Post Tagged with: "Royal Academy of Arts"

Arts & Culture

The Ghost of a Flea
c.1819
Graphite on paper
200 x 153 mm
Private Collection

William Blake, Tate Britain

Don’t miss the opportunity to see the largest collection of work by William Blake (1757 -1827) in the UK for a generation. Tate Britain have mounted an exhibition which brings together over 300 remarkable and rarely seen works. A visionary painter, printmaker and poet, Blake created some of the most […]

by × December 20, 2019 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture

Antony Gormley – The Royal Academy, London

Antony Gormley – The Royal Academy, London

The latest show at the Royal Academy is entitled simply Antony Gormley. This is probably because an awful lot of what you get is actually representation of the artist himself. We have seen him before, standing on the foreshore at Crosby, looking from London’s rooftops and amongst the ancient ruins at […]

by × November 28, 2019 × 0 comments

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Revolution Russian Art 1917-1932 – Royal Academy of Arts, London

Revolution Russian Art 1917-1932 – Royal Academy of Arts, London

With a frequently expressed sentiment that that we are currently living in troubled times it is interesting to reflect with a visit to Revolution, Russian Art 1917-1942. This presents the story of a truly turbulent era when Russians experienced everything from unbridled optimism and euphoria to death and despair. The […]

by × March 31, 2017 × 0 comments

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Sensing Spaces – Architecture Reimagined, Royal Academy of Arts

Sensing Spaces – Architecture Reimagined, Royal Academy of Arts

For its latest offering the august institution of the Royal Academy of Arts leaps in to the realms of architecture. In a brave departure from the more usual art historical exhibition, they are setting out to ‘evoke the experience and power of architecture within a traditional gallery environment.’ One might think perhaps it is because […]

by × March 24, 2014 × 0 comments

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Manet: Portraying Life, Royal Academy of Arts

Manet: Portraying Life, Royal Academy of Arts

This week we attended the grand unveiling of the much-anticipated Manet:Portraying Life exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts. We have been greatly looking forward to this opening for some time – the first major collection to showcase Edouard Manet’s portraiture – and it didn’t disappoint. The exhibition includes over […]

by × January 25, 2013 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture, Style

Aware: Art Fashion Identity

Aware: Art Fashion Identity

The third season of contemporary art at 6 Burlington Gardens examines how contemporary artists and designers use clothing as a mechanism to communicate and reveal elements of our identity. The exhibition contains work by more than 30 practitioners including Yoko Ono, Alexander McQueen and Grayson Perry. Divided into four sections. Storytelling which […]

by × December 9, 2010 × 0 comments