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Tate Modern • London

Tate Modern • London

Housed in the mid-20th- century Bankside Power Station, Tate Modern is a spellbinding gallery of contemporary and modern art. The result of combining funky modern art and an old industrial brick building is one of the most popular attractions in London.

Tate Modern Hall

Tate Modern Hall

Millions of visitors come to Tate Modern each year to take in the outstanding permanent collection, which begins in 1900 and includes both Modern masters and cutting-edge contemporary artists. Highlights include Sit John Everett Millais’ Shakespeare-inspired “Ophelia,” Roy Lichtenstein’s pop-art masterpiece “Whaam!,” Picasso’s “Weeping Woman,” Andy Warhol’s colorful odes to Marilyn Monroe, David Hockney’s “A Bigger Splash,” Henri Matisse’s “The Snail” and works by Dali, Bacon, Pollock, Rodin, Munch, Ernst, Jasper Johns, Mondrian, Degas, Kandinsky, Monet, Magritte and Rothko.

Tate Modern Exhibition

The pieces are arranged in five galleries according to theme, including Poetry and Dream, Setting the Scene, Structure and Clarity, Energy and Process, and Transformed Visions. Free guided tours are available throughout the day in each of the galleries.

Turbine Hall Tate Modern

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In addition to the massive permanent collection, Tate Modern shows temporary exhibitions in the dramatic, five-story Turbine Hall, the underground Tanks and the smaller Project Space.

Tate Modern from Millenium Bridge

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