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Life Hacks For A More Productive Day

Claudia Canavan | Posted 05.10.2017 | UK Lifestyle

We live in a time of endless distractions, yet we’re expected to be more productive than ever. This weird conundrum (‘must maintain strong social ...

Paint It Black: Art Hits the Canvas

Jason Holmes | Posted 18.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

Durham-born Neil Stokoe, a painter whose quarried face stares balefully at the world, has described his work as 'fatalistic', but he does not go far enough.

Musings from Marylebone High Street

Freya Simms | Posted 31.03.2013 | Home
Freya Simms

The last two weeks in the world of has been pretty full on and I would say surprisingly enjoyable for what can often seem a bleak time of year. The snow has brought out the inner child in many a moaner and the blanket of White.

Snow Me The Manet

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.03.2013 | Home

Dozens of paintings have been installed at the Royal Academy in preparation for its hotly anticipated Manet show - but one work is missing thanks to t...

Crisis talks: Time to change the way we communicate the value of art

Adam Stones | Posted 23.01.2014 | Home
Adam Stones

The art world, and particularly how we foster and develop it in Britain, is in a period of crisis. And if you haven't noticed that, then it's a worrying testament to the way we debate and celebrate the creative processes in this country.

Grayson Perry Goes Potty!

PA | Posted 02.12.2012 | Home

Grayson Perry has unveiled a pot covered in "bad portraits" to raise money for the refurbishment of the Royal Academy. The transvestite potter is o...

'Portrait Of Omai' To Stay in UK After Ed Vaizey Intervention

PA | Posted 02.09.2012 | Home

A masterpiece by Sir Joshua Reynolds will stay in the country after the Government refused to grant a temporary export licence. The full-length Por...

Backstage With David Hockney at A Bigger Picture

Barbara Isenberg | Posted 21.03.2012 | Home
Barbara Isenberg

David Hockney has agreed to a short visit as he supervises installation of his much anticipated landscape exhibition, opening at London's Royal Academy of Arts today (21 January). Not long after the Queen appointed him to the Order of Merit, we sip tea in a private Royal Academy office, looking out on another wet, cold London afternoon.

Sam Parker

Can An iPad Make You Paint Like Hockney? | Sam Parker | Posted 19.03.2012 | Home

Of the many delights awaiting those who have tickets for David Hockney's new blockbuster art show at the Royal Academy, perhaps the most surprising wi...

Sam Parker

Review: David Hockey's New Blockbuster Show | Sam Parker | Posted 20.07.2012 | Home

In Kazuo Ishiguro’s novel The Remains of the Day, the lead character observes: "The English landscape at its finest possesses a quality that the...

Hockney Brushes Off Hirst

PA | Posted 03.01.2012 | Home

Painter David Hockney has criticised the likes of Damien Hirst, saying artists should create their own work. Yorkshire-born Hockney, 74, whose majo...

My Neighbour, David Hockney

Christopher Simon Sykes | Posted 12.02.2012 | Home
Christopher Simon Sykes

At the beginning of January, 2012, the words "David Hockney" are going to be on everyone's lips. This is because he is the star of one of the biggest shows of the work of a single artist ever mounted by London's Royal Academy.

Attention Fashion Photographers - Royal Academy Seeks Your Best Snaps | Posted 25.10.2011 | UK Style

To celebrate its current exhibition Eyewitness: Hungarian Photography in the 20th Century the Royal Academy and Metroprint are asking photographers fr...