This page lists art exhibitions on view in London. The list is organised according to the end date of the exhibitions, with those about to close listed first. Modeconnect also lists London fashion exhibitions and art and fashion exhibitions on show for free in London. If you have missed “Horst: Photographer of Style”, “Malevich” or “Hello My Name is Paul Smith”, you may be interested in reading our reviews.

This page was last updated on the 28-1-2015.


 

PENELOPE UMBRICO – Sun/Screen

at the Photographers’ gallery

“Sun/Screen is a new project by award-winning New York based artist Penelope Umbrico, which continues her exploration of the ever-increasing production and consumption of photographic images online.  Using an iPhone, she re-photographed a range of found images of the sun from her computer screen, resulting in a hypnotic sequence of ‘moiré’ patterns – a consequence of different digital images de-generating as they merge with one another. “ – Quoted from the Photographers’ gallery’s website.

On show at the Photographers’ gallery, 16 – 18 Ramillies St, London W1F 7LW, until January 28, 2015, Mon – Sat 10.00 – 18.00, Thu 10.00 – 20.00, Sun 11.30 – 18.00. Standard entry fee: Free. Check details on the Photographers’ gallerys website.

 


 

Robert FILLIOU:“Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense”

at the Richard Saltoun Gallery

“What happens when a radical French fluxus artist goes solo to London for the first time? Undoubtedly, he claims to infiltrate Her Majesty’s court and set the ravens free.“ – Quoted from the Richard Saltoun Gallery’s website.

On show at the Richard Saltoun Gallery, 111 Great Titchfield Street, London W1W 6RY, until January 30, 2015, Mon – Fri, 10am – 6pm. Sat 18 Oct 10am – 6pm. Standard entry fee: Free. Check details on the Richard Saltoun Gallerys website.

 


 

HOWARD HODGKIN – INDIAN WAVES

at the Gagosian Gallery – Davies Street

“Indian Waves by Howard Hodgkin, some thirty gouaches inspired by India and hand-painted by Hodgkin in England between 1990 and 1991. These strongly evocative impressions of the exotic horizon so beloved by Hodgkin were forgotten for more than twenty years. Brought to light recently, their emotional immediacy and bright vigour is undiminished by time.“ – Quoted from the Gagosian Gallery – Davies Street’s website.

On show at the Gagosian Gallery – Davies Street, 17-19 Davies Street, London W1K 3DE, until January 31, 2015, Tue–Sat 10-6. Standard entry fee: Free. Check details on the Gagosian Gallery – Davies Streets website.

 



 

The Enchanted Page – an Exhibition of Children’s Illustration

at the London Print Studio

“Curated and designed by award winning children’s book illustrator Frann Preston-Gannon and John Phillips at londonprintstudio, the show is inspired by beautiful illustrations from 15 younger generation artists. The show features work by leading children’s book illustrators […]. The exhibition is suitable for all children up to the age of 11, and for anyone interested in contemporary illustration.“ – Quoted from the London Print Studio’s website.

On show at the London Print Studio, 425 Harrow Road,, London W10 4RE, until January 31, 2015, 10:30 am – 5:30 pm , Tue – Sat, 6 pm to 9 pm Wed. Standard entry fee: Free. Check details on the London Print Studios website.

 


 

Disobedient Objects

at the V&A

“From a Suffragette tea service to protest robots, this exhibition is the first to examine the powerful role of objects in movements for social change. It demonstrates how political activism drives a wealth of design ingenuity and collective creativity that defy standard definitions of art and design“ – Quoted from the V&A’s website.

On show at the V&A, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL, until February 1, 2015, Daily 10.00 – 17.30. Standard entry fee: Free. Check details on the V&As website.

 


 

Monet: The Water Garden at Giverny

at the National Gallery

“In 1918, the day after the Armistice was signed, Monet promised a group of paintings to the French nation as a ‘monument to peace’. Known as the ‘Water-Lilies’, they continue to captivate visitors almost a century later. This display highlights the National Gallery’s exceptional holdings of Monet’s Giverny pictures, shown together for the first time in 17 years.“ – Quoted from the National Gallery’s website.

