29.7.22

A Taste for Impressionism | Modern French Art from Millet to Matisse

The remarkable story of how Scotland became home to one of the world’s greatest collections of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art is explored in this film to accompany our big summer 2022 exhibition, A Taste for Impressionism | Modern French Art from Millet to Matisse. This film and the exhibition shares fascinating stories about how visionary Scottish collectors invested in, what were then, innovative and radical artworks, and reveal how they found their way into Scotland’s national collection. We also examine the rising prices of these artworks, and the new market for forgeries this sparked. The exhibition is on at the Royal Scottish Academy Building in Edinburgh from 30 July - 13 November 2022. For more information and booking please visit https://ift.tt/GbysvLX Facebook: https://ift.tt/t4r3lXp... Twitter: https://twitter.com/NatGalleriesSco​ Instagram: https://ift.tt/q17ECWo... Website: https://ift.tt/cyoLBwX




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25.7.22

JAMIE CREWE | ART & FRICTION

Jamie Crewe is an artist based in Glasgow. A beautiful bronze figure with a polished cocotte's head. In this film they speak to us about the role of friction in their work: about exploring queerness, melding the outside with the intimate, and how art can be used to test out thoughts that can't yet be communicated in words. ART & is a new series of films from the National Galleries of Scotland – using contemporary art to explore wider social, political, and cultural themes. Created in collaboration with artists, these films will examine the connections between contemporary art and the world it’s made in. Jamie’s website: https://ift.tt/mlR09L7 Facebook: https://ift.tt/eEhHmgG Twitter: https://twitter.com/NatGalleriesSco Instagram: https://ift.tt/uXtD9om Website: https://ift.tt/EBiDR7Y




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22.7.22

Ingrid Pollard – 'It's the beginning of a conversation' | Tate

In this film, artist and photographer Ingrid Pollard talks to us about the ideas behind her landscape imagery, who we can see if her portraiture photography and her move into sculpture pieces. Subscribe for weekly films: http://goo.gl/X1ZnEl




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15.7.22

Ask the Artist | Questions for Cornelia Parker | Tate

Artist Cornelia Parker responds to questions from visitors to her 2022 exhibition at Tate Britain. What advice would she give to herself as a young artist? Why is she so drawn to chalk as an artistic medium? And which building would she like to blow up next? Cornelia Parker is one of Britain's best loved and most acclaimed contemporary artists. Always driven by curiosity, she reconfigures domestic objects to question our relationship with the world. Using transformation, playfulness and storytelling, she engages with important issues of our time, be it violence, ecology or human rights. Subscribe for weekly films: http://goo.gl/X1ZnEl




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6.7.22

Create Dots Like Kusama

Join artist Jenny to create a dotty viewfinder inspired by Yayoi Kusama! Find out more about Kusama and her relationship with nature - then try out making your own fun, flowery artwork at home Find out more and watch other videos on #TateKids: www.tate.org.uk/kids




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1.7.22

Radical Landscapes: British Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Communities in Art | Tate

In this short film, artist Delaine Le Bas, writer Damian Le Bas and activist Lois Brookes-Jones respond to artworks in Tate’s collection that represent members of British Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities. Watch the group discuss the ways in which artists and photographers have approached the subject, whether through the anonymous landscape paintings of JMW Turner or the more sensitive portraits of Laura Knight and Chris Killip. Delaine Le Bas also takes us into the heart of the West Sussex countryside, which inspired her new performance and installation Rinkeni Pani 2022. The title of the work is English Romani for ‘beautiful water’ and refers to both her great grandmother - who urged Le Bas never to waste precious water – as well as the increasing lack of access to water experienced by populations in the face of climate emergency. Subscribe for weekly films: http://goo.gl/X1ZnEl




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Sargent's Diva Portrait | Tate

After watching Ellen Terry play the role of Lady Macbeth in 1888, artist John Singer Sargent knew he had to paint her. But his dramatic port...