Andrew Graham-Dixon presents a Culture Show special from the Royal Academy's Summer Exhibition, the biggest open submission exhibition in the world, now in its 242nd year. He goes behind the scenes of the selection process and picks out four artists he hopes will make it into the show.
Tom Dyckhoff explores the architecture room, this year bigger than ever before, curated by star architect David Chipperfield.
Alastair Sooke talks to artist Fiona Rae in the process of selecting work for one of the rooms at the show.
Andrew Graham-Dixon sits in as the judges for the Wollaston Prize decide who should win the 25,000 pound prize for the most important artwork in the exhibition.
Critics Matthew Collings and Miranda Sawyer, plus artist Grayson Perry, share their thoughts on the highs and lows of the 2010 show.