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.
A season of experimental film and performance running 17 September 2015 – 29 November 2015 at the Whitechapel Gallery. Live music performances, on Thursday evenings and Saturday afternoons, feature works by ground-breaking avant-garde composers and artists from the Fluxus and Minimalist generation to contemporary compositions and improvisations by electronic and experimental artists and musicians.
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.
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.
Emma Hart wins the Max Mara Art Prize for Women in collaboration with Whitechapel Gallery
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.
American artist Joan Jonas (b. 1936) is announced today as the third artist to be awarded the Whitechapel Gallery Art Icon. The Whitechapel Gallery Art Icon honours the lifetime achievements of one of our greatest artists. The award will be presented to Joan Jonas at a special gala dinner hosted by Whitechapel Gallery Director Iwona Blazwick OBE on 25 February 2016
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