This promises to be the largest retrospective of Natalia Goncharova's work ever held in the UK.
Many of the works on display have never been seen outside Russia before, including many of her trailblazing experiments in painting and design. At the turn of the 20th-century she quickly made a name for herself as one of the leaders of the Russian avant-garde movement, and was hired to design costumes and backdrops for ballet performances in Paris, Madrid and London.
Goncharova continued to attract attention throughout her career, working on religious murals, illustrating socialist newspapers, and even parading through the Moscow streets sporting futurist body art.
The exhibition will explore all of her diverse sources and influences, from Russian folk art to the latest trends in modernism.
Craig’s review of Tate Modern – “I promised myself that I would come to the Tate Modern with an open mind, but I know I'm going to laugh at the modern art. It's so bad, it's good. So you might want to take this review with a pinch of salt if you're an art lover. I do actually quite like art, believe it or not, but this isn't art to me. It's more like a song by someone who can't sing. It's a load of… continued”
Olafur Eliasson at the Tate Modern – 11 Jul 2019 to 5 Jan 2020 – Olafur Eliasson is back at the Tate Modern with some more of his immersive installations that focus on environmental issues
Wallace & Gromit Model Making Workshop – 27 May 2019 – The creators of Wallace & Gromit will be putting on a Model Making Workshop where you can make your very own Gromit
Frank Bowling at Tate Britain – 31 May to 26 Aug 2019 – A major new exhibition at Tate Britain that covers the entire career of abstract painter Frank Bowling from the 1960s to the present day
Kiss My Genders — Hayward Gallery – 12 Jun to 8 Sep 2019 – This group exhibition will explore the idea of gender fluidity with artworks that challenge the accepted definitions of gender
Leonardo da Vinci — A Mind in Motion – 7 Jun to 8 Sep 2019 – The British Library's Leonardo da Vinci exhibition will bring together pages from three of his extraordinary scientific notebooks
Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts – 10 Jun to 13 Aug 2019 – The Royal Academy's Summer Exhibition is the largest open art exhibition in the world, attracting 12,000 entrants
Cindy Sherman — National Portrait Gallery – 27 Jun to 15 Sep 2019 – A forty-year retrospective of Cindy Sherman's entire career, including her ground-breaking series Untitled Film Stills
Find more art exhibitions in June
If you enjoy Tate Modern then you might like to visit Hayward Gallery (walk it in 14 mins or catch the tube from Southwark to Waterloo), Saatchi Gallery (catch the train from Southwark to Sloane Square) and Serpentine Gallery (catch the train from Southwark to South Kensington)