Fred Cuming RA

Academicians in Focus

29 March — 16 October 2017

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The Royal Academy is delighted to present an intimate display of recent work by Senior Academician Fred Cuming as part of the ‘Academicians in Focus’ series.

Senior Academician Fred Cuming RA’s work is characterised by his exploration of dramatic light and shadow within the natural landscape. Much of his work celebrates southern English coastlines; the sea and skies of Hastings, or Rye illuminated by dawn, dusk or glowing moonlight. However, Cuming also paints with an imaginative breadth that has taken his practice further afield, to the natural and urban landscapes of Italy and beyond. Reflecting upon the presence of man and society within nature, Cuming continues to work with passion and energy into his 80s. For this exhibition, he has produced a number of new paintings that are being shown for the first time.

Elected Royal Academician in 1974, Cuming is also an associate of the Royal College of Art and a member of the New English Art Club. He lives and work in Rye, East Sussex.

The works exhibited are all available to buy online through Art Sales at the RA.

29 March — 16 October 2017

Saturday – Thursday 10am – 6pm
Friday 10am – 10pm

If you are not a Friend, Patron or Corporate Member of the RA, simply ask staff at the Keeper’s House for access to see the Academicians in Focus exhibition before 4pm.

Belle Shenkman Room, The Keeper’s House

Admission free