Royal College of Art

Royal College of Art

The Royal College of Art today unveiled plans for its biggest expansion in its 182-year history. All across Britain, falling applications are causing universities to ‘streamline’ their courses. Mainly this process consists of the ruthless culling and dumbing down of art subjects which, obviously, don’t fit into the new concept...

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Royal College of Art: Communications Show

Royal College of Art: Communications Show

From 20th century Iranian postcards to a 15ft inflatable sheep, the Royal College of Art’s Communication Show was a sensory emancipation for a gaggle of journalists whose specialisms rarely extend beyond grammar, syntax and a fancy word or two. The central themes of the exhibition, animation, information experience design and...

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Royal College of Art: Kensington Show

Royal College of Art: Kensington Show

The Royal College of Art’s Kensington Show takes place just a couple of steps away from the great Victorian shadow of the Royal Albert Hall. In stark contrast to the richly historical setting however, the exhibits on display belong wholly to the future. Whilst most of the Royal College of...

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British Fashion Council reveals MA Fashion scholarship recipients

British Fashion Council reveals MA Fashion scholarship recipients

The British Fashion Council (BFC) has named the four young designers who will access prestigious London fashion courses through its Education Foundation MA Fashion Scholarship. The four scholarship recipients have already studied fashion design at BA degree level, with three quarters of them having attended London universities, but their MA...

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20/21 British Art Fair

Buying art is like falling in love… sometimes it happens at first sight, other times you are mysteriously drawn to a particular painting or sculpture without quite knowing why. Love affairs happen every September at the 20/21 British Art Fair. Each year, across the two floors of stands at the...

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Vladimir Ashkenazy and Dame Kiri Te Kanawa receive musical honours from HRH The Prince of Wales

HRH The Prince of Wales honoured a number of outstanding figures in international musical life on 12 March at the Royal College of Music’s Annual Awards ceremony.   These included renowned conductor and pianist Vladimir Ashkenazy and acclaimed lyric soprano Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, who both received their Honorary Doctorate...

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Stewarts Law RCA Secret

Now in its 25th year, the idea of displaying postcards anonymously has been much-copied throughout the world as a fund-raising event, playing on lottery-minded peoples’ intrigue, speculation and, above all, avarice, to raise money for the RCA Fine Art Bursary Fund. It’s not exactly a something-for-nothing deal, as each ticket...

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Royal College of Art opens it’s graduate exhibitions to the public

NOW ON: Curating Contemporary Art: Graduate Exhibitions Royal College of Art Galleries, Kensington Gore, London SW7 2EU Open: 6 – 22 March, 11am–5pm daily. Free admission   The Curating Contemporary Art: Graduate Exhibitions are now open to the public. Running throughout March the exhibitions are open with slightly amended times...

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