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This is quite an old listings page, did you want: Wednesday, 20th November 2019?
Exhibitions in London open on Tue, 20th Nov 2018
Displayed in date order by how soon they close.
An exhibition which explores dreams, the unconscious and an imaginary world between sleep and wakefulness. (Ending Soon Sun, 20th Jan)
History, as somebody wise once said, is just one damned thing after another. But is it really? Who decides what is ‘history’? (Ending Soon Sun, 20th Jan)
Designed and curated in close collaboration with Piano himself, this is the first exhibition in London to put the spotlight on Piano in 30 years. (Ending Soon Sun, 20th Jan)
The exhibition includes works by members of Proust’s family and by some of the leading French physicians of the day. (Ending Soon Sat, 26th Jan)
The first UK exhibition to explore the complex relationship between fashion and nature from 1600 to the present day (Ending Soon Sun, 27th Jan)
Discover two artists who changed the course of Western European art (Ending Soon Sun, 27th Jan)
The first UK show of work by the Spanish Baroque artist and printmaker, Jusepe de Ribera (1591-1652). (Ending Soon Sun, 27th Jan)
The Enchanted Garden explores how Morris's contemporaries and subsequent generations of artists have responded to the allure of garden spaces, using them as stages for the magical, menacing and romantic. (Ending Soon Sun, 27th Jan)
Prepare for the unknown – on the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of ‘Spanish Flu’, this display explores how a future epidemic might hit London. (Ending Soon Sun, 3rd Feb)
See how Repton’s career unfolded in this special exhibition which brings together Red Books and watercolour paintings, many never publicly displayed before, to celebrate the bicentenary of his death. (Ending Soon Sun, 3rd Feb)
The uncompromising sculpture that emerged in Britain after the Second World War (Ending Soon Mon, 4th Feb)
Discover the expressive sensitivity and immediacy of Lorenzo Lotto’s portraits in the first UK exhibition of its kind (Ending Soon Sun, 10th Feb)
A landmark exhibition on the history, art, literature and culture of Anglo-Saxon England. (Ending Soon Tue, 19th Feb)
One of the last Pre-Raphaelites, Edward Burne-Jones brought imaginary worlds to life in awe-inspiring paintings, stained glass windows and tapestries (Ending Soon Sun, 24th Feb)
This major exhibition tells the story of Ashurbanipal through the British Museum’s unparalleled collection of Assyrian treasures and rare loans. (Ending Soon Sun, 24th Feb)
This exhibition brings back to Strawberry Hill some of the most important masterpieces in Horace Walpole’s famous and unique collection for a once-in-a-lifetime exhibition. (Ending Soon Sun, 24th Feb)
Explore the design and culture of contemporary videogames (Ending Soon Sun, 24th Feb)
A selection of works that demonstrate the impact of digital technology on design have been brought together in this exhibition. (Ending Soon Fri, 1st Mar)
From flamboyant uniforms to fast horses, this exhibition looks at the shared heritage between the Hungarian and British hussars. (Ending Soon Sun, 3rd Mar)