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Tate Modern

Tate Modern turns 20

To mark the London museum’s big birthday, we have searched our archive for our favourite articles on the institution, from a critic's take on the café’s cuisine to an interview with Tate’s former director Nicholas Serota ahead of the Switch House’s opening in 2016

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Adventures with Van Gogh

The astonishing tales of how the Sunflowers survived the Second World War

To mark VE Day, we investigate the fate of Van Gogh’s masterpieces under Hitler and Churchill

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Happy birthday Beuys: German museums band together to celebrate artist’s 2021 centenary

Twenty institutions in 12 cities are planning exhibitions and events for 100th anniversary of Joseph Beuys’s birth

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Raphael

For this week only: unrepeatable chance to see Raphael’s tapestries with Michelangelo’s ceiling

The Vatican Museums celebrate Raphael’s 500th anniversary by hanging his tapestries in the Sistine Chapel for which they were created

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Serpentine Galleries

How London's Serpentine Galleries is going green for its 50th birthday

Exhibitions in 2020 include Ghanaian photographer James Barnor, US painter Jennifer Packer, Chinese artist Cao Fei and Strasbourg-born Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster

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Exhibitions

'Shameful scar': Centenary of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre marked in New Delhi exhibition

Show exploring the fateful event that saw hundreds of people killed by British soldiers aims to commemorate "forgotten martyrs"

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Rembrandt special: the complete artist

As shows marking the 350th anniversary of the Old Master's death open, we look at his masterpieces at the Rijksmuseum, Dulwich Picture Gallery and the British Museum. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.

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Bauhaus

Bauhaus is 100 years old in 2019—but which one are we celebrating?

The German school, one of the crucibles of Modernism, was a complex entity

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Highlights from Duke of Orléans collection brought together for 300th birthday of New Orleans

Exhibition at the New Orleans Museum of Art will include works by Veronese, Reni and Rubens

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Tintoretto’s 500th anniversary takes over Venice

The “avant-garde superstar” of the Renaissance is celebrated in his home city before works make rare trip to the US

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From the rise of the Colourists to refugees in Scottish art: the Fleming Collection at 50

Two exhibitions in Scotland celebrate the collection’s birthday

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Public art

Jeremy Deller to unveil plans for Manchester's Peterloo Massacre memorial in October

Designs and location of statue for bicentenary of "turning point in UK democracy" will be put to public consultation

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The Buck stopped here

Party performances and a concrete cake: Hayward Gallery celebrates its 50th

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A hundred works for 100 years: New York’s Neue Galerie marks Klimt and Schiele's centenary

New show explores how the Austrian artists tackled “issues that we’re grappling with today”

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Leaders

Egon Schiele was not a sex offender

The 100th anniversary of Austrian artist’s death has arrived just in time for the #MeToo movement

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Phyllida Barlow’s feat of engineering for Jupiter Artland’s tenth birthday

Joana Vasconcelos, who is showing a giant stiletto at the Edinburgh venue, will launch her on-site swimming pool next year

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Ottawa Art Gallery grows five times bigger in time for its 30th birthday

The free-entry museum of Canadian art was initially scheduled to be completed last year

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London museum to replace 300-year-old collection of male portraits with women

Foundling Museum launches £20,000 crowdfunding campaign for show that marks centenary of women’s right to vote in the UK

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From Moomins to mobile phones: Finland celebrates 100 years of independence

Exhibitions at home and abroad mark centenary of country's split from Russia

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Artists

Cai Guo-Qiang’s pyrotechnic mushroom cloud successfully erupts over Chicago

Multi-coloured explosive commission marks the 75th anniversary of the first nuclear reaction

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In the frame

Here’s looking at the ‘real’ and ‘reel’ Casablanca

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Cultural exchange

Forty years of Arab-British cultural diplomacy—through the eyes of the housekeeper

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Bauhaus centenary in 2019 will be marked by events across Germany and beyond

New museums in Weimar and Dessau, extension to Berlin archive and “Grand Tour of Modernism” are among initiatives planned

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Celebrate our 25th anniversary at MoMA

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Museums go Bard: the best Shakespeare exhibitions

We choose the must-see shows that commemorate the 400th anniversary of the playwright’s death

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The Queen's image: how portrayals of Elizabeth II have changed over the past 90 years

From Cecil Beaton to Lucian Freud and Annie Leibovitz, Roy Strong looks back at depictions of the monarch

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Egypt

How art is keeping alive the memory of the 2011 Egyptian Revolution

Five years after the uprisings in Cairo, the spirit of the protests lives on in cultural projects

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Contemporary art

Artists sign up for Great War commemoration

Rebecca Warren, Ciara Phillips, Yinka Shonibare and Imran Qureshi will create new works as part of UK’s official arts programme, 14-18 Now

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Art

Art world commemorates 50th anniversary of Alberto Giacometti’s death

Raft of exhibitions and projects are due to launch this year

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Art

‘Art provides the answers to questions no one has asked’

The second “What is Art For?” investigation took place in the Hermitage Theatre last month

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Hauser & Wirth

Hauser & Wirth makes a big birthday book

Another 20-year landmark, now in print

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Art Basel

Art Basel celebrates its fortieth birthday

The milestone is marked with nod to all the dealers who have contributed to the event since 1970

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Russian art

Russian art collective AES+F celebrates 20th anniversary with retrospective

Tate acquires edition of video shown at this year’s Venice Biennale

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Alberto Giacometti

Giacometti's expressions of moment-to-moment mortal experience to be subject of centenary exhibition at the Fondation de l'Hermitage

While the retrospective spans every stage of his career, his portraits of Robert Sainsbury and other members of the Sainsbury Family constitute the focal point

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Alberto Giacometti

Norwich's Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts marks 100 years since Giacometti's birth

Sir Robert and Lady Sainsbury's personal connection to Giacometti meant the committee had no trouble engaging lenders

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Two exhibitions celebrating the centenary of Giacometti's birth examine the fruitful relationships he shared with artists to which he was bonded by blood or everything but

While the Fondazione Mazzotta concentrates on how mountainous terrain shaped the family psyche, his associations with Balthus and Cartier-Bresson are made clear in the European Academy's "Friendship: the only land"

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Colonial Williamsburg

Colonial Williamsburg: Authentic, fake or 1920s dreamland?

Giles Waterfield, former director of the Dulwich Picture Gallery, looks at how the Colonial Willamsburg Foundation tackles the problems of shifting historical perspectives

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Rothko Chapel

Books: The Rothko chapel and religious art without God

A study in obscurity for the twenty-fifth anniversary

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Anniversary

On Knoedler & Company's 150th anniversary, we remember the masterpieces that have graced their walls

This month, the New York gallery celebrates its sesquicentennial with an exhibition on its most famous paintings and clients

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Art Basel

The Basel Art Fair celebrates its silver jubilee

25 years of the world’s top fair, from 15 to 20 June

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Edouard Vuillard

Exhibition at Lyon's Musée des Beaux Arts rings in fifty years since Vuillard's death

A retrospective of this scale could not have happened without Nantes' Musée des Beaux Arts and the Caixa de Pensiones lending their assistance

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Happy birthday to Wartski

Gold box exhibition to celebrate 125 years