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BLOG POST - 12 December 2018: Throughout late 2108 we’ve been marking 250 years since the founding of the Royal Academy (RA), otherwise known as RA250 – and what better way to wrap up our coverage of this anniversary by highlighting Sir Joshua Reynolds and Sir Charles Eastlake, both of whom were Presidents of the RA?
BLOG POST - 5 December 2018: Benjamin Robert Haydon (1786-1846) and Solomon Alexander Hart (1806-1881) were two Plymouth-born painters who had very different experiences of the Royal Academy but who both produced dramatic, large-scale works.
by Lottie Clark, Art Curator and Emma Philip, Fine Art Curator We’re marking the 250th anniversary of the founding of the Royal Academy (RA) this autumn, otherwise known as RA250. Today’s post by two of the Curators from our Art Department explores it founding principles and one of its most significant founding members. When the […]
PRESS RELEASE - 3 October 2018: The Box, Plymouth has acquired three major contemporary works of art for its permanent collections through the Contemporary Art Society’s prestigious Collections Fund Prize.
by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer with thanks to Jodie Bishop, Public Art Officer Behind the scenes we’re supporting some South West-based artists with their work at their moment and I thought I’d shine a light on their projects. We’ll be talking about each of them in more detail in the coming months too. […]
PRESS RELEASE: A pilot for a new biennial festival of contemporary art is set to take place in Plymouth this autumn and will feature works in iconic locations throughout the city by international artists from Denmark, China, Australia, Japan and more.
by Jodie Bishop, Public Art Officer It’s fair to say that life as a Public Art Officer is certainly pretty varied! Public art describes any creative work carried out by an artist in a public space. Projects can range from large permanent sculptures, performances of dance, theatre and music to temporary installations or short events […]
by Lizzy Allen, Soundview Media Soundview is a Plymouth-based video production company. We love our city and have been excited to watch its regeneration and growth in recent years. So we were really pleased, when in 2015, we were asked to create a video legacy for one of the symbols of that regeneration: The Box. Our task was […]
by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer We have a busy month coming up as a number of the projects we’ve been working on this year really get into their stride. The ‘Poppies: WAVE’ installation on the Hoe has had amazing feedback since it went on display in the summer. Our ‘Plymouth Remembers’ programme inspired […]