With news that the Irish artist has been selected to represent her country at the 2019 Venice Biennale, we meet Eva Rothschild in her London studio to talk being a sculptor, parent and feminist.
With the new RA now open, we’re also celebrating other exciting art gallery unveilings this year – some brand new, some renovated, some finding new homes in unlikely places from swimming baths to an observatory. Here are a few to visit while you can still smell the fresh paint.
When Henri Cartier-Bresson photographed Matisse in his seventies sketching in his studio, he also captured many of the objects that inspired the artist throughout his career. Here we take a closer look at six items that surrounded Matisse at work.
Over the past six decades, Jasper Johns’s paintings, sculptures, drawings and prints have left an indelible mark on art. With the RA showing a major survey of his practice to date, here’s a closer look at ten of his key works.
With two solo shows this year, her final months as the Keeper of the Royal Academy Schools and the job of coordinating this year’s Summer Exhibition, it’s a busy time for Eileen Cooper. In the latest in our ‘As I see it’ series, the artist talks bad reviews, good dogs, and what she’ll do once all this work is done.
As protest marches find renewed relevance and the Imperial War Museum looks back at 100 years of peace protests in its latest show, here are 11 images by artists that have come to the aid of political movements from the 1950s to today.
How do you make work indoors that’s destined for a life outdoors? With the opening of his exhibition at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, the artist discusses the realities of making art surrounded by rats, sunshine and Henry Moore.
As a new term in the White House divides America, we look back to another time of social upheaval and economic anxiety. Here are six snapshots of a changing country, as depicted by 1930s artists in the RA’s upcoming exhibition, ‘America after the Fall’, and then by contemporary painters in 21st century USA.