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Bar­bican Art Gallery

Multi-arts venue with chang­ing ex­hi­bi­tions.

To 5 Feb: The Vul­gar: Fash­ion Rede­fined. Ex­hi­bi­tion ex­plor­ing the idea of taste in fash­ion . To 16 Apr: The Fan­tas­tic Bar­bican World. Ex­plores Cham­ber­lin, Pow­ell and Bon’s en­deav­our to com­bine spa­cious­ness with high den­sity devel­op­ment. Ad­mis­sion free; charges for special ex­hi­bi­tions. Mon-Sat 9am-11pm; Sun noon-11pm; bank hol­i­days 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. Mon 1pm-5.30pm; Tue-Fri 10am5.30pm; 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

Euro­pean art col­lec­tion housed in Som­er­set House. To 29 May: Read­ing Draw­ings. In­scrip­tions that can be found on draw­ings, such as artists’ sig­na­tures. Daily 10am-6pm. Adult £7. Child free. www.cour­tauld. 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 8 Feb: Vanessa Bell (1879-1961). Around 100 paint­ings, ce­ram­ics, fab­rics and pho­to­graphs ar­ranged the­mat­i­cally to ex­plore the artist’s pi­o­neer­ing work. Tue-Fri 10am-5pm; Sat-Sun 11am-5pm; closed bank hol­i­days. Adult £7; child free; charges for special ex­hi­bi­tions. www.dul­wich pic­ture­ 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 trea­sures in­clud­ing Wil­liam Shake­speare’s First Fo­lio. Mon-Sat 10am5pm; Sun noon-4pm. Ad­mis­sion free; charges for special ex­hi­bi­tions.­oflon­ Guild­hall Yard, off Gre­sham St, EC2V 5AE. T: 0207332 3700. D10. Sta­tion: St Paul’s/Bank.

ICA (In­sti­tute of Con­tem­po­rary Arts)

Gal­leries, a book shop, a bar and cin­e­mas.

From 1 Feb: So­nia Boyce: We Move in Her Way. A body of of mul­ti­me­dia in­ter­dis­ci­pli­nary work, cre­ated es­pe­cially for the ICA. 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/Char­ing Cross.

The Na­tional Gallery

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

From 15 Feb: Cag­nacci’s Re­pen­tant Mag­da­lene. See Cag­nacci’s master­piece, on view in the UK for the first time in over 30 years. To 26 Mar: Aus­tralia’s Im­pres­sion­ists. The first UK ex­hi­bi­tion to fo­cus on Im­pres­sion­ism in Aus­tralia. 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 the por­trai­ture.

To 5 Feb: Pi­casso Por­traits. Fo­cuses on the artist’s por­trayal of fam­ily, friends and lovers.

To 26 Feb: Tay­lor Wess­ing Pho­to­graphic Por­trait Prize 2016. Por­traits by pho­tog­ra­phers from around the world. Sat-Wed 10am-6pm; Thur & Fri 10am-9pm (reg­u­lar Late Shift special events). Ad­mis­sion free; charges for special ex­hi­bi­tions. St Martin’s Pl, WC2H 0HE. T: 020-7312 2463. E7. Sta­tion: Le­ices­ter Square.

New­port Street Gallery

Damien Hirst’s huge new gallery ex­hibits work from his ex­ten­sive art col­lec­tion. 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. Mon-Wed & Fri-Sat 10am-6pm; Thur 10am-8pm; Sun 11.30am-6pm. Ad­mis­sion free be­fore noon, then £4. 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 17 Apr: Por­trait of the Artist. The first ex­hi­bi­tion to fo­cus on images of artists from the Royal Col­lec­tion. Daily 10am-5.30pm. Adult £10.30; child £5.30. www.royal col­lec­ Buck­ing­ham Palace, SW1A 1AA. T: 0303-123 7301. F7. Sta­tion: Green Park.

Royal Acad­emy of Arts

Eigh­teenth-cen­tury apart­ments with RA Col­lec­tion works in all me­dia, in­clud­ing ar­chi­tec­ture.

From 11 Feb: Revo­lu­tion: Rus­sian Art 1917–1932. Pow­er­ful ex­hi­bi­tion ex­plores this mo­men­tous pe­riod in his­tory through art (p. 34). Fri 10am-10pm; Sat-Thur 10am-6pm; check for reg­u­lar special events and free lunchtime con­certs. Ad­mis­sion free, charges for special ex­hi­bi­tions. www.roy­ala­cademy. 6 Burling­ton Gar­dens, Pic­cadilly, W1J 0BD. T: 020-7300 8000. E7. Sta­tion: Pic­cadilly Cir­cus.

Saatchi Gallery

Ground­break­ing con­tem­po­rary art in a ren­o­vated Ge­or­gian build­ing, cov­er­ing 70,000 square feet.

To 28 Feb: Pain­ters’ Pain­ters. Nine present day pain­ters who al­ready in­spire the next gen­er­a­tion of artists. Daily 10am-6pm. Ad­mis­sion free; charges for special ex­hi­bi­tions. www.saatchi­ Duke of York’s HQ, King’s Rd, SW3 4RY. T: 020-7811 3070. G5. Sta­tion: Sloane Square.

Ser­pen­tine Gallery

A re­spected arts space in Kens­ing­ton Gar­dens dis­play­ing mod­ern work. Tue-Sun 10am-6pm. Ad­mis­sion free. www.ser­pen­tine­gal­ Kens­ing­ton Gar­dens, W2 3XA. T: 020-7402 6075. E4. Sta­tion: South Kens­ing­ton.

Ser­pen­tine Sack­ler Gallery

Pre­vi­ously The Magazine Build­ing, this arts space was de­signed by archic­tect Zaha Ha­did.

To 12 Feb: Zaha Ha­did. Paint­ings and draw­ings by the pi­o­neer­ing and vi­sion­ary ar­chi­tect. Tue-Sun 10am-6pm. Ad­mis­sion free. www.ser­pen­tine­ West Car­riage Drive, Kens­ing­ton Gar­dens, W2 2AR. T: 020-7402 6075. E4. Sta­tion: South Kens­ing­ton.

Tate Bri­tain

Tra­di­tional and con­tem­po­rary Bri­tish art.

From 9 Feb: David Hockney. The in­flu­en­tial Bri­tish artists re­turns with a com­pre­hen­sive ex­hi­bi­tion (p. 14). To 5 Mar: Paul Nash. A life­time’s work in­clud­ing his World War II paint­ings. Daily 10am-6pm. Ad­mis­sion free; charges for special ex­hi­bi­tions. Mill­bank, SW1P 4RG. T: 020-7887 8888. G8. Sta­tion: Pim­lico.

Tate Mod­ern

In­ter­na­tional mod­ern art in the trans­formed Bank­side Power Sta­tion, plus in­stal­la­tions.

From 15 Feb: Wolf­gang Till­mans. Pho­to­graphs, video, pub­li­ca­tions, cu­ra­to­rial projects and recorded mu­sic by the artist. To 7 May: The Rad­i­cal Eye: Mod­ernist Photography from the Sir El­ton John Col­lec­tion. A chance to see one of the world’s great­est pri­vate photography col­lec­tions. Sun-Thur 10am-6pm; Fri & Sat 10am-10pm. Ad­mis­sion free; charges for special ex­hi­bi­tions. Bank­side, SE1 9TG. T: 020-7887 8888. E9. Sta­tion: South­wark.

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