Sean Scully - Uninsideout  :: Blain Southern: 3 October - 17 November 2018, London

What's On



27 Jun '18-30 Apr '19


Sculpture in the City 2018

various venues in the City of London

Every summer, the City of London, in partnership with local businesses, unveils a brand-new selection of artworks by internationally-acclaimed

30 Jul '18-14 Jul '19


Magic Realism: Art in Weimar Germany 1919-33

Tate Modern

FREE – Tate Modern will explore German art from between the wars in a year-long, free exhibition, drawing upon the rich holdings of The George

04 Sep '18-03 Feb '19


The Secret to a Good Life

Royal Academy of Arts

This special project by Bob and Roberta Smith RA explores the story of women artists and the Royal Academy – through the lens of his own family

04 Sep '18-24 Mar '19


Staging Jackson Pollock

Whitechapel Gallery

In an archive exhibition, the Whitechapel Gallery revisits how the 1958 Jackson Pollock exhibition was organised and the reasons for its profound

20 Sep '18-16 Dec '18


Rachel Maclean

Zabludowicz Collection

Rachel Maclean has rapidly established herself as one of the most distinctive creative voices in the UK, creating baroque, hyper-real worlds using

21 Sep '18-09 Dec '18


Lawrence Abu Hamdan

Chisenhale Gallery

Working with sound, installation, performance, text, video and graphic works, Abu Hamdan’s work examines the contemporary politics of

21 Sep '18-20 Jan '19

Ladies of Quality and Distinction

The Foundling Museum

A landmark exhibition highlighting the hidden stories of women in the Foundling Hospital’s

22 Sep '18-18 Nov '18

Knock Knock: Humour in Contemporary Art

South London Gallery

KNOCK KNOCK explores the enduring use of humour as a device in contemporary

26 Sep '18-27 Jan '19


Ribera: Art of Violence

Dulwich Picture Gallery

Ribera: Art of Violence will be the first UK show of work by the Spanish Baroque artist and printmaker, Jusepe de Ribera (1591-1652), bringing

26 Sep '18-13 Jan '19


Martin Eder: Parasites

Newport Street Gallery

‘Parasites’ is a solo exhibition by Berlin-based artist Martin Eder featuring major new paintings alongside work spanning over a decade of the

26 Sep '18-23 Dec '18


A New Figurative Art 1920-1945: Works from the Giuseppe Iannaccone Collection

Estorick Collection

Since the early 1990s, Milanese lawyer Giuseppe Iannaccone has put together one of the most outstanding private collections of Italian art from the

27 Sep '18-15 Dec '18


Michelangelo Pistoletto: Origins and Consequences


Collating artworks from various private collections, the exhibition will focus on a selection of works spanning from 1958 to

27 Sep '18-06 Jan '19


Francis Upritchard: Wetwang Slack

Curve Gallery at Barbican Centre

Francis Upritchard’s site-specific installation draws from ceramics, tapestry, glassblowing and

27 Sep '18-21 Dec '18


Hannah Wilke

Alison Jacques Gallery

An exhibition spanning three decades of the American painter, sculptor, photographer, video and performance artist Hannah Wilke (1940 –

28 Sep '18-06 Jan '19

Amy Sillman: Landline

Camden Arts Centre

Working in New York, Amy Sillman’s wayward form of abstraction has pushed defiantly at the process-oriented approaches typically associated with

28 Sep '18-13 Jan '19


Black Mirror: Art As Social Satire

Saatchi Gallery

Black Mirror will explore art’s role in social satire, and how political uncertainty has influenced the art of recent years and features the work

02 Oct '18-17 Nov '18


A New Spirit Then, A New Spirit Now, 1981-2018 – Curated by Norman Rosenthal

Almine Rech Gallery

This exhibition reconstructs and reinterprets A New Spirit in Painting, a seminal presentation of 20th-century painting at the Royal Academy of Arts

03 Oct '18-10 Feb '19


Pierre Huyghe

Serpentine Gallery

Pierre Huyghe (b. 1962, Paris), one of the world’s leading conceptual artists known for creating complex immersive ecosystems, presents a major

03 Oct '18-06 Jan '19


Atelier E.B: Passer-by

Serpentine Sackler Gallery

Passer-by is a new exhibition by Atelier E.B, the collaborative fashion label by designer Beca Lipscombe and artist Lucy

03 Oct '18-15 Dec '18


Joe Bradley: Day World

Gagosian Gallery (Grosvenor Hill)

In his paintings, drawings, sculptures, and mixed-media works, Joe Bradley has produced a visual language that oscillates freely between personal

04 Oct '18-06 Jan '19


Athi-Patra Ruga: Of Gods, Rainbows and Omissions

Somerset House

New and rarely seen works from the internationally renowned South African artist Athi-Patra

25 Oct '18-03 Mar '19


Good Grief, Charlie Brown!

