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The Portrait in Vienna 1867-1918Vienna during its time as the capital of Austria-Hungary, from 1867 to 1918, is the subject of a major National Gallery exhibition in autumn 2013 which looks at the works of avant garde artists such as Gustav Klimt, Egon Schiele and painter, draughtsman and lithographer Oskar Kokoschka. The period saw a flourishing of modern art in the city and The Portrait in Vienna will reveal how portraiture and how the avant-garde overthrew the traditional imperialist art from the time. The exhibition is divided into six sections including one which examines the use of the portrait to declare love and commemorate the dead, and a final section where unfinished works will be displayed.

 

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The Portrait in Vienna 1867-1918  Gustav Klimt, Portrait of Hermine Gallia, 1904 © The National Gallery, London  

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The Portrait in Vienna 1867-1918 Gustav Klimt, Portrait of Hermine Gallia, 1904 © The National Gallery, London 

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Delacroix, Chopin, And The SalonDelacroix, Chopin, And The SalonWriter and broadcaster Gavin Plumley and pianist Sholto Kynoch explore the salon culture of Paris2016-05-03T13:00:00+01002016-05-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Free EventToday Only
Delacroix, Chopin, And The Salon
Delacroix and the Rise of Modern ArtDelacroix and the Rise of Modern ArtDelacroix and the Rise of Modern ArtIn this landmark National Gallery exhibition, the first presentation of Delacroix's art in Britain for more than 50 years, the influence of Delacroix on his contemporaries shows how he transformed the art of French painting in the 19th century. Arguably the most influential artist of his era, Delacroix inspired artists such as Chasseriau,2016-05-03T00:00:00+01002016-05-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Ongoing

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Portraits and Portraiture
PRICING  Adult £14, Senior £12, Student £7
DATES  17th February to 22nd May 2016
VENUE  National Gallery 
In this landmark National Gallery exhibition, the first presentation of Delacroix's art in Britain for more than 50 years, the influence of Delacroix on his contemporaries shows how he transformed the art of French painting in the 19th century. Arguably the most influential artist of his era, Delacroix inspired artists such as Chasseriau,... More about this event
 
Dutch FlowersDutch FlowersFloral paintings by Dutch masters including Ambrosius Bosschaert the Elder, Jan van Huysum, and Rachel Ruysch, highlighting associations between the development of flower painting in the Netherlands to an increased interest in botany and horticulture in the Dutch Golden Age.2016-05-03T10:00:00+01002016-08-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Free EventOngoing
Dutch Flowers
Beauty And The Male: Antonio And Piero Del Pollaiuolo's 'Martyrdom Of Saint SebastianBeauty And The Male: Antonio And Piero Del Pollaiuolo's 'Martyrdom Of Saint SebastianA talk on attitudes to male beauty in art.2016-05-04T13:00:00+01002016-05-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Free EventOn Soon
Beauty And The Male: Antonio And Piero Del Pollaiuolo's 'Martyrdom Of Saint Sebastian
Welcome WednesdaysWelcome WednesdaysMessy play and storytelling for under 5s.2016-05-04T10:30:00+01002016-05-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Stories Of Art: Module ThreeStories Of Art: Module ThreeA tutored session on the history of 17th-century European painting.2016-05-04T14:00:00+01002016-05-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
Category: event
On Soon
Stories Of Art: Module Three
Dare To Draw: Module Two: LandscapeDare To Draw: Module Two: LandscapeThe second part of a four module introduction to drawing.2016-05-07T10:00:00+01002016-05-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
Category: event
On Soon
Dare To Draw: Module Two: Landscape
Drawing DogsDrawing DogsClasses aimed at children aged 5-11.2016-05-08T11:00:00+01002016-05-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Free EventOn Soon
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Magic Carpet Storytelling (Under 5s)Magic Carpet Storytelling (Under 5s)Stories inspired by pictures in the National Gallery.2016-05-08T10:30:00+01002016-05-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
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Musical Magic CarpetMusical Magic CarpetStorytelling sessions for 2-5 year olds.2016-05-08T10:30:00+01002016-06-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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