Tate Modern Tour

Members Hours: Shape of Light

Wyndham Lewis, ‘Workshop’ c.1914–15
Wyndham Lewis, Workshop c.1914–15. Tate. © Wyndham Lewis and the estate of Mrs G A Wyndham Lewis by kind permission of the Wyndham Lewis Memorial Trust (a registered charity)

Enjoy beautiful artworks in the peaceful morning hours

Escape the crowds and explore the exhibition during times reserved just for Members.

Shape of Light: 100 Years of Abstract Art and Photography tells the intertwined stories of photography and abstract art. Spanning from the 1910s to the present day, the exhibition celebrates the innovation of photographers over this period and the way they were inspired by, or helped to influence, the development of abstract art.

You will see work by pioneers including Man Ray and Alfred Stieglitz, major contemporary artists such as Barbara Kasten and Thomas Ruff, as well as exciting new works.

Tate Modern

Turbine Hall

Bankside
London SE1 9TG
Plan your visit

Dates

Every Saturday–Sunday at 08.00–10.00

5–27 May 2018

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Tate Modern Exhibition

Shape of Light: 100 Years of Photography and Abstract Art

2 May – 14 Oct 2018

For the first time, Tate Modern tells the intertwined stories of photography and abstract art

Art Term

Photography

Photography refers to the process or practice of creating a photograph – an image produced by the action of light ...

Essay

Surface tension

Viviane Rehberg

Thomas Ruff insists that his photographs capture only 'the surface of things'. But is there more than meets the eye?