With an art scene as changeable as London's, how can you ever keep track of what to see right now? By using this page, that's how. These are the new openings the Time Out Art team thinks are worth seeing. If you'd prefer to see something we already know is good, try our list of London's top ten art exhibitions.
The ICA presents the first UK display dedicated to Vienna-based architectural magazine Bau. Published between 1965 and 1970, and packaged like a glossy fashion magazine, it was a platform for radical approaches to architecture in Austria, combining rich imagery with key texts by philosophers, artists and architects.Read more
Over the period of a year, the Nigerian photographer visited the Bamiyan Valley in Afghanistan, where he sought to capture the changing seasons of this area most commonly associated with the Taliban. What resulted is a poetic and beautiful series of landscapes that expose the consequences of ongoing warfare but also a strong sense of hope as the land regenerates and heals.Read more
Painter Andrew Salgado curates this group exhibition of emerging and established fellow painters to celebrate developments in representational art today. The show includes heavyweights such as Francis Bacon and Gary Hume, as well as younger names including Alison Blickle and Scott Anderson.Read more
On the last Friday of the month, SLAM Fridays focuses on a different area of London from Bankside to Greenwich, with galleries opening late and artist-led tours to help gallery-goers navigate between venues. Keep your eye out for the printed South London Art Map that lists over 90 galleries, in case you fancy visiting at other times of the week. Jul 31 spotlights Bankside.Read more