What exhibitions to see this month? We’ve rounded up our pick of the best art exhibitions in London and across the UK this summer.
Sainsbury Centre | Until 26 July 2015
Tate Modern | Until 9 August 2015
Photography via Tate – Sonia Delaunay exhibition
The lowdown: Painter, printmaker, fashion designer and furniture designer, there’s not much Delaunay didn’t do. It’s a must see exhibition of one of the pioneers of abstract art.
Royal Academy | Until: 16 August 2015
The lowdown: A summer staple since 1769, the Summer Exhibition showcases some of the best art by emerging and contemporary artists, chosen by Royal Academicians themselves.
Bristol Museum & Art Gallery | Until 31 August 2015
The lowdown: From portraiture, to satire and historical paintings, Hogarth’s diverse oil paintings, make their way from the Tate Britain to Bristol for the summer.
Dulwich Picture Gallery | Until 31 August 2015
L: Storm R: Dangerous Work at Low Tide by Eric Ravilious Images via Dulwich Picture Gallery
The lowdown: The first major exhibition since Eric Ravilious’ death in 1942 to showcase the artist as a watercolourist rather than printmaker – it’s an unmissable show of more than 80 of his superb works.
Turner Contemporary | Until 13 September 2015
Photography via Tuner Contemporary
From provincial to popular, Perry guides us through the chronicles of modern life, assessing culture, identity and class through his uniquely subversive art.
Fashion & Textile Museum | Until 13 September 2015
The lowdown: Nothing says summer quite like a bikini! In this exhibition you’ll travel from the English seaside to the Côte d’Azur and California, celebrating fashion at its most fun. Featuring displays from our very own Vogue, P&O Heritage and National Railway Museum collections, Riviera Style is this summer’s hottest exhibition.
National Portrait Gallery | Until 18 October 2015
Tate Britain | Until 25 October 2015
Image via Tate Britain
The lowdown: Barbara Hepworth has become infamous for her abstract sculpture. This retrospective features some of her most significant sculptures in wood, stone and bronze alongside rarely seen works.
Jerwood Gallery | Until 1 November 2015
The lowdown: One of our most popular artists takes centre stage in this exhibition focussing on Lowry’s fascination with seascapes – it’s the perfect summer excursion.