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Exhibitions in London open on Tue, 17th Dec 2019

Displayed in date order by how soon they close.

Currently enjoying a resurgence in practice and teaching, this display is a timely celebration of drawing. (Ending Soon Sun, 12th Jan)

2019-12-17
Pushing paper - contemporary drawing from 1970 to now
This exhibition presents the rich variety of objects from Java and Sumatra collected by Sir Stamford Raffles, the British colonial official who founded modern Singapore. (Ending Soon Sun, 12th Jan)

2019-12-17
Sir Stamford Raffles - Collecting in Southeast Asia 1811-1824
An exhibition of the life and leadership of a great Australian and one of the most remarkable and highly decorated womens’ leaders of the First World War, Dame Maud McCarthy, Matron-in-Chief of the British Expeditionary Force in France and Flanders, 1914-1919. (Ending Soon Sun, 12th Jan)

2019-12-17
The
Discover the remarkable world of codebreaking, ciphers and secret communications in use by British and foreign governments.  (Ending Soon Sat, 18th Jan)

2019-12-17
Top Secret: From ciphers to cyber security
An exhibition of original Cuban propaganda posters and magazines. (Ending Soon Sun, 19th Jan)

2019-12-17
Designed in Cuba: Cold War Graphics
A journey into the world’s most iconic cabarets, cafés and clubs in modern art through the lens of pioneering artists. (Ending Soon Sun, 19th Jan)

2019-12-17
Into the Night - Cabarets & Clubs in Modern Art
ON EDGE aims to open conversation around the causes of and responses to anxiety today through art, design, psychology and neuroscience. (Ending Soon Sun, 19th Jan)

2019-12-17
ON EDGE: Living in an Age of Anxiety
An exhibition that combines art, design, psychology and neuroscience to highlight positive and creative responses when dealing with anxiety.  (Ending Soon Sun, 19th Jan)

2019-12-17
ON EDGE: Living in an Age of Anxiety
This exhibition charts IPR’s development over the past 50 years, from its response to welfare reform to its continued endeavour to meet the changing needs of local residents. (Ending Soon Tue, 21st Jan)

2019-12-17
Fifty years of tackling poverty in Islington
The Art of Innovation explores the relationship between science and art over the past 250 years, and how it has helped to interpret, study and explore the world around us. (Ending Soon Fri, 24th Jan)

2019-12-17
This display of selected clothes, accessories and memorabilia demonstrates Hartnell’s innovation and lasting effect on British design and craftsmanship. (Ending Soon Sat, 25th Jan)

2019-12-17
Norman Hartnell – A Tribute
This comprehensive exhibition will explore five decades of the distinguished career of a British design legend. (Ending Soon Sat, 25th Jan)

2019-12-17
Zandra Rhodes: 50 Years of Fabulous
The first-ever exhibition devoted to the portraits of Paul Gauguin. (Ending Soon Sun, 26th Jan)

2019-12-17
Gauguin Portraits
Charting the history of cultural and artistic interactions between East and West, this exhibition explores the impact the Islamic world has had on Western art for centuries. (Ending Soon Sun, 26th Jan)

2019-12-17
Inspired by the east how the Islamic world influenced western art
Uncover the secrets of Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece 'The Virgin of the Rocks' in this new immersive exhibition. (Ending Soon Sun, 26th Jan)

2019-12-17
Leonardo - Experience a Masterpiece
See more than 50 paintings, prints and drawings in which this modern master of British art turns his unflinching eye firmly on himself. (Ending Soon Sun, 26th Jan)

2019-12-17
Lucian Freud: The Self-portraits
The first exhibition in the UK to fully explore the relationship between the English Arts and Crafts movement and the Bauhaus, the ground-breaking German art school. (Ending Soon Sun, 26th Jan)

2019-12-17
Pioneers - William Morris and the Bauhaus
This major exhibition is the first-ever to focus on the untold story of the women of Pre-Raphaelite art. (Ending Soon Sun, 26th Jan)

2019-12-17
Pre-Raphaelite Sisters
On the centenary of the Bauhaus school, one of the most famous and influential design schools in modern history, this exhibition looks afresh at the birth of Modernism in Britain.  (Ending Soon Sat, 1st Feb)

2019-12-17
Beyond Bauhaus - Modernism in Britain 1933 to 1966