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.

Matisse: The Cut-Outs

Tate Modern looks to reassess the work of a great modern artist with this ground-breaking exhibition. More than 120 works by the colourful and innovative genius have been brought together for the first time, celebrating the period in his career when his spectacular cut-outs came into existence. 17 Apr-7 Sep

Making Colour

The National Gallery presents Making Colour, an exhibition examining the history of colour in art. It takes visitors on a journey back in time, exploring the wide range of materials that have been used to create colour not just in paintings, but in all types of art. 18 Jun-7 Sep

Pangaea at the Saatchi Gallery

Taking its title from the prehistoric landmass that conjoined Africa and Latin America, this major exhibition reunites the two former sister continents by bringing together the work of 16 of their emerging artists. Highlights include Rafael Gomezbarros' ant installation Casa Tomada. 2 Apr-2 Nov

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

British Folk Art

Tate Britain presents the first major survey of British Folk Art. The exhibition has sourced important works from the length and breadth of the country, gathering more than 100 paintings, textiles, sculptures and rare objects to shine a light on an often derided period of art history. 10 Jun-31 Aug

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

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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