Tate Gallery presentation by samc

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									Tate Gallery
Tate Britain Tate Modern Tate Liverpool Tate St. Ives

Tate Britain

Tate Britain

Adress: Millbank London SW1P 4RG Opening hours: Daily, 10 – 17.50
Admission: free Group visits:

Phone 020 7887 3959 or E-mailticketing@tate.org.uk

Tate Britain – situation and access
Get there with

bus 77A

from the center

(Westminster, Whitehall, Trafalgar Square, Aldwych...)

runs every 10 minutes

Tate Britain


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1897: First opening 65 works gifted by Henry Tate 2001: Opening Centenary Development more than 65 000 works of art Research center for British art British art from 1500 – today The Turner Bequest Turner Prize

Tate Britain – Centenary Development annonced in 1997 – opening Nov. 1st, 2001

Tate Britain - Important Artists

Historic: Blake, Rossetti, Constable, Whistler Turner Modern and Contemporary: Bacon, Gilbert&George, Whiteread, Hirst



William Blake: Newton (1795 – 1805)

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Ecce Ancilla Domini (ca. 1850)

John Constable: Chain Pier, Brighton (1827)

Whistler Old Battersea Bridge (1872 – 75)

Francis Bacon:Three Studies for Figures at the Base of a Crucifixion (ca. 1944)

William Turner at Tate Britain

Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775 – 1851) Famous English painter of landscapes, storms, light and atmosphere – great predecessor of the French Impressionists Nearly all of the artist‘s major works are at Tate Gallery The Turner Collection includes the Turner Bequest (300 oil paintings and about 30 000 sketches and watercolours) Turner online: virtually all works have been digitised and are fully accessible and viewable online

JMW Turner Self portrait (1799)

Turner - Sun Rising through Vapour (1807)

Turner – The Wreck Buoy (ca. 1807)

Turner – Snowstorm (1842)

Turner – Childe Harold‘s Pilgrimage: Italy (1832)

Turner and Constable – a Comparison

Highlights of Contemporary British Art

Gilbert and George


Rachel Whiteread


Damien Hirst

Gilbert & George: Happy (1980)

Rachel Whiteread: Untitled (Nine Tables) 1998

Damien Hirst: Cows

Tate Modern

Tate Modern Adress: Bankside London SE1 9TG Gallery Hours: Sun. – Thu.: 10.00 – 18.00 Fri. And Sat.: 10.00 – 22.00 Admission: free
call 020 7887 3959 or e-mail tour.bookings@tate.org.uk

Group visits:

Millenium Bridge (by N. Foster)

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Opening: May 2000 Building: Former power station - completely adapted by Herzog & de Meuron Collection: International art of the 20th and the 21st century Exhibitions and events Research center for international modern and contemporary art Shops, bars and restaurant

The Tate Modern Collection
Picasso Rothko Bourgeois Giacometti Duchamp Warhol Beuys Nauman Eliasson West

and many others

Picasso Weeping Woman (1937)

The Mark Rothko Room

Louise Bourgeois Avenza (1968)

Alberto Giacometti: Man Pointing (1947)

Joseph Beuys: Felt Suit (1970)

Bruce Nauman: Shelf Sinking into the Wall with CopperPainted Plaster Casts of the Spaces Underneath (1966)

Franz West - Viennoiserie

Turbine Hall

From October to March one artist shows a project realized for the Turbine Hall, referring to the atmosphere and the dimensions of this special site.

The Unilever Art Project

2000/01: Louise Bourgeois 2001/02: Juan Munos 2002/03: Anish Kapoor 2003/04: Olafur Eliasson 2004/05: Bruce Nauman

Olafur Eliasson: The Weather Project (2003)

pädak baden e hs 1st sem pw g. buchberger presentation l. bock january 10th 2005

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