A Detailed Look at London Tate Modern’s Dora Maar Exhibition

Dora Maar, also known as Henriette Theodora Markovitch, was a French poet, photographer, and painter. However, like many other women in history, she is most famous for her association with a more well-known man. For several art historians, Maar is just a footnote in Pablo Picasso’s biography, among the many young ladies this cubism painter […]

Tate Modern Displays Painting of Pablo Picasso’s Lovers

For the first-ever time, the United Kingdom displays a Pablo Picasso painting, which depicts two women sitting on furniture facing opposite directions. These two were the lovers of Picasso, and as he depicted in the picture, they are having an unfriendly encounter. The 1937 painting features in the Dora Maar exhibition, which will run through […]

Highlights of Tate Modern’s Nam June Paik Exhibition

Tate Modern is hosting an exhibition devoted to Korean-American artist, Nam June Paik, through February 09, 2020. In the very first room of the Paik show at the London gallery, a carved Buddha sits upon a rectangular block of stone. Facing Buddha is a picture of his face, which a CCTV records and relays onto […]

Art and Science Collide in Takis Exhibition at Tate Modern

You will be flabbergasted to see a bank of flowers swaying in response to a magnetic field, not to a breeze. Their uncannily naturalistic motions are being coupled with a blatantly functional form. For Panayiotis Vassilakis aka Takis, magnetism introduces another dimension to sculpture, giving an active component which serves as means and material. No […]

The “Olafur Eliasson: in Real Life” Exhibition at Tate Modern

Olafur Eliasson is half Danish and half Icelandic, and he is installing a decorative pendant at the terrace bar of Tate Modern. This is not just an art object, but also a commentary on the role which light plays in real life. This “QE Quasi Light” installation is at Tate Modern as part of the […]

About the Natalia Goncharova Retrospective at Tate Modern

Natalia Goncharova was a Russian painter and London’s Tate Modern gallery displays some of her best works of art at an exhibition. Note that the exhibition opens with a Gauguin-influenced portrait named “Peasant Woman from Tula Province”. Through the artworks, the show effortlessly communicates some complex yet still-resonant ideas with the spectators such as the […]

Tate Modern Has Acquired Yinka Shonibare’s Work “the British Library”

Tate Modern has acquired “The British Library”. Created by Yinka Shonibare, the installation highlights immigration’s influence on British culture. It is a place-specific installation and features thousands of books that celebrate the British population’s diversity, wherein books are arranged upon rows of shelves. There is an area for people to access details on each project […]

The Best Expositions at Tate Modern This Year

Tate Modern is hosting exhibitions and retrospectives of different kinds this year. Below are the best ones you need to catch when in London any time soon. The Tate Modern tour times for the exhibition-goers are also mentioned here. For an exhibition that has already started at the art gallery, only the last date of […]

Special Things to Do at Tate Modern Museum

Tate modern museum is one of the must-visit places for those touring London. While most travelers visit this museum, they usually go through it the same way everyone else does. However, there are several special things in and about this museum that are worth admiring. Below are some unusual things to check out on your […]