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Paul Klee

Tate Modern's major autumn exhibition is a long overdue solo exhibition dedicated to Paul Klee, the influential Swiss-born artist who taught at the Bauhaus school in Germany in the 1920s. The exhibition - the first in the UK in over a decade - reveals Klee as a unique artist who "cold Romanticism" style - as he defined it in the catalogue of his first major solo exhibition in 1914 - drew on expressionism, cubism, and surrealism. Leaving behind his diaries and abundant correspondence, including his lectures 'Writings on Form and Design Theory', Klee's influential theories on modern art are still significant today.

 

About Tate Modern

Located along the banks of the River Thames in the former Bankside Power Station, originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1947, the architect of Battersea Power Station, Tate Modern opened to great acclaim in 2000. Since then it has welcomed millions of visitors through its imposing doors. More about Tate Modern

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    Holiday Inn Express London Southwark London

    Holiday Inn Express London Southwark

    from £72  37% off
    103-109 Southwark Street, London, SE1  0JQ  3 minutes away from Paul Klee

    Located in the bustling heart of London's arts scene, with the capital's finest theatres, concert halls and cinemas just a short stroll away, this is a ...More

     
    Mercure London Bridge Hotel London

    Mercure London Bridge Hotel

    from £68  34% off
    71-79 Southwark Street, London, SE1  0JA  3 minutes away from Paul Klee

    This hotel in the Bankside area, just a five minute walk from London Bridge Tube station and Borough Market, offers good value for money. Walk from ...More

     
    Hilton London Bankside London

    Hilton London Bankside

    from £93  35% off
    2-8 Great Suffolk Street, London, SE1  0UG  3 minutes away from Paul Klee

    The Hilton London Bankside is a purpose built hotel with a four-storey glass atrium, 292 rooms and fitness centre, complete with swimming pool, and an opulent ...More

     
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    The Hairy Ape London
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    The Hairy Ape

    Dates: 17th October to 21st November 2015
    Old Vic Theatre, 103 The Cut, London, SE1  8NB  10 minutes away from Paul Klee

    Eugene O'Neill's timeless classic, a reflection on the effect of industrialisation on class and identity, The Hairy Ape, is directed by multi award-winning director Richard Jones ...More

     
    High Society London
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    High Society

    Dates: 30th April to 22nd August 2015
    Old Vic Theatre, 103 The Cut, London, SE1  8NB  10 minutes away from Paul Klee

    Maria Friedman directs this latest production of the Cole Porter musical, High Society, staged at the Old Vic in the round, in which the socialite Tracy ...More

     
    The Motherf**ker With The Hat London
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    The Motherf**ker With The Hat

    Dates: 10th June to 20th August 2015
    National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre, South Bank, London, SE1  9PX  11 minutes away from Paul Klee

    Stephen Adly Guirgis's profane and hilarious Tony award nominated tale of love and addiction in New York City comes to the National Theatre. Centred on a ...More

     
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    Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

    21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, SE1  9DT  3 minutes away from Paul Klee

    This replica of the Shakespeare's 16th century theatre, reconstructed just 200 yards from its original site, is the brainchild of American actor and director Sam Wanamaker. ...More

     
    The Sam Wanamaker Theatre London
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    The Sam Wanamaker Theatre

    New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, SE1  9DT  3 minutes away from Paul Klee

    For the first time since it opened in 1997, Shakespeare's Globe has the facilities to present plays throughout the year at The Sam Wanamaker Theatre, a ...More

     
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    Curzon Mondrian

    20 Upper Ground, South Bank, SE1  9PD  6 minutes away from Paul Klee

    Situated within Mondrian London, Curzon Mondrian is a 56-seat cinema run by the independent cinema company from Friday evenings through to Sunday. Screenings include new releases, ...More

     
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    The best museums, galleries, attractions near Paul Klee
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    Tate Modern

    Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, Bankside, SE1  9TG  Same location as Paul Klee

    Located along the banks of the River Thames in the former Bankside Power Station, originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1947, the architect of ...More

     
    Tate Modern Oil Tanks and Tate 2 London
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    Tate Modern Oil Tanks and Tate 2

    Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, Bankside, SE1  9TG  Same location as Paul Klee

    A dramatic new development at the Tate Modern opens in the summer of 2012 as three 30x7 metre oil tanks display art in live form. The ...More

