Gerard Byrne: A State of Neutral Pleasure

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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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Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82† Whitechapel High Street† † † E1 7QX
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Modern and Contemporary Art
DATES6th July to 14th September 2014
VENUEWhitechapel Gallery†
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Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82† Whitechapel High Street† † † E1 7QX
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Free EventOngoing
Kader Attia
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Multimedia†|†PRICINGFree
DATES26th November 2013 to 1st October 2014
VENUEWhitechapel Gallery†
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Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82† Whitechapel High Street† † † E1 7QX
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event > Tours
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VENUEWhitechapel Gallery†
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Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82† Whitechapel High Street† † † E1 7QX
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event > Film Events > Film - Documentaries
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Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82† Whitechapel High Street† † † E1 7QX
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event > Film Events
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VENUEWhitechapel Gallery†
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