Tate Modern

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Tate Modern is a modern art gallery located in London.wikipedia
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Tate Britain

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It is Britain's national gallery of international modern art and forms part of the Tate group (together with Tate Britain, Tate Liverpool, Tate St Ives and Tate Online).
It is part of the Tate network of galleries in England, with Tate Modern, Tate Liverpool and Tate St Ives.

Bankside Power Station

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It is based in the former Bankside Power Station, in the Bankside area of the London Borough of Southwark. Tate Modern is housed in the former Bankside Power Station, which was originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott, the architect of Battersea Power Station, and built in two stages between 1947 and 1963.
Since 2000 the building has been used to house the Tate Modern art museum and gallery.

London Borough of Southwark

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It is based in the former Bankside Power Station, in the Bankside area of the London Borough of Southwark.
The part of the South Bank within the borough is home to London Bridge terminus station and the attractions of The Shard, Tate Modern, Shakespeare's Globe and Borough Market that are the largest of the venues in Southwark to draw domestic and international tourism.

Tate

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It is Britain's national gallery of international modern art and forms part of the Tate group (together with Tate Britain, Tate Liverpool, Tate St Ives and Tate Online).
In 2000, the Tate Gallery transformed itself into the current-day Tate, which consists of a network of four museums: Tate Britain, which displays the collection of British art from 1500 to the present day; Tate Modern, also in London, which houses the Tate's collection of British and international modern and contemporary art from 1900 to the present day; Tate Liverpool (founded in 1988), which has the same purpose as Tate Modern but on a smaller scale; and Tate St Ives in Cornwall (founded in 1993), which displays modern and contemporary art by artists who have connections with the area.

Herzog & de Meuron

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Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron of Herzog & de Meuron were announced as the winning architects in January 1995.
They are perhaps best known for their conversion of the giant Bankside Power Station in London to the new home of Tate Modern.

Battersea Power Station

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Tate Modern is housed in the former Bankside Power Station, which was originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott, the architect of Battersea Power Station, and built in two stages between 1947 and 1963.
He subsequently designed another London power station, Bankside, which now houses Tate Modern art gallery.

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Tate Modern is one of the largest museums of modern and contemporary art in the world.

Tate Liverpool

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It is Britain's national gallery of international modern art and forms part of the Tate group (together with Tate Britain, Tate Liverpool, Tate St Ives and Tate Online).
Tate Liverpool is an art gallery and museum in Liverpool, Merseyside, England, and part of Tate, along with Tate St Ives, Cornwall, Tate Britain, London, and Tate Modern, London.

Giles Gilbert Scott

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Tate Modern is housed in the former Bankside Power Station, which was originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott, the architect of Battersea Power Station, and built in two stages between 1947 and 1963.
This building was converted in the late 1990s into Tate Modern art gallery.

Abraham Cruzvillegas

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The first commission for the Hyundai series is Mexican artist, Abraham Cruzvillegas.
Elements of the Autoconstrucción project were shown (amongst others) at Tate Modern in March 2012, in the Museum of Modern Art in Oxford in 2011, at the Walker Art Center in 2013, and at the Haus der Kunst, Munich in 2014.

Anish Kapoor

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In 1991, he received the Turner Prize and in 2002 received the Unilever Commission for the Turbine Hall at Tate Modern.

Bankside

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It is based in the former Bankside Power Station, in the Bankside area of the London Borough of Southwark.
The skyline of Bankside is dominated by the former Bankside Power Station, which now houses the Tate Modern.

Olafur Eliasson

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Olafur represented Denmark at the 50th Venice Biennale in 2003 and later that year installed The Weather Project in the Turbine Hall of Tate Modern, London.

Artist Rooms

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There is also an area dedicated to displaying works from the Artist Rooms collection.
Artist Rooms exhibitions have been held in Tate Britain, Tate Modern, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, National Museum Wales, De La Warr Pavilion, mima, Kettle's Yard, Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, The Hepworth, and Tramway.

Damien Hirst

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In 2011 it was used to display Damien Hirst's For The Love of God.
The show also scuppered a prospective Hirst retrospective at Tate Modern.

Mirosław Bałka

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In 2009, Balka installed How It Is, the 10th Unilever Series commission for the Turbine Hall at Tate Modern, London, which opened on 13 October of that year.

Louise Bourgeois

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It first made an appearance as part of Bourgeois's commission for The Unilever Series for Tate Modern's Turbine Hall in 2000, and recently, the sculpture was installed at the Qatar National Convention Centre in Doha, Qatar.

Bruce Nauman

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Nauman's work is in the collections of the Art Institute of Chicago; Kunstmuseum Basel; the Hallen für Neue Kunst Schaffhausen; Kunsthaus, Zürich; Hamburger Bahnhof/Friedrich Christian Flick Collection, Berlin; Museum Brandhorst, Munich; Centre Pompidou, Paris; the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and the Museum of Modern Art in New York; the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, DC; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago;Tate Modern in London, New Mexico Museum of Art, di Rosa, and the Walker Art Center, among many others.

Modern art

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Tate Modern is a modern art gallery located in London.

Doris Salcedo

For 2007 Salcedo became the eighth artist to have been commissioned to produce work for the Unilever turbine hall of the Tate Modern gallery in London for which she created Shibboleth, a 167-metre-long crack running the length of the hall's floor (pictured above) that Salcedo says "represents borders, the experience of immigrants, the experience of segregation, the experience of racial hatred. It is the experience of a Third World person coming into the heart of Europe".

Sunflower Seeds (artwork)

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It was first exhibited at the Tate Modern art gallery in London from October 2010 to May 2011.

Bankside Open Spaces Trust

BOST services clients in London and supports and inspires people of local communities and organisations, among others Tate Modern community garden, to improve, create and enjoy the parks, gardens, green spaces, and, passive and active recreation areas.

Test Site

Test Site was an art installation, that was displayed in the turbine hall of Tate Modern in London, UK, between October 2006 and 9 April 2007.

Carillion

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This challenging conversion work was carried by Carillion.

Eyal Ofer

In June 2013, international shipping and property magnate Eyal Ofer pledged £10m to the extension project, making it to 85% of the required funds.
In 2013, Ofer also gave a major gift of £10 million to support the completion of the development of Tate Modern, a museum of modern art based in London.