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The Art of Inspiration

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Film meets art: Mike Leigh inspired by JMW TurnerFilm meets art: Chris Nolan inspired by Francis BaconFilm meets art: Ken Loach inspired by William HogarthTerms and materials: Film
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Fashion meets art: Jonathan Saunders inspired by Anthony CaroFashion meets art: Preen inspired by David HockneyFashion meets art: Simone Rocha inspired by Louise BourgeoisTerms and materials: Fashion
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Literature meets art: Maurice Sendak inspired by William BlakePoetry meets art: George the Poet inspired by Paul GrahamTerms and materials: Literature
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What is appropriation?AK Dolven on Edvard MunchStorm Thorgerson on René MagritteJohn Myatt on Glenn Brown

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Filmmakers, poets, photographers, and designers–they're all artists in their own right. But what happens when some of today's leading creatives come face to face with works of art in the Tate collection? Take a look into the nature of creative inspiration, watch new forms take shape, and have a go at crafting and sharing your own inspired works of art.