Here’s Love London Love Culture’s guide to some of the best exhibitions opening in London this month…
Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh, Saatchi Gallery: heading to London as part of its world tour, this extensive exhibition featuring treasures discovered in Tutankhamun’s tomb. The exhibition features over 150 artefacts – including many that have not travelled outside of Cairo before. To book tickets visit: https://tutankhamun-london.com/ . (2nd November- 3rd May)
Troy: Myth and Reality, British Museum: the British Museum will explore the legacy of Troy and of course the famous Trojan war in this major display which will be the first to display finds from Schliemann’s excavations at the site of Troy, since they were displayed in London in the 1870s. (21st November -8th March)
Cars: Accelerating the Modern World, Victoria and Albert Museum: the Victoria and Albert Museum focus on how cars have helped to transform the world. As well as displaying fifteen cars, the exhibition will also include 250 objects to examine exactly how the car changed our relationship to speed, how it changed the way we make and sell, and how it altered the landscape around us, from countryside to cityscape. ( on display from the 23rd November)
Leonardo: Experience a Masterpiece, National Gallery: on display from the 9th November, the National Gallery will invite visitors to explore Leonardo da Vinci’s The Virgin of the Rocks in different ways as they wonder through four unique spaces.
Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize 2019, National Portrait Gallery: this international portrait prize is back at the National Portrait Gallery and celebrates and promotes the best in contemporary portrait photography from around the world. The exhibition displays the work of young photographers, gifted amateurs and established professionals including all of the prestigious prize winners as well as the winner of the £15,000 first prize. (7th November- 16th February).
Dora Maar, Tate Modern: on display from the 20th November, Tate Modern presents a major retrospective of Maar’s extensive career set in the context of the work created by her contemporaries.
Eco-Visionaries, Royal Academy of Arts: given the increasing concern over the environment, the Royal Academy of Arts present an exhibition that examines how architects, artists and designers are responding to humankind’s impact on the planet and unique approaches that re-evaluate our relationship with nature. (23rd November- 23rd February).