Tabish’s Top 5 Art Exhibitions to see in London this week

Tabish Khan brings you five art exhibitions in London that you should visit during the week. Each one comes with a concise review to help you decide whether it’s for you.


1. Chris Agnew: The Mighty Grip of Fate @ Kristin Hjellegjerde gallery
Classical and contemporary styles come together in this surreal solo show from a talented young artist.


2. Nettie Wakefield: Reversed @ Rook & Raven
Reverse portraits force the viewer to understand the individual using just the backs of their heads.


3. Wael Shawky @ Serpentine Gallery
A scathing look at the crusades using puppets, in these lengthy but rewarding films.


4. Heaven and Hell @ Espacio Gallery
Artists take a tongue in cheek approach to the afterlife, with paintings, video, comics and even a board game.


5. Non Sequitur @ Beers Contemporary
Jorge Castellanos is the star of this group show with his writhing forms and body parts.

About Tabish Khan

Art Critic for both FAD and Londonist. See as many exhibitions as possible and write reviews, opinion pieces and a weekly top 5 for FAD.

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