London Art Fair -- 22-26 January 2020

What's On



27 Jun '19-30 Apr '20


Sculpture in the City 2019

various venues around City of London

Wander the City s public spaces and discover world-class public art across an iconic urban landscape Each year Sculpture in the City returns to the

22 Sep '19-02 May '20


Iluá Hauck da Silva: Pathos Ocularis – The Beautiful and the Curious

The College of Optometrists

Iluá Hauck da Silva, an artist and glassmaker specialising in works of anatomical and pathological symbolism, is the third ever

04 Oct '19-02 Feb '20


Rembrandt’s Light

Dulwich Picture Gallery

This landmark exhibition celebrates 350 years since Rembrandt’s death with 35 of his iconic paintings, etchings and

30 Oct '19-01 Feb '20


Jimmy DeSana and the Sex Appeal of the Inorganic

Amanda Wilkinson Gallery

The bodies in Jimmy DeSana’s photographs are posed with

08 Nov '19-09 Feb '20


Patrick Staff: On Venus

Serpentine Sackler Gallery

For their newly commissioned exhibition at the Serpentine Galleries, Patrick Staff presents their most ambitious work to date: On Venus is a

15 Nov '19-19 Apr '20


The Clash: London Calling

Museum of London

Go behind the scenes on the making of The Clash’s groundbreaking London Calling – an album that rocked the music scene, serving as an anthem

20 Nov '19-29 Feb '20


Tony Cragg: Stacks

Lisson Gallery (27 Bell St)

Tony Cragg presents a selection of complex polymorphic sculptures, rendered in bronze, wood and steel, including a new series of works

20 Nov '19-29 Feb '20


Richard Deacon: Deep State

Lisson Gallery (67 Lisson Street)

Richard Deacon presents his eleventh exhibition with Lisson Gallery, showing works incorporating steel, ceramics, clay, bent wood and ink on paper

21 Nov '19-15 Feb '20


Dan Flavin: For Prudence

Bastian Gallery

BASTIAN presents a solo exhibition from the late pioneering American minimalist Dan Flavin (1933 –

23 Nov '19-19 Apr '20


Cars: Accelerating The Modern World

Victoria and Albert Museum

An exhibition looking at the car as the driving force that accelerated the pace of the 20th

23 Nov '19-23 Feb '20


Royal Academy of Arts

An exhibition examining humankind’s ecological impact on the

12 Dec '19-15 Feb '20


Francesco Clemente: Pastels

Levy Gorvy

Francesco Clemente: Pastels illuminates Clemente’s extraordinary creative synthesis of diverse aesthetic, cultural, and spiritual

09 Jan '20-02 Feb '20


Elephant West

For Ridiculous!, writer and curator Paul Carey-Kent presents an exhibition and performance programme of some eighteen artists who are not afraid to

09 Jan '20-08 Feb '20


Ian Davenport : Chromatic

Cristea Roberts Gallery

The Cristea Roberts Gallery will unveil a major new body of etchings and monoprints by Ian Davenport (b.1966) which explore complex arrangements

09 Jan '20-08 Feb '20


Naum Gabo: Spatial Impressions

Cristea Roberts Gallery

Rare woodblock prints by Russian artist Naum Gabo (1890 – 1970), one of the most important and influential sculptors of the twentieth century,

10 Jan '20-01 Feb '20


Glen Baxter: Unflinchingly Gamboge

Flowers (Cork Street)

British artist Glen Baxter is renowned for a unique style of social surrealism in which familiar subjects from popular culture are combined with an

10 Jan '20-22 Feb '20


Ruth Asawa: A Line Can Go Anywhere

David Zwirner

An exhibition of work by American artist Ruth Asawa

10 Jan '20-22 Feb '20


Benode Behari Mukherje: After Sight

David Zwirner

An exhibition of work by Indian artist Benode Behari Mukherjee

10 Jan '20-15 Feb '20



Richard Saltoun

The second exhibition exploring themes of maternal experience, ‘Maternality,’ reflects on the etymological root of the word mother and its

11 Jan '20-15 Feb '20


Katy Moran: Recent Paintings

Modern Art Vyner Street

A solo exhibition of new paintings by Katy Moran. This is Moran’s fifth solo show with Modern Art and opens during Condo weekend in

15 Jan '20-22 Feb '20

Alex Katz

Timothy Taylor

Timothy Taylor presents Alex Katz, an exhibition of recent paintings by the eponymous artist (b.

