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Tate Britain unveils major new work by British artist Susan Philipsz to mark the First World War Centenary.  Her new installation, War Damaged Musical Instruments, which is unveiled in the Duveen Galleries, is one of her most ambitious works to date, specially commissioned by 14-18 NOW. The sound work uses recordings of “The Last Post” on a range of brass and woodwind instruments damaged in various conflicts. As part of the Tate Britain site was originally a military hospital treating soldiers injured in the First World War, the work will have a special resonance.

Tate Britain unveils major new work by British artist Susan Philipsz to mark the First World War Centenary. Her new installation, War Damaged Musical Instruments, which is unveiled in the Duveen Galleries, is one of her most ambitious works to date, specially commissioned by 14-18 NOW. The sound work uses recordings of “The Last Post” on a range of brass and woodwind instruments damaged in various conflicts. As part of the Tate Britain site was originally a military hospital...
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