London Art Week is back and taking place in the galleries of St James’s until 16th July. Stretching from Green Park to Piccadilly Circus, a day strolling the streets of St James’s hopping from gallery to gallery is a day well spent. Read on to find out more.
This July, explore the very best London art exhibitions including a range of art forms from paintings and drawings to print and sculpture dating from Antiquity to Twenty-First Century. After a visit to the participating galleries, be sure to swing by Green Park or St James’s Park to catch the herd of life-sized elephants which are part of the Coexistence story, London Art Week’s charity partner.
Participating galleries from our neighbourhood include:
Tomasso Gallery, Jermyn Street. Explore a sculpture exhibition titled ‘BAROQUE: From Ancient to Modern’.
Sladmore Gallery, Jermyn Street. Enjoy a bronzes exhibition exploring different lives titled ‘In the Summertime – Country Life, Wildlife, Sporting Life’.
The Weiss Gallery, Jermyn Street. See a rediscovered painting of the Summer Queen: Princess Madeleine of France (1520-1537), Queen Consort of James V of Scotland.
Agnews, St James’s Place. Absorb a show of paintings and objects titled ‘Revolution & Renewal’.
William Weston Gallery, Spencer House. Discover all you need to know about Modern Masters of print.
Colnaghi, Bury Street. Immerse yourself in Colnaghi’s exhibition ‘Viceregal Latin American Treasures’ as well as a selection of modern South American art.
Laocoon Gallery, Ryder Street. Visit a zoo in art form, titled ‘Laocoon Zoo’ featuring animals in paintings and sculpture.
Christie’s, King Street. Be spoilt for choice with a selection of Old Master auctions on view.
Harb Nuti, Dalmeny Court, Duke Street. Admire the expertise of Master drawings & paintings.
Bowman Sculpture Duke Street. Find your inner artist in this sculpture exhibition titled ‘Rodin: Influenced and Inspired’.
Stephen Ongpin Fine Art, Mason’s Yard. Peruse a selection of Master drawings.
Guy Peppiatt Fine Art, Mason’s Yard. Enjoy British drawings & Watercolours from the 18th and 19th centuries.
Philip Mould & Company, Pall Mall. Take a journey through time with an exhibition titled ‘Still-lifes to Socialites: British Art Through the Ages’.
To plan your visit and book tickets visit the London Art Week website. Need some refuel on the day? Our guide to the best dining spots in St James’s has you covered. Or perhaps time for something a little stronger to celebrate completing an art marathon? Browse our guide to the best cocktails for that post gallery drink. Cheers to that.