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London Galleries

London Galleries

1. Bayswater Road Artists

Every Sunday, artists set up stalls all along the railings on Bayswater Road, running along the north of Hyde Park. Bayswater Rd W2. www.byswater-road-artists.com

2. Courtauld Institute

Old Masters, Impressionist and post-Impressionist greats form this collection, with classics by Renoir and Degas. Somerset Houe, Strand WC2. 020 7848 2526. www.courtauld.ac.uk  

3. Dali Universe

A small patch of Catelonia in all its melted, surrealist glory. Boasts more than 500 works by the genius Salvador Dali. Riverside Building, County Hall SE1. 0870 744 7485. www.countyhallgallery.com  

4. Estorick Collection

Internationall known for its core of Futurist works, as well as figurative art and sculpture. 39A Canonbury Sq N1. 020 7703 9522. www.estorickcollection.com

5. Gilbert Collection

Brought together by Sir Arthur Gilbert during the last century, this collection reflects his love of silverware. Somerset House, Strand WC2. 020 7420 9400. www.gilbert-collection.org.uk

6. Guildhall Art Gallery

Exhibitions from classical art, Victorian work and modern documentary photography. Guildhall Yard EC2. 020 7332 3700. www.guildhall-art-gallery.org.uk

7. Ham House

A Tudor house with a history steeped in the Civil War - a great place for fine art and ceramics to be displayed. Ham St, Ham, Richmond-upon-Thames TW10. 020 8940 1950. www.nationaltrust.org.uk/places/hamhouse  

8. Hayward Gallery

This gallery has a focus on 20th century art - from sculpture to photography. South Bank Centre, Belevedere Rd SE1. 020 7921 0813. www.haywards.org.uk

9. Hermitage Rooms

Works of art on loan from the celebrated Hermitage Museum of St Petersburg in Russia. Somerset House, Strand WC2. 020 7420 9400. www.hermitagerooms.com

10. Nationall Gallery

This permanent collection features Europeans paintings from 1250 to 1900, including Van Gogh's Sunflowers. Trafalgar Sq WC2. 020 7747 2885. www.nationalgallery.org.uk



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