Past Event Tate Britain Exhibition

Wolfgang Tillmans: if one thing matters, everything matters

Wolfgang Tillmans Wake

Tillmans' figurative photographs present us with a compelling alternative to conventional ideas about beauty – his landscapes, still lifes and portraits have a distinctive energy, often appearing spontaneous and improvisatory when in fact they are carefully planned.

He also recently began to make abstract compositions by manipulating the effects of light on photo-sensitive paper.

While continuing to explore the potential of the still image Tillmans has begun to work with video, collaborating with the pop group, the Pet Shop Boys, on a music video and making a large-scale video installation, Lights (Body) 2000–2. He will make a new film to be premiered at Tate Britain during this exhibition. 

Tate Britain

London SW1P 4RG
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6 June – 4 September 2003

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