THE ART NEWSPAPER | Anny Shaw:
Mayfair’s galleries can feel intimating, even to the seasoned art collector. But now the Royal Academy of Arts (RA) is hoping to shake the London area’s stuffy image through a new partnership with more than 60 galleries and auction houses as part of the rebranded Mayfair Art Weekend.
“Our aim is to open up our schools, the collection and our buildings and make them all more accessible to the public,” says Kate Goodwin, the RA’s curator of architecture who is on the board of Mayfair Art Weekend. “We want to break down some of the perceived barriers around the art world in Mayfair.”… Read more
Image: The Royal Academy’s annual Summer Circus (Image: © Royal Academy of Arts Courtyard, Photo: Justine Trickett)