Somerset House

Good Grief, Charlie Brown! brings together Charles M. Schulz original Peanuts cartoons with work from a wide range of acclaimed

25 Oct '18-24 Nov '18


Dominic Kennedy: Broken Suns


An exhibition of new work by Dominic Kennedy. The starting point for this series of paintings comprises fragments of coloured paper collaged onto

31 Oct '18-12 Jan '19


Site Unseen


Inaugural exhibition Site Unseen at Dellasposa, a curated presentation of contemporary artists and modern

01 Nov '18-15 Dec '18


Michele Abeles: World Cup

Sadie Coles (Kingly Street)

Michele Abeles presents four new series of works. Each uses photographic imagery to create a suspended, composite realm in which the artist plays

01 Nov '18-14 Dec '18


Richard Smith: Uptown/Downtown 1959-63

Hazlitt Holland-Hibbert

Hazlitt Holland-Hibbert presents a long-overdue show of rare early works by Richard Smith (1931-2016), the first such survey to take place in the

07 Nov '18-21 Dec '18


Ilse D’Hollander

Victoria Miro Mayfair

In her short life, Ilse D’Hollander (1968–1997) created an intelligent, sensual and highly resonant body of work that continues to find

09 Nov '18-12 Jan '19


Léon Wuidar

White Cube - Mason's Yard

White Cube presents an exhibition of paintings by Belgian artist Léon Wuidar at Mason’s Yard. The artist’s second show with the gallery,

09 Nov '18-22 Dec '18


Jacky Tsai: Reincarnation

Unit London

Jacky Tsai works across a range of mediums including installation, sculpture and

16 Nov '18-12 Jan '19


Fiona Tan: Elsewhere

Frith Street Gallery

In Fiona Tan’s work explorations of memory, time, history and the role of visual images are

16 Nov '18-05 Jan '19


Ceal Floyer

Lisson Gallery (67 Lisson Street)

A new exhibition by Berlin-based artist Ceal Floyer featuring a distinct body of sculptural works, in poetic situations, subtle interventions, as

16 Nov '18-05 Jan '19


Leon Polk Smith

Lisson Gallery (27 Bell St)

An exhibition celebrating one of the founders of the hard-edge style of Minimalism, Leon Polk

16 Nov '18-05 Jan '19


Katja Seib: Dear Diary

Sadie Coles (Davies Street)

Katja Seib’s new paintings (all 2018) form an interconnected group throughout which lucid figuration blurs into dreamlike symbolism. Alternately

16 Nov '18-21 Dec '18


Channing Hansen: Morphogenesis

Stephen Friedman Gallery 1

A solo exhibition of new, large-scale works by American artist Channing Hansen. Hansen’s vibrant paintings comprise abstract, hand-knitted

16 Nov '18-06 Jan '19


Felipe Baeza

Maureen Paley

The first solo exhibition in the UK by Felipe Baeza. The work presented at Maureen Paley explores ideas surrounding his interest in migration,

21 Nov '18-20 Dec '18


Gordon Matta-Clark: Works 1970–1978

David Zwirner

An exhibition of works dating from 1970 to 1978 by Gordon Matta-Clark (1943–1978). Spanning three floors of David Zwirner’s London

28 Nov '18-19 Jan '19

Chiharu Shiota: Me Somewhere Else

Blain Southern

Chiharu Shiota’s first exhibition at Blain Southern’s London gallery centres around a new site-specific installation, along with sculpture

28 Nov '18-20 Jan '19


Darren Almond: Time Will Tell

White Cube - Bermondsey Street

Darren Almond’s diverse practice incorporates film, installation, sculpture and photography, to produce evocative meditations on time and duration

29 Nov '18-03 Feb '19


Rachel Maclean: The Lion and The Unicorn

National Gallery

Coinciding with the exhibition 

Landseer’s The Monarch of the Glen

National Gallery

One of the world’s best-known animal paintings, Edwin Landseer’s ‘The Monarch of the Glen’, returns to the National Gallery

30 Nov '18-09 Feb '19


Martin Creed: Toast

Hauser & Wirth (London)

An exhibition by Martin Creed entitled ‘Toast’ which includes new sculpture, painting, drawing, tapestry, video, live action and music. Creed

05 Dec '18-24 Feb '19


Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2018

South London Gallery

Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2018 returns to the SLG for the first time in nearly 20