Flowing Lines Of Grace
> 2 years ago
Object of the month: August 2016
Draughtsmanship was an essential part of Lord Leighton PRA’s artistic practice and he placed great value on his drawings.
> 3 years ago
Artist of the month: May 2015
From a Continental training, Lord Leighton had a mixed reception in Britain, but went on to be President of the RA.
< 4 years ago
Object of the month: February 2015
A trip to Pompeii in Italy ignited a preoccupation with Classicism that spanned Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema RA’s career.
4 years ago
Will Alsop RA on the architecture of Leighton House
In this article from the RA Magazine archive, architect Will Alsop discusses Leighton House, and what its architecture says about Frederick Leighton, the Royal Academy President who commissioned it.
4 years ago
Lord Leighton RA and the Victorian ideal of female beauty
The Mexico-based businessman Juan Antonio Pérez Simón has amassed one of the world’s greatest collections of art. He talks to us about his love of Victorian art as his 19th-century masterpieces visit Leighton House Museum, the home of the former RA President.
< 5 years 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 mythology, history, literature, and the Bible.