On show at the National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DN, until February 1, 2015, 10am – 6pm daily, Fridays 10am – 9pm. Standard entry fee: Free. Check details on the National Gallerys website.

 


 

Adventures of the Black Square: Abstract Art and Society 1915 – 2015

at the Whitechapel Gallery

“Bringing together over 100 works by 80 modern masters and contemporary artists including Carl Andre, Dan Flavin, Piet Mondrian, Gabriel Orozco and Aleksander Rodchenko, the exhibition will trace a century of Abstract art from 1915 to today, shedding new light on the evolution of geometric abstraction.“ – Quoted from the Whitechapel Gallery’s website.

On show at the Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High St,, London E1 7QX, until February 6, 2015, Tue-Sun 11am-6pm, till 9pm Thu. Standard entry fee: Free. Check details on the Whitechapel Gallerys website.

 


 

Alibis: Sigmar Polke 1963–2010

at the Tate Modern

“Sigmar Polke was one of the most insatiably experimental artists of the twentieth century. This retrospective is the first to bring together the unusually broad range of media he worked with during his five-decade career – not only painting, drawing, photography, film and sculpture, but also notebooks, slide projections and photocopies.“ – Quoted from the Tate Modern’s website.

On show at the Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG, until February 8, 2015, 10.00 – 18.00, Sunday – Thursday, 10.00 – 22.00, Friday – Saturday. Standard entry fee: £14.50. Check details on the Tate Moderns website.

 


 

Walead Beshty: A Partial Disassembling of an Invention Without a Future

at the Barbican

“London-born, Los Angeles-based artist Walead Beshty transform the Curve by covering the wall of the gallery from floor to ceiling with more than 12,000 cyanotype prints. Each cyanotype (a photographic print with a cyan-blue tint) is produced using an object from the artist’s studio, which is placed on a porous surface (such as discarded paper or cardboard) that has been coated with UV-sensitive material. After being exposed to sunlight, the object’s silhouette appears against a cyan-blue background.“ – Quoted from the Barbican’s website.

On show at the Barbican, Silk St, London EC2Y 8DS, until February 8, 2015, daily 10am – 6pm, Thu – Fri 10am – 9pm. Standard entry fee: Free. Check details on the Barbicans website.

 


 

Charles Stewart – Black and White Gothic

at the Royal Academy

“Unsettling, otherworldly and murderous scenarios are dramatically played out in Charles Stewart’s deceptively simple book illustrations, striking examples of the neglected British tradition of black and white book art.“ – Quoted from the Royal Academy’s website.

On show at the Royal Academy, Burlington House, Piccadilly,, London W1J 0BD, until February 14, 2015, daily 10am – 6pm, Fridays 10am – 10pm. Standard entry fee: £3.00. Check details on the Royal Academys website.

 


 

Maggi Hambling: Walls of Water

at the National Gallery

“The National Gallery celebrates the return of Maggi Hambling, its first Artist in Residence. One of Britain’s most significant and controversial painters and sculptors, Maggi Hambling, exhibits a new series of dramatic paintings, which have never been seen in public before.“ – Quoted from the National Gallery’s website.

On show at the National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DN, until February 15, 2015, 10am – 6pm daily, Fridays 10am – 9pm. Standard entry fee: Free. Check details on the National Gallerys website.

 


 

Chromosome Damage

at the Drawing Room

“An exhibition of 30 drawings by Daniel Guzmán, his first solo exhibition in a public gallery in the UK. Guzmán’s oeuvre is steeped in the context of Mexican and pre-Hispanic imagery. This new series reference the imagery and iconography of Aztec deities, goddesses and earth mothers.“ – Quoted from the Drawing Room’s website.

On show at the Drawing Room, Tannery Arts, 12 Rich Estate, Crimscott Street, London SE1 5TE, until February 21, 2015, Tues to Fri 11am–6pm, Sat 12–6pm. Standard entry fee: Free. Check details on the Drawing Rooms website.

 


 

Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2014

at the National Portrait Gallery

“Portraits by some of the most exciting contemporary photographers from around the world.“ – Quoted from the National Portrait Gallery’s website.

