Posts tagged Tate Modern
A Review of Dorothea Tanning at Tate Modern, London

It felt like Dorothea Tanning found me, rather than the other way around. I had heard of a friend’s suicide days before seeing the exhibition, and could see this tragedy’s tendrils creeping through too many lives. But the chain-reactions this set off were not clean or comprehensible – they had spikes. 

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A Review of Anne Imhof: Sex at Tate Modern, London

Anne Imhof's third solo exhibition, Sex, a highly anticipated followup to both Angst (2016) and Faust (2017) was unsurprisingly in keeping with the artists known aesthetic and mimicked the uneasy atmosphere of both her previous endurance performances. Elevated platforms, serpentine movements, dead-eyed stares, smoke and the odd bit of fire connect all three of Imhofs performances to date.

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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 Performing for the Camera Exhibition at Tate Modern, London

Photography has been in use since the 19th-century as a means of documenting ephemeral forms of artistic expression that would otherwise be lost forever. The Tate Modern’s new major photographic exhibition Performing for the Camera shows how two separate mediums can be inextricably linked to one another. It includes an array of artists such as Yves Klein, Robert Mapplethore and Jeff Koons and brings together 500 images from the last 150 years which show how both mediums...

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Exclusive Coverage of the Tate Modern X Drips & Runs Collective's Street Art Collaboration, London

Drips and Runs is a London-based collective of street artists who engage with digital art by live streaming the creation of their murals. A quick browse of the social platforms of artists like Saki & Bitches, Seeds One and Himbad and it’s clear that their careers as individual street artists are booming. As they come together...

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