Articles of ‘Tate Modern’

Kettle Whistle / London Eye

By Michele Robecchi
It is difficult to imagine anything more tedious in London than a Henry Moore exhibition at Tate Britain. However, the recent survey of the work of the acclaimed British artist curated by Chris Stevens and Michael Parke-Taylor is quite a pleasant surprise. The show offers a fresh view on Moore’s work while reminding [...]

Tate Transformation Underway

On January 6, the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, launched the start of preparatory building works on the new Tate Modern development. The event took place in the oil tanks of the former power station from which the new building will rise. Two of the oil tanks will be retained as raw spaces for art and [...]

Roni Horn aka Roni Horn, at the Tate Modern, Level 4

25 February - 25 May, 2009
This exhibition, the most significant overview of American artist Roni Horn’s practice to date, will show her earliest works from the mid-1970s alongside pieces from the intervening years and new sculptures. For “Roni Horn aka Roni Horn,” all the windows in Tate Modern’s west galleries will be uncovered so that [...]

The Unilever Series: Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster

Tate Modern  Turbine Hall
October 14, 2008 - April 13, 2009
Tate Modern unveils the latest commission in The Unilever Series. TH.2058 by Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster looks 50 years into the future, as the inhabitants of London take shelter in the Turbine Hall from a never-ending rain. Filled with 200 bunk beds scattered with books, the animal forms [...]

Cildo Meireles at the Tate Modern, Level 4 (London, UK)

Cildo Meireles at the Tate Modern, Level 4 (London, UK)

October 14th, 2008 - January 11th, 2009
 The Brazilian artist Cildo Meireles (b. 1948) is widely recognized as one of the leaders in the international development of Conceptual art. Meireles has made some of the most philosophically brilliant, politically telling and aesthetically seductive works in recent art. Since the late 1960s he has created sculptures and installations [...]