Summer Exhibition 2017
Everything you’ll see at the Summer Exhibition represents what is happening in the art world right now. New and recent art created by everyone from emerging artists to the biggest names in contemporary art and architecture.
The Royal Academy’s annual Summer Exhibition is the world’s largest open-submission contemporary art show. Now in its 249th year, the Summer Exhibition provides a unique platform for emerging and established artists to showcase works across painting and printmaking, photography, sculpture, architecture and film.
The Architecture Room in this year’s Summer Exhibition is curated by Farshid Moussavi RA, who has chosen to focus her selection on construction coordination drawings. Thus, this year we celebrate architecture as an “instruction-based art” and demonstrate the interrelationships and full complexity of the different systems and parts of buildings. Such an approach will present the public with a rare view of buildings, as if inviting them “backstage” in a theatre.
All ticket prices include £3.50 for a printed list of works.
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