London’s Iconic Tate Review
London sure was the place to be during summer 2012 , If the Olympic fiver didn’t catch you nor the celebrations for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee ; The many museums , galleries and local exhibitions should have .
It’s not a secret that London has an extraordinary array of art and archaeologicall Collections to offer , this year the iconic Tate Modern Gallery was decked out with it’s temporary exhibition of one of the most controversial modern artist of our Time, Demian Hirst . An English artist, entrepreneur and art collector. He is the most prominent member of the group known as the Young British Artists and is reportedly Britain’s richest living artist ; death is a central theme in Hirst’s works, he became famous for a series of artworks in which dead animals (including a shark, a sheep and a cow) are preserved
Hirst’s solo exhibition its a masterpiece that addresses the topics of life , death , religion and science . The exhibition Contains Hirst’s most famous Works from the £50 million diamonded encrusted skull ( For the Love of God ) to the cow and a calf sliced in half in a glass tank of formaldehyde (Mother and Child divided ); this last one caused a big impact on the public when it first came out in 1993 , The way that Hirst approached to death and life schocked everyone in such way that put him on the sight of everybody ; another stunnishing work on the exhibition is “ In and Out of Love “ live butterflies hatch from the canvases whilst you walk in the room full of them .
Many of Hirst’s works have had caused plenty controuversy and althoug the obscure prespective of Hirst on life and death has impact many people and they’re cerntaintly familiar with the pieces most of them never had the chance to see it with their own eyes
If you haven’t seen it and you want a last Sip of summer refreshment this is your last chance, the exhibition closes this Sunday . The Tate Modern first opened its doors on 1897 and it displayed a small collection of Brittish artworks, now they have nearly 70 00 artworks which includes a national collection of British art from 1500 to the present day and international modern and contemporary art ; the Gallery also houses many permanent exhibitions which is worth a visit . Matisse , Picasso , Man Ray , Edvard Munch just to name a few .
More information about Damien Hirst’s solo Exhibition : http://www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-modern/exhibition/damien-hirst
More on Tate Modern : http://www.tate.org.uk/