2018 promises to be an exciting year for exhibitions. Here are Dantzig’s pick of six of the best from around the UK, including major retrospectives of artists whose work is available at the gallery.

Patrick Heron @ Tate St Ives 19 May – 9 September

Located in the new building at Tate St Ives, this exhibition will stretch from Heron’s early work in the 1940s to his death at the very end of the 20th century, showing the full evolution of his vibrant abstract paintings.

January 1973: 10 1973 by Patrick Heron 1920-1999

Edward Bawden @ Dulwich Picture Gallery 23 May – 9 September

170 works from the Essex-born printmaker, illustrator, watercolourist and designer, increasingly recognised as one of the most influential artists of his generation.


POP! Art in a Changing Britain @ Pallant House 24 February – 7 May

Selected from the Gallery’s significant collection of British Pop Art, this exhibition will explore how artists in Britain in the 1950s and 1960s responded to rapid social change through the emergence of Pop Art.

Picasso 1932 @ Tate Modern 8 March – 9 September

The first ever solo Pablo Picasso exhibition at Tate Modern features more than 100 paintings, sculptures and drawings, mixed with family photographs and rare glimpses into a key year in his life.


Frida Kahlo: Making Herself Up @ V&A 16 June – 4 November

The V&A present a collection of personal artefacts and clothing belong to Frida Kahlo which have never before been exhibited outside of Mexico.

Leger @ Tate Liverpool 23 November – 17 March

This retrospective of more than 50 of Leger’s works, many rarely seen in the UK, will display his iconic paintings, alongside important films such as Ballet Mécanique 1924.