London is definitely an art capital of the world; there’s always some form of exhibition going on in the big city. So if you’re a budding art student, professional artist or simply just an art lover seeking inspiration, a trip to London is certainly in order. There is an array of fantastic art shows on throughout the year, so let’s take a look at a few must-see shows that you really shouldn’t miss!
Late Turner: Painting Set Free – Tate Britain
Sep 30– Jan 25
Turner is probably one of the most famous landscape painters to have ever lived. His paintings are full of emotion and colour – his paintings are distinctively his. Brimming with action and yet a glorious ambience, his paintings seem to change as you look deep into them, so they are truly a sight to be seen. So take a trip to the Tate Britain this autumn or winter – you certainly won’t be disappointed.
Trisha Donnelly – Serpentine Gallery
Sep 30 – Nov 9
Trisha Donnelly is an artist from New York, so seeing her solo exhibition at the Serpentine Gallery (shown above) is definitely the option for you if you are looking for something a little more modern. She will fill the gallery with a beautiful and thought-provoking site-specific work. Her work is inspired by the passing of time, light and nature – you can be certain that you will experience something spectacular here.
Constable – The Making of a Master – V&A
Sep 20 – Jan 11
This exhibition is an experience not to be missed; it is an exhibition that features Constable’s influences and his favourite painting techniques. One of Britain’s most loved artists, this exhibition allows you to take a look into his famous masterpieces and develop an understanding of how they were created. It really is an amazing place to seek inspiration.
Freize Art Fair – Regent’s Park
Oct 16 – Oct 19
The Freize Art Fair is a huge event in the art world and this year it marks its 12th anniversary. With over 150 galleries involved you can certainly get your art fix here. It really is an experience that can’t be missed. Artists and art lovers alike from all over the world travel to London just for this special art fair!
London is a fabulous place to visit when it comes to the arts and these are only 4 of the many many art exhibitions that are on throughout autumn and winter. So if you’re looking for inspiration or something a little bit creative head to London for a getaway and have the most enjoyable time! If you are looking for cheap London hotels, don’t worry, here at the Swinton Hotel we offer outstanding, comfortable rooms so that you can experience London and have space to relax afterwards!
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