Until Summer 2015
Dress from the collections of HM The Queen, Princess Margaret and Diana, Princess of Wales.
Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk
Until 25 August 2014
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
Until 7th September 2014
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
Until 31st August 2014
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.
Serpentine Sackler Gallery
Unitl 25th August
West Carriage Drive
London W2 2AR
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
Until 25th August 2014
London WC2R 1LA
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
Until 17th August
London W1J 0BD
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
Until 21st September 2014
National Portrait Gallery
St Martin's Pl
London WC2H 0HE
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.
1st July - 27th September 2014
London SW1A 2DY
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.
3rd July 2014 - 14th September 2014
London EC2Y 8DS
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
Until Mid-September 2014
Selfridges & Co
400 Oxford Street
London W1A 1AB
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.