100 best paintings in London: full list

Leading artists, gallery owners, curators and critics pick the best paintings to be seen in the capital

Over 600 paintings were nominated, see which paintings made our definitive list of 'The 100 best paintings in London'.

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'Monument' - Philip Guston

WHEN? 1976WHERE CAN I SEE IT? This painting is part of the Tate collection but currently not on display. Check Tate Modern or Tate Britain to see when it will next be on show.I LIKE IT See also 'The Visit'

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'Electric Chair' - Andy Warhol

WHEN? 1964WHERE CAN I SEE IT? This painting is part of the Tate collection but currently not on display. Check Tate Modern or Tate Britain to see when it will next be on show.I LIKE IT See also 'The Citizen'

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90

'Fall' - Bridget Riley

WHEN? 1963WHERE CAN I SEE IT? This painting is part of the Tate collection but currently not on display. Check Tate Modern or Tate Britain to see when it will next be on show.I LIKE IT See also 'Six Mile Bottom'

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74

'The Great Day of His Wrath' - John Martin

WHEN? 1851-3WHERE CAN I SEE IT? This painting is part of the Tate collection but currently not on display. Check Tate Modern or Tate Britain to see when it will next be on show.I LIKE IT See also 'The Fighting Temeraire'

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'The Upper Room' - Chris Ofili

WHEN? 1999WHERE CAN I SEE IT? This installation is currently not on display. Check Tate Modern or Tate Britainto see when it will next be on show.I LIKE IT See also 'No Woman, No Cry'

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'The Visit' - Willem de Kooning

WHEN? 1966-1967WHERE CAN I SEE IT? This painting is part of the Tate collection but currently not on display. Check Tate Modern or Tate Britain to see when it will next be on show.I LIKE IT See also 'Monument'

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62

'Cage 1-6' - Gerhard Richter

WHEN? 2006WHERE CAN I SEE IT? This painting is part of the Tate collection but currently not on display. Check Tate Modern or Tate Britain to see when it will next be on show.I LIKE IT See also 'The Four Seasons'

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61

'I Love the Whole World' - Agnes Martin

WHEN? 1999 WHERE CAN I SEE IT? This painting is part of the Tate collection but currently not on display. Check Tate Modern or Tate Britain to see when it will next be on show.I LIKE IT See also 'Six Mile Bottom'

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'After Lunch' - Patrick Caulfield

WHEN? 1975WHERE CAN I SEE IT? This painting is part of the Tate collection but currently not on display. Check Tate Modern or Tate Britain to see when it will next be on show.I LIKE IT See also 'A Bigger Splash'

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56

'No Woman, No Cry' - Chris Ofili

WHEN? 1998WHERE CAN I SEE IT? This painting is part of the Tate collection but currently not on display. Check Tate Modern or Tate Britain to see when it will next be on show.I LIKE IT See also 'The Upper Room'

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53

'Abstract Painting No 5' - Ad Reinhardt

WHEN? 1962WHERE CAN I SEE IT? This painting is part of the Tate collection but currently not on display. Check Tate Modern or Tate Britain to see when it will next be on show.I LIKE IT See also 'The Seagram Murals'

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49

'Mystic transportation' - René Daniëls

WHEN? 1987WHERE CAN I SEE IT? This painting is part of the Tate collection but currently not on display. Check Tate Modern or Tate Britain to see when it will next be on show.I LIKE IT See also 'Cage 1-6'

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'Echo Lake' - Peter Doig

WHEN? 1998WHERE CAN I SEE IT? This painting is part of the Tate collection but currently not on display. Check Tate Modern or Tate Britain to see when it will next be on show.I LIKE IT See also 'Ski Jacket'

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36

'The Snail' - Henri Matisse

WHEN? 1953WHERE CAN I SEE IT? This painting is part of the Tate collection but currently not on display. Check Tate Modern or Tate Britain to see when it will next be on show.I LIKE IT See also 'Weeping Woman'

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29

'IKB 79' - Yves Klein

WHEN? 1959WHERE CAN I SEE IT? This painting is part of the Tate collection but currently not on display. Check Tate Modern or Tate Britain to see when it will next be on show.I LIKE IT See also 'Abstract Painting No 5'

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28

'Weeping Woman' - Pablo Picasso

WHEN? 1937WHERE CAN I SEE IT? This painting is part of the Tate collection but currently not on display. Check Tate Modern or Tate Britain to see when it will next be on show.I LIKE IT See also 'The Three Dancers'

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25

'The Citizen' - Richard Hamilton

WHEN? 1993WHERE CAN I SEE IT? This painting is part of the Tate collection but currently not on display. Check Tate Modern or Tate Britain to see when it will next be on show.I LIKE IT See also 'Electric Chair'

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'Ski Jacket' - Peter Doig

WHEN? 1994WHERE CAN I SEE IT? This painting is part of the Tate collection but currently not on display. Check Tate Modern or Tate Britain to see when it will next be on show.I LIKE IT See also 'Echo Lake'

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15

'The Four Seasons' - Cy Twombly

WHEN? 1993WHERE CAN I SEE IT? This painting is part of the Tate collection but currently not on display. Check Tate Modern or Tate Britain to see when it will next be on show.I LIKE IT See also 'Cage 1-6'

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