Italian Renaissance 1470 — 1600

Italian Renaissance 1470 — 1600

Until Sun 25 Apr 2021 Admission Free This display is dominated by works painted in the Venetian Republic and its northern territories – at a time when it was at the height of its commercial and artistic prowess. The sixteenth century saw a new generation of artists

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Poussin’s Sacraments

Poussin’s Sacraments

Until Sun 25 Apr 2021 Gallery closed FREE   Painted in Rome by the French artist Nicolas Poussin, the Seven Sacraments is one of the greatest sets of paintings in the history of Western art. The founder of the classical tradition in French art, Poussin aimed to achieve a

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Scottish Art 1670 — 1840

Scottish Art 1670 — 1840

While the Scottish National Gallery undergoes a major project to renovate and expand its display spaces, two room displays will showcase a selection of Scottish masterpieces. Key Scottish artists will be represented in these displays, as well as much loved works from the collection. Room 10 focuses

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Titian | Love, Desire, Death

Titian | Love, Desire, Death

Five of Titian’s greatest works, his epic series of large-scale mythological paintings, known as the poesie, together for the first time since 1704. Painted between about 1550 and 1562 the poesie are among the most original visual interpretations of Classical myth of the early modern era and are touchstone works

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Bridget Riley Until Sun 22 Sep 2019

Bridget Riley Until Sun 22 Sep 2019

£15-£13 (concessions available)25 & under £10-£8.50 For more than 60 years, Bridget Riley has created dazzling and compelling abstract paintings which explore the fundamental nature of perception. Through her observations of the natural world, her experience of looking at the work of other artists, and through her own

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Southern Baroque 1580 — 1680

Southern Baroque 1580 — 1680

Until Fri 28 Feb 2020 Open daily, 10am-5pm, Thursdays until 7pm FREE Baroque is commonly used to describe a historic period and artistic style which evolved in Southern Europe during the seventeenth century. Although it is primarily associated with dynamic composition and a heightened sense of drama,

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Dutch and Flemish Art 1590 — 1720

Dutch and Flemish Art 1590 — 1720

Until Fri 28 Feb 2020 Open daily, 10am-5pm, Thursdays until 7pm     FREE Spanning the seventeenth century, the domination of the Dutch Republic as an economic power fostered a “Golden Age” of prosperity and cultural and scientific advancement.  The republic’s economic successes allowed people from across society

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