Past Event Tate Modern Talk

Curator’s talk and private view: The EY Exhibition: Paul Klee

20 January 2014 at 18.30–20.30

This is a chance to hear the curator of the exhibition, Matthew Gale, offer his unique insight into the work of this modern master. 

This event is related to the exhibition The EY Exhibition: Paul Klee – Making Visible

Matthew Gale is Curator (Modern Art) and Head of Displays at Tate Modern. An art historian, he studied at Edinburgh University and College of Art and has a PhD from the Courtauld Institute. His specialism lies in classic modernism, and his publications include: Dada and Surrealism (1997); Francis Bacon: Working on Paper (1999) and Barbara Hepworth: Works in the Tate Gallery Collection and the Barbara Hepworth Museum St Ives (with Chris Stephens, 1999). As well as heading the team in charge of displaying the collection at Tate Modern, he was the Tate curator of Futurism (2009) and Arshile Gorky (2010). He has curated a number of major exhibitions including: Giorgio Morandi (with Donna De Salvo, 2001); Constantin Brancusi: The Essence of Things (with Carmen Gimenez, 2004), Beyond Painting: Burri, Fontana, Manzoni (2005), Dalí & Film (2007), Francis Bacon (at Tate Britain with Chris Stephens 2008), Joan Miró: The Ladder of Escape (with Marko Daniel, 2011).

Matthew Gale is the curator of The EY Exhibition: Paul Klee – Making Visible.


Starr Cinema

Tate Modern
London SE1 9TG
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Date & Time

20 January 2014 at 18.30–20.30

Related events

Tate Modern Exhibition

The EY Exhibition Paul Klee – Making Visible

16 Oct 2013 – 9 Mar 2014
See the intense and inventive work of the renowned artist Paul Klee at Tate Modern, until 9 March 2014