Art for the Nation
Art for the Nation brings together 200 of the finest of over 4000 paintings in the Museum’s care, under the roof of the Queen’s House – the Museum’s showcase for art.
Queen's House, Greenwich
Bailey’s Stardust is a landmark exhibition of portraits by one of the world’s most distinguished and distinctive photographers, David Bailey.
National Portrait Gallery
BP Walk through British Art: 500 Years of British Art
This May a completely new presentation of the world’s greatest collection of British art opens at Tate Britain. For the first time, visitors can experience the national collection of British art in a continuous and purely chronological display, a walk through time from the 1500s to the present day.
David Hockney, Printmaker
Hockney, Printmaker will showcase the extent of Hockney’s output and range of styles charting the artist’s print production from his first print 60 years ago to his last print in 1998 including computer drawings – preludes to his recent work on iPad.
Dulwich Picture Gallery
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Derek Boshier: Imaginary Portraits
Derek Boshier: Imaginary Portraits will feature 10 works from the artist’s ‘imaginary portraits’ series, including his oil-on-canvas portrait of David Bowie, which was painted in New York in 1980 while Bowie was rehearsing for his role in Bernard Pomerance’s play The Elephant Man at the city’s Booth Theatre.
National Portrait Gallery
Giorgio de Chirico: Myth and Mystery
This exhibition offers British audiences a splendid opportunity to explore the enigmatic world of Giorgio de Chirico (1888-1978) through rarely-seen sculptures reflecting the artist’s fascination with classical myth and legend. It will also feature a selection of drawings on related themes by the father of pittura metafisica.
Until Saturday 19th April 2014, daily except Monday, Tuesday Read more...
From 9 December 2013, Tate Modern will present a new display dedicated to the photographer Harry Callahan.
Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs
Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs is a groundbreaking reassessment of the colourful and innovative final works of modern art master, Henri Matisse.
Jameel Prize 2013
The Jameel Prize is an international award for contemporary art and design inspired by Islamic tradition. Its aim is to explore the relationship between Islamic traditions of art, craft and design and contemporary work as part of a wider debate about Islamic culture and its role today.
Victoria and Albert Museum
French Algerian artist Kader Attia’s (b. 1970) immersive, multi-media installations engage viewers in a reflection about anthropology, politics and science through the prism of art.
A survey of Martin Creed's playful, thought-provoking art.
Tate Britain presents a major retrospective of the work of Turner Prize winner Richard Deacon (born 1949), a leading British sculptor who first achieved internationalrecognition in the 1980s and is known for his large scale public commissions.
One of the most influential British artists of the 20th century, Richard Hamilton (1922–2011) is widely regarded as a founding figure of pop art, who continued to experiment and innovate over a career of 60 years.
Richard Wilson: 20:50
Richard Wilson is one of Britain's most celebrated sculptors. 20:50 is a site specific oil installation first created in 1987.
Ruin Lust offers a guide to the mournful, thrilling, comic and perverse uses of ruins in art from the seventeenth century to the present day. The exhibition is the widest-ranging on the subject to date and includes over 100 works by artists such as J.M.W. Turner, John Constable, John Martin, Eduardo Paolozzi, Rachel Whiteread and Tacita Dean.
Sitting the Light Fantastic: an installation by Kei Ito
Kei Ito's practice links together costume design for dance and theatre productions, fashion and accessories design, and textile and costume exhibitions for galleries. The installation has created a magical, fairy tale landscape within the front garden.
Strange Beauty: Masters of the German Renaissance
This exhibition takes a fresh look at German Renaissance paintings in the National Gallery Collection, providing insights into the way these works were perceived in their time and in the recent past, and how they are seen today
The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk
In the first major exhibition devoted to the celebrated French couturier, we invite you to explore Jean Paul Gaultier's fashion world. With his avant-garde fashion creations and cutting-edge designs, Gaultier has shaped the look of fashion over the last 35 years. His reputation for witty and daring designs and a ceaseless interest in society, identity and a beauty borne of difference has earned him a place in fashion history.
Barbican Art Gallery
Turner and the Sea
The first ever exhibition of J.M.W. Turner's marine paintings offers a unique insight into the creative life of Britain's greatest sea painter and celebrates his life-long fascination with the sea.
National Maritime Museum
Veronese: Magnificence in Renaissance Venice
The National Gallery invites visitors to experience the key works of Paolo Veronese; one of the most significant, influential and beautiful painters of the Venetian Renaissance, in the first monographic show on the artist to be held in the United Kingdom.