The Turner Prize 2022 exhibition has opened at Tate Liverpool, unveiling the four shortlisted artists, Heather Phillipson, Ingrid Pollard, Veronica Ryan and Sin Wai Kin.
7 October 2022
The current Exhibition at Tate Liverpool, “Dark Waters”, consists of works by Joseph Mallory William Turner and Lamin Fofana.
In the early morning hours, I walked beside a tranquil River Mersey towards Tate Liverpool’s press launch, where there was an exciting buzz as we all anticipated the nominees of the Turner Prize shortlist for 2022. Helen Legg, Director of Tate Liverpool and Co-chair of the Turner Prize jury, announced the list of artists nominated […]
23 October 2021
It’s a challenging and wonderful exhibition by a woman artist, Lucy McKenzie, Glasgow born, Brussels – based
28 September 2021
Emily Speed’s new exhibition at Tate Liverpool is based upon the human body and related very much so to architecture.
26 July 2021
Lucian Freud – Real Lives is the first exhibition of his work in the North West for thirty years. Widely regarded as a master of modern…
17 December 2020
Aliza Nisenbaum is a painter, living and working in New York. Describing herself as torn between wanting to be a social worker or a painter
18 December 2019
The exhibition, AMALGAM by Theaster Gates, now showing at Tate Liverpool is an experience not to be missed with a poignant message for our times.
16 June 2019
The highly anticipated first UK exhibition of Keith Haring’s work has opened at Tate Liverpool. It is vast, covering most aspects of his work and career. This was my first experience seeing so many pieces by this seminal figure from the 1980s,’ in the flesh, so I was curious to learn more about the man.
29 November 2018
It was captivating to see the Fernand Léger exhibition (until 17 March 2019) at Tate Liverpool.
Looks like Tate Liverpool has once again trumped (if that word is still acceptable) Tate Modern or in fact all of the major London Galleries by mounting the first serious show of the late great graffiti artist Keith Haring (1958–1990).
20 July 2018
If you’re planning on heading out of London this summer, Artlyst has put together a list of twelve exhibitions to see around the UK. The main event over the summer has to be the Liverpool Biennial but Artlyst is covering this deserving spectacle elsewhere. However, while in Liverpool don’t miss Tate Liverpool’s powerful comparison study of Egon Schiele and Francesca Woodman and the 60th anniversary John Moores Painting Prize at the Walker Art Gallery. Elsewhere around Britain shows not to miss include the Patrick Heron retrospective at Tate St Ives, Elisabeth Frink at Abbot Hall in Cumbria, Yves Klein at Blenheim Palace and Antony Gormley at Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge.
26 May 2018
There is a sense of the grotesque to the work of Egon Schiele. His gnarled and crooked drawings of nudes are strong but isolated within the pure space of the surrounding paper. Limbs become exaggerated and deformed as in ‘’Standing Male Nude’, 1910,
Helen Legg currently Director of Spike Island, Bristol, has been appointed the new Director of Tate Liverpool.
6 January 2018
There is something very exciting about John Piper’s early works at Tate Liverpool.
26 September 2017
This is the first public gallery show of Lichtenstein’s paintings to be held in Britain since Tate Modern’s well-attended retrospective in London, in 2013.
14 July 2017
If you’re planning on leaving the capital this Summer, Artlyst has put together a selection of the best UK shows outside of London.
4 July 2017
A fascinating exhibition linking ‘Portraying a Nation’ and ‘The Evil Eye’ with works by August Sander and Otto Dix is currently showing at Tate Liverpool.
4 April 2017
On entering the ground floor gallery at Tate Liverpool, I look around and see eleven works by the American artist Ellsworth Kelly, three of which I recognise and one that seems familiar from the cover of one of my art books.
