Latest Reviews of Exhibtions in London

Christina Mackie: Tate Britain Commission 2015

Christina Mackie has recently unveiled a three-part installation of creative works – in the Duveen Galleries – in the centre of Tate Britain. The display – highly anticipated by art enthusiasts – was inspired by her deep-rooted interest in pigments... Read More!

Ben Uri - Out of Chaos

Out of Chaos marks the centenary of Ben Uri, the oldest Jewish cultural organisation in the UK. Founded in 1915 by Russian Jewish émigré Lazar Berson in London’s East end, the initial aim of Ben Uri was to celebrate and... Read More!

Agnes Martin

If Agnes Martin were alive today she would not appreciate the column inches of art critique expended on her retrospective at Tate Modern, nor the 256-page catalogue that accompanies it. In 1980, when the director of Whitney Museum of American... Read More!

Barbara Hepworth: Sculpture for a Modern World

The current Barbara Hepworth retrospective at Tate Britain, the first in London for almost 50 years, situates Hepworth’s practice firmly within the international modern art movement. Over 100 of her works – including prints, drawings, textiles and collages, in addition... Read More!

Shirley Baker: Women, Children and Loitering Men

When slum clearance projects in northern England resumed after the Second World War, Shirley Baker began photographing the communities affected. Shirley Baker: Women, Children and Loitering Men at the Photographer’s Gallery is the result. Documentary photographer Shirley Baker had a... Read More!

Joseph Cornell: Wanderlust

The exhibition of Joseph Cornell’s boxes, valises, vitrines, cosmetic chest, and cabinets at the Royal Academy contain arrangements of a lifetime’s collecting of found objects and paper ephemera that suddenly have their moment in the staged world of the box.... Read More!

Victorian London in Photographs

Victorian Britain saw huge constructional changes alter the fabric of London. Advances in photography enabled photographers to record effects of these significant changes, some of which can be viewed at London Metropolitan Archives. Britain was a mass of rural villages... Read More!

Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon

Graceful. Classic. Elfish. Iconic. These are just a few of the words that spring to mind when walking round the National Portrait Gallery’s exhibition, Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon, a portraiture exploration of the actress’s life and work, from... Read More!

Duane Hanson

This summer, the Serpentine Sackler Gallery is giving Madame Tussauds a run for their money, with its exhibition Duane Hanson, showcasing a number of the artist’s key sculptures of working-class Americans. In his early career, Hanson created life-sized tableaux of... Read More!

Soldiers and Suffragettes

The Museum of London Docklands’ current exhibition is dedicated to the work of Christina Broom. See London through the eyes of the UK’s first female press photographer and her never-before-seen images of Edwardian London. East India Docks is home to... Read More!
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