Monday, 26 November 2007

Shibboleth




Cracking art!

This 167-metre long crack in the floor of Tate Modern's Turbine Hall is not a work of 'cowboy builders' but rather an unusual creation of Colombian artist Doris Salcedo. It represents racial hatred and divisions within society.

Opened seven weeks ago, it claimed 15 victims already, due to the width of the crack that is in some places big enough for a foot or a small child to fall inside.

Tate Modern is currently considering extra measures to prevent potential injuries in the future. Exhibition closes on 6th of April next year.


Shibboleth by Doris Salcedo
9 Oct 2007 - 6 Apr 2008
(free admission)

Tate Modern, Turbine Hall
Bankside, SE1 9TG

Monday, 19 November 2007

Maman - the Giant Spider




Maman by Louise Bourgeois

Tate Modern, Bankside, SE1

Sunday, 18 November 2007

Monday, 12 November 2007

3 Legged Buddha






3 Legged Buddha by Zhang Huan

Royal Academy of Arts, Annenberg Courtyard, Burlington House, Piccadilly, W1

Tuesday, 6 November 2007

Totem Pole



Totem Pole at Diana, Princess of Wales' Memorial Playground in Kensington Gardens

Thursday, 1 November 2007