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.
Experiencing art is no longer confined to the realms of just using your eyes. So get ready for your senses to be tantalized at this interactive display of four Tate Collection gems by Francis Bacon, Richard Hamilton, David Bomberg (pictured) and John Latham. IK Prize winners, Flying Object have brought the talents of a master chocolatier, scent expert, audio specialist, interactive theatre maker, lighting designer and digital agency together to stimulate your sense of taste, touch, smell and hearing, encouraging a new way of seeing.Read more
Combining materials that reference the domestic, Samuels will create a contemplative environment for his latest sculptures made from found objects and reconfigured industrial materials. Shown alongside collected ephemera and furniture, Samuels’ abstracted assemblages disrupt our conventional reading of glass vases, cast concrete and fragments. Gallery visitors are encouraged to engage with the work, so take a pew and reflect.Read more
In collaboration with Roman Road, Omer Tiroche presents a number of the French artist's distinctive blue-hued photographic series. Using particular printing techniques, Mailaender is able to arrest his images in either ethereal blue tones or as dramatic silhouettes. Here, 'Fun Archive', a collection of images sourced from the Internet and flea markets, are displayed as cyanotype prints on plasterboards showcased alongside ‘Jungle Fever’, a series of photograms of tropical leaves.Read more
Fig-2’s presentation of spontaneous exhibitions continues with Veronika Hauer who explores performance, without the physical activity, through writing, speech, sculpture, video and prints. Featuring video works and a series of posters, Hauer will also launch the first ever issue of her online magazine Nowiswere.Read more
London is a thriving city. It’s always changing, adapting and expanding. Over the past 30 years, one particular area due to its close proximity to The City of London, the South Bank has undergone numerous transformations. Photographer and oral historian Mike Tsang presents his portrait of the area through photographic portraits and written interviews with 10 local workers along with archival imagery.Read more
In the Prints & Originals gallery, the British artist presents his zinc assemblages, which are inspired by the beauty of derelict buildings and fairgrounds. By exposing metal sheets to acid baths, Hammond is able to create texture and a varied colour palette so the etched found imagery and symbols of popular culture take on a gritty and elusive quality.Read more