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Whitechapel Gallery, London

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#88 of 219 in Museums in London
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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  • Conveniently located near Aldgate East tube station, this small public art gallery is well worth a browse if you are in the area.  more »
  • A modern art exhibition I just stepped into by chance. Not really properly advertised but still a place to visit if you are taking a walk in Whitechapel  more »
  • I had wanted especially to see Ruff's photographs. Really intreging exhibition, which was very well presented. Ruff has an outstanding ability in the presentation of the images and their enhancement u...  more »
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  • Nice gallery, some very interesting well laid out exhibitions in here from artists you wouldn't normally get the opportunity to see. Not too busy I visited on a Sunday afternoon and didn't have to fight to look at the art. Book shop is very well stocked and there is a nice cafe for coffee and bites to eat once you are finished.
  • Great gallery with some interesting exhibitions on, and a decent book shop on site. There's also a café serving food, staff are helpful. Worth checking the website to see what's on as not all exhibitions are free.
  • I went to see the Dust exhibition which is thought provoking meditation on photography and art. However Trickle Down Theory exhibition is a must see and terrific. Do not miss Rodins Thinker re- imagined with the head of a goat. The cafe is as good as the art.
  • Great little gallery in an up and coming area of London. Easy to find and get to. Well worth the visit.
  • Beautifull building.modern art exhibitions. need to be ready for it. part of the exhibitions are for free.

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