This week the most visited modern and contemporary art museum in the world celebrates its 15 year anniversary. After its transformation from derelict power station to beloved beacon of British culture, Tate Modern has defined a generation and helped open art to the everyman. Here, we look at some of the top moments over the last decade and a half at Britain’s leading arts institution.

This week the most visited modern and contemporary art museum in the world celebrates its 15 year anniversary. After its transformation from derelict power station to beloved beacon of British culture, Tate Modern has defined a generation and helped open art to the everyman. Here, we look at some of the top moments over the last decade and a half at Britain’s leading arts institution.

Suède / Dans un ancien entrepôt : Kafé magazinet / | ATELIER RUE VERTE le blog

Suède / Dans un ancien entrepôt : Kafé magazinet /

Suède / Dans un ancien entrepôt : Kafé magazinet / | ATELIER RUE VERTE le blog

The remodelling and addition to a derelict former packing shed creating a low energy open plan 4 bedroom family home. The initial south facing courtyard concept left the existing volume in place, with one simple elements defining the use of the...

The remodelling and addition to a derelict former packing shed creating a low energy open plan 4 bedroom family home. The initial south facing courtyard concept left the existing volume in place, with one simple elements defining the use of the...

Shrouds of latex cast from derelict buildings hang in this installation by Amsterdam design studio KNOL Ontwerp, forming ghostly recreations...

Shrouds of latex cast from derelict buildings hang in this installation by Amsterdam design studio KNOL Ontwerp, forming ghostly recreations...

abandoned ships | Abandoned ships litter Nigeria coastline - PhotoBlog

abandoned ships | Abandoned ships litter Nigeria coastline - PhotoBlog

The oldest residents of that abandoned house were the spiders. Many generations had laced the walls with cobwebs of intricate beauty...

The oldest residents of that abandoned house were the spiders. Many generations had laced the walls with cobwebs of intricate beauty...

The remodelling and addition to a derelict former packing shed creating a low energy open plan 4 bedroom family home. The initial south facing courtyard concept left the existing volume in place, with one simple elements defining the use of the...

The remodelling and addition to a derelict former packing shed creating a low energy open plan 4 bedroom family home. The initial south facing courtyard concept left the existing volume in place, with one simple elements defining the use of the...

Neue Heimat is one of those hard to define super cool spaces. Located in a funky and edgy derelict area along Revaler ...

Neue Heimat is one of those hard to define super cool spaces. Located in a funky and edgy derelict area along Revaler ...

The remodelling and addition to a derelict former packing shed creating a low energy open plan 4 bedroom family home. The initial south facing courtyard concept left the existing volume in place, with one simple elements defining the use of the space.

The remodelling and addition to a derelict former packing shed creating a low energy open plan 4 bedroom family home. The initial south facing courtyard concept left the existing volume in place, with one simple elements defining the use of the space.

The remodelling and addition to a derelict former packing shed creating a low energy open plan 4 bedroom family home. The initial south facing courtyard concept left the existing volume in place, with one simple elements defining the use of the...

The remodelling and addition to a derelict former packing shed creating a low energy open plan 4 bedroom family home. The initial south facing courtyard concept left the existing volume in place, with one simple elements defining the use of the...

https://flic.kr/p/uqjGj2 | Breathing in Liverpool | Street Art in Liverpool City Centre June 2015   Street Art is a diverse, constantly evolving art form, one that moves across the derelict buildings, bus shelters and hoardings of cities across the world. Graffiti galleries on the internet take the street art scene from local to global, in your face but transient. The genre is as difficult to pin down as is to define - shifting rules apply. Street art has its roots in history, echoing cave…

https://flic.kr/p/uqjGj2 | Breathing in Liverpool | Street Art in Liverpool City Centre June 2015 Street Art is a diverse, constantly evolving art form, one that moves across the derelict buildings, bus shelters and hoardings of cities across the world. Graffiti galleries on the internet take the street art scene from local to global, in your face but transient. The genre is as difficult to pin down as is to define - shifting rules apply. Street art has its roots in history, echoing cave…

O Grand Orient Express é apenas uma das descobertas impressionantes do explorador urbano e fotógrafo.

Fotos mostram interior luxuoso de trem abandonado na Bélgica

O Grand Orient Express é apenas uma das descobertas impressionantes do explorador urbano e fotógrafo.

In the late 19th century there were six slate quarries in the Cwmorthin Valley, Tanygrisiau, North Wales with 300 people living and working there. The quarries are all now silent, disused and derelict. Cwmorthin Valley is a wonderful place full of history with an eerie silence. Here the hard working families helped define a period in Welsh history. Welsh Slate was and still is renowned around the world. Workers walked from Bethesda each week to work in this quarry. In this photo the…

In the late 19th century there were six slate quarries in the Cwmorthin Valley, Tanygrisiau, North Wales with 300 people living and working there. The quarries are all now silent, disused and derelict. Cwmorthin Valley is a wonderful place full of history with an eerie silence. Here the hard working families helped define a period in Welsh history. Welsh Slate was and still is renowned around the world. Workers walked from Bethesda each week to work in this quarry. In this photo the…

'Various Polaroids' by Andy Warhol. 1 of 2.  A.W. A tornado of a man. Managing bands making music making films photographing painting creating a wild community in derelict NYC redefining everything and never allowing himself to be measured. His obsession w capturing America's new religion - the famous - on Polaroid was a defining contribution. "There is no 'fail' or 'succeed' only 'make'." - Sister Corita Kent  Our society is built around measuring each other from birth to death from…

'Various Polaroids' by Andy Warhol. 1 of 2. A.W. A tornado of a man. Managing bands making music making films photographing painting creating a wild community in derelict NYC redefining everything and never allowing himself to be measured. His obsession w capturing America's new religion - the famous - on Polaroid was a defining contribution. "There is no 'fail' or 'succeed' only 'make'." - Sister Corita Kent Our society is built around measuring each other from birth to death from…

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