Review Round Up: Lorenzo Lotto Portraits, National Gallery

The National Gallery’s new exhibition highlights the Venetian artist’s work – but what have critics said about it?  The Observer: ***** “His portraits are puzzles, his life enigmatic, his reputation bizarrely neglected. Yet anyone who visits this tremendous exhibition will be instantly struck by one clear and certain truth about the Venetian master Lorenzo Lotto… Read More

NEWS: The National Gallery Announces Summer and Autumn 2019 Exhibitions

The National Gallery has today announced further details of its 2019 exhibition programme.  The National Gallery has announced an additional three Summer and Autumn exhibitions taking place next year – including a major Paul Gauguin display devoted to his portraits. On display from the 12th June, the gallery will present Bartolomé Bermejo:Master of the Spanish Renaissance . The… Read More

Review Round Up: Mantegna and Bellini, National Gallery

The National Gallery brings the artist’s work together for an exhibition that examines a story of art, family, rivalry, and personality. Here, Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews…  Giovanni Bellini, with later additions by Dosso Dossi and Titian, The Feast of the Gods, 1514–29.National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, Widener Collection, (1942.9.1).Image courtesy of… Read More

PREVIEW: Lorenzo Lotto Portraits, National Gallery

The National Gallery is to present the first exhibition of portraits by the Italian Renaissance artist.   Allegory of Virtue and Vice, 1505. National Gallery of Art, Washington, Samuel H. Kress Collection, 1939.1.156. Image courtesy of the Board of Trustees, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC.  Bringing together many of Lotto’s best portraits spanning his entire career… Read More

Review Round Up: Courtauld Impressionists: From Manet to Cezanne, National Gallery

The National Gallery’s new exhibition brings together some  major Impressionist paintings from The Courtauld Gallery including works by Cézanne, Toulouse-Lautrec, Renoir, Manet, and Seurat. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews… Paul Cézanne,Hillside in Provence about 1890-2 .Bought, Courtauld Fund, 1926 © The National Gallery, London.  The Observer: ***** “Obviously the present collaboration, like the refurbishment itself, aims to change that by… Read More

Top Five Exhibitions: September 2018

As we head towards Autumn, here’s a guide to some of Love London Love Culture’s top exhibitions opening next month…. 1. Oceania, Royal Academy of Arts: on display from the end of September, the Royal Academy will explore the diverse art work that has emerged from the Oceania region. The work on display will range from… Read More

PREVIEW: Courtauld Impressionists: From Manet to Cézanne,National Gallery

The National Gallery’s next exhibition will concentrate on major Impressionist and Post-Impressionist masterworks from the Courtauld Gallery, purchased in the 1920s by Samuel Courtauld (1876–1947). Paul Cézanne,Hillside in Provence about 1890-2 .Bought, Courtauld Fund, 1926 © The National Gallery, London.  Showcased alongside paintings from the National Gallery’s own collection which the businessman and philanthropist financed and helped… Read More

Review Round Up: Monet & Architecture, National Gallery

The National Gallery’s latest exhibition concentrates on the relationship between the artist and architecture to offer a new way to examine his work. Here’s what critics have had to say about it… The Guardian: ***** “At first sight, Monet & Architecture may seem like just another excuse to bathe in that unequalled light (et pourquoi… Read More

PREVIEW: Ed Ruscha: Course of an Empire, National Gallery

The National Gallery will present an exhibition examining how Ed Ruscha has helped to shape the way in which we see the American landscape.  On display from the 11th June, Ed Ruscha: Course of Empire will allow visitors to the gallery to see the artist’s take on the cyclical nature of civilisation. In 2005 Ruscha was invited… Read More

PREVIEW: Thomas Cole: Eden to Empire, National Gallery

The National Gallery is to present an exhibition examining the work of Thomas Cole depicting the American landscape.  The British-born artist is best known for his  epic vistas, dramatic natural settings, and imaginative landscapes, depicting nature at its most powerful and the National Gallery will present 58 of his works. Many of the works that will… Read More