Exhibition: Edvard Munch at the Tate Modern

As talented as he was psychologically disturbed, Edvard Munch is deservedly hailed as a visionary and masterful artist. A new retrospective of his work is now being exhibited at the Tate Modern in London, foregoing the usual focus on his 19th-century Symbolist work in favour of a more modernist collection. The show is comprised of sixty of his paintings from the 20th century along with some of his lesser known works in film and photography.

Edvard Munch: The Modern Eye at the Tate Modern runs from June 28-October 14, 2012

Case Study: The Gallery of Lost Art

Art meets intrigue at The Gallery of Lost Art, the latest project recently launched by the Tate. From Kahlo’s missing painting The Wounded Table to de Kooning’s erased Untitled drawing, the online exhibition  features art pieces enshrouded in mystery, mishaps and misfortunes. Like the pieces in the exhibit, the website itself will also disappear, scheduled to be taken offline in a year.

Read on for information about the project and a link to the site.

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Exhibition: Damien Hirst at Tate Modern (LONDON)

One of the most controversial (or at least, talked about) artists of our day, Damien Hirst‘s merit as an artist is highly debatable. What is not, however, is his marvellous ability at being his own hype man, and generating discussion surrounding him and his art practice. It seems like every few months, and more recently every few weeks, he does something to get himself mentioned.

To remind you of all the reasons why he’s so loved and hated by the art world, today the Tate Modern opens their Damien Hirst exhibit, marking the first career-spanning survey of his work thus far shown in Britain. The show will be comprised of key pieces from the past 20 years, including greatest hits like The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living, 1991 (pictured above) and key works from his In and Out of Love (like Sympathy in White Major – Absolution II, 2006, topmost image) and Pharmacy series’.

Damien Hirst at the Tate Modern runs from April 4 – September 9, 2012.

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