16 Jan '20-23 Feb '20


No horizon, no edge to liquid

Zabludowicz Collection

No horizon, no edge to liquid explores the concept of cultural hybridity as a space in which cultures meet: where bridges

17 Jan '20-07 Mar '20


Live in Your Head: Richard Artschwager’s Cabinet of Curiosities

Gagosian (Davies Street)

Gagosian presents Live in Your Head: Richard Artschwager’s Cabinet of Curiosities, an exhibition spanning the five decades of Artschwager’s

17 Jan '20-05 Apr '20


Athanasios Argianas: Hollowed Water

Camden Arts Centre

Hollowed Water is an exhibition of new work in music, sculpture and video by Athanasios Argianas (b. 1976,

23 Jan '20-14 Mar '20

American Pastoral

Gagosian (Britannia Street)

In this exhibition, modern and contemporary works are juxtaposed with historical American landscapes that reference Philip Roth’s 1997

25 Jan '20-03 May '20


Filthy Lucre: Whistler’s Peacock Room Reimagined

Victoria and Albert Museum

This immersive installation by contemporary artist Darren Waterston presents a detailed and decadent interpretation of James Abbott McNeill

28 Jan '20-04 Feb '20



The Cello Factory

Exhibition ImPerfectum is a thought-provoking collection of works exploring the idea and notion of unfinishedness, created in a variety of media,

04 Feb '20-19 Apr '20


British Baroque Power and Illusion

Tate Britain

This is the first time that Tate has staged a show devoted to the later 17th century and the first to explore baroque art in

05 Feb '20-14 Mar '20


Colin Smith: Material Culture

JGM Gallery

Recent paintings by Colin Smith depicting garments hung in closets and how they can reflect the traits of their previous

06 Feb '20-10 May '20


Radical Figures: Painting in the New Millennium

Whitechapel Gallery

Radical Figures: Painting in the New Millennium brings together a new generation of artists who represent the body in radical ways to tell stories

07 Feb '20-01 Mar '20


David Lock, Gavin Maughfling, J A Nicholls: Between Parts Undone

Studio 1.1

With ‘between parts undone’ studio1.1 London welcomes three painters who collage and collate a definably queer identity. One pictured as

13 Feb '20-11 May '20


Steve McQueen

Tate Modern

Tate Modern presents the first major exhibition of Steve McQueen’s artwork in the UK for 20

20 Feb '20-17 May '20

Masculinities: Liberation through Photography

Barbican Art Gallery

Examining depictions of masculinity from behind the lens, the Barbican brings together the work of over 50 international artists, photographers and

23 Feb '20-25 May '20


Léon Spilliaert

Royal Academy of Arts

From his celebrated self-portraits to dreamlike scenes of the North Sea coast, this exhibition will introduce UK audiences to the visionary work of

26 Feb '20-17 May '20


British Surrealism

Dulwich Picture Gallery

This major exhibition marks 100 years since the birth of Surrealism, championing the British artists that contributed to an iconic

27 Feb '20-28 Jun '20


David Hockney: Drawing from Life

National Portrait Gallery

The first major exhibition devoted to David Hockney’s drawings in over twenty years, David Hockney: Drawing from Life, explores Hockney

04 Mar '20-25 May '20


Aubrey Beardsley

Tate Britain

Aubrey Beardsley shocked and delighted late-Victorian London with his sinuous black and white drawings. He explored the erotic and the elegant, the