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British Baroque: Power and Illusion

Art Tate Britain , Millbank Wednesday February 5 2020 - Sunday April 19 2020
British Baroque: Power and Illusion
Antonio Verrio 'The Sea Triumph of Charles II' (c.1674). Image courtesy of The Royal Collection Trust

Time Out says

More is more. It's time to embrace the brilliant, bad and bonkers world of baroque, as it occurred on our own shores. Baroque, you say? In Britain? Admittedly far less known that its continental cousins, the 17th century saw a distinct version of baroque used to promote the power of the recently-restored monarchyThis exhibition contains several of the loans from stately homes who've got their baroques off the walls and into a public gallery for the first time. You'll also be able to see art created for Protestant and Catholic worship, plus some "heroic equestrian portraiture". 

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Venue name: Tate Britain
Venue website: www.tate.org.uk
Venue phone: 020 7887 8888
Address: Millbank
London
SW1P 4RG
Transport: Tube: Pimlico/Vauxhall

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