2 years ago
The RA Collection in 250 objects: Dance
To celebrate our 250th birthday, we’re highlighting 250 beautiful, odd and inspiring objects from the RA Collection in 25 themes. In this edition we put on our dancing shoes to tap, twirl and stomp our way from antiquity to today.
> 2 years ago
Sex, death and religion in Jasper Johns’s ‘Dancers on a Plane’
A tribute to the artist’s lifelong choreographer friend, this painting is full of symbols and allusions that aren’t immediately clear. Here, art historian Simon Wilson takes a close look at the work’s testicles, cutlery and fancy footwork.
Inside the Academy
8 years ago
Bringing dance to the RA’s Courtyard
Choreographer Katie Green created a site-specific dance to accompany Chris Wilkinson RA’s ‘From Landscape to Portrait’.