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Summer Exhibition 2015 // Royal Academy of Arts

With a history of 247 years, the world’s oldest open-submission exhibition, the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition continues offering a snapshot of contemporary art – and this year’s exhibition is a riot of colour, variety and discovery with over 1,100 works spilling out from their galleries. 441 more words


Royal Academy Summer Exhibition: a vision in monochrome

There was a time when I couldn’t understand why anyone would enjoy a London summer. When born-and-bred city types would tell me “there’s nowhere I’d rather spend my summer than London,” I called bullshit loud and clear. 499 more words

Being a part-time artist can mean months or years doing no art at all.  Time spent producing art is usually 100% about producing art, but time spent working isn’t so productive.  

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The RA Summer Exhibition 2015

The RA Summer Exhibition is a bit like box of quality sweets; colourful, exciting and there’s enough variety that there’s something for everyone. The one piece that has been universally adored is the incredible striped staircase by Jim Lambie, which is an Instagrammer’s dream. 73 more words


Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition 2015

The most noticeable differences for this year’s Summer Exhibition are:

1. Vibrant colours
Multi-coloured stairs lead to the turquoise Wohl Central Hall. Gallery III… 816 more words


Festival of colour: The Summer Exhibition 2015

There’s nothing quite like the rejuvenating power of bright, unapologetic colour to lift the spirits amidst an atmosphere of grey, and this is no more so than in London where, on a recent visit, the skies were characteristically gloomy and very un-summery. 519 more words


The Summer Exhibition

After a false start and perhaps the best coffee I’ve ever had (thank you Gail’s Bakery), my mother and I took off for the Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy.   116 more words