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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.

Benedict Cumberbatch in Hamlet

Benedict Cumberbatch in Hamlet

Until 31st of October 2015

Barbican, Silk Street, EC2Y 8DS

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Truth and Memory: British Art of the First World War

Truth and Memory: British Art of the First World War

Until March 2015

Imperial War Museum Lambeth Rd London SE1 6HZ

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The war was just too big, confided William Kennington after he had completed his masterpiece ‘The Kensingtons at Laventie’ in 1915, one of the first things you’ll see in the ‘Memory’ section of this captivating two-part show. The authorities had hoped that Kennington would make more paintings to rival his pin-sharp, quietly devastating depiction of his unit – knackered, wounded, each soldier caught in a moment of reflection after their march back to billets from the trenches. But he couldn’t do it. The war was just too big.

Virginia Woolf’s art and life

Virginia Woolf’s art and life

Until 26th October 2014

National Portrait Gallery, St Martin's Place, WC2H 0HE

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This new exhibition exploring Virginia Woolf’s art and life takes a multi-disciplinary approach. There are over 140 items on display.

Horst: Photographer of Style

Horst: Photographer of Style

Until 4th January 2015

Victoria and Albert Museum

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This autumn the V&A will present the definitive retrospective of the work of Horst P. Horst (1906-99), one of the 20th century’s master photographers.

Astronomy Photographer of the Year

Astronomy Photographer of the Year

until 22nd February 2015

The Royal Observatory Greenwich

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The Royal Observatory Greenwich is proud to present the winning images of Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014. Now open, our annual free exhibition showcases these incredible images of the sky, ranging from within our solar system to far into deep space.

Constable: The Making of a Master

Constable: The Making of a Master

20th September 2014 - 11th January 2015 

V&A

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This major exhibition reassesses John Constable’s influences, techniques and legacy to offer a new interpretation of Britain’s best-loved artist. 

Ming - 50 years that changed China

Ming - 50 years that changed China

18th September 2014 – 5th January 2015

British Museum

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The exhibition features a range of these spectacular objects – including exquisite porcelain, gold, jewellery, furniture, paintings, sculptures and textiles – from museums across China and the rest of the world. Many of them have only very recently been discovered and have never been seen outside China.

THE ART OF THE BRICK

THE ART OF THE BRICK

26th September 2014 - 4th January 2015

The Truman Brewery 

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Nathan Sawaya’s ART OF THE BRICK exhibition is created with millions of LEGO building blocks and is unique in its scope which ranges from new conceptual pieces to replicas of iconic classical artwork. This travelling exhibition is one of the most extraordinary and innovative exhibitions in recent memory and it speaks to all ages.

The EY Exhibition: Late Turner – Painting Set Free

The EY Exhibition: Late Turner – Painting Set Free

10th September 2014 – 25th January 2015

Tate Britain

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The EY Exhibition: Late Turner – Painting Set Free is the first exhibition devoted to the extraordinary work J.M.W. Turner created between 1835 and his death in 1851. 

Turner Prize 2014

Turner Prize 2014

30th September 2014 – 4th January 2015

Tate Britain

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The Turner Prize award is £40,000 with £25,000 going to the winner and £5,000 each for the other shortlisted artists. The Prize, established in 1984, is awarded to a British artist under fifty for an outstanding exhibition or other presentation of their work in the twelve months preceding 17 April 2014.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

24th October 2014 - 30th August 2015

Natural History Museum

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This year’s exhibition blends new and historic award-winning images to tell the story of how photographing the natural world has changed. 

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