The Royal College of Art in London is putting on a free exhibition to celebrate its 175th anniversary.
The Royal College of Art has a long and rich history and the exhibition is being held to give what promises to be a fascinating into what the RCA does and to stimulate discussion on the best way to organise design and art education.
The exhibition, entitled ‘The Perfect Place to Grow: 175 Years of the Royal college of Art’ has been divided into four sections: Art for Industry, Public Purpose, Political Expression and Personal Expression.
The exhibition includes an interesting and very diverse range of exhibits including the works of painters such as Richard Redgrave, works by Henry Moore and Tracy Emin alongside examples of iconic design by designers like James Dyson.
To coincide with the Royal College of Art’s anniversary celebrations, a new academic building, The Dyson Building has been named after the industrial designer James Dyson who studied at the RCA.
Well worth a visit for anyone interested interested in art and design, the exhibition will run from 16 November to 3 January 2013 at the Royal College of Art, Kensington Gore, London SW7 2EU
Posted November 14, 2012