     
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    Bankside Gallery

    48 Hopton Street, Bankside, SE1  9JH  2 minutes away from Paul Klee

    Bankside Gallery is the home of the Royal Watercolour Society and the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers - the oldest societies of their kind in the world. ...More

     
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    O W Loeb

    3 Archie Street, London, SE1  3JT  6 minutes away from Paul Klee

    Specialists in fine German wine, this shop has moved to larger premises and taken its customers with it - they have a deserved reputation for excellence ...More

     
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    Oxo Tower and Gabriel's Wharf

    Oxo Tower Wharf, Bargehouse Street, South Bank, SE1  9PH  7 minutes away from Paul Klee

    As you stare across the river at this bustling, stylish, multi-faceted venue, it’s hard to believe that this riverside warehouse was once a reprocessing plant for ...More

     
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    Konditor & Cook

    10 Stoney Street, Bankside, SE1  9AD  7 minutes away from Paul Klee

    Konditor & Cook specialise in the creation of amazingly tasty cakes which are also sold on to some of the finest restaurants in the city. This ...More

     
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    Cafe 2 (Tate Modern)

    Second floor, Tate Modern, Sumner Street, Bankside, SE1  9TG  Same location as Paul Klee

    A brasserie at Tate Modern. It's really good! No really, given the lack of choice around here you might expect average to good food at extortionate ...More

     
    Cafe Level Seven London
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    Cafe Level Seven

    Tate Modern, Bankside, SE1  9TG  Same location as Paul Klee

    Extremely swish International Cuisine in a magnificent setting looking out over the Blade of Light bridge, the Thames and the centre of town. This superior eaterie ...More

     
    Tate Modern Restaurant London
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    Tate Modern Restaurant

     
    Bankside, Bankside, SE1  9TG  Same location as Paul Klee

    With one of the best views over London, an eclectic menu based around carefully sourced, seasonal food together with an innovative wine list, the restaurant on ...More

     
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    Courtauld Institute of Art

    Somerset House, Covent Garden, WC2R  0RN  15 minutes away from Paul Klee

    The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ...More

     
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    Career Energy

    4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, WC1V  7QH  16 minutes away from Paul Klee

    Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ...More

     
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    Saw Swee Hock Student Centre

    1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, WC2A  2EY  17 minutes away from Paul Klee

    The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ...More

     
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    Agua Bathhouse and Spa

    Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, SE1  9PD  6 minutes away from Paul Klee

    Six private treatment rooms, including a couples' suite and a private thermal suite, make up agua Bathhouse and Spa within Mondrian London at Sea Containers. Bringing ...More

     
    Chang's Hapkido Academy London
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    Chang's Hapkido Academy

    Topnotch Health Club, 3 Tudor Street, City, EC4Y  0AH  8 minutes away from Paul Klee

    Grandmaster Gedo Chang's Hapkido martial arts schools emphasises practical self-defence, confidence, balance and fitness. The ancient Korean martial art of Hapkido is made up of three components: ...More

     
    Bernie Spain Gardens London
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    Bernie Spain Gardens

    Upper Ground, South Bank, South Bank, SE1  9PP  8 minutes away from Paul Klee

    Located between Oxo Tower Wharf and Gabriel's Wharf, Bernie Spain Gardens is a pleasant green space to stop off on a riverside walk along the South ...More

     
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    Charles Dickens

    160 Union Street, London, SE1  0LH  5 minutes away from Paul Klee

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    The Thirsty Bear London
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    The Thirsty Bear

    62 Stamford Street, South Bank, SE1  9LX  6 minutes away from Paul Klee

    If you're the kind of drinker who gets thirsty, very thirsty, and you don't have the time or patience to queue for at a very busy ...More

     
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    The Anchor & Hope

    36 The Cut, South Bank, SE1  8LP  8 minutes away from Paul Klee

    The Anchor & Hope is a gastropub that takes both parts of its name seriously, and you can certainly have a good evening just popping in ...More

     
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    Viva Verdi

    6 Canvey Street, Bankside, SE1  9AN  2 minutes away from Paul Klee

    Located just behind the Tate Modern is the delightful wine bar Viva Verdi where the prosciutto is served with piles of Palma ham, just like in ...More

     
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    Samuel Pepys

    Stew Lane, High Timber Street, City, EC4V  3PT  5 minutes away from Paul Klee

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    Union Street Bar

    47-51 Union Street, London, SE1  0BS  5 minutes away from Paul Klee

    A local urban living room found beneath Union Street Cafe in Borough, Union Street Bar is Gordon Ramsay's first destination bar. Open until 2am on Thursday, ...More

