Magic Realism — Art In Weimar Germany

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Tate Modern, Bankside, London
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Dates & Time:
30th July 2018 to 14th July 2019
10 AM to 6 PM (Mon-Thu, Sun); 10 AM to 10 PM (Fri-Sat); Last entry 45 mins before closing
Tickets & Cost:
Free. See tate.org.uk

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Tate Modern will be holding a year-long exhibition of works from the George Economou Collection, exploring the evolution of art in Weimar Germany between World War I and II.

These works are not normally on display to the public, so to see a small selection of them here represents a rare opportunity to explore a number of different artists including Otto Dix, George Grosz, Albert Birkle and Jeanne Mammen.

The term "magic realism" was attached to them in 1925 by artist/critic Franz Roh, who was trying to describe their shift from expressionism towards a much colder, more unsettling use of imagery, that grew out of the political difficulties of the day.

 

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