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Tate Modern, London

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Tate Modern occupies a prominent position on the banks of the river Themes. It opened its doors in the year 2000 when a disused power station had been transformed into a national art museum.

Tate ModernThe museum exhibits a fascinating collection of international and British modern art produced since 1900. The display is arranged thematically. Tate Modern is a part of a group of museums that share the name of Tate. It also includes Tate Britain (London), Tate Liverpool (Liverpool) and Tate St Ives (St Ives).

Russian collection. Tate Modern holds a compact, but fascinating collection of the early Russian avant-garde dating from 1908-1925. It includes 3 oil paintings by Vasily Kandinsky, 5 works by Mikhail Larionov (oil paintings and drawings), 6 Paintings by Natalia Goncharova, one suprematist painting by Kasimir Malevich and a relief by Ivan Puni (Jean Pougny). Not all works are on display.