Gustav Klimt Klimt is famous for his glittering portraits of women. Many of those portraits will be on show in the UK for the first time as the first comprehensive exhibition of Klimt’s work ever staged in Britain opens at Tate Liverpool.
A selection of works by the artist Beryl Cook (1926 - 28 May 2008). The flamboyant fun-loving characters featured in her work were largely inspired by the people of Plymouth, where she lived for over 25 years.
Art In The Age Of Steam A new exhibition shows how artists including Monet, Manet, and Van Gogh were inspired by the arrival of the railways in the 19th century.
The American Scene
Featuring spectacular images of American society and culture made during a period of great social and political change from the early 1900s to 1960.
No Such Thing As Society
A document of British photography from 1967 until 1987, spanning twenty years and giving a radically new picture of these two turbulent decades.
John Keane - Angola A new exhibition by John Keane brings together paintings inspired by the artist’s trip to Angola, a country trying to recover from nearly 40 years of war.
The Camden Town Group Modern Painters, at Tate Britain in London, is a new exhibition of work from The Camden Town Group, including paintings from artists such as Walter Sickert, Spencer Gore and Robert Bevan.
One of the most versatile artists to emerge after the Russian Revolution and one of the leaders of the Russian avant-garde.
The British painter's new exhibition at Tate Britain spanning the last two decades of his work.
The Painting of Modern Life
A major new exhibition, The Painting of Modern Life, explores the use of photographic imagery in the history of contemporary painting.
Turner Prize 2008 Shortlist
Tate announced the four artists who have been shortlisted for the Turner Prize 2008: Runa Islam, Mark Leckey, Goshka Macuga and Cathy Wilkes. Work by the shortlisted artists will be shown in an exhibition at Tate Britain from 7 October. The winner will be announced on 1 December.
This major survey, in the artist’s 95th year, provides an unprecedented opportunity to reassess her work. Tate Modern until 20 Jan 2008.
Hadrian: Empire and Conflict A major new exhibition at the British Museum in London explores the legacy of Rome’s most enigmatic emperor, Hadrian (reigned AD 117–138).
Tracy Chevalier – A Thousand Words It was a Vermeer painting that inspired Tracy Chevalier’s best selling novel Girl With A Pearl Earring. Now Chevalier has curated her first exhibition, A Thousand Words.
William Holman Hunt and the Pre-Raphaelite Vision For many, William Holman Hunt is the archetypal Pre-Raphaelite artist. He was a founder member of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood - a group of artists who blazed into prominence in the mid 19th century.