Donna Huanca: Wet Slit

at Simon Lee Gallery

From February 28th to April 18th

Wet Slit, is Donna Huanca’s debut exhibition with the gallery and her first solo show in London since SCAR CYMBALS at the Zabludowicz Collection(2016). Merging painting, sculpture, sound and scent, Huanca’s site-specific installation immerses her viewers in a total environment which presents her unique aesthetic with a politics of the body and its relationship to space and temporality.

Exhibtion view, Wet Slit, courtesy of Galleries Now

James Turrell

at PACE Gallery

From February 11th until March 27th

Presented in site-specific chambers, the works feature elliptical and circular shapes that change colours hypnotically, one colour morphing into the next. The programme runs on a loop that is imperceptible to the viewer, prompting a transcendental experience.

Installation View, James Turrell. PACE Gallery London. Photo: Damian Griffiths. Courtesy of PACE Gallery

Bridget Riley: Studies: 1984 – 1997

at David Zwirner

From March 6th to April 18th

The show will display a group of works from the 1980s and 1990s selected by the artist herself; the selection aims to reflect the connection between the writings of Paul Klee (1879–1940) and her own understanding of abstract painting. Concurrently, late works by Paul Klee will be also on display on the ground and first floors.

Bridget Riley, February 6 (1987) (detail).Courtesy of David Zwirner.

Paul Klee: Late Klee

at David Zwirner

From March 6th to April 18th

Showing late works of the artist dated from the early 1930s until his death in 1940, the exhibition at David Zwirner explores the diverse visual and formal styles of Klee’s art.

© Klee Family - Photo: Kerry McFate. Courtesy David Zwirner

Hot with Excess: A Season of Contemporary Artists' Opera

at Zabludowicz Collection

From March 12th to March 27th

This special season of live events explores the collision of contemporary art and opera. Performances, screenings and discussion reveal how artists working today are commandeering this cultural tradition to propose new hybrid ways of working that resist easy definition. Featuring Sam Belinfante, Trulee Hall, Richard Kennedy, Benjamin Orlow, Marijke de Roover and Alexandre Singh.

Courtesy of Zabludowicz Collection

Ella Kruglyanskaya: This is a Robbery

at Thomas Dane Gallery

From March 11th to May 23th

The exhibition takes the form of a continuous collage in two parts across both gallery spaces. The show presents a large variety of works on canvas, on paper and egg tempera panels. The show unpacks the traditions of portraiture, still-life, trompe l’oeil and the memento mori and examines Kruglyanskaya's own artistic output throughout.

Ella Kruglyanskaya, Nautical Bather, 2012. Courtesy of Thomas Dane Gallery


Picasso and Paper

at The Royal Academy

From January 25th to April 13th

In the exhibition, Picasso’s creative process is analysed through a remarkable documentary footage of the artist at work and through a collection of studies for Guernica and sketchbooks of revolutionary masterpieces like Les Demoiselles d’Avignon.

Installation view of Picasso and Paper, exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts, January 25 – April 13, 2020. Courtesy of DavidParry, Royal Academy of Arts, London Succession Picasso and DACS 2020.

Among the trees

at Hayward Gallery

From March 4th to May 17th

By drawing attention to the beauty, scale and complexity of trees and forests, the 38 artists in this exhibition turn our vision of the natural world on its head, inviting us to see it with new eyes. Featuring work by: Robert Adams, Eija-Liisa Ahtila, Yto Barrada, Johanna Calle, GillianCarnegie, Tacita Dean, Peter Doig, Jimmie Durham, Kirsten Everberg, Anya Gallaccio, Simryn Gill, Rodney Graham, Shi Guowei, Hugh Hayden, Eva Jospin, Kazuo Kadonaga, William Kentridge, Toba Khedoori, Luisa Lambri, Myoung Ho Lee,Zoe Leonard, Robert Longo, Sally Mann, Steve McQueen, Jean-Luc Mylayne, Mariele Neudecker, Virginia Overton, Roxy Paine, Giuseppe Penone, Abel Rodríguez, Ugo Rondinone, George Shaw, Robert Smithson, Jennifer Steinkamp, Thomas Struth, Rachel Sussman, Pascale Marthine Tayou and Jeff Wall.


Installation by Jennifer Steinkamp. Courtesy of Hayward Gallery. Photo: Linda Nylind

Chung Sang-Hwa: Excavations, 1964 –1978

at Lévy Gorvy

From February 28th to April 25th

The exhibition presents works coming from an important artistic period of the Korean artist, when he was involved in the international avant-garde movements both in Asia and Europe. The paintings on display aim to draw the attention on the conceptual and technical approaches that have becomes emblematic of his late work.

Installation view, Chung Sang-Hwa Excavations, 1964-78, Lévy Gorvy. Courtesy of Lévy Gorvy London and the artist.

Radical Figures: Painting in the New Millennium

at Whitechapel Gallery

From February 6th to May 10th

Since painting was pronounced dead in the 1980s, a new generation of artists has been revitalising the expressive potential of figuration. Charging their vibrant canvases with a social and political undertow, they echo the words of Philip Guston: ‘I got sick and tired of all that Purity. I wanted to tell stories’. The exhibition brings together 40 canvases created over the last 20 years, with offerings from 10 painters: Michael Armitage, Cecily Brown, Nicole Eisenman, Sanya Kantarovsky, Tala Madani, Ryan Mosley, Christina Quarles, Daniel Richter, Dana Schutz and Tschabalala Self.

