What is Whitechapel Art Gallery?
The Whitechapel Gallery is one of London's most famous and beloved galleries for modern and contemporary art. Having a keen eye for artistic innovation, the Gallery's curators were the first to attract to Britain, among others, the works of the hugely influential abstract expressionist Jackson Pollock and colour-field innovator Mark Rothko, as well as Picasso's Guernica. There is always a huge number of works on display, spanning a range of genres and artistic disciplines. You'll find conceptual installations, video installations, films, photographs, and of course lots..
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Whitechapel Art Gallery information
.. and lots of paintings and sculptures. As if the works on their own aren't enough to keep you busy all day, there's a range of events in which you can participate, including film screenings, the London Art Book Fair, guided gallery tours, seminars, discussions, courses, workshops, and a range of events for children and adolescents, including a festival and children's drawing workshops. Furthermore, Whitechapel has a well-endowed shop, featuring beautiful publications, greeting cards, posters, bookmarks, and art materials. They even sell limited edition original artwork. The delicious home-made food sold in the dining room is a great way to end the day.