Friday 4 November 2016

What's On: November at the Whitechapel Gallery

What's on in November

William Kentridge on 'Thick Time' at the Whitechapel Gallery

Don't Miss

Major exhibition
William Kentridge: Thick Time
Until 15 Jan 2017 | Tickets from £11.95 | Book now

"A damaged life-size portrait is repaired and reassembled; writing is sucked off the page and into the nib of a pen; new work ingests earlier work and everything is up for revision." London Review of Books on William Kentridge: Thick Time

Watch: William Kentridge introduces works from the exhibition including The Refusal of Time (dur. 2min)
Special event
Christmas Shopping Evening
Thu 1 Dec, 6–9pm

Join us for an evening of festive food, drink and inspiring gifts for art lovers.

With exclusive discounts including up to 50% off selected Whitechapel Gallery Limited Edition artworks and prints, art books, catalogues and merchandise. More

Exhibitions & Displays

Guerrilla Girls: Is it even worse in Europe?
Until 5 Mar 2017 | Free entry

In a new commission, the Guerrilla Girlsdeploy their strategic combination of humour, information, bold graphics and subversive use of public space to explore diversity in European art organisations. More
Barjeel Art Foundation Collection
Mapping the Contemporary II
Until 8 Jan 2017 | Free entry

Offering unprecedented insight into contemporary art from the Arab world, this final display from the Barjeel Collection features work by Sadik Alfraji,Susan Hefuna, Iman IssaZineb Sediraand others. More
Artists' Film International
Andrés Denegri, Mateusz Sadowski & Dimitri Venkov
Until 27 Nov 2016 | Free entry

A showcase of recent artists' film from Argentina, Poland and Russia. Andrés Denegri is selected by Fundación PRÓA, Buenos Aires; Mateusz Sadowski by the Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw; and Dimitri Venkov by National Centre for Contemporary Arts, Moscow. More

Watch: This season's Artists' Film International trailer


Gerrard O’Carroll Memorial Lecture
Keller Easterling

Thu 17 Nov, 7pm | £9.50/£7.50 concs

Keller Easterling, Professor at Yale School of Architecture, discusses her research into urbanism, architecture and infrastructure, considering the often hidden relationship between politics and space. Book now