Free entry to the web while within the Gallery – and now a mobile enabled National Gallery web site – means visitors can explore the gathering in fresh and galvanizing ways. Now after they’re standing in front one of the 2,300 work from the thirteenth to early twentieth century, they’ll immediately, of their hands on their smartphone or pill, find out all about the artist who painted it and the stories being informed, together with the techniques and materials used. Only a small proportion of the Smithsonian’s huge holdings are on view. Many artifacts not on display are stored in assortment research areas in the museums and are available to researchers by appointment.
Works by artists born after 1790 have been moved to the brand new gallery on Millbank, which allowed Hogarth, Turner and Constable to stay in Trafalgar Square. Unlike comparable museums in continental Europe, the National Gallery was … Read More