London's blockbuster exhibitions open now
Planning a cultural day out in the capital? From Tate Britain's celebration of feminist art to Dulwich Picture Gallery's major Rubens show, don't miss the biggest exhibitions in London.
London is home to one of the most vibrant art scenes in the world. Whether you're interested in major international artists, world history or the bright new stars of visual art, there's something on offer for every cultural appetite.
From visitor favourites such as Tate and the V&A to neighbourhood gems like Dulwich Picture Gallery, a rolling programme of must-see exhibitions runs throughout the year.
Here's our guide to some of the biggest blockbuster exhibitions in London right now.
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Over 100 feminist artists working in the UK go on display in this landmark exhibition, highlighting their radical ideas, rebellious methods, and significant contributions to British culture and the women's liberation movement.
Be transported to Frank Walter's stunning studio in coastal Antigua in this major exhibition of his landscape paintings and sculptures, and a newly-commissioned immersive set by award-winning designer Jeremy Herbert.
Both kids and adults alike can take an atmospheric trip through Japan to discover how its rich landscapes and folklore have informed Japanese culture and technology, including movies, manga, and video games.
See the powerful women who inspired and painted by Flemish artist Peter Paul Rubens in this major exhibition, uniting over 40 of his paintings and drawings to examine the important place women (both real and imagined) occupied in his world.
Grainy black and white photographs capturing the streets of Japan go on display in this major retrospective of pioneering Japanese artist, Daido Moriyama, whose unique aesthetic captures the essence of urban life to interrogate how we see the world.
Deep dive into the history of the skateboard, from its humble beginnings in 1950 to the technological advancements of today, in the first UK exhibition dedicated to the evolution of its design and the communities that formed around it.
Witness masterpieces by one of the most sought-after 17th-century Dutch artists, whose portraits still breathe with life 400 years after they were painted. His technical painting skills coupled with his relaxed and animated presentation of his sitters revolutionised the genre.
The anxious and turbulent 20th-century is captured by one of the most captivating painters of the time in this blockbuster retrospective of Philip Guston, who bridges the personal and political, the abstract and the figurative, and the humorous and the tragic.
Discover how YBA Sarah Lucas uses everyday objects to blend the familiar with the funny and explore the human condition to challenge how we understand sex, class and gender in this retrospective exhibition examining her 40-year career.
Travel across the world in this major group exhibition to discover how women and gender non-conforming artists are exploring the relationship between gender and ecology through photography and film.
Gray Wielebinski transforms the ICA into an immersive investigation of constructed worlds, drawing inspiration from sci-fi, Cold War legacies, and games. The exhibition explores themes of surveillance, community, and hope in the wake of a pandemic and terminal capitalism.
Explores the untold stories of Black British fashion from the 1970s to the present day, celebrating the unique visions and impact of the creatives who have shifted Britain's design landscape.
Be dazzled by the iconic divas and their spectacular outfits in this star-studded show, who will prove that diva, in fact, is a female version of a hustler.
The complexities of motherhood, childhood, sexuality and identity are interrogated in this landmark exhibition of over 40 works by women artists, including Louise Bourgeois, Marlene Dumas, and Pipilotti Rist.
Journey across the varied landscapes, borders and time zones of Africa in this expansive exhibition to uncover the continent's diverse cultures and how photography can transcend time by bridging the past and the future in powerful ways.
The more you see, the more we do.
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