Gifted: From the Royal Academy to the Queen
From its foundation in 1768, the Royal Academy of Arts has had a long and illustrious association with the monarchy. This publication records the entirety of the Royal Academy’s gift to Her Majesty The Queen to celebrate her Diamond Jubilee – more than 100 works on paper by the Academicians, from traditional drawings, watercolours and etchings, to acrylics, screenprints, collages, and even an iPad drawing. It demonstrates the unsurpassed vitality of the Royal Academy, and includes works by Tracey Emin, David Hockney, Anish Kapoor, Richard Long, Zaha Hadid, Grayson Perry and many others. A stylish snapshot of contemporary British art, with each work illustrated in gorgeous colour.