Alighiero Boetti was one of the most influential Italian artists of the 20th-century. As a key member of the Arte Povera group he sought radical new ways to use simple materials like stamps, pens and magazine covers. Later on he travelled to places like Ethiopia, Guatemala and Afghanistan and created some wonderful embroideries.
This new exhibition features many works never seen in the UK before, such as "Self-Portrait 1993" -- a life-size cast of the artist hosing his head with a jet of water.
Tate Modern is the most visited art gallery in London and houses a huge collection of international modern and contemporary art from the 19th-century onwards. You can find works by Monet, Dalí, Cézanne, Pollock, Rothko, Matisse, Pollock, Picasso and Warhol.
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If you like this, here are some more art exhibitions at Tate Modern…
Roy Lichtenstein exhibition, at Tate Modern – 21st February to 27th May 2013 The new exhibition at Tate Modern is the first big retrospective of Roy Lichtenstein for more than twenty years, bringing together 125 of his most definitive paintings and sculptures. Best-known for his comic strip-style and advertising imagery, the exhibition will showcase key paintings such as “Look Mickey 1961″ and his monumental “Artist’s Studio” series.
Ellen Gallagher exhibition, at Tate Modern – 1st May to 1st September 2013 The Tate Modern’s new exhibition will focus on the acclaimed North American artist, Ellen Gallagher, who is best-known for her exploration of race and cultural identity. The exhibition will consist of 60 prints in a variety of different media.
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