Self-Portrait as the Billy Goat brings together physical, psychological and imaginary self-portraits by a selection of leading international artists. Continuing the Whitechapel Gallery’s programme of opening up rarely seen collections from around the world, this is the first of four exhibitions drawn from the ISelf Collection. Works by Pawel Althamer, Louise Bourgeois, André Breton and […]
Erik van Lieshout’s work explores themes often rooted in his experience of living and working in the Netherlands but nevertheless relevant to contemporary experience across Europe and beyond. For his solo show at the SLG three video works are housed in an immersive architectural environment in the main gallery characterised by an absurdist sense of […]
The collective Assemble (founded in 2010) works across architecture, design and art. For this new commission they have created a display of industrial ceramic production and handmade objects developed with Granby Workshop as part of their community-led rebuilding of a Liverpool neighbourhood. Bricks are one of the city’s basic structural components. A brick house is […]
Eduardo Paolozzi (1924-2005) was one of the most innovative and irreverent artists of the 20th century. Considered the ‘godfather of Pop Art’, his collages, sculptures and prints challenged artistic convention, from the 1950s through to the Swinging Sixties and advent of ‘Cool Britannia’ in the 1990s. This major Eduardo Paolozzi retrospective spans five decades and […]
Platform Press House goes to print at Peckham Platform. Together the Youth Platform and Harold Offeh form the editorial board of a publishing house that will present work from within the group alongside contributions from the wider Peckham community. Platform Press House aspires to build on the rich legacy of radical, small independent publishing houses […]
Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative: ‘Under the Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today’ at The South London Gallery. Federico Herrero discusses his residency at Pelican Estate in Peckham as part of the South London Gallery’s presentation of Under the Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today, which was arranged in association with the […]
A short film featuring the Whitechapel Gallery’s Electronic Superhighway curator Omar Kholeif. Electronic Superhighway is a major exhibition bringing together over 100 works to show the impact of computer and Internet technologies on artists from the mid-1960s to the present day. The exhibition title is taken from a term coined in 1974 by South Korean […]
Imperfect Chronology: Debating Modernism II. Exhibition film commissioned by the Whitechapel Gallery.