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by Charles Saumarez Smith

Category: Decorative Arts and Design
Subcategory: Photo and Art
Author: Charles Saumarez Smith
ISBN: 1408182106
ISBN13: 978-1408182109
Language: English
Publisher: Bloomsbury Continuum (December 20, 2012)
Pages: 192
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The Royal Academy grew out of an argument between fractious artists. In this handsome volume, its current director reconstructs the debate about British art and its institutions that led George III to patronise the project in 1768.

The Royal Academy grew out of an argument between fractious artists.

Charles Saumarez Smith, who has lived in the area since the early 1980s, invites the . He is the author of The Company of Artists: The Origins of the Royal Academy of Arts in London and The National Gallery: A Short History

Charles Saumarez Smith, who has lived in the area since the early 1980s, invites the reader to join him on his explorations, which are both historical and geographical, describing the unique character of spaces and places, new and old. He guides the reader around shops, churchyards, parks, pumping stations and cemeteries, up the Regent’s Canal and across Victoria Park. He is the author of The Company of Artists: The Origins of the Royal Academy of Arts in London and The National Gallery: A Short History. Advance acclaim for East London: An informal but informative and interesting study of the most important aspects of East London Peter Ackroyd.

Charles Saumarez Smith is former director of the National Portrait Gallery and the National Gallery. He is currently Secretary of the Royal Academy. His previous publications include The Building of Castle Howard (1990), The Rise of Design: Design and the Domestic Interior in England (1993), The National Portrait Gallery (1997) and The National Gallery: A Short History (2009).

Sir Charles Robert Saumarez Smith CBE (born 28 May 1954) is a British cultural historian specialising in the history of art, design and architecture. He is the current Secretary and Chief Executive of the Royal Academy of Arts in London. He was Director of the National Portrait Gallery from 1994 to 2002 and the Director of the National Gallery from 2002 to 2007

Charles Saumarez Smith is former director of the National Portrait Gallery and the National Gallery. Country of Publication.

Charles Saumarez Smith, Secretary and Chief Executive of the Royal Academy of Arts. Charles’s book The Company of Artists: The Origins of the Royal Academy of Arts in London is published by Modern Art Press and Bloomsbury. is a registered trade mark of the Public Catalogue Foundation.

Charles Saumarez Smith, Secretary and Chief Executive of the Royal Academy of Arts, speaks about the creation of the .

Charles Saumarez Smith, Secretary and Chief Executive of the Royal Academy of Arts, speaks about the creation of the Royal Academy in 1768. He reveals the strong personalities involved, the rivalries and intrigues that divided them, the competing ideas about the teaching and exhibition of art, and the problems of governance that forged the Royal Academy, and continue to reverberate within it today, some 250 years later. CVHF History Festival RoyalAcademy. Seems a little quiet over here.

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On the wintry afternoon of Monday 28 November 1768, an architect and three artists were granted an audience with George III at St James's Palace; their mission, the foundation of a royal academy of arts in London.

This book, written by Charles Saumarez Smith, the current Secretary and Chief Executive of the Royal Academy, is the first day-by-day account of the events that led up to that meeting and what happened immediately afterwards. In its telling, it reveals the strong personalities involved, the rivalries and intrigues that divided them, the competing ideas about the teaching and exhibition of art, and the problems of governance that forged the Royal Academy, and continue to reverberate within it today, some 250 years later.

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