ArtStart interactive guide
Browse the collection
ArtStart features specially written in-depth explorations of thirty of the collection's most popular paintings including video and audio clips. The Themes and Tours section allows paintings to be explored via a range of topics, ranging from 'Drunkenness and Debauchery' to 'Impressionism. In addition, every painting can be examined in detail via a 'zoom-able' image - from the wasps in Botticelli's 'Venus and Mars' to the petals of Van Gogh's 'Sunflowers'.
Plan your visit
Whether or not you are familiar with the paintings in the collection, ArtStart can help you to plan your visit. Either choose from one of the many pre-selected themed tours, or compile your own tour of up to 10 paintings. Having created your tour, you can print it out for free.
Where to find ArtStart
ArtStart is available in the Espresso Bar on Level 0 where visitors can browse the collection at their leisure over a coffee. There are also two screens in the Sainsbury Wing foyer, and two on the link between the Sainsbury Wing and the main building.