Young Bomberg and the Old Masters

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National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London
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0207 747 2885

Dates and ticket price

Dates & Time:
27th November 2019 to 1st March 2020
10 AM to 6 PM (Mon-Thu, Sat-Sun); 10 AM to 9 PM (Fri)
Tickets & Cost:
Free. See nationalgallery.org.uk

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It's been over 100 years since David Bomberg's first solo show at the National Gallery, and now they're putting on an exhibition of his early works alongside some of the masterpieces that inspired him.

Bomberg would look at other famous paintings in the Gallery for his inspiration, including Old Masters by Michelangelo and Botticelli, and used them to build the language of early 20th-century modernist art.

 

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