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


Five female artists unveiled as shortlist for Max Mara Art Prize for Women in collaboration with Whitechapel Gallery

The Whitechapel Gallery, Collezione Maramotti and Max Mara revealed the names of the five artists shortlisted for the sixth Max Mara Art Prize for Women at a special event at the historical headquarters of Max Mara in Reggio Emilia, Italy on 4 October 2015. The shortlisted artists are Ruth Ewan, Ana Genovés, Emma Hart, Tania Kovats and Phoebe Unwin.

Posted in | 05 Sep 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

Richard Long celebrated as Whitechapel Gallery Art Icon at a spectacular gala dinner

Richard Long awarded the Whitechapel Gallery Art Icon at a gala dinner supported by the Swarovski Foundation

Posted in | 19 Mar 2015

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