Whitechapel Gallery

Whitechapel Gallery
80–82 Whitechapel High Street, London, E1 7QX
  • Telephone 020 7522 7888
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  • Website www.whitechapel.org
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Whitechapel Gallery

Whitechapel Gallery was founded in 1901 as a way of bringing art to the people of east London. The gallery has exhibited works by Picasso, Jackson Pollock, David Hockney, Gilbert & George, Donald Judd, Cy Twombly, Cristina Iglesias and Franz West. Over the centuries, the gallery has established itself as an internationally-renowned place to view modern and contemporary art.

The nearest tub station is Aldgate East, while Liverpool Street and Tower Gateway stations and Shoreditch High Street overground station are approximately 15 minutes walk away. The 25, 205 and 254 buses stop directly outside the gallery. There are bike docking stations nearby at Altab Ali Park and Aldgate East.

Events at this venue

There are 5 events at this location

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Destruction, Documents of Contemporary Art: John Roberts and Sven Spieker in conversation

Can destruction ever be productive? Since the early 1960s, artists have cut, sliced, burned, blurred, erased, daubed-over, pulled down, ripped, sawn, shot, acid-bombed, exploded, smashed, crushed, compressed or even masticated their material to explore the meaning of their artistic processes. From iconoclasm to anti-art…

Thu 14 Dec

£9.50 (£7.50; £4.75) / 020 7522 7888

  • 19:00

ISelf Collection: The End Of Love

An exploration of contemporary portraiture featuring works by Akram Zaatari, Chantal Joffe, Rashid Johnson, Alex Katz, Mary Kelly, Leon Kossoff, Jim Lambie, Maria Lassnig and many more.

Tue 21 Nov

Free / 020 7522 7888

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Wed 22 Nov

Free / 020 7522 7888

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Thu 23 Nov

Free / 020 7522 7888

  • 11:00 – 21:00
…and 3 more dates until 26 Nov

Leonor Antunes in conversation with Briony Fer

Concerned with questions of craftsmanship, modernity, design and the vernacular, Portuguese artist Leonor Antunes is joined by art historian Briony Fer to discuss her work, on the occasion of her new commission "the frisson of the togetherness". Antunes work is informed by traditional crafts and the histories of female…

Thu 7 Dec

£9.50 (£7.50; £4.75) / 020 7522 7888

  • 19:00

Leonor Antunes: The Frisson Of The Togetherness

Hanging and floor-based sculptures made from materials including metal, leather and rope, illuminated by lights designed by the artist.

Tue 21 Nov

Free / 020 7522 7888

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Wed 22 Nov

Free / 020 7522 7888

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Thu 23 Nov

Free / 020 7522 7888

  • 11:00 – 21:00
…and 115 more dates until 8 Apr 2018

Thomas Ruff

Photographic prints by the German artist, exploring themes of cosmology, suburbia, nudity, utopianism and catastrophe, continuing an almost four decade-long investigation into the status of the image in contemporary culture.

Tue 21 Nov

Galleries 1, 8 & 9

£12.95; £9.50 disabled; £6.50 Art Fund mems ( £9.50; £9.50; £9.50) / 020 7522 7888

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Wed 22 Nov

Galleries 1, 8 & 9

£12.95; £9.50 disabled; £6.50 Art Fund mems ( £9.50; £9.50; £9.50) / 020 7522 7888

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Thu 23 Nov

Galleries 1, 8 & 9

£12.95; £9.50 disabled; £6.50 Art Fund mems ( £9.50; £9.50; £9.50) / 020 7522 7888

  • 11:00 – 21:00
…and 49 more dates until 21 Jan 2018

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