The Big City

The Big City,Guildhall Art Gallery

Celebrating extraordinary artists who paint London on a huge scale.

‘The Big City: London painted on a grand scale’ is the new exhibition at Guildhall Art Gallery, opening on 10 February. The display celebrates monumental painters of the capital and showcases some of the largest paintings in the Gallery’s collection.

Guildhall Art Gallery is home to one of the most extensive collections of London paintings in the world and hosts one of the largest oil paintings on display in the UK – John Singleton Copley’s ‘Defeat of the Floating Batteries at Gibraltar’ (1783–1791), measuring 7.5 x 5.4 metres.

This awe-inspiring exhibition includes many pieces not normally on public display, including  rarely-seen works by Frank O. Salisbury, Terence Cuneo and David Hepher.

A unique opportunity to view so many of these huge masterpieces together in one space.

Duration 10 February 2023 - 23 April 2023
Times Mon to Sun: 10:30am-4pm
Cost Pay What You Can
Venue Guildhall Art Gallery
Address Guildhall Yard, London, EC2V 5AE
Contact 020 7332 3700 / /