Posts tagged Retrospective
A Review of the Robert Rauschenberg Retrospective at Tate Modern, London

Walking into the Rauschenberg restrospective at Tate Modern feels like the landing of Allied forces on the beach.  A surge of raw, brilliant American energy on the banks of the river Thames.  The works are powerful and as much ahead of their time today as they were fifty years ago.  Tate’s show is the first full scale survey of Rauschenberg’s oeuvre since his death in 2008.  The exhibition, produced with New York’s Museum of Modern Art. 

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A Review of The EY Exhibition: Wilfredo Lam at Tate Modern, London

With President Obama’s historic visit to Cuba earlier this year, the world focuses with renewed interest on the influence of Cuban social history on Modern and Contemporary art. As such there could not be a better time for the Tate Modern’s monographic retrospective of work by Cuban-born Modernist turned Surrealist artist Wifredo Lam. The EY Exhibition has been organized in conjunction with the Centre Pompidou and the Musée national d’art moderne, Paris, and curated by Dr Matthew Gale.

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A Review of the Georgia O'Keeffe Retrospective at Tate Modern, London

Georgia O’Keeffe’s retrospective at Tate Modern coincides with the much-anticipated Switch House extension, but has independently attracted thousands of summer visitors. It is perhaps because the great American modernist gave a voice to those influential female artists overlooked during the twentieth century. Curated by Tanya Barson, the exhibition brings together six decades of O’Keeffe’s work.

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The Anselm Kiefer Retrospective at The Royal Academy, London

Following the annual Summer Exhibition and the Dennis Hopper retrospective it's been an impressive summer for art at the Royal Academy. The subject of their latest retrospective is "the colossus of contemporary art" Anselm Kiefer, the German painter and sculptor who was born in 1945. He illuminates the wonders of human experience by drawing from mythology, history and poetry. Known for his confrontational artwork, he finds inspiration in the holocaust survivor...

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