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.

Serpentine Pavilion 2015 by SelgasCano

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This year's iconic Serpentine Gallery Pavilion is designed by Spanish architects SelgasCano. Previous designs from SelgasCano blend seamlessly with their natural surroundings, include light-filled harbour side structures, playful floating shapes and a subterranean Office in the Woods. 26 Jun-18 Oct Read More

Tate Britain Commission 2015: Christina Mackie at Tate Britain

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Don't miss the highly anticipated Tate Britain Commission 2015, as Christina Mackie takes over a space with her singular artistic vision. This year's candidate was born in 1956 and is known for her interest in and use of pigments. 24 Mar-18 Oct

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Barbara Hepworth: Sculpture For A Modern World at Tate Britain

Head to Tate Britain for the first large scale exhibition devoted to Barbara Hepworth in London for more than 50 years. One of the leading artists of the 1930s, Hepworth's work in the '50s and '60s made her one of the most successful sculptors in the world. 24 Jun-25 Oct

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No Colour Bar: Black British Art in Action 1960-1990 at Guildhall Art Gallery

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Celebrate the work of late 20th-century black artists and and learn about their struggles in No Colour Bar: Black British Art in Action 1960-1990 at the Guildhall Art Gallery. Inspired by the life and works of Eric and Jessica Huntley, and their Bogle L’Ouverture Press publishing house, you'll be able to examine the artworks from a generation of cultural and political leaders. 10 Jul-24 Jan

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Agnes Martin at Tate Modern

Discover the power and effectiveness of subtlety and minimalism in art through the work of Agnes Martin in Tate Modern’s extensive exhibition. Covering the full range of her efforts, this is the most wide-ranging presentation of Martin's to have been exhibited. 3 Jun-11 Oct

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Joseph Cornell: Wanderlust at Royal Academy of Arts

Encounter some of the most original artwork of the 20th century with Joseph Cornell: Wanderlust at the Royal Academy of Arts. Famous for his glass-fronted shadow boxes, he created tiny masterpieces constructed from everyday bits and pieces. When combined, these ordinary trinkets became magical works that have charmed and fascinated art-lovers around the world. 4 Jul-27 Sep

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Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon at the National Portrait Gallery

See one of the great stars of Hollywood as never before with Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon at the National Portrait Gallery. This wide ranging exhibition charts the British actress's rise to fame, featuring iconic photographs alongside more intimate shots. 2 Jul-18 Oct

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Ai Weiwei at the Royal Academy of Arts

The Royal Academy presents the first significant British survey of work by Chinese artist Ai Weiwei. The exhibition will include major works spanning Ai Weiwei's career, as well as new work that is shown for the first time. 19 Sep-13 Dec

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Celts: Art and Identity at the British Museum

Think you know what being Celtic means? The British Museum invites you to delve into the Celtic identity – both ancient and modern – in the fascinating exhibition Celts: Art and Identity. Starting with the origins of the Celts around 2,500 years ago, you'll go on a journey exploring the invention and reinvention of Celtic culture over the years and across the globe. 24 Sep-31 Jan

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The EY Exhibition: The World Goes Pop at Tate Modern

Delve into the vibrant world of pop art with The World Goes Pop at Tate Modern. The exhibition aims to tell the story of how the movement of pop art sprung up in various parts of the world, including Latin America, Asia, the Middle East and Europe; and wasn’t confined to just one nation or set of artists. 17 Sep-24 Jan

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