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Royal Academy Of Music
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Tuesday 08 March 2011
The UK is "dangerously dependent" on GPS satellite navigation systems, a report by engineers warns.
Wednesday 19 January 2011
The Royal Academy's latest blockbuster exhibition, Modern British Sculpture, features cutting edge works by Anthony Caro, Damien Hirst and Barbara Hepworth. To give you a taste of what to expect from the show, which opens to the public on Saturday, we've brought you a picture preview.
Friday 03 December 2010
Visual Arts: Sargent and the Sea at the Royal Academy. The emotional seascapes and beautifully lit beach scenes are inspiring. I subscribe to get a Friends of the Tate and Friends of the Royal Academy card each year, so I can pop into each gallery often. Also, they both have really nice cafés, so it is a good place to meet for snacks. The Museum of Everything, with Sir Peter Blake's collection of stuff he has found over the years is very sweet and interesting too.
Sunday 31 October 2010
Friday 15 October 2010
A new exhibition inspired by the book of Ecclesiastes will feature works from the by contemporary artists from the last 500 years.
Thursday 09 September 2010
A crumbling barnyard, a room full of page three girls and a previously undisplayed work by Damien Hirst will be among the artworks included in the first retrospective of 20th century British sculpture to be held in this country for nearly three decades.
Friday 30 July 2010
An unseemly spat has broken out between two of the most distinguished bodies representing Britain's scientists and engineers over where the cuts should fall in the forthcoming review of the Government's science budget.
Friday 16 July 2010
Tuesday 23 March 2010
Sunday 13 December 2009
Wednesday 02 December 2009
Tracey Emin's latest work deals with the threat of climate change, but she admits she is a "bad advert" for action on the issue.
Sunday 01 November 2009
Thursday 24 September 2009
The silliest work in the Anish Kapoor exhibition is a kind of shooting range. A cannon is aimed through one of the Royal Academy's ornate doorways. (The public are safely held back.) Every 20 minutes, an operator loads it with a bucketful of deep red gunk. It fires. The gunk hits the wall through the doorway, dribbles down, piling up at the bottom, with much spatter. This will accumulate over the next three months.
Friday 28 August 2009
Sunday 21 June 2009
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