Opening on 26 July is the Piet Mondrian: Nature to Abstraction exhibition at the Tate. Over 60 Mondrian paintings will be displayed, ranging from the early work (1908-11) of his luminist period through to his famous abstract compositions. The works have been selected by the abstract painter Bridget Riley. Until 30 November.
Venue: The Tate Gallery, Millbank, London SW1.
Or perhaps the London Institute’s summer exhibition is more your thing. Working in London will feature work by two artists, Jaroslav Bradac from Prague and Bob Britten from Gloucestershire, who have worked in London since the late Sixties. The show examines London’s influences on their painting. Until 12 September.
Venue: The London Institute, 65 Davies Street, London W1.
Are the kids driving you mad yet? If so, take them down to Rumble in the Jungle at the Barbican. The children’s festival takes place between 28 July and 1 August and offers masses of non-stop activities and entertainment for two-eight-year-olds. They can participate in the animal carnival, stroke wild exotic animals and have a go on the inflatable jungle.
Details: For further info and to book call 0171- 638 8891.
At the Angel Gallery in Nottingham are two exhibitions, the first is Where Ochre Turns to Violet by Nicola Schrudde who produces sculptures inspired by the Impressionist’s use of colour and light. The second is paintings by Antoni Malinowski, also influenced by light and colour. Watch out for the gallery tour of Schrudde’s display on 29 July. Until 23 August.
Venue: Angel Gallery, 3 Angel Row, Nottingham NG1.