1. Restoring Rothko

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    Filmed over 18 months, the story behind the restoration of Mark Rothko's 'Black on Maroon'. Mark Rothko's 'Black on Maroon' 1958 goes back on public view at Tate Modern on 13 May 2014, following…

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    • TateShots: Daughter performs Smother at Ruin Lust

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      Haunting music amidst the ruins in this intimate peformance by the band Daughter. 'Whether its an abandoned man-made structure or a human body, everything will eventually be accepted back into…

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      • TateShots: Carl Andre

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        Carl Andre: 'I'm not a studio artist, I'm a location artist'. In this TateShots interview filmed at the artist's New York apartment, Andre discusses how materials are a natural part…

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        • TateShots: ARTIST ROOMS, Vija Celmins

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          'The thing I like about painting is that it takes just a second for the information to go in' says Vija Celmins 'and you can explore and analyse that later'. Born in Latvia in 1938, Vija Celmins…

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          • TateShots: Margaret Harrison

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            Which is more shocking, a naked women astride a giant banana, or Hugh Hefner in suspenders? Margaret Harrison founded the London Women's Liberation Art Group in 1970. Soon after, an exhibition…

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            • TateShots: Faris Badwan on Paul Klee

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              An artist as well as a musician, the lead singer of The Horrors finds a lot in common with Paul Klee. 'Expression can be as raw as you want it to be,' says Faris Badwan Faris Badwan feels that…

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              • TateShots: Dorothy Cross

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                Working from a remote studio on the west coast of Ireland, Cross often uses the remains of dead animals or other found natural materials in her sculptures. In this film she talks about transforming…

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                • Film meets Art - Mike Leigh inspired by JMW Turner

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                  Mike Leigh on transforming Turner's life and work into cinema. Mike Leigh takes time out from shooting his new feature about the life and work of JMW Turner to share his passion for the great painter…

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                  • Film meets Art - Chris Nolan inspired by Francis Bacon

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                    Christopher Nolan on how Bacon's paintings inspired the Joker in 'The Dark Knight'. Christopher Nolan reveals how paintings by Francis Bacon inspired the Joker's smeared make-up in 'The Dark Knight'.…

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                    • Comedy meets Art: Adam Buxton

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                      Adam Buxton shows no mercy as he unleashes the hilarious Monty Buggershop-Hooty in an encounter with some masterpieces of British art.

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