London is the art and culture hub in Europe.
You can experience just about anything when you visit this remarkable city. It is a city immensely filled with beauty, cultural diversity, picturesque attractions, vibrant London Art scene, rich in culture and heritage, spectacular architecture and landscape and equally delish foods. It is one of the most visited cities in the world because of its extraordinary energy and diversity. London is home to Europe’s premiere modern and contemporary art fair, the London Art Fair. It is one of the major events that art enthusiasts look forward to each year.
The Leake Street Graffiti Tunnel is a legalized and authorized graffiti tunnel that marks the artistic abilities of London’s most talented street artists. Each artist got a chance to showcase his own work style and through this, it has changed the Leake Street forever.
London Art and Design Highlights
- The National Gallery displays Europe’s most important collection of paintings from 13th to 19th centuries.
- The British Museum houses the oldest art collections and some of the world’s famous objects such as the Rosetta stone, the Parthenon sculptures and Egyptian mummies.
- Brick Lane Music Hall is London’s famous traditional music hall where you have a fine dining and entertainment.
- Victoria and Albert’s Museum is home to historical and contemporary art and design from the world’s richest cultures and also considered as the world’s greatest museum for art and design.
- Elizabeth Tower is the famous land mark tower in London known as ‘Big Ben’ where the Parliament is also located.
Top 10 art galleries in London
Charlie Smith London
Established in October 2009, Charlie Smith London, stands opposite of Hoxton Square in 336 Old Street, 2nd Floor, London EC1V 9DR. United Kingdom. The gallery is widely known for being an excellent gallery that hosts single or group curated exhibitions. The gallery’s approach is collaborative and curatorial, and emphasizes work that engages critically with profound human and historical themes. It is much dedicated to promote newly discovered artists and develop them into brilliant and progressive individual artists that would astound art lovers from all around the world. Website Location
Paisnel Gallery has been in existence in London’s art scene for over thirty years specializing 20th century British art with an emphasis on post-war and St. Ives. The elegantly furnished space is located in 9 Bury Street, St James’s, London. The gallery is widely known for its great professionalism when handling their clients. The gallery is always looking to purchase or consign works of art from private collections particularly by the artists that they represent. They offer wide range of services not just offering art pieces but also framing service and advice on the perfect kind of art for the client seeking for it. Location
Plus One Gallery
For the past decase, Plus One Gallery has been of UK’s leading dealer of modern and contemporary British and international photorealist and hyperrealist art. It is situated in a cool and airy space in 89-91 Pimlico Road, SW1W 8PH London, United Kingdom. The gallery hosts for about six exhibitions each year that features different themes that would best suit the tastes different art collectors around the city. They have huge regard for the satisfaction of their clients so they conduct a wide selection of motifs to suit the most discerning of art collectors. Website Location
First established in Italy by Lorenzo Ronchini, Ronchini Gallery relocated their space in London in 2012 to extend their services to British people who have great passion for the art. Their new space is located in 22 Dering Street, Mayfair, London. The gallery has collaborated with different artists from different point of the world and they provide in the gallery a rigorous context in which its artists can be viewed. The gallery’s aesthetic is defined by Minimalism, Spatialism, Conceptualism and Arte Povera and it retains an unblinking future-focus on progressive movements whilst remembering the past. With great experience on their hands, the artists have explored different movements across a broad spectrum of contemporary artistic practice. Website Location
Flat Time House
Flat Time House was created for London’s most influential post-war artist, John Latham in the year 2008. The studio was put up in a cool and awesome space in 210 Bellenden Road London. The gallery houses creative ideas of John Latham and how he has influenced the world of art in his own remarkable ways. The gallery focuses particularly on subject areas with thematic concern about time and temporality, art and science, language, value and belief systems. Website Location
Lindsay Friend founded IMT Gallery in 2005. Every art lover is welcome to visit the place in Unit 2/210 Cambridge Heath Road, London. The gallery focuses in promoting contemporary art and represents about seven talented artists. They exhibit emerging and established artists working across all media, in the same way as specializing in installation, sound art and multimedia art. The gallery puts innovation at their hands and strives hard to bring forth popularity and success to the artists that they works with while hosting to a series of film screenings in association with Filmarmalade every once in a while. Website Location
Hanmi Gallery was inaugurated in 2010 and is dedicated to promote modern and contemporary art to the international art scene. It is open to every art enthusiasts and can be visited at 30 Maple Street, London. Since its launching, the gallery has been running a successful program of exhibitions and projects and participating at international art fairs. Hanmi Gallery London has been committed to showcasing Korean and East Asian contemporary art in the capital city. The space has become an arena for creative thinking, inspiring artists and spectators to see the space, and the art within it, in a new way. That is the reason for gaining their remarkable success in the art world. Website Location
Richard Young Gallery
Put up in 2008, Richard Young Gallery was created by Susan and Richard Young. The gallery was constructed in a beautifully lit and well-designed space in 4 Holland Street, London. The gallery is dedicated to exhibiting innovative, contemporary fine art photography. It has become one of London’s finest contemporary photography galleries. It hosts several exhibitions every year inviting emerging to established British and international photographers who push boundaries and think ‘outside of the box’. Website Location
Gasworks was established in 1994 as a contemporary art organization based in South London. You can find the studio at 155 Vauxhall Street, London. It has seven studios available for tenancy on a long-term basis by London-based artists and also for International Residency Program for non-UK based artists. It provides a program of exhibitions and events, artists’ residencies, international fellowships and educational projects. Gasworks hosts up to sixteen residencies a year, encouraging the exchange of ideas between international and local practitioners. Website Location
Frith Street Gallery
Frith Street Gallery is an old gallery existing since 1989. It located in a historic building in 17–18 Golden Square, London. The gallery specializes a wide variety of media forms such as film, photography, painting and sculpture. Frith Street Gallery has emerged as one of the art world’s most interesting forces, instrumental in developing the careers of internationally renowned figures as well as supporting those at earlier stages of their career. They extend the promotion of their artists by not just conducting regular exhibitions but also participating in different art events all over the world. Website Location
London is a city where you can find every great creation. You can find it along the streets, in the outskirts or venture in the panoramic view of the city riverside. London Art and culture is as amazing as the city itself. It is home to major art museums and unique art galleries where you get to experience the city’s groundbreaking art scene. London is widely known as a city of innovation with people having great ideas and imagination.