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.

The World of Charles and Ray Eames at Barbican Art Gallery

Experience the prolific diversity of Charles and Ray Eames, two of the most significant designers of the last century at the Barbican Art Gallery. The World of Charles and Ray Eames exhibition celebrates and explores the couple’s work in the fields of graphics, architecture, furniture, film, sculpture and photography. 21 Oct-14 Feb

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Alexander Calder: Performing Sculpture at Tate Modern

Discover the genius behind kinetic sculpture with Alexander Calder: Performing Sculpture at Tate Modern; an exhibition of some of the artist's most important creations from museums around the world. 11 Nov-3 Apr Read More

Hyundai Commission 2015: Abraham Cruzvillegas at Tate Modern

Head to Tate Modern for the chance to catch a glimpse of the inaugural Hyundai Commission installation by Abraham Cruzvillegas. The new series gives major international artists the opportunity to create site-specific work for the famous Turbine Hall. 13 Oct-20 Mar

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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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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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Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse at the Royal Academy of Arts

Discover the role played by the humble garden in the modern history of art with Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse at the Royal Academy of Arts. Tracing the evolution of art from the 1860s to the 1920s, the exhibition explores works by prominent impressionists, post-impressionists and avant-garde artists, who attempted to break new ground as they tackled the ever-changing world of the garden. 30 Jan-20 Apr

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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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