Review: The very best of London’s exhibitions you MUST see this November

Review: The very best of London’s exhibitions you MUST see this November

Just because winter is here doesn't mean you have to hibernate! We round up 5 of the best exhibitions to see in London this month.

1. Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2013 exhibition

Natural History Museum
18 October 2013 - 23 March 2014
10.00-17.50 (last admission 17.15) 

Always an excellent show of the best in wildlife photography, now in it's 49th year. A great opportunity to explore the world from the grand setting of the Natural History Museum. Book your tickets online in advance as it can be very popular & busy - particularly at the weekends. In fact, if you're able to go during the week that would be a good plan!

2. Pop Art Design

Barbican Art Gallery
22 October 2013 - 9 February 2014
Sat–Wed: 10am–6pm
Art After Hours Thu–Fri: 10am–9pm
Bank Holidays: 12pm–6pm

An exciting exhibition of more than 200 works - both iconic and less well known - spanning Pop interiors, architecture, art and graphic material. Pop was an incredibly important post-Second World War art and design movement, and this exhibition, in collaboration with Vitra Design Museum, promises to be a must-see.

3. The EY Exhibition: Paul Klee – Making Visible

Tate Modern
16 October 2013 – 9 March 2014

Explore Paul Klee's extensive body of work as you walk through this incredible 17-room exhibition. From the start of Klee's career, through the Bauhaus years, to the final exhibition of his work that he was too ill to attend; this retrospective tells the story of one of the finest artists of the twentieth century.

4. Hello My Name is Paul Smith

Design Museum
15 November 2013 – 09 March 2014
Daily 10am - 5.45pm
Last admission 5.15pm

One for the fashionistas! Discover more about the world famous fashion brand and the man behind it. Explore why Paul Smith is so successful, and the roles designer and retailer had to play in the emergence of a fashion icon.

5. World Press Photo 2013

Southbank Centre, Level 2 Foyers, Festival Hall 
Friday 8th November 2013 - Tuesday 26th November 2013

A free exhibition of powerful, thought-provoking and, at times, disturbing reportage photography from around the world.
Covering everything from the 2012 Olympics in London, to the Syria conflict; this hard-hitting exhibition shows the best and worst of life, as documented by photographers representing 124 different nationalities. 

  • Image Credit: 2013 World Press Photo of the year by Paul Hansen (Credit: AP)
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