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Must See London

Monday, August 3

  • Ends August 7th 2015

  • Gabriel Orozco’s first solo show in London since his retrospective at Tate Modern in 2011 includes new paintings, scrolls, sculptures, drawings, and photographs. Made in Japan and Mexico, these works underscore Orozco’s itinerant practice.

    Gabriel Orozco

    Jun 13 - Aug 7, 2015

    Marian Goodman Gallery | London

    5-8 Lower John Street  / +442070990088 / mariangoodman.com

  • Ends August 8th 2015

  • Icelandic artist Katrín Sigurðardóttir’s enormous site-specific sculpture Supra Terram, 2015, cuts through two floors of exhibition space at Parasol Unit. Made only of paper, wire, and wood, the cavernous structure’s translucent surface allows daylight to penetrate to its interior.

    Katrin Sigurdardottir Supra Terram

    Jun 11 - Aug 8, 2015

    Parasol unit

    14 Wharf Road  / +442074907373 / parasol-unit.org
    Tue - Sat 10am to 6pm, Sun 12pm to 5pm

  • Ends August 9th 2015

  • Larry Johnson’s first survey in Europe, curated by Bruce Hainley and Raven Row’s Antony Hudek, presents a selection of the American artist’s photo-based works from the 1990s to the present. Born and based in Los Angeles, Johnson has been representing Hollywood’s landscape and demi-monde for more than thirty years.

    Larry Johnson On Location

    Jun 11 - Aug 9, 2015

    Raven Row

    56 Artillery Lane  / +442073774300 / ravenrow.org
    Wed - Sun 11am to 6pm

  • Ends August 16th 2015

  • In honor of the twentieth anniversary of the Zabludowicz Collection, this exhibition presents works by more than thirty international artists. Seminal pieces by Damien Hirst, Rachel Whiteread, Michael Landy, Sarah Lucas, and Tracey Emin underscore the collection’s roots in the London art scene of the 1990s.

    Zabludowicz Collection: 20 Years

    Apr 30 - Aug 16, 2015

    Zabludowicz Collection | London

    176 Prince of Wales Road  / +442074288940 / zabludowiczcollection.com/london
    Thu - Sun 12pm to 6pm

  • Ends September 6th 2015

  • To enter Carsten Höller’s largest UK survey to date, visitors must choose between two different entrances, which lead to separate routes through the exhibition. No matter which door you choose, a disorienting experience awaits, thanks to a flying machine, robots, mirrors, and enormous spiral slides accessed from the Hayward Gallery’s roof.

    Carsten Höller Decision

    Jun 10 - Sep 6, 2015

    Hayward Gallery

    Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road  / +442079604200 / http://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/venues/hayward-gallery
    Mon 12pm to 6pm, Tue - Wed 10am to 6pm, Thu - Fri 10am to 8pm, Sat - Sun 10am to 6pm

  • Ends September 12th 2015

  • Originally created for Paris’s Cartier Foundation, James Lee Byars’s The Diamond Floor, 1995, an installation of five lead-glass crystals, is now on view for the first time in the UK. This presentation coincides with two other Byars shows this summer, at Michael Werner’s New York Gallery and VW (VeneKlasen/Werner) in Berlin.

    James Lee Byars The Diamond Floor

    Jun 23 - Sep 12, 2015

    Michael Werner | London

    22 Upper Brook Street  / +442074956855 / michaelwerner.com
    Tue - Sat 10am to 6pm

  • Ends September 13th 2015

  • Duane Hanson’s first survey in London since 1997 features a range of hyperreal polyester resin sculptures from the 1970s to the 1990s. Among the late artist’s portraits of working-class Americans: a housepainter, a construction worker, a custodian, and a homeless person.

    Duane Hanson

    Jun 2 - Sep 13, 2015

    Serpentine Galleries

    Kensington Gardens  / +442074026075 / serpentinegalleries.org
    Tue - Sun 10am to 6pm

  • Ends September 26th 2015

  • This group exhibition brings together new and rarely seen works by Laure Prouvost, Dan Rees, Simon Mathers, and Dennis Oppenheim. Among the works on view are a tapestry by Prouvost, sculptures by Mathers, monochromatic paintings by Rees, and conceptual drawings by Oppenheim.

    Laure Prouvost, Dan Rees, Simon Mathers, Dennis Oppenheim Bail Bond

    Jul 7 - Sep 26, 2015

    MOTINTERNATIONAL | London

    72 New Bond Street, First Floor  / +442074917208 / motinternational.com
    Tue - Sat 10am to 6pm

  • Ends September 27th 2015

  • Joseph Cornell’s first major solo exhibition in the UK in nearly thirty-five years brings together eighty of the American artist’s signature shadow boxes. Many of the assemblages, made with miniature everyday objects and collaged photographs, prints, and engravings, are on loan from private collections and have never before been exhibited outside the US.

    Joseph Cornell Wanderlust

    Jul 4 - Sep 27, 2015

    Royal Academy of Arts | Burlington House

    Burlington House, Piccadilly  / +442073008000 / royalacademy.org.uk
    Sat - Thu 10am to 6pm, Fri 10am to 10pm

  • Ends October 11th 2015

  • Agnes Martin’s first retrospective since 1994 includes her hallmark gridded and striped paintings as well as lesser-known early experiments. Beginning with biomorphic paintings made in the early 1950s, the chronological exhibition (which travels to Dusseldorf’s Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen before heading to LACMA and the Guggenheim in the US) traces Martin’s long career, until her death in 2004, with nearly one hundred paintings and drawings.

    Agnes Martin

    Jun 3 - Oct 11, 2015

    Tate Modern

    Bankside  / +442078878888 / tate.org.uk/modern
    Mon - Thu 10am to 6pm, Fri - Sat 10am to 10pm, Sun 10am to 6pm