At the heart of the Academy
Everything we do is driven by artists: from the Royal Academicians who lead us, to the thousands of practitioners who enter the Summer Exhibition each year and the students in the RA Schools creating exciting new work.
Because it's run by artists, the RA is never going to become a cosy old club. There will always be somebody who sees it as their duty to rebel. That's what artists do: we're contrarians.
Grayson Perry RA