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Exhibitions in London open on Mon, 26th Aug 2019

Displayed in date order by how soon they close.

Prepare for your preconceptions of AI to be challenged by this timely exhibition, that reflects on how this technology impacts our very existence. (Ending Soon Mon, 26th Aug)

2019-08-26
AI: More than Human
One of the biggest mysteries in physics today is what exactly makes up our Universe, and why – 95 per cent of it cannot be observed. (Ending Soon Mon, 26th Aug)

2019-08-26
DARK MATTER: 95% of the Universe is Missing
£19.50  
Enter a graphic world where art and storytelling collide in the largest exhibition of manga ever to take place outside of Japan. (Ending Soon Mon, 26th Aug)

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Manga
More than 50 Lego models will be on show, from individual pieces, to awe-inspiring dioramas and mosaics. (Ending Soon Tue, 27th Aug)

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Lego Brick Wonders
Discover the extraordinary history behind one of humankind’s greatest achievements: how we write (Ending Soon Tue, 27th Aug)

2019-08-26
Writing: Making Your Mark
An exhibition of the works to restore a Victorian building back to a public community centre. (Ending Soon Wed, 28th Aug)

2019-08-26
The Devil's in the Detail …A Heritage Building Restoration
This display showcases examples of her childhood sketches and domestic projects alongside her famous illustrations that came later.  (Ending Soon Thu, 29th Aug)

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Beatrix Potter's Art: 'drawn with design'
An exhibition that examines how we navigate, document and shape the built environment today. (Ending Soon Fri, 30th Aug)

2019-08-26
 Contemporary Cartography
The Illuminated River display includes architectural drawings and animations of the project, alongside historic Thames paintings. (Ending Soon Sun, 1st Sep)

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Illuminated River
This exhibition celebrates the work and life of Lee Krasner (1908–1984), a pioneer of Abstract Expressionism. (Ending Soon Sun, 1st Sep)

2019-08-26
Lee Krasner - Living Colour
See an epic 20 feet panorama depicting the lost Houses of Parliament on display. (Ending Soon Sun, 1st Sep)

2019-08-26
Panorama: London's lost view
There’s a rare chance to see a whimsical train built by Rowland Emett before it is sold at an auction. (Ending Soon Tue, 3rd Sep)

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£15.50  
A group exhibition celebrating more than 30 international artists whose work explores and engages with gender identity. (Ending Soon Sun, 8th Sep)

2019-08-26
Kiss My Genders
For the first time in the UK see selections from three of Leonardo da Vinci’s extraordinary notebooks to explore his fascination with motion. (Ending Soon Sun, 8th Sep)

2019-08-26
Leonardo da Vinci: A Mind in Motion
This exhibition will celebrate the quincentenary of his birth, and coincides with the release of a major new biography by Tudor historian Dr John Guy. (Ending Soon Fri, 13th Sep)

2019-08-26
An immersive retrospective exhibition devoted to presenting a revolutionary survey of rave culture through the voices and lenses of those who experienced it. (Ending Soon Sat, 14th Sep)

2019-08-26
Sweet Harmony: Rave today
A major new retrospective of works by leading contemporary artist Cindy Sherman. (Ending Soon Sun, 15th Sep)

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Cindy Sherman
Step inside the world of Stanley Kubrick, one of the greatest filmmakers of the 20th century. (Ending Soon Sun, 15th Sep)

2019-08-26
Breathing is so much more than simply biology. From babies’ first cries to our final dying gasps, breath is our constant companion on the journey through life. An exhibition mapping the unique role of respiration in human life and culture.  (Ending Soon Fri, 20th Sep)

2019-08-26
Bringing together seven of his rare works, six of which have never been seen in the UK, this exhibition explores how Bermejo drew inspiration from Netherlandish painting. (Ending Soon Sun, 29th Sep)

2019-08-26
Bartolomé Bermejo: Master of the Spanish Renaissance