London Art Gallery Roundup (Part 3)

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London Art Gallery Roundup (Part 3)

Today we present the third and final part in our guide to the best holiday season art exhibitions (read Part 1 or Part 2).


National Gallery: Rubens - A Master in the Making

Charts the rise of Peter Paul Rubens from a pupil in Antwerp to the leading painter of his time.

Why you should see it:

You either love him or you loathe him so if you haven’t formed an opinion yet of Reubens, go now before the exhibition closes on the 15th of January.

The National Gallery, Trafalgar Square WC2. Tel: 020 7747 2885. Daily 10am - 6pm, Wednesday to 9pm. £9, £8 seniors, £4 concs, under-12s free. Until 15 January 2006.


Dulwich Picture Gallery: Beatrix Potter

See early editions of the Peter Rabbit books, sketches and watercolours of one of Britain’s most cherished authors.

Why you should see it:

Should distract the kids for at least half an hour.

Dulwich Picture Gallery, 7 Gallery Road SE21. Tel: 020 8693 5254. Tuesday - Friday 10am - 5pm, Saturday, Sunday 11am - 5pm. £7, £6 seniors, £3 concs, children free. Until 22 January 2006.


Tate Britain: Degas, Sickert and Toulouse-Lautrec (London and Paris 1870 – 1910)

Exploring the creative dialogue between British and French artists in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Advance booking is suggested.

Why you should see it:

See the “shocking” English and the “dirty” French painters duke it out on canvas.

Tate Britain, Millbank SW1. Tel: 020 7887 8008. Advance booking on 020 7887 8888. Daily 10am - 5.40pm. £10, £8 concs. Until 15 January 2006.

Last Updated 03 January 2006