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London attractions: Browse some of the world’s most famous paintings in the Courtauld Gallery
Published: Thursday 28th of February 2013
This famous London gallery was formerly based in Portman Square before it reached its current home in Somerset House.
The collection contains masterpieces from the early Renaissance period as well as pieces from the 20th century.
Its current exhibition is called Becoming Picasso, Paris 1901, which is on until May 26th and tells the story of Pablo Picasso’s career as an artist.
This unique collection of paintings has received glowing reviews from national papers such as the Telegraph, which described the display as a "tight, compelling, and beautifully installed exhibition, full of first-class works of art borrowed from important institutions around the world".
Not only does it give visitors a chance to view some of the most famous paintings in history, but it also holds art history courses which can be attended by anyone with an interest in art.
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