On show at the National Portrait Gallery, St Martin’s Place,  London WC2H 0HE, until February 22, 2015, Daily 10:00 – 18:00, till 21:00 Thu & Fri. Standard entry fee: Free. Check details on the National Portrait Gallerys website.

 


 

Sculptors Papers from the Henry Moore Institute Archive

at the Whitechapel Gallery

“Why do public art commissions spark such controversy? The stories behind radical proposals for public sculptures in London – some realised, others thwarted – are drawn from the Henry Moore Institute’s rich collection of sculptors’ papers.“ – Quoted from the Whitechapel Gallery’s website.

On show at the Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High St,, London E1 7QX, until February 22, 2015, Tue-Sun 11am-6pm, till 9pm Thu. Standard entry fee: Free. Check details on the Whitechapel Gallerys website.

 


 

POST POP: EAST MEETS WEST

at the Saatchi Gallery

“The exhibition brings together 256 works by 112 artists from China, the Former Soviet Union, the UK and the USA in a comprehensive survey celebrating Pop Art’s legacy. Post Pop: East Meets West examines why of all the twentieth century’s art movements, Pop Art has had such a powerful influence over artists from world regions that have had very different and sometimes opposing ideologies. “ – Quoted from the Saatchi Gallery’s website.

On show at the Saatchi Gallery, Duke Of York’s HQ, King’s Rd,, London SW3 4RY, until February 23, 2015, 10am-6pm daily. Standard entry fee: Free. Check details on the Saatchi Gallerys website.

 


 

Kirk Palmer – Remembering Absence

at the Daiwa Foundation Japan House

“Kirk Palmer’s work explores the existential nature of human relationships with the world through an exploration of the temporal landscape and sense of place using still and moving images.“ – Quoted from the Daiwa Foundation Japan House’s website.

On show at the Daiwa Foundation Japan House, 13/14 Cornwall Terrace (Outer Circle), London NW1 4QP, until February 26, 2015, Mon to Frid, 9.30am to 5.00pm. Standard entry fee: Free. Check details on the Daiwa Foundation Japan Houses website.

 


 

SHOWcabinet: Anj Smith

at the SHOWcabinet @ ShowStudio

“Anj Smith’s paintings do not succumb to easy categorisation. A single golden hair painted minutely, is as likely to appear as a rock face hacked from crude impasto slabs. While the composite elements in her works are not inherently magical or fantastical in themselves, when piled together in sheer layers of paint, they acquire a mystic quality as though extracted from hallucination, intoxication or psychosis“ – Quoted from the SHOWcabinet @ ShowStudio’s website.

On show at the SHOWcabinet @ ShowStudio, 19 Motcomb Street, Belgravia, SW1X 8LB, until February 27, 2015, Mon-Fri, 11:00 – 18:00. Standard entry fee: Free. Check details on the SHOWcabinet @ ShowStudios website.

 


 

BOLT

at the Gallery for Russian Arts and Design – GRAD

“Rarely seen original designs, photographs and costumes from Dmitri Shostakovich’s 1931 ballet ‘The Bolt’ are on display together for the first time in this colourful exhibition. Curated by Elena Sudakova, Alexandra Chiriac and Elena Grushvitskaya, the exhibition is organised in collaboration with the St Petersburg State Museum of Theatre and Music.“ – Quoted from the Gallery for Russian Arts and Design – GRAD’s website.

On show at the Gallery for Russian Arts and Design – GRAD, 3-4a Little Portland Street, London W1W 7JB, until February 28, 2015, Tue – Fri 11am – 7pm. Sat – Sun 11am – 5pm. Standard entry fee: £5.00. Check details on the Gallery for Russian Arts and Design – GRADs website.

 


 

RICHARD SERRA – Four large-scale steel sculptures

at the Gagosian Gallery – Britannia Street

“The Gagosian Gallery on Britannia Street will exhibit four large-scale steel sculptures: Backdoor Pipeline (2010), Ramble (2014), Dead Load (2014), London Cross (2014). The Gagosian Gallery on Davies Street will exhibit a 5-meter long work on paper, Double Rift #2 (2011).“ – Quoted from the Gagosian Gallery – Britannia Street’s website.

