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Bar­bican Art Gallery

Arts venue with gal­leries and cin­e­mas.

From 13 Oct: The Vul­gar: Fash­ion Re­de­fined. Ex­plores the idea of taste in fash­ion, from the Re­nais­sance to to­day (p. 33).

To 16 Oct: De­sign­ing for a Liv­ing City. Ex­hi­bi­tion trac­ing the con­tro­ver­sial de­sign of a res­i­den­tial de­vel­op­ment. To 8 Jan: Bed­wyr Wil­liams: The Gulch. Ex­plore a suc­ces­sion of sur­real and the­atri­cally staged scenes on a jour­ney con­jured by an ex­cit­ing and in­no­va­tive artist. Ad­mis­sion free; charges for spe­cial ex­hi­bi­tions. Mon-Sat 9am-11pm; Sun noon-11pm.­ Bar­bican Cen­tre, Silk St, EC2Y 8DS. T: 020-7638 4141. D10. Sta­tion: Bar­bican.

Ben Uri Gallery

The Lon­don Jewish Mu­seum of Art houses more than 1,000 works. To 16 Dec: Yalta 1945. Works by Vi­taly Ko­mar and Alexan­der Me­lamid. Mon 1pm-5.30pm; Tue-Fri 10am-5.30pm; Sat & Sun 11am-5pm. Ad­mis­sion free.­ 108a Bound­ary Rd, off Abbey Rd, NW8 0RH. T: 020-7604 3991. Off map. Sta­tion: Kil­burn High Road.

The Cour­tauld Gallery

Im­por­tant Euro­pean art col­lec­tion.

From 20 Oct: Rodin & Dance: The Essence of Move­ment. Ex­plore Rodin’s fas­ci­na­tion with dance and ac­ro­batic poses. Daily 10am- 6pm. Adult £9; child free. www.cour­ Som­er­set House, Strand, WC2R 0RN. T: 020-7848 2526. E8. Sta­tion: Em­bank­ment.

Dul­wich Pic­ture Gallery

Eng­land’s first pub­lic art gallery, founded in 1811, holds one of the finest col­lec­tions of Old Masters. The build­ing was de­signed by Sir John Soane. From 12 Oct: Adri­aen van de Velde: Dutch Mas­ter of Land­scape. The first ex­hi­bi­tion de­voted to the Dutch painter and draughts­man. To 5 Mar: Dutch and Flem­ish Mas­ter­pieces. Delve into van Dyck, Dou, Rubens and Rem­brandt. Tue-Fri 10am-5pm; Sat-Sun 11am5pm; closed bank hol­i­days. Adult £ 7; child free; charges for spe­cial ex­hi­bi­tions. www.dul­wich­pic­ture Gallery Rd, SE21 7AD. T: 020- 8693 5354. Off map. Sta­tion: West Dul­wich/North Dul­wich.

Guild­hall Art Gallery

Art from 1670 to the present day. At the new Her­itage Gallery, you can see Shake­speare’s First Fo­lio. To 20 Nov: Viss­cher Re­drawn: 1616-2016. See Viss­cher’s fa­mous im­age of me­dieval Lon­don along­side Robin Reynolds’ mod­ern version. To 22 Jan: Vic­to­ri­ans De­coded: Art and Teleg­ra­phy. Dis­cover the im­pact of teleg­ra­phy on the artis­tic imag­i­na­tion in the 19th cen­tury. MonSat 10am-5pm; Sun noon- 4pm. Ad­mis­sion free; charges for spe­cial ex­hi­bi­tions.­oflon­don. Guild­hall Yard, off Gre­sham St, EC2V 5AE. T: 020-7332 3700. D10. Sta­tion: St Paul’s.

ICA (In­sti­tute of Con­tem­po­rary Arts)

Gal­leries, a book shop, a bar and cin­e­mas. To 13 Nov: James Richards: Re­quests and An­ti­songs. Ex­plores col­lages, in­stal­la­tions and sound work. Tue-Wed & Fri-Sun 11am- 6pm; Thur 11am-9pm. Adult £1; child free. The Mall, SW1Y 5AH. T: 020-7930 3647. E7. Sta­tion: Pic­cadilly Cir­cus.

The Na­tional Gallery

One of the world’s great gal­leries, with works by masters from Monet to Leonardo da Vinci.

From 12 Oct: Be­yond Car­avag­gio. Ex­plore the in­flu­ence of one of art’s most rev­o­lu­tion­ary fig­ures (p. 34). Sat-Thur 10am- 6pm; Fri 10am-9pm. Ad­mis­sion free; charges for spe­cial ex­hi­bi­tions.­tion­al­ Trafal­gar Square, WC2N 5DN. T: 020-7747 2885. E7. Sta­tion: Char­ing Cross.

Na­tional Por­trait Gallery

Bri­tish his­tory told through por­trai­ture.

