Open: Mon-Sun 10am-6pm

Tate Modern, Bankside, SE1 9TG, London, United Kingdom
Open: Mon-Sun 10am-6pm


Capturing The Moment

Tate Modern, London

Tue 13 Jun 2023 to Sun 28 Jan 2024

Tate Modern, Bankside, SE1 9TG Capturing The Moment

Mon-Sun 10am-6pm

A journey through painting and photography

The arrival of photography changed the course of painting forever. In this unique exhibition, we explore the dynamic relationship between the two mediums through some of the most iconic artworks of recent times.

From the expressive paintings of Pablo Picasso and Paula Rego, to striking photographs by Hiroshi Sugimoto and Jeff Wall, you will see how these two distinct mediums have shaped each other over time.

You will also discover how artists have blurred the boundaries between painting and photography, creating new and exciting forms of art, such as Pauline Boty's pop paintings, Andy Warhol’s silkscreen prints, the photorealist works of Gerhard Richter, or Andreas Gursky's large-scale panoramic photographs.

In an open-ended conversation between some of the greatest painters and photographers of the modern era, we explore how the brush and the lens have been used to capture moments in time.

The exhibition is realised in collaboration with the YAGEO Foundation, Taiwan. The YAGEO Foundation was founded by Taiwanese collector, entrepreneur, and philanthropist Pierre Chen in 1999.

all images © the gallery and the artist(s)

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