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Title Diverse Experiences: Strategies of Display at Tate Modern
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About author Matthew Gale — exhibition curator. Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG, United Kingdom.
In the section Challenges in Displaying Modern and Contemporary Art Collections DOI10.18688/aa200-5-63
Year 2020 Volume 10 Pages 667675
Type of article RAR Index UDK 069.02:7, 7.036(4) Index BBK 79.17

Since opening in 2000, Tate Modern’s thematic displays of the collection have increasingly allowed for multiple stories to be told about art made after 1900. The purpose is to question, disrupt, and enrich the established, canonical, view of a single master-narrative so as to diversify our experiences and allow space for work that has been excluded in earlier histories. Such a revision lets us all engage with more art. As a result, the range and identities of artists has expanded considerably and with that shift has come the inclusion of different media. Such openness has only been possible because of a programme of changing annual displays and by completely re-installing the collection on a number of occasions, most recently for the opening of the New Tate Modern in 2016. Tate Modern’s strategies for display are, therefore, open to a widerange of ideas and concerns that reflect our position of connecting our audience with the art of the times.

Reference Gale, Matthew. Diverse Experiences: Strategies of Display at Tate Modern. Actual Problems of Theory and History of Art: Collection of articles. Vol. 10. Ed: A. V. Zakharova, S. V. Maltseva, E. Iu. Staniukovich-Denisova. — Lomonosov Moscow State University / St. Petersburg: NP-Print, 2020, pp. 667–675. ISSN 2312-2129.
Publication Article language english
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