Theaster Gates

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Current exhibition

Memory Palace

11 July 2018 - 15 September 2018
White Cube Mason's Yard

Theaster Gates' practice includes sculpture, installation, performance and urban interventions that aim to bridge the gap between art and life. Gates works as an artist, curator, urbanist and facilitator and his projects attempt to instigate the creation of cultural communities by acting as catalysts for social engagement that leads to political and spatial change.

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Past Exhibitions

Tarry Skies and Psalms for Now

21 March 2017 - 20 May 2017
White Cube Hong Kong

Freedom of Assembly

29 April 2015 - 05 July 2015
White Cube Bermondsey

My Back, My Wheel and My Will

13 September 2013 - 02 November 2013
White Cube Hong Kong

My Back, My Wheel and My Will

03 September 2013 - 02 November 2013
White Cube São Paulo

My Labor Is My Protest

07 September 2012 - 11 November 2012
White Cube Bermondsey

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Tarry Skies and Psalms for Now

In this film Theaster Gates discusses his exhibition 'Tarry Skies and Psalms for Now' at White Cube Hong Kong.

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My Labor Is My Protest

In this film, Theaster Gates discusses his work with Tim Marlow focusing, in particular, on his exhibition My Labor is my Protest at White Cube Bermondsey.

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Black Madonna

In this film, Theaster Gates discusses his exhibition Black Madonna at Kunstmuseum Basel, Sprengel Museum, Hannover and Haus der Kunst, Munich.

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Freedom of Assembly

In this film, Theaster Gates discusses his exhibition Freedom of Assembly at White Cube Bermondsey.

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Artes Mundi 6

In this film, Theaster Gates discusses his presentation for the Artes Mundi 6 art prize at the National Museum of Wales, Cardiff.

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My Back, My Wheel and My Will

In this film, Theaster Gates discusses the production of his work in the exhibition My Back, My Wheel and My Will on display at both White Cube Hong Kong and White Cube São Paolo.

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On Stony Island Arts Bank

In this film Theaster Gates discusses his plans for a now derelict bank on the South Side of Chicago.

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My Labor is My Protest

In this film, Theaster Gates explores the genesis of his first exhibition in London, My Labor is My Protest.

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On Black Foundations

Theaster Gates discusses how his interactive installation On Black Foundations poses a question about the “nature of race and class in the United States”.

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In this interview with Tim Marlow, Theaster Gates discusses his wide-reaching practice which focuses on “acts of transformation”.

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Theaster Gates at São Paulo Museum of Art, Brazil

29 June 2018 – 21 October 2018
São Paulo Museum of Art, Brazil

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Theaster Gates ‘Black Madonna’

9 June 2018 – 25 August 2019
Various Locations

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