TOP CULTURAL & ART EXHIBITIONS IN LONDON

Paul Strand: Photography and Film for the 20th Century

Barbican Art Gallery
Until Jul 03
Paul Strand: Photography and Film for the 20th Century The American photographer Paul Strand (1890-1976) has had a lasting effect on how fine art and photography is practiced today. The Victoria and Albert Museum present Strand’s first major retrospective in the UK in 40 years. Read More!

Sicily: Culture and Conquest

British Museum
Until Aug 14
The British Museum presents the first UK exhibition to explore over 4000 years of history on the island of Sicily. This exhibition showcases the artistic and architectural achievements of the islands through objects from the British Museum’s collection as well as those loaned from Sicily and the rest of the world, many of which have come to the UK for the first time. Read More!

Dutch Flowers

National Gallery
Until Aug 29
The National Gallery explores the evolution of Dutch flower paintings over the course of two centuries with works by Jan Brueghel the Elder, Ambrosius Booschaert and Roelandt Savery. Read More!

Painting with Light: Art and Photography from the Pre-Raphaelites to the Modern Age

Tate Britain
Until Sep 25
Spanning over 70 years and bringing together nearly 200 works, Tate Britain explores the relationship between British painters and photographers. This exhibition illustrates how important painting and photography were to one another, as well as how they were at the heart of artistic achievements of the Victorian and Edwardian eras. Read More!

George Shaw: My Back to Nature

National Gallery
Until Oct 30
For the past two and a half years, George Shaw has been the National Gallery’s Rootstein Hopkins Associate artist. The position has allowed Shaw to work in the gallery’s studio, giving him unprecedented access to the gallery’s collection. His exhibition ‘My Back to Nature’ displays the results of Shaw’s time spent with the collection. Read More!
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ART GALLERIES

Exhibitionism: The Rolling Stones

Saatchi Gallery
Until Sep 4
The Saatchi Gallery presents the first exhibition dedicated to The Rolling Stones. Discover the 50-year history of the band through 500 original Stones’ artefacts alongside cinematic and interactive technologies.

Stanley Whitney: Radical Times

Lisson Gallery
Until Jul 2
The Lisson Gallery presents Stanley Whitney’s first solo exhibition in London. Over the last few months, the artist has created a series of oil paintings and gouache on paper responding to global events, music and literature.

George Baselitz: Wir fahren aus (we’re off)

White Cube Bermondsey
Until Jul 3
The White Cube Bermondsey presents new large-scale paintings, sculpture and works on paper by George Baselitz, and in doing so brings together two strands within the artist’s practice: portraiture and the process or ‘remixing’.
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MAGAZINE

What Remains…Anatomy of an Artist

A collective of leading choreographers and performers have put together an impressive and tightly packed programme of events for the sixth edition of London’s WHAT festival, entitled ‘What Remains…Anatomy of an Artist’. This event, which celebrates the links between choreography... Lire la suite!

JOE SWEENEY: ARCHAEOLOGIST-ARTIST-SALESMAN

Deborah Nash reveals how a young 21st century sculptor is the latest to make art from the take away, throw away society. Joe Sweeney’s recent solo show ‘Take Away’ at the Cob Gallery in Camden has as its source material... Lire la suite!


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featured events

Masterpiece

Royal Hospital Chelsea, June 30 – July 6 
Join tens of thousands of visitors for one of the top international cross-collecting fairs for art, antiques and design spanning over 5,000 years of art history. Examine museum-quality works from more than 150 leading galleries and dealers from all over the globe, and buy the best pieces available on the market from a wide variety of disciplines.

Udderbelly Festival

Southbank Centre, 7 April – 17 July 
Just as the weather begins to warm up, London’s Southbank will play host to a three month celebration of comedy, cabaret and theatre starting this April. So if you’re looking for a fun day out, head along to the Underbelly Festival – it’s easy to spot thanks to the giant inflatable cow – and enjoy a packed programme of quality entertainment.

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The Art Academy
The Art Academy offers two day weekend drawing courses which range from introductory courses to Masterclasses.
Art Monthly
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The Tate Britain
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TASCHEN Store London
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