NEW TATE MODERN
Today marks the grand opening of London’s Tate Modern gallery extension, a development project to the south of the existing building. The architectural practice Herzog & de Meuron converted a worn-out Bankside power station into a partly new building devoted to modern and present day artworks.
As a tribute, Tate Modern launched a Time Machine taking you on a “trip” through the last 100 years. Viewers are given more insight into the history of modern art through highlighting the zeitgeist of specific eras and events. For example the year 1962 when pop culture was thriving, Andy Warhol created the Marilyn Diptych, portraying the cult of celebrity.
Take an exciting trip in the Tate Time Machine here and see how art has changed in the last 100 years! “Art Changes, We change”.
Feature image © Hayes Davidson and Herzog & de Meuron