Curated by Rachel Lichtenstein and incorporating specially commissioned work by photographer Lola Flash, Keeping Pace celebrated the lives of older women in the East End through oral testimony, visual art and personal memorabilia. The resulting exhibition included contributions from an eighty-year-old Yiddish actress, a Christian philanthropist, a grandmother who lives on an alternative commune and a Bangladeshi political activist and social worker.

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In 2001 the Whitechapel Gallery celebrated its centenary with an exhibition and accompanying centennial catalogue. Artists showing in the exhibition included: Alfredo Jaar, Ian Breakwell, Susana Solano, Cathy de Monchaux, Boyd Webb, Rachel Lichtenstein and Alan Dein, Zarina Bhimji, Hamish Fulton and John Murphy.

The Whitechapel Open - In 1994 The Whitechapel Gallery commissioned Rachel Lichtenstein to create a public artwork as part of the Whitechapel Open exhibition. Her sculptural installation Ner Htamid (eternal lights) was displayed in the window of C.H.N. Katz, a string and paper bag shop in Brick Lane that had been operating from the same premises opposite the mosque for over fifty years.

Dependent on availability Rachel Lichtenstein occassionally takes on private commissions. In the past these have included bespoke pieces of artwork for private collections as well as large scale permanent public art works.
Commissions are always devised in close consultation with individual requirements. For more information please contact Rachel directly
Examples include:

Rubies & Rebels was an exhibition (and accompanying catalogue) of twenty Jewish female artists, curated by Monica Bohm-Duchen and Vera Grodzinski. The artworks included ranged widely: from work that addressed issues of identity in a direct and explicit manner to work where such references were more oblique; from work which was affirmative to work that adopted a more critical approach. Exhibiting artists included, amongst others: Judy Bermant, Lilian Lijn, Verdi Yahooda and Rachel Lichtenstein who exhibited a large scale artwork Kirsch Family, (made in Israel in 1996).