We Recommend: Visual Arts

Illuminating Women: Photographs by Mayotte Magnus

Sat 8 Sept - Sun 24 Mar

National Portrait Gallery

This exhibition celebrating creative women revisits key portraits from Magnus including artists Liliane Lijn and Glenys Barton, authors Marina Warner and Margaret Drabble, actresses Glenda Jackson and Judi Dench or Nadine Gordimer.

Visual Arts

Renzo Piano – The Art of Making Buildings

Sat 15 Sept - Sun 20 Jan

Royal Academy of Arts

From The Shard in London to the Pompidou Centre in Paris, the buildings of Renzo Piano have enriched cities across the globe. This exhibition reveals the vision and invention behind his pioneering work, showing how architecture can touch the human spirit.

Visual Arts

Courtauld Impressionists: from Manet to Cézanne

Mon 17 Sept - Sun 20 Jan

National Gallery

This exhibition traces the development of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings through a selection of over forty masterpieces from the collection of the Courtauld Gallery, including famous works by Cézanne, Toulouse-Lautrec, Renoir, Manet and Seurat.

Visual Arts

Ulla von Brandenburg: Sweet Feast

Thu 20 Sept - Sun 31 Mar

Whitechapel Gallery

Ulla von Brandenburg takes previous Whitechapel Gallery exhibition Sweets (1973) as inspiration for this new commission. Von Brandenburg re-enacts this show with local children in a new immersive and colourful seating structure. With the support of Fluxus Art Projects.

Visual Arts

Pierre Huyghe

Wed 3 Oct - Sun 10 Feb

Serpentine Galleries

Pierre Huyghe, one of the world’s leading conceptual artists, presents a major new exhibition transforming the Serpentine Gallery into a porous and contingent environment, housing different forms of cognition, emerging intelligences, biological reproduction and instinctual behaviours. Exhibition supported by Fluxus Art Projects.

Visual Arts

Pin-Ups: Toulouse-Lautrec and the Arts of Celebrity

Sat 6 Oct - Sun 20 Jan

Scottish National Gallery

This exhibition focuses on Toulouse-Lautrec’s lithographic posters, portfolio prints and illustrations which made stars of Montmartre’s venues and their entertainers such as Yvette Guilbert, Jane Avril and Aristide Bruant.

Visual Arts

Modern Couples – Art, Intimacy and the Avant-garde

Wed 10 Oct - Sun 27 Jan

Barbican Art Gallery

Explore modern art and modern love; this major exhibition reveals how relationships can become a playground for creativity.

Visual Arts

For the Love of Corals

Sat 27 Oct - Sat 19 Jan

Obsidian Coast (Bradford-on-Avon)

Obsidian Coast presents its inaugural exhibition, For the Love of Corals by artist Sonia Levy, a cinematic inquiry that focuses on the daily labour of caring for endangered beings to resuscitate them from their imminent human-induced extinction. Supported by Fluxus Art Project.

Visual Arts

Fernand Léger: New Times, New Pleasures

Fri 23 Nov - Sun 17 Mar

Tate Liverpool

Enthralled by the vibrancy of modern life, Fernand Léger's paintings, murals, film and textiles were infused with the bustle and rhythm of the metropolis. (Re)discover his work in this first major exhibition to him in the past 30 years.

Visual Arts

Beatrice Gibson: Deux sœurs qui ne sont pas sœurs

Fri 18 Jan - Sun 31 Mar

Camden Art Center

This film takes inspiration from the 1929 unrealised script by American Novelist Gertrude Stein. Beatrice Gibson uses Stein' script as a talismanic guide through a contemporary moment of social and political unrest. With the support of Fluxus Art Projects.

Visual Arts

Pierre Bonnard, the Colour of Memory

Wed 23 Jan - Mon 6 May

Tate Modern

The exhibition concentrates on Bonnard's work from 1912, when colour became a dominant concern in his work and his unconventional use of it.

Visual Arts

Un Oeil, Une Histoire: What Do We Do When We Do Art History?

Sat 9 Feb

Birkbeck Cinema

Birkbeck, the Warburg Institute and the Courtauld present Un Oeil, Une Histoire, a series of French-made documentaries focusing on well-known art historians, including Svetlana Alpers and Georges Didi-Huberman, tracing their trajectory into the discipline.

Films & TV, Visual Arts