Art Galleries in London

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Art Galleries in London

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  • Adventure225355
    London, UK1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I would like to thank you for the Relaxed viewing on the 2/4/24 to celebrate World Autism Day. My son and I are both Autistic. It was so lovely to see the art at a quiet time. I really appreciated this opportunity. Thank you!
    Written 13 April 2024
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  • Liege-Bastogne-Liege
    Zurich, Switzerland414 contributions
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    There is no lovelier gallery in London.

    It is intimate, accessible, romantic, rich in its displays, discreet, serene and its artworks are beautiful beyond words.

    It is too, that its range of artworks is wide but less expansive than the National Gallery or the Tate. That helps matters. It makes it easier to focus.

    And what wonderful genius is on display. There is one corner of the Gallery where I could simply stand for hours. Inside one door is a Modigliani nude from 1916, to it's right is Manet's huge Bar at the Folies Bergere and over the shoulder to the right on the wall opposite is the exquisite Van Gogh, La Crau with Peach Trees in Blossom.

    If you could determine your own eternity, this would surely be one option. I am so grateful for this place.
    Written 12 March 2024
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  • Janice R
    New Orleans, LA3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    An amazing place. Right in the heart of the city. They have paintings and presentations explaining the history of London and the area.
    Written 29 March 2024
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  • AlisonMG
    Canterbury, UK11 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Wonderful to see Holbein's sketches up close and the gallery explaining the materials and techniques he used was very interesting. Also impressed by the skill of the curators in providing such good explanatory text beside each drawing. Great value for money. The queue for entry was frankly bizarre and as a previous commenter has said could be easily improved with the addition of boards indicating where to queue based on time of entry.
    Written 6 April 2024
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  • rosco2
    London, UK343 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Tried to visit last Monday but had not seen the Mithraeum is closed on Mondays (was being visited by school groups). Bang next to the Bank tube exit. We first saw the Police phone box (never seen one before) and then looked into St Walbrook. The Mithraeum was staffed by young, enthusiastic staff at the entrance, really a pleasure to talk with.

    Free!!

    Down to the exhibit we first went into the temple. Chanting in Latin, all very dark and atmospheric. A recreation of what it might have been like when in use. Beautifully preserved and given I have a balance problem, I made it round the temple using the glass barriers. Impressed.

    Up a flight of stairs to a room with several reproduction exhibits with a lot of detail and information. On the wall behind was a projected running commentary about Mithraism. My only wish would be more of the reproduction exhibits (duplicates) so more people could read the illustrations, rather than waiting to look. On the way out we were offered a lovely book on archaeology, a book of postcards and a brief book on the museum. All were free of charge, how very generous, we accepted the gifts. The artefacts from this dig are currently in the Museum of London which is closed for refurbishment. We will be heading there as soon as it’s open again.

    This might be a small museum but very interesting, we urge you to give it a try.
    Written 14 March 2024
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  • Kathy Moon
    3 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great Show, lovely area - nice for a walk round after. Easy to get to. Reasonably priced. Not 5 stars because my back ached after an hour sitting with no back rest.
    Written 2 April 2024
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  • Liz
    London, UK21 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The Rubens exhibition of lovely ladies in Dulwich Picture Gallery features boobs bottoms and...bunions! And very quizzical eyebrows. I loved the sketches as they are so gentle and reflect the realities of life. The paintings' colours are radiant, so cheer up your winter Sunday with a visit.

    And today is a day of Apricity (the latin name for the warmth of winter sunshine).
    Written 28 January 2024
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  • M P
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Our visit to Graffik was one of the best experiences in London. Amazing art displays and the workshop was amazing. Sebastian and Marcel are super cool and very knowledgeable and helpful. Definitely hope to be back for more!
    Written 22 November 2023
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  • Nigel G
    Singapore, Singapore8,596 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Visited today for the Jennifer Packer exhibition. Free admission but you need to book your tickets on the Serpentine app in advance. If you need help, staff there will help you.

    Nice exhibition. Very useful free guide available.

    Interesting philosophy in portraiture - “making a portrait for me is wanting to do the subject justice and, if anywhere, the imagination sits in the respectful distance.”

    I like that way of thinking - quite the opposite to Graham Sutherlands approach to art and more especially to his portraiture of Churchill.

    Still life is vibrant.

    A talented artist. Great colours and inspiring art. Nice to visit this afternoon.
    Written 8 August 2021
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  • Rosi
    Seattle, WA295 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Let's see... This street is essentially a collection of vintage book, print and art shops. Within the short time I spent there, I stumbled upon a few gems from Tove Jansson to Beatrix Potter to an early 20th century Alice in Wonderland copy. Worth a stop
    Written 21 December 2023
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  • Brian L
    Chicago, IL385 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    One of my last days in London, and I could not leave without going to a photo gallery! Glad I did.

    There was a piece on the top floor by Bieke Depoorter that was really engaging. And another work about Thamesmead that was equally as interesting. The showings rotate, so it's really luck of the draw as to what you'll see.

    The gift shop is epic. They have so many books that I wanted to get, but alas, I am but a disabled traveller, unfit for carry large volumes across the pond.

    Most importantly, they sell all types of film in the shop. Film and even cameras. Who needs candy when you can lick the delicious toxic chemicals of celluloid?
    Written 5 May 2023
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  • AnnetteAtkins
    Eastbourne, UK10 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I love this art gallery with a small cafe, a few arty things to buy and good toilet facilities.
    Always love to go to the Pastel Society annual exhibition when I can.
    Written 9 February 2024
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  • SalliJune A
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This is the cherry on top of the Westminster Abbey experience. Super interesting things to see and think about, and the view down into the Abbey from above is exhilarating!
    Written 26 October 2023
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  • soinic
    Lux.2,393 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This modern art jewel off the beaten path was created by famous Damien Hirst ... himself!

    Great architecture, nice building.

    Friendly staff at the entrance (security as well as ladies at the desk), also respectful staff on the different floors.

    No entrance fee 🤗

    The actual Brian Clarke exhibition "A great light" is outstanding with a real "WOW-factor"! Large scale stained glass creations 👌

    Not very busy which surprised us, we could really enjoy this overwhelming art exhibition.

    Don't miss the " pharmacy 2"! An art project by Damien Hirst, kind of "café" with its "medicine cabinets" etc . Very special place which invits you to sit down, chill and enjoy ...
    It is not a real café, but you can get something to drink/snack from a vending machine/selfservice.

    Newport Street Gallery is a hidden gem, an oasis away from the hustle&bustle!
    Written 4 October 2023
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  • The_Coach55
    Ruislip, UK969 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    The Halcyon Gallery is located in New Bond Street close to Berkeley Square. It is just under half a mile from Green Park tube station on foot. It consists of two premises facing each other on either side of New Bond Street.

    Although the Warhol exhibition is primarily for buyers, casual visitors are welcome and I found the staff to be informative and helpful.

    The well known pictures of Marilyn Monroe, Chairman Mao and Campbell’s Soup were on show as well as less known work.

    I didn’t know about Warhol’s relationship with Pele who he met whilst the great man was playing for New York Cosmos in the late Seventies.

    I liked the Pele work and memorabilia very much as well as that of Muhammad Ali.

    There was also a great black and white photograph of Nico and Warhol dressed up as Batman and Robin.

    The exhibition is free and runs until 7 April 2024.
    Written 12 March 2024
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