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. Nathalie Djurberg & Hans Berg: The Gates of the Festival @ Lisson Gallery

The sound and video art duo have pulled it off once again with the addition of lighting to create mesmerising and pulsating installations.

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2. Essl: Giants of German Art @ Christie’s, Bond Street
A fantastic collection of 44 works including Richter, Bourgeois and Baselitz. Highlights include Paul McCarthy’s dreaming smiling pig and Gursky’s view of the Kuwaiti stock exchange.

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3. Juul Kraijer @ Wapping Project Bankside
Surreal photography of a snake wrapped around a model’s head and insects crawling over hands. An impressive inaugural exhibition for this space that has been relocated to Mayfair.

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4. Jenny Pockley @ Sarah Myerscough
Fantastic landscapes of London both from modern day and during the second world war. A contemporary take on the likes of Turner and Monet.

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5. Degrees of Darkness @ Rook & Raven
Manuel Larralde is the star turn in this group show of artists experimenting with colour.

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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