Modern British Art exhibitions this autumn

Here is our selection of the Modern British art exhibitions in and around London this autumn. Some of the shows are closing soon, so catch them while you can!


Art and Life: Ben Nicholson, Winifred Nicholson, Christopher Wood, Alfred Wallis, William Staite Murray, 1920 – 1931

Dulwich Picture Gallery

An exhibiton which looks at the early careers of Ben and Winifred Nicholson and the artists within their circle.

until 21 September 2014

Museum Website


BP Spotlight: Frank Auerbach: Paintings and Drawings from the Lucian Freud Estate

Tate Britain, London

A unique opportunity to see Lucian Freud's private collection of works by Frank Auerbach, before the collection is divided amongst the nation's museums.

until 9 November 2014

Museum Website


Keith Vaughan, A Volatile Medium

Brighton Museum and Art Galleries

A display focussed on Keith Vaughan's final 15 years of creativity, and in particular on his works in gouache, a technique he described as 'a volatile medium'. Gouaches are displayed together with his drawings, photographs and extracts from his diaries.

until 9 November 2014

Museum Website


Truth and Memory, British Art of the First World War

Imperial War Museum, London

One of the largest exhibitions of WWI art ever staged, including works by Nash, Spencer, Orpen and Nevinson.

until 8 March 2015

Museum Website

September 2, 2014