The First Art Newspaper on the Net Established in 1996 United States Tuesday, November 25, 2014


Tate Modern is 10: Tate Reaches Across the World with Works Acquired
A visitor views an installation of works by US artist Andy Warhol during the 'Pop Life, Art In A Material World' press view held at the Tate Modern in London. EPA/DANIEL DEME.
NEW YORK, NY.- Tate Modern is extending its reach across the world by expanding its Collection to areas outside Europe and North America, including the Middle East, Asia, Latin America and Africa.

The recent acquisitions include thirteen contemporary works of art by artists from the Middle East and North Africa region. The works are by ten artists from Algeria, Lebanon, Turkey, Iran and Egypt. None of these artists has been represented in the Collection before and the acquisitions will significantly enhance Tate’s current holdings of work from that area. Among this group are Kader Attia’s Untitled (Ghardaia) 2009 and Mahmoud Bakhshi Moakhar’s Air Pollution of Iran 2004-2006. Also recently acquired are eight works from Latin America, six works from the Asia Pacific region and fourteen works from South Africa. These include Korean-born Do Ho Suh’s Staircase III 2009, Chinese-born Pak Sheung Chuen’s A Travel without Visual Experience 2008, Indian-born Subodh Gupta’s Everyday 2009, South African-born Santu Mofokeng’s The Black Photo Album / Look at Me 1997 and Cuban-born Felix Gonzalez-Torres’s Untitled (Double Portrait) 1991.

Since 2000, 4,104 works have been acquired for Tate Collection which is displayed across all four Tate sites. Over 880 of these new acquisitions have gone on display at Tate Modern. During this period, Tate acquired 623 works from regions outside Europe and North America, 317 of which are from Latin America and 35 of which are by artists from the Asia Pacific region. More than 640 artists from the Collection have gone on display at Tate Modern, 458 of whom have come from overseas.

Nicholas Serota, Director, Tate said: “Tate’s Collection has been significantly enriched over the past decade with an expanded geographical reach and an energetic focus on collecting work from areas outside Europe and North America, particularly in Latin America, Asia and more recently, in the Middle East and Africa. Tate Modern has provided the spur for a vigorous policy at Tate of collecting more widely internationally which has deepened the Collection for future generations. We are delighted to acquire these seminal works which powerfully reflect the diversity of artistic practice in the regions from which they originate.”

Frances Morris, Head of Collections (International Art) said: “The ambitious repositioning of Tate's Collection is a response to the emergence of interesting and dymamic art centres across the world and an ever more complex and interconnected international art scene. Tate aspires to collect the best art regardless of geography and to contribute towards a reshaping of art history reflecting local art histories across the world."

Among the highlights of the Collection acquisitions from around the world recently or currently on display at Tate Modern, are: Cuban American Ana Mendieta’s Untitled (Blood and Feathers #2) 1974 acquired in 2008; Brazilian Hélio Oiticica’s seminal work Tropicália, Penetrables PN 2 ‘Purity is a myth’ and PN 3 ‘Imagetical’ 1966–7, acquired 2007, Brazilian Cildo Meireles’s - Eureka/Blindhotland 1970-5, acquired 2007 and Japanese Susumu Koshimizu’s From Surface to Surface 1971, remade 1986, acquired 2008.

Many of these acquisitions have been achieved by gift or purchase through Tate’s regionally focused acquisitions committees. Tate has also vastly broadened its collecting to reflect the changes in artistic practice in recent years. It has significantly strengthened its holdings in photography, film and video and performance works. The recent appointment of a Photography Curator and the formation of a Photography Acquisitions Committee, to be launched on 19 May, demonstrates Tate’s ongoing commitment to increasing its focus on collecting photographs. A recent major acquisition to the Collection is Bruce Davidson’s Subway, 47 works taken in the New York subway in the 1980s, now on display on Level 5.

Tate Modern | Nicholas Serota | Frances Morris |




Last Week News

May 11, 2010

At New Pompidou Center-Metz Designed by Shigeru Ban, the Building Steals the Show

Vintage World Cup Posters on Offer at Christie's South Kensington

Impressionist Masterpiece by Manet to Be Auctioned by Sotheby's

Christie's Latin American Evening Sale Offers Rare Masterworks

Iconic Yves Klein Work a Spring Auction Highlight this Week

Kate Gilmore's Walk the Walk Presented in the Midtown Oasis of Bryant Park

Two Cities, 20 Designers, and 90 Days to Complete an Exercise in Creativity

Iconic WW II Images by Dmitri Baltermants at Nailya Alexander Gallery

Provocative Elton John Art Deco Piece for Sale at Bonhams

Mesoamerican Ballgame Exhibition Opens in South Africa Before the World Cup

The Bowes Museum Celebrates Summer with British Sporting Art Exhibition

How Many Lightbulbs Does it Take to Change a Painting?

