Review

‘British Baroque: Power and Illusion’, Tate Britain, London, 5 February – 19 April 2020. Catalogue: Ed. Tabitha Barber, Tate Publishing, London, 2020, 176 pages, softback, ISBN 9781849766814, £25.00.

Author: Nicholas Babbington (UCL)

  • ‘British Baroque: Power and Illusion’, Tate Britain, London, 5 February – 19 April 2020. Catalogue: Ed. Tabitha Barber, Tate Publishing, London, 2020, 176 pages, softback, ISBN 9781849766814, £25.00.

    Review

    ‘British Baroque: Power and Illusion’, Tate Britain, London, 5 February – 19 April 2020. Catalogue: Ed. Tabitha Barber, Tate Publishing, London, 2020, 176 pages, softback, ISBN 9781849766814, £25.00.

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Abstract

‘British Baroque: Power and Illusion’ was an ambitious exhibition held at the Tate Britain in February and March 2020 which concerned the often neglected visual culture of the Restoration period and beyond (1660-1714). This critical review evaluates the success of its lofty aims.

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03 Dec 2020