Top 10 Art Exhibitions in London

Don't miss out on the best London art exhibitions! Catch these great London exhibitions as chosen by our editorial team.

Late Turner

Tate Britain looks at one of the nation’s greatest artists with the EY exhibition Late Turner: Painting Set Free. This is the first exhibition to examine the achievements of Turner’s body of work during his final period (1835-50), exhibiting more than 150 works from both the UK and abroad. 10 Sep-25 Jan


Constable: The Making of a Master reveals some of the hidden stories behind John Constable’s better-known paintings. The exhibition, at the V&A, presents Constable’s work alongside old masters of classical landscape for the first time, demonstrating his influences and artistic legacy in an innovative way. 20 Sep-11 Jan

Anselm Kiefer

See the UK’s first retrospective of painter and sculptor Anselm Kiefer's work at The Royal Academy of Arts. Covering his creative output from the early days to more recent efforts, this exhibition looks to present him as an artist who continues to strive for fresh challenges while producing new pieces. 27 Sep-14 Dec

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Turner Prize 2014

Celebrating its 30th year, the Turner Prize 2014 is presented at Tate Britain this autumn. The exhibition features the installation of the contemporary artworks by this year's four shortlisted artists; Duncan Campbell, Ciara Phillips, James Richards and Tris Vonna-Michell. Until 4 Jan

Rembrandt The Late Works

During the latter years of his life, Dutch artist Rembrandt became increasingly creative. This collection of 40 paintings, 20 drawings and 30 prints displays the passion and innovation Rembrandt showed up until the end of his life between the 1650s and 1669. 15 Oct-18 Jan

Richard Tuttle

Study the work of American postmodernist, Richard Tuttle, at one of three displays across the capital: an exhibition at the Whitechapel Gallery, a large-scale sculpture in Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall and a new publication, all titled I Don’t Know . Or The Weave of Textile Language. 14 Oct-6 Apr.

Tate Britain Commission 2014

Sculptor Phyllida Barlow unveils her larger-than-life installations for the Tate Britain Commission 2014. Known for her work with everyday, low-cost materials to make unstable objects, the artist takes up the prestigious role bestowed to only the very best artists in their fields. 31 Mar-2 Nov

Dream, Draw, Work

Uncover an array of drawings in Dream, Draw, Work: Architectural Drawings by Norman Shaw, at the Royal Academy of Arts. Working during the Victorian era, Shaw became famous for his presentation ink drawings and design projects, including the turreted New Scotland Yard. 30 May-26 Oct

Virginia Woolf

Celebrate the life of Virginia Woolf at the National Portrait Gallery exhibition Virginia Woolf: Art, Life and Vision. The exhibition takes a look back at Woolf's work in setting up the Bloomsbury group of writers, artists and intellectuals, which was instrumental in the introduction of modernism to Britain. 10 Jul-26 Oct

Allen Jones RA

The work of celebrated artist Allen Jones RA is the subject of an exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts. Looking to highlight the constant use of drawing in his work, this exhibition demonstrates his talents as a draughtsman; something that is sometimes obscured in the finished works. 13 Nov-25 Jan

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