30 October 2014

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Allen Jones – Pop Artist Returns From PC Induced Isolation

Allen Jones has been vilified by a generation. Coming across as a kind Duchampian fetishist with misogynistic tendencies – Jones was an easy target. Way back in 1969 he made a a body of work that upset a great may people; three sculptures of scantily-clad female figures arranged in positions that enabled them to be […]

29 October 2014

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Juergen Wolf And Matt Smith – Winners Of Young Masters Art Prize 2014

German artist Juergen Wolf has today been announced as the winner of this year’s Young Masters Art Prize, taking home the sum of £1,500. The award was presented at Sphinx Fine Art in London’s West End by the chief executive of the Royal Academy of Arts; Charles Saumarez Smith. “I was very impressed by the […]

23 August 2014

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Royal Academy of Arts Partners With China To Create Artist-in-residence Exchange

The Royal Academy of Arts has partnered with Arts in Heritage Research, Hong Kong (AHR) and The Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing (CAFA) to establish a three-year artist-in-residence exchange programme for emerging artists. Rotating across the UK, Hong Kong and China, the Royal Academy Schools in London is the first host of the […]

23 September 2013

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Royal Academy of Arts To Offer Mutual Cooperation With Hong Kong Community

The Royal Academy of Arts, London (RA), has stated its strengthened commitment to helping facilitate professional development within the arts industry in Hong Kong through reciprocal education programmes and on-going creative dialogue with Hong Kong’s arts community. Following the success of the pilot programme for professional development for Hong Kong arts administrators, launched in May, […]

11 June 2012

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Royal Academy Unveils Renovation And Expansion Plan

The Royal Academy of Arts has announced plans to open up and renovate the Keeper’s House to create a series of  new and much-needed spaces for RA Friends and the general public to meet, relax and enjoy a cultural environment in the heart of London. The major £5.7 million project is led by award-winning architects […]

19 January 2012

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David Hockney Paints Himself As Anti Social Recluse

David Hockney shuns bright lights while A Bigger Picture, his biggest exhibition to date, opens this week David Hockney has shunned efforts to pin on him the honour of being the ‘greatest living artist’. one of the best-known figures of the 1960s British pop art movement, now 74, Hockney dismissed the description as ‘newspaper stuff’, […]

17 January 2012

David Hockney Scales Up At Royal Academy

David Hockney: A Bigger Picture – REVIEW So here it is. The first major blockbuster exhibition of 2012, and the event kicking-off the London Cultural Olympiad – David Hockney: A Bigger Picture at the Royal Academy of Arts. Bringing together over 150 works, the majority of which have been created in the last 8 years, […]

14 December 2011

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Tracey Emin To Be Royal Academy Professor of Drawing

Controversial appointment of leading YBA to position formally held by William Turner, John Constable, and William Blake Tracey Emin – one of Britain’s most celebrated contemporary artists – has just been revealed to be the new Professor of Drawing at London’s prestigious Royal Academy, the country’s oldest art school. While, there is yet to be […]

26 October 2011

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Revolution At The Royal Academy

  Building the Revolution: Soviet Art and Architecture to open at the Royal Academy this weekend   The new exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts, Building the Revolution: Soviet Art and Architecture 1915–1935, promises an in-depth look at avant-garde Russian architecture during the period c.1922 to 1935. The exhibition seeks to make explicit the […]

18 November 2010

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Cindy Sherman Becomes Honorary Member The Royal Academy of Arts

Photographer Cindy Sherman, has been invited by The Royal Academy Of Arts in London, to become an honourary member. This rare token has been given to only a handful of elite American and international Artists, in the last century. Sherman was born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey in 1954. She studied art at Buffalo State […]