Pelham Picks

An exclusive look at the most illustrious private views of the week ahead

KCCUK 2016 Artist of the Year Koo Jeong A: Riptide

The Korean Cultural Centre UK presents a new exhibition from their 2016 ‘Artist of the Year’, Koo Jeong A. Featuring 20 large-scale line drawings recontextualised from her book project Koo Jeong-A: R (2006)  the artist also turned the solo show into a dynamic group show inviting international artists to respond and exhibit alongside her works.
Participating artists include Kyung Roh Bannwart, Melissa Dubbin & Aaron S. Davidson, Yva Jung (b. Korea, lives and works in London), Hanqing Ma & Mona Yoo, Martin Roth and Matthias Sohr.
7 October – 19 November 

Picasso’s Portraits National Portrait Gallery

This major exhibition features over eighty works focuses on Picasso's portrayal of family, friends and lovers and reveals his creative processes as he moved freely between drawing from life, humorous caricature and expressive painting from memory.
6th October - 5th February 

Beyond Caravaggio

Caravaggio’s Saint John the Baptist in the Wilderness.
Beyond Caravaggio is the first major exhibition in the UK to explore the influence of Caravaggio on the art of his contemporaries and followers.
Bringing together exceptional works by Caravaggio and the Italian, French, Flemish, Dutch, and Spanish artists he inspired, the exhibition examines the international artistic phenomenon known as Caravaggism.
Members' preview: 10 October
12 October – 15 January