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

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Field Descriptions

Key List of... Comment Example Value
acquisition date 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
birth.location String "Polska"
birth.year Integer number The year that the artist was born. If the year is unknown, it was replaced with "0". 1930
creation decade 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 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 String "Presented anonymously 2009"
death.location String ""
death.year Integer number The year that the artist died. If the year is unknown, it was replaced with "0". 0
depth Real number The depth of the piece of art, in millimeters. If it is unknown, this was replaced with "0". 0.0
gender String The recorded gender of the artist, either "Male", "Female", or a blank string. "Female"
height Real number The height of the piece of art, in millimeters. If it is unknown, this was replaced with "0". 0.0
medium String "Burlap and resin"
name String "Abakanowicz, Magdalena"
role String "artist"
thumbnail String "http://www.tate.org.uk/art/images/work/T/T12/T12981_8.jpg"
title String "Backs"
url String "http://www.tate.org.uk/art/artworks/abakanowicz-backs-t12981"
width Real number The width of the piece of art, in millimeters. If it is unknown, this was replaced with "0". 0.0