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Kara Walker debuts monumental fountain in Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall

A 13-meter-high fountain that alludes to a memorial with a colonialist past was revealed today as the latest Hyundai Commission work at Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall. American artist Kara Walker is behind the much-anticipated work, who started the fountain as a pencil sketch and a series of clay figures before designing the full work digitally […]

Kara Walker next to transform the Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall

In a press release on March 11th, Tate Modern alongside Hyundai Motor announced that New York-based American artist Kara Walker will create the fifth annual Hyundai Commission for the Turbine Hall. The site-specific annual commission will be unveiled on October 2nd and run through April 5th of 2020. Walker’s works have explored notions of race, […]