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

PREVIEW: Emma Hart: Mamma Mia!, Whitechapel Gallery

The Whitechapel Gallery will display a brand new exhibition by the London based artist from the 12th July.  Winner of the sixth edition of the Max Mara Art Prize for Women, a biannual award established in 2005 to champion women artists in the UK, this exhibition features Hart’s new large-scale installation titled Mamma Mia! On display from the… Read More

Things to See and Do: Friday 17th June 2016

Another week is over and there are plenty of exciting shows and exhibitions that are happening now in London. Here is a guide to some of the best:  1. Aladdin, Prince Edward Theatre: the Broadway production officially opened in London this week. Featuring all of the classic songs from the original Disney film, this is an… Read More

Review Round Up… Mary Heilmann: Looking at Pictures @Whitechapel Gallery

This new exhibition examines the work and career of the American artist – but has it gone down well with critics?  The Guardian: **** Adrian Searle commented: “Heilmann’s paintings aren’t the best in the world, but they don’t need to be. To me, they seem to contain a lot of happiness and pleasure in the… Read More