Asia's Premier Annual Art Fair to Present a Unique Combination of Art and Antiques

Aaron Johnson and Barnaby Whitfield at Irvine Contemporary

'Barn Find' James Bond Car for Auction at Bonhams

Contents of 'Time Lord' Severin Wunderman's Cote D'Azur Home to Sell at Bonhams

Westchester Artist to Exhibit at Historical Muscoot Farm

South African-Based Photographer Roger Ballen Exhibits at Stills Gallery

Fantasy Artist Frank Frazetta, 82, Dies in Florida

Jorge Pardo's Newest Installation Transforms Friedrich Petzel Gallery into a Labyrinth

May 10, 2010

Pera Museum Welcomes Colombian Artist Fernando Botero's First Encounter with Istanbul

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux Presents Two Collectons-One Passion

Gavin Brown's enterprise Presents a Major Exhibition by Martin Creed

Exceptional Group of Works by Uta Barth at Tanya Bonakdar Gallery

Luhring Augustine Celebrates 25th Anniversary with Group Exhibition

Darren Almond Debuts Six-Screen High-Definition Video at Matthew Marks Gallery

Silkscreens from LeRoy Neiman's Archives at Franklin Bowles Galleries

'Museums at Night' Announced at the National Gallery on May 14

Ryan Gander Offers a Pin-Ball Like Journey through His Art at Lisson Gallery

Solo Gallery Debut of Hilary Berseth at Eleven Rivington

Picasso's "The Actor" Returns - Repaired and Glazed - After Four Months

Johnny McIntosh Appointed Chief Financial Officer at Birmingham Museum of Art

Mark Bradford Featured in First Museum Survey at Wexner Center

Punk Montages, Photography and Collages 1976-1981 at Boo-Hooray Gallery

The Powerful Beauty of the Palace of Versailles at Camera Work

Dali in the Third Dimension: New Publication Excites the Artworld

Captivating Exhibition Exploring the Notion of Time in Photographs Opens in Melbourne

Dale Chihuly Works Featured in Eight-Month Exhibition at Frist Center

Carla Accardi, Key Figure of Abstract Art in Italy, at Haunch of Venison

May 9, 2010

Kunstmuseum Bern Celebrates Centenary of the Death of Albert Anker with Exhibition

Asian Contemporary Art to Be Presented at Christie's Spring Sales in May

SFMOMA to Probe the Contemporary Culture of Wine in Exhibition

Phillips de Pury & Co. Announces Highlights from Its New York Theme Sale

Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein Presents the Historic Years of the Arte Povera

Nairy Baghramian and Phyllida Barlow at the Serpentine Gallery

Sebastian Goegel Experiments with Forms at Galerie Adler

Photographic Document from South Africa at Michael Hoppen Contemporary

Louise Bourgeois Exhibition to Open New Hauser & Wirth Gallery Space

Monumental Pictures by Jim Shaw at CAPC musée d'art contemporain

Exhibition of New Work by Shepard Fairey at Deitch Projects

Exhibition of Photos of Queens of Child Pageants by Susan Anderson

Gavin Brown's enterprise Restages Jonathan Horowitz's "Go Vegan!"

Summer Exhibitions Showcase New Media Interest for Tampa Museum of Art

Exhibition Gives a Comprehensive Insight into Rosemarie Trockel's Oeuvre

France-Based Media Artist Katrin Jakobsen Exhibits at ZKM

Photography Expert Michael G. Wilson Becomes an Art Fund Trustee

Keren Cytter's Best Films and Several Drawings Featured at Moderna Museet

Seven College and University Museums to Launch Experimental Collection-Sharing Initiative

Walker Art Center Registrar Recipient of Dudley Wilkinson Award of Distinction

May 8, 2010

Fondation Beyeler Marks Jean-Michel Basquiat's Fiftieth Birthday with Large Retrospective

Painting in Storage at Italian Ducal Palace May Be Raphael's

Celebrity Online Green Sale at Christie's Raises $1 Million

New York Public Library Faces Harshest Budget Cut In Its History

Artist Alison Elizabeth Taylor Returns for Third Exhibition at James Cohan Gallery

Deborah Wye to Retire as Chief Curator of Prints and Illustrated Books at MoMA

Andy Goldsworthy Departs from His Usual Practice in Exhibition at Galerie Lelong

Exchange Between Scientists and Artist Produces Exhibition at the Broad Institute

High Museum Selected to Present American Pavilion at 2010 Venice Biennale

Istanbul: Huma Kabakci Collection of Turkish Art Opens at the Osthaus Museum

New Orleans Museum of Art Names Susan M. Taylor New Museum Director

Emily Fisher Landau Gives Major Gift to the Whitney Museum

Huge Mural of Spain Returns to Renovated NY Museum

Frederik Meijer Gardens Welcomes Six-Millionth Visitor

Ron Mueck Exhibition Opens at Gallery of Modern Art

Research to Take Place at El Tajin Using LIDAR Technology

Keno Auction's Inaugural Sale Brings $5.8 Million, Well Above High Estimate

SculptureCenter Organizes Group Exhibition Curated by Fionn Meade

Made in California Sale Continues to Break World Record Auction Prices

May 7, 2010

Colombian Sculptor Doris Salcedo Awarded the Velázquez Visual Arts Prize 2010

New York Gallery Week to Present Over 50 Solo Gallery Exhibitions

Gagosian Exhibition Focuses on Lichtenstein's Still Life Paintings, Sculptures and Drawings 1972-1980s

