Cindy Sherman’s subversive works at the  National Portrait Gallery are just one of central London’s must-see art exhibitions this season.

Photography at Coya

The Piccadilly Peruvian restaurant and members’ club Coya, in Mayfair, is exhibiting a photographic series  by Allan Jenkins.

Sketches of Cuba & The Land of Tequila puts the spotlight on the lives of copper miners in Cuba and tequila plantations in Mexico.

Jenkins’ photographs span 20 years.

Coya, 118 Piccadilly

Cindy Sherman at the National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery has unveiled the first major UK retrospective of leading contemporary artist,  Cindy Sherman.

She first came to prominence for her iconic 70-photograph series, Untitled Film Stills, 1977-80.

Sherman posed in various costumes and was photographed in ways that referenced Hollywood, film noir, B movie and art-house cinema.

She has long explored the tension between identity and façade.

The exhibition runs until September 15.

The National Portrait Gallery, St Martin’s Place

Bartha Contemporary Art Gallery

Bartha Contemporary has relocated from Fitzrovia to St James’s, with new premises on Bury Street.

The gallery was founded by a Swiss-German couple Niklas and Daniela von Bartha in 2000.

It showcases predominantly nonfigurative and conceptual pieces – with upcoming installations including works by gallery artists Beat Zoderer and Hadi Tabatabai.

Bartha Contemporary, 7 Georgian House,  10 Bury Street

Clym Evernden at Sketch

Sketch is hosting the first solo show by artist Clym Evernden, who is known for his ink based illustrations.

Evernden studied Fashion Design Womenswear at Central Saint Martins.

He has created artworks and animations as well as directed marketing campaigns for brands including Louis Vuitton, Moët Hennessy and Audi.

He has also created set designs for prestigious names such as Tiffany & Co and Michael Kors.

Clym’s Coat Check at Sketch will feature large-scale murals, projected animations and upcycled denim.

The exhibition runs until September 13.

Sketch, 9 Conduit Street.

Richard Orlinski

France’s best-selling contemporary artist, Richard Orlinski, has opened a concept gallery on New Bond Street.

The space is entirely dedicated to the artist’s works.

It features his signature pop art inspired sculptures cast from various metals and resin.

These include versions of his well known animal figures.

Richard Orlinksi, 105-106 New Bond Street

Christie’s Education 

Christie’s Education has announced the recipients of the inaugural Reginald Browne Joint Scholarships in the UK.

The aim is to expand opportunities for students from all backgrounds and make learning and employment opportunities accessible to a range of candidates.

Pacheanne Anderson and Robyn Orovwuje-Forbes will study MSc Art, Law and Business and MA Art History and Art World Practice respectively – with full tuition fees covered and a living expenses bursary for the academic year 2019/2020.

Christie’s Education, 42 Portland Place