Exhibitions and Projects

The London Art Book Fair 2015

The London Art Book Fair, the UK’s largest event dedicated to international contemporary art publishing which attracted over 10,500 visitors in 2014, returns to the Whitechapel Gallery this September.

Posted in | 24 Aug 2015

Barjeel Art Foundation Collection

The Whitechapel Gallery presents the largest single, historical presentation of Arab art in the UK this autumn.

Continuing the Whitechapel Gallery's programme opening up rarely seen art collections for everyone, a series of four chronological displays launching this September highlights works from the Barjeel Art Foundation’s rich collection. Artists from Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon, Palestine and elsewhere in the region tell the story of Arab art from the modern to the contemporary period.

Posted in | 23 Jul 2015

Electronic Superhighway

In January 2016 the Whitechapel Gallery presents Electronic Superhighway, a landmark exhibition showing the impact of computer and networked technologies on artists from the mid-1960s to the present day.

Posted in | 23 Jul 2015

Artists’ Film International: Eduardo Basualdo, Tanya Busse & Emilija Ŝkarnulytė, Brigid McCaffrey and Pallavi Paul

14 July - 27 September 2015
Zilkha Auditorium, Free Entry

The Whitechapel Gallery presents four new works for Artists’ Film International, a seasonal programme of film, video and animation chosen by partner cultural organisations from around the world.

Posted in | 14 Jul 2015


Whitechapel Gallery announces 2016 exhibitions programme

The Whitechapel Gallery announces exhibitions, displays, commissions and events for 2016.

Posted in | 23 Jul 2015

NEON and the Whitechapel Gallery Present Work by 25 Artists in Their Second Major Collaboration

A garden of an archaeological institute in Athens provides the backdrop for works of art that reconnect the human with the animal. Echoing the satyrs, sphinxes and centaurs of Greek statuary, contemporary sculptures, installations and films draw on myth, drama and the animal kingdom to suggest a ‘bioethics’ for the 21st century.

Posted in | 16 Apr 2015

London celebrates leading American filmmaker Jem Cohen with a season of screenings, music and performance

The Whitechapel Gallery, Barbican and Hackney Picturehouse present a major film and music season for the first comprehensive UK retrospective of Brooklyn-based filmmaker Jem Cohen (b. 1962) from 31 March to 28 May 2015.

Posted in | 11 Mar 2015

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