Must be time for another trip up to London – the Tate Modern have unveiled the latest in the Unilever series of artworks for the Turbine Hall: How It Is by Miroslaw Balka.Â
Entries Tagged as 'Tate Modern'
October 14th, 2009 · Comments Off on The black hole of Southwark · Life
October 11th, 2007 · Comments Off on Shibboleth · Life
There have been seven previous installations in the Tate Modern’s Unilever exhibitions series, of which I have seen four and enjoyed them all to various extents. When I first heard about the new one (Shibboleth by Doris Salcedo) I had a real sense of anti-climax. The Turbine Hall is a brilliant, magnificent space and I […]
November 21st, 2006 · Comments Off on Well Hung · Life
Last week’s concluding part of Tim Marlow‘s guide to the re-hang at the Tate Modern prompted me to go and have a look, as I realised that I had not actually been in the galleries since the re-hang. The last couple of times I went to the place I was looking at the building, Rachel […]
November 20th, 2006 · Comments Off on What I learned today · Life
The artist Piet Modrian did not use the colour green in his paintings. He would not even allow the colour green in his house. The artist Thomas SchÃ¼tt is well enough known to have a whole room full of his stuff at the Tate Modern, yet he is too obscure to get even a passing […]
October 9th, 2006 · Comments Off on Carsten Holler · Life
If it is not pouring with rain on Tuesday, I know where I am going to go at lunch time! The new installation at the Tate Modern opens on Tuesday and appears to be a series of slides, offering the chance to be highbrow and infantile simultaneously.
May 10th, 2006 · Comments Off on Tate Modern · Life
As it was a pleasant sunny day today I went for a lunchtime stroll up to the Tate Modern and back. There is a strange atmosphere there at the moment. For a start half the galleries are closed while they reorganise everything. I’m not 100% certain, but I think they are getting away from grouping […]
November 9th, 2005 · Comments Off on Yes, but is it art? · Life
Today I occupied my lunch hour with a walk to the Tate Modern so I could see the new installation in the turbine hall – Embankment by Rachel Whiteread. I have to say that I was a bit disappointed by it. Maybe it was spoiled for me by having seen so many photographs of it […]