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Tate Britain (Gallery)

Works: 786 works in 1,440 publications in 6 languages and 34,291 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Guidebooks  Interviews  Catalogs  Internet videos  Periodicals  Documentary films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: his, Producer, Other, Organizer of meeting, Publisher, isb, Owner
Classifications: ND497.T8, 759.2
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American sublime : landscape painting in the United States, 1820-1880 by Andrew Wilton( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Published to accompany a major transatlantic exhibition, this volume rejoices in America the beautiful as seen in some of the country's most glorious landscape paintings. 113 illustrations
Lucian Freud by William Feaver( Book )

8 editions published in 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richly illustrated with photographs from the artist's personal archives, this book contains a detailed analysis of Lucian Freud's work. A full chronology and bibliography are also included
Pre-Raphaelites : Victorian art and design by T. J Barringer( Book )

15 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood shook the mid-19th-century art world. Effectively Britain's first modern art movement, the Brotherhood combined rebellion and revivalism, scientific precision, and imaginative grandeur. Today, the works of the Pre-Raphaelites are among the best known of all English paintings, and yet they have often been dismissed or misunderstood as Victoriana or escapism. This fascinating book convincingly corrects that view, examining works in a wide variety of media and demonstrating the broad scope of the movement's revolutionary ideas about art, design, and society. Led by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, William Holman Hunt, and John Everett Millais, the Pre-Raphaelites' unflinchingly radical style, inspired by the purity of early Renaissance painting, defied convention, provoked critics, and entranced audiences. Many of their most famous paintings are featured, including Millais's Ophelia and Ford Madox Brown's The Last of England. This book also includes sculpture, photography, and the applied arts, the last of which shows the important role the Brotherhood played in the early development of the Arts and Crafts movement and the socialist ideas of the poet, designer, and theorist William Morris."--Publisher's website
William Blake by William Blake( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Published to accompany the largest Blake exhibition ever mounted, this book "closely examines Blake's vision, personal mythology, political views, and highly idiosyncratic painting techniques."--Jacket
J.M.W. Turner : painting set free by J. M. W Turner( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When the prolific British painter Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775-1851) died at the age of 76, his contemporaries held a generally negative view of his recent work, describing it as indulgent, eccentric, and even repulsive. But over the past century, a number of curators and critics have reassessed Turner's late paintings. Instead of finding his employment of shimmering color to evoke light unpleasant or unskilled, they have seen it as a precursor to the Impressionists and consider his use of abstraction to be distinctly modern. In this elegantly conceived volume, leading experts on Turner consider these contrasting views of the artist in a groundbreaking exploration of his paintings. They examine his notes and sketchbooks to determine whether his health may have impacted his art and how Victorian views of old age influenced perceptions of the elderly artist. They also question the notion that Turner's late work articulated a conclusive, radical vision heedless of public reaction, for evidence makes clear that he had a firm idea of the art market in his day"--Publisher's description
Thomas Gainsborough : 1727-1788 by Thomas Gainsborough( Book )

9 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Gainsborough (1727-1788) was one of the masters of 18th-century art. This stunning book, published to accompany a major international exhibition covering the artist's entire career, reveals the sheer range, quality, and originality of Gainsborough's work, from his engagingly naturalistic landscapes and touching images of children to his sophisticated and glamorous society portraits. In their revealing essay, Michael Rosenthal and Martin Myrone explore Gainsborough's dynamic involvement with the social world of his day, while other essays explore his subtle approach to the lucrative world of fashionable portraiture and the often pointed social commentary behind his seductive landscapes. This volume provides new and refreshing insights into Gainsborough as an artist who succeeded in creating an experimental and modern art for his own time, and whose works remain vital and rewarding today
J.M.W. Turner by J. M. W Turner( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accompanying the largest ever touring exhibition of Turner's works in the USA, this book explores the artist's legacy and the importance of his ideas for succeeding generations of painters on both sides of the Atlantic
Bridget Riley by Bridget Riley( Book )

8 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bridget Riley is one of Britain's most celebrated artists, and her career has been distinguished by a series of remarkable innovations. She first attracted critical attention with the dazzling black-and-white paintings she began to make in 1961. Her participation in the seminal exhibition The Responsive Eye at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, in 1965 and her triumph at the Venice Biennale in 1968 - when she became the first living British painter to win the International Prize for painting - established her as an artist of the first rank." "Bridget Riley surveys the artist's entire career and includes key examples of all phases of her work. It offers the opportunity both to review many early, celebrated paintings and to see these afresh in the context of recent works in which light, colour, movement and space are drawn into fresh and unexpected relationships. Numerous preparatory working studies are reproduced to illuminate the artist's complex and fascinating working processes." "Essays from Paul Moorhouse, Richard Shiff and Robert Kudielka provide an overview of her art and career, along with new insights into the relation of Riley's work to theories of aesthetics and perception."--Jacket
Ruskin, Turner, and the pre-Raphaelites by Robert Hewison( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"John Ruskin was the first critic to make his reputation by championing contemporary art: first by defending Turner, in his book Modern Painters, and then by giving his decisive support to the avant-garde, the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. He bacame one of the defining voices of the nineteenth century, engaging not only in the discussion of art and architecture, but in the social issues of his age. Ruskin, Turner and the Pre-Raphaelites, which marks the centenary of Ruskin's death, recovers his role as a contemporary critic by bringing together many of the masterpieces that he wrote about, and exploring his personal links with some of the greatest painters of the Victorian period. He was also an artist in his own right, and Ruskin's finest drawings are used to demonstrate the arguments of a critic for whom 'All great art is praise.' Also featured are many works that were in Ruskin's own art collection"--Page 4 of cover
Exposed : the Victorian nude( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The exposure of the body through representations of the nude was one of the most controversial issues in Victorian art. In an era that witnessed a broader audience for art and the development of new reproductive technologies, the nude was implicated in a variety of debates concerning public health and morals, which meant it could not be comfortably contained within the confines of high culture." "This illustrated publication surveys the full range of Victorian representations of female and male figures. While concentrating on painting, sculpture and drawing, it also explores the depiction of the body in other media, including photography, popular illustration and film, exposing issues of morality, sexuality and desire that remain relevant today."--Jacket
Turner and Venice by Ian Warrell( Book )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catalog of an exhibition by Tate Britain in association with the Kimbell Art Museum
Turner and the masters by Tate Britain (Gallery)( Book )

