Whitechapel Gallery

‘I don’t think art in itself can change anything, but...’ Five decades of Peter Kennard’s art and activism

The UK artist, whose work has been turned into placards and posters, is having a retrospective at the Whitechapel Gallery in London

Masters curating course at Whitechapel gallery to be wound down

Joint initiative with London South Bank University shelved but collaborative PhD project is in the pipeline

Bruegel, Marvel and warrior women: the inventiveness of Nicole Eisenman

The French-born artist’s retrospective at the Whitechapel Gallery captures her diverse influences

Six key jobs culled at London’s Whitechapel Gallery—including three curatorial posts

New director defends overhaul in wake of rising energy costs and Arts Council funding cuts

Abstract Expressionism’s forgotten women and their international contemporaries emerge from the shadows

An ambitious exhibition at London’s Whitechapel Gallery will celebrate the female artists from around the world who, against the odds, helped redefine art in the post-war period

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James Baldwin and Doris Salcedo's Turbine Hall chasm: Gilane Tawadros on her greatest influences

The Whitechapel Gallery director tells us about her favourite writer, what she has been watching recently, and the cultural experience that changed the way she sees the world

‘It sounds like a cliché to say you’ve fallen in love with Italy’: artist Emma Talbot on her greatest influences

The artist tells us about her favourite music, artists and the cultural experience that changed the way she sees the world

A brush with... Emma Talbot

An in-depth interview with the artist on her cultural experiences and greatest influences, from Sassetta to Klimt

Hosted by Ben Luke. Produced by David. Clack and Aimee Dawson and Henrietta Bentall
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Gilane Tawadros appointed director of the Whitechapel Gallery in London

The head of artist copyright society Dacs will replace Iwona Blazwick, who served as head of the East London institution for 20 years

Artists’ studios: the fight for affordable spaces

Plus, photographing Paula Rego at work

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‘Making visible experimentation, failure, boredom’: Whitechapel Gallery show dives into artists’ studios

The gallery’s outdoing director Iwona Blazwick tells us about the new exhibition and why she sees it as a clarion call to city dwellers

Achim Borchardt-Hume (1965-2021): an appreciation

The untimely death of the distinguished Tate Modern curator, who died last week at the age of 56, "leaves an enormous gap", writes former Tate director Nicholas Serota

Why artist Eileen Agar’s 'womb magic' speaks to our times

While a major retrospective of her work has just opened at the Whitechapel Gallery, her idea of a “feminine type of imagination” can be found in a range of exhibitions across London


'Art is our spiritual oxygen': new shows to see in London and New York

We discuss Matthew Barney, Igshaan Adams, Eileen Agar and Louise Bourgeois

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Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From a chilling show on Arctic culture to Polly Morgan's gorgeously repellent serpentine sculptures


Bryan Robertson: an engrossing book on a brilliant—but forgotten—maverick curator

This is the first publication about the man who put London's Whitechapel Gallery on the international map, but never gained the recognition he deserved

'The past is being weaponised': Nalini Malani's anti-fascist animations come to the Whitechapel Gallery

Eighty-eight of the Indian artist’s animated iPad drawings will be projected across the gallery's walls for her first UK solo show

What has the Whitechapel Gallery chief Iwona Blazwick been reading during lockdown?

The London-based curator has been perusing publications on science fiction, avant-garde cabarets and all things witchy


Revamped art book prize wants to become the Oscars of arts publications—is it succeeding?

A year on from its announcement, we look at whether the Richard Schlagman Art Book Awards is meeting its ambitions

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From today's finest figurative painters to British Baroque in the post-Brexit age


Tschabalala Self: 'what information is needed for one’s body to become gendered and racialised?'

The US artist’s colourful, tactile works that mix printmaking, painting and fabric are political without being ponderous.

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Lucian Freud's stunning self-portraits at the Royal Academy of Arts to King Tut's treasures at the Saatchi Gallery

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Michael Rakowitz’s recreations of bombed artefacts at the Whitechapel Gallery, to Faith Ringgold’s story quilts at the Serpentine Gallery

Michael Rakowitz remakes works destroyed by Isis for first UK retrospective

Recreations of lost Assyrian reliefs will be on show in Whitechapel Gallery exhibition

Out of time? London’s recent queer past comes under the spotlight at the Whitechapel Gallery

A new exhibition examines how the community has been affected by rapid development and gentrification in the UK capital

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Diane Arbus's intimate portraits of street life at the Hayward Gallery to a window into the future at the Whitechapel Gallery

Simon Fujiwara builds mini museum for Leonardo's Salvator Mundi at the Whitechapel in London

The original painting is never shown, only copies and projections are displayed