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Artist and Empire

Written by  Thursday, 28 January 2016 23:16
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George Stubbs A Cheetah and a Stag with two Indian Attendants 1765 George Stubbs A Cheetah and a Stag with two Indian Attendants 1765 © Manchester Art Gallery

A beautiful presentation of art showcasing the British Empire from the 16th Century to the modern day is currently being exhibited at the Tate Britain, until 10thApril 2016.

 

At its pinnacle the British Empire was one of the largest and most influential empire in history, and this exhibition Artist and Empire, expresses through art the ways in which the empire has been shaped. It embodies the complicated history, the people, wars, and even the misfortunes.

Painted by a number of artists from across the world, you will find works of art capturing scenes of local life, power, and relations between the races. Furthermore, the exhibition features a vast collection of objects including maps, flags, photographs, sculptures and artifacts. With all this variety of history in one place, it makes the Artist and Empire exhibition one not to be missed.

Further information with regards to purchasing tickets, directions to Tate Britain, and the exhibition can be found here:

http://www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-britain/exhibition/artist-and-empire

 

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