BP Walk through British Art: New displays include recent acquisitions on show for the first time

This spring, Tate Britain unveils a refresh of the BP Walk through British Art, a chronological display of the national collection of British Art from the 1500s to the present day. Featuring Antony Gormley, David Hockney, Anish Kapoor and Jane and Louise Wilson, the new displays include recent acquisitions on show for the first time as part of the collection alongside some of Tate’s most loved works. Highlights from the new displays include Antony Gormley’s celebrated early work Bed 1980-1 in which a double mattress made from slices of bread features two eaten away impressions of the artist’s body. This is shown alongside Anish Kapoor’s Adam 1988-9, a sandstone block with a carved out interior saturated with dark blue pigment. Other works from the collection on display include: Luke Fildes, The Doctor exhibited 1891; David Hockney, Tea Painting in an Illusionistic Style 1961;F.N. Souza, Crucifixion 1959; John Lat

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