lovelondonscenes 121 – Tate Modern

Went to the Tate Modern yesterday to see The “Radical Eye” (Elton John’s early C20 collection of modernist photos) and Rauschenberg exhibitions. Liked the photos – Man Ray the highlight. Rauschenberg a mixed bag – liked the collages; the rest didn’t do much for me. But interesting. All art is interesting, if only to imagine what the artist is trying to achieve.

It was a chance to take a look around the new building, Switch House, including the viewing gallery on the 10th floor. That is pretty stunning, even on a grey day like yesterday.  In fact, the grey light brings a softness and beauty to the city landscape, I find.

Took a few photos and played around with a few in black and white. (Inspired by Elton’s collection? Maybe.) See what you think.

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About John S

I'm blogging about the things I love: music, sport, culture, London, with some photos to illustrate aspects of our wonderful city. I’ve written a novel called “The Decision”, a futuristic political thriller, and first of a trilogy. I’m also the author of a book on music since the 1970s called “ I Was There - A Musical Journey” and a volume of poetry about youth, “Growin’ Up - Snapshots/ Fragments”. All available on Amazon and Kindle.
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1 Response to lovelondonscenes 121 – Tate Modern

  1. Resa says:

    Tate Modern in B&W! This is a lovely visual oxymoron.

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