Apollo

Steve McQueen

Tate Modern, London

NOW CLOSED

Audiences today may be more familiar with his cinematic work (12 Years a SlaveHungerShame) but since the early 1990s McQueen has also developed an acclaimed artistic practice. Themes of identity, migration and violence are explored in 14 works of video, photography and sculpture, from his first Super 8 film Exodus (1992/97) to the still-in-progress End Credits (2012–ongoing), a tribute to the singer, actor and activist Paul Robeson. Concurrently on view at Tate Britain is McQueen’s photographic project Year 3 (until 3 May). Find out more from the Tate’s website.

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Caribs’ Leap (video still) (2002), Steve McQueen.

Caribs’ Leap (video still; 2002), Steve McQueen. Courtesy the artist, Thomas Dane Gallery and Marian Goodman Gallery; © Steve McQueen

Ashes (video still) (2002-2015), Steve McQueen.

Ashes (video still; 2002–15), Steve McQueen. Courtesy the artist, Thomas Dane Gallery and Marian Goodman Gallery; © Steve McQueen

7th Nov. (video still) (2001), Steve McQueen.

7th Nov (video still; 2001), Steve McQueen. Courtesy the artist, Thomas Dane Gallery and Marian Goodman Gallery; © Steve McQueen

Charlotte (film still) (2004), Steve McQueen.

Charlotte (film still; 2004), Steve McQueen. Courtesy the artist, Thomas Dane Gallery and Marian Goodman Gallery; © Steve McQueen