Art & Theatre trail with gowithYamo

We have teamed up with GoWithYamo to create a special gallery & theatre tour for you!

The gowithYamo app is your personal art tour guide, making it easy for you to find exhibitions, galleries and art events with a single tap.

1st stop

Royal Academy, The Renaissance Nude (until 2 June)

Agnolo Bronzino, Saint Sebastian, c.1533, 87×76.5 cm. Museo Nacional Thyssen Bornemisza, Madrid

Trace the development of the nude through some of the great masters of the Renaissance. Bringing together works by artists such as Titian, Raphael, Michelangelo, Leonardo, Dürer and Cranach, The Royal Academy sheds light on a visual tradition at its most vital moment. More info

2nd stop

Gagosian, Visions of the Self: Rembrandt and Now (until 18 May)

Rembrandt van Rijn, Self-Portrait with Two Circles, c. 1665, oil on canvas, 45 x 37 inches, English Heritage, The Iveagh Bequest (Kenwood, London). Photo: Historic England Photo Library

Rembrandt’s masterpiece Self-Portrait with Two Circles (c. 1665) is on view at Gagosian Grosvenor Hill, heralding a new alliance between the international gallery and English Heritage—the charity entrusted with the care of this painting and more than 500,000 other paintings and artifacts, together with more than 400 historic sites across England. Rembrandt’s legendary painting will be the centerpiece of an exhibition of self-portraits that will also include works by Francis Bacon, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Lucian Freud, and Pablo Picasso, as well as leading contemporary artists such as Georg Baselitz, Glenn Brown, Urs Fischer, Damien Hirst, Howard Hodgkin, Giuseppe Penone, Richard Prince, Cindy Sherman, and Rudolf Stingel, among others. A new work created by Jenny Saville in response to Rembrandt’s self-portrait will be revealed for the first time. More info

3rd stop

Unit London, Earth (until 1 June)

Zhuang Hong Yi, Dreamscape, 2019, Acrylic, fine rice paper and lotus flowers on canvas, 200 x 300 cm

Chinese contemporary artist Zhuang Hong Yi will present ‘EARTH,’ a solo exhibition of new works at Unit London. Characterised by his daringly-bold palette, Zhuang’s meticulously crafted floral artworks reflect the artist’s Chinese heritage and integrate a Western allure. More info

4th stop

Sadie Coles, Lawrence Lek: AIDOL 爱道 (until 18 May)

Installation view, 2019. Photo: Robert Glowacki

In his first exhibition at Sadie Coles HQ, Lawrence Lek presents AIDOL, a new feature-length film. Featuring a score written and orchestrated by the artist, this computer-generated fantasy tells the story of a fading superstar, Diva, who enlists an aspiring AI songwriter to mount a comeback performance at the 2065 eSports Olympic finale. More info

5th stop

Soho Theatre, Hotter (until 15 June)

What is the sweatiest you’ve ever been? When was the hottest you’ve ever felt? How would you describe your orgasm?
Following a sell-out run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Hotter is launching arse-first in your direction. Blushing already?
Brought to you by award-winning director Jessica Edwards (Sparks, Denim) and producer Ellie Keel. Evening Standard – Fringe Best New Writing Selection 2018.
Book now from £13

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