Whitechapel Gallery

Art Fairs Highlights or Who is the Art For?

Milena Kotseva | Posted 28.10.2014 | UK Entertainment
Milena Kotseva

I did not make it to Frieze this year. And while you might think that a review of the art week that does not cover the art shown at Regents Park is incomplete, I disagree. With all that attention on art as business only, I wanted to be able to enjoy the work for what it was and not for what the price tags said it is.

On and by Luc Tuymans: Why Painting Still Matters

Christine Coco Jun | Posted 24.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Christine Coco Jun

Luc Tuymans is not shy about admitting that he is easily one of the most influential figurative painters working today. His work - which often deals with heavy historical subjects like the Holocaust and postcolonial guilt - resists easy interpretation.

Artist To Solve 100-Year-Old Problem

PA | Posted 10.04.2012 | Home

Turner Prize-winning artist Rachel Whiteread has unveiled the design for her latest work - a frieze that will take pride of place on the front of a ga...

Travelling Light at the Whitechapel Gallery

Neil Simpson | Posted 19.02.2012 | Home
Neil Simpson

How would you explain Britishness? If we were introducing a foreign ambassador to Britannia with no prior knowledge of her, save for the embarrassing 'ums' and 'ahs' of Mr Bean and Hugh Grant, we would surely draw on a few comfortable self-induced stereotypes.