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Three plus one

The floor will do nicely as a place to chill out, take a break, talk with friends. The floor is free, you don’t have to buy a drink or food to use this space. This is Tate Britain in London … Continue reading

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I was back at Tate Britain last week for lunch. I’m a member of Tate. Paying to be a Tate member gives me free entry to the permanent collections at Tate Britain, Tate Modern and the two outlying galleries in … Continue reading

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Surveyed from all sides

Last week (at the last minute, as per usual) I saw Rachel Whiteread’s exhibition at Tate Britain. She was the first woman to win the Turner Prize in 1993 and is one of the UK’s leading Sculptors, casting objects and … Continue reading

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Tate Britain’s staircase

One of the by-products of preparing a new talk for a Camera Club is that it very often involves a rummage in the archive to find images that help illustrate a point and which have never before ‘surfaced’. And today’s … Continue reading

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Today, we metaphorically climb the staircase at Tate Britain that was the feature of my last post – Disappearing Act – and very shortly find ourselves in a vast dimly-lit, high-ceilinged cathedral-like space. The contrast from the brightly coloured staircase … Continue reading

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Disappearing Act

We went to Tate Britain recently to see the L S Lowry exhibition.  Lowry painted the industrial landscapes of Lancashire in the first half of the 20th Century. Lowry became, justifiably, an immensely popular and much loved painter. His painting … Continue reading

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