Wolfgang Tillmans: 2017

Tate Modern
Until June 11
In February 2017, Tate Modern will present a new exhibition by Wolfgang Tillmans.
Iguazu 2010 © Wolfgang Tillmans
Tillmans’ casual yet evocative depictions of everyday life and contemporary culture led to the photographer’s prominent rise during the early 1990’s.

Since then, he’s experimented with different photographic methods and incorporated a variety of media into his work, the results of which can be seen at this exhibition.

Photographic portraits and landscapes will feature, as will video and digital slide projections; Tillmans’ curatorial and musical projects will also be included in his first ever Tate Modern show.

Social and political themes have been recurrent threads within his work, installations such as “Truth Study Centre 2005” and his Brexit “Remain” campaign posters reflect this.

Wolfgang Tillmans won the Turner Prize at the turn of the millennium, he is now recognised as one of the most exciting and innovative artists of today.

Details

Venue:
Tate Modern, Bankside, London
Transport:
Tube: Southwark/Blackfriars
Opening hours:
Mon-Thu, Sat, Sun 10am-6pm; Fri 10am-10pm
Entry fee:
Adults: £11.30, Concessions: £10.00, Under 12's: Free
Dates:
February 15 - June 11



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