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The Best Exhibitions in London | reviews, news & interviews

The Best Exhibitions in London

The Best Exhibitions in London

Giacometti, Picasso, Pink Floyd and more: our favourite shows to see now

Woman with Her Throat Cut, from Alberto Giacometti at Tate Modern National Galleries of Scotland © Alberto Giacometti Estate, ACS/DACS, 2017


Albertto Giacometti, Tate Modern ★★★★★ An ample and moving encounter with a visionary modernist Until 10 Sept

America After the Fall, Royal Academy ★★★★ Revelatory portrayal of the artistic response to the Great Depression. Until 4 June

Chris Ofili, National Gallery ★★★★★ Weaving with water: a tribute to Trinidad, the Old Masters and Mario Balotelli. Until 28 Aug

David Hockney, Tate Britain ★★★★ Blockbuster to mark the artist's 80th birthday has Los Angeles light and Yorkshire warmth. Until 29 May

Deutsche Börse/Roger Mayne, Photographers' Gallery ★★★★ Mid-century street photography rubs shoulders with this year's prize shortlist. Until 11 Jun

Geta Bratescu, Camden Arts Centre ★★★★★ A one-woman riot: the Romanian artist who has come in from the cold. Until 18 Jun

Giacomo Balla: Designing the Future, Estorick Collection ★★★★ Futurism, fashion and flair: works from the Biagiotti Cigna Collection Until 25 Jun

Gillian Wearing and Claude Cahun, National Portrait Gallery ★★★★ Gender and identity explored by artists born 70 years apart. Until 29 May

Picasso: Minotaurs and Matadors, Gagosian ★★★★ Bullish Picasso still fascinates in Sir John Richardson’s richly curated show. Until 25 Aug

Pink Floyd: Their Mortal Remains, V&A ★★★★ Brilliantly inventive exhibition revisits a half-century of the Floyd. Until 1 Oct

Queer British Art 1861-1967, Tate Britain ★★★★ A vital selective history in images, but is much of it great art - and does it matter? Until 1 Oct

The American Dream: Pop to the Present, British Museum ★★★★★ Sixty years of print-making makes for a thrilling all-American portrait. Until 18 Jun

Vanessa Bell, Dulwich Picture Gallery ★★★ The Bloomsbury painter whose life outshone her art. Until 4 Jun

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