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The Best Exhibitions in London

The Best Exhibitions in London

Giacometti, Picasso, Pink Floyd and more: our favourite shows to see now

John Singer Sargent, 'The Church of Santa Maria della Salute, Venice', c.1904-9, on show at Dulwich Picture Gallery© Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon. Photo: Catarina Gomes Ferreira


A Handful of Dust, Whitechapel Gallery ★★★ From macro to micro, the seduction of dust knows no bounds. Until 3 Sept

Albertto Giacometti, Tate Modern ★★★★★ An ample and moving encounter with a visionary modernist Until 10 Sept

Chris Ofili, National Gallery ★★★★★ Weaving with water: a tribute to Trinidad, the Old Masters and Mario Balotelli. Until 28 Aug

Fahrelnissa Zeid, Tate Modern ★★★ Rediscovering a forgotten genius of 20th century who was erased from history. Until 8 Oct

Grayson Perry: The Most Popular Art Exhibition Ever!,  Serpentine Gallery The man in a frock reflects on a divided Britain and makes kitsch okay. Until 10 Sept

Hokusai: Beyond the Great Wave, British Museum ★★★★ The final years of Japan's greatest artist. Until 13 Aug

Picasso: Minotaurs and Matadors, Gagosian ★★★★ Bullish Picasso still fascinates in Sir John Richardson’s richly curated show. Until 25 Aug

Pink Floyd: Their Mortal Remains, V&A ★★★★ Brilliantly inventive exhibition revisits a half-century of the Floyd. Until 1 Oct

Queer British Art 1861-1967, Tate Britain ★★★★ A vital selective history in images, but is much of it great art - and does it matter? Until 1 Oct

Sargent, Dulwich Picture Gallery ★★★★ Wonders in watercolour: the great portraitist lets his hair down. Until 8 Oct

The Encounter, National Portrait Gallery ★★★★ Dazzlingly evocative drawings in unexpected glimpse inside the artists' studios of the past. Until 22 Oct

Trajal Harrell: Hoochie Koochie, Barbican ★★★★ Narcissism meets restraint in a flamboyant and mesmerising hybrid of performance art and dance. Until 13 Aug

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