On show at the Gagosian Gallery – Britannia Street, 6-24 Britannia Street, London WC1X 9JD, until February 28, 2015, Tue–Sat 10-6. Standard entry fee: Free. Check details on the Gagosian Gallery – Britannia Streets website.

 


 

Rashid Johnson – Smile

at the Hauser Wirth

“Hauser & Wirth is pleased to present an exhibition of new paintings and sculptures by Rashid Johnson. This will be Johnson’s first solo show with the gallery in London and introduces several new bodies of work.“ – Quoted from the Hauser Wirth’s website.

On show at the Hauser Wirth, 23 Savile Row, London W1S 2ET, until March 7, 2015, Tue – Sat, 10 am – 6 pm. Standard entry fee: Free. Check details on the Hauser Wirths website.

 


 

From the Forest to the Sea: Emily Carr in British Columbia

at the Dulwich Picture Gallery

“The first UK exhibition dedicated to Emily Carr – one of Canada’s most beloved and esteemed artists, virtually unknown outside Canada. The exhibition will trace a dramatic trajectory from darkness to light. Visitors will first encounter Carr’s brooding, often claustrophobic forest scenes and the show will culminate in a display of Carr’s later euphoric sky paintings, rhythmic light-filled beach scenes and clear-cut landscapes.“ – Quoted from the Dulwich Picture Gallery’s website.

On show at the Dulwich Picture Gallery, Gallery Road, London SE21 7AD, until March 8, 2015, ues – Fri, 10am – 5pm, Sat – Sun, 11am – 5pm. Standard entry fee: £6.00. Check details on the Dulwich Picture Gallerys website.

 


 

Bart Lodewijks – White Li(n)es

at the Whitechapel Gallery

“Armed with chalk and a spirit level, Dutch artist Bart Lodewijks (b. 1972) draws abstract white lines on everything from residential buildings in quiet suburbs to street surfaces in bustling city centres.“ – Quoted from the Whitechapel Gallery’s website.

On show at the Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High St,, London E1 7QX, until March 8, 2015, Tue-Sun 11am-6pm, till 9pm Thu. Standard entry fee: Free. Check details on the Whitechapel Gallerys website.

 

Fiona Banner selects from the V-A-C Collection – Stamp Out Photographie

at the Whitechapel Gallery

“Renowned for exploring the visual possibilities of language, British artist Fiona Banner (b.1966) chooses works of art from the V-A-C collection, Moscow, as part of the Whitechapel Gallery’s programme opening up rarely seen collections from around the world. The display explores the blurred lines between language, photography and painting.“ – Quoted from the Whitechapel Gallery’s website.

On show at the Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High St,, London E1 7QX, until March 8, 2015, Tue-Sun 11am-6pm, till 9pm Thu. Standard entry fee: Free. Check details on the Whitechapel Gallerys website.

 


 

A Bear Called Paddington

at the Museum of London

“As the much-loved, well-mannered bear gets set for his big-screen debut in the new film PADDINGTON, we celebrate the small stowaway from Darkest Peru and his London adventures, with a small exhibition of objects charting his journey from page to screen. – See more at: http://www.museumoflondon.org.uk/london-wall/whats-on/exhibitions-displays/bear-called-paddington/#sthash.FIEpCUqU.dpuf“ – Quoted from the Museum of London’s website.

On show at the Museum of London, 150 London Wall,, London EC2Y 5HN, until March 8, 2015, 10am – 6pm daily. Standard entry fee: Free. Check details on the Museum of Londons website.

 


 

Virginia Overton

at the White Cube Mason’s Yard

“For this exhibition Overton has worked with the gallery space, creating new, site-responsive works using locally sourced, recycled materials that continue her playful use and investigation of different materials.“ – Quoted from the White Cube Mason’s Yard’s website.

On show at the White Cube Mason’s Yard, 25 – 26 Mason’s Yard, London SW1Y 6BU, until March 14, 2015, Tue – Sat 10am – 6pm. Standard entry fee: Free. Check details on the White Cube Mason’s Yards website.

 


 

Grayson Perry: Who Are You?

at the National Portrait Gallery

“Turner Prize-winning artist Grayson Perry turns his attention to portraiture and British identity for this display of new works, including a self-portrait and a tapestry, made during his Channel 4 series Who Are You?“ – Quoted from the National Portrait Gallery’s website.

On show at the National Portrait Gallery, Room 32, St Martin’s Place, London, WC2H 0HE, until March 15, 2015, 10:00-18:00 daily, 10:00-21:00 Thursdays. Standard entry fee: Free. Check details on the National Portrait Gallerys website.

 


 

Conflict, Time, Photography

at the Tate Modern

“Timed specifically to coincide with the centenary of the First World War, this exhibition concerns the relationship between photography and sites of conflict over time, highlighting the fact that time itself is a fundamental aspect of the photographic medium.“ – Quoted from the Tate Modern’s website.

On show at the Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG, until March 15, 2015, 10.00 – 18.00, Sunday – Thursday, 10.00 – 22.00, Friday – Saturday. Standard entry fee: £13.10. Check details on the Tate Moderns website.

 


 

Marlow Moss

at the Tate Britain

“This display presents a group of works by Marlow Moss, an artist once overlooked but now regarded as one of Britain’s most important constructivist artists. Drawn from collections in the UK and Europe, the paintings, reliefs and sculptures are primarily concerned with an interrogation of space, movement and light.“ – Quoted from the Tate Britain’s website.

On show at the Tate Britain, Millbank,, London SW1P 4RG, until March 22, 2015, 10.00 – 18.00 daily. Standard entry fee: Free. Check details on the Tate Britains website.

 


 

Sarah Sze

at the Victoria Miro – Mayfair & Wharf Road · Gallery I and II

“In the Wharf Road galleries the exhibition will comprise of three installations – one on each floor – that the artist has conceived as a series of different experiments that explore the construction and measurement of space, mass, time, and volume through the use of materials.  Each one turns the viewer’s sense of scale, gravity, and information on its head. […] For the Mayfair gallery Sze has created a field of small sculptures especially for the space, each acts as a discrete model serving as their own temporary site marking a precisely composed moment.“ – Quoted from the Victoria Miro – Mayfair & Wharf Road · Gallery I and II’s website.

On show at the Victoria Miro – Mayfair & Wharf Road · Gallery I and II, 14 St George Street, London W1S IFE, until March 28, 2015, Tue – Sat 10am – 6pm . Standard entry fee: Free. Check details on the Victoria Miro – Mayfair & Wharf Road · Gallery I and IIs website.

 


 

UNSEEN: THE GILBERT AND ILDIKO BUTLER DRAWINGS GALLERY

at the Courtaul Gallery

“Numbering some 7,000 works and featuring artists such as Dürer, Michelangelo and Rembrandt, The Courtauld’s collection of drawings is one of the most important in the United Kingdom. The Gilbert and Ildiko Butler Drawings Gallery provides a dedicated space at the heart of the Gallery to transform public awareness and enjoyment of this collection.“ – Quoted from the Courtaul Gallery’s website.

On show at the Courtaul Gallery, Somerset House, Strand, London, WC2R 0RN, until March 29, 2015, Daily 10am – 6pm. Standard entry fee: £8.50. Check details on the Courtaul Gallerys website.

 


 

João Maria Gusmão + Pedro Paiva – Papagaio

at the Camden Art Centre

“Portuguese artists João Maria Gusmão and Pedro Paiva present a magical, immersive film installation for their first major show in London. The kaleidoscopic world created by 27 16mm films and two camera obscura installations takes viewers on an imaginative journey into science, philosophy and religion.“ – Quoted from the Camden Art Centre’s website.

On show at the Camden Art Centre, Arkwright Road, London NW3 6DG, until March 29, 2015, Tue – Sun 10.00 am – 6.00 pm, Wed 10.00 am – 9.00 pm. Standard entry fee: Free. Check details on the Camden Art Centres website.

 


 

Ruth Ewan – Back to the Fields

at the Camden Art Centre

“Ruth Ewan brings to life the French Republican Calendar in a new work made for Camden Arts Centre’s Gallery 3. In use from 1793 until 1805, the calendar temporarily redefined and rationalised the Gregorian Calendar, stripping it of all religious references in post-revolutionary France. Months and weeks were restructured and seasons and days renamed in collaboration with artists, poets and horticulturalists to reflect the seasonality of nature and agriculture.“ – Quoted from the Camden Art Centre’s website.

