The Renaissance Nude (Mar 2019)

Address:
Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London
Tel:
0207 300 8090

Dates and ticket price

Dates & Time:
3rd March to 2nd June 2019
John Madejski Fine Rooms tour: Usually 12 noon to 1 PM (Thu-Sat) – Temporary exhibition: 10 AM to 6 PM (Mon-Thu, Sat-Sun); 10 AM to 10 PM (Fri); Last entry 30 mins before closing
Tickets & Cost:
£16. See royalacademy.org.uk

Pubs and restaurants

Find a pub close to Royal Academy of Arts. We also have a list of restaurants near Royal Academy of Arts

Getting to Royal Academy of Arts

Driving:
Petrol stations and car parks near Royal Academy of Arts
Taxis:
Taxi companies near Royal Academy of Arts
Buses:
14, 19, 22, 38 – London bus tickets
Trains:
Green Park JUB PCL VIC, Oxford Circus BKL CNT VIC, Piccadilly Circus BKL PCL
The closest station to Royal Academy of Arts is Piccadilly Circus
Find the best route from Earl’s Court, Euston, King’s Cross, Liverpool Street, London Bridge, Marylebone, Paddington, Victoria, Waterloo or any another train station:
Train journey to Royal Academy of Arts
London train prices · Oyster prices · Travelcard prices · Contactless prices
Hotels:
Hotels close to Royal Academy of Arts

This event has already passed

The Royal Academy of Arts will be tracing the development of the nude through some of the greatest painters of the Renaissance: Titian, Raphael, Michelangelo, Leonardo, Durer and Cranach.

The 15th and 16th-century saw a renewed interested in ancient Greek and Roman art and artists began copying directly from classical models. As they explored this non-religious subject matter the human body returned to the forefront of artistic innovation.

Their new, naturalistic approach transformed Christian art in turn, and encouraged a more modern representation of age-old themes, from the story of Adam and Eve right through to the Crucifixion.

The exhibition will include exquisite examples of all these changes, from large paintings and jewel-like miniatures, to anatomical studies and bronze statuettes.

 

> Talk about this event

> Craig’s review of Royal Academy of Arts – “You might find this hard to believe if you've read a few of my galley reviews, but I did actually go to art school once. And I really do mean once (I quit on the very first day). After looking around the induction hall I quickly realised that I wasn't cut out to be an art student because you need to smoke dope, have a silly hat or a tattoo or a silver stud in your nos… continued”

Other events you might like

Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts – 10 Jun to 12 Aug 2019 – The Royal Academy's Summer Exhibition is the largest open art exhibition in the world, attracting 12,000 entrants

Felix Vallotton at the Royal Academy – 30 Jun to 29 Sep 2019 – The Royal Academy of Arts will be putting on an exhibition of work by the French painter and printmaker Felix Vallotton

Helene Schjerfbeck at the Royal Academy – 20 Jul to 27 Oct 2019 – The Royal Academy of Arts will be putting on an exhibition of work by the Finnish painter Helene Schjerfbeck

Antony Gormley at the Royal Academy of Arts – 21 Sep to 3 Dec 2019 – A solo exhibition by the famous sculptor Antony Gormley showcasing some of his best work, both old and new

Magic Realism — Art In Weimar Germany – 30 Jul 2018 to 14 Jul 2019 – Magic Realism is an exhibition of paintings created during the Weimar Republic years, between World Wars I and II.

Feliks Topolski — Drawing Debden – 1 Oct 2018 to 28 Jun 2019 – The Bank of England Museum will be putting on an exhibition of work by Feliks Topolski about the Debden printing works.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition – 19 Oct 2018 to 30 Jun 2019 – Wildlife Photographer of the Year returns to the Natural History Museum with this exhibition of the top 100 photos.

Find more exhibitions during June

If you enjoy Royal Academy of Arts then you might like to visit Courtauld Gallery (walk it in 20 mins or catch the tube from Piccadilly Circus to Temple), National Gallery (you can walk it 10 mins), National Portrait Gallery (walk it in 12 mins or catch the tube from Piccadilly Circus to Charing Cross), Tate Britain (walk it in 28 mins or catch the tube from Piccadilly Circus to Pimlico) and Wallace Collection (walk it in 18 mins or catch the tube from Piccadilly Circus to Bond Street)

Top 10 Best art galleries in London Here’s our pick of the best galleries in London from classical art at the National and Courtauld to modern contemporary art at the Tate.
Sorolla: Spanish Master of Light The National Gallery will be putting on a rare exhibition of sixty works by the Spanish Impressionist painter Joaquin Sorolla
Leonardo da Vinci: A Mind in Motion The British Library's Leonardo da Vinci exhibition will bring together pages from three of his extraordinary scientific notebooks
Sean Scully: Sea Star Sean Scully's new work on display at the National Gallery was inspired by JMW Turner's atmospheric painting The Evening Star.
Review Courtauld Gallery When people sit at home planning their itinerary they usually pencil in an hour or two for a gallery (they have to squeeze in a bit of culture), but it's usually the National or Tate Modern…
Review Royal Academy of Arts You might find this hard to believe if you've read a few of my galley reviews, but I did actually go to art school once. And I really do mean once (I quit on the very first day). After looki…
Copyright © 2019 London Drum · Contact us · Cookies / Privacy policy · Search / Site map