     
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    Tate Modern

    Bankside, Bankside, SE1  9TG  Same location as Paul Klee

    Located along the banks of the River Thames in the former Bankside Power Station, originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1947, the architect of ...More

     
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    The Mermaid

    The Mermaid, Puddledock, City, EC4V  3DB  6 minutes away from Paul Klee

    The self-proclaimed best kept events secret in the City, the newly refurbished Mermaid events and conference centre in Blackfriars boasts a 600-seat theatre-style auditorium and numerous ...More

     
    Vinopolis London
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    Vinopolis

    London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, SE1  9BU  6 minutes away from Paul Klee

    This conference and event venue caters for between 10 and 1250 guests. Ideal for dinners, conferences, exhibitions, meetings, product launches & AGMs. ...More

     

    Tate Modern events

     
    Fresh Perspectives: Guided Tour (Ages 15-25)Fresh Perspectives: Guided Tour (Ages 15-25)Take a different look at the artwork on display.1st August 2015Saturday 29th August 2015 Where:
    Tate Modern,   Bankside Power Station  25 Sumner Street    SE1 9TG
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    Fresh Perspectives: Guided Tour (Ages 15-25)

    Free Event On Soon
    Dates1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th Aug 2015 - 3pm | Pricing Free
     
    Tate Modern 

    Take a different look at the artwork on display.

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    Mantra, Movement And MakingMantra, Movement And MakingCreative course with yoga, making and discussion.3rd August 2015Friday 28th August 2015 Where:
    Tate Modern,   Bankside Power Station  25 Sumner Street    SE1 9TG
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    Mantra, Movement And Making

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    Dates3rd to 28th August 2015 - 6.30pm-8.45pm
     
    Tate Modern 

    Creative course with yoga, making and discussion.

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    Artist-Led WorkshopsArtist-Led WorkshopsSessions based on the collections.4th August 2015Wednesday 26th August 2015 Where:
    Tate Modern,   Bankside Power Station  25 Sumner Street    SE1 9TG
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    Artist-Led Workshops

    Free Event On Soon
    Dates17th June to 26th August 2015 | Pricing Free
     
    Tate Modern 

    Sessions based on the collections.

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    Art School 2014–15Art School 2014–15Sessions for school children to work with the collection.4th August 2015Wednesday 30th September 2015 Where:
    Tate Modern,   Bankside Power Station  25 Sumner Street    SE1 9TG
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    Art School 2014–15

    Free Event On Soon
    Dates16th June to 30th September 2015 | Pricing Free
     
    Tate Modern 

    Sessions for school children to work with the collection.

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    Paulina Olowska: The Mother An Unsavoury Play In Two Acts And An EpiloguePaulina Olowska: The Mother An Unsavoury Play In Two Acts And An EpilogueA new commission by the artist Paulina Olowska, takes the form of a two-week installation and a site-specific theatre performance staged within Tate's collection.14th September 2015Sunday 27th September 2015 Where:
    Tate Modern,   Bankside Power Station  25 Sumner Street    SE1 9TG
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    Paulina Olowska: The Mother An Unsavoury Play In Two Acts And An Epilogue

    Free Event 
    Dates14th to 27th September 2015 | Pricing Free
     
    Tate Modern 

    A new commission by the artist Paulina Olowska, takes the form of a two-week installation and a site-specific theatre performance staged within Tate's collection.

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    The World Goes PopThe World Goes PopThe World Goes PopMore than 200 works will be brought together at Tate Modern for The World Goes Pop, a groundbreaking exhibition that reveals how artists around the world engaged with the spirit of Pop Art. Looking further than the West, the exhibition will also incorporate Latin America, Asia and the Middle East. With many works never before seen in the UK, it wil17th September 2015Sunday 24th January 2016 Where:
    Tate Modern,   Bankside Power Station  25 Sumner Street    SE1 9TG
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    The World Goes Pop

     
    Dates17th September 2015 to 24th January 2016
     
    Tate Modern 

    More than 200 works will be brought together at Tate Modern for The World Goes Pop, a groundbreaking exhibition that reveals how artists around the world engaged with the spirit of Pop Art. Looking further than the West, the exhibition will also incorporate Latin America, Asia and the Middle East. With many works never before seen in the UK, it wil... More about this event

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    Inside Today's Museum 2015: CourseInside Today's Museum 2015: CourseAn in-depth examination of Tate as it is today.24th September 2015Thursday 24th September 2015 Where:
    Tate Modern,   Bankside Power Station  25 Sumner Street    SE1 9TG
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    Inside Today's Museum 2015: Course

     
    DatesThursday 24th September 2015 - 2pm-5pm
     
    Tate Modern 

    An in-depth examination of Tate as it is today.

