Exhibitions and Projects

Ulla von Brandenburg: Sweet Feast

An extraordinary event in the Gallery's history is recreated against a background of Britain’s impending departure from the European Union in 2019.

Posted in | 22 Aug 2018

London Art Book Fair 2018

This September the Whitechapel Gallery is transformed by over 80 creative and cutting-edge publishers for four days for the London Art Book Fair 2018.

Posted in | 14 Aug 2018

Mikhail Karikis: No Ordinary Protest

No Ordinary Protest is an immersive new installation that combines film, sound and performance.

Posted in | 08 Aug 2018

Staging Jackson Pollock

Monumental masterpiece Summertime 9A is the centerpiece of this exhibition exploring the UK premiere of the revolutionary painter’s work, held at the Whitechapel Gallery 60 years ago.

Posted in | 08 Aug 2018

Elmgreen & Dragset: This Is How We Bite Our Tongue

The first major overview of artist duo Elmgreen & Dragset in the UK combines a large-scale site-specific installation to be unveiled in September 2018 with six new sculptures and 29 works created over 20 years of the artists’ collaboration.

Posted in | 25 Jul 2018

New late night contemporary art festival, Nocturnal Creatures, draws 6000 visitors

Whitechapel Gallery is delighted to announce that Nocturnal Creatures, its new free annual summer late-night contemporary art festival, took over London’s East End on Saturday 21 July attracting more than 6000 visitors in its first year.

Posted in | 24 Jul 2018

Artists added to Nocturnal Creatures, Whitechapel Gallery’s late-night festival   

Final line-up announced for Nocturnal Creatures, Whitechapel Gallery’s inaugural late-night contemporary arts festival taking place Saturday 21 July

Posted in | 10 Jul 2018

Surreal Science: Loudon Collection with Salvatore Arancio

This exhibition presents extraordinarily crafted objects from the Loudon Collection, selected and animated by visual artist Salvatore Arancio (b. 1974).

Posted in | 28 Jun 2018

Whitechapel Gallery reveals first artists for new late-night arts festival, Nocturnal Creatures

Nocturnal Creatures brings together performance, video, sculpture and sound in the heart of the East End for a new late-night contemporary arts festival on Saturday 21 July.

Posted in | 19 Jun 2018

The London Open 2018 – summer exhibition brings together dynamic and critical contemporary art in London

The exhibition features a diverse selection of 22 artists working in London and engaging with topical concerns; from the rapidly changing urban context, the environment, technology, gender and race to queer representation, human relations, activism and post-colonial histories.

Posted in | 04 May 2018

Killed Negatives: Unseen Images of 1930s America

This exhibition features 'killed negatives' by American photographers, which were systematically damaged in the 1930s and are shown for the first time in a UK institution.

Posted in | 04 May 2018

Katja Novitskova presents ‘Invasion Curves’ in Gallery 2

Installation artist Katja Novitskova presents an immersive environment at the Whitechapel Gallery, offering an unsettling vision of the future.

Posted in | 04 May 2018

New display from the Gallery’s youth forum Duchamp & Sons and artist Seth Pimlott

Two new films have been created from this collaborative artist residency.

Posted in | 04 May 2018

Major summer exhibition ‘The London Open 2018’ – artists announced

This summer the Whitechapel Gallery presents The London Open 2018, a triennial exhibition offering a snapshot of the artists to watch in London now.

Posted in | 05 Apr 2018

ISelf Collection: Bumped Bodies

This spring the Whitechapel Gallery presents Bumped Bodies, a new display of work by 23 international artists which explores the relationship between the body, objects and the environment.

Posted in | 26 Mar 2018

Art Capital: Art for the Elizabeth line

Curated by the Whitechapel Gallery in partnership with Crossrail, the exhibition showcases nine internationally renowned artists and their plans to create major public artworks for London’s newest railway, the Elizabeth line: Spencer Finch, Darren Almond, Douglas Gordon, Richard Wright, Simon Periton, Yayoi Kusama, Conrad Shawcross, Chantal Joffe, and Michal Rovner.

Posted in | 13 Mar 2018

News

Announcement – Autumn 2018 Programme

The first UK survey of Elmgreen & Dragset announced for this Autumn, in addition to new exhibitions and commissions across our archive, collection and project galleries.

Posted in | 04 May 2018

Helen Cammock wins the Max Mara Art Prize for Women in collaboration with Whitechapel Gallery

The Prize, which has been awarded in alternate years since 2005, supports UK-based female artists who have not previously had a solo survey exhibition, making it the only visual art prize of its kind the UK.

Posted in | 16 Apr 2018

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