Art by Black People for Black People at the Tate

Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power Tate Modern This is an article about seeing black people looking at black art in a white cube. I go to the Tate a fair amount, along with other big art galleries in London. I often go on weekdays (flexible working hours). What I … Continue reading Art by Black People for Black People at the Tate

The Semiotics of Tate’s Hockney Ads (or how Brexit made art expensive)

Political upheaval is already deepening the socio-cultural divides between London boroughs – we can see it in the blockbuster sizing of Tate’s advertising. (Warning, bit of a rant) I’ve recently moved from South East London to West London. Previously my nearest cultural centre was Catford High St, with shops where I could buy the right … Continue reading The Semiotics of Tate’s Hockney Ads (or how Brexit made art expensive)