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Paul’s Gallery of the Week: The Royal Academy of Arts

I guess no one needs to be told about the Royal Academy, founded in 1768 and iconically located not once but thrice: in the former Royal Palace of Somerset House (1771- 1836), the National Gallery (1837-67) and  Burlington House, Piccadilly (1868 onwards). It used to be considered crusty and old-fashioned (the Royal Academy o‘ Farts, perhaps) but has become cooler in recent years.

Navigating Venice

Autumn is a good time to visit the Venice Biennale, it being cooler and less crowded than earlier in the year.  Moreover, the 2022 edition is considered one of the best and the central exhibition, ‘The Milk of Dreams’, has been particularly widely praised. So here are my tips for the first time visitor:

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