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Whitechapel Gallery

Exhibition Detail
Art Plus Opera
77-82 Whitechapel High Street
London E1 7QX
United Kingdom


March 15th, 2012 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
 
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EVENT TYPE:  
Performance
WEBSITE:  
http://www.whitechapelgallery.org
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
whitechapel
EMAIL:  
info@whitechapelgallery.org
PHONE:  
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OPEN HOURS:  
Tuesday - Sunday 11am - 6pm/ Thursday 11am-9pm/ Mon closed
TAGS:  
performance, Opera
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Whitechapel Gallery Director Iwona Blazwick OBE with Member of Swarovski¹s Executive Board Nadja Swarovski, and Art Plus Chair Mollie Dent-Brocklehurst invite you to support an exceptional evening of art, opera and live performance.

The Gallery is transported into the style and spirit of the 1920s, featuring performances by the Royal Opera Chorus and an auction of works by major contemporary artists led by Sotheby¹s.

With oyster bar, fizz and vintage cocktails, Italian menu by Angela Hartnett with Smart Hospitality, followed by DJs and dancing into the night.

Raising funds for the Whitechapel Gallery¹s Education Programme working with thousands of children and diverse community groups.

Dress: 1920s Glamour

The Art Plus Auction will be run by Sotheby’s Oliver Barker, including artworks by: Darren Almond, Vija Celmins, Jake and Dinos Chapman, Martin Creed, Mona Hatoum, Alan Kane, Cristina Iglesias, Gabriel Kuri, Gabriel Orozco, Simon Starling and Franz West.

Art Plus is a unique event, which explores the dynamic fusion of the visual arts with other mediums including drama, dance, film or music - culminating each year in a one-night only, unforgettable party and performance event; a celebration of creativity.

Click here for a video of last year's event


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