TOP CULTURAL & ART EXHIBITIONS IN LONDON

The Japanese House

Barbican
Until Jun 25
An exhibition examining the evolution of Japanese domestic architecture has opened at the Barbican. “The Japanese House: Architecture and Life after 1945” covers the period which followed World War II up until the present day. Read More!

Frans Mansereel: The City

ICA
Until Jul 02
‘The City’ a novel by Belgian artist Frans Masereel (1889 – 1972) is to be celebrated at an exhibition of the same name that will take place at the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA). Read More!

Hokusai: Beyond the Great Wave

British Museum
Until Aug 13
The later part of Katsushika Hokusai’s artistic career will be examined at “Hokusai: Beyond the Great Wave” an exhibition to be staged at the British Museum. Read More!

Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion

Victoria and Albert Museum
Until Aug 18
One hundred years ago, Cristóbal Balenciaga (1895 – 1972) opened his first fashion house in San Sebastian, Spain. An exhibition at the V&A is celebrating this centenary, and examining the continued influence left by Balenciaga on the fashions of today. Read More!

Ashley Bickerton: Ornamental Hysteria

Newport Street Gallery
Until Aug 20
Themes including nightmares, eroticism and ‘the end of the world’ are to be explored at Ashley Bickerton’s upcoming Newport Street gallery exhibition. Read More!
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ART GALLERIES

From Selfie to Self-Expressionism

Saatchi Gallery
Until Jul 23
The world’s first exhibition exploring the history of the selfie is to open at the Saatchi Gallery. ‘From Selfie to Self-Expressionism’ will examine the history of the selfie from the old masters to present day icons of the digital era.

Gilbert & George: Drinking Pieces & Video Sculpture 1972 – 73

Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac
Until Jul 29
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac has opened new premises in London. As part of its inaugural programme – “Gilbert & George: Drinking Pieces & Video Sculpture 1972 – 73” is now showing at Ely House in Dover Street.

“I Dream a World” Looking for Langston

Victoria Miro II
Until Jul 29
Director, Isaac Julien, is revisiting his 1989 film “Looking for Langston” at Victoria Miro in Hoxton. Exhibition: “I Dream a World” Looking for Langston, centres on the life of writer Langston Hughes (1902 – 1967) and his fellow black artists and writers.
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MAGAZINE

Royal Academy of Art Summer Exhibition 2017

If the annual Royal Academy of Art Summer Exhibition was a book, at nearly two and a half centuries old, you’d imagine it would be somewhat dusty and worn, discoloured, pretty furled around the edges, and, most definitely out of... Lire la suite!

Pink Floyd: Art Side of the Rooms

Whether you've ever been a Pink Floyd fan or not, chances are, with some of the most instantly recognisable CD covers on the planet – you could easily find you're more familiar with the band’s album artwork than their music.... Lire la suite!


JOIN OUR GUIDED TOURS

Join our guided tours in the Tate Modern and National Gallery! Every Friday evening and Sunday afternoon a passionate art historian will present one artist or artistic movement during a relaxed one hour tour.

featured events

Art Night Festival

Whitechapel Gallery, 01 July 2017 
Treat yourselves to a nocturnal dose of free contemporary art until the early hours at Whitechapel Gallery’s Art Night festival during July.

#Self Expression

Competition closes on 9th July 
Share your most self-expressive smartphone images this summer and bag yourself a solo exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery.

David Mach: Incoming

Griffin Gallery, 11 May – 7th July 
Head to the Griffin Gallery for a peek at David Mach’s new gargantuan installation. It features a jeep and 20-tonnes of newspaper cascading through the room like a wave.

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The Art Academy
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Art Monthly
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The Tate Britain
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