NEWS: Whitechapel Gallery Plans to Reopen

The gallery has announced that it is planning to reopen to the public on the 14th July. The Whitechapel Gallery has unveiled plans to reopen its doors on the 14th July – with new health and safety measures put in place to prioritise the welfare of staff and visitors.  It was confirmed that its Spring… Read More

PREVIEW: Radical Figures: Painting in the New Millennium, Whitechapel Gallery

The gallery will present a major exhibition examining the work of a new generation of artists and how they represent the body in radical ways to tell stories and explore vital social concerns. On display from the 6th February, Radical Figures: Painting in the New Millennium will concentrate on the new generation of artists and the… Read More

PREVIEW: Myvillages – Setting the Table: Village Politics, Whitechapel Gallery

The Whitechapel Gallery’s latest display examines the relationship between contemporary art and the rural. Now on display to the public, this exhibition spans across sixteen years of artistic thinking and production in over 30 locations, all based outside of urban settings. Locations featured in the exhibition include Ballykinlar, Ireland and Ekumfi-Ekawfo, Ghana, to help international… Read More

PREVIEW: Queer Spaces: London, 1980’s – Today, Whitechapel Gallery

On display from the 2nd April, this free exhibition will examine how  the changing landscape of London has affected theLGBTQ community. Combining rarely-seen archival material with original work by artists concerned with the vibrancy and importance of LGBTQ+ cultural life, Queer Spaces will consider how market-led redevelopment of spaces around London is rapidly transforming the capital’s queer scenes from the 1980’s to the present day. Between 2006-2016, more than half of venues for the… Read More

PREVIEW: Is This Tomorrow?, Whitechapel Gallery

The Whitechapel Gallery’s upcoming exhibition showcases work by  artists offering their impressions of the future.  On display from the 14th February, the Whitechapel Gallery’s exhibition will transform the gallery by featuring experiential installations, environments and pavilions, conceived by over 30 world-leading artists and architects working in collaboration. The exhibition will invite visitors to travel through a sculpture formed from security barriers, peer into a model museum for the… Read More

Review Round Up: Elmgreen & Dragset: This is How We Bite Our Tongue, Whitechapel Gallery

The Whitechapel Gallery celebrates the work of Michael Elmgreen  and Ingar Dragset, who have worked together since 1995 in this brand new exhibition. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews…. Time Out: **** “The first two galleries of this show are brilliant, the final one – with all of its white sculptures – is a bit… Read More

PREVIEW: Ulla von Brandenburg: Sweet Feast, Whitechapel Gallery

From the 20th September, the Whitechapel Gallery will present Sweet Feast, a new commission by artist Ulla von Brandenburg.  This is not the first exhibition that children will devour at the Whitechapel Gallery. In 1973 an enticing exhibition featuring hundreds of types of sweets was staged to celebrate the UK’s entry to the European Common Market.… Read More

PREVIEW:Elmgreen & Dragset: This Is How We Bite Our Tongue, Whitechapel Gallery

The Whitechapel Gallery’s upcoming exhibition is the first major overview of artist duo Elmgreen & Dragset.  On display from the 27th September, this exhibition will bring together a large-scale site-specific installation with six new sculptures and 29 works created over 20 years of the artists’ collaboration. Having worked together since 1995, Michael Elmgreen and Ingar Dragset are known for exploring… Read More

PREVIEW: Surreal Science: Loudon Collection with Salvatore Arancio, Whitechapel Gallery

The Whitechapel Gallery will present crafted objects from the Loudon Collection, selected and animated by visual artist Salvatore Arancio.  On display from the 24th August, this exhibition will focus on collector George Loudon and his fascination with scientific breakthroughs from the Enlightenment to the 19th and early 20th centuries, with the gallery inviting Italian-born artist Salvatore Arancio to select and… Read More

PREVIEW: Katja Novitskova: Invasion Curves, Whitechapel Gallery

The London gallery will present an immersive environment created by the installation artist, displayed from the 27th June.  Offering an insight into the future, Katja Novitskova’s work concentrates on topics such as technology evolutionary processes and ecological realities. On a deeper level, her work also examines the materiality and circulation of images – how they are used,… Read More