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Tate Britain Senior Curator to Join Serpentine Galleries

After serving as a curator of contemporary British art since 1999, Lizzie Carey-Smith, will leave her role as senior curator at Tate Britain to join Serpentine Galleries as head of programs. The shift comes shortly after the Tate announced that … Read More


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Alex Farquharson Named Director of Tate Britain

The Tate Britain announced today that, starting in the late fall of this year, Alex Farquharson will be the museum’s new director. Farquharson is currently the executive director of the contemporary arts center Nottingham Contemporary, which he also founded.Since Nottingham … Read More


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Morning Links: ‘Game House’ Edition

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Morning Links: Money Laundering Allegations Edition

The director of the Tate Britain, Penelope Curtis, is leaving to head the Calouste Gulbenkian museum in Lisbon. She had been director at the museum since 2010. [The Guardian]Royal Bank of Canada’s wealth-management subsidiary in the Bahamas is reportedly involved in tax fraud … Read More


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Tracey Emin's My Bed (1998).


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Morning Links: ‘My Bed’ Edition

Danny McDonald’s “The Beads (That Bought Manhattan)” at Bortolozzi Galerie in Berlin. [Contemporary Art Daily]A review of Silent Dialogues, art historian Alexander Nemerov’s account of the sibling rivalry between his father, U.S. Poet Laureate Howard Nemerov, and his aunt, the photographer … Read More


Looking at Art
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Turner’s Perfect Storm

Lashed to the mast for four hours as the ship heaved and plunged, the artist experienced the violent sea Read More


Profiles
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In Hew Locke’s Blinged-Out Installations, Every Toy Jaguar Has Its Place

With a dazzling palette of beaded tapestries, flying boats, and distinctive reliefs of Queen Elizabeth II, Hew Locke comments on the relationship between England and its former colonies Read More


Profiles Reviews
Visitors could walk through the partly disassembled Gulf Stream camper featured in the installation Quiver of Arrows at 303 Gallery in New York last year.

Britain’s Curator of Garbage

Mike Nelson’s multiroom installations hint at marginal lives and fallen ideologies. Read More