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The Serpentine Gallery in Kensington Gardens is a free contemporary art gallery near the Serpentine lake.
The Serpentine Gallery in Kensington Gardens is a free contemporary art gallery near the Serpentine lake. The collection on display features some dynamic artists such as Damien Hirst and Tomoko Takahashi. Each summer between May and September, a pavilion next to the gallery is designed by a different architect, which then houses various cultural events.
Kensington Gardens, London, United Kingdom
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