London art events

This is your guide to the London art events to watch out for in the coming months
Among The Trees

Among The Trees

Bringing together a disparate collection of artists, periods, styles and disciplines, Among The Trees sets out to explore our relationship with one of the natural world’s most ubiquitous elements. Wit...

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’...

Artemisia Exhibition

Artemisia Exhibition

The National Gallery’s fascinating new Artemisia exhibition will showcase the work of the ground-breaking Italian artist during a period when major female artists were few and far between. The first m...

Bruce Nauman Exhibition at Tate Modern

Bruce Nauman Exhibition

Multi-disciplinary American artist Bruce Nauman is the subject of a major new show at Tate Modern this autumn. The first large scale exhibition of his work in over 20 years, the event will showcase a ...

Damien Hirst Exhibition End of a century

Damien Hirst Exhibition – End of a Century

Charting his progression from eager student to leading artist, the Newport Street Gallery’s End of A Century will explore the formative years of one of the UK’s favourite sons, Damien Hurst. Featuring...

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 ...

Tantra - Enlightenment to Revolution

Tantra – Enlightenment to Revolution

Not as naughty as it sounds, the British Museum’s Tantra – Enlightenment to Revolution exhibition explores “the radical force that transformed the religious, cultural and political landscape of ...

The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

It’s been denounced over the years as an irrelevance and derided more recently by one particular newspaper for being ‘a glorified car boot sale’ but for over 250 years the Royal Academy Su...

Titian Love Desire Death

Titian: Love, Desire, Death

If any artist could achieve genuine poetry in his or her work, then it is surely Titian. The artist’s sense of the dramatic, his storytelling ability, his mastering of composition, and his ability to ...

Zanele Muholi exhibition at Tate Modern

Zanele Muholi Exhibition

This forthcoming exhibition at Tate Modern showcases the art of South African artist Zanele Muholi, whose work seeks to portray members of the LGBTQI+ community as people, rather than as mere victims ...

AGM20 Somerset House

AGM20

 It may sound like a trade union conference, but we can assure you that AGM20 is going to be a lot more fun than that. An intoxicating mix of live-streamed premieres, collaborations, performances...

Masterpiece London

This article relates to the cancelled 2020 festival. We will have information on the 2021 festival as soon as it is available. Masterpiece London is a world leading art fair which gives collectors an ...

Edouard Manet, Jeanne (Spring), 1881, oil on canvas © The J Paul Getty Museum; Digital image courtesy of the Getty's Open Content Program

Impressionist Decorations: The Birth of Modern Décor

More than 80 works by the world’s greatest artists are to go on show in London next year as part of a major new exhibition on Impressionism. Impressionist Decorations: The Birth of Modern Décor will s...

Sin at the National Gallery

Sin at the National Gallery

The National Gallery’s latest exhibition explores the concept of sin as it relates to art.  With work by artists as diverse as Bruegel, William Hogarth, Andy Warhol and Tracey Emin, the exh...

Stephen Friedman 25th Anniversary Exhibition

Stephen Friedman Gallery 25th Anniversary Exhibition

In a special event to mark its 25th anniversary, the Stephen Friedman Gallery will host a month long exhibition at both of its Old Burlington Street venues. The exhibition will showcase the diversity ...

Ai Weiwei comes to Piccadilly Circus

Ai Weiwei comes to Piccadilly Circus

Piccadilly Circus’s famous billboards will be transformed into a giant digital canvas this October for a display showcasing the works of some of the world’s top artists. Entitled the Circa project, th...

Banksy Artwork on the London Underground

Banksy Artwork on the London Underground

With London’s art galleries closed, us Londoners are having to get our art fix wherever we can find it. That’s why it was so heartening to hear about the Banksy artwork on the London Underground. The ...