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London Art Exhibitions




Are you in London? And you don’t know what to do? London has more than one reason to enjoy it, architectonical buildings, beautiful parks and gardens, theme parks, theaters, cinemas, inter alia, of course, if you are an art lover, London will surprise you with the variety offers in art expositions and expressions. Everyone knows that London is host to most great art collectors. Since media age until contemporary time, England art reflects the most important facts throughout the history of Great Britain.

The expositions and expressions of art find its spaces in a city that is famous around Europe by the art and its high level of culture because London offer the best and broadest range of museums in the world therefore the city has many arts attractive to different preferences. Art, archeology, science inter alia the museums of this city are a wonderful option to spend great moments. Of course these are good options in a rainy day or very cold. Of course is necessary knowing the principal expositions in the capital of the United Kingdom.

London Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art


Estorick Collection is an internationally renowned art gallery known for its collection of Modern Italian Art, you can see futurist works by Giacomo Balla, Umberto Boccioni, Carlo Carrà, Luigi Russolo and Gino Severini, but it also includes figurative art and sculpture dating from 1890 to the 1950 by artists such as Amedeo Modigliani, Marino Marini, Giorgio Morandi, Mario Sironi, Campigli and Giorgio de Chirico.

London Courtauld Gallery

The Courtauld Gallery


The Courtauld Gallery houses one of the most important art collections in London, including Old Master and Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings, together with sculpture and applied arts. You will see artworks of Angelico, Botticelli, Beechey, Cranach the Elder, Goya, Rubens, Cézanne, Monet, Manet, Degas, Seurat, Renoir, Henri "Douanier" Rousseau, Toulouse-Lautrec, Modigliani, Gauguin, Cézanne and Van Gogh. World famous paintings include Botticelli's Holy Trinity with Saint John and Mary Magdalena, Cranach's Adam and Eve, Rubens’ Descent from the Cross, Gauguin's Nevermore and Te Rerioa, Manet’s Bar at the Folies-Bergère, Van Gogh’s Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear and Cherry Orchard, Cézanne’s Still Life, Renoir’s La Loge. The collection is situated in the Strand Block of Somerset House

London National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery


Founded in 1856, the National Portrait Gallery houses a unique collection of over 10,000 paintings, sculptures, drawings, caricatures, watercolours, silhouettes and photographs of famous men and women throughout British history from the Middle Ages until the present day. Notable portraits include Henry VIII, William Shakespeare, The Beatles and Queen Elizabeth II.

London Tate Modern

The Tate Modern


Located on the South Bank of the Thames and opened on 12 May 2000, Tate Modern is the world's biggest collection of Modern Art from 1900 to the present day and it is free, you can see work by artists such as Claude Monet, Barnett Newman, Roy Lichtenstein, Anish Kapoor, Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dalí, Tacita Dean, Andy Warhol, Louise Bourgeois, Gilbert & George and Susan Hiller. There is a whole room devoted to Mark Rothko.

London National Gallery

The National Gallery


Located on the north side of Trafalgar Square and founded in 1824. The National Gallery contains more than 2,300 paintings, dating from the mid-13th century to the early 20th Century, including masterpieces by Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Titian, Hogarth, Rembrandt, Gainsborough, Turner, Raphael, Caravaggio, Renoir, Cezanne and Van Gogh, these paintings belong to the public. There is no admission fee to the main collection.

London Royal Academy of Arts

The Royal Academy of Arts


Founded in 1768 and situated in West End on Piccadilly, The Royal Academy of Arts is the oldest fine arts institution in the U.K., today features exhibitions of works by artist as revered as Rembrandt, Rubens, Monet, Gainsborough, Constable, Turner and Michelangelo. Its annual Summer Exhibition displays select work from up and coming artists and by academicians.

London Hayward Gallery

The Hayward Gallery


The Hayward Gallery is one of the biggest temporary art exhibition centers in the U.K. The gallery host exhibitions of contemporary and historical works. The Hayward has been host of many of the world's most influential exhibitions since its opening on 9 July 1968.



Art schools in London

If you are talented and love art and innovation, art schools are perfect for you, there are many art programs, such as photography, sculpture, painting, illustration, game design, fashion design, many programs can be short and other can take many years.
Art schools





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