Marking the culmination of a year-long collaboration as Whitechapel Gallery’s Writer in Residence, this new project from Sophia Al-Maria draws on feminism and radical queer politics to consider themes of history and narrative.
Whitechapel Gallery has today unveiled the transformation of its ground-floor gallery into a vast, eerily abandoned public swimming pool.
An extraordinary event in the Gallery's history is recreated against a background of Britain’s impending departure from the European Union in 2019.
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.
No Ordinary Protest is an immersive new installation that combines film, sound and performance.
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.
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.
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.
Final line-up announced for Nocturnal Creatures, Whitechapel Gallery’s inaugural late-night contemporary arts festival taking place Saturday 21 July
This exhibition presents extraordinarily crafted objects from the Loudon Collection, selected and animated by visual artist Salvatore Arancio (b. 1974).
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.
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.
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.
Installation artist Katja Novitskova presents an immersive environment at the Whitechapel Gallery, offering an unsettling vision of the future.
Two new films have been created from this collaborative artist residency.
This summer the Whitechapel Gallery presents The London Open 2018, a triennial exhibition offering a snapshot of the artists to watch in London now.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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