(Featured Painting : Ariane-Schick)
RA Schools Annual Lecture
Chris Kraus: A Very Literary Confession
11 March 2013, 6.30pm – 8pm
The Geological Society, Piccadilly, W1J
Chris Kraus’ novels and art essays freely mix genres, moving between high and low culture. At this event, she reads from her novels and cultural criticism, discussing strategies for art writers working today. BOOK NOW
If you cant make the talk tonight you could book in for the Royal College of Art conference : The Critical Writing in Art & Design programme on the work of the American writer Chris Kraus, which takes place on 13–14 March 2013. It runs from 10-6pm on Tuesday and from 3pm on the Wednesday.
Alongside presentations of new interpretations of Kraus’s work, the conference will include a reading by the author of some of her writings, an on-stage interview and screening of her films. It is open to all. Tickets (to cover the costs of refreshments and lunch on 13 March) are £25/£15 and can be booked here.
Location: Lecture Theatre, Dyson Building, Royal College of Art, 1 Hester Road, London SW11 4AN
(Above : marisa-j-futernick)
If you are keen (like us) to support emerging artists during their training and early careers, you could empty your piggy bank and have a look at the art on sale from the present under-grads’ at the ‘Premiums Interim Projects : New Work from the RA Schools’ exhibition at the RA which is running from 7—16 March 2013 : (In Burlington Gardens, Admission free).
Held in their new home for art and architecture at Burlington Gardens, the annual Premiums exhibition is an opportunity to view works by RA Schools postgraduate students at the halfway point in their studies. Visitors will see an exciting array of work including paintings, photography, sculpture, video and site-specific installations and performance. The sale of work enables students in the production and development of their practice.
Founded in 1769, the Royal Academy Schools is the oldest art school in Britain and can name some of our nation’s greatest artists among its alumni, including JMW Turner, Sir John Soane and John Constable.
RA Schools sponsored by Newton Investment Management