Cool Exhibitions around London this August

London is famous for its many galleries, so varied and interesting that it’d be unforgivable to come in London without visiting one. To make it easier for you, we have prepared a list of the best exhibitions taking place in London this month.

Paintings

Patrick Caulfield
 Selected Grapes, Patrick Caulfield, 1981 British Council Collection

Until: Sunday September 1st
Price: £14.50
Opening Hours: Daily 10am – 6pm
Where: Tate Britain, Milbank, London SW1P 4RG
Nearest Tube: Pimlico

Lowry and the Painting of Modern Life


Piccadilly Circus, London, 1960. Private Collection

Until: Sunday October 20th
Price: £15.00
Opening Hours: Daily 10am – 6pm
Where: Tate Britain, Milbank, London SW1P 4RG
Nearest Tube: Pimlico

Photography Exhibitions

The War Photographs of Robert Capa


Robert Capa, Bidding farewell to the International Brigades, Spain, October 25th, 1938

Until: Saturday August 17th
Price: Free
Opening Hours: Weekdays 10am-6pm; Saturday 11am – 5pm
Where: Atlas Gallery, 49 Dorset Street, London W1U 7NF
Nearest Tube: Baker Street

The Press Photographer’s Year 2013


Luke MacGregor

Until: Sunday August 31st
Price: Free
Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday 9.30am – 11.00pm
Where: National Theatre, Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 9PX
Nearest Tube: Waterloo, Southwark or Embankment

Blumenfeld Studio: New York, 1941-1960


Grace Kelly, Erwin Blumenfeld, 1955, for Cosmopolitan

Until: Sunday September 1st
Price: Free
Opening Hours: Daily 10am – 6pm
Where: Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 1LA
Nearest Tube: Charing Cross

Mass Observation: This is Your Photo


Ashington – Washing in road between terraced housing, Humphrey Spender, 1937/38

Until: Sunday September 29th
Price: Free
Opening Hours: Daily 10am – 6pm (Thursday until 8pm and Sunday from 11.30am)
Where: Photographers’ Gallery, 16-18 Ramillies Street, London W1F 7LW
Nearest Tube: Oxford Circus

Miles Aldridge: I only want you to love me



Until: Sunday September 29th
Price: £6.00 / £3.00 on Monday
Opening Hours: Daily 10am – 6pm
Where: Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 1LA
Nearest Tube: Charing Cross

Museum Exhibitions

Life and Death in Pompeii and Herculaneum


Baker Terentius Neo & wife, Soprintendenza Speciale per i Beni Archeologici di Napoli e Pompei / Trustees of the British Museum

Until: Sunday September 29th
Price: £15.00
Opening Hours: Daily 10am – 5.30pm (Friday until 8.30pm)
Where: British Museum, 44 Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG
Nearest Tube: Holborn or Russell Square

Other Exhibitions

Amy Winehouse: A Family Portrait



Until: Sunday September 15th
Price: £7.50 / £3.50 for children
Opening Hours: Monday – Thursday and Sunday 10am – 5pm; Friday 10am – 2pm; closed on Saturday
Where: The Jewish Museum, Raymond Burton House, 129-131 Albert Street, London NW1 7NB
Nearest Tube: Camden Town

Propaganda: Power and Persuasion


Campbell Johnston Collection

Until: Tuesday September 17th
Price: £9.00 / free under-18s
Opening Hours: Weekdays 10am – 6 pm (Tuesday open until 8pm); Saturday 10am – 5pm; Sunday 11am – 5pm
Where: British Library, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB
Nearest Tube: King’s Cross St Pancras or Euston

Club to Catwalk: London Fashion in the 1980s


© Anita Cobin

Until: Sunday February 16th 2014
Price: £5.00
Opening Hours: Daily 10am – 5.30pm (Friday until 9.30pm) – Booking at vam.ac.uk
Where: V&A, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL
Nearest Tube: South Kensington

Old Deer Park, 187 Kew Road, Richmond, TW9 2AZ