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Exhibitions in London open on Sun, 6th Jan 2019

Displayed in date order by how soon they close.

New and rarely seen works from the internationally renowned South African artist Athi-Patra Ruga.  (Ending Soon Sun, 6th Jan)

2019-01-06
Athi-Patra Ruga: Of Gods, Rainbows and Omissions
Discover this year’s top picks across fashion, architecture, digital, transport, product and graphic design.  (Ending Soon Sun, 6th Jan)

2019-01-06
Francis Upritchard’s site-specific installation draws from figurative sculpture, ceramics, glassblowing and more.  (Ending Soon Sun, 6th Jan)

2019-01-06
Francis Upritchard Wetwang Slack
Leave daylight behind and put your senses to the test in this illuminating exhibition. (Ending Soon Sun, 6th Jan)

2019-01-06
The exhibition explores the man, his life and his unprecedented contribution to the nation’s cultural heritage. (Ending Soon Sun, 6th Jan)

2019-01-06
Sir Richard Wallace: The Collector
£16.50  
Featuring 20 artists and spanning a period of roughly 50 years, the exhibition includes innovative, minimalist sculpture from the 1960s as well as recent works that extend the legacy of 'optical' minimalism in different ways. (Ending Soon Sun, 6th Jan)

2019-01-06
Space Shifters
A display featuring iconic objects from the museum’s vast Suffragette collection, including Emmeline Pankhurst’s hunger strike medal. (Ending Soon Sun, 6th Jan)

2019-01-06
With over 150 posters and original artworks on display, this exhibition recognises some of these forgotten design heroines and reveals the hidden stories behind their work. (Ending Soon Sun, 13th Jan)

2019-01-06
Poster Girls - A century of art and design
An exhibition that reveals sunken, forgotten letters recently recovered from a shipwreck.  (Ending Soon Sun, 13th Jan)

2019-01-06
The exhibition explores the day and evening styles of the decade, complemented by photographs of the stars who championed them.  (Ending Soon Sun, 20th Jan)

2019-01-06
 Night and Day: 1930s Fashion and Photographs
This exhibition traces the development of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings through a selection of over forty masterpieces. (Ending Soon Sun, 20th Jan)

2019-01-06
Free  
An exhibition which explores dreams, the unconscious and an imaginary world between sleep and wakefulness. (Ending Soon Sun, 20th Jan)

2019-01-06
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)

2019-01-06
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)

2019-01-06
Renzo Piano - The Art of Making Buildings
The first UK exhibition to explore the complex relationship between fashion and nature from 1600 to the present day  (Ending Soon Sun, 27th Jan)

2019-01-06
Fashioned from Nature
Discover two artists who changed the course of Western European art (Ending Soon Sun, 27th Jan)

2019-01-06
The first UK show of work by the Spanish Baroque artist and printmaker, Jusepe de Ribera (1591-1652). (Ending Soon Sun, 27th Jan)

2019-01-06
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)

2019-01-06
The Enchanted Garden
The exhibition explores the Gestetner machine as a device that revolutionised the office. (Ending Soon Thu, 31st Jan)

2019-01-06
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)

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