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News: Tate Britain Gets Facelift

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Over the past ten years, visitors to the Tate Britain have gone up by over 60%, putting a toll on this somewhat modest gallery’s facilities. In order to help accommodate the new influx of patrons, the Tate Britain will undergo 45 million pounds in improvements, from new walls to a re-hanging of all the museum’s paintings.   Construction is set ... Read More »

Greatest Hits: The Tate Britain’s Chris Ofili Retrospective as a Mixtape

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  As an article over at Arts21 notes, “The new Chris Ofili mid-career retrospective at Tate Britain feels like walking through a mixtape of semi-obscure black American music from the last 50 years, created by a middle-aged record shop owner with an encyclopedic knowledge of musical history and a body odor problem.” Actually, it’s not just the backward glance that ... Read More »

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