An accessible and elegant guide to Tate Modern, this book provides an essential introduction to the extraordinary building and highlights some of the remarkable artwork on display. Revised and updated for 2019, it highlights an intriguing selection of artworks from Tate’s twentieth century and contemporary collections.
The artworks included provide an immediate introduction to the gallery and mirrors Tate Modern’s aims in promoting not only the very best-known works in the collection but also highlighting pieces by emerging and under-represented artists.
Tate Modern is the world’s most visited museum of modern and contemporary art, with its pioneering collection, ground-breaking international exhibitions, innovative commissions and inspiring events. Since its opening in 2000 it has transformed attitudes to the visual arts, and its exciting expansion in 2016 has reinforced its reputation as one of the UK’s most important sites for visitors.
Simon Bolitho is Curator, Interpretation/Learning at Tate Modern.