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What’s On at the Tate in 2019

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What’s On at the Tate in 2019

We're in the midst of an exciting year at the Tate

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From rising stars to infamous and respected artists, Tate Modern, Britain, St Ives and Liverpool have released their greatest lineups yet. Discover the highlights below!

What’s On in 2019 at the Tate? Headline Exhibitions

The EY Exhibition: Van Gogh and Britain – Tate Britain

Until 11 August

The EY Exhibition: Van Gogh and Britain - Tate Britain


Tate Britain’s flagship exhibition this year focusses on the astounding work of the infamous Van Gogh. The exhibition, showcasing 45 pieces of work by the artist, takes a look into how Van Gogh was inspired by Britain and in turn, how we inspired British artists who followed the great artist.

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Frank Bowling – Tate Britain

Frank Bowling at Tate Britain

In a grand celebration of his work, Tate are hosting the first major retrospective of Frank Bowling’s work, a highly influential artist known for his vibrant kaleidoscopic paintings. The exhibition will follow Bowling’s journey to becoming one of Britain’s most renowned artists, and will also showcase newly created paintings that prove his artistic experimentation remains to this very day. Until 26 August,

Natalia Goncharova – Tate Modern

Until 8 September

Natalia Goncharova - Tate Modern

Artist Natalia Goncharova, with her experimental, futuristic body art and reigious paintings, spearheaded Russian avant-garde. After her first major solo exhibition in Moscow in 1913, she moved to Paris where she lived for the rest of her life, designing for fashion houses and creating creative book covers. This exhibition is the first retrospective of her art ever to be held in the UK, with most peices never before seen in this country. It will explore the artist’s inspirations and her sources.

Keith Haring –  Tate Liverpool

Until 10 November

Keith Haring -  Tate Liverpool

Tate Liverpool will house the UK’s first ever exhibit of the late Keith Haring, a legendary artist and activist with a definitive style. The summer exhibition will showcase over 85 pieces of large works including paintings, sculptures and drawings, giving visitors an intimate look inside the pop culture art scene of 1980s New York.


William Blake: The Artist – Tate Britain

11 September 2019 –  February 2020

William Blake: The Artist – Tate Britain

This Autumn exhibition highlights the work of William Blake, a universal visual artist who has inspired countless artists, musicians, performers and poets across the globe. The exhibition will showcase 300 pieces of art in the form of prints, paintings, watercolours and other media formats.

Mark Leckey – Tate Britain

24 September 2019 – 5 January 2020

Mark Leckey - Tate Britain

Explore an underepresented side of Britain in this major exhibition of Mark Leckey’s work. Through large sculptures and other peices, Leckey looks at the effects of technology on young generations and takes the viewer on a journey from a time of analog to the time of digital.

Otobong Nkanga – Tate St Ives

October 2019 – January 2020

Otobong Nkanga – Tate St Ives

In her first solo exhibition in the UK, Nigerian-born artist Otobong Nkanga will showcase exciting contemporary installations. Her residency will allow visitors to enjoy her photographs, sculptures, drawings and other forms of art that look at the very culturally relevant theme of the importance of natural resources.

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