Artic Biennale

What's On



09 Sep '16-28 Dec '17


Bill Viola: Mary

St Paul's Cathedral

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04 Mar '17-03 Sep '17


Tony Cragg: A Rare Category of Objects

Yorkshire Sculpture Park

div div p span Yorkshire Sculpture Park presents the biggest UK exhibition to date by leading sculptor Tony Cragg in the Underground Gallery and open

05 Apr '17-01 Oct '17


Queer British Art 1861-1967

Tate Britain

Featuring works from 1861–1967 relating to lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer (LGBTQ) identities, the show marks the 50th anniversary of the

28 Apr '17-29 Aug '17


Russian Revolution: Hope, Tragedy, Myths

British Library

A major new exhibition that will shine new light on the world-changing events of the Russian Revolution, focusing on the experiences of ordinary

28 Apr '17-29 Jul '17


Minimal Art From the Marzona Collection

Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac

Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac’s new space in London opens with an exhibition of Conceptual and Minimal Art from the Marzona Collection. Works by the

28 Apr '17-29 Jul '17


Joseph Beuys: Sculpture and Early Drawings

Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac

Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac will open its new London gallery with an exhibition of Joseph Beuys, bringing together a series of early drawings alongside

04 May '17-29 Jul '17


Kunsthalle Lissabon: Greater than the Sum

David Roberts Art Foundation

Exhibition of works by artists André Guedes, Diogo Evangelista, Mounira Al Solh, Céline Condorelli & Amalia Pica, Jonathas de

13 May '17-26 Nov '17


Venice Biennale: 57th International Art Exhibition

Venice Biennale (various venues)

span The th International Art Exhibition represented by Countries will take place from May th to November th at the Giardini and at the Arsenale

19 May '17-29 Jul '17


Ida Applebroog Mercy Hospital

Hauser & Wirth (London)

A collection of drawings by Ida Applebroog executed during a period of intense introspection in 1969 and

19 May '17-29 Jul '17


Lee Lozano c. 1962

Hauser & Wirth (London)

A powerful body of painting executed by Lee Lozano c.1962. These 27 works belong to the artist’s first major painting

24 May '17-15 Oct '17


California: Designing Freedom

Design Museum

“Designed in California” is the new “Made in Italy”. While California’s mid-century modernism is well documented, this is the first

25 May '17-28 Jul '17


Cartier in Motion

Design Museum

Cartier in Motion unravels the unique story of Cartier’s approach to watchmaking and how the invention of the modern wristwatch came

26 May '17-24 Sep '17


Every Day is a New Day

Turner Contemporary

Every Day is a New Day brings together works by British sculptor Phyllida Barlow, British-Kenyan painter Michael Armitage and JMW Turner with

01 Jun '17-29 Jul '17


We have the weights, we have the measures


A group exhibition featuring work by Ewa Axelrad, Daniel de Paula, Marco Godoy,
​Ella Littwitz, Oscar Santillan considering the relationship

01 Jun '17-03 Sep '17


Raphael: The Drawings

Ashmoleon Museum

The Ashmolean’s captivating summer show brings together 120 stunning works from international collections spanning the brief but brilliant career

02 Jun '17-31 Jul '17


31 Women

Breese Little

31 Women channels the pioneering spirit of the exhibition at Peggy Guggenheim’s New York gallery in 1943. Featuring artists within Guggenheim’s

02 Jun '17-16 Sep '17



Bernard Jacobson Gallery

An exhibition of more than a dozen original works by Henri Matisse, one of the greatest masters of the 20th Century, to include paintings, works on

03 Jun '17-01 Sep '17


Into the Unknown: A Journey through Science Fiction

Barbican Centre

The genre-defining exhibition of art, design, film and literature at The Curve, Barbican

07 Jun '17-28 Jul '17


Lisa Yuskavage

David Zwirner

An exhibition of new paintings by Lisa Yuskavage. This is the artist’s first exhibition since the major survey of her work at The Rose Art

08 Jun '17-31 Jul '17


Ian Davenport

Alan Cristea Gallery

A major new body of etchings and monoprints by Ian Davenport, YBA and graduate of Goldsmiths College of Art,

08 Jun '17-10 Sep '17


Arthur Jafa: A Series of Utterly Improbable, Yet Extraordinary Renditions

Serpentine Sackler Gallery

Across three decades, Arthur Jafa has developed a dynamic, multidisciplinary practice ranging from films and installations to lecture-performances

08 Jun '17-29 Jul '17


Channing Hansen

Stephen Friedman Gallery 2

A solo exhibition of new work by Los Angeles-based artist Channing Hansen.

