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Exhibitions in London open on Fri, 18th Jan 2019

Displayed in date order by how soon they close.

This exhibition explores how factory methods are transforming how we deliver homes in the capital. (Ending Soon Fri, 18th Jan)

2019-01-18
Factory-made Housing: a solution for London?
These displays explore the controversy that has raged over female practitioners throughout the centuries. (Ending Soon Fri, 18th Jan)

2019-01-18
An exhibition of books from Eton College. (Ending Soon Fri, 18th Jan)

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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)

2019-01-18
 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)

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

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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)

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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)

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Renzo Piano - The Art of Making Buildings
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)

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Marcel Proust and the Medicine of the Belle Époque
A night time display of lighting installations around the Canary Wharf estate. (Ending Soon Sat, 26th Jan)

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Winter Lights
The first UK exhibition to explore the complex relationship between fashion and nature from 1600 to the present day  (Ending Soon Sun, 27th Jan)

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

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

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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)

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The Enchanted Garden
A series of light installations during January along London Wall in the City of London. (Ending Soon Thu, 31st Jan)

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Illuminocity
The exhibition explores the Gestetner machine as a device that revolutionised the office. (Ending Soon Thu, 31st Jan)

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​Previously unseen and rediscovered archival photography of Kate Macintosh’s Dawson’s Heights housing in south London shown at the RIBA.  (Ending Soon Sat, 2nd Feb)

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Dawson’s Heights: Hilltop Community
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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Featuring over fifty works from across the world, some of which have never been on display before, Gainsborough’s Family Album charts his career from youth to maturity. (Ending Soon Sun, 3rd Feb)

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Gainsboroughs Family Album
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)

2019-01-18
Repton Revealed