London art events

This is your guide to the London art events to watch out for in the coming months
Open House London participant St Pancras Renaissance Hotel

Open House London

Ok, admit it. We’ve all done it. Who amongst us hasn’t taken a cheeky peak into someone else’s house as we’ve walked past a row of residential building? The urge to look is almost irresistible, ...

Marina Abramović After Life

Marina Abramović After Life

The first large scale retrospective of her work to be staged in the UK, Marina Abramović After Life will showcase the artistic achievements of one of the towering figures of performance art. The exhib...

Frieze London

The daddy of all art fairs returns to Regents Park this October as Frieze London prepares to offer Londoners another bumper helping of contemporary art. Over 160 of the world’s most prestigious galler...

The front facade of the Queen's Gallery

Russia: Royalty & the Romanovs

From Peter the Great to Nicholas II, this new exhibition at the Queen’s Gallery in London, tells the story of the relationship between two of the great powers of European history. Through a variety of...

Pierre Bonnard The Colour of Memory

Pierre Bonnard – The Colour of Memory

This timely exhibition at the Tate Modern will enable a whole new generation of art lovers to fall under the spell of French master Pierre Bonnard. The artist is well known for his remarkable treatmen...

Sorolla Spanish Master of Light at the National Gallery

Sorolla – Spanish Master of Light

Often overlooked in favour of his countrymen, Picasso, Goya and Velázquez, this new exhibition at the National Gallery attempts to finally put Joaquín Sorolla y Bastida in the spotlight. It’s appropri...

Photo London

Photo London 2019

This article describes Photo London 2018. More information on Photo London 2019 will appear here shortly. A special exhibition by Edward Burtynsky, a Discovery section featuring a variety of new and e...

Frank Bowling Exhibition

Frank Bowling at Tate Britain

This new retrospective of the artist is the first major show to cover the many different phases of Bowling’s distinguished career. The exhibition is arranged chronologically beginning in the 1960’s wi...

Masterpiece London 2019

Masterpiece London is a world leading art fair which gives collectors an opportunity to view, examine and buy works of art, antiques and jewellery from over 160 international exhibitors in the beautif...

The front of the V&A

The London Design Festival 2019

The London Design Festival is a showcase that draws on and celebrates the immense creativity of the capital’s design community. The initiative is now in its 16th year and the festival continues to get...

Magdalena Abakanowicz Exhibition at Tate Modern

Magdalena Abakanowicz

Tate Modern’s forthcoming  Magdalena Abakanowicz exhibition will offer visitors a rare opportunity to get to know the work of this ground-breaking master. Widely regarded as one of Poland’s most ...

Andy Warhol Virtual Tour

Andy Warhol Virtual Tour

It might seem like a game of now you see him, now you don’t, but Andy Warhol’s Tate Modern exhibition is back again. The show, which represents the first large scale retrospective of the artist’...

Faces Of Frida Exhibition

Faces of Frida

Faces of Frida presents an exciting new vision of what an art exhibition could be. The largest undertaking yet from the Google Art & Culture project, the exhibition presents the most comprehensive...

London's Best Virtual Museum Tours

London’s Best Virtual Museum Tours

Who said you needed to get off the sofa to enjoy London’s best art and culture? Many of London’s cultural institutions provide virtual tours of their collections, so now you can get your cultural fix ...

Anglo-Saxon Kingdom at the British Library

The Anglo-Saxon Kingdom

The tag line for the British Library’s new exhibition, Anglo-Saxon Kingdom, says: “600 years. 180 spectacular treasures. A once-in-a-generation exhibition” and that nicely sums up what’s on offe...

Tania Bruguera – Tate Modern

Tate Modern recently announced that the Cuban artist Tania Bruguera had won the commission to present a work in the galleries massive Turbine Hall. No information about the new project has been reveal...

The Beguiling of Merlin by Edward Burne-Jones

Edward Burne-Jones Exhibition, Tate Britain

This forthcoming exhibition marks the first major London retrospective of the Victorian artist Edward Burne-Jones in nearly fifty years. Burne-Jones, often known as the last of the Pre-Raphaelites, is...

The front of the V&A

Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt at the V&A

A museum show entirely devoted to video games? Not being a gamer, I was initially turned off by the prospect, but having now seen the show myself, I can confidently give Design/Play/Disrupt a resoundi...

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