Turbine Hall

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Kara Walker

Kara Walker’s celebrated Tate fountain—closed to the public early due to coronavirus—will be destroyed

The artist had previously said that she hoped “some aspect of it would have another life”

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Turbine Hall

Anicka Yi—who uses bacteria and animatronic insects in her work—to make 'unforgettable' installation for Tate Modern's Turbine Hall

Korean-born artist’s multisensory work draws on scientific concepts to explore gender and race

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Exhibitions

The Empire strikes back? Kara Walker's fountain makes a splash at Tate

US artist takes on British Empire’s legacy and the Transatlantic salve trade in Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall

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Tate Modern

Tania Bruguera’s 2018 Turbine Hall commission becomes permanent at Tate Modern

The museum will continue to name its main building after local community activist Natalie Bell

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Diary

Green horsewoman of the environmental apocalypse declare climate emergency at Tate

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Kara Walker

Southern discomfort: Kara Walker to take over Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall this autumn

The Tate had previously purchased a large linoleum silhouette work by Walker in 1998

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Commissions

Tania Bruguera renames Tate Modern after local London activist as part of Turbine Hall commission

Heat-sensitive floor work and crying room part of “stealth” piece pushing positive aspects of migration

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Tate Modern

Tania Bruguera to create next Hyundai Commission for Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall

Cuban artist has previously shown performance piece with horse mounted police officers in museum’s cavernous space

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Richard Tuttle

Richard Tuttle: Weaving his magic around the world

Trio of Richard Tuttle exhibitions includes his largest work to date in the Tate’s Turbine Hall

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Tate Modern

The Unilever Series: Tino Sehgal comes to the Turbine Hall

His ephemeral performance art is on display 24 July-28 October

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Oslo

Oslo could get a contemporary art space bigger than the Turbine Hall of London’s Tate Modern

A fortress's sewage works may soon become home to contemporary art installations

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Tate Modern

Tate as tenant: Tate Modern alters its Bankside property deal

Trustees’ £142m property deal commutes their current lease

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Anish Kapoor

Interview with Anish Kapoor: “I haven’t done much at all”

Despite having tackled some of the most ambitious commissions in contemporary art, such as Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall, the Indian-born British artist Anish Kapoor says “the problems in the end are always in the studio”

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Security

Tate steps up security for Whiteread's Turbine Hall installation amid demonstration fears

Guards are on red alert to prevent a possible publicity stunt by Fathers 4 Justice which could prove fatal

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Tate Modern

Pipilotti Rist for Tate Modern?

Overheard conversations suggest the Turbine Hall may be seeing this artist sooner rather than later...

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Tate Modern

Rachel Whiteread is next, but where are the other Turbine Hall commissions now?

Most are extremely difficult to redisplay elsewhere

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Olafur Eliasson

The Unilever Series: Olafur Eliasson now on display at Tate Modern

Could the commission for Tate's Turbine Hall create its own climate

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Henry Moore

Henry Moore: Artist's public sculptures on display in Tate Modern's Turbine Hall

20 sculptures fill the iconic space

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Tate Modern

Vast Bourgeois for the new Tate as the first of five commissions

Steel sculpture set for the new Tate Modern Turbine Hall