Most Anticipated Art Exhibitions In London 2023

Most Anticipated Art Exhibitions In London 2023

Home to the art obsessed, the editors at Abstract House proudly bring you the most anticipated art exhibitions to launch this year, 2023.

Edited August 2023

What better way to embrace British culture than to frequent art galleries and exhibitions. Get inspired by modern masters such as Pollock and Cezanne, and discover new studies explored through fascinating works of sculpture and light.

Throughout 2023, a new range of exciting exhibitions will take place in venues across the capital city of London. Explore all this glorious city has to offer in the arts scene as our Editors have rounded up the top 10 exhibitions to visit this year.

David Hockey: Drawing From Life

David Hockney's latest exhibition launching at the much anticipated new London Portrait Gallery is nothing short of spectacular. Drawing From Life boasts unseen drawings from Hockney's historic collection, along with new pieces including the portrait of pop icon and musician Harry Styles completed in May 2023. Styles travelled to Hockney's studio in Normandy, France for an honorable and iconic portrait by David Hockney.


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Who Is Yayoi Kusama? Renowned for being the world's best-selling living female artist. She still paints everyday at the psychiatric hospital she voluntarily checked into in the 1970s and calls her home.

Forged to be a spectacular study of light and mirrors, this event is not to be missed.

Where: Tate Modern

When: Booking now until 2 April 2023.

How To Book: Delighted the show has been extended as we missed out on tickets on launch, we'll be visiting in March. Don't miss out - book the last few remaining tickets here.

Take a look at our summary of London’s Most Anticipated Exhibitions of 2022 to ensure you don’t miss a single thing.

Mohammed Sami: The Point 0

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Who Is Mohammed Sami? Iraqi artist from war-torn Baghdad tries to make sense of his traumatic memories through his paintings. Sami graduated from Belfast School of Art in 2015, and earned an MFA at Goldsmith’s College, London, in 2018. His work has been shown in many international exhibitions, including The London Open 2022 at Whitechapel Gallery in 2022, as well as Mixing It Up: Painting Today at Hayward Gallery in 2021.

Described as Sami's first institutional solo show in the UK, the artist will continue his long-standing exploration of memory in relation to time and conflict.

Where: Camden Arts Centre

When: Booking now until 2 April 2023.

How To Book? Delighted the show has been extended as we missed out on tickets on launch, we'll be visiting in March. Don't miss out - book the last few remaining tickets here.

Received 4 out of 5 stars as reviewed by Timeout.

The Spanish Exhibition: Spain and the Hispanic World

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What is the Spanish exhibition about? Showcasing the first of it's kind, this landmark exhibition features masterpieces by Goya and Velázquez, as well as dazzling objects from Latin America.

Where: Royal Academy Of Arts

When: Booking now until 10 April 2023.

How To Book? Tickets available here on Royal Academy Of Arts website.

We hope you enjoyed our showcase of London's must-see exhibitions this year. Let us know your favourites, tweet us or tag us on Instagram or Facebook @myabstracthouse!


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