The Royal Academy of Arts has announced details of its 2020 exhibition programme.

Women at Their Toilette, Paris, winter 1937–38
© RMN-Grand Palais (Musée national Picasso-Paris) / Mathieu Rabeau.

The newly announced exhibition programme will open 2020 with Picasso and Paper , on display from the 25th January. This comprehensive exhibition will focus on the many different ways in which the artist used paper by bringing together over 300 works.

In February, the Royal Academy will open an exhibition devoted to the work of Flemish artist Léon Spilliaert. Featuring 90 pieces of his work, the display will offer a rare opportunity to view his intriguing work.

Meanwhile from the 29th March, Gauguin and the Impressionists: Masterpieces from the Ordrupgaard Collection will open to the public. This exhibition will feature sixty works that from one of the finest
collections of Impressionist painting in Northern Europe, assembled in the first decades of the twentieth century by wealthy Danish couple Wilhelm and Henny Hansen. The exhibition will feature works by artists such as Degas, Manet, Monet, Morisot, Pissarro, Renoir, and Sisley.

The end of June will see the Royal Academy of Arts presenting an exhibition featuring the work of Angelica Kauffman. As one of the founding members of the Royal Academy, the exhibition will concentrate on her work at the height of her public acclaim, tracing the life and work of this celebrated artist.

Other exhibitions announced for 2020 include: Cezanne: The Rock and Quarry Paintings, an exhibition dedicated to the work of Marina Abramović, Rita Angus: New Zealand Modernist and Tracey Emin/Edvard Munch: The Loneliness of the Soul.

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