Exhibition

Fiona Banner selects from the V-A-C Collection

9 Dec 2014 – 8 Mar 2015

Whitechapel Gallery

London, United Kingdom

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  • Bus: 25, 205, 254
  • Tube: Aldgate East / Aldgate
  • Train: Liverpool Street

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Renowned for exploring the visual possibilities of language, British artist Fiona Banner (b.1966) chooses works of art from the V-A-C collection, Moscow, as part of the Whitechapel Gallery’s programme opening up rarely seen collections from around the world. 

The display explores the blurred lines between photography and painting and includes Gerhard Richter’s Kerze (1982), a hyper realistic painting of a single, glowing candle famously used as the cover of Sonic Youth’s 1988 album Daydream Nation. While Andy Warhol’s Jackie (1964) based on photographs of Jackie Kennedy Onassis is shown alongside Stretch (1964), an optical black & white painting by Bridget Riley which appears to shift and vibrate.

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Curators

Fiona Banner

Exhibiting artists

Bridget Riley

Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol

Gerhard Richter

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