Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 20, 2015
In the latest installation at Tate Modern’s turbine hall, Abraham Cruzvillegas has built 240 triangular soil-filled planters on a raised platform. The piece is called “Empty Lot” and the planters contain earth dug up from about forty different areas throughout London. The planters have not been seeded with anything, so the installation will emerge and evolve with time.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Whaaam! Pop! Kapow! This is pop art, but not as you know it. Tate Modern is ready to tell a global story of pop art, breaking new ground along the way, and revealing a different side to the artistic and cultural phenomenon. From Latin America to Asia, and from Europe to the Middle East, this explosive exhibition connects the dots between art produced around the world during the 1960s and 1970s, showing how different cultures and countries responded to the movement.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Filmed over 18 months, the this new video Tate is the story behind the restoration of Mark Rothko's 'Black on Maroon'. Mark Rothko's 'Black on Maroon' 1958 goes back on public view at Tate Modern on 13 May 2014, following 18 months of intensive work by the Conservation team and colleagues across Tate. The painting, one of the iconic Seagram murals which Rothko donated to Tate in 1970, was vandalised with graffiti ink in October 2012...
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Tate's new short film series, Unlock Art, offers a witty inside track on the world art. In this 'A Brief History of Art Undressed,' Television presenter and writer Dawn O'Porter gives a whistle-stop tour of nudity in art, from its origins 25,000 years ago to the present day. Watch a short little art lesson after the jump...
Juxtapoz // Friday, February 14, 2014
British born artist Richard Hamilton will be having a retrospective show at the Tate Modern in London, running through May, 2014. Hamilton is credited to have created some of the earliest forms of pop art during his groundbreaking installation Fun House in 1956. Tate Modern's exhibit is a perfect tribute to Hamilton's impressive 60 year career.
Music // Friday, February 15, 2013
Electronic music pioneers Kraftwerk performed a six night retrospective at the Tate Modern in London during which they performed each of their albums chronologically. Watch a short video on the performance after the jump.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Whether creating waterfalls along the East River in NYC, a rainbow panorama viewing room at the Aros Museum in Aarthus, Denmark, or a beautiful one-way color tunnel like the one we saw at SFMoMA, Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson is one of the most heralded contemporary artists working today. In short, he is like a scientist who happens to make incredibe, immersive, experience-based art. Just in time for the Olympics, Eliasson will open Little Sun at the Tate Modern.
Juxtapoz // Monday, April 16, 2012
This past week in London, the Tate Modern presented two juxtapozing exhibitions of major interest to us and obviously most people interested in contemporary art: Damien Hirst may be getting most headlines as of now, but the exhibition covering nine decades of work from Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama was one of the best exhibitions we have seen over the past few years.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Good timing to have one of the most famous British artists in the world have a retrospective at the Tate Modern coinciding with the London Olympics. Damien Hirst will be exhibiting a retrospective at the Tate Modern beginning on April 4, 2012, and will be the first substantial survey of his work in a British institution and will bring together key works from over twenty years.