On entering the exhibition, it is slightly dark and there is a warm familiar and welcoming atmosphere if not slightly nostalgic. Tracy Emin’s famous bed, I would think is a familiar scene for many a woman. I certainly found it reminded me of my youth because I am a woman and those items from Tracy Emin’s youth and the overall scene […]
The UK’s first museum solo exhibition in more than 20 years of the French artist Yves Klein (1928-1962) will be presented at Tate Liverpool. Klein is one of the most influential figures of the post-war era, Klein’s career was marked by extraordinary creativity and a bold attitude to art and life that was pivotal to later movements from pop to performance art and […]
13 July 2016
The ninth edition of the Liverpool Biennial got off to an impressive start last weekend with a varied array of events and exhibitions to see. Every two years international artists are invited to participate in what has now become one of the world’s most respected art biennials. The year’s theme examines the city’s past, present and future. Some […]
24 June 2016
Artlyst has travelled to Tate Liverpool which is currently presenting the first UK retrospective of late Austrian artist Maria Lassnig in an exhibition that runs in parallel with the gallery’s survey of Francis Bacon’s use of the space frame in ‘Invisible Rooms’. The show features 40 large scale paintings, the exhibition spans the Lassnig’s entire […]
23 May 2016
Invisible rooms is a captivating, major new exhibition of works by the artist Francis Bacon. It displays more than thirty paintings alongside rarely seen drawings and documents. As well as painting the human figure, Bacon also took inspiration from photographic reproductions showing a range of approaches to his subject matter. This is the largest Francis Bacon exhibition ever staged in the north of England. […]
26 November 2015
Tate Liverpool is currently presenting one of the most iconic works ever created by Henri Matisse – The Snail 1953. Due to the delicate nature of the work, this is your only opportunity to see The Snail outside of London, as it is unlikely that this masterpiece will tour to other venues in our lifetime. In parallel with the exhibition, ‘An Imagined Museum’, on the ground floor […]
23 November 2015
“The creative act is not performed by the artist alone; the spectator brings the work in contact with the external world by deciphering and interpreting its inner qualifications and thus adds his contribution to the creative act.” – Marcel Duchamp Memory is an important aspect of this exhibition, to remember works that generate an emotional effect in order to preserve them. The […]
Tate Liverpool presents An Imagined Museum: works from the Centre Pompidou, Tate and MMK collections sees three major European art museums bring together over 60 major, post 1945 artworks from their prestigious galleries. On display will be works by Marcel Duchamp, Claes Oldenburg, Bridget Riley, Dorothea Tanning, Andy Warhol, Rachel Whiteread and many more. You’ve […]
This autumn Tate Liverpool will present one of the most iconic works ever made by Henri Matisse (1869 – 1954), The Snail 1953. On display for the first time in the gallery’s history, Tate Liverpool is the first and only UK venue outside London to exhibit this masterpiece. At almost three metres square, The Snail […]
Three key European art museums unite to bring together over 60 major artworks from 1945 onwards in a new exhibition titled, An Imagined Museum: works from the Pompidou, Tate and MMK. The show presents an ‘imaginary museum’ containing works from three of the most prestigious European collections by international figures including Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968), On Kawara (1933 – 2014), Claes […]
The new exhibition at Tate Liverpool will focus on Bacon’s use of ‘space-frames’ – considered one of Britain’s greatest modern painters – who set his subjects inside a ‘ghost-like’ frame. The show will include around 35 large-scale paintings and works on paper which feature the barely-visible cubic technique which the great British artist used from […]
Tate Liverpool and Nottingham Contemporary present a major exhibition curated by one of America’s most distinguished contemporary artists, Glenn Ligon (b.1960, New York). Ranging from Willem de Kooning, Andy Warhol, Cy Twombly, Bruce Nauman and David Hammons to Steve McQueen, Lorna Simpson, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Chris Ofili and Adrian Piper, Encounters and Collisions presents an extraordinary […]
6 July 2015
A must see exhibition, has opened at Tate Liverpool, displaying the powerful drawings, paintings, screen prints and sculpture by the New York Abstract Expressionist artist Jackson Pollock. The show focuses on the late paintings, particularly the black pourings made between 1951 – 1953. First exhibited in 1951 at Betty Parsons Gallery, New York, twenty of the […]