Millennium & Copthorne Hotels Welcomes Art Enthusiasts to London for One of the Most Exciting Events in the Art World's Calendar

Mar 19, 2013, 08:33 ET from Millennium & Copthorne Hotels

LONDON, March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

18th - 28th April will see art fans gather at London's Somerset House for an incredible display of creativity from some of the world's most talented artists

Somerset House is a popular venue for art events, however the Pick Me Up Contemporary Graphic Art Fair is certainly one of the most vibrant! The fair returns in 2013 for a fourth year and showcases the most innovative graphic artists, collectives and galleries from across the world. Millennium & Copthorne Hotels provides convenient access to the fair from hotels in kensington london, which offer excellent transport links, as well as style, comfort and value.

Each of the exhibitors at the show has been selected by a specialist panel, whose aim is to represent the best of international contemporary graphic art. The wonderful pieces will be available for purchase by the public from as little as £10 and there will be a lively series of events and activities to participate in.

This year's extras include workshops given by the artist in residence, who changes each year. Previous artists in residence have included Rob Ryan, Anthony Burrill and the Peepshow Collective. There will also be a Shaun the Sheep model-making workshop, comedy cartoonists Modern Toss and a pop-up nail art bar.

In addition, visitors in need of advice on their own work can go to the Portfolio Surgery, which is run by illustrators Josie Sullen and Zara Wood. Children are also kept entertained at the event, where the best illustrators in the world will get creative in front of the kids, and help them to get inspired to create their own work.

The fair is open from 11am to 8pm each day and prices are just £7 for adults and £5 for children and concessions. Choose to relax at Millennium & Copthorne's London hotels while making your trip to the capital. They can offer you convenience, luxury and access to excellent transport links.


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