Nestled within the cosmopolitan & historically deprived area of East London you will find the Whitechapel Gallery. This public gallery has stood in contrast to its surroundings since 1901 bringing leading art to the borough on a regular basis. Having featured artists such as Jackson Pollock, Pablo Picasso, Lucian Freud as well as the notoriety of hosting David Hockney's first exhibition this smaller venue is well regarded within the wider art circuit. The building has undergone major refurbishment, which has dramatically increased the amount of...Read more..
London Gallery presenting major exhibitions... As a former Power station the Tate Modern provides a huge space for modern contemporary art from international artists from 1900 to the modern day. A huge turbine hall, which stands 35 metres high and 152 metres long provides an impressive entrance to this gallery & is used to display specially commissioned works designed specifically for this space. Not many industrial spaces of this magnitude are so accessible and this serves to inspire artists to accomplish...Read more..
The Barbican Centre is Europe’s largest multi-arts centre encompassing Art, Music, Theatre, Film & Dance all set within a huge Grade II listed building. Taking the Highwalks route from Moorgate Underground Station takes you passed the Museum of London & provides an eclectic view of the different eras of architecture providing a true sense of London’s history. Walking this way, through the tunnels, provide disjointed views portrayed by the sharp angles that the tunnel permits us to see, creating an urban frame of the surroundings. This area of London was badly bombed during World War II,...Read more..