Artist Olafur Eliasson talks to TateShots about his Turner colour experiments, a new series of abstract paintings which isolate Turner’s use of light and colour, on display at Tate Britain

What’s on: Exhibitions

Tate Britain : Exhibition The EY Exhibition: Late Turner – Painting Set Free

10 September 2014–25 January 2015

Featuring large-scale oil paintings alongside drawings, prints and watercolour, this is the first major exhibition to survey the extraordinary last works of J.M.W. Turner

Tate Modern : Exhibition Malevich

16 July – 26 October 2014

Kazimir Malevich was an abstract artist as influential as he was radical. This, his first retrospective ever in the UK, tells a fascinating story of revolutionary ideals and the power of art itself

Tate Modern : Exhibition Coming soon: Alibis: Sigmar Polke 1963–2010

9 October 2014 – 8 February 2015

Retrospective of one of the most insatiably experimental artists of the twentieth century, which brings together the unusually broad range of media he worked with during his five-decade career

Tate Britain : Exhibition Coming soon: Turner Prize 2014

30 September 2014–4 January 2015

Celebrating its 30th year, the Turner Prize 2014 presents the work of this year’s nominees, Duncan Campbell, Ciara Phillips, James Richards and Tris Vonna-Michell

Tate Liverpool : Exhibition Final weeks: Mondrian and his Studios

6 June – 5 October 2014

This exhibition provides a fresh insight into the work of Piet Mondrian, an icon and important contributor to the development of abstract art at the beginning of the 20th century

Tate St Ives : Exhibition International Exchanges: Modern Art and St Ives 1915–65

17 May – 28 September 2014

This exhibition explores the wider national and international contexts of post-war St Ives and challenges the familiar ideas of landscape

What's on: Events

  • Tate Britain : Events Transform: artists' film and video at Tate Britain

    22 September – 3 November 2014

    Tate Britain launches its new monthly programme of artist’s film screenings celebrating the protean ability of film and video to conjure other forms. Transform looks at how artists push the medium into new narrative, sculptural and sensual realms

  • Tate Modern : Courses and workshops Inside today's museum

    Thursdays 25 September – 4 December 2014, 13.30–16.30

    This 11-week course provides an in-depth examination of Tate as it is today, offering a rare opportunity to hear about what goes on behind the scenes in a range of departments and learn how such a large-scale arts institution operates on a daily basis

  • Tate Modern : Talks and lectures Santiago Sierra, '160 cm Line Tattooed on 4 People El Gallo Arte Contemporáneo. Salamanca, Spain. December 2000' 2000 On Publicness

    BMW Tate Live
    Monday 29 September 2014, 18.30–20.30

    Claire Tancons, Chantal Mouffe, Santiago Sierra and Jen Harvie join us to explore the political aspects of public performance and how it can engage diverse voices, often enabling under-represented views to come to light

  • Tate Modern : Events TV as Material

    Friday 26 September – Sunday 28 September 2014

    Investigate the architecture of the TV studio with this series of film screenings and discussions which examine the various ways in which artists have sought to reimagine television, exploring its history and archives

  • Tate Modern : Talks and lectures In Conversation: Wangechi Mutu

    Thursday 9 October 2014, 18.30–20.00

    Join us for a conversation charting Wangechi Mutu’s career, a contemporary artist who works within both tradition and taboo, challenging the uneasy interplay of the ethnographic and erotic in visual culture

  • Tate Modern : Talks and lectures Zaha Hadid and Suprematism

    Wednesday 8 October 2014, 18.45–20.15

    Join us for an evening of discussion between multiple award-winning architect Zaha Hadid and Achim Borchardt-Hume, Head of Exhibitions at Tate Modern and curator of Malevich, reflecting on Malevich’s Architektons, as well as other works of Suprematism

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