Exhibitions and Projects

Ground-breaking performance art commissioned by New York based Performa comes to London this Autumn

A new display opening at the Whitechapel Gallery this September presents significant documentary recordings from the archives of New York based performance art organisation Performa.

Posted in | 09 Aug 2017

Leonor Antunes: the frisson of the togetherness

Leonor Antunes' new site-specific commission opens at the Whitechapel Gallery 3 October 2017 – 8 April 2018 is the artist’s first solo exhibition in a public gallery in the UK.

Posted in | 08 Aug 2017

ISelf Collection: The End of Love

The Whitechapel Gallery’s new autumn 2017 collection display explores contemporary portraiture – both real and imagined – and the relationship between self and other, or between artist, sitter and viewer, by nearly 30 international artists.

Posted in | 08 Aug 2017

The first major London retrospective of German artist Thomas Ruff

In autumn 2017, the Whitechapel Gallery presents the first major London retrospective of German artist Thomas Ruff.

Posted in | 17 May 2017

Emanuel Almborg: Learning Matter

Posted in | 03 May 2017

Benedict Drew: The Trickle-Down Syndrome

Benedict Drew’s most ambitious public presentation in the UK goes on show at the Whitechapel Gallery this summer. 7 June – 10 September 2017, Gallery 1

Posted in | 21 Mar 2017

Max Mara Art Prize for Women: Emma Hart

The Whitechapel Gallery presents a major exhibition by London-based artist Emma Hart (b. 1974) for the sixth edition of the Max Mara Art Prize for Women, a biannual award established in 2005 to champion women artists in the UK. The Prize is a collaboration between the Collezione Maramotti, Max Mara and the Whitechapel Gallery.

Posted in | 21 Mar 2017

ISelf Collection: Self-Portrait as the Billy Goat

The Whitechapel Gallery presents the first major public display of the ISelf Collection in the UK this spring.

Posted in | 21 Mar 2017

A Handful of Dust

In June 2017 Whitechapel Gallery presents A Handful of Dust. Bringing together artworks and documents, the exhibition traces a visual journey through the motif of dust from aerial reconnaissance, wartime destruction and natural disasters to domestic dirt and forensics.

Posted in | 21 Mar 2017

Eduardo Paolozzi

Eduardo Paolozzi (1924-2005) was one of the most innovative and irreverent British artists of the 20th century. Considered the ‘godfather of Pop Art’, his powerful collages, sculptures and prints challenged artistic convention from the 1950s ‘Geometry of Fear’ all the way through the Swinging Sixties and on to the advent of ‘Cool Britannia’ in the 1990s.

Posted in | 01 Mar 2017

Terrains of the Body: Photography from the National Museum of Women in the Arts

The Whitechapel Gallery presents photography and video works from the collection of
the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C., the only international
museum dedicated to women artists, on display in spring 2017.

Posted in | 01 Feb 2017

News

Six shortlisted artists announced for the Max Mara Art Prize for Women 2017 – 2019

The Whitechapel Gallery, Collezione Maramotti and Max Mara are delighted to announce the six shortlisted artists for the seventh edition of the Max Mara Art Prize for Women: Helen Cammock, Céline Condorelli, Eloise Hawser, Athena Papadopoulos, Lis Rhodes and Mandy El-Sayegh.

Posted in | 16 Oct 2017

Whitechapel Gallery Spring/Summer 2017 Programme Announcement

Announcing highlights from Whitechapel Gallery’s Spring/Summer 2017 programme: A major retrospective of Eduardo Paolozzi; ‘Terrains of the Body’, a display drawn from collection of the National Museum of Women in the Arts; plus archive displays, commissions and special events

Posted in | 01 Mar 2017

Peter Doig celebrated as Whitechapel Gallery Art Icon with Swarovski at a spectacular gala dinner

Peter Doig celebrated as Whitechapel Gallery Art Icon with Swarovski at a spectacular gala dinner

Posted in | 26 Jan 2017

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