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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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Monday 18th of February 2013 The Original London Sightseeing Tour is one of the best ways to get around a number of London attractions quickly.
Sunday 17th of February 2013 People seeking things to do in London could opt for a trip to Wembley Stadium - one of the capital's best sporting attractions.
Saturday 16th of February 2013 Art lovers looking for things to do in London will not want to pass up on the opportunity to see Lichtenstein: A Retrospective at the Tate Modern.
Tuesday 12th of February 2013 When in London, enjoy the Rock n Roll Walking Tour.
Monday 11th of February 2013 Visitors to Shakespeare's Globe Theatre will be taken on an intriguing trip back in time to the rowdy London of Elizabethan England.
Monday 11th of February 2013 Enjoy HMS Belfast, one of the top London attractions.
Wednesday 6th of February 2013 The British Music Experience is hosting an exhibition to mark the 40th anniversary of the formation of The Jam.
Tuesday 5th of February 2013 The Royal Albert Hall is to host the fantastic opera Carmen from February 21st until March 3rd.
Monday 4th of February 2013 When it comes to London attractions, Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum is one of the most exciting for sports fans.
Friday 1st of February 2013 Mingle amongst the stars of TV and film at Eltham Palace.