Tate chairman writes personal account for Queer British Art show

THE ART NEWSPAPER | Gareth Harris:

The outgoing chairman of Tate, John Browne (Lord Browne of Madingley), has written an impassioned foreword drawing on personal experiences for the catalogue of Queer British Art 1861-1967, which opens this week at Tate Britain in London (5 April-1 October). The exhibition—which includes works by Francis Bacon, Claude Cahun and Angus McBean, among others—marks the 50th anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of male homosexuality in England and Wales… Read more

Image: Tate Britain is showing Oscar Wilde’s portrait, sold after his 1895 trail for “gross indecency” left him bankrupt (Photo: © William Andrews Clark Memorial Library)

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