Category Archives: Tate Modern

What to Look For in a Piece of Art – Sarah Lucas and the Mitate of an Elite

Art is of course a great communicator… for centuries it was the great communicator. It still is, but reading a piece of (contemporary) art these days leads to considerable discussion and anger, (judging by newspaper columns) and yet works of … Continue reading

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Roy Lichtenstein at the Tate: the Quest for Authenticity?

The retrospective exhibition of the paintings of Roy Lichtenstein dominates the London art scene this month, with posters and billboards, plastic bags and T-shirts everywhere. Lichtenstein occupies a peculiar position in recent art history: less respected than his contemporaries Jasper … Continue reading

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