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Cornelia Parker

Darkly lit installation artwork consisting of the charred remains of a garden shed and it's contents, suspended from the ceiling on string/wire as if frozen in time, mid-explosion. A single lightbulb sits at the centre of the work casting dramat

Cornelia Parker Cold Dark Matter: An Exploded View 1991 Tate Presented by the Patrons of New Art (Special Purchase Fund) through the Tate Gallery Foundation 1995 © Cornelia Parker

Experience Cornelia Parker’s mesmerising large-scale installations

Cornelia Parker is one of Britain's best loved and most acclaimed contemporary artists. Always driven by curiosity, she reconfigures domestic objects to question our relationship with the world. Using transformation, playfulness and storytelling, she engages with important issues of our time, be it violence, ecology or human rights.

The exhibition will bring together such iconic suspended works as Thirty Pieces of Silver 1988–9 and Cold Dark Matter: An Exploded View 1991; the immersive War Room 2015 and Magna Carta 2015, her monumental collective embroidery, as well as her films and a wealth of her innovative drawings, prints and photographs. Some works will spill out beyond the confines of the exhibition and infiltrate the permanent collection, in dialogue with the historical works they reference.

Tate Britain

London SW1P 4RG
Plan your visit


19 May – 16 October 2022

  • Extended opening hours until 22.00 on 1 July for Late at Tate Britain
  • Booking is recommended, although a few tickets might be available on the door.
  • Members enjoy free entry – no need to book, just turn up with your card.


£16 / Free for Members

Concessions available

£5 for Tate Collective. 16–25? Sign up and log in to book

Start your weekend with a guided tour of the exhibition: £28 / £12 for Members. Choose the 10.15 time slot on a Saturday to book.

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Supported by

The Cornelia Parker Exhibition Supporters Circle

Frith Street Gallery, London

Cristea Roberts Gallery

With additional support from

Tate Americas Foundation

Tate International Council

Tate Patrons

and Tate Members

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