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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

Hosted by Ben Luke. with guest speaker Louisa Buck. Produced by Julia Michalska, David Clack, Aimee Dawson and Henrietta Bentall
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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

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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

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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

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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

Rachel Whiteread: Art Icon

Artist honoured as the Whitechapel Gallery's Art Icon as she returns to the East End

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Condo’s gathering of 52 galleries to a last chance to take a dip into Elmgreen & Dragset’s world at the Whitechapel Gallery

Sweet on Europe: Ulla von Brandenburg to re-stage exhibition of European confectionery, 45 years on

Show at Whitechapel Gallery in London was held in 1973 to mark the UK's entry to the common market

Three to see: London

From rejuvenated “killed negatives” to a new lease of life for the UK’s only Michelangelo marble

Three to see: London

From a glimpse of the future at the V&A to a Charles II blast from the past at the Queen's Gallery

Elmgreen & Dragset get first major UK survey at Whitechapel Gallery

Exhibition during Frieze week spans 20 years of the artists' career and will include a major new commission