Hansen is a polymath, simultaneously pursuing interests in craft,

08 Jun '17-29 Jul '17


Painting on the Edge: A Historical Survey

Stephen Friedman Gallery 1

‘Painting on the Edge: A Historical Survey’ brings together works by sixteen renowned masters and lesser-known artists from around the

09 Jun '17-20 Sep '17


Alighiero Boetti: Works on Paper 1967-1983

Ben Brown Fine Arts

Works on paper by Alighiero Boetti, one of the most important and influential Italian artists of the twentieth

20 Jun '17-29 Jul '17


Victor Pasmore: Between Risk and Equilibrium

Marlborough Fine Art

An exhibition of works by renowned British artist Victor Pasmore (1908-1998), made between the 1970s and the

20 Jun '17-26 Nov '17


G F Watts: England’s Michelangelo

Watts Gallery Artists' Village

G F Watts (1817 – 1904) had a career spanning over 70 years, this exhibition explores the major themes of Watts’s art: colour, cosmos

22 Jun '17-24 Sep '17


BP Portrait Award 2017

National Portrait Gallery

Selected from 2,580 entries by artists from 87 countries around the world, the BP Portrait Award 2017 represents the very best in

23 Jun '17-19 Aug '17


Nicola Tyson

Sadie Coles (Davies Street)

Nicola Tyson’s 2017 exhibition at Sadie Coles HQ features a group of seven new paintings, embracing a range of subjects and

23 Jun '17-19 Aug '17


Gabriel Kuri: Afterthought is Never Binary

Sadie Coles (Kingly Street)

Gabriel Kuri presents five new groups of works. Bridging fabricated and found objects, these interrelated series articulate themes of systemisation,

23 Jun '17-08 Oct '17

Gregory Crewdson: Cathedral of the Pines

The Photographers' Gallery

New body of work by acclaimed American artist Gregory Crewdson filling all three of the gallery’s spaces exploreing human relations within

26 Jun '17-11 Aug '17


Peter Marino: Fire and Water

Gagosian (Davies Street)

An exhibition of sculpted bronze boxes by renowned architect Peter

27 Jun '17-29 Jul '17


Nathalie Du Pasquier

Pace London

An exhibition of works by Milan-based artist Nathalie du

27 Jun '17-15 Sep '17


Mediterranean summer by Gio Ponti

Repetto Gallery

The exhibition includes a selection of objects and furniture designed by Gio Ponti, but realised by the mastery of his many manufacturers and

28 Jun '17-28 Jul '17


Guy Mees

David Zwirner

An exhibition of works by Guy Mees (1935-2003). A leading figure of the Belgian postwar avant-garde, Mees is known for his radical and poetic

28 Jun '17-24 Sep '17


Breathing Colour by Hella Jongerius

Design Museum

Breathing Colour by acclaimed Dutch designer Hella Jongerius, is an installation-based exhibition that takes a deeper look at the way colour

30 Jun '17-29 Jul '17


Jade Montserrat: Towards The Rainbow Tribe

Alison Jacques Gallery

Emerging Scarborough-based artist, Jade Montserrat  works at the intersection of art and activism through performance, film, installation,

30 Jun '17-22 Sep '17


Serpentine Park Nights 2017

Serpentine Gallery

On selected Fridays, Serpentine Pavilion transforms into a site for encounters in art, cinema, theatre, performance and

01 Jul '17-08 Oct '17


Howard Hodgkin: Painting India

The Hepworth Wakefield

Howard Hodgkin (1932 – 2017) is widely regarded as one of the world’s greatest painters and has been a central figure in contemporary art

01 Jul '17-01 Oct '17


John Minton: A Centenary

Pallant House Gallery

A major exhibition marking the centenary of the birth of British artist John Minton (1917–1957). A charismatic and complex artist, Minton was a

