Art collides with events

posted by Bridget on 27 March 2014

Ruin Lust at Tate Britain is showing The Crimea by Tacita Dean. Made in 2001, this photogauvre anticipates how once again the peninsula has become the stage for international conflict.

tacita dean crimea

The Crimea is one of twenty black and white photogravures with etching collectively entitledThe Russian Ending.Can it be conceivable that the curators of the exhibition at Tate Britain could read Putin's mind?

Click on the image to find out more about this work, held in the Tate collection and currently on show in the exhibition Ruin Lust until 18 May.

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