Gerard Byrne: A State of Neutral Pleasure

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17th January 2013†until†8th March 2013

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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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77-82 Whitechapel High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | Same location as Gerard Byrne: A State of Neutral Pleasure
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Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82† Whitechapel High Street† † † E1 7QX
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Free EventOngoing
Chris Marker
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Modern and Contemporary Art†|†PRICINGFree
DATES16th April to 22nd June 2014
VENUEWhitechapel Gallery†
Visionary French filmmaker, photographer, writer and artist Chris Marker (1921-2012) is widely acknowledged as the finest exponent of the essay film. He is best known as the director of over 50 films including Sans soleil (Sunless, 1983), A Grin Without a Cat (1977) and for his most influential work La Jetee (The Pier, 1962), imagining a Paris deva...†More about this event
Kader AttiaKader Attia The Whitechapel Gallery has commissioned a site-specific installation from French-Algerian artist Kader Attia, which marks his first solo project in the UK. The towering floor-to-ceiling structure of bookshelves is inspired by the biblical story of Jacob's Ladder, in which the prophet had visions of angels ascending from earth to heaven. It al17th April 2014Wednesday 1st October 2014 Where:
Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82† Whitechapel High Street† † † E1 7QX
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
Kader Attia
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Multimedia†|†PRICINGFree
DATES26th November 2013 to 1st October 2014
VENUEWhitechapel Gallery†
The Whitechapel Gallery has commissioned a site-specific installation from French-Algerian artist Kader Attia, which marks his first solo project in the UK. The towering floor-to-ceiling structure of bookshelves is inspired by the biblical story of Jacob's Ladder, in which the prophet had visions of angels ascending from earth to heaven. It al...†More about this event
Cremaster CycleCremaster Cycle28th June 2014Thursday 3rd July 2014 Where:
Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82† Whitechapel High Street† † † E1 7QX
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event > Film Events
DATESSaturday 28th June 2014 - 11am
VENUEWhitechapel Gallery†
Giulio Paolini: To be or not to beGiulio Paolini: To be or not to beGiulio Paolini: To be or not to beItalian artist Giulio Paolini (b.1940) believes that a work of art is not just itself in the here and now but also the record of earlier traditions, has led him to investigate art's relation to the past.Paolinis installations are deeply rooted in art history from the Renaissance to today, from plaster casts of classical sculptures shattered on the 6th July 2014Sunday 14th September 2014 Where:
Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82† Whitechapel High Street† † † E1 7QX
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Giulio Paolini: To be or not to be
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Modern and Contemporary Art
DATES6th July to 14th September 2014
VENUEWhitechapel Gallery†
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