Art & Photography

Your guide to London galleries and art exhibitions. Find information and reviews for the latest London exhibitions and hot new art shows here.

Things Get Trippy In This Massive Free Exhibition

Things Get Trippy In This Massive Free Exhibition

Not one to visit on a full stomach. | By Tabish Khan ★★★☆☆
Enter A Fake Museum And Become A Citizen Of The World At Frieze Art Fair

Enter A Fake Museum And Become A Citizen Of The World At Frieze Art Fair

Our top picks from Frieze London and Frieze Masters. | By Tabish Khan
When Urinal Met Lobster Phone: A Dalí And Duchamp Love-In

When Urinal Met Lobster Phone: A Dalí And Duchamp Love-In

Two art history behemoths. | By Tabish Khan ★★★★☆
Photographs That Make Us Question What We're Seeing

Photographs That Make Us Question What We're Seeing

From the harrowing to the surreal. | By Tabish Khan ★★★☆☆
Swings And A Giant Mirror Ball - Tate Modern Has Never Been So Much Fun

Swings And A Giant Mirror Ball - Tate Modern Has Never Been So Much Fun

We had too much fun. | By Tabish Khan ★★★★★
Dramatic Spanish Painting Comes To The West End

Dramatic Spanish Painting Comes To The West End

Religion at the Wallace Collection. | By Tabish Khan ★★★☆☆
12 Of The Best Exhibitions To See In October

12 Of The Best Exhibitions To See In October

We've got your month of art sorted. | By Tabish Khan
Look At These Gorgeous And Stark Photos Of Londoners

Look At These Gorgeous And Stark Photos Of Londoners

Inspired by William Blake's London. | By Harry Rosehill
When Italy Met Britain And Poor Art Became Richer

When Italy Met Britain And Poor Art Became Richer

A ladder with no rungs. | By Tabish Khan ★★★☆☆
What Is The Perfect Work Of Art? Get Yourself A National Art Pass And You Don't Have To Choose

What Is The Perfect Work Of Art? Get Yourself A National Art Pass And You Don't Have To Choose

Become a pro gallery hopper with a National Art Pass. | Sponsor
Opera To Stir Your Soul At The V&A In This Musical Blockbuster

Opera To Stir Your Soul At The V&A In This Musical Blockbuster

Power, passion and politics. | By Tabish Khan ★★★★☆
From Hercules To Pink Floyd: See The Works Of Gerald Scarfe

From Hercules To Pink Floyd: See The Works Of Gerald Scarfe

Beyond the political satire. | By Tabish Khan ★★★☆☆
East London Just Got A Little Creepier With These Mythical Monsters

East London Just Got A Little Creepier With These Mythical Monsters

Don't miss the tree covered in crows. | By Tabish Khan ★★★★★
Voyeurism At The Ballet: Degas At The National Gallery

Voyeurism At The Ballet: Degas At The National Gallery

The art of movement. | By Tabish Khan ★★★☆☆
These People Had Famous Artworks Painted On Their Naked Bodies

These People Had Famous Artworks Painted On Their Naked Bodies

Human canvasses take to London's streets. | By Harry Rosehill
Someone's Created A History Of London In Lego... It's Something Quite Special

Someone's Created A History Of London In Lego... It's Something Quite Special

Never before has a toy oozed such death and destruction. | By Will Noble
Seen This Colourful Crossing In Bankside?

Seen This Colourful Crossing In Bankside?

