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Whitechapel Art Gallery

Works: 1,529 works in 3,576 publications in 4 languages and 33,197 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  Exhibition, pictorial works 
Roles: Editor, his, Publisher, Other, isb, Organizer of meeting, Curator, Author, 475, sht
Classifications: ND237.N43, 759.13
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Most widely held works by Whitechapel Art Gallery
Alice Neel : painted truths by Alice Neel( Book )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Explores the themes and stylistic developments of the art of Alice Neel, one of the greatest American painters of the twentieth century, with works spanning nearly seven decades, four essays and additional texts addressing themes and specific works, three artists' appreciations, and a chronology and bibliography"--Provided by publisher
Juan Gris by Christopher Green( Book )

16 editions published in 1992 in 3 languages and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monografie van de Spaanse kubistische schilder (1887-1927)
David Smith, sculpture and drawings by David Smith( Book )

9 editions published in 1986 in English and German and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven stories about modern art in Africa : an exhibition by Clémentine Deliss( Book )

11 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exhibition organised by the Whitechapel Art Gallery, London as part of africa95, a season celebrating the arts of Africa taking place in Britain from August to December 1995. Concept and General Editor: Clementine Deliss
Lucian Freud : recent work by Catherine Lampert( Book )

15 editions published in 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fernand Léger : the later years by Fernand Léger( Book )

19 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and German and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Failure by Lisa Le Feuvre( Book )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Amidst current global uncertainty failure has become a central subject of investigation in recent art. Artists have actively claimed the space of failure to propose a resistant view of the world. Here success is deemed overrated, doubt embraced, experimentation encouraged and risk considered a viable position. Between the poles of success and failure lies a productive space where paradox rules and dogma is refused. This anthology establishes failure as a core concern in contemporary cultural production. Failure is one of a series documenting major themes and ideas in contemporary art."
Cy Twombly : paintings, works on paper, sculpture by Cy Twombly( Book )

8 editions published in 1987 in English and German and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Published in conjunction with a retrospective exhibition held at Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, 25 September - 15 November 1987, and the Städtische Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf, 11 December 1987 - 31 January 1988
Howard Hodgkin : forty paintings, 1973-84 by Howard Hodgkin( Book )

16 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British sculpture in the twentieth century by Sandy Nairne( Book )

6 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women of abstract expressionism( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This publication contains a survey of female abstract expressionist artists, revealing the richness and lasting influence of their work and the movement as a whole as well as highlighting the lack of critical attention they have received to date
Hannah Höch by Hannah Höch( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book on the celebrated Dada artist Hannah Höch explores her use of collage as the artistic medium of choice for both satire and poetic beauty. World-renowned for her work during the Weimar period, Hannah Höch was a pioneer in many aspects, both artistic and cultural. She was the crucial female artist of the Berlin Dada movement - the riotous movement that deconstructed sound, language, and images to re-assemble them into new objects, texts and meanings. Höch was a pivotal force in the development of collage, paving the way for today's ubiquitous image editing techniques. A determined believer in artistic freedom, Höch questioned conventional concepts of partnership, beauty and the making of art, her work presenting acute critiques of racial and social stereotypes, particularly that of her native Germany. Focusing on Höch's collages, this book examines the artist's career from the 1910s to the 1970s, charting her oeuvre from early works influenced by fashion and mass media, through to her later compositions of lyrical abstraction. It reveals her rapid development of a personal style, which was both humorous and often moving, but also offered critical commentary on society at a time of tremendous social change."--Publisher's description
David Adjaye : making public buildings : specificity, customization, imbrication by David Adjaye( Book )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Published on the occasion of his exhibition at London's Whitechapel Gallery, this book brings together ... authors to reflect on Adjaye's practice, significance and influences. Okwui Enwezor and Saskia Sassen discuss the increasing need for a politicised definition of public space, while Nikolaus Hirsch and Peter Allison consider Adjaye's attention to materials. Two interviews with David Adjaye, one led by Peter Allison and the other by Kodwo Eshun, guide us throught his approach to making public buildings within a global context. They are accompanied by drawings, documents and photographs relating to ten of Adjaye's most important projects, all published here for the first time -- Dust jacket
Paintings, prints, and drawings, 1960-1970 by David Hockney( Book )

