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Thu Oct 18 2012
This East End stalwart reopened in 2009 following a major redesign and expansion that saw the Grade II listed building transformed into a vibrant, holistic centre of art complete with a research centre, archives room and café. Since 1901, Whitechapel Art Gallery has built on its reputation as a pioneering contemporary institution and is well remembered for premiering the talents of exhibitions by Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko and Frida Kahlo among others. Expect the rolling shows to be challenging and risqué.
Whitechapel Gallery 77-82 Whitechapel High St
What's on at Whitechapel Gallery
What’s an artist to do when they leave Art College? In 1972 two young graduates tackled this problem by setting up Acme Housing Association, converting disused warehouses and homes that had become rife in the recession wasteland of East London to provide...
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