THE BEST 9 LONDON EXHIBITIONS 2016

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CELTS: ART AND IDENTITY

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London exhibitions 2016

British Museum, 24th September 2015 – 31st January 2016

The exhibition examines the visual styles of Celtic art dating from the medieval period to the Celtic Revival of the 18th/19th centuries in Britain. It will include symbolic objects from the Iron Age to the present day, emphasizing the relationship between Celtic art and its original creators.

VOGUE 100: A CENTURY OF STYLE

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London exhibitions 2016

The National Portrait Gallery, 11th February – 22nd May 2016

The National Portrait Gallery has collaborated with British Vogue to create the largely anticipated exhibition that promises to showcase 100 years of groundbreaking photography. It will also feature leading twentieth-century photographers including Irvin Penn, Snowdon and Lee Miller. Vogue 100 will feature over 280 prints from Condé Nast and numerous unpublished works to be shown for the first time.

ELECTRONIC SUPERHIGHWAY

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London Exhibitions 2016

Whitechapel Gallery, 29th January – 15th May 2016

Electronic Superhighway is a multimedia exhibition that will showcase some of the most extraordinary and new artworks including paintings, photography, drawings and film. ‘Electronic Superhighway” is a title that derived in 1974 from South Korean video art pioneer, Nam June Paik, and his concept of discovering global connections through technology. The exhibition includes works by over 70 renowned artists from around the world. The artworks include “Miniature paintings” by Celia Hempton, “Large scale digital painting” by Albert Oehlen. “Manipulated camera-less photography” by Thomas Ruff and a video-wall showcase by Nam June Paik.

GOLD: AN EXHIBITION FROM THE ROYAL COLLECTION 

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London exhibitions 2016

The Holburne Museum, 24th October 2015 – 24th January 2016

Gold is one of the most precious and luxurious metals that money can buy; it has been used to create some of the most opulent items resembling royalty, power and luxurious art. The Holburne Museum will be exploring the numerous uses and significance of opulent gold items dating back from the Bronze Age to the 20th century. Works will include illuminated manuscripts, Tiger’s head from the throne of Tipu Sultan. This exhibition celebrates the influence that gold has had in imperial culture and some of the most iconic pieces of art.

WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR 2015

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London exhibitions 2016

Natural History Museum, 16th October 2015 – 10th April 2016

‘Wildlife Photographer of the Year’ is an annual celebration of the finest nature photography created by some of the best image-makers and artists from around the world. Hosting its 51st event, the competition has received a staggering amount of over 42000 entries from 96 different countries; this proves that nature photography is part of the most progressive art forms in the creative industry today. The artwork that will be displayed in the exhibition will include Andrey Gudkov’s “Discoveries from Rinca Island” and many remarkable explorations by the nominated photographers.

DRAWING ON CHILDHOOD

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London exhibitions 2016

Foundling Museum, 22nd January 2016 – 1st May 2016

Children’s literature dates back to the 15th century and has been used as a source for educating children about religion, good morals and healthy upbringing. Various kinds of literature from our childhood have had a huge influence on our perspective of the world. ‘Drawing on Childhood” is a fruitful family experience that will influence the longevity of traditional children’s literature.

BEJEWELED TREASURES: THE AL THANI COLLECTION

al thani collection, london exhibitions 2016

London exhibitions 2016

Victoria & Albert Museum, 21st November 2015 – 28th March 2016

Precious stones and rare discoveries are what you can expect to find at the Victoria & Albert Museum’s display of 100 remarkable objects from the Indian subcontinent. The exhibition will showcase precious stones that were collected by the Mughal Emperors and used in Royal ceremonies and court rituals. This exhibition is an opportunity to explore the origins of India’s Jewelry industry and the influence that it has had in Europe’s leading jewelry designers.

THE CRIME MUSEUM UNCOVERED

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London exhibitions 2016

Museum of London, 9th October 2015 – 10th April 2016

From Britain’s most fraudulent activities to some of the most brutal objects from the Metropolitan police’s archive go on display for the first time. This exhibition examines how criminals have developed their techniques throughout the ages and how technology has played a huge role in this process. The archive reflects 150 years of criminal activity, conviction, and capital punishment.

ANNIE LEIBOVITZ: WOMEN

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London exhibitions 2016

January 2016 (Address: Pelican Wharf, Wapping Wall, London E1W 3SL)

Annie Leibovitz is a well-renowned American photographer that is majorly recognized and celebrated for her narrative and emotive portraiture. In Annie’s new and upcoming series of work, ‘Women’, she dedicates portraits to the women of the world and considers their changing roles in society today. The exhibition will open in London in January 2016. It will also take place in Tokyo, Hong Kong, Singapore, Mexico, Istanbul and New York.

 

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