Bronze at the Royal Academy of Arts

Date Posted: 05/07/2012

The Royal Academy of Arts in London will present landmark exhibition Bronze, from the 15th September to the 9th December.

Celebrating the remarkable historical, geographical and stylistic range of this enduring medium, the display aims to bring together works from the earliest times to the present in a thematic arrangement.

Art themes

With pieces spanning 5,000 years, over 150 of the finest bronzes from Asia, Africa and Europe will be featured. Different sections will focus on the human figure, animals, groups, objects, reliefs, gods, heads and busts. The exhibition will comprise Ancient Greek, Roman and Etruscan bronzes, through to rare survivals from the medieval period.

Artists involved

The Renaissance will be represented with the works of artists such as Ghiberti, Donatello, Cellini, and later Giambologna, De Vries and others, whilst bronzes by Rodin, Boccioni, Picasso, Jasper Johns, Moore, Beuys and Bourgeois will be demonstrative of the best from the 19th century to today.

For further group travel information contact:

020-7300 8000

Photo credit: Antonio Quattrone, Florence

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