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.

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1. Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition @ Somerset House
This annual award gets stronger each year and the depth and breadth of photography on display here is breathtaking.

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2. Andreas Gursky: Early Landscapes @ Sprüth Magers
His work may be at the White Cube as well, but this smaller exhibition of his earlier works is the more powerful of the two shows – hinting at why he is the world’s most expensive photographer.

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3. Mishka Henner: Black Diamond @ Caroll / Fletcher
Aerial photographs bring an industrialised beauty to mining and farming, while email scammers are made a fool of and US military bases are exposed.

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4. Edgar Martins @ The Wapping Project Bankside
A collaboration with the European Space Agency makes science fiction real with seemingly futuristic photographs

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5. Elizabeth Neel @ Pilar Corrias
Abstract swirling paintings that are ready to come leaping off the walls.

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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