You cannot live in London and not immerse yourself in the art world. If you are moving here you will have the opportunity to see some of the most famous art galleries in the world. This is one of the very centres of the art world and you have a myriad of different types of art galleries around London that will cater to every taste. You don’t have to be an art lover to appreciate the magnificence of some of the art that is exhibited here. London’s association with the arts and fine art in particular stretches back for hundreds of years, and many famous artists have exhibited in London. The most famous gallery has got to be the National gallery and is a must see for every Londoner.
The National Art Gallery
This is one of the most famous gallery’s in the world and you’ll need days to explore it. The National Gallery with its traditional pillars and traditional exteriors is found in Trafalgar Square and is the home of some of the world’s most famous and priceless artworks. With over 2,000 pieces of art on show every day of the year, this is one London attraction that you must visit.
Over 4 million people visit the National Art Gallery every year, and it has a history that stretches back until the early part of the 13th century. This is the home of some of the most famous paintings in the world: Vincent Van Gogh’s masterpiece “Sunflowers” is found in the Impressionist section of the gallery and you will be enthralled by the collection of paintings by Monet as well as Cezanne. If you are an art history buff, then you’ll spend your time admiring the works by Rembrandt and Rubens before heading off to the numerous halls and rooms that are devoted to brutish artists like Joseph Turner and John Constable.
There are many fine examples of modern art on display at the gallery from the resident Gallery Associate artists who rely on the National Gallery as being one of the foremost Patrons of Artists in the world. Many new and upcoming artists are sponsored by the National Gallery. The Gallery does not charge an entry fee and is open for 361 days of the year. It relies heavily on donations and sales of prints to continue its pride of place in hearts of Britain.
This is the first place to start if you are going to spend some time immersing yourself in the many galleries and art exhibitions that London has to offer. Revel in the beauty and talent that these artists have to offer. Art is a part of life and living here means that you have the chance to really learn about art and support the art world.