Tag: London art blog

See Saint Bartholomew by Bernardo Cavallino at National Gallery

Saint Batholomew art painting

Bernardo Cavallino’s Saint Bartholomew is an awe-inspiring Baroque masterpiece that will be on display in The National Gallery this April 2023. This painting, acquired at a Sotheby’s auction in New York and costing $3.9 million, is the only… Read More

See the Lucien Freud exhibition at the National Gallery London – and pay what you wish

Lucien Freud

Until 22 January 2023, Lucien Freud is awaiting your visit at the National Gallery at Trafalgar Square, bringing one of the most iconic artists’ work to your doorstep. And the best bit is, as a response to the… Read More

National Gallery London: see Lucian Freud ‘New Perspectives’

Lucien Freud Reflection

Get your tickets into the world of Lucian Freud (same name; not the psychologist you’re thinking of), the artist celebrity has often overshadowed approaches to the artist’s work and the historical contexts in which it was made. This… Read More

National Gallery London: get up close with Rafael

Rafael

He may have died over 500 years ago (as of 2020), but Rafael’s work lives on stronger than ever, especially this year at London’s National Gallery, where a new exhibition is on sale and ready to host his… Read More

Coming to Buckingham Palace: the Art and Spectacle of George IV

George IV feature

George IV: Art & Spectacle is at The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace from 15 November and it really is one to see. He’s the man who turned Buckingham Palace into a Palace, built the residence in Brighton and amassed… Read More

LONDON: Immigration and Modern Britain – The Kaleidoscope exhibition at Somerset House

Somerset House Kaleidoscope

There’s a new exhibition that puts Britain’s relationship with the rest of the world and its nationalities on the map, so to speak. It’s going down at Somerset House, right in the heart of London and it’s called… Read More

Life behind the palace walls: New exhibition tells the story of Queen Victoria

Queens Gallery

Queen Victoria was a boss. She took the throne at age 18 and made it hers from the get-go. A lot of that revolved around her moving into Buckingham Palace right in the middle of London. Three weeks… Read More

What to see at the National Gallery of London this English summer

National Gallery London

If there’s one place you visit in London for any injection of art, timeless history and culture that has influence so much of what we around the world consider influential art, then the National Gallery in London is… Read More