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Dancing Away Photography By Mikhail Baryshnikov

The first UK exhibition of the photography of the world famous dancer, actor and accomplished photographer, providing a visual representation of the artist's very personal interpretation of dance and performance.

Contini Art UK, London W1S

Mon 29 Dec

Free / 020 7495 5101

Tue 30 Dec

Free / 020 7495 5101

Wed 31 Dec

Free / 020 7495 5101

…and 31 more dates until 31 Jan 2015

RSA Open 2014

Paintings, drawings, sculptures and photography by artists from across Scotland and beyond, chosen by the RSA from an open submission.

Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

Mon 29 Dec

Free / 0131 225 6671

  • 10:00 – 17:00 RSA Open 2014 Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

Tue 30 Dec

Free / 0131 225 6671

  • 10:00 – 17:00 RSA Open 2014 Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Dec

Free / 0131 225 6671

  • 10:00 – 17:00 RSA Open 2014 Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
…and 25 more dates until 25 Jan 2015

Chloe Dewe Matthews: Shot at Dawn

Gripping new work from English photographer, who travelled around northern France and Belgium photographing the exact locations where WW I soldiers were executed by their own sides for cowardice and desertion.

Stills, Edinburgh

Mon 5 Jan 2015

Free / 0131 622 6200

Tue 6 Jan 2015

Free / 0131 622 6200

Wed 7 Jan 2015

Free / 0131 622 6200

…and 18 more dates until 25 Jan 2015

Tate Modern, London SE1

Mon 29 Dec

£13.10–£14.50 (£11.30–£12.50; under 12s free) / 020 7887 8888

Part of Conflict, Time & Photography.

Tue 30 Dec

£13.10–£14.50 (£11.30–£12.50; under 12s free) / 020 7887 8888

Part of Conflict, Time & Photography.

Wed 31 Dec

£13.10–£14.50 (£11.30–£12.50; under 12s free) / 020 7887 8888

Part of Conflict, Time & Photography.

…and 104 more dates until 14 Apr 2015

HEIST Presents 'The Road to Elysium'

The latest exhibition from Notting Hill based fine art photography gallery HEIST, is set to take visitors on a surreal visual journey to a dreamlike world

Heist, London W2

Mon 29 Dec

Free

Tue 30 Dec

Free

Wed 31 Dec

Free

…and 10 more dates until 12 Jan 2015

Hiroshi Sugimoto: Still-Life

Seventeen large-scale photographs capturing the insides of natural history museums, forming part of the on-going Diorama series.

Royal Academy Of Arts At 6 Burlington Gardens, London W1S

Tue 30 Dec

Free / 020 7300 8000

Wed 31 Dec

Free / 020 7300 8000

Thu 1 Jan 2015

Free / 020 7300 8000

…and 17 more dates until 24 Jan 2015 back to top

Perception

Work by 40 Iranian artists (and also non-Iranian artists inspired by Iran), selected from an open call, on the theme of Perception.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Sun 8 Feb 2015

Free / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Iranian Festival.

  • 11:00 – 18:00 Perception Summerhall, Edinburgh

Mon 9 Feb 2015

Free / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Iranian Festival.

  • 11:00 – 18:00 Perception Summerhall, Edinburgh

Tue 10 Feb 2015

Free / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Iranian Festival.

  • 11:00 – 18:00 Perception Summerhall, Edinburgh
…and 6 more dates until 16 Feb 2015

Picturing Conflict: Art of the First World War

WWI was, at the time, the most horrific conflict in global history, which is perhaps why it yielded such a memorable cultural heritage. This exhibition features images of the war from Eric Robertson, David Young Cameron and Sir John Lavery.

City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Mon 29 Dec

Free / 0131 529 3993

Tue 30 Dec

Free / 0131 529 3993

Wed 31 Dec

Free / 0131 529 3993

…and 16 more dates until 18 Jan 2015

'Broken Ground' Dana Ariel

'Broken Ground', is a solo exhibition by Dana Ariel the winner of the 2013 annual neo:graduates competition. The exhibition, exploring the theme of mark making and memory, opens with a preview on Saturday 8th November from 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm

Neo : Gallery 22, Bolton

Thu 1 Jan 2015

Free

Fri 2 Jan 2015

Free

Sat 3 Jan 2015

Free

Sun 4 Jan 2015

Free

DEC22: The Experience of Landscape – A Group Expo

A group exhibition exploring the different aspects of landscape painting and photography. Artists include Charles Murray Brown, Mairi Clark, Simon Morison, Sarah Robinson, Duncan Fisher and Rosemary Walker.

