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Is This Tomorrow?More than 60 years on from its groundbreaking 1956 exhibition, This is Tomorrow, the Whitechapel Gallery asks, Is This Tomorrow? Taking the 1950s exhibition as its model, this current display of ten installations shows visions of the future, collaborations between over 30 leading architects and artists. The ground floor room reveals sheep pens put together by 6a architects and artist Amalia Pica, the iron bar corridors a comment on boundaries between humans and animal. Boundaries are a theme too for Farshid Moussavi and Zineb Sedira whose installation upstairs is a series of full length security gates, movement through them triggers beeps, instructions and birdsong. It sits next to our favourite piece in the exhibition, David Kohn Architects and Simon Fujiwara's Salvator Mundi Experience. Enter into the middle of the model for an intimate, one-to-one view which recreates, in miniature, a museum dedicated to Leonardo da Vinci's Salvator Mundi, the 'male Mona Lisa' and the most expensive painting in the world. Imagining the future of the consumption of art, the museum comes complete with auction room, gift shop and a selfie station.

 

About Whitechapel Gallery

Designed in a distinctive Arts and Crafts architecture style by Charles Harrison Townsend, the Whitechapel, Britain's first purpose-built arts gallery, is renowned both for the beauty of its light, airy space and for embracing the local community in its work. Founded in 1901, extensive refurbishment saw the gallery, reopened in April 2009, double in size. More about Whitechapel Gallery

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Is This Tomorrow?  The Salvator Mundi Experience by Simon Fujiwara and David Kohn  

   
Is This Tomorrow? - The Salvator Mundi Experience by Simon Fujiwara and David Kohn

Is This Tomorrow? The Salvator Mundi Experience by Simon Fujiwara and David Kohn 


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Aldgate East Tube Station
 
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Whitechapel Overground Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Shadwell Overground Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
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Arch Car Parking
 
6 minutes walk
 
Spitalfields Car Park
 
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45 Prescot Street, E1 | 6 minutes from Is This Tomorrow?
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Michael RakowitzMichael RakowitzMichael RakowitzIraqi-American artist Michael Rakowitz, whose winged bull that once guarded the gates of Nineveh in Iraq, currently sits on Trafalgar Square's Fourth Plinth, has his first major European survey. Drawing on architecture, cultural artefacts and cuisine, the installations within the Whitechapel Gallery tell stories of social ritual, conflict and loss.2019-06-16T00:00:00+01002019-08-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82  Whitechapel High Street      E1 7QX
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Multimedia | PRICING  Free  
DATES  3rd June to 25th August 2019
VENUE  Whitechapel Gallery 
Iraqi-American artist Michael Rakowitz, whose winged bull that once guarded the gates of Nineveh in Iraq, currently sits on Trafalgar Square's Fourth Plinth, has his first major European survey. Drawing on architecture, cultural artefacts and cuisine, the installations within the Whitechapel Gallery tell stories of social ritual, conflict and loss.... More about this event
 
 

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