Exhibitions and Projects

Keith Sonnier: Light Works

The Whitechapel Gallery presents an exhibition of rare early works by the American sculptor Keith Sonnier (b.1941) on view for the first time in the UK this summer.

Posted in | 14 Apr 2016

New archive display exhibits every edition of British mail art project Imprint 93 for the first time

The Whitechapel Gallery presents Imprint 93, Matthew Higgs’ collaborative 1990s mail art project in its first archive exhibition.

Posted in | 01 Mar 2016

Mary Heilmann: Looking at Pictures

The Whitechapel Gallery presents the first major UK survey of the American artist Mary Heilmann (b.1940). The exhibition spans the artist’s five decade career, from her early geometric paintings made in the 1970s to her recent shaped canvases in day-glo colours.

Posted in | 24 Feb 2016

Electronic Superhighway (2016 – 1966)

In January 2016 the Whitechapel Gallery presents Electronic Superhighway, a landmark exhibition that brings together over 100 artworks to show the impact of computer and Internet technologies on artists from the mid-1960s to the present day.

Posted in | 10 Nov 2015


Whitechapel Gallery and Phillips announce online commission with multi-media artist Jonas Lund

Launched today to coincide with the Whitechapel Gallery’s landmark exhibition Electronic Superhighway (2016-1966), a new work by Swedish artist Jonas Lund (b. 1984), Fair Warning (2016),invites the public to respond to a series of over 300 questions online.

Posted in | 07 Apr 2016

Joan Jonas celebrated as Whitechapel Gallery Art Icon at a spectacular gala dinner

On 25 February 2016 American artist Joan Jonas received the third Whitechapel Gallery Art Icon award at a gala dinner supported by the Swarovski Foundation at Christ Church Spitalfields, east London.

Posted in | 26 Feb 2016

Emma Hart wins the Max Mara Art Prize for Women in collaboration with Whitechapel Gallery

Emma Hart wins the Max Mara Art Prize for Women in collaboration with Whitechapel Gallery

Posted in | 03 Feb 2016

Whitechapel Gallery Announces Winners of the 2015 NEON Curatorial Award

Whitechapel Gallery is pleased to announce Joseph Constable and Rebecca Edwards as the winners of the 2015 NEON Curatorial Award. This is the first year in which two winning curators have been selected.

Posted in | 10 Dec 2015

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