Tag Archives: Whitechapel Gallery


Retrospective
Installation view of "Electronic Superhighway (2016 – 1966)" at the Whitechapel Gallery. STEPHEN WHITE

To Take a Computer as an Apprentice: A Look at When Art Met Technology at LACMA, in 1971

With so many shows about art and the Internet lately, it’s hard to remember a time when it was unexpected that artists would ever rely on machinery and electronics, but, in 1971, when the Los Angeles County Museum of Art opened … Read More


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Seamus Harahan Wins the 2015 Jarman Award

Filmmaker Seamus Harahan, who is based in Belfast, Northern Ireland, has won the 2015 Film London Jarman Award, which was presented at London’s Whitechapel Gallery along with £10,000 (about $15,100) and a commission for Channel 4’s short-form arts show, Random … Read More


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The shortlisted artists for this year's Max Mara Art Prize for Women. From left to right, Tania Kovats, Ana Genovés, Ruth Ewan, Phoebe Unwin, and Emma Hart. COURTESY WHITECHAPEL GALLERY

Shortlist Announced for This Year’s Max Mara Art Prize for Women

The Whitechapel Gallery, Collezione Maramotti, and Max Mara announced the shortlist for this year’s Mara Art Prize for Women yesterday. The prize is given biannually to a United Kingdom–based female artist, who then receives a six-month residency at various locations … Read More


News The Talent
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Omar Kholeif Named Senior Curator at MCA Chicago

The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago shared news today that it has hired Omar Kholeif, a curator at the Whitechapel Gallery in London, as its new Manilow Senior Curator.Kholeif’s curatorial credits at Whitechapel include “Fiona Banner: Stamp out Photographie,” “James … Read More


News

Morning Links: Destroyed Jimmie Durham Tree Edition

In Kassel, Germany, works by Jimmie Durham and Heini Gut were destroyed by vandals. [artnet News]Kansas moves from Tribeca to the Lower East Side. Commence the “Dorothy, we’re no longer in Tribeca” jokes. [The Observer]Beverly Buchanan, the artist known for … Read More


Features ,
The Guerrilla Girls' 1986 “Report Card” along Pussy Galore's 2015 version.  ©1986 GUERRILLA GIRLS; ©2015 PUSSY GALORE

Taking the Measure of Sexism: Facts, Figures, and Fixes

Despite encouraging signs of women’s improved status and visibility in the art world, there are still major systemic problems. Do not misunderstand me: women artists are in a far better position today than they were 45 years ago, when Linda … Read More


Features
Huguette Caland, Bribes de Corps, 1973. COURTESY THE ARTIST AND LOMBARD FREID GALLERY, NY

Arab Spring: Modern Middle Eastern Art Finds a New Audience in the West

One recent morning, art historian Nada Shabout was telling me about her search for a graduate program two decades ago. “When I contacted universities and said I wanted to work on modern Arab art, they would say, ‘What is that? … Read More


Armory Week 2015 Market
Fayçal Baghriche’s Souvenir (2012) in action.

A Checklist for the 2015 Armory Show Focus: Middle East, North Africa, and the Mediterranean

This year’s Armory Show Focus edition highlights art from the Middle East, North Africa, and the Mediterranean (Armory Focus: MENAM), curated by Whitechapel Gallery’s Omar Kholeif, and presented in partnership with Edge of Arabia and Art Jameel. Fifteen galleries offer excellent and … Read More


Reviews
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Giulio Paolini at Whitechapel Gallery

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Profiles
Andrea Dibelius with Wow (violett, #3), 2006, a fiberglass sculpture by Sylvie Fleury. ©ANNA BAUER

Andrea Dibelius: Eye for the Cutting Edge

With homes in London, Saint-Tropez, and Munich, Andrea Dibelius supports edgy art projects and start-ups of all kinds Read More


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Lydia Yee Named Chief Curator of Whitechapel Gallery

Lydia Yee has been named chief curator of London’s Whitechapel Gallery, Artforum reports.


Trends
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Cut-and-Paste Culture: The New Collage

Contemporary artists are updating the modernist tradition with new tactics and new media Read More