London Art Week gets set for summer

The dealer-led festival of fine art, London Art Week, will return to the capital for its Summer 2019 event between June 27 and July 5.

Featuring artworks from antiquity to the 20th century, the event will feature selling exhibitions, art talks and tours in the galleries of St James’s and Mayfair, the traditional heartland of London’s fine art scene.

London Art Week will also coincide with the various Old Master and Classic auctions at the city’s leading auction houses.

London Art Week exhibition

The organisers of the event said that it distinguishes itself from traditional fairs due to its art scholarship, with attendant dealers often spending years gathering and researching material for their exhibitions. The event regularly attracts museum curators, collectors and art connoisseurs alike.

announced, and include two single-artist shows of drawings by two 19th century artists, the English animal painter and sculptor Edwin Landseer and the prolific and gifted German draughtsman Adolph von Menzel; as well as exhibitions devoted to British works on paper inspired by European art, Northern European landscapes, and Baroque paintings inspired by antiquity. Among highlight works is a portrait of Jenny Lind, Sweden’s world-famous opera singer featured in the film The Greatest Showman.

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