An Artful Winter: 5 London Exhibitions Not to Miss!

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Winter in London isn’t just about fabulous holiday shopping and festive decorations. For those seeking inspiration and a respite from the chilly weather, London’s galleries and museums are a haven for art enthusiasts. From iconic fashion pioneers to contemporary visionaries and timeless Impressionists, this winter London’s museums are hosting a spectacular array of exhibitions that will leave you spellbound. Join us as we dive into the world of Gabrielle Chanel, explore Hiroshi Sugimoto’s unique vision, admire David Hockney’s intimate portraits, appreciate Impressionism on paper and journey back in time with John Singer Sargent. Here are the not-to-be-missed exhibitions in London this winter season!

Gabrielle Chanel: Fashion Manifesto

V&A, September 16, 2023 – February 25, 2024

Get ready to immerse yourself in the timeless elegance of Chanel’s iconic fashion. The Gabrielle Chanel: Fashion Manifesto exhibition at the V&A takes you on a captivating journey through Chanel’s revolutionary designs, offering a glimpse into the world of haute couture and the enduring legacy of the legendary fashion designer. Explore the groundbreaking fashion manifesto that reshaped the industry and defined an era. Tickets have sold out quickly, but you can become a member of the V&A to get tickets to this hottest show of the season. Our vacation rentals in Kensington put you only a short stroll from the V&A and Museum Row.


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Hiroshi Sugimoto: Time Machine

Hayward Gallery, October 11, 2023 – January 7, 2024

Step into the enigmatic world of internationally renowned artist and photographer Hiroshi Sugimoto at the Hayward Gallery, which will host an extraordinary exhibition, Hiroshi Sugimoto: Time Machine, that blurs the boundaries of photography, sculpture and philosophy. Sugimoto’s “Time Machine” transports you to surreal dimensions where past, present and future coalesce, leaving you with a profound sense of wonder and contemplation.

David Hockney: Drawing from Life

National Portrait Gallery, November 2, 2023 – January 21, 2024

Join the National Portrait Gallery in celebrating its re-opening this year with the masterful artistry of David Hockney. Drawing from Life will offer a rare glimpse into the intimate world of portraiture and the evolution of Hockney’s technique. This exhibition unveils a captivating narrative of human connection and artistic evolution, showcasing the power of the drawn line to capture the essence of life.


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Impressionists on Paper: Degas to Toulouse-Lautrec

Royal Academy, November 25, 2023 – March 10, 2024

Discover the delicate artistry of Impressionism through a different lens at the Royal Academy. Impressionists on Paper will present a stunning collection of works by Degas, Toulouse-Lautrec and their contemporaries. These exquisite paper creations unveil a world of color, light and emotion, allowing you to witness the essence of Impressionism in its purest form.


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Sargent and Fashion

Tate Britain, February 22 – July 7, 2024

Step back in time to the elegant world of John Singer Sargent at Tate Britain. Sargent and Fashion invites you to explore the intersection of art and style in the Gilded Age. Marvel at Sargent’s exquisite portraits that capture the essence of high society and fashion in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. One of London’s winter exhibitions that’s perfect for fashion lovers, this will be a testament to the enduring allure of timeless elegance.

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