Exhibitions and Projects

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

A major solo exhibition by American artist Mark Dion opens this February

A major exhibition of large-scale installations made between the 1990s to the present, including a new commission created especially for London. 

Posted in | 08 Nov 2017

ISelf Collection: The Upset Bucket – a new display exhibiting work from 28 international artists

The Upset Bucket is a new display exhibiting 28 leading international artists drawn from the ISelf Collection

Posted in | 08 Nov 2017

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


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

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