Results for tag 'London'


Opinion 19h ago

The elusive inspiration of John Constable RA

Ahead of an exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum, Fred Cuming RA pays tribute to his work, and his lasting influence.


Inside the Academy 7d ago

Reimagining Mayfair

Owen Hopkins reports on the culmination of a project that invited design teams to propose new and speculative ideas of what Mayfair could look like in the future.


Opinion 3mth ago

What makes a city work?

Imogen Willetts, of the RA's Architecture Programme, reports on our recent event in which Charles Leadbeater discusses his book 'The London Recipe: How Systems and Empathy make the City'.


RA Exhibitions 3mth ago

Dennis Hopper: Icon of Oblivion

In celebration of the RA's forthcoming exhibition ‘Dennis Hopper: The Lost Album’ the BFI is launching a Dennis Hopper retrospective in July, showcasing a selection of Hopper's finest films.


Opinion 5mth ago

Apichatpong Weerasethakul at Anthony Reynolds Gallery

The Thai director presents a series of video installations in his first solo show at the gallery.


Opinion 5mth ago

The forces shaping London’s skyline

In light of the recent launch of the ‘Skyline’ campaign and the publication of the Farrell Review, Owen Hopkins discusses the effects on London of the deficiencies of our current planning system.


Opinion 5mth ago

Pangaea: New Art from Africa and Latin America

The Saatchi Gallery's latest exhibition brings together the work of 16 contemporary South American and African artists, connecting the two continents by reminding us of the supercontinent they once comprised o...


Opinion 5mth ago

Valerie Snobeck at Simon Lee

We visited the Valerie Snobeck exhibition at Simon Lee Gallery, where a new series of the American artist’s ‘peels’ are on display.


Artists 6mth ago

Phyllida Barlow at Tate Britain

Phyllida Barlow RA has unleashed seven playful giants into Tate Britain’s Duveen Galleries.


RA Recommends 6mth ago

Peter Doig, Rachel Howard, and the architect of Georgian Britain

From Freudian installations to Georgian architecture: everything worth seeing in the world of art this week.


RA Recommends 7mth ago

Viennese Actionism, Haim Steinbach at the Serpentine and an Academician abroad

From '60s performance art to scenes of everyday life in New York; everything worth seeing in the world of art this week.


RA Recommends 7mth ago

'Ruin Lust' at Tate Britain, Ryan Gander and Art14

From Romantic landscapes to video installations; everything worth seeing in the world of art this week.


RA Recommends 8mth ago

The Chapmans, Laure Prouvost, and John Craxton RA

From the art of glass to theatrical environments: everything worth seeing this week.


RA Recommends 8mth ago

Hans Josephsohn, Florian Hecker, and House of Voltaire

From Seventies abstract art to a pop-up print shop in Mayfair: everything worth seeing this week.


RA Recommends 8mth ago

Sofas, science, and Richard Deacon RA

From found objects to Neo-Gothic interiors: everything worth seeing this week.


Opinion 8mth ago

Martin Creed: What’s the point of it?

Deafened by a choir of incessant metronomes, almost decapitated by a huge swinging sign shouting ‘mothers’, nearly floored by a leather sofa blocking the entrance – the first three seconds of the Hayward Galle...


RA Recommends 8mth ago

Charlie Billingham, Sarah Lucas and Ann Christopher RA

From contemporary maritime art to disemboweled books: everything worth seeing this week.


RA Recommends 8mth ago

Liu Wei, van Gogh, and Maurice Cockrill RA

From iconic sunflowers to architectural installations: everything worth seeing this week.


RA Recommends 8mth ago

Warhol, Burroughs and Lynch, Jeremy Deller and Basil Beattie RA

'Hiker Meat', Venice in Walthamstow and collage at the Whitechapel: everything worth seeing this week.


RA Recommends 8mth ago

Gifted, Victor Burgin, and Sean Scully RA

From 100 works on paper to Asian art in London: everything worth seeing this week.


RA Recommends 8mth ago

Stanley Spencer, Frank Gehry, and Alison Wilding RA

From Tate Liverpool's new Duveen commission to the World Press Photo Exhibition: everything worth seeing this week.


RA Recommends 8mth ago

Kevin Francis Gray, Taylor Wessing, and Antony Gormley RA

From photographic portraits to artists' museums: everything worth seeing this week.


Opinion 8mth ago

The hottest tickets for 2014

London plays host to some giants of the art world over the next year. The Chairman of the RA’s Exhibition Committee, Stephen Farthing RA, picks his top five upcoming shows and celebrates innovations born of gr...