For art lovers, the city of London is the perfect place to visit because there are so many fascinating museums and exhibitions you can go to appreciate the best of both modern and classical art.
Whether you prefer to look at contemporary works or pieces from the masters, you’re sure to find something that will inspire your own creations while staying at the Park Grand London Hyde Park.
Cezanne Portraits at the National Portrait Gallery
St Martin’s Pl, London, WC2H 0HE
If you’re a fan of work produced by French artists, this exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery will be right up your street, which is showing work for the first time in the UK. The exhibition celebrates the life and works of Paul Cezanne, one of the most influential artists of the 19th century. His unique portraiture style continues to impact the way that artists work today, and the exhibition allows visitors to track the development of his work. Spend your time taking in over 50 works that are on display, with the most famous highlights including Self Portrait in a Bowler Hat and Madame Cezanne in a Yellow Chair.
The Park Grand London Hyde Park is situated near this gallery so is easily accessible by foot or public transport links.
The EY Exhibition: Impressionists in London at Tate Britain
Milbank, London, SW1P 4JU
Head to this exhibition in London’s world-renowned museum Tate Britain, where you will be able to browse a stunning collection of works created by some of French world leaders in impressionist art. All the work is inspired by the artist’s time in the city. Visiting the work is the perfect way to spend a day in London.
See pieces produced by Monet, Tissot and Pissarro, with over 100 paintings on display, all of which were inspired by their time in the city during the Franco-Prussian war. Many of the works contain depictions of the river Thames, so find out why this iconic landmark was used so much in their art.
Feeling inspired? Why not head out to the Thames and consider how you could do your own painting of this famous London spot? When you’re done, your room at the Hyde Park Hotel is the perfect retreat after a day spent exploring art in the city.
Ferrari: Under the Skin at the Design Museum
224-238 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 6AG
The design museum is one of the most fascinating places to pass a few hours during a trip to London, with exhibitions and installations exploring product, graphic, fashion and industrial design. The Ferrari: Under the Skin exhibition is perfect for anyone who wants to combine their fascination for art with their love of cars. Celebrating 70 years of the iconic supercar, the exhibition allows visitors to discover models, drawings, racing memorabilia and archival material. Be sure to check out all of the photographs on display here as well – they pay homage to Enzo Ferrari and his passion for car racing.