9 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"J.M.W. Turner (1775-1851) is widely regarded as the greatest painter Britain has ever produced. Despite the many books and exhibitions that have been devoted to him, there is one aspect of his extraordinary oeuvre that has never been thoroughly examined. Uniquely in the history of European art, he took on all comers, past and present, that he considered worthy of a challenge, creating his own images in their styles. These works were both acts of homage and a sophisticated form of art criticism, demonstrating his understanding of great art and his ability to equal or better the most celebrated exponents of the landscape tradition. No artist, however revered, was considered beyond challenge. This unique habit is clearly a key to understanding Turner's art, yet the issue is one that has so far never been thoroughly addressed on Turner and on British art of the 18th and 19th centuries. In "Turner and the Masters" leading authorities explore this fascinating aspect of his career, revealing new detail on the debts and rivalries that shaped his work in often unexpected ways. Accompanying a major touring exhibition that brings together works by Turner with masterpieces by Claude, Canaletto, Ruisdael, Van de Velde, Poussin, Rubens and Rembrandt, as well as by Turner's contemporaries including Constable and Bonnington, this book firmly positions Turner in the company of the greatest painters of all time. The contributors include Guillaume Faroult, Sarah Monks, Martin Myrone, Kathleen Nicholson, Philippa Simpson and Ian Warrell."--Jacket
Peter Doig by Peter Doig( Book )

12 editions published in 2008 in 4 languages and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presenting an exploration of the work of leading contemporary painter Peter Doig, this title includes comparatives and source material, featuring interviews with the artist by Chris Ofili
Degas, Sickert and Toulouse-Lautrec : London and Paris, 1870-1910 by Anna Gruetzner Robins( Book )

9 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Between 1870 and 1910 the burgeoning populations and hectic speed of life in London and Paris fascinated artists on both sides of the English Channel. French artists such as Edgar Degas and Henri Toulouse-Lautrec pioneered new ways of representing city life, profoundly influencing many British artists." "This publication examines the exciting and controversial exchange of pictorial and aesthetic ideas that took place as British art adapted to modernity, and explores the rich interplay between the making, exhibiting and collecting of new figurative art. The pivotal figures in this cross-cultural dialogue are Degas, hailed in Britain as a genius; Sickert, whose Degas-inspired art explored the gritty, urban side of modern life; and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, whose largest one-man show was staged in Regent Street, London. Works by these and other key artists, including Vuillard, Bonnard, Tissot, Whistler, Steer and Rothenstein, involved society portraiture and posters, scenes of the street and public entertainment, creating evocative images of the decadence and spectacle of the fin-de-siecle metropolis"--Jacket
Art & the 60s : this was tomorrow by Art the 60s( Book )

8 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Art and the 60s presents a comprehensive cultural history of the period, exploring a wide range of visual media, including fine art, architecture and photography, examining works in the context of such phenomena as Americanisation, the breakdown of the divide between 'high' and 'low' culture, pop music, the sexual revolution and the growth of the counter-culture." "Illustrated throughout and featuring contributions by leading writers on the period, Art and the 60s is both a history of the art of a generation and the portrait of an era."--Jacket
Joshua Reynolds : the creation of celebrity by Joshua Reynolds( Book )

7 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Joshua Reynolds: The Creation of Celebrity examines Reynolds in the social, political and cultural context of a century that cultivated a very modern notion of fame. This new approach to Reynolds considers his life and career in terms of a conscious quest for celebrity. --BOOK JACKET
The Vorticists : manifesto for a modern world by Mark Antliff( Book )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vorticism was a brief-lived but explosive art movement that emerged in London on the eve of the First World War. This book provides a thorough account of vorticism, its origins and its impact on both sides of the Atlantic. Essays explore its history through its exhibitions and its critical reception
Chris Ofili by Chris Ofili( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This title illustrates works from Chris Ofili's career. It includes an interview with the artist, giving insight into his inspiration and motivation. It also contains essays by leading critics
Pre-Raphaelite vision : truth to nature by Allen Staley( Book )

10 editions published in 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This authoritative and lavishly illustrated book explores a key theme within Victorian art and highlights an aspect of Pre-Raphaelitism that is often overlooked. Published to accompany a major touring exhibition Pre-Raphaelitie Vision: Truth to Nature is the first new study of landscape in Pre-Raphaelite painting for many years. It is an essential addition to the library of all those interested in Pre-Raphaelitism and the English landscape tradition."--Jacket
Watercolour by Tate Britain (Gallery)( Book )

10 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Watercolour is a universal medium, used around the world by amateurs and children as well as by professional artists. This book explores the art of watercolour in Britain from its beginnings in the Middle Ages up to the present day. It includes classic works by artists including Turner, Girtin and Samuel Palmer
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
American sublime : landscape painting in the United States, 1820-1880
Lucian FreudWilliam BlakeThomas Gainsborough : 1727-1788J.M.W. TurnerBridget RileyRuskin, Turner, and the pre-RaphaelitesExposed : the Victorian nudeTurner and Venice
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Tate Britain Art Gallery.

Tate Britain Gallery.

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