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12 exhibitions not to miss in London this summer

By World Photography Organisation | 6 months ago

Below you'll find our 12 exhibitions in the UK's capital not to miss this summer. If you have an exhibition you'd like to be considered, please email exposure@worldphoto.org at least six weeks in advance with all the details.  

ALBUMEN GALLERY 
To June 28
RICHARD KONECKY: LANDSCAPE DISTILLED 
Online exhibition of aerial images depicting largely inaccessible landscapes in Kenya. Includes stunning photographs of desert savannahs, sand dunes, volcanic fields. 
albumen-gallery.com

ATLAS GALLERY 
To June 22
CHRIS SIMPSON: CARNET DE VOYAGE 
A personal journey of fine art photographs for Chris Simpson’s first solo exhibition in London.
atlasgallery.com

AUTOGRAPH
To August 17 
LOLA FLASH: [SUR]PASSING 
Lola Flash’s provocative works which challenge stereotypes as well as gender, sexual, and racial preconceptions.
autograph.org

FLOWERS GALLERY 
To June 22
SHEN WEI
The first major UK solo exhibition by New York-based Chinese artist Shen Wei. Brings together works from several series by the photographer from 2009 to the present day.
flowersgallery.com

MICHAEL HOPPEN GALLERY 
To June 15 
EAMONN DOYLE 
A comprehensive selection from the Irish photographer's oeuvre, includes work from the four series i, ON, The State Visit and his latest project, K.  
michaelhoppengallery.com

NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY 
June 27 to September 15
CINDY SHERMAN 
A major new retrospective of works by the great contemporary photographic artist. Includes ground-breaking series Untitled Film Stills.  
npg.org.uk

PHOTOFUSION 
To June 29 
IN BRIXTON
Magnum photographer Chris Steele-Perkins captures Brixton’s vibrant community through the lens.
lauraannnoble.com

TATE BRITAIN 
To June 6
ART NOW: JOANNA PITROWSKA: ALL OUR FALSE DEVICES  
An installation of black & white photographs and 16mm films by the Polish photographer. Pitrowska’s deadpan images of adults in dens and women in self-defence poses explore modern family life. 
tate.org.uk

THE OBSERVATORY 
To September 30
PEOPLE: ANYA BROIDO
Portraits from the London-based photographer’s trips to Tel Aviv and Soho.  
theobservatory.org

THE PHOTOGRAPHERS’ GALLERY 
To June 30
CHRIS STEELE-PERKINS: SOME KIND OF TRUTH 
Major retrospective showcasing images from the Magnum photographer’s 40-year career.
thephotographersgallery.org.uk

TJ BOULTING LONDON
To June 22
LAND OF IBEJI 
A visual exploration of twinhood in Nigeria and its cultural links to mythology. Pictures by Benedicte de Kurzen and Sanne de Wilde. Series shortlisted in the 2019 ZEISS Photography Award. 
tjboulting.com 

 

WEX PHOTO VIDEO GALLERY 
To June 28 
PETER DENCH: THE ENGLISH SUMMER SEASON 
Humorous series portraying the eccentricities, colorful personalities and outrageous antics of spectators in English sporting events.
wexphotovideo.com

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