Tschabalala Self, Koco at the Bodega, 2017. Courtesy of Pilar Corrias

Isa Genzken: Window

at Hauser & Wirth

From February 7th to May 2nd

The immersive installation at Hauser & Wirth develops on the theme of travel by displaying elements of an aircraft cabin and widows which appear as a point of connection between interior and exterior spaces. In this regard, the show expands on theme like architecture and light, topics that are constantly present in Genzken’s work.

Installation view Isa Genzken. Window, Hauser & Wirth London. Courtesy of Hauser & Wirth, Isa Genzken, ARS New York.

Shara Hughes: Unmanageable

at Pilar Corrias

until March 28th 2020

Unmanageable marks Hughes’ first solo exhibition with Pilar Corrias, showcasing 11 recent paintings from the American painter and printmaker. This recent body of work proposes a novel exploration of interiority by using landscape as a model for working with and through consciousness. She began this series of paintings while offering support to close friends that were experiencing horrific tragedies and ordeals.

Shara Hughes, Your Hidden Thorns, 2019. Courtesy of Pilar Corrias

To Exalt the Ephemeral: Alina Szapocznikow, 1962 –1972

at Hauser & Wirth

From February 7th to May 2th

The show reveals the full expressive potential of the pioneering Polish artist Alina Szapocznikow. The exhibition, which is Szapocznikow’s first solo show in the UK since 2017, displays works she made through the material innovations she realised during the last decade of her life.


Installation View of To Exalt the Ephemeral: Alina Szapocznikow, 1962 –1972 at Hauser & Wirth, Courtesy of Hauser & Wirth

Ettore Spalletti

at Robilant + Voena

From February 18th to April 16th

Ettore Spalletti, was and still is revered in Italy and celebrated abroad as the ‘painter of light’. This exhibition is dedicated to Spalletti’s choice and use of simple forms methodically covered with his signature palette of gentle blues, greys and pinks. Instead of eliminating expressivity they evoke a serene, soothing and calm construction, like a Tiepoloesque sky or a Piero della Francesca background.

From left, on walls: Paesaggio 8, 2016; Il colore e l’Oro, Eco Rossoazzurro, 2016; Eco, Grigio, 2016. On floor: Movimento Trattenuto, 2001. Photography: Matteo Piazza

Emmanuelle Moureaux: Slices of Time

at NOW Gallery

From February 5th to April 19th

As part of the on-going Design Commission, NOW Gallery has selected Moureaux to present a large-scale installation in the UK for the first time.Inspired by the gallery’s location on the Greenwich Peninsula, the installation draws the attention on the flow of time by showing layers of numbers in 100 shades of colours.


Installation view, Slices of Time, NOW Gallery. Courtesy of Emmanuelle Moureaux (artist).


David Hockney: Drawing from life

at the National Portrait Gallery

From February 27th to June 28th

The National Portrait Gallery presents the first major exhibition devoted to David Hockney’s drawings in over twenty years. The exhibit presents a selection of works that explores Hockney’s artistic production from the 1950s to the present, focusing on depictions of himself and a small group of sitters close to him.

© National Portrait Gallery, London


Gauguin and The Impressionists

at The Royal Academy

From March 29th to June 14th

This exhibition is a unique opportunity to view the Ordrupgaard Collection’s treasure of Impressionist works; the show will feature works by artists like Monet and Degas, pre-Impressionist artists like Corot andCourbet, as well as artists associated with the Barbizon School, such as Dupre and Daubigny. The exhibition also includes incredible pieces of the Post-Impressionist figure Paul Gauguin, that span his career path.

Paul Gauguin, Portrait of a Young Girl,1896. Courtesy of Ordrupgaard, Copenhagen and The Royal Academy of Arts, London.


Christopher Wool

at Galerie Max Hetzler

From March 11th to May 16th 2020

The exhibition will comprise new works on paper and sculptures by artist Christopher Wool. Integrating both mechanical and analogue processes, the works on paper combine a silkscreen printing process, overpainted with oil and enamel. Sourced from the open landscape of the desert, the structure of the metal sculptures is drawn from tangled ranching wire found on the artist’s property in Marfa, Texas. This will be the artist’s first solo exhibition in the UK since 2006 and the eighth solo show with Galerie Max Hetzler since 1989.

Installation view, Christopher Wool at Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, 2017. Courtesy of Galleries Now

David Hockney: Video Brings Its Time to You, You Bring Time to Paintings and Drawings

at Annely Juda Fine Art

From February 28th to April 25th

The exhibition features 18 portraits on canvas of Hockney’s friends and associates, from fellow artists to well-known musicians such as Ed Sheeran and Bruno Mars. The exhibition also includes two multiple perspective videos: Woldgate Woods, Winter 2010 (9 screens) and Seven Yorkshire Landscapes,2011 (18 screens). Filmed in Hockney’s native Yorkshire, in these videos Hockney continues his career-long exploration of single point perspective.

David Hockney, Ed Sheeran, 2018. Courtesy of David Hockney and Juda Fine Art.

Andy Warhol

at Tate Modern

From March 12th to September 6th

This major retrospective is the first Warhol exhibition at Tate Modern for almost 20 years. As well as his iconic pop images of MarilynMonroe, Coca-Cola and Campbell’s soup cans, it includes works never seen before in the UK.

Andy Warhol, Skulls, 1976. Courtesy of Larry Gagosian, The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc., DACS London 2020.

Cao Fei, Blueprints

at Serpentine Gallery

From March 4th to May 17th

This exhibition brings together new and existing works in an immersive, site-specific installation, expanding the themes of automation, virtuality and technology that Cao Fei continuously draws upon.


Cao Fei, Nova, 2019, Video, 109’. Courtesy the artist, Vitamin Creative Space and Sprüth Magers