The latest makeover won’t make Tate Britain 'cool', but it has become far more welcoming and architecturally elegant
The Turner Prize-winning artist Grayson Perry has attacked Damien Hirst’s work as “hackneyed” and “tatty”. The transvestite potter, 53, who will deliver the BBC Reith Lectures this month, said the “phenomenally successful” artist was playing “a good game”.
The family foundation of the international shipping magnate Eyal Ofer has donated £10 million to Tate Modern to help fund its development.
Major exhibitions by Matisse, Turner and Mondrian will be among the highlights of next year's shows at the Tate galleries.
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Tate bosses have apologised "unreservedly" for a ticketing disaster this week which left many fans of German electronic group Kraftwerk unable to see the band after the gallery's website could not cope with demand.
A self-proclaimed artist has been jailed for two years for defacing a painting by Mark Rothko worth up to £9m in the name of his yellowist movement.
Fans flocked in droves to Tate's website this morning to purchase tickets for the hotly anticipated Kraftwerk gigs at the Tate Modern's Turbine Hall.
'I use my obsession with weather in everything that I do'
The West can no longer claim to be the dominant force in modern art, the director of the Tate museums has declared, after announcing a major shift towards acquiring and exhibiting the best new work from Africa, Latin America and the Middle East.
'I feel evicted – both from my studio and from my medium'
A man accused of criminal damage after a Mark Rothko painting was defaced at London's Tate Modern gallery is to deny the charge, a court heard today.
Opera isn’t really Olympic, because a prize is just the start. A great singer grows, matures, transforms – and three generations of vocal giants arrived at Covent Garden, ready to prove it.
Visitors to London's Tate Modern gallery this Summer may find themselves holding a conversation with a complete stranger in a cavernous hall as part of a piece of art.
The world's first permanent galleries dedicated to performance art were unveiled today at Tate Modern
Few artists are so defined by a single image, but with no Scream pictures to steal the show, the Norwegian hypochondriac is seen in a new light