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Actaeon - The Hunter | Metamorphosis: Titian 2012 | The National Gallery, London

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Celebrate 'Metamorphosis: Titian 2012', a unique collaboration with The Royal Ballet, with a re-imagining of the Diana myth. Catch a sneak preview here -- full story out on 9 July. Produced by Credit Suisse, Sponsor of 'Metamorphosis: Titian 2012'. A multi-faceted experience celebrating British creativity across the arts, 'Metamorphosis: Titian 2012' brings together a group of specially commissioned works responding to three of Titian's paintings -- 'Diana and Actaeon', 'The Death of Actaeon' and the recently acquired 'Diana and Callisto' -- which depict stories from Ovid's epic poem 'Metamorphoses'. Featuring new work by contemporary artists Chris Ofili, Conrad Shawcross and Mark Wallinger, including sets and costumes for three new ballets at the Royal Opera House. Leading poets including Seamus Heaney, Wendy Cope, and Patience Agbabi have also responded to Ovid's text and Titian's paintings. Watch this film and more on our Channel: Find out more about the exhibition 'Metamorphosis: Titian 2012' on the National Gallery website: Explore the life and work of Titian, including a special Titian playlist: Follow us on Twitter @nationalgallery and use #Titian2012 in your tweets