Overview

Tate holds the national collection of British art from 1500 to the present day and international modern and contemporary art. The collection embraces all media, from painting, drawing, sculpture and prints to photography, video and film, installation and performance. This dataset is not ordered in any particular way. This dataset has metadata about many pieces from their collection.

http://www.tate.org.uk/about/our-work/collection/about-the-collection

Key Descriptions

Key List of... Comment Example Value
birth.location str (Text) "Polska"
birth.year int (Integer number) The year that the artist was born. If the year is unknown, it was replaced with "0". 1930
death.location str (Text) ""
death.year int (Integer number) The year that the artist died. If the year is unknown, it was replaced with "0". 0
gender str (Text) The recorded gender of the artist, either "Male", "Female", or a blank string. "Female"
name str (Text) "Abakanowicz, Magdalena"
role str (Text) "artist"
medium str (Text) "Burlap and resin"
thumbnail str (Text) "http://www.tate.org.uk/art/images/work/T/T12/T12981_8.jpg"
title str (Text) "Backs"
url str (Text) "http://www.tate.org.uk/art/artworks/abakanowicz-backs-t12981"
depth float (Decimal number) The depth of the piece of art, in millimeters. If it is unknown, this was replaced with "0". 0.0
height float (Decimal number) The height of the piece of art, in millimeters. If it is unknown, this was replaced with "0". 0.0
width float (Decimal number) The width of the piece of art, in millimeters. If it is unknown, this was replaced with "0". 0.0
acquisition date int (Integer number) The year that this particular art piece was acquired by the Tate art gallery. If the creation date was not known, it was replaced with "0". 2009
creation decade int (Integer number) The 10-year period that this particular art piece was created in. If the creation date was not known, it was replaced with "0". 1970
creation year int (Integer number) The year that this particular art piece was created in. If the creation date was not known, it was replaced with "0". 1976
credit str (Text) "Presented anonymously 2009"


Key List of... Comment Example Value
gender str (Text) The recorded gender of the artist, either "Male", "Female", or a blank string. "Female"
creation decade str (Text) The 10-year period that this particular art piece was created in. If the creation date was not known, it was replaced with "0". "1970"