Tag Archives: royal academy

Russian phantoms, American identity and S-Town

On my April MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: Russian phantoms The Design Museum resurrects utopian Soviet architecture Don’t miss: American abyss From Edward Hopper to Grant Wood: 1930s Americana at the Royal Academy Commuter corner Samanta Schweblin’s Fever Dream and new podcast … Continue reading

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Capability Brown, Summer Exhibition and Adam Buxton

On my July MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: The big picture Landscape photographers showcase Capability Brown on his 300th anniversary Don’t miss: Seeing double International artistic duos at the Royal Academy’s Summer Exhibition Commuter corner Adam Buxton’s interviews and Harry Potter Read … Continue reading

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Street art, space savers and Caitlin Moran

On my April MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: Space savers The Royal Academy’s Urban Jigsaw competition produces innovative approaches to brownfield development. Don’t miss: Street art Somerset House and A(by)P reclaim graffiti as a path to new thinking. Commuter corner Caitlin … Continue reading

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Barnes, Pepys and painted gardens

Highlights of my January MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: Dear diary A new exhibition at the National Maritime Museum shows London through Samuel Pepys’s eyes. Don’t miss: Green fingers The Royal Academy of Arts brings together Monet, Matisse, Kandinsky and more in … Continue reading

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Pick of the Week

This week on theartsdesk, a feast of theatrical openings, from Martin McDonagh’s Hangmen to an epic Jane Eyre, plus Ai Weiwei, Courtney Pine, and a TV costume drama battle royale. Read my full theartsdesk newsletter here

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The art of living

Highlights of my June MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: Child’s play Indulge your inner child (or take one with you) at RIBA’s reconstructed Brutalist playgrounds Don’t miss: Summer in the city Big names and fresh talent at the Royal Academy’s famed … Continue reading

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