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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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London, United Kingdom

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

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English


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Future of Housing: the upsides of good housing

6/12/2015
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In this event, a range of speakers examine the characteristics of places where people enjoy living and communities thrive, and discuss whether these can be applied in the future. The discussion shies away from abstract theory, in favour of concrete models taken from real life experience.

Duration:01:29:29

Bob and Roberta Smith RA: London Original Print Fair Lecture

6/9/2015
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Famous for his letter to the then Secretary of State for Education, Michael Gove, the artist talks about the value of art in the school curriculum and the importance of visual communication since the beginning of civilisation.

Duration:00:55:08

An Abiding Standard: Introducing the Prints of Stanley Anderson RA

6/8/2015
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Professor Robert Meyrick, co-curator of the RA’s ‘Stanley Anderson’ exhibition, introduces this printmaker, best known for his series of engravings memorialising England’s vanishing rural crafts.

Duration:01:10:42

RA Architecture programme: Winy Maas

6/3/2015
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A lecture by Winy Mass, the founder of MVRDV, one of world’s most innovative architectural practices. In this talk, Maas focuses on numerous housing projects, including the just completed Markthal in Rotterdam. He explores how the practice creates housing of consistent ingenuity, warmth and conceptual integrity for a variety of clients all over the world.

Duration:01:34:29

"Birth": Origins at the end of life

5/7/2015
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Artist Whitney McVeigh discusses an excerpt of her film-based artwork that asks women at the end of their life to talk about their experience and memories of birth.

Duration:00:39:41