Results for tag 'Royal Academicians'


Artists 9d ago

Michael Sandle RA on William Dalrymple’s book 'Return of a King: The Battle for Afghanistan'

The Academician and sculptor finds history repeating itself on reading an illuminating analysis of Britain’s first Afghan war.


Artists 10d 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 16d ago

Summer Exhibition Edit: Amber Jane Butchart

We’ve challenged three guest speakers to choose the five works in this year’s Summer Exhibition that intrigue them the most. Fashion historian and DJ Amber Jane Butchart guides us through her favourite works.


Artists 1mth ago

10 minutes with... Cathie Pilkington 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.


Artists 1mth ago

Zaha Hadid RA on the influence of Malevich in her work

As a major Malevich show goes on view, Zaha Hadid RA reveals how her use of painting and drawing to develop buildings was inspired by the artist.


Artists 1mth ago

David Remfry RA’s watercolours at Fortnum & Mason

Painter Mick Rooney RA gives his own inimitable take on David Remfry RA’s witty watercolours, a new installation in the department store’s Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon.


Artists 2mths ago

10 minutes with... Tim Shaw 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.


RA Exhibitions 3mth ago

Summer Exhibition 2014 prizes announced

Wolfgang Tillmans RA announced as winner of the Charles Wollaston award.


RA Exhibitions 3mth ago

Opening the Summer Exhibition in style

The Summer Exhibition Preview Party is one of the most glamorous events in the London calendar - and a major fundraiser for the RA.


RA Exhibitions 3mth ago

An introduction to the 246th Summer Exhibition by Cornelia Parker RA

Cornelia Parker RA explains what's different about this year's Summer Exhibition and the inspiration behind her 'Black and White' themed room.


Artists 3mth ago

10 minutes with... Emma Stibbon 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.


Artists 4mth ago

Paint inspiration: Ken Howard RA

Ken Howard RA's range of interior paints created specially for the Royal Academy is inspired by his beloved Venice, a city where he has had a studio for the past 10 years.


Opinion 4mth ago

Body and Void at The Henry Moore Foundation

A new exhibition juxtaposing the works of Henry Moore with those of Antony Gormley RA, Richard Deacon RA and Anish Kapoor RA, among others, shows the enduring influence of one of Britain's most iconic sculptor...


Artists 4mth ago

Paint inspiration: David Mach RA

The artist's new paint range for the RA draws inspiration from his life and work.


Artists 4mth ago

10 minutes with... Mike Nelson RA Elect

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.


Inside the Academy 6mth ago

Introducing our new website

As you might have noticed, our website has changed. This is the first stage of ambitious plans to open up the Academy and provide new ways to engage with art and artists.


Artists 6mth ago

10 minutes with... Conrad Shawcross RA Elect

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.


Inside the Academy 6mth ago

How do Academicians get elected?

Recent years have seen a host of new innovations here at the RA, but the election process for new Academicians has hardly changed in almost 250 years. Here is how it all works.


RA Exhibitions 6mth ago

Out of the shadows

As exceptional examples go on display in ‘Renaissance Impressions’, printmaker Anne Desmet RA reveals the story behind this pivotal development and discusses why these rare prints continue to dazzle us today.


Opinion 6mth ago

Will there be fewer fine artists in the future?

We put the question to Jennifer Zielinska, part of the RA's attRAct programme, and Royal Academician and fine artist Cornelia Parker


Our Collection 6mth ago

A chance discovery

A recently discovered drawing turns out to be a design by Richard Norman Shaw RA for the biscuit barrel that he presented to the Academy in 1883.

Artists 6mth ago

Learning by making

Inspired by our ‘Renaissance Impressions’ exhibition, Stephen Chambers RA decided to create his own chiaroscuro woodcut. Here he shares his discoveries and includes his step-by-step guide.


Artists 6mth ago

Between the lines

In the first of a new series on artists’ epiphanies, Tess Jaray RA reveals three turning points in her understanding of art.


RA Recommends 7mth ago

Sofas, science, and Richard Deacon RA

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


RA Recommends 7mth ago

Charlie Billingham, Sarah Lucas and Ann Christopher RA

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


RA Recommends 7mth ago

Liu Wei, van Gogh, and Maurice Cockrill RA

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


RA Recommends 7mth 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 7mth 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 7mth 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 7mth ago

Kevin Francis Gray, Taylor Wessing, and Antony Gormley RA

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


Opinion 7mth 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...