in 2014

11 January 2014 9:00 am

Andrew Lambirth reveals the treats on show in 2014

Modernist Marxists skew the Lowry exhibition

27 July 2013 9:00 am

There has been much positive comment about the rehang of the Tate’s permanent collection, which sees a welcome return to…

‘The Fever Van’, 1935, by L.S. Lowry

At last! The snobbish Tate has finally overcome its distaste for L.S. Lowry

22 June 2013 9:00 am

Tom Rosenthal looks forward to the shamefully long overdue Lowry retrospective at Tate Britain

‘Blackbird’, 1998, by Gary Hume

One leaves the Patrick Caulfield exhibition longing to see more

22 June 2013 9:00 am

In the wake of the Roy Lichtenstein blockbuster at Tate Modern comes Patrick Caulfield at Tate Britain, and what a…

Best in show

15 January 2011 12:00 am

Penelope Curtis, director of Tate Britain, talks to Ariane Bankes about the planned revamp of the museum and 100 different ways of showing sculpture

Treasure trove

27 November 2010 12:00 pm

One afternoon in the winter of 1992 I was on a bus traversing London’s Millbank when an extraordinary sight caught my eye. A bright red Triumph Spitfire had been driven up the imposing front steps of the Tate Gallery and abandoned there. Not for the first time in my life I wished I had a camera with me. Only later did I learn that some disaffected artist or taxpayer had committed this spectacular act as a protest against the Turner Prize.