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David Hockney RA: 79 Portraits and 2 Still LifesDavid Hockney RA: 79 Portraits and 2 Still LifesDavid Hockney RA: 79 Portraits and 2 Still Lifes In 2012 David Hockney's A Bigger Picture filled the Royal Academy of Arts with vast landscapes in the year London hosted the Olympics. Now, a mere four years later, those "overblown" (Evening Standard) landscapes have been set aside for more intimate portraits. Hockney, who once said he prefers to only paint people he knows, has been working2016-09-26T00:00:00+01002016-10-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Academy of Arts,   Burlington House      W1J 0BD
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting
PRICING  £11.50 (Adults), Concessions available, Free (Under 16s)
DATES  2nd July to 2nd October 2016
In 2012 David Hockney's A Bigger Picture filled the Royal Academy of Arts with vast landscapes in the year London hosted the Olympics. Now, a mere four ... More about this event
 
David Hockney RA: 82 Portraits And 1 Still-lifeDavid Hockney RA: 82 Portraits And 1 Still-lifeThe exhibition provides an intimate snapshot of the LA art world and the people who have crossed the artist's path over the last two years.2016-09-26T10:00:00+01002016-10-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Academy of Arts,   Burlington House      W1J 0BD
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David Hockney RA: 82 Portraits And 1 Still-life
 
Peter Cook RA: Floating IdeasPeter Cook RA: Floating IdeasThe display includes fantastical drawings created in the spirit of 1960s avant-garde architectural group Archigram, drawings submitted to competitions, and drawings of realised buildings.2016-09-26T10:00:00+01002016-10-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Academy of Arts,   Burlington House      W1J 0BD
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Peter Cook RA: Floating Ideas
 
Abstract ExpressionismAbstract ExpressionismAbstract Expressionism Modern art scholars, be prepared to leave your preconceptions at the door. This autumn exhibition at the Royal Academy of Art challenges preconceptions about Abstract Expressionism arguing that it was not unified, its roots go back further than you'd think and it wasn't all about painting. Using major works by the New York School, where2016-09-26T00:00:00+01002017-01-02T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Academy of Arts,   Burlington House      W1J 0BD
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Ongoing

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting
PRICING  £16.50 (Adults), £15 (without donation), Concessions available, Free (Under 16s)
DATES  24th September 2016 to 2nd January 2017
Modern art scholars, be prepared to leave your preconceptions at the door. This autumn exhibition at the Royal Academy of Art challenges preconceptions abo... More about this event
 
Flowing Lines Of Grace: Drawing Drapery In The Late Nineteenth CenturyFlowing Lines Of Grace: Drawing Drapery In The Late Nineteenth CenturyThe exhibition features drawings, engravings and contemporary publications from the RA's Historic Book collection, this display explores the influence of classical drapery on these artists' work and the ways in which it was perceived to represent the epitome of beauty.2016-09-27T10:00:00+01002016-10-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Academy of Arts,   Burlington House      W1J 0BD
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Flowing Lines Of Grace: Drawing Drapery In The Late Nineteenth Century
 
Drawing TextureDrawing TextureA two-day drawing skills course with artist Tanya Wood.2016-10-08T10:30:00+01002016-10-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Academy of Arts,   Burlington House      W1J 0BD
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Drawing Texture
 
Great Exhibitions: From The 18th Century To The FutureGreat Exhibitions: From The 18th Century To The FutureDiscover more about what makes a great exhibition with Andrea Tarsia.2016-10-12T18:00:00+01002016-12-14T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Academy of Arts,   Burlington House      W1J 0BD
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Great Exhibitions: From The 18th Century To The Future
 
Intrigue: James Ensor by Luc TuymansIntrigue: James Ensor by Luc TuymansIntrigue: James Ensor by Luc Tuymans At the end of 2016, the Royal Academy of Arts brings you the work of James Ensor in an exhibition curated by fellow Belgian artist Luc Tuymans. Held in the Sackler Wing, the display shows Ensor as an innovator and an outsider who rebelled against the conservative art teachings of the late 19th century academy in Brussels. Influential in the 2016-10-27T00:00:00+01002017-01-29T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Academy of Arts,   Burlington House      W1J 0BD
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting
PRICING  £11.50 (Adults), £10 (without donation), Concessions available, Free (Under 16s)
DATES  27th October 2016 to 29th January 2017
At the end of 2016, the Royal Academy of Arts brings you the work of James Ensor in an exhibition curated by fellow Belgian artist Luc Tuymans. Held in ... More about this event
 
 
 

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