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AustraliaIn September 2013, the Royal Academy of Arts will present a 'long overdue' survey of Australian art, the first major exhibition on the country in the UK in over 50 years. Indeed, "The last time the RA looked meaningfully at Australian art was 1923", notes The Guardian. Australia, put together in partnership with the National Gallery of Australia, will reveal the development of Australian art through over 180 paintings, prints and drawings, watercolours, photographs and multimedia works. These will include works by Aboriginal artists, 19th century European immigrants as well as the Australian Impressionists and early Modernists. The presence and influence of Australia's land and landscape will be an underlying theme throughout the exhibition.

 

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Lord Burlington's spectacular London palace is home to the Royal Academy of Arts, a set of galleries that houses the country's premier art school and a brilliantly curated program of exhibitions. There's always something new to enjoy at the Royal Academy. The programme of exhibitions is constantly changing and shows are presented in some of Europe's most magnificent galleries. More about Royal Academy of Arts

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Australia  Tom Roberts, Allegro con brio: Bourke Street west c.1885-86, reworked 1890, , National Gallery of Australia, Canberra  

   
Australia - Tom Roberts, Allegro con brio: Bourke Street west c.1885-86, reworked 1890, , National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

Australia Tom Roberts, Allegro con brio: Bourke Street west c.1885-86, reworked 1890, , National Gallery of Australia, Canberra 


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Royal Academy of Arts,   Burlington House      W1J 0BD
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Maccreanor Lavington & East On Future Justice: Discussion
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Royal Academy of Arts,   Burlington House      W1J 0BD
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In the Age of GiorgioneIn the Age of GiorgioneIn the Age of GiorgioneShedding new light on the Venetian Renaissance, In the Age of Giorgione is a fascinating exhibition which seeks to unravel the influences that led to such monumental change in the 16th Century - a time when Venice became the undisputed European capital of the arts. Displaying works by many of the most celebrated names in Renaissance art,2016-05-27T00:00:00+01002016-06-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Academy of Arts,   Burlington House      W1J 0BD
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Ongoing

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting
PRICING  £11.50 (Adults), Concessions available, Free (Under 16s)
DATES  12th March to 5th June 2016
VENUE  Royal Academy of Arts 
Shedding new light on the Venetian Renaissance, In the Age of Giorgione is a fascinating exhibition which seeks to unravel the influences that led to such monumental change in the 16th Century - a time when Venice became the undisputed European capital of the arts. Displaying works by many of the most celebrated names in Renaissance art,... More about this event
 
Open SaturdaysOpen SaturdaysExplore the academies architectural heritage including the historic John Madejski fine rooms.2016-05-28T13:00:00+01002016-05-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Academy of Arts,   Burlington House      W1J 0BD
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Royal Academy of Arts,   Burlington House      W1J 0BD
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Free EventOn Soon
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Open SaturdaysOpen SaturdaysExplore the academies architectural heritage including the historic John Madejski fine rooms.2016-06-04T13:00:00+01002016-06-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Academy of Arts,   Burlington House      W1J 0BD
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Summer Exhibition Preview Party 2016Summer Exhibition Preview Party 2016A glamorous evening of champagne and canapes in the beautiful surroundings of the Royal Academy.2016-06-07T19:00:00+01002016-06-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Academy of Arts,   Burlington House      W1J 0BD
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Summer Exhibition Preview Party 2016
Royal Academy Summer ExhibitionRoyal Academy Summer ExhibitionRoyal Academy Summer ExhibitionAnyone can submit to the Royal Academy's Summer Exhibition which gives it a wonderful element of surprise. Over 12,000 pieces are sifted through from relative unknowns to famous artists and members of the RA. The fun part for visitors is choosing a favourite and, with the majority of works on sale at varying price ranges, you can even buy one if yo2016-06-13T00:00:00+01002016-08-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Academy of Arts,   Burlington House      W1J 0BD
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event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Galleries
PRICING  £12 (Adults), £13.50 (Adults with donation), £10 (Concessions), Free (Under 16s)
DATES  13th June to 21st August 2016
VENUE  Royal Academy of Arts 
Anyone can submit to the Royal Academy's Summer Exhibition which gives it a wonderful element of surprise. Over 12,000 pieces are sifted through from relative unknowns to famous artists and members of the RA. The fun part for visitors is choosing a favourite and, with the majority of works on sale at varying price ranges, you can even buy one if yo... More about this event
 
Royal Academy Of Arts: Summer Exhibition 2016Royal Academy Of Arts: Summer Exhibition 2016Works in a variety of media and genres by emerging and established contemporary artists. Curator Richard Wilson RA explores the theme of artistic duos and has also invited Turkish filmmaker and artist Kutlug Ataman to display a major work. Sculptor Ron Arad RA contributes a site-specific installation.2016-06-13T10:00:00+01002016-08-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Academy of Arts,   Burlington House      W1J 0BD
Category: event
On Soon
Royal Academy Of Arts: Summer Exhibition 2016
RA Schools Show 2016RA Schools Show 2016Works by final year students completing the RA's prestigious postgraduate course. Most works, in a variety of media, are for sale.2016-06-23T10:00:00+01002016-07-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Academy of Arts,   Burlington House      W1J 0BD
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