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The Best Exhibitions in London | reviews, news & interviews

The Best Exhibitions in London

The Best Exhibitions in London

The capital's best exhibitions now

One of the greats: Frank Bowling at Tate Britain until 26 August© Tate Photography, Matt Greenwood


Frank Bowling, Tate Britain ★★★★★ Major retrospective of one of the greatest painters alive today. Until 26 August

Cutting Edge: Modernist British Printmaking, Dulwich Picture Gallery ★★★★ Excellent exhibition sheds light on linocuts of neglected Grosvenor School Modernists. Until 8 Sep

Dior: Designer of Dreams, Victoria & Albert Museum ★★★★★ Daring, flair and elegance over 80 year. Until 14 July 

Francis Bacon: Couplings, Gagosian Gallery ★★★★ A small selection focuses on the painter's radical figure paintings. Until 3 Aug

Lee Krasner: Living Colour, Barbican ★★★★★ Jaw-droppingly good Until 1 Sep

Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition, Design Museum ★★★★★ Concentrated archive show reveals the prodigious ferment of a film imagination. Until 15 Sep

Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing, The Queen's Gallery ★★★★★ Drawing was the language of thought for the greatest of Renaissance artists. Until 13 Oct

Edvard Munch: Love and Angst, British Museum ★★★★★ Norway's greatest painter revealed as a master printmaker. Until 21 Jul

Natalia Goncharova, Tate Modern ★★★★ Russian painter is overwhelming in her range and diversity. Until 8 Sep

Manga, British Museum ★★★★ Enormous exhibition on the Japanese art of graphic stories. Until 29 Aug

Van Gogh and Britain, Tate Britain ★★★★ The artist's London years provide an insight into his inner life. Until 11 August

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A compulsive, involving, emotionally stirring evening – theatre’s answer to a page-turner.
The Observer, Kate Kellaway


Direct from a sold-out season at Kiln Theatre the five star, hit play, The Son, is now playing at the Duke of York’s Theatre for a strictly limited season.



This final part of Florian Zeller’s trilogy is the most powerful of all.
The Times, Ann Treneman


Written by the internationally acclaimed Florian Zeller (The Father, The Mother), lauded by The Guardian as ‘the most exciting playwright of our time’, The Son is directed by the award-winning Michael Longhurst.


Book by 30 September and get tickets from £15*
with no booking fee.