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Visit this retro-futurist computer art exhibition

Adoring crowds worshiping 1980s computer monitors as mothers to be stare at smartphone screens and dejected computerised youths slump in the street. This is an exhibition by the Belfast based street artist and printmaker, Leo Boyd.


Censored photos from the 1930s to go on display

It's 1930s America, the country is in recession, and photographers are sent out to record what is going on, only to have much of their work censored.


Excavated clay from London’s super sewer being used to make art

A London artist is using clay being dug up on the Thames Tideway Tunnel, the 25km super sewer, to create ceramic artwork.


Solid blocks of colour mark 20 years of Paul Catherall’s art

You've probably seen Paul Catherall's art somewhere, even if you didn't know the distinctive style was the work of one man. To mark 20 years of Linocuts, there's currently exhibition devoted to his works.


Selfridges Flipside explores the age of luxury

A derelict hotel in the centre of London has become a venue for an art exhibition that explores the nature of luxury consumption and the future of society.


Typography as art – exhibition in Shoreditch

An exhibition about fonts and typography has opened in Shoreditch, in an old hall that's now a cafe.


Computer game style art display coming to Gloucester Road tube station

The disused platform at Gloucester Road Underground station is set to get a major new art exhibition, with the first public commission by the British artist Heather Phillipson.


Abbey Road Studios photography exhibition

There's a small exhibition at the moment in The Barbican showing off photos taken inside the famous music studios at Abbey Road.


Concrete Dreams at the Southbank Centre

To mark its reopening following refurbishment works, the brutalist heart of the Southbank has thrown open its backstage to the public for an artistic minded tour.


A multi-sensory exhibition — might be good

An empty hotel with raw concrete spaces is to become the venue for a new "multisensory exhibition" that just about sounds intriguing enough to visit.