Time of year
The Tate is a must for lovers of British art although when we were there several galleries were closed due to displays being changed. None the less it was an uplifting experience to spend the day there. Rooms full of Turners and Constable, others with Henry Moore sculptures,…
It was wonderful to see the Turners and Constables, also the Henry Moore pieces. A shame so many rooms were devoid of any artworks at all, they were obviously preparing for another Exhibition.
I was one of the last people to see the Aubrey Beardsley exhibition before the closure of all of England’s Tate galleries on Tuesday evening. He was something of a late Victorian Wunderkind becoming something of an international celebrity with a career which peaked over a period…
Getting to Tate Britain is easy enough via tubes and buses. However, the internal signage can be problematic. We visited this much heralded exhibition and it is excellent. However, being kept waiting at the 'bag search checkpoint' because the two people on duty were deeply into…
If you want to look round and enjoy the exhibits in peace and quiet then don't do in the middle of the day. Just left after two hours trying to escape from huge groups of "literally" screaming primary school kids. Their behaviour was atrocious and had I behaved like that at that…