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This week's best new art

The best new exhibitions and art events you'd be mad to miss

'The Deluge' by Winifred Knights, 1920. Oil paint on canvas, Tate © The estate of Winifred Knights

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 best new art exhibitions in London

Bas Jan Ader

A solo exhibition of work by the legendary Dutch conceptualist, who tragically vanished in 1975 whilst staging an artwork: sailing a tiny vessel alone across the North Atlantic.

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Simon Lee , Mayfair Until Friday August 26 2016

Mark Grotjahn: Pink Cosco

The American painter will be showing two threads in his work here: his 'Butterfly' series of paintings, and his cardboard 'Mask' sculptures. As ever, expect lots of nods towards various art movements along the way.

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Gagosian Gallery , Mayfair Until Saturday September 17 2016

Melodrama, Act I

Showing in parallel with another 'act' at Luxembourg & Dayan's New York space, this group exhibition brings together a number of artists that work with theatrics and pathos, including prankster Maurizio Cattelan and collaborative duo Fischli & Weiss. 

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Luxembourg & Dayan , Mayfair Until Saturday August 20 2016

Nicole Vinokur: Paridayda

The South African artist will, fingers crossed, be bringing the great outdoors into the gallery: she's aiming to create a meadow that visitors can lie on and walk across barefoot.

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Tintype , Canonbury Wednesday June 29 2016 - Saturday July 23 2016

Josh Bilton: Undersong

For his latest show, Bilton has created an immersive installation inside the gallery, and an audio walking tour of the surrounding area. Both explore the use of Portland stone within architecture – and the effect it's had on the little island in Dorset where it's quarrried.

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Space , South Hackney Until Saturday September 17 2016

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