Art: Heaven

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Whether it is a function of the evolution of language or a reappraisal of religious experience within contemporary society, the modern-day meaning of heaven is not what it used to be. Liverpool's Tate gallery is exploring this phenomenon in a new exhibition: "Heaven" addresses manifestations of religious devotion in popular culture, be it in the form of Ralph Burns's photographs of crowds worshipping at Graceland, Ed Ruscha's quasi-spiritual paintings of mountain ranges or Anneke in'd Veld's photographs of women bodybuilders. Jeff Koon's white-and-gold sculpture of Michael Jackson and pieces from Jake and Dinos Chapman further challenge the definition. An interesting collection - and there's only one word to describe it ...

Tate Gallery, Liverpool (0151-702 7400) to 27 Feb, pounds 3/pounds 2, family pounds 6