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Whitechapel Gallery, London

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For over a century the Whitechapel Gallery has premiered world-class artists from modern masters such as Pablo Picasso, Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko and Frida Kahlo to contemporaries such as Sophie Calle, Lucian Freud, Gilbert & George and Mark Wallinger.

With beautiful galleries, exhibitions, artist commissions, collection displays, historic archives, education resources, inspiring art courses, dining room and bookshop, the Gallery is open all year round, so there is always something free to see.

The Gallery is a touchstone for contemporary art internationally, plays a central role in London’s cultural landscape and is pivotal to the continued growth of the world’s most vibrant contemporary art quarter.
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  • Visited this small but interesting gallery while staying in the area recently. I didn't have a lot of time so didn't get to see the Elmsted & Dragsted exhibits which sounded interesting, if a little p...  more »
  • I saw the Elmgren/Dragsted exposition - very good as well as good use of the building. The one room with one single Pollock painting had been enough reason to visit the gallery in itself. Good museum ...  more »
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  • I stopped into the Whitechapel gallery whilst waiting for a friend. The space is very carefully curated & takes advantage of some unique angles. I really liked the use of negative space to compliment the artwork on display. The bookshop is great as well! Bonus feature: Big fan of the staircase design, which let's in a lot of natural skylight.
  • Great gallery , beautiful building and fabulous exhibitions selection! Visited the amazing exhibitions of Collection of Contemporary Art and Sophia Al-Maria. Highly recommended.
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