Do the personal objects from Matisse’s studio form a secret history to his art? Matisse in the Studio at the RA

 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

What is it like in an artist’s studio? Behind the scenes with Vanessa Jackson

 By Angharad Mountford, EY Copywriter It’s a funny thing, stepping into an artist’s studio. Perhaps it’s like tiptoeing around someone’s bedroom, or opening up a private diary – there’s a feeling that you are entering a sacred space, one in which ideas are formed, decisions are made, creativity is initiated and yet one which also feels … More What is it like in an artist’s studio? Behind the scenes with Vanessa Jackson

How has The EY Exhibition: Wifredo Lam complemented Tate’s aim to explore emerging new history about international modern art?

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?

What makes the artist Wifredo Lam so important? He spoke up for those who had been silenced

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”

How can we appreciate art without knowing much about it? A beginner’s guide

 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

What is the legacy of Georgia O’Keeffe? More than just flowers

 By Angharad Mountford, EY Copywriter The name Georgia O’Keeffe may conjure up an image of that iconic flower painting typical of the artist’s style, however, there is much more than botanicals on offer at Tate Modern’s major retrospective on the artist. It is fair to say, though, that O’Keeffe does focus on florals in a large portion … More What is the legacy of Georgia O’Keeffe? More than just flowers