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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.

Venue name: Whitechapel Gallery
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Address: 77-82 Whitechapel High St
London
E1 7QX
Opening hours: Tue-Sun 11am-6pm; Thu 11am-9pm
Transport: Tube: Aldgate East
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  • Fri January 30th 2015 - Sun April 5th 2015
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  • Drawing and illustration Fri January 30th 2015 - Sun March 8th 2015 Free
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  • Film and video Fri January 30th 2015 - Sun May 3rd 2015 Free
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  • Contemporary art Fri January 30th 2015 - Sun March 8th 2015 Free
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  • Sculpture Sat January 31st 2015 - Sun February 22nd 2015
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  • Sat February 14th 2015 - Sat February 14th 2015 Free
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  • Wed March 4th 2015 - Wed March 4th 2015
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  • Wed July 15th 2015 - Sun September 6th 2015 Free
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Sunil Kapoor

The gallery should have a parental guidance for the Sarah Lucas exhibit. I visited the gallery with my children and walked in on a very sexually explicit exhibition, no warning until it was too late. Exhibitions such as this must carry a warning when advertised and at the point of entry. There are age restrictions for films, venues, bars, but not for explicit gallery exhibitions. Whitechapel please sort this out.

Alice Berry

The Director of the Whitechapel, Iwona Blazwick isn't on every single 'most influential people in art' list for nothing. A visit to the Whitechapel always feels like you're at the forefront of what's happening in the contemporary art world. It's free to enter, has a terrific bookshop and is bang next door to Aldgate East tube station (a design destination in its own right). I'm very much looking forward to the Sarah Lucas exhibition in October 2013 and the Bloomberg commission is always worth a visit in its own right.