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Further Information

If you enjoyed this introduction to Tate History and would like to do some further research of your own, you may find the following resources useful:


For further information on the buildings follow the links below to see information for each site:

  • Peter Arnell, Ted Bickford (Editor), James Stirling: Buildings and Projects, James Stirling, Michael Wilford, and Associates, London, 1994

  • Janet Axten, Gasworks to gallery: the story of Tate St Ives, 1995

  • Alan Bowness, Robin Hamlyn, Peter Wilson, The Clore Gallery an illustrated account of the new building for the Turner Collection, architects: James Stirling, Michael Wilford and Associates, London, 1987

  • Philippe Chalmin, The making of a sugar giant: Tate and Lyle 1859-1989, trans. Erica E. Long-Michalke, London, 1990

  • Philip Drew, David Jenkins, Adrian Dannatt, James Russell, Twentieth-century Museums II: Arata Isozaki, the Museum of Modern Art, Gunma : James Stirling, Michael Wilford and Associates, Clore Gallery, Tate Gallery Liverpool : James Ingo Freed, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, London, 1999

  • Mark Girouard, Big Jim: The Life and Work of James Stirling, London, 1998

  • Antony Hugill, Sugar and all that: a history of Tate & Lyle, London 1978

  • David Jenkins, Clore Gallery:Tate Gallery Liverpool, James Stirling, Michael Wilford and Associates, London, 1992

  • Tom Jones, Henry Tate 1819-1899: a biographical sketch, London, 1960

  • Robert Maxwell (Editor), James Stirling: Writings on Architecture, Milan 1998

  • Rowan Moore and Raymund Ryan, Building Tate Modern: Herzog & De Meuron transforming Giles Gilbert Scott, with contributions by Adrian Hardwicke and Gavin Stamp, London, 2000

  • RIBA, Stirling, James, Drawings Collection: Exhibition Catalogue, London, 1974

  • John Rothenstein, Summer's lease: autobiography 1901-1938, London, 1965

  • John Rothenstein, Brave day, hideous night: autobiography, 1939-1965, London, 1966

  • John Rothenstein, Time's thievish progress: autobiography, London, 1970

  • John Rothenstein, A brief history of the Tate Gallery with a selection of paintings and sculpture, London, 1963

  • Karl Sabbagh, Power into Art, London, 2000

  • David Shalev and Michael Tooby, Tate Gallery St. Ives: the building, Evans and Shalev Architects, London, c1995

  • Frances Spalding, The Tate: A History, London, 1998

  • Deyan Sudjic, Norman Foster, Richard Rogers, James Stirling: New Directions in British Architecture, London, 1986

  • Tate Gallery of Modern Art, selecting an architect, London, 1995