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Galleries

The opening of the House of Illustration

House of Illustration
The world’s first gallery dedicated to the art of illustration in all its forms.  Exhibiting emerging talent and established artists, past and present.

Lethaby Gallery
The Lethaby Gallery is dedicated to promoting the creative talent of Central Saint Martins and features work by staff, students and alumni.

Gagosian Gallery
A prestigious gallery showing the cream of international artistic talent.

King’s Place Gallery
Kings Place Gallery exhibits temporary and touring exhibitions by artists of national and international reputation, as well as less established but promising artists.

Pangolin Gallery, Kings PlacePangolin Gallery at King’s Place
One of London’s few galleries dedicated to the art of sculpture, representing both established and emerging talent.

Sartorial Contemporary Art
An artist-run gallery, and one of the largest contemporary art galleries in London.

The Trident Pottery
Handmade pottery and ceramics shop established over 30 years ago. Found at 84 Caledonian Road.

Fiumano Projects
An expanding gallery program presenting the work of artists who do not necessarily ‘fit’ into the traditional preconception of an artist/gallery relationship.

Art at King’s Cross

In June 2016, Tamsin Dillon and Rebecca Heald were appointed as the new curators at King’s Cross. Working in a three-year scope, they are heading up The King’s Cross Project, an ambitious plan for art commissions across the 67-acre neighbourhood.

The first commissions in the series are No.700 Reflectors, a spectacular artwork by Bangladeshi-British artist Rana Begum and Aleppo, a new artwork by Tess Jaray.

Felice Varini's Across the Buildings at King's CrossRELAY

RELAY was the first part of the arts programme at King’s Cross. Curated by Michael Pinsky and Stéphanie Delcroix, the programme was inspired by the transformation of the area.

Projects included IFO, a 9-metre high art installation by French artist Jacques Rival, Of Soil and Water: King’s Cross Pond Club by Ooze (Eva Pfannes and Sylvain Hartenberg) and Marjetica Potrč, Black Maria by Richard Wentworth and GRUPPE, and the vast artwork Across the Buildings by Felice Varini.

Viewpoint, floating platform Regent's Canal at King's Cross

Viewpoint on Regen’t Canal

Viewpoint is a floating platform that lets us see Regent’s Canal from a different angle. Designed by a team of young Finnish architects, the platform is inspired by rocky islets off the Nordic coastline, offering seclusion and sanctuary in the heart of the city.