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Posts Tagged ‘Royal academy of arts’

Jerwood Drawing Prize 2011: Exhibition Review

More fantastic drawing at this years Jerwood Drawing Prize exhibition. Favourites include the work of winners Gary Lawrence and Kristian Fletcher, plus Iain Andrews, Lottie Jackson-Eeles, Louisa Fairclough and Fran Richardson.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Jerwood Drawing Prize review 2011-Homage to Anonymous by Gary Lawrence
Homage to Anonymous by Gary Lawrence (detail).

This year the Jerwood Drawing Prize grows more influential than ever. During his speech at the opening of the exhibition last night art historian Tim Marlow told us that there were a record number of entrants this year: 1,779 artists submitted 3,354 entries in total. In describing the continuing importance of drawing judge Tim Marlow drew our attention to the new Degas exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts which opens this weekend. It concentrates on Degas' relationship with the new disciplines of photography and film as he explored ways of recording movement in ballet 150 years ago. Despite the prevalence of these other mediums today they can never entirely replace the visual discipline of drawing.

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Earth at The Royal Academy of Art

The Earth show or the Art of a changing world at the Royal Academy of Art was a grand sweeping affair. Art editor Valerie Pezeron attended the press view and reports for those who missed it.

Written by Valerie Pezeron

Mariele Neudecker, ’400 Thousand Generations’, 2009. Steel, fiberglass, water, salt GAC100. 153 x 113 x 55 cm. Courtesy the artist and Galerie Barbara Thumm. Photo courtesy the artist I love […]

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Tom Foulsham-The Table that can Tell Stories And Other Contraptions

An intriguing insight into the workings of mechanisms, everyday science and the interaction and play between machine and spectator

Written by Valerie Pezeron

Man Making Machine © Tom Foulsham Minnie Weisz’s studio, a one-storey alcove of delightfully quirky art concealed underneath Kings Cross’s railway arches, is currently harboring the perfect antidote to the […]