Tate Modern

Contemporary Art Museum

The huge Turbine Hall entrance, which once housed Ai Weiwei’s porcelain sunflower seeds and Carsten Hèller’s helter-skelter slide, never ceases to inspire—and that’s before you’ve even seen Picasso’s 1937 Weeping Woman upstairs. Herzog & de Meuron, the architects that turned this whopping Thames-side power station into a groundbreaking contemporary art museum, have done it again with the recently-opened Switch House, a ten-story ziggurat-shaped extension opened in June 2016. The institution is one of four under the Tate group, which also includes the Tate Britain, Tate Liverpool, and Tate St. Ives.

Tate Modern
BanksideLondon, England

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