Tag Archive: Royal Academy

Something snowy from Bill Jacklin

Bill Jacklin is an artist I encounter annually at the Royal Academy‘s Summer Exhibition (unsurprisingly what with him being a Royal Academician) and I was thinking about his lovely snow scenes today as… Continue reading

Onward – United Visual Artists

Onward is a beautiful installation work from United Visual Artists. Initially commissioned by the Royal Academy for their Earth: Art of a Changing World exhibition to sit in the nearby Burlington Arcade, the… Continue reading

The Summer Exhibition: an observation

Sadly I can’t find any images of the paintings I wanted to talk about from the Royal Academy’s Summer Exhibition so that’s going on the backburner but something of interest: As the artworks… Continue reading

The Emperor’s Castle – Thomas Hillier

This weekend I finally managed to got to the Royal Academy’s Summer Exhibition. Among the works, I was pleased to see Thomas Hillier (whose The Migration of Mel & Judith was my favourite… Continue reading

Thomas Hillier Q+A

Following on from my visit to the Royal Academy’s Summer Exhibition I had the chance to speak to the architect Thomas Hillier – the man behind the highly commended piece (and my personal… Continue reading

Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, 2010

I went to the Royal Academy’s Summer Exhibition the other day. It wasn’t very good. I always try really hard to find a positive in an exhibition and this one was no different,… Continue reading

Earth: Art of a Changing World

On the very final day of its run I went to see Earth: Art of a Changing World at the RA. It was most interesting stuff and I’m glad I had a chance… Continue reading

Anish Kapoor, Royal Academy

I wrote here before about the advertising for the Anish Kapoor’s exhibition at the Royal Academy. Since that post I actually visited the exhibition to have a good poke around and see what… Continue reading

Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy

I visited the Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy. It was equal parts nice-day-out-with-friends, reconnaisance mission, and intravenous cultural injection.

Palladio, Royal Academy

Today I went to the Palladio exhibition at the Royal Academy. There were some amazingly detailed models of villas, palazzi and assorted other things from the Centro Internazionale di Studi di Architettura Andrea… Continue reading