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

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 artistic 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

Giovanni Battista Moroni

See the first comprehensive UK exhibition of Giovanni Battista Moroni’s work at the Royal Academy of Arts. Arguably one of the most important artists of the North Italian Renaissance, Moroni is considered by many to be one of the most important portrait painters of all time. 25 Oct-25 Jan

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Sigmar Polke

Enjoy innovative and experimental art work from one of the most original artists of the last century, at the Tate Modern's retrospective of the German artist Sigmar Polke. Highlights include works created using an eclectic mixture of materials such as bubble wrap and meteor dust. 9 Oct-8 Feb

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

Taylor Wessing Prize

The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize features work by professional photographers alongside emerging artists, photography students and talented amateurs. The judges sifted through more than 4,000 images from almost 2,000 entrants to produce a shortlist of just 60 amazing shots, with the finalists going on display. Until 22 Feb

Rubens And His Legacy

Encounter some of the truly great works from the history of art at the Royal Academy of Arts’ Rubens and His Legacy exhibition. Brimming with genuine masterpieces, this is the first major overview of the work of Peter Paul Rubens. The Flemish Baroque artist is responsible for some of the finest works produced in the 17th century. 24 Jan-10 April

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