Royal Academy

This is an artist who delights in confronting human flaws – both other people’s and his own

By Chloë Ashby

In further news: Jeff Koons’ controversial sculpture unveiled in Paris; contract agreed between New Museum management and employees’ union 

By Frieze News Desk

The mystery street artist has salvaged a customs arch from Heathrow

By Frieze News Desk

A new show at London’s Royal Academy examines the pleasure and pain of the human form 

By Tim Smith-Laing

A swathe of renovations and extensions across the UK capital suggests an appetite for a different kind of architecture

By George Kafka

English Heritage are calling for more commemorative plaques in London devoted to women from history; and you can nominate your own

Renzo Piano Building Workshop, Centro Botín, 2017. Courtesy: © Enrico Cano. 


15 Sep
20 Jan

And in further news: gender disparity at Rencontres d’Arles; London’s Royal Academy to be flooded with water and mud

On the gallery's 250th anniversary, Shahidha Bari looks at the work and legacy of Anglica Kauffman and Mary Moser

By Shahidha Bari

The exhibition of Sofonisba Anguissola and Lavinia Fontana fits into museums’s interest in revisiting overlooked female artists

The four Royal Academicians have been commissioned to create 200 flags to line Bond Street, Piccadilly, Regent Street and St James’s


19 May
12 Aug