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Tate Modern: An Emblem of Modern & Contemporary Art

The Tate Modern of the Tate Collection is the national gallery of international modern art. One of the Tate Galleries that is situated all over the country, the Tate Modern is located in the heart of London in what used to be the Bankside Power Station. Other Tate Collections include Tate Britain, Tate Liverpool, Tate St. Ives and Tate Online.

Established in the year 2000, Tate Modern offers wondrous views of the River Thames. Furthermore, it has also been the focal point of Londoners and tourists who wish to partake in the art and culture of Great Britain. The Tate Modern focuses it attention to the nuances of modern art, which include the likes of international and contemporary pieces of work that are dated back to early 19th century.

The galleries of Tate Modern are divided into temporary exhibitions and collections, which are also known as the Tate Collections. The temporary exhibitions that are housed on levels 1, 2, and 4 offers insight into many of Britain’s artistes. The Turbine Hall exhibitions on the first level are sponsored by Unilever and include specially commissioned works of art, by the likes of Anish Kapoor, Louise Bourgeois and Doris Salcedo. The 2nd Level Gallery houses many works of cutting-edge contemporary art whereas Level 4 houses major temporary exhibitions.

The Tate Collections, which are housed on level 3 and 5 includes the works of art pertaining to different groups, namely; Material Gestures, Signs and Textures, Poetry and Dream, Idea and Object, and States of Flux. The Material Gestures Collection holds works of art with traits of abstraction, expressionism, and abstract expressionism by artists such as Claude Monet, Anish Kapoor, and Barnett Newman, where as the States of Flux Collection focuses on Cubism, Futurism, Vorticism and Pop Art and showcases artwork by the likes of the great Pablo Picasso, Roy Lichtenstein and Andy Warhol.

With much to capture and discover, the Tate Modern offers visitors to tap into their imagination and indulge in art that is vibrant diverse and powerful. Make sure to visit this wonders of modern art while staying at one of the London hotels. Being one of the London luxury hotels, the Langham Hotel London offers guests impeccable services that dabble into lavish accommodation and warm hospitality.

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