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This is quite an old listings page, did you want: Monday, 7th September 2020?
Exhibitions in London open on Sat, 7th Sep 2019
Displayed in date order by how soon they close.
This exhibition shines a spotlight on a brief but intense period of dynamic printmaking during the interwar period, with the first major show of work by artists from the Grosvenor School of Modern Art. (Ending Soon Sun, 8th Sep)
A group exhibition celebrating more than 30 international artists whose work explores and engages with gender identity. (Ending Soon Sun, 8th Sep)
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)
Bringing together drawings and objects in the spaces of Sir John Soane’s Museum, this exhibition examines Soane’s innovative use of light and optical devices in architectural design. (Ending Soon Sun, 8th Sep)
This exhibition explores the processes and practices of both historic and contemporary Peruvian costume via garments, textiles, photographs, tools, illustrations and paintings (Ending Soon Sun, 8th Sep)
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)
A major new retrospective of works by leading contemporary artist Cindy Sherman. (Ending Soon Sun, 15th Sep)
This exhibition brings together the worlds of psychology and entertainment in search of the truth about deception. (Ending Soon Sun, 15th Sep)
Step inside the world of Stanley Kubrick, one of the greatest filmmakers of the 20th century. (Ending Soon Sun, 15th Sep)
An exhibition of the Lacquer Work of Koyanagi Tanekuni (Ending Soon Sat, 21st Sep)
This free exhibition explores the political and social background to the Peterloo massacre and Parliament’s reaction to it. (Ending Soon Thu, 26th Sep)
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)
Through more than 80 paintings and prints, this exhibition reveals Vallotton’s body of work, including portraits, landscapes and satirical prints. (Ending Soon Sun, 29th Sep)
This exhibition looks at how modern board games, educational toys, gambling and role-playing games reflect, inform and shape our understanding of economics and money. (Ending Soon Sun, 29th Sep)
On display are 10 of the photographs taken by Capa during the assault on Omaha Beach, alongside personal accounts and objects related to Allied soldiers who landed that fateful day. (Ending Soon Sun, 29th Sep)
Fantasy and folly take centre stage in a spellbinding exhibition of more than 80 fans, on display for the first time in the UK... (Ending Soon Sun, 29th Sep)
See remarkable never-before-displayed original illustrations and photographs. (Ending Soon Tue, 1st Oct)
The design of the 2019 Serpentine Pavilion is made by arranging slates to create a single canopy roof that appears to emerge from the ground of the surrounding Park. (Ending Soon Sun, 6th Oct)
The Ship of Tolerance is dedicated to connecting children from different cultures and identities and giving them voice through the universal language of art. (Ending Soon Sun, 6th Oct)
This exhibition explores Freud’s enduring fascination with Egypt evident both in his writings and in his collection of antiquities. (Ending Soon Sun, 13th Oct)