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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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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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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.2016-06-27T10:00:00+01002016-08-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Royal Academy Of Arts: Summer Exhibition 2016
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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
VENUE  Royal Academy of Arts 
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 working... More about this event
 
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, where2016-09-24T00:00:00+01002017-01-02T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Academy of Arts,   Burlington House      W1J 0BD
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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
VENUE  Royal Academy of Arts 
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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
VENUE  Royal Academy of Arts 
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 ... More about this event
 
 
 

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