6 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hans Bellmer by Hans Bellmer( Book )

10 editions published in 2006 in German and English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La fascinación surrealista por muñecas y máquinas semejantes al hombre resulta patente en la obra de Bellmer, contrario al ideal ario del nazismo, como expresan sus muñecas distorsionadas de cera, madera, lino, escayola y goma. La muestra presenta dibujos, litografías y fotografías que reflejan las obsesiones eróticas del artista, fuertemente influido por las teorías freudianas, e investigan las teorías psicoanalíticas sobre la histeria y la transferencia, revelando una exploración peculiar de la relación entre cuerpo y lenguaje ("... el cuerpo es comparable a una frase que te invita a desarticularla...")
Faces in the crowd : picturing modern life from Manet to today = volti nella folla : immagini dell vita moderna da Manet a oggi by Whitechapel Art Gallery( Book )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Italian and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The exhibition and its catalog trace a history of avant-garde figuration from a new perspective. Taking Manet’s The Masked Ball at the Opera as its starting point, the book focuses on his contemporaries such as Degas and then moves through the twentieth century to artists of today. Some artworks represent a dramatic rupture with the past proposing radical and innovative modern forms and structures. Others picture modern life or its impact on our inner selves. Others consider art as an agent for further social change. All the works include critical and bibliographical entries, plus a selection of extracts from historical documents and artists writings from the 19th-century to today. Taken together this art fully illuminates its theme in which representations of the human figure are seen as expressions of modernity"--Global Books in Print
Richard Diebenkorn by Richard Diebenkorn( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and Spanish and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julian Schnabel : paintings, 1975-1986, Whitechapel, 19 September-26 October 1986 by Julian Schnabel( Book )

8 editions published in 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adventures of the black square : abstract art and society 1915-2015 by Iwona Blazwick( Book )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exploring how the universal visual language of geometric abstraction was influenced by different societies, this volume also demonstrates how the movement's revolutionary aesthetic continues to impact culture around the globe. It traces a century of abstract art from 1915 to the present day, celebrating the accomplishments of both men and women and includes sculpture, film, photography and painting. Organised around four distinct themes - communication, architectonics, utopia and everyday life - the book presents a chronological survey from Russia to Europe, the Middle East, Southeast Asia, Central America, Africa, South America, and the US. Each of the 100 works is featured in double-page spreads with brief artist biographies. Essays by Tanya Barson, Briony Fer, Tom McDonough, and Joshua Jiang, contextualize the various geographic and aesthetic stages of the development of geometric abstraction. Published in association with Whitechapel Gallery, London
Gillian Wearing by Gillian Wearing( Book )

14 editions published in 2012 in German and English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"British conceptual artist Gillian Wearing won the Turner Prize in 1997 while still in her mid 30. This comprehensive, copiously illustrated exhibition catalog documents the first major retrospective of her video and photography based works. One of the young British artists, Wearing is represented in important collections ranging from the Tate Modern to the Guggenheim and the Hammer Museum. The key to unlocking the work of Gillian Wearing is found not in art history but in reality television, writes Ben Luke in the London Evening Standard. Not so much the tabloid fodder of the 21st century but the tough stuff from the Sixties and Seventies. Always at the grittier end of the Young British Artists spectrum, she is in essence a documentary film maker and photographer, her work weaving around the line that documentary treads between fact and fiction." --Publisher description
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Alice Neel : painted truths
Alternative Names
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Art Gallery London-Whitechapel

Art Gallery Whitechapel

London Whitechapel Art Gallery

Whitechapel Art Gallery

Whitechapel Art Gallery, London

Whitechapel Art Gallery (London, England)

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English (218)

German (23)

Spanish (2)

Italian (1)

Juan GrisSeven stories about modern art in Africa : an exhibitionFailureDavid Adjaye : making public buildings : specificity, customization, imbricationHans BellmerFaces in the crowd : picturing modern life from Manet to today = volti nella folla : immagini dell vita moderna da Manet a oggiWhitechapel at war : Isaac Rosenberg & his circle