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Black History Month: Must-see exhibitions

Black perspectives remain consistently marginalised or erased altogether. This Black History Month, we’ve rounded up some must-see exhibitions celebrating black culture. Many of the museums and galleries featured in this round up are our long-standing partners, including Tate, Charleston, and Royal Academy.

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This Black History Month, we explore the ways Basquiat told a story of black struggle through his seminal paintings and the black idols he revered including jazz pianist Thelonious Monk, legendary bebop saxophonist Charlie Parker, and boxers Sugar Ray Robinson and Muhammad Ali...

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Celebrated for his political activism, his philanthropy, and his creation of an artistic language that resonates with diverse audiences, street artist Keith Haring’s popularity endures today. We explore the artworks that helped him rocket to international fame. 

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To celebrate London Fashion Week 2021, we take a look at 1960s British fashion from our historic Photography archive. Expect short skirts, futuristic headgear, and trippy patterns...

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We catch up with painter and printmaker Andrew Lansley. In this interview, he discusses his creative practice, his artist residency in Antarctica, and how seeing wildlife in its natural habitat inspired a recent series of polar paintings.

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We take a closer look at an extremely rare edition of The ThreePenny Opera offset lithograpgh poster Hockney designed in 1972.

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Taking inspiration from French outsider artist Jean Dubuffet, David Shillinglaw creates bold landscapes and impulsive patterns. From his sunny studio in Margate, he chatted to us about his career as a painter, his collaborations with his partner Lily, and the creative body of work he touchingly refers to as 'love letters' to his young daughter. Continue reading →

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We’re immensely proud to have added Sophie Taeuber-Arp's incredible graphic prints to our collection. Her work sits amongst many other inspiring female artists who’ve also exhibited in major museums – Georgia O’KeefeFrida Kahlo, and Hilma af Klint to name a few. Take a look at our curated collection which celebrates these artists.

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Based in London, quirky collage artist Rosco Brittin tells us about his animal muses and an intriguing 'spirit genie' that offers him creative fuel...

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Celebrate 4th July with iconic artists from the USA and a curated edit that's more American than apple pie!

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Adeline is a French screen printer and artist based in Berlin. Her experimental style ranges from bold graphic illustration to vintage filmic prints, both hinting at an intriguing narrative.

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Strongly influenced by all things mid-century, UK artist Gillian Martin combines traditional ink and paint with digital medias to create quirky illustrations.

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Meet Lewes-based Abstract artist, Nils Jean.

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Karen Birchwood uses bold and vibrant colours to reflect the beauty of her surroundings through land and seascapes. Join us as we talk to Karen about her journey as an artist and the stories behind her work.