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The Benjamin West Lecture Theatre, Burlington Gardens, Royal Academy of Arts
Join architects Peter Buchanan and Shunji Ishida as they take a closer look at the highly influential Menil Collection in Texas, the first major project of the Renzo Piano Building Workshop.
Renowned author William Boyd CBE discusses his relationship to Vienna, and his perspective on the artists that shaped the Austrian capital, with author and critic, Erica Wagner.
Meet in reception of Burlington House, Royal Academy of Arts
Join us for coffee and conversation inspired by artworks from our permanent collection.
Free, booking required.
Join Julia Farrington, Associate Arts Producer at Index on Censorship, Psychoanalyst and Professor Adam Phillips, and artist Celia Hempton as they discuss the challenges in creating erotic art in today’s contemporary art world with journalist and broadcaster Kirsty Wark.
A lecture by Liza Fior, founding partner of muf architecture/art, where she discusses their unique approach to research and how it can transform the architectural brief and the relationship with the client.
Join Tracey Emin CBE RA and art historian Sir Norman Rosenthal as they discuss Egon Schiele for Sussex University’s annual Evi Wohlgemuth Memorial Lecture, held in conjunction with The Austrian Cultural Forum.
Join co-curator Andrea Tarsia as he gives insight into the shared themes of Bill Viola and Michelangelo, whilst discussing the significance of the works chosen to be shown together for the first time.
The Clore Learning Centre, Burlington Gardens, Royal Academy of Arts
At this event we invite disabled artists and creative people facing barriers accessing the art world to share their practice with others.
Free, no booking required.
Dr Sarah Simblet, artist and Tutor of Anatomy at The Ruskin School of Art, discusses how artists past and present have investigated the anatomical body to inspire their practice.
The Benjamin West Lecture Theatre, Burlington Gardens, Royal Academy of Arts, Piccadilly
Join us for a panel discussion on how virtual and augmented reality are transforming architectural design and production, and how we relate to the world.
Join us as our panel discusses what it means to encourage and experience immersion through digital art environments.
Join Martin Clayton, Head of Prints and Drawings at Windsor Castle and co-curator of the ‘Bill Viola / Michelangelo’ exhibition, as he takes the drawing ‘Tityus’ as a starting point to uncover the themes and ideas expressed throughout Michelangelo’s presentation drawings.
The preoccupation with fundamental questions of life is often central to an artist, their work and their audiences. Join our panel, including Marina Warner and Professor Ben Quash, as they examine how artists and the public might “use” contemporary art as a means to express and reflect on religion and spirituality.
Join curator Edith Devaney as she discusses our exhibition, ‘Phyllida Barlow RA: cul-de-sac’, in our Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler Galleries.
In this discussion our panel explores the close link that sculptures have to the spaces they inhabit, while investigating the importance of a viewer’s involvement with the work itself.
Join us for a lecture by architect David Kohn, where he discusses sculpture and it relationship to architecture.
£15, £9 Concessions
Renowned artist Phyllida Barlow CBE RA will discuss her practice, career and current exhibition at the Royal Academy.
Professor Ann-Sophie Lehmann examines the meaning behind materials both historically and in contemporary art, exploring how artists use materials to inform their practice.