Sotheby's Spring Sale of American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture to be Held May 19

MIT Museum Receives 70 Years of Polaroid History in Donation from PLR IP Holdings

Exhibition of New Photographs by Julian Faulhaber at Hasted Hunt Kraeutler

First American Exhibition of Drawings by Roni Horn at Hauser & Wirth NY

Art Gallery of Ontario Announces Major Julian Schnabel Exhibition

"A Venomous Bloom" by Kent Henricksen at Paul Kasmin Gallery

Nelson-Atkins Museum in Kansas City to Open New Egyptian Galleries

The New School Unveils Design for University Center Designed by Roger Duffy

Vintage, Modern and Antique Home Furnishings at Christie's South Kensington in June

Florida Museum Receives Monumental Louise Nevelson Installation

No Bids for Eccentric Michael Jackson Portrait

Winners of British Columbia's Largest Visual Arts Awards Announced

The Wright Wins Design Award and Nomination

Major Gifts of Art and Donations of $750,000 Strengthen Tate Collection from the Americas

David Rubenstein Gives $5M to Library of Congress

Getty Awards $630,000 for Conservation of Ghent Altarpiece and Vasari's Last Supper

May 6, 2010

Sotheby's May 2010 Evening Sale of Impressionist and Modern Art Brings $195 Million

After Forty Years, Lisson Gallery Revisits John Latham's First Solo Exhibition

Christie's Impressionist and Modern Art Sales Series Totals $360 Million

Karola Kraus is the New Director of the Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig

MoMA to Host Symposium "Art Institutions and Feminist Politics Now"

Edward Kienholz's Renowned Installation Roxys, 1960-61 at David Zwirner

America's Mayor: John V. Lindsay and the Reinvention of New York

Paintings and Works on Paper by Reeve Schley at James Graham & Sons Gallery

AIA Selects 18 Recipients for the 2010 Housing Awards

British Museum Opens Exhibition of The Printed Image in China

Work by Celebrated Designer Wendell Castle at Barry Friedman Ltd.

The Glasgow School of Art Announces New Chairman of the Board of Governors

Exhibition and Symposium Celebrate Marcel Duchamp's Last Great Masterpiece

Brazilian Photographer Bruno Cals to Exhibit at New Gallery

Pop-Up Art Exhibition Presented by Bicker Gallery in Sydney

Archaeological Finding Confirms Ixcateopan Produced Cotton

Imperial War Museum London Appoints Master Planners

Indonesia to Auction Ancient Shipwreck Treasure

Thieves Steal 11 Bronze Statues in Iran's Capital

Most Popular Last Seven Days



1.- Greece holds breath as skeleton found in Alexander the Great-era tomb at Amphipolis

2.- Spain mourns the death of art collector Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart, Duchess of Alba

3.- Meet the ancestors: Exhibition at Bordeaux gallery reveals faces of prehistoric humans

4.- Getty Foundation and partners launch free of charge online art collection catalogues

5.- Historic photos of dead Cuban revolutionary Che Guevara resurface in small Spanish town

6.- Exhibition showcases the first two 'Poesie' created by Titian following their restoration

7.- O'Keeffe painting sells for more than three times the previous world auction record for any female artist

8.- Crystal Bridges announces the departure of museum President Don Bacigalupi

9.- artnet Auctions offers a later example of Yayoi Kusama's important Infinity-Nets series

10.- 'Degenerate art' should go back to museums: German advisor Jutta Limbach

Related Stories



Tate Modern's Turbine Hall to present electronic music pioneers Kraftwerk The Catalogue 12345678 live

Tate Modern launches a major retrospective of German artist Gerhard Richter's work

Elvira Dyangani Ose appointed Curator of international art with a focus on Africa at Tate Modern

Artist as Activist: United Kingdom's Tate Modern to Show Joan Miro: The Ladder of Escape

"Show of the Year" at Tate Modern is UK's First on French Painter Paul Gauguin in 50 Years

Tate Announces First Major Retrospective of Joan Miró in Fifty Years

Exhibition of Voyeurism, Surveillance and the Camera Opens at Tate Modern

Paul Gauguin from Money Man to Myth Maker, Show Says

"No Soul For Sale - A Festival of Independents" at Tate Modern

Tate Modern Announces First Major Gauguin Exhibition in Fifty Years



Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

 

Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher: Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez - Marketing: Carla Gutiérrez
Special Contributor: Liz Gangemi - Special Advisor: Carlos Amador
Contributing Editor: Carolina Farias

Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org theavemaria.org juncodelavega.org facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site