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Arts workers resist the grim future Tories have planned 

Arts workers resist the grim future Tories have planned  The Tories’ response to the impact of the pandemic on the arts has been predictably brutal—but artists are fighting back, writes Mark Brown

Tate strikes suspended but battle for jobs continues

Tate strikes suspended but battle for jobs continues Workers at the Tate galleries have voted to suspend their strike.

David King—the graphic designer who printed his mark on the left

David King—the graphic designer who printed his mark on the left Yuri Prasad rates a new compilation of David King’s work which shows how he influenced the revolutionary left—and the commercial world beyond it

Support Tate galleries jobs fight

Support Tate galleries jobs fight Tate gallery workers were set to protest on Wednesday of this week after more than a month on all-out strike.

Gallery workers at the Tate keep up fight after more than a month of all-out strike

Gallery workers at the Tate keep up fight after more than a month of all-out strike Gallery workers at the Tate keep up fight after more than a month of all-out strike

Tate workers stand firm in all-out strike

Tate workers stand firm in all-out strike Workers on strike at the Tate galleries in London marched to a rally at Parliament Square last Saturday.

Tate workers build the resistance

08 September 2020
Workers on all out strike at the Tate Modern protested on London’s South Bank last Saturday after several of them were issued redundancy notices.

Protests and strikes against arts job cull

01 September 2020
Art workers protested outside the National Theatre in London last Saturday against more than 1,000 “callous” job cuts.

Tate strikers keep up fight to halt job cuts

25 August 2020
Workers at the Tate galleries in London arecontinuing their lively strikes.

Andy Warhol at the Tate—Pop Art radical who poked fun at the establishment

12 March 2020
Andy Warhol at the Tate Modern is the biggest exhibition of the US artist’s work for over two decades and has most of his famous works.

What's on: Mrs Puntila and her man Matti

10 March 2020
Bertolt Brecht’s classic master and servant comedy is given a gender-switched adaptation by award-winning novelist and playwright Denise Mina.

A brilliant story of slavery, memories and freedom

09 March 2020
The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates combines powerful descriptions of slavery with a pacey plot and strong characters, writes?Sadie Robinson

Field Music—Making a New World

07 January 2020
Sunderland band Field Music, headed by brothers David and Peter Brewis, has made an album about the social impact of the First World War.

Senegalese movie Atlantics tells eerie tale of oppression

10 December 2019
French actor Mati Diop’s directoral debut set in west Africa is a love story that carries a powerful message about our divided society, writes Charlie Kimber

Elizabeth Is Missing—a drama without cliches about dementia and loss

03 December 2019
Elizabeth Is Missing, a new BBC drama, is brilliant.

Motherless Brooklyn—a feast for film noir fans old and new

26 November 2019
Edward Norton’s new film is an ode to past classics that also takes a fresh look at the inequality and corruption of today

The Irishman—an unsettling and melancholy film about age and regret

18 November 2019
The Irishman has everything you’d want from a Scorsese gangster film, writes Simon Basketter, but there’s humour and sadness amid the violence

May Morris: Art & Life

18 November 2019
This landmark exhibition explores the life and work of May Morris, one of the most significant artists of the British arts .

This Way Up—a show that can laugh at life’s problems

08 August 2019
Far from being grim, this is a programme full of empathy and humour

LETTERS—We stand with Steve Bell against illiberal censorship

23 July 2019
In the latest outburst of illiberal censorship on that liberal flagship, The Guardian newspaper has pulled two cartoons by the brilliant and long-serving left wing cartoonist Steve Bell.

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