London has an exciting range of art exhibitions this summer. We have listed 10 of the main museums and public galleries with links to the venues as well as an outdoor sculpture show.
- Barbara Hepworth: Sculpture for a Modern World
24 June – 25 October 2015
A major retrospective of one of the most iconic female sculptors in Britain.
- Carsten Holler: Decision
10 June – 6 September 2015
Exploring perception and decision making, Belgian artist Carsten Holler entertains the viewers through various experiments beyond the gallery’s roof and walls.
- Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of An Icon
2 July -18 October 2015
Iconic portraits of the movie star by leading photographers spanning the various periods of her life.
- Sonia Delaunay :The EY Exhibition
15 April – 9 August 2015
The first UK retrospective featuring the artist’s painting, textiles and clothes.
- Summer Exhibition 2015
8 June – 16 August 2015
Like every summer for 247 years, a show exhibiting painting, sculpture, architecture and photography from new and established artists with a new sculpture by Conrad Shawcross in the courtyard.
- Zabludowicz Collection:20 Years
30 April- 16 August 2015
Works by over 30 leading artists highlighting the Zabludowicz collection.
- Duane Hanson: Iconic Sculptures
2 June – 13 September 2015
Duane Hanson’s lifelike sculptures portraying working-class Americans spread throughout the gallery. There is another exhibition at the other gallery featuring portraits from the great British young artist Lynette Yiadom-Boakye.
- We Want More: Image Making And Music In The 21st Century
17 July – 20 September 2015
This exhibition explores contemporary image-making and music culture.
- Fausto Pirandello 1899 – 1975
8 July – 6 September 2015
The first exhibition to be dedicated to Pirandello’s work in the United Kingdom. This Italian artist was greatly admired by Eric Estorick, who included a number of his paintings in the touring exhibitions he organised during the post-war period.
- Hannah Collins
4 July – 13 September 2015
British artist Hannah Collins will show some of her large unframed photographs and installations that involve film and sound.
- Sculpture In The City
This is an outdoor exhibition that will show a selection of contemporary sculptures placed in and around the Square Mile. This year, participating artists are : Ekkehard Altenburger (Germany); Bruce Beasley (USA); Adam Chodzko (UK); Ceal Floyer (UK); Laura Ford (UK); Damien Hirst (UK); Shan Hur (Korea); Folkert de Jong (Netherlands); Sigalit Landau (Israel); Kris Martin (Belgium); Keita Miyazaki (Japan); Tomoaki Suzuki (Japan); Xavier Veilhan (France); and Ai Weiwei (China).
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