500 years of British art

Tate Britain, a gallery in London, England, has rearranged its exhibit to chronologically display 500 years of British art. The gallery has said that it gives visitors a more "neutral" perspective on the artwork, taking away the thematic groupings that Tate normally arranges its works by.

500 Years Of British Art

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 13: A general view of artwork on display at the Walk through British Art exhibition at Tate Britain on May 13, 2013 in London, England. Visitors will experience a completely new presentation of the world's greatest collection of British art, the national collection of British art will be displayed in a continuous and purely chronological display from the 1500s to the present day. (Photo by Warrick Page/Getty Images)

500 Years Of British Art

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 13: A woman admires John Martin, The Destruction of Pompei and Herculaneum 1822 (left) and John Gibson, Hylas Surprised by the Naiades on display at the Walk through British Art exhibition at Tate Britain on May 13, 2013 in London, England. Visitors will experience a completely new presentation of the world's greatest collection of British art, the national collection of British art will be displayed in a continuous and purely chronological display from the 1500s to the present day. (Photo by Warrick Page/Getty Images)

500 Years Of British Art

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 13: Penelope Curtis, Director of Tate Britain, stands next to the Henry Moore sculpture Draped Seated Figure which is on display at the Walk through British Art exhibition at Tate Britain on May 13, 2013 in London, England. Visitors will experience a completely new presentation of the world's greatest collection of British art, the national collection of British art will be displayed in a continuous and purely chronological display from the 1500s to the present day. (Photo by Warrick Page/Getty Images)

500 Years Of British Art

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 13: A woman admires artwork on display at the Walk through British Art exhibition at Tate Britain on May 13, 2013 in London, England. Visitors will experience a completely new presentation of the world's greatest collection of British art, the national collection of British art will be displayed in a continuous and purely chronological display from the 1500s to the present day. (Photo by Warrick Page/Getty Images)

500 Years Of British Art

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 13: Workers adjust David Hockney's Mr and Mrs Clark and Percy for display at the Walk through British Art exhibition at Tate Britain on May 13, 2013 in London, England. Visitors will experience a completely new presentation of the world's greatest collection of British art, the national collection of British art will be displayed in a continuous and purely chronological display from the 1500s to the present day. (Photo by Warrick Page/Getty Images)

500 Years Of British Art

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 13: A general view of Henry Moore sculptures on display at the Walk through British Art exhibition at Tate Britain on May 13, 2013 in London, England. Visitors will experience a completely new presentation of the world's greatest collection of British art, the national collection of British art will be displayed in a continuous and purely chronological display from the 1500s to the present day. (Photo by Warrick Page/Getty Images)

500 Years Of British Art

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 13: Visitors view a chronology of artwork on display at the Walk through British Art exhibition at Tate Britain on May 13, 2013 in London, England. Visitors will experience a completely new presentation of the world's greatest collection of British art, the national collection of British art will be displayed in a continuous and purely chronological display from the 1500s to the present day. (Photo by Warrick Page/Getty Images)

500 Years Of British Art

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 13: A woman admires artwork on display at the Walk through British Art exhibition at Tate Britain on May 13, 2013 in London, England. Visitors will experience a completely new presentation of the world's greatest collection of British art, the national collection of British art will be displayed in a continuous and purely chronological display from the 1500s to the present day. (Photo by Warrick Page/Getty Images)

500 Years Of British Art

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 13: Penelope Curtis, Director ofTate Britain, standing next to the painting by John Martin The Last Judgement 1853 on display at the Walk through British Art exhibition at Tate Britain on May 13, 2013 in London, England. Visitors will experience a completely new presentation of the world's greatest collection of British art, the national collection of British art will be displayed in a continuous and purely chronological display from the 1500s to the present day. (Photo by Warrick Page/Getty Images)

500 Years Of British Art

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 13: A woman looks at at chronology of artwork on display at the Walk through British Art exhibition at Tate Britain on May 13, 2013 in London, England. Visitors will experience a completely new presentation of the world's greatest collection of British art, the national collection of British art will be displayed in a continuous and purely chronological display from the 1500s to the present day. (Photo by Warrick Page/Getty Images)

500 Years Of British Art

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 13: Visitors view a chronology of artwork on display at the Walk through British Art exhibition at Tate Britain on May 13, 2013 in London, England. Visitors will experience a completely new presentation of the world's greatest collection of British art, the national collection of British art will be displayed in a continuous and purely chronological display from the 1500s to the present day. (Photo by Warrick Page/Getty Images)

500 Years Of British Art

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 13: A woman admires artwork on display at the Walk through British Art at Tate Britain on May 13, 2013 in London, England. Visitors will experience a completely new presentation of the world's greatest collection of British art, the national collection of British art will be displayed in a continuous and purely chronological display from the 1500s to the present day. (Photo by Warrick Page/Getty Images)

500 Years Of British Art

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 13: A woman walks past Farm Yard Milking Time by T.S Cooper on display at the Walk through British Art exhibition at Tate Britain on May 13, 2013 in London, England. Visitors will experience a completely new presentation of the world's greatest collection of British art, the national collection of British art will be displayed in a continuous and purely chronological display from the 1500s to the present day. (Photo by Warrick Page/Getty Images)

500 Years Of British Art

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 13: A woman walks past artwork on display at the Walk through British Art exhibition at Tate Britain on May 13, 2013 in London, England. Visitors will experience a completely new presentation of the world's greatest collection of British art, the national collection of British art will be displayed in a continuous and purely chronological display from the 1500s to the present day. (Photo by Warrick Page/Getty Images)

500 Years Of British Art

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 13: A woman admires artwork on display at the Walk through British Art at Tate Britain on May 13, 2013 in London, England. Visitors will experience a completely new presentation of the world's greatest collection of British art, the national collection of British art will be displayed in a continuous and purely chronological display from the 1500s to the present day. (Photo by Warrick Page/Getty Images)

500 Years Of British Art

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 13: Penelope Curtis, Director of Tate Britain admires the artwork on display at the Walk through British Art exhibition at Tate Britain May 13, 2013 in London, England. Visitors will experience a completely new presentation of the world's greatest collection of British art, the national collection of British art will be displayed in a continuous and purely chronological display from the 1500s to the present day. (Photo by Warrick Page/Getty Images)

500 Years Of British Art

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 13: A woman adjusts a painting for display at the Walk through British Art exhibition at Tate Britain on May 13, 2013 in London, England. Visitors will experience a completely new presentation of the world's greatest collection of British art, the national collection of British art will be displayed in a continuous and purely chronological display from the 1500s to the present day. (Photo by Warrick Page/Getty Images)

500 Years Of British Art

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 13: A man admires artwork on display at the Walk through British Art exhibition at Tate Britain on May 13, 2013 in London, England. Visitors will experience a completely new presentation of the world's greatest collection of British art, the national collection of British art will be displayed in a continuous and purely chronological display from the 1500s to the present day. (Photo by Warrick Page/Getty Images)

500 Years Of British Art

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 13: A woman admires artwork on display at the Walk through British Art exhibition at Tate Britain on May 13, 2013 in London, England. Visitors will experience a completely new presentation of the world's greatest collection of British art, the national collection of British art will be displayed in a continuous and purely chronological display from the 1500s to the present day. (Photo by Warrick Page/Getty Images)

500 Years Of British Art

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 13: A woman admires artwork on display at the Walk through British Art exhibition at Tate Britain on May 13, 2013 in London, England. Visitors will experience a completely new presentation of the world's greatest collection of British art, the national collection of British art will be displayed in a continuous and purely chronological display from the 1500s to the present day. (Photo by Warrick Page/Getty Images)

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