From the anti-Vietnam war to the resistance of the Soviet dictatorship during the Prague Spring, 1968 was characterized by popular youth protest and violent state reprisals. The most iconic of these were the events of May ’68 in France. At the heart of May ’68 was the Atelier Populaire, a revolutionary poster workshop run by students and artists.
For the first time in its history, the museum is able to offer a free taster of its collection – featuring over 1,000 objects. Designer Maker User is an introduction to the history of contemporary design through three interconnected roles – the Designer, the User and the Maker.
The Jameel Prize is an international award for contemporary art and design inspired by Islamic tradition.
This exhibition presents an extraordinary collection of personal artefacts and clothing belonging to the iconic Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. Locked away for 50 years after her death, this collection has never before been exhibited outside Mexico.
Marking the 100 years since the end of World War One, Aftermath: Art in the Wake of World War One looks at how artists responded to the physical and psychological scars left on Europe.
From smart appliances to satellites, artificial intelligence to internet culture, this exhibition brings together more than 100 objects as a landscape of possibilities for the near future.
This landmark exhibition explores the influence of Michael Jackson on some of the leading names in contemporary art, spanning several generations of artists across all media. Curated by Dr Nicholas Cullinan, Director of the National Portrait Gallery, the exhibition will open in the summer of 2018 to coincide with what would have been Michael Jackson’s 60th birthday (on August 29, 2018).
The BP Portrait Award is the most prestigious portrait painting competition in the world and represents the very best in contemporary portrait painting.
The first UK exhibition to explore the complex relationship between fashion and nature from 1600 to the present day.
Celebrate the timeless beauty of the female form with thirty-five years of haute couture from Azzedine Alaïa, and discover the mastery of cut, tailoring, fit, innovative form and materials behind the designer’s unique creations.
Lisa Brice is a South-African born, London-based artist. On show at Tate for the first time, Brice’s work includes large-scale new and recent paintings which address the longstanding art-historical tradition of the female nude. Shown alongside sketches, drawings and studies, her paintings recast female subjects from art historical paintings, photographs and the media into new environments, imbuing them with a newfound sense of self possession.
For the first time, Tate Modern tells the intertwined stories of photography and abstract art.