Posts Tagged "galleries"

London Video of the Week: Celebrities Unlock Art for Tate

Comedian, writer and art-lover Frank Skinner whizzes through the history of performance art in this film for Tate.

Skinner is one of a number of celebrities, including Alan Cumming and Doctor Who star Peter Capaldi, who are fronting the films which Tate hopes will help “unlock art” and bring it to a wider audience. All of the films in the series deal with big topics in art in just five minutes.

Tate is a family of four art galleries, two of which are in London: Tate Modern and Tate Britain.

Turner Prize at Tate Britain

The Turner Prize exhibition opens today at Tate Britain and, as ever, it’s guaranteed to be controversial. Roger Hiorns’ work includes a heap of dust from an atomised passenger jet engine, and sculptures made from cows’ brains. Enrico David’s exhibits include …