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Robert MapplethorpePhotographs and self-portraits by the avant-garde American artist Robert Mapplethorpe are the subject of a free display at Tate Modern, where the portraits will be shown for the first time. Mapplethorpe was renowned for pushing the boundaries of photography in both his subject choice and technique, resulting in a number of controversial and explicit gay imagery. This exhibition allows for these controversial works to be displayed alongside his complete repertoire. Part of the Artist Rooms displays, there will also be a room dedicated to Alex Katz (26th April 2014 - 1st March 2015), displaying a group of large landscape paintings

 

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Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, SE1 | Same location as Robert Mapplethorpe
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The Taming of the Shrew
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 13th May to 6th August 2016
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, SE1 | 3 minutes from Robert Mapplethorpe
The second production in Emma Rice's inaugural season at Shakespeare's Globe will be The Taming of the Shrew , directed by ...More
 
 
 
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Menier Chocolate Factory, 53 Southwark Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Robert Mapplethorpe
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21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Robert Mapplethorpe
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
 
 
 
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New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Robert Mapplethorpe
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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229 Union Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Robert Mapplethorpe
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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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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
48 Hopton Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Robert Mapplethorpe
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Unit 2, Bankside Industrial Estate, Sumner Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Robert Mapplethorpe
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110 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Robert Mapplethorpe
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Second floor, Tate Modern, Sumner Street, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as Robert Mapplethorpe
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Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as Robert Mapplethorpe
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The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Robert Mapplethorpe
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Tarek Atoui: The Reverse CollectionTarek Atoui: The Reverse CollectionAn experimental, improvised sound performance, based on three new scores by the artist and two other composers.2016-07-30T00:00:00+01002016-09-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Tate Modern,   Bankside Power Station  25 Sumner Street    SE1 9TG
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Tarek Atoui: The Reverse Collection
Mona HatoumMona HatoumMona HatoumBorn in Beirut to a Palestinian family, Mona Hatoum settled in England in 1975 after war broke out in Lebanon and her biography has clearly influenced her art, felt in pieces concerned with confrontational themes such as violence, oppression and voyeurism. Nominated for the Turner Prize in 1995, Hatoum gets the first major survey of her 2016-07-30T00:00:00+01002016-08-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Tate Modern,   Bankside Power Station  25 Sumner Street    SE1 9TG
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Performance and Body Art
PRICING  Adult £16, concession £14
DATES  4th May to 21st August 2016
VENUE  Tate Modern 
Born in Beirut to a Palestinian family, Mona Hatoum settled in England in 1975 after war broke out in Lebanon and her biography has clearly influenced her art, felt in pieces concerned with confrontational themes such as violence, oppression and voyeurism. Nominated for the Turner Prize in 1995, Hatoum gets the first major survey of her ... More about this event
 
Georgia O'KeeffeGeorgia O'KeeffeGeorgia O'KeeffeThe first large-scale, monographic show on Georgia O'Keeffe in the UK for more than twenty years, this ambitious Tate Modern overview reassesses her place in the canon of modern art. Widely considered a founding figure of American modernism, the exhibition charts her progression from early abstract experiments to late work in the 1970s2016-07-30T00:00:00+01002016-10-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Tate Modern,   Bankside Power Station  25 Sumner Street    SE1 9TG
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Ongoing

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Modern and Contemporary Art
PRICING  Adult £19, concession £17, under 12 Free
DATES  6th July to 30th October 2016
VENUE  Tate Modern 
The first large-scale, monographic show on Georgia O'Keeffe in the UK for more than twenty years, this ambitious Tate Modern overview reassesses her place in the canon of modern art. Widely considered a founding figure of American modernism, the exhibition charts her progression from early abstract experiments to late work in the 1970s... More about this event
 
