Nicholas Serota - Tate

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Oct 03 2017
Nicholas Serota has most recently been quoted in an article called First look at the new £20m underground art gallery. Nicholas Serota said, “Hepworth feels the landscape, and refers back to the mythic form, the obelisk, [while] Rebecca Warren is into Robert Crumb and comics and the quirks of the human body. But both of them work with the human figure.”. Nicholas Serota has been quoted a grand total of 40 times in 27 articles.
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May 23 2016

That variety of spaces was key. We wanted to stretch to being more environmental, providing big spaces for artists to work in performance and installation, but also more intimate spaces.feedback

May 23 2016

We realised we were getting vulnerable in terms of what we could do on this site. There were some substantial buildings arriving, so we would soon have a lot of neighbours who would oppose us doing anything of any scale.feedback

Apr 14 2016

The picture of the world that Tate Modern is able to paint in 2016 is a very different picture than the picture with which we opened in 2000.feedback

Jan 15 2016

She is widely respected internationally for her flair, expertise and clarity of vision. She will lead the new Tate Modern into the next era.feedback

Sep 22 2015

There will be old friends and new friends – Pablo Picasso, Joseph Beuys and Mark Rothko will be joined by artists introduced to the public by Tate Modern in recent years, including Saloua Raouda Choucair, Meschac Gaba, Daidō Moriyama and Cildo Meireles. The new Tate Modern is an instrument that will allow us to present a changing perspective on the world, offer a rich variety of experiences to visitors and give opportunities to artists to explore new ways of making and showing their work.feedback

Sep 22 2015

He refused to do so. He is a great believer, I think, in the project we have got here and I'm confident that he will honour the commitment made in November last year to help fund the running costs of Tate Modern.feedback

Sep 22 2015

It is vitally important that every child in the UK should see the art of the past and the art of our own time, wherever they are.feedback

Jul 29 2015

He has created a programme that serves local and national audiences, working closely with artists and reflecting history as well as the present.feedback

Apr 24 2015

Chris Dercon is helping to open Tate Modern to a wider world and more diverse audiences through his support for a more international programme, photography, live performance and film. We look forward to working with him on the opening of the new Tate Modern and until he takes up his appointment in Berlin in 2017.feedback

Mar 31 2015

During her tenure Tate Britain has staged several of the most successful exhibitions in the gallery's history, including Turner in 2014, Lowry in 2013 and the Pre-Raphaelites in 2012. The programme has combined new appraisals of familiar figures with exhibitions which have broadened the range of subjects presented, such as Folk Art, while also welcoming external voices and expertise. We shall miss Penelope but we are delighted that a distinguished British scholar is the first international director to lead and develop this prestigious museum.feedback

Mar 31 2015

The programme has combined new appraisals of familiar figures with exhibitions which have broadened the range of subjects presented, such as Folk Art, while also welcoming external voices and expertise. We shall miss Penelope but we are delighted that a distinguished British scholar is the first international director to lead and develop this prestigious museum.feedback

Sep 15 2014

That doesn't mean to say that anyone believes that the works could be made, with all their sophistication, by a six-year-old.feedback

Sep 15 2014

It was a very fine show, very well reviewed. But perhaps didn't quite capture the public imagination to the degree we anticipated.feedback

Sep 15 2014

Also, the fact they have not been brought together for nearly 40 years captured people's imagination. People were aware that this would be a one-off opportunity they might have in their lifetime.feedback

Jun 12 2014

It's a pretty good day, weatherwise and in every other way. In the current climate, they must be worth well over $50m [£30m].feedback

Jun 12 2014

Together with Twombly's cycle of paintings The Four Seasons 1993-5, acquired in 2002, this gives an enduring place in London to the work of one of the great painters of the second half of the 20th century.feedback

Apr 14 2014

This kind of show just doesn't happen more than once in a lifetime. This is the largest show of this body of works and contains most of the major works.feedback

Apr 14 2014

For many people [it] will be the most evocative and compelling show that London has ever seen.feedback

Jan 20 2014 - Hyundai

It marks a new chapter for Tate but is also a great springboard from which other things will grow.feedback

Jul 02 2013

I am delighted that the Eyal Ofer Family Foundation has chosen to make such a major contribution towards Tate Modern's future. It is exciting to see such outstanding philanthropy continuing from one generation to the next. The generosity of Eyal Ofer and his family will help to make Tate Modern a truly 21st-century museum.feedback

Nov 01 2012

We are recognising that we need to collect across the world. There is no one single centre for modern and contemporary art and it certainly isn't London or New York.feedback

Nov 01 2012

There is not a crisis in British or European art, but we are conscious art is being made across the world and those areas outside Europe and North America cannot be regarded as the periphery.feedback

Jun 30 2012

I want those oil tanks, even if I don't know how to use them.feedback

Dec 05 2011

He is an extraordinarily strong artist who has been steadily maturing over the past seven or eight years. He has consistently reinvented the language of early modern art and he is deeply engaged in that. But he makes work that does not depend on an understanding of early modern art: it is beautiful and arresting in its own right.feedback

Sep 08 2011

Some of that bullying and harassment comes from members of the public and from outside people as well as within the building, but wherever it comes from we regard it as completely unacceptable. If you polled most staff in most arts organisations they would probably say they were underpaid and indeed most of them are.feedback

Apr 08 2011

Why not? Germany manages it.feedback

May 11 2010

Tate Modern has provided the spur for a vigorous policy at Tate of collecting more widely internationally which has deepened the collection for future generations. We are delighted to acquire these seminal works which powerfully reflect the diversity of artistic practice in the regions from which they originate.feedback

Apr 24 2010

The press had been in for about three minutes.feedback

Oct 08 2007

This sculpture has been made in the most painstaking, meticulous way by Doris and her team before it was slowly inserted into the Turbine Hall.feedback

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