Art exhibitions in London December 2016

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Art exhibitions in London in December

Our guide to art exhibitions in London during December 2016.

 at Royal Academy of Arts, London
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John Gibson — A British Sculptor in Rome

to Royal Academy of Arts The Royal Academy of Art's will be putting on an exhibition of John Gibson's marble sculptures, plaster reliefs and drawings.
 at Tate Modern, London
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Wifredo Lam exhibition, at the Tate Modern

to Tate Modern The Tate Modern will be putting on a major exhibition of works by Wifredo Lam, taking pieces from his fifty year career.
 
 at Guildhall Art Gallery, London
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Victorians Decoded — Art and Telegraphy

to Guildhall Art Gallery "Victorians Decoded" will show how new communication technologies affected the imaginations of Victorian artists.
 at Royal Academy of Arts, London
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Abstract Expressionism — Royal Academy of Arts

to Royal Academy of Arts "Abstract Expressionism" will feature works by celebrated artists like Kline, Pollock, Rothko, Newman, Still and de Kooning.
 
 at Tate Britain, London
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Turner Prize 2016 — at Tate Britain

to Tate Britain Whether you love it or loathe it, the Turner Prize is certainly one of Britain's most prestigious contemporary art prizes.
 at National Gallery, London
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Heaven on Earth — Maino’s Two Adorations

to National Gallery The National Gallery will be showing two works by Maino - 'The Adoration of the Shepherds' and 'The Adoration of the Kings'.
 
 at National Gallery, London
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Beyond Caravaggio — at the National Gallery

to National Gallery 'Beyond Caravaggio' at the National Gallery will explore the impact that Caravaggio's paintings had on later artists.
 at Imperial War Museum, London
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Mahwish Chishty: Spy drones and Pakistani folk art

to Imperial War Museum Mahwish Chishty's exhibition of art at the Imperial War Museum combines Pakistani folk art with unmanned spy drones.
 
 at Courtauld Gallery, London
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Rodin and Dance: The Essence of Movement

to Courtauld Gallery The Courtauld Gallery's "Rodin and Dance" exhibition will showcase some sculptures and drawings of the Cambodian dancers.
 at Tate Britain, London
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Paul Nash exhibition — at Tate Britain

to Tate Britain Tate Britain's Paul Nash exhibition will show works from his entire life, from his earliest drawings up to his iconic war paintings.
 
 at British Museum, London
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South Africa: The Art of a Nation — British Museum

to British Museum Explore the history of South Africa through its art, from early rock art to cutting-edge contemporary pieces.
 at Royal Academy of Arts, London
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Intrigue — James Ensor (curated by Luc Tuymans)

to Royal Academy of Arts The Royal Academy of Arts have invited artist Luc Tuymans to curate an exhibition of works by James Ensor.
 
 at Queen’s Gallery, London
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Portrait of the Artist — at the Queen’s Gallery

to Queen’s Gallery See over 150 portraits of artists taken from the Royal Collection, by the likes of Rembrandt, Rubens and Hockney.
 at Saatchi Gallery, London
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Painters’ Painters — at the Saatchi Gallery

to Saatchi Gallery The Saatchi Gallery's "Painters' Painters" exhibition showcases the work of nine artists who are inspiring the next generation.
 
Art exhibition at Tate Modern

to Tate Modern The Tate Modern will be putting on a retrospective exhibition of works by American artist Robert Rauschenberg.
 at National Gallery, London
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Australia’s Impressionists — National Gallery

to National Gallery The National Gallery will be putting on an exhibition of forty works which explore Australia's Impressionist movement.
 

We don’t have any more art exhibitions, but how about these other exhibitions during December?

Crafty Christmas for kids, at the Bank of EnglandDecember 2016Take your kids to the Bank of England Museum this December and enjoy an afternoon of Christmas arts and crafts.

Christmas Board Game Quiz NightDecember 2016You’re never too old to play games, so how about entering the Christmas Board Game quiz at the Museum of Childhood?

Charles Dickens’ A Christmas CarolDecember 2016Enjoy a heart-warming performance of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol”, in the Great Court of the British Museum.

Christmas Past: 400 Years of TraditionsDecember 2016The Geffrye’s “Christmas Past” exhibition explores the origins and meanings behind 400 years of Christmas traditions.

Swans, Gloves, Roses and Pancakes — Tower BridgeDecember 2016Tower Bridge will be showing some photos of London by Martin Parr, called ‘Swans, Gloves, Roses and Pancakes’.

Star Wars Identities — Huge exhibition at The O2December 2016‘Star Wars Identities’ is a huge new exhibition at The O2 with 200 props, models, costumes and artworks from the movies.

Nik Kershaw and Go West — together at the IndigoDecember 2016Re-live the 1980s when Go West and Nik Kershaw perform together at the Indigo in December.

Nish Kumar: Actions Speak Louder Than WordsDecember 2016Nish Kumar’s ‘Actions Speak Louder Than Words, Unless You Shout The Words Real Loud’ is coming to the Duchess Theatre

Brian and Robin’s Christmas CompendiumDecember 2016Join Brian Cox and Robin Ince for a night of science, music and comedy at their Christmas Compendium of Reason.

 
 
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