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Five Hundred Years of British Art

R1,750

This luxury guide to the highlights of the Tate Britain’s collection provides an essential introduction to the extraordinary development of British art over the centuries, telling the story of the collection and presenting a selection of the stunning works on display. It’s a lavishly illustrated, beautiful collection of highlights from the Tate collection over the past 500 years.

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This luxury guide to the highlights of the Tate Britain’s collection provides an essential introduction to the extraordinary development of British art over the centuries, telling the story of the collection and presenting a selection of the stunning works on display. It’s a lavishly illustrated, beautiful collection of highlights from the Tate collection over the past 500 years.

Tate Britain is the home of British art from 1500 to the present day. The collection is rich with imaginative invention and reinvention and this panoramic book celebrates this aesthetic ingenuity as an ongoing story, revealing how 500 years of art can act as a fascinating lens through which to deepen our understanding of ourselves and society, past and present, in both Britain and in the rest of the world.

Kirsteen McSwein is Assistant Curator for Interpretation at Tate Britain and is author of Tate Britain: HighlightsAutumn and Winter, also published by Tate.

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Dimensions 28 × 25 × 2.5 cm
Author

Date Published

2020

ISBN

9781849767057

Language

English

Publisher

Specifications

28 x 25 cm, 240pgs, hardback