From the artists famous for painting the Berlin Wall. | By Will Noble
The Eclectic Genius Of Basquiat At Barbican

The Eclectic Genius Of Basquiat At Barbican

Sadly we'll never get to find out how brilliant he could have been. | By Tabish Khan ★★★★☆
This Artist Has Created 3 Future Londons, In 3 Different Video Games

This Artist Has Created 3 Future Londons, In 3 Different Video Games

Welcome to bonus levels. | By Will Noble
Lost Banksy Returning To Original Site In Hackney

Lost Banksy Returning To Original Site In Hackney

Home sweet home. | By Londonist Staff
An Absolute Thriller: Michael Jackson Art Exhibition Coming To London

An Absolute Thriller: Michael Jackson Art Exhibition Coming To London

Will you be there? | By Harry Rosehill
Flags, Beer And Targets: Jasper Johns At Royal Academy Of Arts

Flags, Beer And Targets: Jasper Johns At Royal Academy Of Arts

Read between the lines. | By Tabish Khan ★★★★☆
Fashion And Photography Combine Absolutely Fabulously In A Old Courthouse

Fashion And Photography Combine Absolutely Fabulously In A Old Courthouse

Burberry pulls out all the stops. | By Tabish Khan ★★★★☆
A Peek Inside Du Cane Court

A Peek Inside Du Cane Court

An art deco beaut. | By Will Noble
In Pictures: LGBTQ London On Film

In Pictures: LGBTQ London On Film

Surprising. Vibrant. Essential watching. | By Will Noble
Banksy Returns With Brilliant Homage To Basquiat At The Barbican

Banksy Returns With Brilliant Homage To Basquiat At The Barbican

An "unofficial" collaboration. | By Harry Rosehill
Have You Spotted These Arty Bollards Outside London Bridge Station?

Have You Spotted These Arty Bollards Outside London Bridge Station?

Slow down commuters. | By Tabish Khan
Check Out This Gaudy Inflatable Sculpture In Broadgate

Check Out This Gaudy Inflatable Sculpture In Broadgate

Camille Walala brings colour to the City. | By M@
Why Has This Old South London Library Been Filled With Hundreds Of Eggs?

Why Has This Old South London Library Been Filled With Hundreds Of Eggs?

A curate's egg of a show. | By Tabish Khan ★★★☆☆
Luxury Flats Stir Monsters From The Deep In This Crazy Graphic Novel

Luxury Flats Stir Monsters From The Deep In This Crazy Graphic Novel

Monsterzz. They're basically the new fixie bike. | By Harry Rosehill
A Stunning Exhibition Of Casts Has Landed At Tate Britain... But We're Left Feeling A Little Empty

A Stunning Exhibition Of Casts Has Landed At Tate Britain... But We're Left Feeling A Little Empty

Casts, lots of casts. | By Tabish Khan ★★★☆☆
Check Out These Stunning Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Images

Check Out These Stunning Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Images

At the National History Museum in October. | By Will Noble
One Of London's Best Sculptures Finally Sees The Light

One Of London's Best Sculptures Finally Sees The Light

Rescued from a shrubbery. | By M@
The Scythians Have Ridden Into The British Museum

The Scythians Have Ridden Into The British Museum

Time for some horseback raiding. | By Tabish Khan ★★★☆☆
Can Graphic Design Save Your Life? Find Out In This Free Exhibition

Can Graphic Design Save Your Life? Find Out In This Free Exhibition

How did the Red Cross symbol come about? | By Tabish Khan ★★★★☆
See These Balloons Over The City?

See These Balloons Over The City?

Up up and away. | By Will Noble
A Tube Line From Greenwich To India?

A Tube Line From Greenwich To India?

19th century cartoon predicts the future. | By M@
Peek Inside This Swanky Mayfair Flat

Peek Inside This Swanky Mayfair Flat

A somewhat voyeuristic experience. | By Tabish Khan ★★★★☆
Exploding Flowers, Skulls, Life And Death At Guildhall

Exploding Flowers, Skulls, Life And Death At Guildhall

Freeze dried flowers explode in slow motion. | By Tabish Khan ★★★★☆
One Of Our Favourite Free Exhibitions Is Back

One Of Our Favourite Free Exhibitions Is Back

Stunning photos of the year's biggest news stories. | By Tabish Khan
A Free Exhibition Of The Renaissance's Greatest Artists