Dundas Street Gallery, Edinburgh

Mon 29 Dec

Free / 0131 557 4050

Tue 30 Dec

Free / 0131 557 4050

Wed 31 Dec

Free / 0131 557 4050

…and 3 more dates until 3 Jan 2015

Make Life Worth Living: Nick Hedges' Photographs For Shelter, 1968-72

An exhibition of powerful and moving works by documentary photographer Nick Hedges, commissioned in 1968 by housing charity Shelter and shown together for the first time here following a 40 year restriction to protect the anonymity of the subjects.

Science Museum, London SW7

Mon 29 Dec

Free / 0870 870 4868

Tue 30 Dec

Free / 0870 870 4868

Wed 31 Dec

Free / 0870 870 4868

…and 18 more dates until 18 Jan 2015 back to top

Out of the Shadow: Women of Nineteenth Century Scotland

An exhibition looking at how women were depicted (not to mention which women were depicted) in the visual arts between the late 18th and early 20th centuries, from Newhaven fishwife Elizabeth Hall to ruler of the British Empire Queen Victoria. Also Mary Fairfax Somerville (1780–1872), an exceptionally intelligent science…

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh

Mon 29 Dec

Free / 0131 624 6200

Tue 30 Dec

Free / 0131 624 6200

Wed 31 Dec

Free / 0131 624 6200

…and 88 more dates until 29 Mar 2015

Bryan Adams: Wounded: The Legacy Of War

Over 30 portraits of wounded British servicemen and women, injured whilst on duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, taken by the musician and photographer.

Somerset House, London WC2R

Mon 29 Dec

Terrace Rooms, South Wing

Free / 020 7845 4600

Tue 30 Dec

Terrace Rooms, South Wing

Free / 020 7845 4600

Wed 31 Dec

Terrace Rooms, South Wing

Free / 020 7845 4600

…and 25 more dates until 25 Jan 2015

Chamberlin, Powell & Bon Architects

An exhibition of rare photographs taken by CP&B and watercolours by Powell. The first display in a series exploring the architecture and design of the Barbican.

Barbican Centre, London EC2Y

Mon 29 Dec

Foyers

Free / 020 7638 8891

Tue 30 Dec

Foyers

Free / 020 7638 8891

Wed 31 Dec

Foyers

Free / 020 7638 8891

…and 81 more dates until 22 Mar 2015

Framing Perceptions

Introduced by the charity Sightsavers, this solo exhibition featuring portraiture by the Guardian's photographer Graeme Robertson, presents stories of people with disabilities living in developing countries.

Oxo Tower, London SE1

Wed 14 Jan 2015

Free / 020 7021 1686

Thu 15 Jan 2015

Free / 020 7021 1686

Fri 16 Jan 2015

Free / 020 7021 1686

…and 2 more dates until 18 Jan 2015

Generation: 25 Years of Contemporary Art in Scotland

As part of the nationwide Generation programme, National Galleries Scotland mounts an epic two-part exhibition showing work by some of the country's most vital contemporary artists. Modern One features work by Ross Sinclair, Graham Fagen, Victoria Morton, Alison Watt, Julie Roberts, Lucy McKenzie and others, as well as…

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One, Edinburgh

Mon 29 Dec

Free / 0131 624 6200

Part of Generation.

Tue 30 Dec

Free / 0131 624 6200

Part of Generation.

Wed 31 Dec

Free / 0131 624 6200

Part of Generation.

…and 25 more dates until 25 Jan 2015 back to top

Giorgio Granozio

Landscapes are analysed and transformed in works by this Italian artist and architect.

Stockbridge Library, Edinburgh

Mon 29 Dec

Free / 0131 529 5665

Tue 30 Dec

Free / 0131 529 5665

Wed 31 Dec

Free / 0131 529 5665

The Great Londoners

Street photography exhibition featuring 20 real Londoners captured candidly yet emanating a certain cinematic quality. Must see show at the newly opened Hoxton Hotel Holborn. All sales go to Orbis, a charity working on preventing avoidable blindness.

