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Impressionist view of London at Tate Britain

Impressionist Art seems to be everywhere. Opening today at Tate Britain is an exhibition of French Artists in Exile (1870 – 1904). With the theme Impressionists in London, the exhibition containing over 100 paintings and sculptures highlights what life was … Continue reading

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Cézanne at the National Portrait Gallery

Cézanne  – Portraits of a Life Cézanne is well know for his landscapes, but less well known is that he also painted over 160 portraits. A major exhibition of over fifty, from collections around the world opens at London’s National … Continue reading

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The Royal Mews and Queen’s Gallery at Buckingham Palace

#Buckingham Palace is a must-see for everyone whether a Londoner or a tourist. Sadly the Royal Mews and the #Queen’s Gallery, which are part of the Palace should be included, but are often overlooked. As a Londoner, although I was … Continue reading

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Leonardo to Rembrandt Drawings at NPG

Drawings from Leonardo to Rembrandt opens at the National Portrait Gallery. An exhibition of 48 portrait drawings by some of the most talented Renaissance and Baroque artists working in Europe during the 17,18 and 19th centuries, some of which have … Continue reading

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Giacometti Retrospective Opens at the Tate Modern

Giacometti Retrospective Opens at the Tate Modern An exhibition of works by Albert Giacometti opens today Wednesday, 10 May at the Tate Modern. Considered one of the great sculptors of the 20th century this is the first large scale retrospective … Continue reading

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Hockney at Tate Britain

Mr and Mrs Clark (Celia Birtwell and Ossie Clark) and Percy 1970/1 A major exhibition of two hundred and thirteen works spanning nearly 60 years of David Hockney opens at the Tate Britain on Thursday, February 9. This is a … Continue reading

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David Hockney at the Royal Academy

Whether you like him or not David Hockney is considered one of the most influential British artists of the twentieth century. An exhibition of 82 portraits and one still life (fruit) is currently on show in the Sackler Wing of … Continue reading

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Bloomsbury Group Exhibition in Bath

The exhibition A Room of Their Own: Lost Bloomsbury Interiors, a collection of items from the Bloomsbury Group, is on at the Victoria Art Gallery in Bath until September 4. The exhibition celebrates Roger Fry, Vanessa Bell (sister of Virginia … Continue reading

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Painting with Light opens at London’s Tate Britain

  Painting with Light: Art and Photography from the Pre-Raphaelites to the Modern Age opens at the Linbury Galleries, Tate Britain. The invention of photography in 1839 contributed to a period of change for the visual arts in Britain. The development … Continue reading

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Russia and the Arts: The Age of Tolstoy and Tchaikovsky at London’s National Portrait Gallery

The most important exhibition of Russian portraits to take place at a British museum has opened at London’s National Portrait Gallery as part of an unprecedented cultural exchange with Moscow’s State Tretyakov Gallery which will simultaneously display a selection of … Continue reading

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