Royal Academy

An insight into royal aesthetics's double nature: Charles I’s tastes and habits emerge as never before at London’s Royal Academy

By Tim Smith-Laing
Anthony Van Dyck, Charles I, 1635-6, oil on canvas, 84.4 x 99.4 cm. RCIN 404420. Royal Collection Trust / © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2017


27 Jan
15 Apr
Jenny Saville, Entry, 2004-05. © Jenny Saville. ISelf Collection. Courtesy: the artist and Gagosian; photo: Mike Bruce.


11 Dec
11 Mar
Hyundai Commissionn: SUPERFLEX, One Two Three Swing! Tate Modern, 3 October 2017 – 2 April 2018. Courtesy: Tate

The week kicks off with major exhibitions opening across town ahead of Frieze London and Frieze Masters 2017

Photograph of Matisse painting the model Zita at 1 Place Charles-Félix, Nice, 1928.Courtesy: Archives H. Matisse, © Succession H. Matisse/DACS 2017; photograph: unidentified 


5 Aug
12 Nov
Salvador Dalí, Apparition of Face and Fruit Dish on a Beach, 1938. Courtesy: Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT. The Ella Gallup Sumner and Mary Catlin Sumner Collection Fund Photo © Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford / © Salvador Dali, Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí, DACS 2016


7 Oct
3 Jan


23 Sep
10 Dec
Temporary shelter over RA250 Redevelopment, Royal Academy of Arts, London, by David Chipperfield Architects. Photo: Francis Ware

Rowan Moore looks at the role of gallery spaces in the 21st-century

By Rowan Moore
Images by Elena Boils

As the fairs move forward this year, there's more to do than ever - both inside and out

The Royal Academy's 'The Galleries Show'

By Andrew Gellatly