White Cube: Bermondsey

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The largest of the White Cube gallery's London sites, providing more than 5440 m2 (58,000 sq ft) of interior space on a site of 1.7 acres (74,300 sq ft). The building dates from the 1970s and was primarily used as a warehouse before the current refurbishment.

White Cube Bermondsey was designed by Casper Mueller Kneer Architects who are based in London and Berlin. The building includes three principal exhibition spaces, substantial warehousing, private viewing rooms, an auditorium and a bookshop. The "South Galleries" provide the principal display area for White Cube's expanding programme of significant exhibitions. Three smaller galleries, collectively known as the "North Galleries", feature an innovative new programme of exhibitions. In addition, at the centre of the building, there is a gallery of 81m2 entitled "9 x 9 x 9". An auditorium will allow White Cube to present an education programme, artists’ films and lectures.

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White Cube: Bermondsey

Address
144 - 152 Bermondsey Street
London
SE1 3TQ
Telephone:
+44 20 7930 5373
Yelp Reviews

4.0 out of 5 based on 13 reviews

Top 5 reviews of White Cube: Bermondsey

4.0 out of 5 5 July 2016
by Richard V.

Nice art gallery in the Bermondsey area of London. I visited here with my lady friend on a drab and rainy Saturday. Welcome to London LOL. They have those big glass and metal doors out front that are heavy and hard to open. Lucky for us some chap was exiting as we were entering and held it for us. Cheerio mate!

Once inside it was clear to me the reason for the name. The walls are all painted...more

4.0 out of 5 13 June 2016
by Christoph N.

Very impressive private art gallery, famous for its finest selection of contemporary artists! I did come here for the exhibitions first, but I found myself even more impressed by the building itself. The huge glass doors, those pristine white walls, and THAT massive hall in the back...sitting on those benches and do nothing but watch Georg Baselitz's oil on canvas. Coming here has become a...more

4.0 out of 5 29 April 2016
by Henri R.

Around the corner from the busy London Bridge/Shard area, there is this little but some how large gallery showing new contemporary art.

It has free entry. It's large warehouse space is divided into several (but not too many) exhibition areas.

The staff watching over the exhibition areas are hard to spot because they are wearing normal black clothes, each are carrying a book that they read...more

4.0 out of 5 12 March 2016
by Daniel F.

Lovely almost futuristic space and design. It's something I haven't seen much of in terms of gallery space in London. Purely white and minimalistic. I love it for that.

In terms of exhibitions it can vary wildly and be random but keep a look out and you might catch a gem. Gets plus points for being on a cool street for food and coffee and near river at that for views.more

5.0 out of 5 6 July 2015
by Meike B.

The owners of the White Cube gallery have taken the "white cube" theory of hanging art on white walls literally. This is the third gallery of this name, after Hoxton Square (unfortunately closed) and Masons Yard in Mayfair. The sheer size of this converted warehouse is impressive in its own right, and I particularly love the 9x9x9 cubic space at its heart - a true white cube!

The artists...more

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