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London attractions: Head down to the Courtauld Gallery for a taste of fine art
Published: Thursday 2nd of May 2013
This famous attraction is located in Portman Square and hosts a number of different exhibitions each month.
Its current exhibition includes their 'Becoming Picasso' collection which features the remarkable works of the famous artist and has a little bit of information regarding his history.
This collection will be viewable until May 26th. If you have a particular interest in impressionist, post-impressionist work complete with paintings and sculptures, then this is the ideal attraction for you.
Many of the world's most renowned artists are housed within the walls of the Courtauld Gallery and this includes Ruben, Leonardo da Vinci, van Gogh and Michelangelo to name but a few.
In addition to art displays and pictures, the gallery also hosts regular talks, events and art history.
So if you are hoping to learn more about the cultural influence of art as well as seeing first-hand samples of famous works, then this is the ideal attraction for you.
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Posted by Kevin Smith
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