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.

United Visual Artists: Momentum

1. Momentum @ The Curve, Barbican
The Rain Room is long forgotten as this inventive space hosts an eerie light and sound installation that is a must see.

great war

2. The Great War in Portraits @ National Portrait Gallery
A fitting tribute to history’s most brutal conflict featuring great art reminding us of the bravery and horrors that occur in war.


3. Valeska Soares @ Max Wigram
Everyday objects transcend their functionality to create a new order that challenges the status quo.

Foto: Caroline Heider

4. Renaissance Impressions: Chiaroscuro woodcuts @ Royal Academy
The variety and diversity of an often marginalised technique is made plain to see.


5. Piranesi, fantasy and excess @ Sir John Soane’s Museum
Piranesi’s imaginings are brought to life using 3D printing and they blend in with the historical artefacts on display.

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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