The Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition one of London’s longest ever running art shows, now in its 242nd year. The Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition is the largest art show in the world, with over 10,000 pieces of art submitted every year, with some available for sale. Art lovers and budding artists worldwide come together to this truly magnificent exhibition. The exhibition will take place at the Royal Academy of Arts, the oldest art institution in Great Britain, located in the heart of the West End of London. The exhibition will feature work by many academicians and new work from artists like Tracy Emin, Antoni Tapies, Michael Craig-Martin, Ed Ruscha and Gillian Ayres.
This year’s theme of the exhibition is ‘Raw’ and Royal Academicians Stephen Chambers and David Chipperfield, will be choosing works which co-ordinate with the theme.
The event is not just for artists either. Work of film makers, photographers, architects, painters and sculptors, anyone interested in any of these professions may find it useful to visit the exhibition for inspiration. Not to mention it has also been noted as a must see event from people working in theatre, media, design, marketing, even CD Packaging and design!
The Summer Exhibition also pays tribute to the artists who have passed on this year, artists like John Craxton, Barry Flanagan and Flava Irwin will be remembered and some of their works will be displayed.
The exhibition runs from the 14th June to the 22nd August 2010 with various opening times. Ticket prices are free for children under 7, children aged 8-11 cost Â£4, for teenagers aged 12-18 it costs Â£5. For adults it starts from Â£9.50, seniors start from Â£8.50 and concessionary prices vary from Â£5.50-Â£8.50 a ticket. Included in the price is a List of Works, worth Â£3.50. Also remember you are purchasing a ticket to the largest art exhibition in the world, so it is an event not to be missed, so book now to avoid disappointment!