Laura Gascoigne

Huge, impersonal canvases designed for the walls of billionaires: Tate Modern’s Capturing the Moment reviewed

There are a few good things in the show including a classic Hockney and a virtuosic Jeff Wall

'A Sudden Gust of Wind (after Hokusai)’, 1993, by Jeff Wall, in the Capturing the Moment exhibition at Tate Modern. Image: © Tate / Jai Monaghan

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