< 2 years ago
Top picks from the Collection: Mary Beard’s mythology trail
To celebrate our Collection going on display for the first time, we asked our Professor of Ancient Literature, Mary Beard, to tell us the stories behind some of her favourite pieces inspired by classical myths – from Hercules and Venus to lesser-known gods, nymphs and cyclopes. You’ll find all these works on free display in the new RA.
5 years ago
Podcast and video: Rubens and body image in art
Professor Germaine Greer, Dr Tom Shakespeare, Grayson Perry RA and Professor Mary Beard discuss the role art plays in creating and communicating body image.