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Gerard Byrne: A State of Neutral PleasureWith Irish artist and film installation specialist Gerard Byrne, you're never sure what you're going to get. Previous subjects include the Lock Ness Monster, the possible location of Beckett's Waiting for Godot and the history of Minimalist art. This free exhibition at the Whitechapel once again sees Byrne explore the way we understand the present through revisiting the past, through a range of investigations spanning sexual politics and the actual production of the art object.

 

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Designed in a distinctive Arts and Crafts architecture style by Charles Harrison Townsend, the Whitechapel, Britain's first purpose-built arts gallery, is renowned both for the beauty of its light, airy space and for embracing the local community in its work. Founded in 1901, extensive refurbishment saw the gallery, reopened in April 2009, double in size. More about Whitechapel Gallery

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Artists' Film International: Karin Sander, Igor Jesus And Igor BosnjakArtists' Film International: Karin Sander, Igor Jesus And Igor BosnjakA selection of artists' film focusing on materiality, featuring a looped 1930s reel, a video capturing a speaker plummeting from the sky as the landscape unravels around it, and a piece exploring the contours of an oil painting.2016-07-28T11:00:00+01002016-08-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82  Whitechapel High Street      E1 7QX
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Mary HeilmannMary Heilmann Vivid colours mark Mary Heilmann's palette. Expect a riot of rainbow hues at t his Whitechapel Gallery exhibition, the first major solo presentation in a public gallery of the work of the influential New York-based artist in the UK in 15 years. Born in California in 1940, Heilmann studied ceramics and poetry before moving to New York in 1968 a2016-07-28T00:00:00+01002016-08-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82  Whitechapel High Street      E1 7QX
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Multimedia | PRICING  Free  
DATES  8th June to 21st August 2016
VENUE  Whitechapel Gallery 
Vivid colours mark Mary Heilmann's palette. Expect a riot of rainbow hues at t his Whitechapel Gallery exhibition, the first major solo presentation in a public gallery of the work of the influential New York-based artist in the UK in 15 years. Born in California in 1940, Heilmann studied ceramics and poetry before moving to New York in 1968 a... More about this event
Mary Heilmann: Looking At PicturesMary Heilmann: Looking At PicturesPaintings, works on paper, furniture and ceramics spanning five decades of work by the influential New York-based artist, whose vibrantly coloured, abstract canvases reference popular culture with a rich vein of humour.2016-07-28T11:00:00+01002016-08-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82  Whitechapel High Street      E1 7QX
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Keith Sonnier: Light WorksKeith Sonnier: Light WorksInstallations of three-dimensional neon drawings by the American artist, contrasting geometric form with dashes of colour and a luminous glow to suggest the syntax of poetry and a nod to Sonnier's roots in the multi-lingual, Creole culture of Louisiana.2016-07-28T11:00:00+01002016-09-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82  Whitechapel High Street      E1 7QX
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Barjeel Art Foundation Collection: Imperfect Chronology – Mapping the Contemporary IBarjeel Art Foundation Collection: Imperfect Chronology – Mapping the Contemporary IPhotography and video works made between 1990-98, including Moroccan artist Yto Barrada's photograph Rue la Liberte (2000) of two men embracing and Lebanese artist duo Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige's photographic series Faces (2009).2016-07-28T11:00:00+01002016-08-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82  Whitechapel High Street      E1 7QX
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Free EventOngoing
Barjeel Art Foundation Collection: Imperfect Chronology – Mapping the Contemporary I
Children's Commission: Edwina Ashton: In The Winter HoursChildren's Commission: Edwina Ashton: In The Winter HoursDarkly humorous films, drawings and sculpture inspired by 19th-century novels and natural history illustrations, stemming from a fascination with how animals think, how language shapes our world and how materials suggest the imaginary.2016-07-28T11:00:00+01002016-08-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82  Whitechapel High Street      E1 7QX
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Children's Commission: Edwina Ashton: In The Winter Hours
Imprint 93Imprint 93An archive display which brings together rarely seen material from a 1990s mail art project featuring artists such as Jeremy Deller, Martin Creed, Peter Doig, Chris Ofili and Fiona Banner. The project hooked in a seminal generation of British artists and was curated by Matthew Higgs.2016-07-28T11:00:00+01002016-09-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82  Whitechapel High Street      E1 7QX
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