Here’s a guide to some of the exhibitions opening in London this month…
William Blake: The Artist, Tate Britain: on display from the 11th September, this exhibition will feature over 300 original works including watercolours, paintings and prints to highlight William Blake as an artist who is still relevant in the 21st century. Highlights of the exhibition will include Newton 1795-c.1805 and Ghost of a Flea c.1819-20.
The Art of Innovation: From Enlightenment to Dark Matter, Science Museum: this new exhibition at the Science Museum will explore the relationship between art and science over the last 250 years. On display from the 25th September, the exhibition will showcase the breadth of the Science Museum Group Collection, with iconic artworks and objects of scientific discovery alongside the work of visual artists such as Hepworth, Hockney, Boccioni, Lowry, Constable and Turner.
On Edge: Living in an Age of Anxiety, Science Gallery London: the latest exhibition at the Science Gallery London will examine the environmental and social factors that can cause worry and stress as explored through art, design, psychology and neuroscience. It will be on display from the 19th September.
Forthcoming: Two Last Nights!Show Business in Georgian Britain, Foundling Museum: this new interactive exhibition will explore the mechanics of theatre and concert going in Georgian Britain. It will compare and contrast the similarities and differences between theatre and festival-going then and now, including advertising, ticket sales, audience behaviour and dress code. On display from the 20th September, visitors will get a glimpse of behind-the-scenes roles, from theatre managers, set designers and scenery-painters, to the refreshment sellers and ticket collectors.
Tim Walker: Wonderful Things, Victoria and Albert Museum: the V&A’s new exhibition will examine the creative process of the inventive photography of Tim Walker. On display from the 21st September, the exhibition will feature pictures, films, photographic sets, and special installations.
Antony Gormley, Royal Academy of Arts: this new exhibition will feature work from the artist’s 45 year career alongside new installations created for the Royal Academy to explore his use of organic, industrial and elemental materials. On display from the 21st September, the exhibition will feature works such as Clearing VII and Lost Horizon I.