Chaim Soutine: Pastry Cook of Cagnes, 1922
The place to be at the moment is Somerset House and surrounds: there's a wonderful 21-work Soutine portrait show at the Courtauld, Hassan Hajjaj has an innovative presentation in the Terrace Rooms, and Lisson (with twenty major installations), Vinyl Factory and the Koenig Gallery have projects at a few yards away on the Strand...
Richard Long's Avon mud painting for the Lisson show is, well, long - 60 metres...
And then there's this...
Melancholia. A Sebald Variation @ Inigo Rooms, King's College London, Somerset House East Wing
|Still from Guido van de Werve: Nummer Veertien: Home, 2012|
|Jeremy Wood: My Ghost, 2015 - a GPS track of his movements around London over 15 years|
* Though not all of them: see the full story here
Leonardo Ulian: Real Reality @ Beers London, 1 Baldwin St - Old Street
Labor Intra 1001 (2017), copper wire on canvas
|Laurent Grasso, The Panoptes Project at Olivier Malingue, London. Photo: Marcus Peel|
Laurent Grasso, The Panoptes Project at Olivier Malingue, London. Photo: Marcus Peel
Giorgio de Chirico: Getafisica da Giardino @ Nahmad Projects, 2 Cork St and Reading de Chirico @ Tornabuoni Art, 46 Albemarle St - Central
To 15 Dec (Nahmad) / 10 Jan (Tornabuoni)
|Sun and Moon, 1972|
|Installation view at Nahmad Projects|
To Dec 16
Study for Barbara and Baby, 1979
|Study of Eagle, 2017 - 92 x 107 cm|
|Untitled (Copenhagen, February 14, 2015), 2017 - 260 x 3015 cm|
|Basizeni XI, Cassilhaus, North Carolina, 2016|
|Caroline McCarthy: Vanitas, 2007|
|Michael Petry: Red Roses, 2009 - one of three blown glass and cut flower arrangements in which the rim of the vase is taken from online submission of anus shapes, and each flower choice represents a man's sexual preferences via the 1970's gay hanky colour code.|