To 23 Oct: Wil­liam Eg­gle­ston Por­traits. Works by the Amer­i­can pho­tog­ra­pher from the 1960s. Sat-Wed 10am- 6pm; Thur & Fri 10am-9pm (reg­u­lar Late Shift spe­cial events). Ad­mis­sion free; charges for spe­cial ex­hi­bi­tions. St Martin’s Place, WC2H 0HE. T: 020-7312 2463. E7. Sta­tion: Le­ices­ter Square.

New­port Street Gallery

Damien Hirst’s huge new ex­ten­sive gallery.

To 16 Oct: Now. Works by Jeff Koons span­ning 35 years. Tue-Sun 10am- 6pm. Ad­mis­sion free.­port­street­ New­port St, SE11 6AJ. T: 020- 3141 9320. G8. Sta­tion: Vaux­hall/Lam­beth North.

The Pho­tog­ra­phers’ Gallery

Lon­don’s largest gallery de­voted to pho­tog­ra­phy.

From 7 Oct: Fem­i­nist Avant-Garde of the 1970s. See 150 works that ex­plore the is­sue of gen­der in­equal­ity. Mon-Wed & Fri-Sat 10am- 6pm; Thur 10am-8pm; Sun 11.30am- 6pm. Ad­mis­sion free be­fore noon, then £3. www.thep­ho­tog­ra­phers­ 16-18 Ramil­lies St, W1F 7LW. T: 020-7087 9300. D7. Sta­tion: Ox­ford Cir­cus.

The Queen’s Gallery

Trea­sures from the Royal Col­lec­tion.

To 9 Oct: Maria Me­rian’s But­ter­flies. Beau­ti­ful works by the artist and en­to­mol­o­gist more than 300 years af­ter they were made.

To 9 Oct: Scot­tish Artists 1750-1900: From Cale­do­nia to the Con­ti­nent. More than 80 art­works col­lected by mon­archs since Ge­orge III. Daily 10am-5.30pm (closed 10 Oct-3 Nov). Adult £10.30; child £5.30. www.roy­al­col­lec­ Buck­ing­ham Palace, SW1A 1AA. T: 0303-123 7301. F7. Sta­tion: Green Park/Hyde Park Cor­ner.

Royal Academy of Arts

Eigh­teenth-cen­tury apart­ments with RA Col­lec­tion works in all me­dia, in­clud­ing ar­chi­tec­ture. To 2 Jan: Ab­stract Ex­pres­sion­ism. Look at an un­par­al­leled pe­riod in Amer­i­can art. Fri 10am-10pm; Sat-Thur 10am- 6pm; check for reg­u­lar spe­cial events and free lunchtime con­certs. Ad­mis­sion free; charges for spe­cial ex­hi­bi­tions. www.roy­ala­ 6 Burling­ton Gar­dens, Pic­cadilly, W1J 0BD. T: 0207300 8000. E7. Sta­tion: Pic­cadilly Cir­cus/Green Park.

Saatchi Gallery

Ground­break­ing con­tem­po­rary art in a Ge­or­gian build­ing. 1-29 Oct: Cham­pagne Life. A look at gen­der dis­par­ity. Daily 10am- 6pm. Ad­mis­sion free; charges for spe­cial ex­hi­bi­tions. Duke of York’s HQ, King’s Rd, SW3 4RY. T: 0207811 3070. G5. Sta­tion: Sloane Square.

Ser­pen­tine Gallery

A re­spected arts space in Kens­ing­ton Gar­dens.

To 9 Oct: Ser­pen­tine Pav­il­ion and Sum­mer Houses. This year’s tem­po­rary struc­ture is de­signed by Bjarke In­gels Group. Tue-Sun 10am- 6pm. Ad­mis­sion free. www.ser­pen­tine­gal­ Kens­ing­ton Gar­dens, W2 3XA. T: 020-7402 6075. E4. Sta­tion: South Kens­ing­ton.

Tate Bri­tain

Tra­di­tional and con­tem­po­rary Bri­tish art.

From 26 Oct: Paul Nash. A life­time’s work by the fa­mous artist, in­clud­ing his war work (p. 32). Daily 9.45am- 6pm. Ad­mis­sion free; charges for spe­cial ex­hi­bi­tions. Mill­bank, SW1P 4RG. T: 020-7887 8888. G8. Sta­tion: Pim­lico.

Tate Mod­ern

Mod­ern art in the trans­formed Power Sta­tion.

To 30 Oct: Ge­or­gia O’Ke­effe. This ex­hi­bi­tion in­cludes the most ex­pen­sive paint­ing by a fe­male artist sold at auc­tion. Sun-Thur 10am-6pm; Fri & Sat 10am-10pm. Ad­mis­sion free; charges for spe­cial ex­hi­bi­tions. Bank­side, SE1 9TG. T: 020-7887 8888. E9. Sta­tion: South­wark.

Whitechapel Gallery

In­flu­en­tial East End gallery hous­ing mod­ern art. Tue-Wed & Fri-Sun 11am-6pm; Thur 11am-9pm. Ad­mis­sion free; charges for spe­cial ex­hi­bi­tions. 77-82 Whitechapel High St, E1 7QX. T: 020-7522 7888. Off map. Sta­tion: Aldgate East.

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