On show at the Camden Art Centre, Arkwright Road, London NW3 6DG, until March 29, 2015, Tue – Sun 10.00 am – 6.00 pm, Wed 10.00 am – 9.00 pm. Standard entry fee: Free. Check details on the Camden Art Centres website.

 


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Renato Guttuso – Painter of Modern Life

at the Estorick Collection of Modern
Italian Art

“”Renato Guttuso (1911-1987) is one of Italy’s most widely respected modern painters. Toward the end of the 1930s, his characteristic brand of expressionist realism vividly conveyed the angst of a generation that wanted its art to reflect the urgency of contemporary life.“ – Quoted from the Estorick Collection of Modern
Italian Art’s website.

On show at the Estorick Collection of Modern
Italian Art
, 39a Canonbury Square, London N1 2AN, until April 4, 2015, Wed – Sat, 11.00 – 18.00, Sun 12.00 – 17.00. Standard entry fee: £5.00. Check details on the Estorick Collection of Modern
Italian Arts website.

 



 

Isabelle Cornaro – Paysage avec Poussin

at the South London Gallery

“The South London Gallery and Spike Island, Bristol, present a two-part solo exhibition by French artist Isabelle Cornaro. The SLG hosts an existing large-scale installation while the presentation at Spike Island focuses on new and recent work.“ – Quoted from the South London Gallery’s website.

On show at the South London Gallery, 65-67 Peckham Road, London SE5 8UH, until April 5, 2015, Tue-Sun 11am-6pm, till 9pm Wed. Standard entry fee: Free. Check details on the South London Gallerys website.

 


 

Richard Tuttle: I Don’t Know . The Weave of Textile Language

at the Tate Modern

“Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall […] vast space welcomes the largest work ever created by renowned American sculptor Richard Tuttle (born 1941). Entitled ‘I Don’t Know . The Weave of Textile Language’, this newly commissioned sculpture combines vast swathes of fabrics designed by the artist from both man-made and natural fibres in three bold and brilliant colours.“ – Quoted from the Tate Modern’s website.

On show at the Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG, until April 6, 2015, 10.00 – 18.00, Sunday – Thursday, 10.00 – 22.00, Friday – Saturday. Standard entry fee: Free. Check details on the Tate Moderns website.

 


 

Rubens and His Legacy: Van Dyck to Cézanne

at the Royal Academy

“Rubens and His Legacy brings together masterpieces produced during his lifetime, as well as major works by great artists who were influenced by him in the generations that followed. We see the influence of Rubens in the prints of Picasso and Rembrandt, in the portraiture of Van Dyck, in the hunting scenes and devotional works of Delacroix, and in the landscapes of Constable and Gainsborough. It is a far reaching and remarkable legacy.“ – Quoted from the Royal Academy’s website.

On show at the Royal Academy, Burlington House, Piccadilly,, London W1J 0BD, until April 10, 2015, daily 10am – 6pm, Fridays 10am – 10pm. Standard entry fee: 15. Check details on the Royal Academys website.

 


 

Sherlock Holmes: The Man Who Never Lived And Will Never Die

at the Museum of London

“Asking searching questions such as who is Sherlock Holmes, and why does he still conjure up such enduring fascination, this major exhibition – London’s first on the detective since 1951 – will explore how Sherlock Holmes has transcended literature onto stage and screen and continues to attract huge audiences to this day. – See more at: http://www.museumoflondon.org.uk/london-wall/whats-on/exhibitions-displays/sherlock-holmes/#sthash.K366NWom.dpuf“ – Quoted from the Museum of London’s website.

On show at the Museum of London, 150 London Wall, London EC2Y 5HN, until April 12, 2015, 10am – 6pm daily. Standard entry fee: Free. Check details on the Museum of Londons website.

 


 

Peder Balke

at the National Gallery

“Peder Balke is among the most pioneering painters of 19th-century Scandinavia but despite the beauty and expressiveness of his seascapes, few today will recognise his name.“ – Quoted from the National Gallery’s website.

On show at the National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DN, until April 12, 2015, 10am – 6pm daily, Fridays 10am – 9pm. Standard entry fee: Free. Check details on the National Gallerys website.

