Art exhibitions in London

National Portrait Gallery

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National Portrait Gallery Enjoy a free drop-in drawing session at the National Portrait Gallery, amongst some of the gallery's great works of art.
Courtauld Gallery

to Courtauld Gallery The Courtauld Gallery will be displaying some paintings, collages, drawings, watercolours by the Bloomsbury Group.
 
Sir John Soane’s Museum

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to Sir John Soane’s Museum Sir John Soane's Museum will be showing twelve new sculptures by Marc Quinn, called 'Drawn From Life'.
Tate Britain

to Tate Britain Tate Britain's 'Queer British Art' will explore how artists expressed themselves when their sexuality had to remain hidden.
 
National Gallery

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to National Gallery The National Gallery will be showcasing a brand-new tapestry work by the Turner Prize winning artist, Chris Ofili.
Tate Modern

to Tate Modern The Tate Modern will be putting on an exhibition of sculptures and paintings by Giacometti.
 
Queen’s Gallery

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to Queen’s Gallery 'Canaletto & The Art of Venice' collects together some of the greatest paintings and drawings of Venice by Canaletto.
British Museum

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to British Museum The British Museum will be putting on an exhibition of works by Japanese artist Hokusai, most famous for his 'Great Wave'.
 
Tate Modern

to Tate Modern The Tate Modern will be putting on an exhibition of abstract works by Turkish artist Fahrelnissa Zeid.
Royal Academy of Arts

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to Royal Academy of Arts The annual Royal Academy of Art's Summer Exhibition is the largest open contemporary art exhibition in the world.
 
National Gallery

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to National Gallery The National Gallery will be reuniting the two halves of a diptych, by the 14th-century Italian artist Giovanni da Rimini.
National Portrait Gallery

to National Portrait Gallery The National Portrait Gallery's BP Portrait Award is the most prestigious portrait painting competition in the world.
 
Courtauld Gallery

to Courtauld Gallery The Courtauld Gallery's 'Country People' exhibition will explore how William Henry Hunt depicted his rural figures.
Leighton House Museum

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to Leighton House Museum 'At Home in Antiquity' is an exhibition of romanticised images of domestic life in antiquity by Lawrence Alma-Tadema.
 
Tate Modern

to Tate Modern The Tate Modern's 'Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power' exhibition will showcase American during the 1960s-80s.
National Portrait Gallery

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to National Portrait Gallery 'The Encounter' is a major new portrait exhibition featuring works by Leonardo da Vinci, Holbein, Rubens and Rembrandt.
 
The Mall

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The Mall This is a walking and drawing workshop along the length of The Mall, where you'll learn about the people and buildings.
Royal Academy of Arts

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to Royal Academy of Arts 'Matisse in the Studio' collects together some of his most treasured objects, which he gathered from all around the world.
 
Old Royal Naval College

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to Old Royal Naval College See the spectacular ceiling of Sir James Thornhill's Painted Hall up close, from an observation deck 60-feet in the air.
Tate Britain

to Tate Britain Tate Britain's will be putting on a comprehensive exhibition of works by the British sculpture Rachel Whiteread.
 
Royal Academy of Arts

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to Royal Academy of Arts 'Something Resembling Truth' is an exhibition of works by Jasper Johns, collecting together 150 works from the last 60 years.
National Gallery

to National Gallery The National Gallery's "Reflections' exhibition will explain how Van Eyck's 'Arnolfini Portrait' influenced the Pre-Raphaelites.
 
Royal Academy of Arts

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to Royal Academy of Arts The Royal Academy of Arts will be exploring the friendship between two artistic giants: Salvador Dali and Marcel Duchamp.
Tate Modern

to Tate Modern The Tate Modern will be putting on an exhibition of paintings and installations by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov.
 
Courtauld Gallery

to Courtauld Gallery The Courtauld Gallery's 'Cooks, Waiters and Bellboys' exhibition will include some portraits by French artist Chaim Soutine.
National Portrait Gallery

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to National Portrait Gallery The National Portrait Gallery will be collecting together more than fifty of Cezanne's portraits in a major new exhibition.
 
National Gallery

to National Gallery The National Gallery's new exhibition, 'Monochrome', will explore the history and techniques of black and white painting.
Tate Britain

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to Tate Britain "Impressionists in London" will tell the story of the French artists who came to Britain to seek refuge from the war in the 1870s.
 
Grayson Perry at London Palladium

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London Palladium Grayson Perry will be talking about identity, popularity and art at the London Palladium, in 'Typical Man In A Dress Part 2'.
Tate Modern

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to Tate Modern The 'Red Star Over Russia' exhibition at the Tate Modern will explore the visual art of the early Soviet Union, up until 1953.
 
Roy Strong at Victoria & Albert Museum

V&A Former V&A Museum director Roy Strong will be talking to Tristram Hunt about his career and publication of his diaries.
Tate Modern

to Tate Modern The Tate Modern will be exploring the career of Amedeo Modigliani, through a comprehensive survey of his works.
 
Queen’s Gallery

to Queen’s Gallery The 'Art & Power' exhibition at the Queen's Gallery will explore how Charles II used art to glorify his restored monarchy.
 
 
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