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. Contemporary Art evening auction @ Phillips In this comprehensive auction it may be easier to say who isn’t here – with prominent names such as Hirst, Lucas, Warhol, Koons, Kapoor and Cattelan. Rather than simply name checking there are some terrific works including Banksy’s half buried telephone booth and great works be lesser known artists too. A great inauguration for their Berkeley Square building.
3. Dave White: Albion @ IRIS studios Loughran gallery brings back their signature artist with another show of his wonderfully expressive animal paintings in this hidden away space. This time the focus is on British wildlife with the Golden Eagle and fox standing out.
E-WERK Luckenwalde to present the largest scale solo show to date by Berlin-based artist and choreographer Melanie Jame Wolf. The Creep is an exhibition that includes a new film installation, ceramic works, textile sculptures, and performance.
The National Gallery has announced that its first-ever Pay What You Wish scheme, launched as a response to the cost-of-living crisis, will continue as part of its major autumn exhibition The Credit Suisse Exhibition: Frans Hals