The Tate Modern
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Time Out says
Thu Dec 6 2012
International modern art from the collection.
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Drawing and illustration, Film and video, Mixed media, Contemporary art
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Thousands of googly eyes watch you drift through Ellen Gallagher’s angry, political world. They peer out of every canvas as an endless sea of lips smile menacingly at you. These are the exaggerated features of black racial stereotypes and vaudeville minstrels,...
A rare chance to see the work of one of Latin America's foremost female artists, who provided a serious antidote to the exotic abandon of Brazil's Topicalia movement of the 1960s.
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The relationship between ruins and historical monuments is explored in this group exhibition featuring six artists with a deep affinity for archeology and architecture. Ra di Martino's photographs, for example, place her as a fictional archeologist documenting...
- Rating: 4/5
With the Lebanese artist 97 years old and in the grip of Alzheimer’s disease, it might seem too late to celebrate the life and work of Saloua Raouda Choucair. However, Choucair has never let recognition, or the lack thereof, define her. Still based in...
A tour of highlights from Tate Britain’s collection displays with an LGBT theme, with guides Michael Langan and Cherry Smyth. Michael Langan is the Arts Editor of Polari Magazine, the online LGBT arts and culture review. Cherry Smyth is a writer and art...