1 month ago
A tribute to Will Alsop RA: 1947 - 2018
Architect Will Alsop RA was known for blurring the boundaries between art and architecture. Following the sad news of his death, the RA’s Head of Architecture and Peter Cook RA reflect on his career.
2 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.
1 year ago
Remembering Leonard Manasseh RA
The architect Leonard Manasseh, the first Royal Academician to reach the age of 100, passed away in March. Fellow architect Trevor Dannatt looks back on more than half a century of rivalry, collaboration and friendship.
< 2 years ago
A tribute to Michael Manser RA: champion of modern housing
Known for his elegant style of housing, the founder of the Manser Medal leaves a legacy of modernism across the UK. Following the architect’s death aged 87, architectural historian Margaret Richardson pays tribute to a remarkable career.
2 years ago
A tribute to Zaha Hadid RA: 1950–2016
One of the world’s greatest architects, Zaha Hadid inspired a generation. Following the sad news of her death, the RA’s Head of Architecture and two fellow architects reflect on a visionary career.
3 years ago
Remembering Albert Irvin RA
Basil Beattie remembers his friend and fellow Academician, the painter Albert Irvin RA, who has died at the age of 92.
3 years ago
Remembering Robert Clatworthy
A key figure in a group of sculptors who emerged in the 1950s, we look back on the career of Robert Clatworthy, who has passed away aged 87.