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Tate Modern in London

Coming from London St Paul's Cathedral, Tate Modern building looks more like an industrial power plant rather than the national gallery of international modern and contemporary art. Set in a former Bankside Power Station, one of the four famous Tate Galleries welcomes visitors with a giant spider installation in the lower ground Turbine Hall.

Always with a vibrant touch of new exhibitions and a bohemian feel to gallery's design, Tate Modern in London charms with its chameleon-like diversity of visitors. From lost tourists eyeing maps and asking for WC's to veteran artsy regulars who feel at home sleeping on comfy gallery sofas, London Tate Modern can be arguably called a phenomenal place where general public so actively interacts with a number of impressive contemporary art.

Third floor galleries showcase permanent Tate Modern Collection. Divided into 'Material Gestures', the wing of post-war European and American painting and sculpture, and 'Poetry and Dream', the displays devoted to Surrealism, this permanent exhibition gives a good insight into the art that Tate Modern in London has hosted now for nine years.

There is no doubt that Tate Modern in London has created a unique space for public to come, see, discuss, praise or judge its art, but most importantly - to engage with it. Many can be seen marching through the gallery, questioning the artistic value of some works, but that's how the taste for different kinds of art develops. And there is nothing wrong to be a little bit controversial.

For more information on Tate Modern in London, please phone 0207 887 8888

Visiting London Tate Modern:

Address: Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, Southwark, London, SE1 9TG

Telephone: 020 7887 8888

Cost: free (except for major exhibitions)

Opening Times: Sunday - Thursday: 10.00 - 18.00
Friday - Saturday: 10.00 - 22.00
Last admission into exhibitions 17.15 (Friday and Saturday 21.15)

Age Restrictions: None

Nearest Underground Stations:
Southwark Tube (8 minutes)
Borough Tube (12 minutes)

For more information on the Tate Modern in London, please visit : www.tate.org.uk

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Watch the four famous Tate Galleries with the permanent Tate Modern collection at the Tate Gallery in London!