Best of the Royal Academy art exhibitions 2019
From Michelangelo and Bill Viola to Lucian Freud and Antony Gormley, the Royal Academy stages some of the biggest names in art in 2019
15 exquisite drawings by Italian Renaissance master Michelangelo will be shown alongside major video installations by contemporary artist Bill Viola in a major Royal Academy exhibition opening in January 2019. Juxtaposing Viola and his ancient forebear, for the first time, The Royal Academy explores the unexpected affinities between the two artists.Read more ...
Balanced, stacked, suspended: the abstract sculptures of British artist Phyllida Barlow arise from an intense interrogation of the art form itself. In February 2019, the Royal Academy presents a solo exhibition of her work in its recently developed Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler Galleries.Read more ...
Everything you need to know about the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition – the world's longest running open submission contemporary art show.Read more ...
The sculptor best known for The Angel of the North stages his most significant solo exhibition for over a decade in September 2019. Within the spacious galleries of the Royal Academy, Gormley explores a dialogue between some well-known works, brand new pieces and the architecture of the Royal Academy itself, shedding new light on the ways in which his oeuvre has developed over the years.Read more ...
In a world first, the Royal Academy brings together more than 50 paintings, prints and drawings in which artist Lucian Freud turns his voyeuristic gaze onto himself.Read more ...
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