The Top 7 Art Exhibitions to see in London this week

Art critic Tabish Khan brings you the top art exhibitions to visit this week. Each one comes with a concise review to help you decide whether it’s for you. All are closing this week, and there are so many it’s been expanded to seven:

edo zollo

Edo Zollo @ Artworks Elephant
London at night is full of mystery in these small scale night time photographs. Examine with a magnifying glass or just revel in the hidden stories contained within. Until 7 April.

Ken Currie

Ken Currie: Tragic Forms @ Flowers East
War injuries, intestines and vomiting. A fantastic selection of gory paintings. Until 9 April.

richard harrison

Richard Harrison @ Albemarle Gallery
Fantastic abstract expressionist landscape painting. Until 9 April.

crime museum

The Crime Museum @ Museum of London
A rare chance to see the Metropolitan Police’s collection from the Black Museum. A selection of evidence from historical crimes including guns and a spiked pair of binoculars. Everything from riots to terrorism is covered in this superbly curated and detailed exhibition. Until 10 April. 

Circadian_Maps

Karel Doing: Circadian Maps @ MMX Gallery
Processing photographic film with chemicals has abstract and often beautiful results. Time and decay is explored by burying a photograph of the artist’s grandfather and charting how it fades over time. Until 9 April.

raquel von haver

Raquel van Haver @ Jack Bell Gallery
Fantastically layered paintings on burlap have so much depth they will suck you in. Until 8 April.

water stories

Water Stories @ More Riverside
A prescient collection of photographs charting out we take clean water for granted, as a large proportion of the world struggles with access to clean water and adequate sanitation. Until 12 April.

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.