Photo credit: Daniel Hambury for the Evening Standard
As lockdown eases, galleries and museums are finally opening across London. Exhibitions that were forced to close - or never given the chance to open - when coronavirus descended on the world, will be opening for visitors, giving culture vultures plenty to choose from this summer. But remember: book in advance and wear a mask!
Titian: Love, Desire, Death
At the National Gallery. Six of Titian's greatest mythological works from the 1550s and 1560s, all under one roof, for the first time in 300 years.
Until January 2021. More info and book here.
At the Tate Modern. This major retrospective features all of his biggest, most iconic works, including Marilyn Monroe and Campbell's Soup Cans. Also on show are his portraits of trans women and drag queens from his Ladies and Gentlemen series.
From 27 July - 15 November. More info and book here.
Electronic: From Kraftwerk to The Chemical Brothers
At the Design Museum. This exhibition will transport you through the people, art, design, technology and photography that have been shaping the electronic music landscape. Featuring a 3D show of Kraftwerk, the dance floors of Detroit, Chicago, Paris and Berlin and a sound-reactive visual installation.
From 31 July - February 2021. More info and book here.
Picasso on Paper
At the Royal Academy. This exhibition features 300 of Picasso's paper works spanning his 80 year career.
Until 2 August. More info and book here.
Radical Figures: Painting in the New Millennium
At the Whitechapel Gallery. A new generation of artists has been revitalising the expressive potential of painting, charging their vibrant canvases with a social and political undertow.
From 14 July - 30 August. More info and book here.
Cao Fei: Blueprints
At the Serpentine Galleries. Cao Fei is a multi-media artist and filmmaker based in Beijing. Video, digital media, photography and objects all play a role in the artist’s engagement with an age of rapid technological development in this immersive, site-specific installation.
From 4 August - September. More info and book here.
For more of London's most exciting exhibitions, read the original article from the Evening Standard here.