Discover the incredible fictions of Joan Fontcuberta in his first major UK exhibition, featuring six conceptually independent narratives that mix fact with fiction and science with art.
“Photography is a tool to negotiate our idea of reality. Thus it is the responsibility of photographers to not contribute with anaesthetic images but rather to provide images that shake consciousness.”
– Joan Fontcuberta Read more »
From Suffragette teapots to protest robots, this exhibition will be the first to examine the powerful role of objects in movements for social change. It will demonstrate how political activism drives a wealth of design ingenuity and collective creativity that defy standard definitions of art and design.
From well-loved toys and treasured family gifts to tiny childhood outfits, a special exhibition at Buckingham Palace will give an unprecedented glimpse into life as a young member of the royal family growing up at Buckingham Palace.
Spanning more than 250 years, Royal Childhood brings together objects from the Royal Collection, the Royal Archives and the private collections of members of the Royal Family, as well as previously unseen photographs and film footage.
The American architect Louis Kahn (1901-1974) is regarded as one of the great master builders of the Twentieth Century. Kahn created buildings of monumental beauty with powerful universal symbolism.
This exhibition encompasses an unprecedented and diverse range of architectural models, original drawings, travel sketches, photographs and films. Highlights of the exhibition include a four-metre-high model of the spectacular City Tower designed for Philadelphia (1952-57), as well as previously unseen film footage shot by Kahn’s son Nathaniel Kahn, director of the film ‘My Architect’.
The EY Exhibition: Late Turner – Painting Set Free is the first major exhibition to survey the achievements of the last works of J.M.W. Turner (1775–1851). The exhibition reassesses Turner’s extraordinary body of work during his final period (1835–50) when some of his most celebrated works were created.
(Image:Joseph Mallord William Turner Ancient Rome; Agrippina Landing with the Ashes of Germanicus exhibited 1839 Oil on canvas)
After Dark is a series of live events taking place over five nights at Tate Britain. Via an online portal, the public will be able to control robots and roam the galleries in search of 500 years of British art.
All four of the robots will be controlled by members of the public worldwide, just login and join the queue to have your chance.
For everyone else, tune-in to robot-cam and see what the bots see, and hear what
they hear, in the museum after dark! Read more »
One of the four artists known collectively as the Scottish Colourists, John Duncan Fergusson (1874-1961) was at the forefront of the introduction of modern art into Britain. His work combined a passionate knowledge of contemporary French art with the painterly traditions of Scotland. Read more »
Kazimir Malevich (1878–1935) was a deeply radical and influential figure in modern art. His breaking away from century-old traditions of painting and representation coincided with one of the most turbulent moments in 20th century history, from the First World War through the October Revolution to the rise of Stalinism.
This groundbreaking exhibition, the first major Malevich retrospective for almost 25 years, will offer an expansive view of his career in its entirety.