There is not a weekend in London without exciting and inspiring art exhibitions taking place; meaning art enthusiasts of every genre and niche can experience arty creations at their most exceptional and creative.
If you live or are heading to the capital this summer and want to have some artistic fulfilment then you are certainly in for a treat.
Check out three of the best art exhibitions in London this summer.
Yoko Ono – “To The Light” – Serpentine Gallery
Until September 9, 2012, you will have the chance to see Yoko Ono’s first major exhibition in more than a decade at the Serpentine Gallery. This major exhibition is featuring the artist’s new and existing works and a selection of Yoko Ono’s best installations and films, including some previously unseen artwork which helped make Ono the household name she became.
“Mantegna to Matisse” Exhibition – Courtauld Gallery
The Courtyard Gallery houses some of the finest collections of impressionist and post-impressionist artwork in Europe, with works by the likes of Monet, Cezanne and Gaugin.
Until September 9, 2012, the Courtauld Gallery is holding an exclusive impressionist exhibition, entitled ‘Mantegna to Matisse’, which is featuring the works of the most influential contemporary artists, including Michelangelo, Mantegna, Leonardo da Vinci, Van Gogh and Matisse.
The Queen: Art and Image, National Portrait Gallery
Until October 21, 2012, the National Portrait Gallery is staging ‘The Queen: Art and Image’ exhibition as part of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations of 2012.
The National Portrait Gallery focuses on telling Britain’s history through portraits of its most famous citizens.
With more than 60 images of the Queen including formal portraits and photographs taken by Andy Warhol, Lucian Freud, Cecil Beaton, Lord Lichfield, among others, this exclusive exhibition will show how much Elizabeth II has changed throughout her reign.