London Pass BlogBack to Blog
The Courtauld Gallery aids art project
Published: Thursday 26th of February 2009
Art fanatics visiting London may want to stop off at the Embankment Galleries at Somerset House, where the results of an extensive art project will be on show.
Jointly carried out between the University of Warwick and the Courtauld Institute of Art, the display will show how advanced computer modelling can help preserve works of art.
Dr Christina Young, a senior lecturer in paintings conservation, comments: "This facility has been developed over 15 years in collaboration with Imperial College, Tate and the National Gallery, London."
The display will run from March 4th to 18th at the galleries and is entitled Tensioned Fabrics in Art and Architecture.
It will include everything from canvases to model structures and even the unusual images of strain maps.
The London Pass gives free entry to the Courtauld Gallery, allowing holders to save £5 on the price of an adult ticket and 20 per cent discount in the Admiralty Deli.
Thursday 16th of May 2013 Things to do in London: Explore the tales of the sea at the National Maritime Museum
Wednesday 15th of May 2013 Things to do in London: Thousands of famous paintings on display at the National Gallery
Tuesday 14th of May 2013 Things to do in London: Ducklings and butterflies take centre-stage at London Wetland Centre
Monday 13th of May 2013 If you are on the hunt for things to do in London, and are searching for a break away from the hustle...
Sunday 12th of May 2013 Things to do in London: Stand above the River Thames with the London Tower Bridge Exhibition
Saturday 11th of May 2013 Things to do in London: Tate Modern hits headlines following new exhibitions
Friday 10th of May 2013 Things to do in London: Masterpieces on display at the Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
Thursday 9th of May 2013 Things to do in London: Firepower at the Royal Artillery: Where football meets weaponry
Wednesday 8th of May 2013 Things to do in London: BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir a 'testament to diversity in the capital'
Tuesday 7th of May 2013 London attractions: Botanical beauty is at the heart of Kew Gardens
Monday 6th of May 2013 What better way to conclude an exciting trip visiting the best of London attractions than to watch...