Marina Abramovic finally gets her show at the Royal Academy after it was delayed twice by COVID. The show will… Read More
The Royal Academy of Arts to host a major exhibition of the work of South African artist William Kentridge.
In autumn 2022, the Royal Academy of Arts will host a major exhibition of the work of the internationally celebrated… Read More
Tabish Khan the @LondonArtCritic picks his favourite exhibitions to see right now in museums and institutional art galleries. Each one comes with a… Read More
It’s easy to find that, because there’s a time limit on changing exhibitions, you concentrate on those becasue you might miss them and never quite get round to looking at institutions’ permanent holdings, deep in the memory as they may be. So on visiting major new shows recently, I’ve also thought: let’s take a ride out, see what we can find…
I must admit that before I visited the Kawanabe Kyosai exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts, I wasn’t familiar with his work, and expected to see something in the vein of the revered Japanese artist Hokusai. Kyosai is considered to be a close successor of Hokusai, however, the exhibition felt more like looking at the work of an illustrator and satirist than a fine artist.
For the first time in a decade, a major retrospective of paintings by 20th Century master Francis Bacon (1909-1992) is on display in London.
At a recent General Assembly meeting, the Royal Academy of Arts elected three new Royal Academicians: Michael Armitage, in the… Read More
RA to present an exhibition of Kawanabe Kyosai one of the most exciting & popular Japanese painters of the late 19th century.
Kawanabe Kyosai (1831–1889) was the most exciting and popular Japanese painter of the late 19th century. A child prodigy and… Read More
A flickering crossing, a bejewelled oil barrel, intense emotions and activism.
The real gem of a show can be found upstairs in the Sackler Wing. Filling the walls of the Sackler galleries with a collection of huge, sumptuous paintings featuring a cacophony of colourful animals and characters, is Michael Armitage.
Rush out to the shows you’ve missed while museums have been closed.
The Royal Academy of Arts to open David Hockney: The Arrival of Spring, Normandy, 2020 comprising a new body of work created by David Hockney RA during a period of intense activity at his home in Normandy charting the unfolding and progression of Spring.
String Theory, Pre-Raphaelites, a black eye, Sultans, fashion and bright lights.
A fun house, selfies, creepy vitrines, Smiths, a foil tiger and chunky sculpture.
A mustachioed tiger, tied to a lamppost, heaven and hell, precarious sculpture, helmets, tarred toys and an immense painting.