The Hoxton, Holborn, London WC1V

Mon 29 Dec

Free / 020 7661 3000

Tue 30 Dec

Free / 020 7661 3000

Wed 31 Dec

Free / 020 7661 3000

…and 31 more dates until 31 Jan 2015

Hidden: Britain's Invisible Young Carers

Portraits telling the story of Britain's child carers, from award-winning photographer, Max Alexander.

Oxo Tower, London SE1

Thu 12 Feb 2015

The Gallery

Free / 020 7021 1686

Fri 13 Feb 2015

The Gallery

Free / 020 7021 1686

Sat 14 Feb 2015

The Gallery

Free / 020 7021 1686

…and 9 more dates until 23 Feb 2015

Kasia Wozniak: …He Wasn't An Easy Gentleman To Describe

The artist showcases fashion images captured on an adapted field camera dating from the late 19th century, inspired by the adventures of the fictional detective, Sherlock Holmes.

Museum Of London, EC2Y

Mon 29 Dec

Free / 020 7001 9844

Tue 30 Dec

Free / 020 7001 9844

Wed 31 Dec

Free / 020 7001 9844

…and 60 more dates until 1 Mar 2015

200 Faces

A touring exhibition created and supported by the Photographic Angle, showcasing 200 portraits.

1 East Parade, Leeds

Wed 7 Jan 2015

Free / 0800 028 7338

  • 10:00 – 15:00 200 Faces 1 East Parade, Leeds

Thu 8 Jan 2015

Free / 0800 028 7338

  • 10:00 – 15:00 200 Faces 1 East Parade, Leeds

Fri 9 Jan 2015

Free / 0800 028 7338

  • 10:00 – 15:00 200 Faces 1 East Parade, Leeds
…and 2 more dates until 11 Jan 2015 back to top

The 5th Earl's Photographs

Exhibition of the photographs of Montagu Brownlow Parker illustrating his world at Saltram and his life as an international jet-setter.

National Trust: Saltram, Plympton, Plymouth

Sat 28 Feb 2015

Free, plus admission £10, child £5, family £15 & £25 / 01752 333500

Sun 1 Mar 2015

Free, plus admission £10, child £5, family £15 & £25 / 01752 333500

Mon 2 Mar 2015

Free, plus admission £10, child £5, family £15 & £25 / 01752 333500

…and 80 more dates until 21 May 2015

Abertawe Photographic Society

Exhibition of photographs by the members of the society.

Grand Theatre, Swansea

Tue 17 Feb 2015

Free / 01792 475715

Wed 18 Feb 2015

Free / 01792 475715

Thu 19 Feb 2015

Free / 01792 475715

…and 7 more dates until 27 Feb 2015

Adventures Of The Black Square: Abstract Art And Society 1915 - 2015

Follow a century of Abstract art from 1915 to today, shedding new light on the evolution of geometric abstraction, including works by Carl Andre, Dan Flavin, Piet Mondrian and Aleksander Rodchenko.

Whitechapel Gallery, London E1

Thu 15 Jan 2015

Free / 020 7522 7888

Fri 16 Jan 2015

Free / 020 7522 7888

Sat 17 Jan 2015

Free / 020 7522 7888

…and 76 more dates until 16 Apr 2015

Albert Renger-Patzsch

An exhibition of works by the influential 20th-century photographer, whose unsentimental images, frequently of the industrial world, aimed to redefine notions of beauty. Curated by Simon Baker and Shoair Mavlian.

Tate Modern, London SE1

Mon 29 Dec

Level 4: Room 3

Free / 020 7887 8888

Tue 30 Dec

Level 4: Room 3

Free / 020 7887 8888

Wed 31 Dec

Level 4: Room 3

Free / 020 7887 8888

Alexander Millar: Working Man – The Homecoming

Twee paintings of working men and women of Glasgow, intended to pay homage to the industrial heritage of the region.

Scotland Street School Museum, Glasgow

Tue 30 Dec

Free / 0141 287 0500

Wed 31 Dec

Free / 0141 287 0500

Sat 3 Jan 2015

Free / 0141 287 0500

…and 47 more dates until 27 Feb 2015 back to top