The Tate Gallery, London, England

(1897-Present) Biography

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Harwich Lighthouse
John Constable

227 USD


Flatford Mill
(Scene on a Navigable River)

John Constable

348 USD

Portrait of Almina Daughter of Asher Wertheimer
John Singer Sargent

238 USD

The Black Brook
John Singer Sargent

242 USD

Claude Monet Painting by the Edge of the Woods
John Singer Sargent

245 USD

Nude, Green Leaves and Bust
Pablo Picasso

225 USD

The Weeping Woman
Pablo Picasso

226 USD

Seated Nude, Femme nue assise
Pablo Picasso

223 USD

Mares and Foals in a Landscape
George Stubbs
333 USD

Defiance, a Brood Mare, with Reveller, a Foal
John Ferneley
320 USD

And the Sea Gave Up the Dead Which Were in It
Frederic Leighton
488 USD
 
The Last Voyage of Henry Hudson
John Collier
339 USD

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The Tate is an institution that houses the United Kingdom's national collection of British art, and international modern and contemporary art. It is a network of four art museums: Tate Britain, London (until 2000 known as the Tate Gallery, founded 1897), Tate Liverpool (founded 1988), Tate St Ives, Cornwall (founded 1993) and Tate Modern, London (founded 2000), with a complementary website, Tate Online (created 1998). Tate is not a government institution, but its main sponsor is the Department for Culture, Media and Sport.

Tate is used as the operating name for the corporate body, which was established by the Museums and Galleries Act 1992 as The Board of Trustees of the Tate Gallery.

The gallery was founded in 1897, as the National Gallery of British Art. When its role was changed to include the national collection of modern art as well as the national collection of British art, in 1932, it was renamed the Tate Gallery after sugar magnate Henry Tate of Tate & Lyle, who had laid the foundations for the collection. The Tate Gallery was housed in the current building occupied by Tate Britain, which is situated in Millbank, London. In 2000, the Tate Gallery transformed itself into the current-day Tate, or the Tate Modern, which consists of a federation of four museums: Tate Britain, which displays the collection of British art from 1500 to the present day; Tate Modern, which is also in London, houses the Tate's collection of British and international modern and contemporary art from 1900 to the present day. Tate Liverpool has the same purpose as Tate Modern but on a smaller scale, and Tate St Ives displays modern and contemporary art by artists who have connections with the area. All four museums share the Tate Collection. One of the Tate's most publicised art events is the awarding of the annual Turner Prize, which takes place at Tate Britain. 

Source: Wikipedia