Into The Light: Photography & Abstract Art

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, Bankside, London51.507467 -0.100155
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10 AM to 6 PM (Sun-Thu); 10 AM to 10 PM (Fri-Sat); Last entry 45 mins before closing
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The Tate Modern's new exhibition will explore how photographers contributed to the invention of abstract art.

The development of abstract art by painters and photographers were defining moments in our culture, but these two stories are often told separately. Into The Light will focus on the relationship between the two, and how photographers responded to the new movement.

Key prints are brought together from the 1910s to the present day, by artists such as Paul Strand, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy and Man Ray, and shown alongside abstract paintings and sculptures by some of the biggest names abstract art: Georges Braque, Jackson Pollock, Carl Andre and Bridget Riley.

 

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Craig’s review – “I promised myself that I would come to the Tate Modern with an open mind, but I know I'm going to laugh at the modern art. It's so bad, it's good. So you might want to take this review with a pinch of salt if you're an art lover. I do actually quite like art, believe it or not, but this isn't art to me. It's more like a song by someone who can't sing. It's a load of… continued”

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