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Art From Us MUSEUM GUIDE : Tate Modern : Andy Warhol & Guerrilla Girls

Today we arrive Tate Modern – Andy Warhol & Guerrilla Girls, for our weekly Museum Guide excursion, led by Divvya Nirula.

This gallery showcases works by Andy Warhol and popular artist group – the Guerrilla Girls. Presented here are our top three must-see objects on view here. Next time you visit the museum, do not miss these!

1. Which Art Mag Was Worst?, 1986, by Guerrilla Girls
2. Marilyn Diptych, 1962, by Andy Warhol
3. Women In America Earn Only 2/3 Of What Men Do, 1985, by Guerrilla Girls

Image credit for artworks : Tate Modern

Some fun facts about the Museum :

  • The Tate galleries hold a vast collection of art from the 16th to 21st centuries. The entire collection is divided between the 4 venues. Tate Britain, Tate St Ives, St Liverpool and Tate Modern.
  • Of course, the even across multiple venues, the Tate is not able to display its entire collection. These are many works on loan to other institutions worldwide. And many more remain in storage. However, the Tate allows for viewing of works in storage with special permission. One need only fill out a form on their website.
  • Apart from the artworks on display, there is also a library and reading room at the Millbank gallery. Visitors are allowed to use the reading room as a study space, free of charge. As a result, you might often find art history students completing assignments or writing their theses here. The massive collection of books, journals and documents are a great resource. If you intend visiting the library or reading room, be sure to book an appointment in advance. Also be sure to read their library rules carefully.

A Final Thought : Tate Galleries

The Tate provides a robust experience of art viewing by offering visitors a space they can read and resesrch. This provides people with the opportunity to deep dive into any aspect of art they may be fascinated with during their visit.

Visit Art From Us Archive for Museum Guide collated by Divvya Nirula. Here you shall find more suggestions on where you should visit next. And what you should see there. 

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