Tate Modern is one of the world's vanguards of modern and contemporary art. Installations and exhibits here change periodically, so check to see what's on display before you visit. Past installations have included a giant tuba hanging from the ceiling and diatribes playing through speakers. You'll also encounter art that's more historical, yet still modern. The Poetry and Dream gallery contains Surrealist works, Structure and Dream presents abstract art, and Energy and Process focuses on Arte Povera--a radical modern art movement that took place in Italy from 1967-1972. To learn more about the galleries' highlights, take one of the daily free tours lasting about 45 minutes. Take a look at our London holiday planner to schedule your visit to Tate Modern and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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Tate Modern Reviews
I found the publicity for this exhibition intriguing and I wasn't disappointed. For me, Dora's photos are much more compelling than her canvases, perhaps a bit more so her street photography than her.... more »
The extension to Tate Modern is an eleven-storey tower originally called the Switch Tower but now called the Blavatnik Building following the distasteful modern trend to name buildings or parts... more »
This museum of modern art is a very cool space. The art instillation are huge . We enjoyed our visit perfect place for all ages very interesting and interactive. Perfect place to enlighten your senses . Fun interesting and informative. Very clean. Very big busy space . Staff are very friendly and helpful. Perfect day out with the family
As a fan of modern art what better place to spend time being inspired. At Tate Modern you can truly appreciate and witness the evolution of artistic thought processes. I particularly appreciate Mark Rothko's contemplation pieces - the subdued lighting gives the space an ethereal, almost religious feeling and the sheer scale of the canvases demands you spend time just being still, looking and contemplating. An awe inspiring place. Loved it.
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