Summer Exhibition 2012

Royal Academy of Arts

4 June – 12 August 2012

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The world's largest open submission contemporary show is 244 years young, and this year pays homage to Matisse's The Red Studio.

Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2012, view of the Central Hall

The Gallery will host a riot of colour and Gallery III, the main space, will be hung with smaller works, chosen by Tess Jaray RA.

The world's largest open submission contemporary show is 244 years young, and this year pays homage to Matisse's The Red Studio. The Gallery will host a riot of colour and Gallery III, the main space, will be hung with smaller works, chosen by Tess Jaray RA.

Further highlights include a video room dedicated to the work of Jayne Parker and a gallery of Scottish and Irish artists arranged by Barbara Rae RA. Big names to invited to display works this year include Michael Craig-Martin RA, Michael Landy RA, Tracey Emin RA, Ken Howard RA, Anselm Kiefer Hon RA, Raqib Shaw, Calum Innes and Keith Coventry.

Venue information

Opening times

Mon – Thu, Sat – Sun, 10am – 6pm
Fri, 10am – 10pm

Closed 23 Jun, 24 – 26 Dec

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