London’s Iconic Tate Review

Damien hirst Human model  A peek into London’s Iconic Tate Modern

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/

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