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Exhibitions in London open on Tue, 22nd Jan 2019

Displayed in date order by how soon they close.

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
​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)

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Repton Revealed
The uncompromising sculpture that emerged in Britain after the Second World War (Ending Soon Mon, 4th Feb)

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Figure Totem Beast: Sculpture in Britain in the 1950s
Disrupting the Futurecity explores the way in which international artists are positively disrupting our cities, shaping the way we inhabit and engage with public space. (Ending Soon Sun, 10th Feb)

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Disrupting the Futurecity
Discover the expressive sensitivity and immediacy of Lorenzo Lotto’s portraits in the first UK exhibition of its kind (Ending Soon Sun, 10th Feb)

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Come face-to-face with the illusion of a living Jeremy Bentham: philosopher, social reformer and inventor of the Panopticon. (Ending Soon Mon, 11th Feb)

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Marcus Lyall: Portrait of Jeremy Bentham
A landmark exhibition on the history, art, literature and culture of Anglo-Saxon England. (Ending Soon Tue, 19th Feb)

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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)

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Edward Burne-Jones
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)

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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)

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Lost Treasures of Strawberry Hill: Masterpieces from Horace Walpole's Collection
Explore the design and culture of contemporary videogames  (Ending Soon Sun, 24th Feb)

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Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt