Louise Bourgeois @ MoMA

  The Tate Modern opened in May 2000 when I was six years old. During its inauguration year, a huge steel spider made its home in the Turbine Hall, allowing the viewer to walk around its long spindly legs and look up at its body, or down onto it from the above gallery floors. This […]

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Bhupen Khakhar @ Tate Modern

I recently made a late night trip to Tate Modern. My list of things to see was probably half a mile long. The whole museum has been completely re-hung and one probably needs a week to explore it all fully. The display, which impressed me most however, is the current retrospective of late Indian artist […]

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Malevich @ Tate Modern

The Tate’s incumbent blockbuster exhibition is about Matisse. However, running concurrently is a retrospective of the art of Russian artist Malevich that really ought to have just as much attention from gallery goers. Kazimir Malevich was born in Kiev, whilst an administrative division of the Russian Empire in 1879. He founded the suprematist movement around […]

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Richard Hamilton @ ICA and Alan Cristea

Richard Hamilton is the first artist that tends to come to mind when they think about British Pop. Just what is it that makes today’s homes so different, so appealing? His collage from 1957 is probably just as well known as Warhol’s prints and Lichtenstein’s graphic comic like images from 1960s New York. Now, his […]

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Ellen Gallagher @ Tate Modern

Despite being well-established and critically acclaimed in the states, Ellen Gallagher is little talked of in Britain. This Summer Tate Modern is playing host to her first significant solo show in the UK with a retrospective which covers various art forms and themes. What is immediately apparent among Gallagher’s oeuvre is a strong interest in […]

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