The best art exhibitions, London, opening in June
From a Frida Kahlo extravaganza at the V&A to the 250th Summer Exhibition at the RA, these are the best art exhibitions London has on offer this June
Familial love captured in emotional brushwork and often lurid colours: the BP Portrait Awards returns to the National Portrait Gallery this June.Read more ...
Better than Narnia – this exhibition at the V&A, showing the contents of Kahlo's wardrobe, will delight Frida fans everywhere.Read more ...
The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition is renowned for its chaotic, non-hierarchical 'Salon Hang', glamorous visitors and flourishing emerging arts scene.
With Grayson Perry as this year's curator and the Academy 250th anniversary celebrations already in full swing, the 2018 edition is set to be bigger and better than ever.Read more ...
After the powerhouse that was Pink Floyd at the V&A, it’s unsurprising that The National Portrait Gallery wants a slice of pop action. And so, director Nicholas Cullinan has announced that the NPG's summer blockbuster exhibition will be an all out celebration of the man in the mirror and the art he has inspired.Read more ...
A rare display of Thomas Cole’s landscapes is making its way across the waters: expect mountain crags and transnational debate. As Cole's work is rarely seen outside of the United States, this is a once-in a lifetime exhibition for nineteenth-century enthusiasts.Read more ...
Masterpiece London is the must-attend event of the capital’s summer art season. Housed beneath a tented temporary structure in the grounds of The Royal Hospital Chelsea, Masterpiece showcases the best art, design, jewellery and antiques on the market today. Spanning more than 3,000 years of art history from some 150 renowned galleries worldwide, Masterpiece merits its reputation as one of the most prestigious and well-vetted art fairs in the world.Read more ...
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