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Highlights from the Royal Academy's programme of art and architecture events

Highlights from the Royal Academy's programme of art and architecture events
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Highlights from the Royal Academy's programme of art and architecture events

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Episodes

The Stuff of Chinese Art

11/20/2015
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In this podcast, art historian Professor Craig Clunas looks at the cultural role of materials in the art of Ai Weiwei.

Duration:00:47:57

Architecture and Freedom: Patrik Schumacher

10/28/2015
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Architect and theorist, Patrik Schumacher, considers the various parameters for architectural practice today, in the second lecture of our ‘Architecture and Freedom’ season.

Duration:01:04:15

Dialogues: Niall McLaughlin and Kim Wilkie

10/28/2015
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In this podcast, architect Niall McLaughlin and landscape architect Kim Wilkie discuss the history of the world and everything in between, as part of our ‘Dialogues’ series.

Duration:01:07:32

Ai Weiwei and architecture

10/23/2015
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In this podcast, curator Philip Tinari and architects Daniel Rosbottom and Simon Hartmann explore Ai Weiwei’s wide-ranging and lesser known Architectural practice.

Duration:01:17:42

Architecture and Freedom season at the RA

10/23/2015
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In the first lecture in our ‘Architecture and Freedom’ season, German architect, Jürgen Mayer H discusses how architecture can facilitate social interactivity.

Duration:01:12:17

An evening of short stories with Will Self

10/22/2015
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In partnership with Pin Drop, the RA hosted an exceptional evening of fiction and storytelling during Ai Weiwei’s landmark exhibition with the highly acclaimed and award-winning author, Will Self.

Duration:00:42:53

Ai Weiwei audioguide extract

10/12/2015
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This extract from the audioguide for the RA's blockbuster exhibition of the work of Ai Weiwei examines his work 'Fragments' (2005), in which the artist salvaged pillars and beams of “tieli”, Chinese ironwood, from demolished Qing dynasty temples, and worked with carpenters to create a structure of poles with linking arms.

Duration:00:01:41

Tim Marlow in conversation with William Kentridge Hon RA

10/12/2015
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Internationally acclaimed artist William Kentridge joins Tim Marlow, the RA’s Director of Artistic Programmes, to discuss his career and work.

Duration:00:49:09

Ai Weiwei: The Readymade and Destruction in Art

10/12/2015
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Artists Christian Marclay and Cornelia Parker RA discuss the impact of the ‘readymade’ and the destructive process in art, as seen in the work of Ai Weiwei.

Duration:00:38:49

An Introduction to ‘Daniel Maclise: The Waterloo Cartoon’

10/12/2015
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Curator Annette Wickham explores the story behind this epic drawing by Daniel Maclise and considers why such a remarkable work has been hidden from public view for almost a century.

Duration:00:48:16

An Introduction to Ai Weiwei

10/12/2015
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Exhibition curator Adrian Locke introduces the work of Ai Weiwei and explains how the artist has used his art to comment on contemporary Chinese society.

Duration:00:52:54

Joseph Cornell: Outsider artists in the art market

9/22/2015
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Joseph Cornell has often been referred to as an ‘outsider’ but he was accepted into the art market as a partial Surrealist at a time when the art of the self-taught had no name or definition. If he had been defined as an outsider, would he have had difficulty being accepted into the canon of 20th century art history? How would this definition change our approach to the display, interpretation and market for his work? This panel discussion considers what the new spaces are for outsider art...

Duration:00:42:25

Joseph Cornell: creativity and the mind

9/22/2015
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Joseph Cornell is one of the most famous yet mystifying characters in modern American art. Cornell scholar Lynda Roscoe Hartigan explores what recent studies in creativity and cognition have contributed to understanding his distinctive constructions, collages and films.

Duration:00:48:29

Curator Sarah Lea discusses 'Joseph Cornell: Wanderlust'

9/17/2015
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Exhibition curator Sarah Lea introduces ‘Joseph Cornell: Wanderlust’, the first solo exhibition of this artist’s groundbreaking collage and assemblage art in the UK for almost 35 years, and talks about the preparations involved in such an exhibition.

Duration:00:50:50

Joseph Cornell: Surrealism and time

9/8/2015
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Art historian Professor Dawn Ades discusses Joseph Cornell’s relationship with Surrealism, his engagement with the concept of time and the ongoing dialogue in his work between the ephemeral and the eternal.

Duration:00:48:20

RA Architecture: Cultivating Creative Cities

8/26/2015
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In a keynote debate for the London Festival of Architecture, we debate how creativity can be nurtured and sustained in a global city like London.

Duration:01:34:50

Inspired by Joseph Cornell: Peter Blake in conversation with Tim Marlow

8/13/2015
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In this podcast, celebrated British artist, Sir Peter Blake CBE, is in conversation with the RA's artistic director Tim Marlow, to discover why the work of Joseph Cornell has fascinated him throughout his career.

Duration:00:55:04

Architecture: A river journey from Rainham to the Thames

8/13/2015
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Peter Beard_LANDROOM’s project for opening Rainham Marsh to public access received a special mention in the 2014 European Prize for Urban Public Space awards. To mark the opening of a new exhibition about the prize, this podcast offers an opportunity to hear from Beard and other architects who have been working in Rainham within the context of a strategy to improve the town’s public infrastructure.

Duration:00:58:42

RA and Pin Drop Short Story Award with Stephen Fry

7/24/2015
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The RA hosted the inaugural RA and Pin Drop Short Story Award. In this podcast, Stephen Fry narrated the winning story, 'Ms. Featherstone and The Beast' by Bethan Roberts.

Duration:01:03:38

Conrad Shawcross RA in conversation

7/22/2015
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Sculptor Conrad Shawcross RA joined writer and Coordinating Chaplain at Nottingham Trent University, Revd Dr Richard Davey to discuss his courtyard installation for this year’s Summer Exhibition, and the way his sculptures explore geometry, philosophy, physics and metaphysics.

Duration:01:02:22

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