11 - 9pm, Thursday 17th Sep
Late Opening Thursday - Hiscox Collection & The Return of the Spirit in Painting - [All current exhibitions are free]
Two Exhibitions on Show
>> 'Accelerate your escape' - Gary Hume explores the Hiscox Collection: British painter Gary Hume and Berlin-based Venezualan artist Sol Calero each bring new perspectives to the Hiscox Collection in their personal selection of works at Whitechapel Gallery.
Important works by renowned artists including Etel Adnan, Nan Goldin, David Hockney, Noemie Goudal, Prem Sahib, Joan Miró, Eduardo Paolozzi and Pablo Picasso, are on public view for the first time in two consecutive, artist-curated exhibitions drawn from the Hiscox Collection.
>> 'The Return of the Spirit in Painting': Archive exhibition of the 1981 RA exhibition A New Spirit in Painting. This seminal show was curated by RA Exhibitions Secretary Norman Rosenthal, Nicholas Serota, then director of the Whitechapel Gallery, and independent curator Christos M. Joachimides. The Return of the Spirit in Painting presents works by artists in the original shows, including Georg Baselitz, Bruce McLean and Julian Schnabel, as well as significant archive material from the Whitechapel Gallery and the Royal Academy of Arts.
Aldgate 82 Whitechapel High St, E1 7QX