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Meet 500 Years of British Art - Room: 1540-1650

Tate’s curators introduce the new displays at Tate Britain, from 1540 to the present. This week Tim Batchelor explores the period 1540 – 1650.

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Who Are You Grayson Perry?

When Grayson Perry won the Turner Prize in 2003 for his Grecian-like pot, dressed as his alter-ego Claire, he was only half jesting when he said, “It’s about time a transvestite potter won the Turner Prize!”.  641 more words

Turner Prize - 2014

The Turner Prize was first established, and first began, back in 1984 and is an annual prize which is well known for it’s element of controversy in terms of the art work presented. 261 more words


Turner Prize 2014

The Turner Prize is an extremely prestigious annual award named after the artist J. Turner, it was first held in 1984 and is affiliated with the Tate galleries, being held every year at the Tate Britain. 148 more words


Nativity Day 9

Donkey has just arrived home from her day off being cultural and general achievement (bank, post office etc etc).  And she is delighted with the stable.   333 more words


…intensity is all. The tragedy to which you are bearing witness may be of epic proportions but your audience is more likely to feel the tremors if you work in miniature. 47 more words


The Turner Prize 2014 Review

The winner of the prize – Duncan Campbell – was announced yesterday. Unfortunately I didn’t include him in my review because I failed to really connect with the work or have anything particularly kind to say about it. 22 more words