Top 10 Art Exhibitions in London

Don't miss out on the best London art exhibitions! See what's on and catch these great London exhibitions as chosen by our editorial team.

Delacroix and the Rise of Modern Art at the National Gallery

Discover paintings that transformed the world of art with Delacroix and the Rise of Modern Art at the National Gallery. A complicated and unruly French artist, Eugene Delacroix broke with the traditional Grand Style to become arguably the first of the modern masters, inspiring many of his contemporaries and later artists with his new style of painting. 17 Feb-22 May

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Performing for the Camera at Tate Modern

Explore the relationship between photography and performance with Performing for the Camera at Tate Modern. From capturing performances to creating a new kind of stage for performers, this exhibition looks at the changing roles between photography and performance across 150 years, from the invention of the camera in the 19th century to the emergence of the selfie. 18 Feb-12 Jun

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Electronic Superhighway (2016-1966) at Whitechapel Gallery

See what happens when computer technology collides with art in Electronic Superhighway (2016-1966) at Whitechapel Gallery. Exhibited in reverse chronological order, the more than 100 artworks transport you back through the last 50 years, highlighting major milestones in internet and computer history and its impact on creative output. 29 Jan-15 May

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Conceptual Art in Britain 1964 –1979 at Tate Britain

Discover a movement which broke away from traditions and changed the way we look at art to this day with the Conceptual Art in Britain 1964 –1979 exhibition at Tate Britain. Inviting enquiry over mere contemplation, a defining art movement emerged which engaged with the society and politics of the day and focused on capturing ideas in self-conscious works. 12 Apr-29 Aug

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Paul Strand: Photography and Film for the 20th Century at the Victoria and Albert Museum

Explore the career of the prominent American photographer and cinematographer with Paul Strand: Photography and Film for the 20th Century at the Victoria and Albert Museum. Featuring more than 200 items from his long career, the exhibition showcases Strand’s varied work from his experiments with abstract images and avant-garde films, to political messages and social documentaries across the world. 19 Mar-3 Jul

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Comix Creatrix: 100 Women Making Comics at House of Illustration

See the works of leading female comic artists with Comix Creatrix: 100 Women Making Comics at House of Illustration. This major exhibition brings together original comic works by generations of women artists, from newspaper strips and zines, to graphic novels and webcomics. 5 Feb-15 May

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Russia and the Arts: The Age of Tolstoy and Tchaikovsky at the National Portrait Gallery

Come face-to-face with key players from the golden age of Russian art with Russia and the Arts: The Age of Tolstoy and Tchaikovsky at the National Portrait Gallery. In an unparalleled cultural exchange with Moscow, iconic portraits of Russian artists, writers, musicians and their patrons go on display in London. 17 Mar-26 Jun

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Botticelli Reimagined at the Victoria and Albert Museum

Discover the work of one of the world’s most celebrated painters and his influence over later artists in Botticelli Reimagined at the Victoria and Albert Museum. Original works by Botticelli are displayed alongside more recent masterpieces from the world of art, design, fashion, film and photography inspired by the Florentine artist. 5 Mar-3 July

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Celebrating Charlotte Brontë 1816-1855 at the National Portrait Gallery

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Mark the 200th anniversary of Charlotte Brontë’s birth with  a trip to Celebrating Charlotte Brontë 1816-1855 at the National Portrait Gallery, an exhibition featuring portraits, manuscripts and personal items from one of the greatest authors of the 19th century. 22 Feb-14 Aug

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Painting with Light: Art and Photography from the Pre-Raphaelites to the Modern Age at Tate Britain

Follow the dialogue between the experimental beginnings of photography and some of the greatest painters of the Victorian and Edwardian ages at Tate Britain's exhibition Painting with Light: Art and Photography from the Pre-Raphaelites to the Modern Age. See stunning paintings by major artists such as Dante Gabriel Rossetti, John Singer Sargent and John Everett Millais alongside some fascinating photographic experiments, and examine how the two mediums influenced one another. 11 May-25 Sep

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