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Mira Schendel at Tate Modern

Mira Schendel

Mira Schendel was a Brazilian artist considered to be one of South America’s best artists. I visited her retrospective at Tate Modern in 2013.

Tate Modern Extension June 2016

Ingrid and I were in London this week and paid a flying visit to the new Tate Modern extension. We will explore more thoroughly next time!

Ellen Gallagher at Tate Modern

“[A] …collective obsession, no matter how surreal, lends those engaged in it the very conformity that they seek to avoid.”

Ibrahim El-Salahi At Tate Modern

Some thoughts on the Ibrahim El-salahi retrospective at Tate Modern.

Reborn Sounds of Childhood Dreams I by Ibrahim El-Salahi

Ibrahim el-Salahi “Reborn Sounds of Childhood Dreams I”

Choucair At Tate Modern

This is a short but entertaining show that will introduce you to a talented and underrated artist. This is as important thing to see in the Tate Modern as the greats and I highly recommend it.

Lichtenstein At Tate Modern

A retrospective for the real king of Pop…

A Work Of Art At The End Of My Road?

An incident with some music and the flickering light on a faulty give way sign.

Yayoi Kusama at Tate Modern

Went to the Yayoi Kusama exhibition at the Tate Modern yesterday. It was a fine retrospective and explained the various phases of her career in a clear and interesting way. Some of her pieces are truly magical, all of them are exciting and engaging. Go while it is still on!

Like A Bolt From Blue

Pretty much the first thing I do every time I visit Tate Modern is to hunt down my favourite sculpture, the one in the photo above: “Lightning With Stag In Its Glare” by Joseph Beuys.