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Enjoy some art at the National Gallery for things to do in London.
Published: Friday 7th of September 2012
Showing next month is Seduced by Art: Photography Past and Present, which aims to deliver Old Master paintings in a brand new way.
"Drawing attention to one particular and rich strand of photography’s history – that of the influence and inspiration of historical painting – the exhibition features pictures by the greatest British and French photographers alongside work by an international array of contemporary artists," the gallery states.
In short, the show looks at photography from its early days and, in contrasting it along with old school paintings, examines how they borrowed and incorporated fine art ideas in this new artistic form.
Beyond that exhibition, there is so much more to do and see within the gallery itself, including, for example, over 2,000 paintings from western Europe.
With the likes of Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Titian, Holbein, Velázquez, Rembrandt, Turner, Constable, Monet, Van Gogh and Picasso on show, you will not fail to be amazed.
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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.
Thursday 31st of January 2013 Visit the Chelsea Physic Garden, the second oldest botanical garden in Britain.
Thursday 31st of January 2013 The Cartoon Museum is hosting an exhibition that will delight those with an interest in the art form.