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Gainsborough’s Blue Boy returns to London
Gainsborough’s Blue Boy returns to London

Gainsborough’s Blue Boy returns to London

For a couple of months, it's possible to see a painting in London whose sale a century ago to an America caused an outcry to save it for the nation. Unsuccessfully.

Feb
10
2022
Science and art at the National Gallery’s Copernicus exhibition
Science and art at the National Gallery’s Copernicus exhibition

Science and art at the National Gallery’s Copernicus exhibition

A painting of the Polish astronomer, Nicolaus Copernicus is currently on display in the UK for the first time ever.

Jul
01
2021
Gainsborough’s Blue Boy returns to London next year
Gainsborough’s Blue Boy returns to London next year

Gainsborough’s Blue Boy returns to London next year

A century after it was sold to an American railway tycoon, one of Thomas Gainsborough’s most famous paintings will return to London for a short exhibition.

Jun
30
2021
Rubens masterpieces reunited for the first time in 200 years
Rubens masterpieces reunited for the first time in 200 years

Rubens masterpieces reunited for the first time in 200 years

For the first time in 200 years, two great master paintings will be reunited and go on display in London.

May
20
2021
National Gallery planning 200th anniversary overhaul
National Gallery planning 200th anniversary overhaul

National Gallery planning 200th anniversary overhaul

The National Gallery in Trafalgar Square is straining to cope with double the number of visitors it was designed for, and it looking for a 200th-anniversary upgrade.

Feb
17
2021
Moaning about Monet at the National Gallery
Moaning about Monet at the National Gallery

Moaning about Monet at the National Gallery

It's quite something to put in an exhibition that before it opens garners more articles about the cost of the entry ticket. But that's the Money in Monet.

Jul
10
2018
A Brit lost in a haze of American landscapes – Thomas Cole at the National Gallery
A Brit lost in a haze of American landscapes – Thomas Cole at the National Gallery

A Brit lost in a haze of American landscapes – Thomas Cole at the National Gallery

The National Gallery has given over space to a British born artist, who is best known for his sweeping, somewhat chocolate box landscapes of rural America.

Jun
19
2018