There’s no denying that there has been some fabulous art exhibitions here in the UK over the last twelve months. From Shana Moulton at the Zabludowicz Collection to the abstract talents of Mark Bradford at Hauser & Wirth, you might be wondering what the art exhibition calendar has in store for 2020 to top the events of the previous year.
Fear not, we’ve been busy seeking out some of the latest and greatest art exhibitions coming to the UK in 2020, so you can make a note in your diary.
Picasso and Paper – Royal Academy of Arts
If you’re keen to get your art fix as early as possible in 2020, then you won’t want to miss the Picasso and Paper exhibition that’s due to take place at the Royal Academy of Arts from the 25th January.
Featuring the artist’s imaginative uses of paper, this exhibition contains more than 300 pieces that span the artist’s eighty-year career and is a real post-Christmas treat for any Picasso or abstract art fan.
Andy Warhol – Tate Modern
Taking place at one of the most famous galleries and exhibition spaces in the world, Andy Warhol will be coming to the Tate Modern this spring.
Taking an in-depth look at this world-famous artist that left behind humble beginning to become a pop art sensation, visitors heading to the Tate Modern from the 12th March 2020 can view the iconic images of Marilyn Monroe and, of course, the Campbell’s Soup tins that earned the artist his celebrity status.
Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts Graphic Art – House of MinaLima
If you are planning a family trip to London in 2020 and want to get the little ones interested in art and graphic design, then you’ll enjoy a visit to the House of MinaLima.
Featuring original Harry Potter artworks, Warner Bros. Studios has been kind enough to loan a wide range of wizardry props and objects including a ticket for the Hogwarts Express, Harry’s Hogwarts acceptance letter and the Marauder’s Map.
Artemisia – National Gallery
A celebration of the 17th Century’s most important female artist, some of the best-known pieces and self-portraits of the artist Artemisia Gentileschi that span her impressive 40-year career are on offer this year at the National Gallery.
This exhibition runs from the beginning of April to July 2020, so you’ll have plenty of time to plan your trip to the capital.
Image credit: The Artist by Olga Koval.