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lovelondonscenes 114 – Royal Academy

The latest sculpture in the courtyard of the Royal Academy, “Spyre” by Ron Arad, moves about and films proceedings in the space. Part of the Summer Exhibition, which I went to see for the first time this evening, two days … Continue reading

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“Painting the Modern Garden – Monet to Matisse”, at the Royal Academy

The exhibition, “Painting the Modern Garden – Monet to Matisse” at the Royal Academy, has just closed. I went a couple of times, and what a wonderful collection! This was art at it’s most appealing: you want stunning scenery, you … Continue reading

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Ai Weiwei at the Royal Academy

The Chinese artist, Ai Weiwei’s exhibition opened at the Royal Academy on 19 September. I got to see a friends preview the day before, after work. It’s a must-see if you are in London. A fascinating insight into the artist’s … Continue reading

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The Royal Academy summer exhibition

The Royal Academy has been holding a summer exhibition for 247 years. And this was the first one that I’ve been to! I’m not sure why why I’ve never been before – just never got around to it, I guess. … Continue reading

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lovelondonscenes – 91

On Sunday, I went to the Royal Academy, in Piccadilly, to see the Rubens and Diebenkorn exhibitions. Both really interesting, though they didn’t blow me away. I liked the weird objects in the courtyard too, intruding on the domain of … Continue reading

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