The Easel

The promise of Tate Modern

Despite an initially patchy collection Tate Modern is now the world’s most visited modern art museum. Its next step is thus of some importance. Overcoming surprise at Tate’s success, this review of its new building ponders the options. The showcase for global art? “Interest in world art expands as narratives [focused on Europe and the US] become stale…. Already it is evident … that geography has become a significant theme.”