56-57 Eastcastle Street, W1W 8EQ
This gallery has carved out a niche since opening in 2012 with its focus on art engaged with socio-political issues and technology. Shows by
are complemented by a stellar series of artist talks this autumn, including Juliet Jacques and
on digital spaces and trans identities.
54 Eastcastle St, W1W 8EF
Pilar Corrias made a name for itself showing experiential projects by the likes of
. The gallery continues to identify strong emerging artists working in new media. This October, they’ll host New York-based ’s
latest live simulations and bring ’s
new mp4 videos to Frieze.
H. Insider tip: Grab a coffee afterward in nearby coffee mecca Kaffeine (Fitzrovia, 15 Eastcastle St, W1T 3AY).
Great Russell Street, WC1B 3DG
In a palatial Greek revival building, London’s oldest museum, established in 1753, offers a breadth of history that few institutions can match, thanks to its staggeringly rich collections. This autumn sees a landmark drawing exhibition, “Drawing in Silver and Gold
,” which celebrates the delicate art of metalpoint.
5A Bloomsbury Square, WC1A 2TA
Dedicated to the study and celebration of Russian culture, Pushkin House will present an installation by Vladislav Efimov this October. It gently interrogates the relationship between the institution and Russian art and culture—which has in recent years implanted itself in London.
K. Sir John Soane’s Museum
13 Lincolns Inn Fields, WC2A 3BP
Favorite of Dzek design production company founder Brent Dzekciorius, this former home of the 19th-century architect and collector Sir John Soane is preserved as it was at the time of his death. A museum with the feel of a mausoleum, it is especially atmospheric after dark, when they host popular twilight events.
L. 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair
Somerset House, South Wing, WC2R 1LA
Also capitalizing on the international art world’s temporary residence in London from October 15–18, 1:54 was founded to showcase the diversity of creative production emanating from the 54 countries that make up the African continent.
The Mall, SW1Y 5AH
This autumn, the eclectic institution hosts an exhibition organized by Fatos Ustek’s ambitious, roving curatorial project fig-2. It brings to the ICA London-based artist ’s
“Side On,” which explores club space as a site of radical contingency.