Nicholas Serota Speaks to Art Newspaper on Opening of Tate Modern

June 15th, 2016

The Art Newspaper speaks to Nicholas Serota about the opening of the new Tate Modern extension, and his vision in developing the museum since 1988, particularly his awarness of a need to expand even before the museum itself was complete.  “The Tate was struggling to discharge its responsibilities to British art and to international Modern art in a building that was much too small,” he says, “but we did an analysis pretty early on and we realized that there wasn’t going to be enough space to do justice to the international Modern collection and the collection of British art.”

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