Exhibition news: Sung Hwan Kim in the Tate Modern Tanks

Tate Modern, one of London’s most popular visitor attractions, has expanded its exhibition space by opening up some giant underground tanks which used to store oil when the building was still Bankside Power Station. ‘These underground chambers are simply extraordinary spaces,’ says the Guardian newspaper. To celebrate their opening, the Tate commissioned a new work […]

A Roundtable on ROUNDTABLE: Gwangju Biennale

Notice of an interesting event coming up at Tate Modern, marking the 2012 Gwangju Biennale, which runs from 7 September to 11 November this year. A Roundtable on ROUNDTABLE: Gwangju Biennale Tate Modern, Starr Auditorium Wednesday 6 June 2012, 18.30 – 20.00 £15, concessions available ROUNDTABLE: The 9th Gwangju Biennale, described as an open-ended series […]

Tate acquires Suh Do-ho Staircase

Tate Modern has acquired a work by Suh Do-ho, a version of which was shown at the Hayward Gallery’s exhibition Psycho Buildings in 2008. This version was tailor-made to fit in a specific room in the Tate. Details below are from the Tate’s 2010-2011 Annual Report available as a pdf download from the Tate’s website […]

Kimsooja: Talking Art at Tate Modern

News of an artist talk coming up next weekend. Saturday 20 February 2010, 14.00–15.30 Korean born artist Kimsooja is internationally known for her installations, films, photographs and performances. Her interest in fabrics references nomadic life in her trademark Bottari -bundles made of traditional Korean bedspreads, usually used to pack clothes. This sense of wrapping and […]