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Italian artist Giuseppe Penone has spent the last 45 years examining modern society's complex relationship with nature. His current installation at the Whitechapel Gallery continues this concept with a huge bronze tree that has been hollowed out and displayed in sections. The piece was made by casting a real tree, which was then chopped up, destroyed and is now only traceable through the art. "The result is eerie and magnificent, a gnarled, complex, strange object. Life's ramifications are suggested by proliferating boughs." (The Guardian)

 

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Alicja KwadeAlicja KwadeThe Berlin-based artist's new installation presents astronomical data exploring our position in the universe.2017-04-30T00:00:00+01002017-06-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82  Whitechapel High Street      E1 7QX
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Free EventOngoing
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Eduardo PaolozziEduardo PaolozziEduardo PaolozziThe Whitechapel Gallery hosts an exhibition on Eduardo Paolozzi, one of the most innovative and irreverent artists of the 20th century. Known as the 'godfather of Pop Art', Paolazzi challenged the conventions of art with his collages, sculptures and prints from the 1950s through to the Swinging Sixties and advent of 'Cool Britannia' in the 1990s. T2017-04-30T11:00:00+01002017-05-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82  Whitechapel High Street      E1 7QX
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Sculpture
PRICING  £13.50, concs £11.95
DATES  16th February to 14th May 2017
VENUE  Whitechapel Gallery 
The Whitechapel Gallery hosts an exhibition on Eduardo Paolozzi, one of the most innovative and irreverent artists of the 20th century. Known as the 'godfather of Pop Art', Paolazzi challenged the conventions of art with his collages, sculptures and prints from the 1950s through to the Swinging Sixties and advent of 'Cool Britannia' in the 1990s. T... More about this event
 
Art Night London 2017Art Night London 2017Free art, performance and music by some of the world's leading artists.2017-07-01T18:30:00+01002017-07-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82  Whitechapel High Street      E1 7QX
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