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Art & Design

This Week June 26 - July 2

Our cultural highlights in London this week.

Hokusai: Beyond The Great Wave

We visit the British Museum to look at the Japanese master's retrospective.

Joseph Beuys at Waddington Custot

This new exhibition revisits the German artist's famous boxing-match-as-artwork staged by Beuys in 1972.

Curious Arts Festival at Pylewell Park

Discover literary luminaries, cutting-edge comics and a host of family activities at this eclectic boutique festival set in the heart of the New Forest.

Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2017

A look at the annual open submission exhibition at the Royal Academy

S•E•V•E•N by George Katralis

An exhibition of prints from artist George Katralis' debut solo show

Art for Autism

An exhibition showcasing art from people on the autistic spectrum.

Into the Unknown at the Barbican Centre

We visit the Barbican Centre's new Science Fiction retrospective

Mayfair Art Weekend

A celebration of one of London's most vibrant artistic areas

This Week June 12-18

Our cultural highlights for the week ahead.

‘Alice Neel, Uptown’ at Victoria Miro

An exhibition of ground-breaking social portraits from 1960s Harlem

Adult Learning at the British Library

The best of the British Library explored in a new season of Adult Learning courses.

Anime Architecture: Backgrounds of Japan

House of Illustration's exhibition on concept art and sketches from masterpieces of Japanese cinema

Painted Hall Ceiling Tours

A rare opportunity to discover the Old Royal Naval College's magnificent painted ceiling

Imperial War Museum: ‘A Lens on Syria’

A haunting and powerful exhibition of photography examining the Syrian War, and the resulting refugee crisis

An interview with Paul Barritt

Illustrator and theatre-maker Paul Barritt chats about his new show, 'Cat & Mouse', and the origins of his unique style.

Art and design are key ingredients in London's cultural mix. Home to the country's most iconic art galleries, London is also packed with cutting-edge design, contemporary artwork and mind-blowing street art. We bring you the best of London's art and design scene from this year's blockbuster exhibitions to niche shows you won't hear about anywhere else.