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11 must-see exhibitions opening in October

Looking to top up your culture levels this autumn? You’re in luck.

By Rosemary Waugh

Summer is officially over, but that doesn’t mean you have to go into hibernation. As well as the nights getting darker, the leaves changing colour and the rediscovery of your winter coat, autumn brings with it a wealth of new and exciting exhibitions. From a major Bridget Riley retrospective at Hayward Gallery to Lego art from Ai Weiwei at Lisson Gallery, we’ve picked the best shows opening this October.

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