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Fashion Rules

Fashion Rules

Until Summer 2015

Kensington Palace

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Dress from the collections of HM The Queen, Princess Margaret and Diana, Princess of Wales.

Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk

Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk

Until 25 August 2014

The Barbican

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The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk. In the first major exhibition devoted to the celebrated French couturier, we invite you to explore Jean Paul Gaultier's fashion world.

Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs

Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs

Until 7th September 2014

Tate Modern

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Henri Matisse is a giant of modern art. This landmark show explores the final chapter in his career in which he began ‘carving into colour’ and his series of spectacular cut-outs was born.

British Folk Art

British Folk Art

Until 31st August 2014

Tate Britain

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Discover the extraordinary and surprising works of some of Britain’s unsung artists in the first major exhibition of British folk art.

Steeped in tradition and often created by self-taught artists and artisans, the often humble but always remarkable objects in this exhibition include everything from ships’ figureheads to quirky shop signs, Toby jugs to elaborately crafted quilts.

 

Ed Atkins

Ed Atkins

Serpentine Sackler Gallery

Unitl 25th August

West Carriage Drive
Kensington Gardens
London W2 2AR

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One of the most prominent artists of his generation, Ed Atkins works primarily with High Definition video and text, exploiting and subverting the conventions of moving image and literature.

Return of the Rudeboy

Return of the Rudeboy

Until 25th August 2014

Somerset House
London WC2R 1LA
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This summer, Somerset House is proud to present Return of the Rudeboy, an original exhibition created and curated by prolific photographer and filmmaker for music’s most wanted Dean Chalkley and fashion-industry favourite creative director Harris Elliott, which showcases a sartorial subculture through a series of portraits, installations and set pieces.

Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition

Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition

Until 17th August

Royal Academy

Burlington House

London W1J 0BD

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This is the world’s largest open entry exhibition and we’ve been holding it for nearly 250 years – that’s nine British monarchies, 43 US Presidents, two World Wars and more than 50 British Prime Ministers. Throughout that time, the Summer Exhibition has remained a powerful barometer of the art of each age. And the same simple premise has always applied – anyone can enter and all of the works are chosen by leading artists.

BP Portrait Award 2014

BP Portrait Award 2014

Until 21st September 2014

National Portrait Gallery

St Martin's Pl

London WC2H 0HE

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The BP Portrait Award showcases fifty-five of the most outstanding and innovative new portraits from around the world. From informal and personal studies of friends and family to revealing images of famous faces, the exhibition features a variety of styles and approaches to the contemporary painted portrait. 

Richard III

Richard III

1st July - 27th September 2014

Trafalgar Studios

14 Whitehall

London SW1A 2DY

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In the aftermath of civil war, Richard, Duke of Gloucester, makes a hateful resolution to claw his way to political power at any cost. A master of manipulation, subtle wit and beguiling charm, he orchestrates his unlawful ascent by spinning a ruthless web of deceit and betrayal. His staunch ambition soon begins to weigh heavy, as the new ruler finds himself utterly alone and steeped in dread, forced to answer for his bloody deeds and face the horrifying consequences.

Digital Revolution

Digital Revolution

3rd July 2014 - 14th September 2014

Barbican Centre
Silk Street

London EC2Y 8DS

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This immersive and interactive exhibition brings together for the first time a range of artists, filmmakers, architects, designers, musicians and game developers, all pushing the boundaries of their fields using digital media. 

on the roof with q

on the roof with q

Until Mid-September 2014

Selfridges & Co
400 Oxford Street
London W1A 1AB

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On May 23rd this year Q Grill kicked off the project with On The Roof with Q and over 18 weeks will transport customers high above the streets of London, to a restaurant with lush herbaceous borders and dense foliage for a unique outdoor dining and drinking experience in Selfridges own secret rooftop garden.

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