A Free Exhibition Of The Renaissance's Greatest Artists

Leonardo, Michelangelo & Raphael in one room. | By Tabish Khan ★★★★☆
There's Now A Much Easier Way To Nab A Bargain At Selfridges

There's Now A Much Easier Way To Nab A Bargain At Selfridges

You'll feel bad walking out empty handed. | By Tabish Khan
In Photos: London's Most Stunning Sunsets

In Photos: London's Most Stunning Sunsets

Majestic. | By Eleana Overett
11 Exhibitions Not To Miss In September

11 Exhibitions Not To Miss In September

Plus festivals and art fairs. | By Tabish Khan
London Bar Tops That'll Make You Stay For Hours

London Bar Tops That'll Make You Stay For Hours

Seriously good looking. | By Eleana Overett
Bet You Never Noticed This Conceptual Art In King's Cross Tube

Bet You Never Noticed This Conceptual Art In King's Cross Tube

Full Circle. | By M@
Woah! Check Out These Stunning Shots Of London From Above

Woah! Check Out These Stunning Shots Of London From Above

Do look down. | By Will Noble
In Pictures: The Futuristic London Buildings That Have Already Been Demolished

In Pictures: The Futuristic London Buildings That Have Already Been Demolished

Ahead of their time. Gone before their time. | By Will Noble
This Will Make You Smile... Pictures Of London Landmarks Held In Front Of The Actual Landmarks

This Will Make You Smile... Pictures Of London Landmarks Held In Front Of The Actual Landmarks

Double vision. | By Will Noble
London's Best Stunts Caught On Camera

London's Best Stunts Caught On Camera

Floating houses, life-sized dinosaurs... and a 'Sharknado'. | By Eleana Overett
This London Skyline Looks Like Rubbish... Because It Is

This London Skyline Looks Like Rubbish... Because It Is

Why doesn't The Shard actually look like this? | By Will Noble
Geeky Londoners Will Love This Instagram Account

Geeky Londoners Will Love This Instagram Account

Archaically quaint to the fantastically modern. | By Laura Reynolds
In Pictures: London's Best Garden Street Art

In Pictures: London's Best Garden Street Art

Britain's got talent. | By Eleana Overett
In Photos: Life In Victorian London

In Photos: Life In Victorian London

Including incredible sightseeing carriages. | By Eleana Overett
You Won't Believe These London Themed Tattoos

You Won't Believe These London Themed Tattoos

Tempted? | By Eleana Overett
A London Reclaimed By Nature

A London Reclaimed By Nature

The urban jungle. | By Will Noble
Check Out This Colourful Graffiti In Shoreditch

Check Out This Colourful Graffiti In Shoreditch

What's your favourite? | By Eleana Overett
Here Are The Best (And Worst) Exhibitions On In London Right Now

Here Are The Best (And Worst) Exhibitions On In London Right Now

Eight shows to see, three to avoid. | By Tabish Khan
Haunting Photos Of London

Haunting Photos Of London

The capital's darker side. | By Londonist Staff
In Photos: Will You Obey These London Rules?

In Photos: Will You Obey These London Rules?

Guerrilla tactics. | By Eleana Overett
In Pictures: Proof That Londoners Have A Lot To Smile About

In Pictures: Proof That Londoners Have A Lot To Smile About

Cheeky and cheerful. | By Eleana Overett
Best Cafes To Work From In London

Best Cafes To Work From In London

Get motivated, get focused. | By Eleana Overett
The Team Behind Rain Room Have A New Exhibition With Drones

The Team Behind Rain Room Have A New Exhibition With Drones

Flying right above our heads. | By Tabish Khan ★★★★☆
Brave Enough To Get A Tattoo? Try One Of These London Parlours

Brave Enough To Get A Tattoo? Try One Of These London Parlours

It's become a mainstream art. | By Will Noble
In Photos: Best Of Kingston Upon Thames

In Photos: Best Of Kingston Upon Thames

An ancient town in the corner of London. | By Eleana Overett
In Photos: London Street Style From The 50s and 60s