GiacomettiGiacomettiWorks by the Swiss sculptor, painter, draughtsman and printmaker Alberto Giacometti, focusing on the distinctly recognisable and surreal post-war sculptures he created.2016-07-30T10:00:00+01002016-09-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Tate Modern,   Bankside Power Station  25 Sumner Street    SE1 9TG
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Giacometti
Bhupen Khakhar: You Can't Please AllBhupen Khakhar: You Can't Please AllAn exhibition displaying the work of the internationally-recognised contemporary Indian artist, bringing together works from across five decades and from collections around the world.2016-07-30T10:00:00+01002016-11-06T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Tate Modern,   Bankside Power Station  25 Sumner Street    SE1 9TG
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Bhupen Khakhar: You Can't Please All
Artist Rooms: Phyllida BarlowArtist Rooms: Phyllida BarlowArtist Rooms: Phyllida BarlowBritish sculptor Phyllida Barlow, who was awarded a CBE for services to art in the 2016 New Year's Honours list, has installed her large-scale sculptural installations made using everyday household and DIY materials, as the 40th artist to join the Artist Rooms collection. The artist, shortlisted for the new £30,000 Hepworth prize, rewarding contem2016-07-30T10:00:00+01002016-12-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Tate Modern,   Bankside Power Station  25 Sumner Street    SE1 9TG
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Free EventOngoing

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Sculpture | PRICING  Free  
DATES  11th January to 31st December 2016
VENUE  Tate Modern 
British sculptor Phyllida Barlow, who was awarded a CBE for services to art in the 2016 New Year's Honours list, has installed her large-scale sculptural installations made using everyday household and DIY materials, as the 40th artist to join the Artist Rooms collection. The artist, shortlisted for the new £30,000 Hepworth prize, rewarding contem... More about this event
 
AssemblageAssemblageMixed-media sculpture and collage from the 20th century, celebrating the popularity of the technique of juxtaposing different objects and materials in order to create new meanings.2016-07-30T10:00:00+01002016-12-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Tate Modern,   Bankside Power Station  25 Sumner Street    SE1 9TG
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
Assemblage
Between Man And MatterBetween Man And MatterWorks providing an insight into the affinities between artists working in Japan, Europe and the United States, many of whom took part in the 1970 Tokyo Biennale.2016-07-30T10:00:00+01002016-12-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Tate Modern,   Bankside Power Station  25 Sumner Street    SE1 9TG
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
Between Man And Matter
Expanded PaintingExpanded PaintingWorks by artists including Pinot Gallizio, Shozo Shimamoto, Niki de Saint Phalle, Sam Gilliam, Richard Smith and Frank Bowling, providing an insight into the evolution of artists' use of the medium of paint in the decades following the Second World War.2016-07-30T10:00:00+01002016-12-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Tate Modern,   Bankside Power Station  25 Sumner Street    SE1 9TG
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
Expanded Painting
Gustav MetzgerGustav MetzgerWorks including the installation Liquid Crystal Environment, 1965, made with unstable materials and chemical reactions to explore processes of change, destruction and renewal.2016-07-30T10:00:00+01002016-12-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Tate Modern,   Bankside Power Station  25 Sumner Street    SE1 9TG
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Balthazar 2 minutes walk from Robert Mapplethorpe

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
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Theatre Royal Drury Lane 3 minutes walk from Robert Mapplethorpe

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Theatre | Until 4th June 2017 

The Lyceum Theatre 3 minutes walk from Robert Mapplethorpe

The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and ...More

 
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The Play That Goes Wrong
Theatre | Until 11th September 2016 

Duchess Theatre 3 minutes walk from Robert Mapplethorpe

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Theatre | Until 4th March 2017 

Novello Theatre 3 minutes walk from Robert Mapplethorpe

Through the story-telling magic of the songs of ABBA, we meet Donna, a feisty forty-something single mum, who recalls the ...More

 
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Theatre | Until 18th February 2017 

Aldwych Theatre 4 minutes walk from Robert Mapplethorpe

Marc Bruni directs the London transfer of the two-time Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, which ...More

 
Funny Girl
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Savoy Theatre 4 minutes walk from Robert Mapplethorpe

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