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New Tate Modern Sets Attendance Records

Tate Modern unveiled its new Switch House extension last week, and officially opened to the public Friday, June 17. In its first three days, the museum admitted over 143,000 visitors, a weekend record… More ›

The new Tate Modern © Hayes Davidson and Herzog & de Meuron.

Brazilian Artist Tunga has Died

Tunga Antônio José de Barros de Carvalho e Mello Mourão — known to most simply as Tunga — passed away on Monday after a battle with throat cancer. He was 64.

Photo: Daryan Dornelles