September 19, 2016 - Tate Etc. - Tate Etc. issue 38 out now
September 19, 2016

Tate Etc.

Tate Etc. issue 38 out now

Tate Etc. issue 38 out now

Phyllida BarlowSean BorodaleMichael BracewellMadeleine BuntingMarc Camille ChaimowiczAlice ChannerBeth CollarCécile B. EvansOrit GatOrit HalpernSir Elton JohnVincent Katz, Rachel LichtensteinBernadette MayerDennis MorrisRaqs Media CollectiveDylan Trigg, and many more...

Ahead of the major Robert Rauschenberg retrospective at Tate Modern, writer and poet Vincent Katz explores the pioneering artist's lifelong spirit of collaboration.

In anticipation of British surrealist Paul Nash's forthcoming exhibition at Tate Britain, Marc Camille ChaimowiczInga FraserMichael Bracewell and Alice Channer discuss the lesser-known sides to the artist's work, covering his ground-breaking multidisciplinary practice across art, design and photography.

To coincide with The EY Exhibition: Wifredo Lam at Tate Modern, the artist's son Eskil Lam recounts his childhood memories of visiting his father in the Italian coastal town of Albissola Marina, where the exchange of ideas with fellow artists including Asger JornEnrico Baj and Lucio Fontana led to great experimentation in his art.

Other highlights include:

–A selection of modernist photography from the collection of Sir Elton John
Phyllida Barlow, the British representative at next year's Venice Biennale, shares inspirational memories of her art teacher, the sculptor George Fullard
–Poet Bernadette Mayer, artist Beth Collar, philosopher Dylan Trigg and writer Rachel Lichtenstein share personal reflections on works in the Tate collection
Orit Gat on the strength of working together
–New Delhi-based Raqs Media Collective respond to a sea of images encountered online
Orit Halpern details an early experiment in machine learning (or artificial intelligence) involving a group of ill-fated Mongolian desert gerbils
–Writer Madeleine Bunting follows in J.M.W. Turner's footsteps, watching the clouds in the skies over the Hebridean islands
–Poet Sean Borodale unearths a poster by Joseph Beuys in the Tate archive that resonates with current events
Christopher Turner, Director of the London Design Biennale, takes a closer look at the first piece of furniture Donald Judd made: his bed


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