Charles Saumarez Smith
11 months ago
“Immensely courageous”: a tribute to Gillian Ayres RA
Friends and colleagues remember the exceptional life and career of the painter Gillian Ayres RA, who passed away on 11 April 2018 aged 88.
> 2 years ago
What to see at Frieze 2016
From Assyrian sculpture to a recreation of an artist’s atelier, the RA’s Charles Saumarez Smith and Sam Phillips pick their favourite things at this year’s Frieze fairs in London.
> 4 years ago
Point of view: What it’s like to sit for a portrait
As our exhibition of the great portraitist Giovanni Battista Moroni opens, the RA’s Charles Saumarez Smith reflects on the experience of having his own portrait painted.
5 years ago
RA down under
Charles Saumarez Smith, our Secretary and Chief Executive, was recently in Australia to visit ‘Genius and Ambition’, an exhibition of works from our collection on show at Bendigo Art Gallery.