 


 

Christian Marclay

at the White Cube Bermondsey

“Continuing Marclay’s long-standing interest in the relationship between image and sound, the exhibition is comprised of a series of works on canvas and paper that feature onomatopoeia taken from comic books. Unlike earlier instances of sound mimesis in his work, these focus solely on the wet sounds suggestive of the action of painting. Combining cartoon-strip imagery and the dripping, pouring and splashing noises associated with gestural abstraction, the works ironically bridge a gap between art movements as distinct as Abstract Expressionism and Pop Art. “ – Quoted from the White Cube Bermondsey’s website.

On show at the White Cube Bermondsey, 144 – 152 Bermondsey Street, London SE1 3TQ, until April 12, 2015, Tue – Sat 10am – 6pm, Sun 12pm – 6pm. Standard entry fee: Free. Check details on the White Cube Bermondseys website.

 


 

Mick Rooney RA – First Thoughts – Finished Works

at the Royal Academy

“This exhibition is the first in a new series celebrating the work of our Royal Academicians. Mick Rooney RA describes the selection as ‘the snippets that come out of the everyday’.“ – Quoted from the Royal Academy’s website.

On show at the Royal Academy, Burlington House, Piccadilly,, London W1J 0BD, until April 23, 2015, daily 10am – 6pm, Fridays 10am – 10pm. Standard entry fee: Free. Check details on the Royal Academys website.

 


 

120 Years of Tower Bridge (1894-2014)

at the Guild Hall Art Gallery

“An exhibition full of the many different ways artists have pictured London’smost iconic bridge in its 120 year history. The show includes paintings from the Gallery’s permanent collection, contemporary interpretations and a fascinating array of ephemera and archive material.“ – Quoted from the Guild Hall Art Gallery’s website.

On show at the Guild Hall Art Gallery, Guildhall Yard (off Gresham Street), London EC2V 5AE, until April 26, 2015, Mon – Sat, 10am – 5pm, Sun 12 noon – 4pm. Standard entry fee: Free. Check details on the Guild Hall Art Gallerys website.

 


 

David Batchelor – Monochrome Archive, 1997-2015

at the Whitechapel Gallery

“For nearly 20 years British artist David Batchelor (b. 1955) has been photographing his series of Found Monochromes – white rectangles and squares encountered on walks through cities from London to São Paulo. While he started looking at how abstraction is embedded in the urban fabric, the series has grown into a far more personal project: a psychogeographical map of each city he visits. He says: “I often feel that abstract art is the art of the city and that the monochrome is its exemplary form”.“ – Quoted from the Whitechapel Gallery’s website.

On show at the Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High St,, London E1 7QX, until May 3, 2015, Tue-Sun 11am-6pm, till 9pm Thu. Standard entry fee: Free. Check details on the Whitechapel Gallerys website.

 



 

T H E U N S E E N Emporium

at the Somerset House

“Material exploration house T H E U N S E E N, a collective of alchemists, cutters, coders and anatomists, open the doors to their magical world which focuses on science fused with design.  Within the Emporium visitors are fully immersed in material science and surrounded by iconic British designed products that have been treated with UNSEEN technology. “ – Quoted from the Somerset House’s website.

On show at the Somerset House, Strand,, London WC2R 1LA, until May 5, 2015, 10.00 – 18.00 daily. Standard entry fee: Free. Check details on the Somerset Houses website.

 


 

Snowdon: A Life in View

at the National Portrait Gallery

“Antony Armstrong Jones was an apprentice to society photographer Baron before opening his first studio, in 1952. He first established his reputation with theatre photography, encouraged by his uncle, the stage designer and artist Oliver Messel. Subsequently the official Royal photographer, after his marriage to HRH Princess Margaret in 1960 he was created Earl of Snowdon.“ – Quoted from the National Portrait Gallery’s website.

On show at the National Portrait Gallery, Rooms 37 and 37a, St Martin’s Place, London, WC2H 0HE, until June 21, 2015, 10:00-18:00 daily, 10:00-21:00 Thursdays. Standard entry fee: Free. Check details on the National Portrait Gallerys website.


 


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