Exhibition

UBS Openings: Paintings from the 1980s

1 Jan 2009 – 12 Apr 2009

Regular hours

Thursday
10:00 – 18:00
Friday
10:00 – 18:00
Saturday
10:00 – 18:00
Sunday
10:00 – 18:00
Tuesday
10:00 – 18:00
Wednesday
10:00 – 18:00

Cost of entry

Free

Tate Modern

London, United Kingdom

Address

Travel Information

  • Bus: 45, 63, 100, 344, 381, RV1
  • Tube: Southwark/Blackfriars
  • Train: London Bridge

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Towards the end of the 1970s, the dominance of conceptual art was challenged by a return to painting that was energetic and narrative. The moment was caught in an exhibition called A New Spirit in Painting. Looking back over more than twenty five years, this display recaptures that moment through exemplary works by a generation of artists from Italy, Germany, America and Britain. Taking the opportunity to combine paintings from The UBS Art Collection with significant Tate works, the display continues the sequence associated with the UBS and Tate partnership, opening up art to new audiences.

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