When Antarctic cruises can be an exciting adventure, going to art galleries and museums can also be as interesting as traveling the sea of ice and cold.
Art galleries provide a great avenue for witnessing and exploring the world’s most celebrated works of art, complementing one’s deep knowledge or attachment to these fine pieces and their creators. Going through exhibits and getting a glimpse of one masterpiece after another can trigger interesting emotions--as intense as an erupting volcano or as devoid as a black hole.
Visiting galleries and looking at some fascinating art pieces is simply relaxing or de-stressing. It can also be a source of fun and excitement for art fanatics. Going to galleries with friends is very much like sightseeing—you’ll never know what art you will discover in every gallery you choose to step inside.
London may be among the world’s oldest cities, but its long history is chronicled by its many works of arts, which are featured in many local galeries. The city houses the most critically-acclaimed modern art galleries in the world, and even new and aspiring artists are free to showcase some of their brightest and unique ideas in canvas.
Some of the most visited galleries in London are:
The Saatchi Gallery. The Saatchi Gallery is located in Chelsea. The gallery is all about contemporary art and it is soon to be renamed as the Museum of Contemporary of Art, London after its collection of art pieces by Charles Saatchi were donated to the nation.
The Tate Modern. This prominent gallery is located in Bankside, London. The imposing building stands out because of its sleek and inventive line. It is the home of world thought provoking art pieces. The different aspects of art such as color, line, shape and shadow are all used in an innovative effect to display the gallery's myriad selections and exhibits. The gallery's dominant pieces are those of sculptures, painting and multi-media work.
The Whitechapel Gallery. The Whitechapel Gallery stands out for its contemporary art. The gallery was founded in 1901 with the mission to bring art to the people of East London. Now, it is internationally known for its exhibitions, education, and event programmers.
Aside from major art galleries such as those mentioned about, the city also has minor art galleries, and independent art galleries that you can feast your eyes to. These galleries also have their unique tastes and ingenuity when it comes to art. Different art pieces are being exhibited in most of these galleries, and sometimes it is were flourishing artists are also discovered.