> 2 years ago
The RA in 250 objects: War
As the RA turns 250 years old, we’re exploring 250 beautiful, odd and inspiring objects from the RA Collection in 25 themes. In this edition, we mark 100 years since the Armistice, looking at how artists have experienced war and conflict over the centuries.
3 years ago
Top picks from the Collection: Dan Snow
Epic conflicts, mythical heroes and a quiet bit of fishing all feature in historian Dan Snow’s favourite objects from the RA Collection. Listen as he recaps the Battle of Waterloo, explains the ingenious WWI ‘Dazzle’ designs and muses on a deathbed olive branch extended from Gainsborough to Reynolds.