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CLIP 9143

Royal Academy summer exhibition

Royal Academy summer exhibition

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Key Info
  • Royal Academy summer exhibition
  • Duration: 04:34
  • Andrew Graham–Dixon uncovers the rivalry that often occurs when the Royal Academy has its annual summer exhibition. The Summer show has taken place over the past 240 years and the presenter discusses the struggles of participating artists to ensure that they get a prime spot at the exhibition. This clip was first published on the Culture Show Archive, Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:

    Art and Design



  • Keywords: exhibition, Constable, Hockney, competition, critic, gallery, curator
Ideas for use in class
  • This gives pupils an opportunity to see the background to the Royal Academy summer exhibition. It also show pupils at what lengths an artist will go to get a prime position at the exhibition.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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