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    Agnes Martin: Curator's TourAgnes Martin: Curator's TourCurator Lena Fritsch explores the artist's work.28th September 2015Monday 28th September 2015 Where:
    Tate Modern,   Bankside Power Station  25 Sumner Street    SE1 9TG
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    Agnes Martin: Curator's Tour

     
    DatesMonday 28th September 2015 - 6.30pm-8.30pm
     
    Tate Modern 

    Curator Lena Fritsch explores the artist's work.

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    Hyundai Commission 2015: Abraham CruzvillegasHyundai Commission 2015: Abraham CruzvillegasA new annual series of site-specific Hyundai Commissions at the Tate Modern Turbine Hall commences with Mexican sculptor Abraham Cruzvillegas, best known for creating improvised sculptural works from local found objects and materials. During the 1990s and 2000s Cruzvillegas was among the key figure of a new wave of emerging conceptual artists and e13th October 2015Sunday 20th March 2016 Where:
    Tate Modern,   Bankside Power Station  25 Sumner Street    SE1 9TG
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    Hyundai Commission 2015: Abraham Cruzvillegas

     
    Dates13th October 2015 to 20th March 2016
     
    Tate Modern 

    A new annual series of site-specific Hyundai Commissions at the Tate Modern Turbine Hall commences with Mexican sculptor Abraham Cruzvillegas, best known for creating improvised sculptural works from local found objects and materials. During the 1990s and 2000s Cruzvillegas was among the key figure of a new wave of emerging conceptual artists and e... More about this event

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    Abraham Cruzvillegas: Hyundai Commission 2015Abraham Cruzvillegas: Hyundai Commission 2015A new series of site-specific installations by contemporary artists made possible by a unique long-term partnership between Tate and Hyundai Motor.13th October 2015Sunday 20th March 2016 Where:
    Tate Modern,   Bankside Power Station  25 Sumner Street    SE1 9TG
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    Abraham Cruzvillegas: Hyundai Commission 2015

    Free Event 
    Dates13th October 2015 to 20th March 2016 | Pricing Free
     
    Tate Modern 

    A new series of site-specific installations by contemporary artists made possible by a unique long-term partnership between Tate and Hyundai Motor.

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    The Duke and Duchess  8 minutes walk from Tate Modern

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    Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2015
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    Borough Market  9 minutes walk from Tate Modern

    An adults-only installation comprising a fully immersive walk-in cloud of breathable cocktail composed of fine spirits and mixer at a ... More

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    St Paul's Cathedral  9 minutes walk from Tate Modern

    Three street artists take to the cathedral to create pieces which explore the subjects of Mary, the St Paul's Watch ... More

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    Concerts | On 31st July 2015
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    St Bride's Church  10 minutes walk from Tate Modern

    Performers range from young students gaining performance experience to large visiting college choirs from America. Many of the recitalists are ... More

    The Red Lion
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    Theatre | Until 30th September 2015
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    National Theatre: Dorfman Theatre  11 minutes walk from Tate Modern

    Patrick Marber returns to the National Theatre, where his previous work includes Dealer's Choice and Closer, to premiere ... More

    The Motherf**ker With The Hat
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    National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre  11 minutes walk from Tate Modern

    Stephen Adly Guirgis's profane and hilarious Tony award nominated tale of love and addiction in New York City comes to ... More

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    Clubbing and Nightlife | On 31st July 2015
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    Ministry of Sound  13 minutes walk from Tate Modern

    Trance courtesy of ATB, with special guests and resident DJs.... More

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    Southwark Playhouse  13 minutes walk from Tate Modern

    An adaptation of Vicki Baum's novel in which the lives of all the eccentric residents at the hotel interweave with ... More

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    Leisure | On 31st July 2015
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    Museum of London  14 minutes walk from Tate Modern

    Historical discovery event.... More

    Ursula Martinez: Free Admission
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    Southbank Centre  14 minutes walk from Tate Modern

    Following the success of her show My Stories, Your Emails, Ursula Martinez is back with her new production Free Admission, ... More

     
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