4 months ago
“No one should be ashamed of their art hero”
Mentioning the quirky, non-conformist style of Anthony Green at my art school interview drew sniggers – but it was Green’s very idiosyncrasies that taught me to think for myself, says artist and RA Schools tutor Mark Hampson.
5 months ago
How to read it: Anthony Green’s The Fur Coat: ‘Hazana’
Here’s the story behind a slightly unusual work by Royal Academician Anthony Green, only recently completed and currently on show in the RA’s Tennant Gallery.
11 months ago
How to read it: John Gibson’s Cupid and Psyche
So, the God of Love is chasing the soul in the Underworld… We take a look at how one of Britain’s most celebrated 19th-century sculptors tackled an ancient Roman tale in marble, as it goes on show in the Tennant Gallery.
Inside the Academy
2 years ago
A day in the life: Morgan Feely, Collections Manager for Works on Paper
As he prepares to open a new retrospective of the work of Eileen Cooper RA, we chat to Morgan Feely about his daily life at the RA.
> 2 years ago
The extraordinary life of Charles Stewart
Charles Stewart’s illustrations to the Gothic novel Uncle Silas hint at an unusual life. Here are five surprising facts.
> 2 years ago
The story of Uncle Silas
A young girl is trapped in a mansion with her mysterious uncle and a sinister governess. With Charles Stewart’s illustrations to this Gothic novel in our Tennant Gallery, the curator walks us through the story.
3 years ago
Tasting architectural drawings
Neil Bingham, curator of the RA exhibition ‘Dream Draw Work: Architectural Drawings of Norman Shaw RA’ confesses to a curatorial crime.