||The Whitechapel Gallery offers beautiful and affordable gifts, perfect for the discerning, cultured Christmas shopper.
Working closely with internationally renowned artists, the Whitechapel offers an exclusive range of limited edition art works, elegant coffee-table publications on leading international artists and specially designed limited edition artists notepads.
Whitechapel Editions make the perfect gift and are a great, affordable way to build a contemporary art collection. Specially produced by artists including Anthony Gormley, Cristina Iglesias, Anish Kapoor, Paul McCarthy, Paul Noble, Albert Oehlen, Tobias Rehberger and Franz West to support the Gallery's Exhibition and Education programmes, Whitechapel Editions start from as little as £88 and Whitechapel members (£40 a year) enjoy a 25% discount.
Whitechapel publications are beautiful, fully-illustrated books on the most exciting modern and contemporary artists. Offering insight into the work of artists from Hans Bellmer to Liam Gillick as well as covering such landmark Whitechapel exhibitions as Faces in the Crowd and Inner Worlds Outside, Whitechapel publications start from £5.
The Whitechapel's new Documents of Contemporary Art series of affordable, 'must-have' paperback readers are definitive anthologies of key writings on major themes in art today. Each volume provides an indispensable resource for the discerning reader of visual culture and ideas. The first titles are Participation, edited by Claire Bishop, and The Archive, edited by Charles Merewether, £12.95.
New for Christmas 2007 are Limited Edition Artists Notepads. Made by artists to inspire creativity, these collectors items are designed exclusively for the Whitechapel by Charles Avery, Peter Blake, Dexter Dalwood, Tracey Emin, Ian Monroe, Tim Noble & Sue Webster, Dexter Dalwood and David Shrigley. Each Artists Notepad is an edition of 200, priced at £9.95.
Finally for a really unique gift the Whitechapel's Collecting Contemporary Art course is the definitive guide to navigating the contemporary art market. The tailor-made 5-week course gives its 20 participants the chance to meet internationally renowned artists, learn from some of the most respected collectors in the world, then put theory into practice, all for £595.
Notes for Editors
o Whitechapel Editions are specially produced by leading artists to support the Gallery's Exhibition and Education programmes, and arnge from £88 - £4,700.
o The Whitechapel is a registered member of the Arts Council England's Own Art scheme making Whitechapel Editions affordable for everyone with an easy interest free payment plan.
o Whitechapel Members receive an exclusive discount of 25% on Whitechapel Editions and 10% on Whitechapel Publications. Membership starts at £40 a year.
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