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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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PRICING  £12.50, £10 concessions
DATES  2nd November 2016 to 12th March 2017
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Somerset House celebrates the work of master hairstylist Sam McKnight this autumn with major exhibition Hair by Sam McKnight. The first exhibition of its kind, it shines the spotlight on McKnight's 40-year career, highlighting how he has been instrumental in helping develop the images of Kate Moss, Linda Evangelista, Christy Turlington, Naomi Campb... More about this event
 
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