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Time: Tattoo Art TodayTime: Tattoo Art Today at Somerset House is a free exhibition that presents original artworks from 70 of the world's leading and most influential tattoo artists. The likes of Ed Hardy, Horiyoshi III, Paul Booth and Mister Cartoon have been commissioned to create a completely new work that's based on the theme of time, presenting it on any medium and canvas apart from the skin surface. As a result, the exhibition will incorporate oil paintings, watercolours, traditional Japanese silk painting and much more. Time is a common motif in tattoo art, such as blossoms and the handle cross to signify life or skulls and the goddess Kali to denote death. This exhibition will showcase how over time the art of tattooing has progressed from simple stencils to inspiring art.

 

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Somerset House, once the site of a spectacular Tudor palace, now includes a magnificent 18th century art gallery housing celebrated collections belonging to the Courtauld Institute Gallery, as well as the Embankment Galleries (which replaced the Hermitage Rooms and The Gilbert Collection - the latter re-opened at the Victoria and Albert Museum in June 2009). More about Somerset House

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Stables And Lucraft: Ulmus LondiniumStables And Lucraft: Ulmus LondiniumAn art installation which celebrates London's surviving elm tree population, and the elm tree's historic role in shaping the infrastructure of the city. Part of The Conservation Foundation's campaign to regenerate the elm population.2016-02-14T10:00:00+00002016-02-29T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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The Museum of InnocenceThe Museum of Innocence Thirteen vitrines filled with everyday objects, each representing a single moment in a relationship, interwoven with film by celebrated director Grant Gee fill Somerset House 's Courtyard Rooms in January 2016. The Museum of Innocence is the physical manifestation of the novel of the same name by Nobel Prize-winning author Orhan Pamuk. 2016-02-14T00:00:00+00002016-04-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting | PRICING  Free  
DATES  27th January to 3rd April 2016
VENUE  Somerset House 
Thirteen vitrines filled with everyday objects, each representing a single moment in a relationship, interwoven with film by celebrated director Grant Gee fill Somerset House 's Courtyard Rooms in January 2016. The Museum of Innocence is the physical manifestation of the novel of the same name by Nobel Prize-winning author Orhan Pamuk. ... More about this event
Out There: Our Post-War Public ArtOut There: Our Post-War Public ArtAn exhibition of thought-provoking stories of public art created between 1945 and 1985 and the fates and fortunes of site-specific sculptures by Henry Moore and Elisabeth Frink.2016-02-14T10:00:00+00002016-04-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Big Bang DataBig Bang DataBig Bang DataIdentity theft, hacking scandals and online security regularly make the headlines but if that all feels like it happens to someone else, Big Bang Data "makes unnervingly clear" ( Telegraph ) that your data is permanently stored and easily accessed. Among the works which follow the origins of data and identify trends in selfies, the most enjoyab2016-02-14T00:00:00+00002016-03-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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PRICING  £12.50/£9.50 concessions
DATES  3rd December 2015 to 20th March 2016
VENUE  Somerset House 
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Utopia 2016Utopia 2016To celebrate the 500th anniversary of Thomas More's inspirational text a host of contemporary artists present works inspired by the narrative and themes.2016-02-14T10:00:00+00002016-12-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Turn Browsers Into BuyersTurn Browsers Into BuyersHear from entrepreneur turned 123-reg Digital Director, Nick Leech, on how to attract customers to your website and make it as easy as possible for them to buy. And to keep returning!2016-02-16T18:00:00+00002016-02-16T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Photo London Presents: The Future Of Photography: A New Landscape
Out There: Art for the PeopleOut There: Art for the PeopleExhibitions & Art, Architecture.2016-02-18T18:30:00+00002016-02-18T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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On Soon
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International Fashion Showcase 2016International Fashion Showcase 2016Fashion Utopias - a free exhibition during London Fashion Week - will present the work of designers from 25 countries. Imaginative installations inspired by Utopia will fill the galleries. Travel a world of spectacular fashion under one roof.2016-02-19T10:00:00+00002016-02-19T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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Free EventOn Soon
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Out There: William MitchellOut There: William MitchellExhibitions & Art, Architecture.2016-03-02T18:30:00+00002016-03-02T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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