Review Round Up: Late Constable, Royal Academy of Arts

We round up the reviews for the Royal Academy’s exhibition, focusing on the last 12 years of the artist’s career. The Guardian: ***** “On the evidence of this exhibition, the Turner prize should be relaunched (and God knows it needs a jolt) as the Constable prize – for Constable in his later works is the… Read More

NEWS: Royal Academy of Arts Announces 2022 Exhibition Programme

Details for the Royal Academy’s 2022 exhibition programme have been confirmed. The Royal Academy’s newly announced programme of exhibitions for 2022 will begin with its postponed exhibition Francis Bacon: Man and Beast which will be on display from the 29th January. It will chart the development of the artist’s work through the lens of his… Read More

PREVIEW: Late Constable, Royal Academy of Arts

The Royal Academy’s upcoming exhibition will focus on the last twelve years of John Constable’s career. On display from the 30th October, Late Constable will concentrate on the period from 1825 until his unexpected death in 1837 and will bring together over 50 works including paintings and oil sketches as well as watercolours, drawings and… Read More

Review Round Up: Michael Armitage: Paradise Edict, Royal Academy of Arts

This new exhibition brings together 15 of his large-scale paintings from the past six years, exploring East African landscapes, politics and society as well as a selection of 31 works by six East African contemporary artists. Here’s what critics have had to say about it. The Guardian: ***** “Armitage doesn’t simply ironise the painting of… Read More

Virtual Exhibitions to Explore: March 2021

More exhibitions have been made available to view online to help ensure that you get your cultural fix. Music, Makers and Machines, Google Arts & Culture: this newly launched and permanent exhibition explores the history and legacy of electronic music by bringing together objects, interactive elements and tours around displays that feature parts of this… Read More

NEWS: The Royal Academy of Arts Reveals Revised Exhibition Programme

The Royal Academy of Arts is intending to open to the public on the 18th May. Following on from the government’s recent announcement with regards to coming out of lockdown, the Royal Academy of Arts has announced its plans to reopen from May – if of course the roadmap proceeds as planned. Given the lockdown,… Read More

REVIEW: Tracey Emin/Edvard Munch: The Loneliness of the Soul,Royal Academy of Arts (Online)

The Royal Academy of Arts have created an online tour of this exhibition that explores both artists approach to examining the human condition. Bringing together the works of two artists who were born one hundred years apart, this deeply thoughtful and somewhat sombre exhibition features plenty of pieces of work that contrast nicely with each… Read More

Exhibitions Available to Visit…Online

Missing being able to pay a visit to a museum or art gallery? We have rounded up some of the exhibitions that you can discover from the comfort of your own home… An online guided tour of the National Gallery’s Artemisia exhibition: the National Gallery has made available its acclaimed exhibition looking at the work… Read More

PREVIEW: David Hockney: The Arrival of Spring, Normandy, 2020, Royal Academy of Arts

The exhibition is set to open to the public in May 2021. David Hockney: The Arrival of Spring, Normandy, 2020 will present a new body of work from the artist, created at his home in Normandy. Charting the progress of Spring and coinciding with he beginning of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, this will be the… Read More

NEWS: The Royal Academy to Celebrate Jock McFadyen’s 70th Birthday With Exhibition

Jock McFadyen RA: Tourist without a Guidebook will be on display at the Royal Academy of Arts from the 6th February.   To celebrate the artist’s birthday, the Royal Academy of Arts will celebrate by presenting a free display of his work, exploring McFadyen’s ongoing interest in the changing urban landscape, focusing on his pictures… Read More