London has a lot going for it. With an amazing variety of restaurants and cultural events, London really is the place to be for those who want a rich cultural life. When it comes to art, and a great selection of art galleries, London really does not slouch. There is something here for everyone, from the edgy to the classic. Frost has picked some of the top art galleries in London for you to get started. We will be adding more soon. Put your own suggestions below and join in the art debate.
National Portrait Gallery, St Martin’s Place, WC2H
An art beacon of London. A trip here is not complete without a visit to this gallery. And if you live in London and have not been, shame on you.
Tate Britain, Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P
Classic building, great art. Also has some controversial exhibitions which are quite different.
Saatchi Gallery, Duke of York’s Square, King’s Road, Chelsea, London SW3
Beautiful gallery situated on the King’s Road. Lots of great art here. If you are too busy to go to a gallery then the Saatchi Gallery Online is also where you can find art prints for sale.
Reflected (red canoe) SOLD
I Found The Silence (edition of 25; 4 sold)
White Cube Gallery, 25-26 Mason’s Yard, Off Duke Street, St James’s, London SW1Y
A bit different and edgy. Worth a visit.
Welcome Collection, 183 Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1
Classic art and amazing exhibitions make the Welcome Collection a great stop for art lovers.
Serpentine Gallery, Kensington Gardens, South Kensington, London W2
Will be reopened on Saturday 8th June 2013. Join us in line.
National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London WC2N
Another classic London art gallery. A must visit.
Somerset House: Embankment Galleries, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R
Opened in 2008. The building alone is beautiful and worth going to.
Proud Camden, The Stables Market, Chalk Farm Road, Camden, Camden Town, London NW1
Has great exhibitions and events. We recently enjoyed their Withnail & I exhibition.
Sir John Soane’s Museum, 13 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London WC2A 3BP
Is a treasure trove of artifacts. A great experience.
What is your favourite museum? Make recommendations below.