Results for tag 'painting'


Article 10d ago

10 minutes with... Frank Bowling RA

Each month, we have a quick chat with one of our Academicians to find out what they're up to and what the RA means to them.


Opinion 22d ago

Painting the mystery

We take a look at the latest work from the President of the RA, whose paintings embrace the transcendent powers of abstraction.


Artists 2mths ago

Behind the scenes: Anselm Kiefer's studio at Barjac

In the lead-up to his major RA exhibition this autumn, we take a look inside the artist's huge "gesamtkunstwerk" in the south of France.


RA Exhibitions 3mth ago

Carlos Cruz-Diez in conversation

The legendary Venezuelan artist Carlos Cruz-Diez discusses his experiments with colour and movement, and how he engages viewers with his art.


Opinion 4mth ago

Mondrian squared

Two shows shine a new light on the Dutch modern master's work.


RA Exhibitions 4mth ago

Modern Art of South America comes to the RA

How does an art movement travel to a new continent? As the RA’s ‘Radical Geometry’ opens, Gabriel Pérez-Barreiro maps the cultural and political changes that were crucial to the development of abstraction in S...


Article 7mth ago

Living colour

We visit the converted stable where the nonagenarian artist Alan Davie RA creates his jewel-like paintings.


Our Collection 8mth ago

Object of the month: February 2014

Terry Setch painted 'Smoked Out' for the exhibition Images of Paradise held at Harewood House, Yorkshire, in 1989. The exhibition was organised by Survival International, a group dedicated to protecting the li...


Our Collection 8mth ago

Artist of the month: February 2014

George Frederic Watts RA was an influential and pre-eminent painter during his own lifetime. He became known for his portraiture and his Symbolist allegorical paintings, frequently depicting scenes from mythol...


Opinion 8mth ago

Making Painting

A new exhibition at Margate's Turner Contemporary pairs Abstract Expressionist Helen Frankenthaler with JMW Turner


Our Collection 9mth ago

Object of the month: January 2014

Joseph Farquharson RA was a landscape painter who was celebrated for his winter scenes, which he infused with a strong sense of atmosphere and mood.


Our Collection 9mth ago

Artist of the month: January 2014

Robert Anning Bell presented 'The Women Going to the Sepulchre' to the Royal Academy as his diploma work on his election as a Royal Academician in 1922.