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30/06/2022 - 04/09/2022

New Work - Sculpture, Drawing & Textiles


Max Mara Art Prize for Women: Emma Talbot - The Age/L’Età

Mon-Wed: 11-6pm; Thu 11-9pm; Fri-Sun 11-6pm

Emma Talbot (b.1969), winner of the eighth edition of the Max Mara Art Prize for Women, premieres a new body of work at Whitechapel Gallery in June.

The Age/L’Età comprises animation, free-hanging painted silk panels, three-dimensional work and drawings. The new work explores themes of representation and ageing, power and governance, and attitudes towards nature.

For the Max Mara Art Prize for Women, Talbot imagines a future environment where humankind encounters the disastrous consequences of late capitalism and must look towards more ancient and holistic ways of crafting and belonging – that rethink ancient power structures and celebrate the natural world – in order to survive.


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Aldgate 82 Whitechapel High St, E1 7QX