02 Jul '17-17 Sep '17


Jennifer Tee: Let It Come Down

Camden Arts Centre

Jennifer Tee works across sculpture, installation, performance and collage in an ongoing negotiation between esoteric ideas and the materiality of

02 Jul '17-10 Sep '17

Francis Marshall and The Beautiful People

The Gallery of Everything

The Summer exhibition at The Gallery of Everything features Francis Marshall and the Beautiful People, an oeuvre of seminal works by the

05 Jul '17-10 Sep '17


Franco Grignani: Art as Design 1950-1990

Estorick Collection

Best known for his swirling Woolmark’ logo, Franco Grignani (1908-1999) was an influential artist and graphic designer

05 Jul '17-30 Jul '17

Willie Doherty: Loose Ends

Matt's Gallery

A recent two-screen video installation by Willie

07 Jul '17-26 Aug '17


A still life by Chardin

Lisson Gallery (67 Lisson Street)

A still life by Chardin, an exhibition organised by Maxwell Graham is a group exhibition that brings the patient, quiet and humble spirit of

09 Jul '17-29 Jul '17


Ralph Dunn and Ryan Riddington: I Want To Be Your Dog

MOCA London

The two person show of Ralph Dunn and Ryan Riddington falls within the international Pride month and each artist explores their sexuality within

11 Jul '17-03 Aug '17


Whistler and Sickert

The Fine Art Society

In bringing together a selection of paintings, prints, and drawings by James McNeill Whistler and Walter Sickert, the viewer will be able to

11 Jul '17-03 Aug '17


Contemporary Curated

A display by some of the gallery’s represented contemporary artists. Works on show will include wood and stone sculptures by Tim Pomeroy,

19 Jul '17-25 Aug '17


Sculptural Ceramics & Stone

Pangolin London

A mixed group exhibition showcasing a selection of sculptural ceramics and

25 Jul '17-05 Aug '17


Anything Goes? Contemporary British Painting

Art Bermondsey Project Space

An Exhibition of Works by Members of Contemporary British Painting selected by Anna

01 Aug '17-16 Sep '17


Playground Structure

Blain Southern (Hanover Square)

The group exhibition Playground Structure takes its title from a 2008 photograph by Jeff Wall that depicts a climbing frame in a suburban

03 Aug '17-19 Aug '17


Anthology 2017

Charlie Smith London

Ten finalists from this annual art prize worth

07 Sep '17-14 Sep '17


Wimbledon MA Summer Show 2017

Wimbledon College of Arts

Catch the ‘up and coming’ artists of tomorrow at the Wimbledon College of Arts Postgraduate Summer

08 Sep '17-14 Sep '17


Chelsea MA Summer Show 2017

Chelsea College of Art and Design

Catch the ‘up and coming’ artists and designers of tomorrow at the Chelsea College of Arts Postgraduate Summer

15 Sep '17-11 Nov '17


Robert Longo: Let The Frame Of Things Disjoint

Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac

First solo exhibition in London by the American artist Robert Longo.

The exhibition will feature over

21 Sep '17-28 Jan '18


Basquiat: Boom for Real

Barbican Art Gallery

Basquiat: Boom for Real is the first large-scale exhibition in the UK of the work of American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat

23 Sep '17-10 Dec '17


Jasper Johns

Royal Academy of Arts

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07 Oct '17-07 Jan '18


Dalí / Duchamp

Royal Academy of Arts

span Take another look at two artistic giants father of conceptual art Marcel Duchamp and larger-than-life Surrealist Salvador Dal iacute This is the first exhibition

21 Oct '17-18 Feb '18


David Bomberg (1890 – 1957): A Retrospective

Pallant House Gallery

A major review of the career of David Bomberg (1890 – 1957), revered as one of the greatest British artists of the 20th

26 Oct '17-11 Feb '18


Cezanne Portraits

National Portrait Gallery

This major new exhibition, Cézanne Portraits, will bring together for the first time over 50 of Cézanne’s portraits

23 Nov '17-02 Apr '18



Tate Modern

The most comprehensive Modigliani exhibition ever held in the UK, which brings together a dazzling range of his iconic portraits, sculptures and