In Photos: London Street Style From The 50s and 60s

Keep an eye out for Bowie and Twiggy. | By Eleana Overett
In Pictures: Beautiful London Front Doors

In Pictures: Beautiful London Front Doors

Knock knock. | By Londonist Staff
The V&A's New Exhibition Road Quarter Is Now Open

The V&A's New Exhibition Road Quarter Is Now Open

A spacious new courtyard. | By Tabish Khan
In Photos: London In The Fog

In Photos: London In The Fog

A city shrouded. | By Londonist Staff
In Photos: The Dark Side Of London's Graffiti

In Photos: The Dark Side Of London's Graffiti

Londoners telling it as it is. | By Londonist
Get Your Royal Bling On With These Spectacular Carriages

Get Your Royal Bling On With These Spectacular Carriages

Start practising your royal wave. | By Tabish Khan
In Pictures: London In 1945

In Pictures: London In 1945

Start of a new era. | By Eleana Overett
Have You Seen The Weird Sculptures In Regent's Park?

Have You Seen The Weird Sculptures In Regent's Park?

From subtle to absurd. | By Tabish Khan
'Crossrail Train' Appears Beneath Street Outside Major London Museum

'Crossrail Train' Appears Beneath Street Outside Major London Museum

Do look down. | By Will Noble
Meet The Artist Whose Studio Is In Tower Bridge

Meet The Artist Whose Studio Is In Tower Bridge

Something to see at the bridge other than the glass walkway. | By Tabish Khan
Step Inside Matisse's Studio And Discover His Inspirations

Step Inside Matisse's Studio And Discover His Inspirations

Matisse the cultural magpie. | By Tabish Khan ★★★☆☆
New Interactive Map Weaves Together Old And Modern London Photos

New Interactive Map Weaves Together Old And Modern London Photos

Oxford Street, Covent Garden and Buckingham Palace. | By Laura Reynolds
In Photos: The Traders And Customers Of Columbia Road Flower Market

In Photos: The Traders And Customers Of Columbia Road Flower Market

A Sunday institution. | By Will Noble
Building Wrecked By Earthquake? No, It's Art

Building Wrecked By Earthquake? No, It's Art

Look out for this on Fulham Palace Road. | By M@
Out Of This World Photography Lands In Greenwich

Out Of This World Photography Lands In Greenwich

Far out. | By Laura Reynolds
Remember When They Played Cricket In The Somerset House Courtyard?

Remember When They Played Cricket In The Somerset House Courtyard?

Welcome to The Learned Society of Extra Ordinary Objects. | By Tabish Khan ★★★★☆
In Photos: London's Punniest Shop Names

In Photos: London's Punniest Shop Names

London's got jokes. | By Londonist Staff
Drawings Of London Done On MS Paint

Drawings Of London Done On MS Paint

Celebrating Paint's survival and our fair city. | By Harry Rosehill
London News From The 1920s

London News From The 1920s

From boom to bust. | By Eleana Overett
Vintage Images From The London Underground

Vintage Images From The London Underground

Possibly a little cleaner. | By Eleana Overett
Museum Of London Imagines What Future London Might Look Like

Museum Of London Imagines What Future London Might Look Like

An interesting insight, but it leaves us wanting more. | By Tabish Khan ★★★☆☆
You Might Get A Stranger Sitting In Your Lap At This Exhibition

You Might Get A Stranger Sitting In Your Lap At This Exhibition

He also stole our glasses. | By Tabish Khan ★★★★☆
It's All Black And White At The Estorick Collection

It's All Black And White At The Estorick Collection

A trippy hybrid of art and design. | By Tabish Khan ★★★★☆
London's Newest Maze Is Extremely Instagrammable

London's Newest Maze Is Extremely Instagrammable

It includes a hall of mirrors too. | By Tabish Khan ★★★★☆
Nelson Mandela Appears On Mandela Street

Nelson Mandela Appears On Mandela Street

Marking what would have been his 99th birthday. | By Will Noble