Tate Modern Exhibition

Mona Hatoum

Mona Hatoum, Hot Spot III 2009. © Mona Hatoum. Photo: Agostino Osio. Courtesy Fondazione Querini Onlus, Venice
A comprehensive exploration into 35 years of Hatoum's work in Britain, from her early performance and video works to her sculpture and large-scale installation
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Tate Shots visited Mona Hatoum during the installation of her exhibition at Tate Modern

Born in Beirut to a Palestinian family, Mona Hatoum settled in England in 1975. Her work creates a challenging vision of our world, exposing its contradictions and complexities, often making the familiar uncanny. Through the juxtaposition of opposites such as beauty and horror, she engages us in conflicting emotions of desire and revulsion, fear and fascination.

Immerse yourself in the work of one of the most important artists working today.

Mona Hatoum, ‘Performance Still’ 1985, 1995
Mona Hatoum
Performance Still 1985, 1995
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© Mona Hatoum
Mona Hatoum - Impenetrable

Mona Hatoum

Impenetrable 2009

© Mona Hatoum Florian Kleinefenn Courtesy of the artist Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris

<p>Mona Hatoum</p> <p><em>Over my dead body</em> 1988-2002</p>

Mona Hatoum

Over my dead body 1988-2002

©Mona Hatoum. Courtesy White Cube

Hot Spot III Mona Hatoum

Mona Hatoum

Hot Spot III 2009

©Mona Hatoum

Photo: Agostino Osio

Courtesy Fondazione Querini Olnus, Venice


Exhibition organized by the Centre Pompidou, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris, in collaboration with Tate Modern and Finnish National Gallery / the Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki

Tate Modern

Bankside
London SE1 9TG
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Dates

4 May – 21 August 2016

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Mona Hatoum

born 1952

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