Author Topic: A visit to the Tate Modern

sam

A visit to the Tate Modern
« on: December 05, 2017 »

Tower of babble


Rotten Tomatoes rates it 17% didactic


Either struck by an epiphany or lost her contact lens


The blur adds a sense of urgency the photographer wished to convey as he hurried through this room


Release the cats


Tl;dr: Nixon was warped, and you can yell at the screen if you want to


Finally, a place to eat my crisps in peace


Looks cozy enough


Please pray no one walks in on me eating my crisps


Whoa there, can't you read, buddy?
In the interests of maintaining interfaith harmony, let me state for the record that I did not walk into the room with my shoes on. In fact I did not go in at all. Nor did I have crisps, a device used for illustrative purposes only.


Once more into the art


This piece by Susan Rothenberg is called 'United States'. "The evocative title may refer to the two sides of the composition. The way in which the canvas – and the horse itself – are divided is reminiscent of abstract painting, and emphasises the interrelationship of representation and abstraction in Rothenberg's work." I would've just called it Horsey #1, assuming it was my first go at the thing. That's why I'm not hung in the Tate.


Accidentally wandered into the staff exercise room


I don't even have to read the placard label. This is the cross section of a very big safe, probably holding gold


Funnily enough this is also how Liberty sells their wallpaper


I call this one 'Guarding the Potato Patch'



If you're going to be placing rules on my interaction, I'm going to have to rethink this thing


Why Dali always regretted never having met van Gogh

and I'll leave you with this:


Many more scenes at the museum here