Must-See European Art Exhibitions for Summer 2010

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It's hard to imagine you won't find something to like at Edinburgh's National Galleries of Scotland. They're putting on three significant shows that highlight masterpieces of Impressionism, Realism and Surrealism:
Impressionist Gardens

Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
July 31 - October 17, 2010

"It is the artist's garden, both cultivated and painted by the individual artist, which comes to the fore as an essentially Impressionist invention. For the Impressionists, the privacy of the artist's garden provided a place for dedicated investigation of the effects of colour, light and atmosphere on figures, flowers and plants."

"Impressionist Gardens will be a major international exhibition of over 90 works including loans from collections around the world, and will be the first ever to be devoted to this subject."

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Christen K°bke: Danish Master of Light

Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
July 4 - October 3, 2010

"Christen K°bke (1810-1848) was a pre-eminent painter in his country and one of the foremost talents of Denmark's Golden Age."

"This important exhibition brings together the most exhaustive selection of paintings by Christen K°bke ever to be shown outside Denmark."

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Another World

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh
July 10, 2010 - January 9, 2011

"Another World, the centrepiece of the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art's 50th anniversary celebrations, will offer a fascinating overview of one of the most important art movements of the twentieth century."

"The exhibition will include major loans from public and private collections and will offer visitors the chance to see the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art's world-famous collection of surrealist art in its entirety for the first time."

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