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Image of the Black in Tate Britain

Image of the Black in Tate Britain

Duration:2 hours total
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I'm a Senior Fellow of Institute of Commonwealth Studies, degrees in Physics (1974) and Art History (2008). An art historian, academic and blogger my specialism and passion is the black presence in European art. I’ve spoken on the black presence at many places including the British Library, Tate Britain and the Victoria & Albert museum. The black presence takes different forms: from subjects…
Michael
Michael
Michael
Michael

What we’ll do

You'll be introduced to the religious, cultural and social significance of the often hidden black presence in the works on display in Tate Britain in London, by the end of each tour you'll be able analyse the black presence in other pictures. The black presence takes different forms: from subjects of economic capital to creators of cultural capital; explicit and implicit; musicians, kings,…

What else you should know

We'll be looking at work by William Dobson, William Hogarth, Sir Joshua Reynolds, The Pre-Rapalite Brothers, George Frederic Watts, John Singleton Copley, Chris Ofili, Kieth Piper and others

What to bring

An open, enquiring mind!

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Where you'll be

Tate Britain contains the works of British artists or those artists practicing in Britain from the sixteenth century to the present day. I'll take you thru the Gallery introducing you to many different works of art revealing their black presence to you: musicians, kings, slaves, servants, saints and artists, sometimes just as people; from subjects of economic capital to creators of cultural capital.

Availability

Save 20% when you book 2 weeks in advance. 

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 11 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

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We'll be looking at work by William Dobson, William Hogarth, Sir Joshua Reynolds, The Pre-Rapalite Brothers, George Frederic Watts, John Singleton Copley, Chris Ofili, Kieth Piper and others
Michael
Image of the Black in Tate Britain
8 reviews
From $21/person
8 reviews
From $21/person