by Nilay Patel, EY Alumnus I was never the artistic type and always thought this was due to having neither the skill nor the inspiration to create something. Previous Matisse exhibitions (e.g. ‘Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs’ at the Tate Modern in 2014) focused on his skill and ability to make radical art with creative flair. ‘Matisse … More Do the personal objects from Matisse’s studio form a secret history to his art? Matisse in the Studio at the RA
by Michael Zhang – Assurance, Audit, EY UK&I It was a pleasure to attend a corporate members’ private view of David Hockney at Tate Britain on 21 March – a much valued perk of the EY Tate Arts Partnership. I was initially amazed by the huge scale of the exhibition, with twelve sizeable galleries, each with … More David Hockney at Tate Britain. How has his work changed over 60 years?
By Maddy Cullen, Events Associate To celebrate The EY Exhibition: Wifredo Lam, we held two workshops at Tate Modern for our EY people, clients and their families. The workshops, combined, allowed us to entertain and inspire 14 families on a cold winter’s Sunday afternoon. Artist, Daniel Wallis, welcomed the families on arrival and asked them … More How can we give a voice to children’s imaginations? A family arts workshop at Tate Modern
Watch Frances Morris, Director of Tate Modern, talk about how The EY Exhibition: Wifredo Lam speaks of the bigger world history that Tate are now exploring. “Wifredo Lam’s work speaks of modernism and global hydbridity – we’ve sort of been trying to decolonise modernism” “EY’s suport has given us the confidence and security to take on … More How has The EY Exhibition: Wifredo Lam complemented Tate’s aim to explore emerging new history about international modern art?
Watch Matthew Gale, co-curator of The EY Exhibition: Wifredo Lam at Tate Modern, talk about Wifredo Lam’s artwork, the significance of Lam in art history and the key responsibilities of curating an exhibition which displays the work of an artist who is no longer with us. “Lam was a cosmopolitan modernist”
Watch the interview with our Arts Sponsorship Partner, Michel Driessen, to find out. Born in Cuba, widely travelled and of mixed-heritage, Lam had a keen global awareness and understanding of different cultures. As a global firm, we also recognise the importance of drawing on different perspectives. The EY Exhibition: Wifredo Lam is open until 8 … More Why does supporting Wifredo Lam matter?
By Lillith Vanian-George, Fraud & Investigation (F&I), Assurance I have always been interested in art, as a child I paid more attention in art class than math (probably explains my grades)! As I grew into my teens, however, I started to wonder if my (amateur at best) knowledge of art was enough to really appreciate galleries. … More How can we appreciate art without knowing much about it? A beginner’s guide