Thursday, September 21The Voice of London

Six must-see exhibitions in London this November

Check out the latest exhibitions and events coming up this month.

Reporter: Cecilia Peruzzi | Sub-Editor: Emily Fortune

Poster for the Abstract Expressionism Exhibition at The Royal Academy of Arts | (Photobucket)
Poster for the Abstract Expressionism Exhibition at The Royal Academy of Arts | (Photobucket)

Abstract Expressionism

24 September 2016 – 2 January 2017

Location: Royal Academy of the Arts (Green Park)

Tickets: £17 (concessions available)

Why you should see it:

After receiving stellar reviews and a 5-star rating from Time Out, the RA exhibition

comprising of American artists such as Pollock, De Kooning and Rothko is becoming one of

London’s main attractions. The impressive use of energy and colour will inspire you to go

and buy an art kit as soon as possible. Tickets are £17 (concessions available), however if you

want to avid cueing for hours, book your tickets online on the RA website.

 

Picasso Portraits at The National Portrait Gallery | (npg)
Picasso Portraits at The National Portrait Gallery | (npg)

Picasso Portraits

6 October 2016 – 5 February 2017

Location: National Portrait Gallery (  Charing Cross)

Tickets: £17 (concessions available)

Why you should see it:

The exhibition follows Picasso’s evolution as an artist from his

boyhood to his later humorous caricatures. Over 80 works are exposed, going from

celebrated masterpieces to never-seen-before private collection items. Tickets can

be booked online on the National Portrait Gallery website.

 

Taylor Wessing Photography Portrait Prize at The National Portrait Gallery | (Wessing)
Taylor Wessing Photography Portrait Prize at The National Portrait Gallery | (Wessing)

Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2016

17 November 2016 – 26 February 2017

Location: National Portrait Gallery (  Charing Cross)

Tickets: £6 (concessions available)

Why you should see it:

The leading, international photography competition is back once

again. This time featuring 57 works, showcasing an array of talented amateurs to

expert photographers. Coming from different parts of the world, each photograph in the

collection tells its own fascinating story, isn’t that reason enough to go see it?

 

Poster for South Africa: The Art of a Nation | (The British Museum)
Poster for South Africa: The Art of a Nation | (The British Museum)

South Africa: The art of a nation

27 October 2016 – 26 February 2017

Location: British Museum (  Holborn)

Tickets: £12

Why you should see it:

The latest British Museum exhibition showcases a range of art telling

a story that goes back 100,000 years. South Africa’s history is explored through the art of

rock caving and contemporary works. Tickets are £12 with concessions available, but with

the 2-for-1 ticket offer for students on weekdays after 2.30pm, there really is no excuse not to go.

 

A glimpse of
A glimpse of the exhibition | (Tate Modern)

Hyundai Commission: Philippe Parreno: Anywhen

4 October 2016 – 2 April 2017

Location: Tate Modern (London Bridge)

Tickets: Free

Why you should see it:

Tate Modern has always been the code word for avant-garde, this

time it has outdone itself. Transforming the famous Turbine Hall into a new experience that

will “challenge your perception of space and time”. The exhibition changes throughout the

day and is set to evolve during its six-month period of commission. With free entry

available, why not check it out every month until closing?

 

Discover the impact of The Beatles and the 1960s on today’s society | (VisitLondon)

You Say You Want a Revolution? Records and Rebels 1966 – 1970

September 10 2016 – 26 February 2017

Location: Victoria and Albert Museum (South Kensington)

Tickets: £16

Why you should see it:

Beatles fans out there, brace yourselves! The V&A has opened the

ultimate exhibition, exploring the significance and impact of the late 1960s on today’s

society. Through the use of iconic music, fashion, political activism and much more.

 

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