Royal Academy – Last chance to see ‘Milton Avery: American Colourist’

‘Milton Avery: American Colourist’ closes soon

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“The original abstract expressionist” — The Guardian

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“A singular master of American art” — The Observer

As we move into the autumn, we’re coming to the end of our 5-star exhibition Milton Avery: American Colourist.

There’s still time to explore Avery’s use of harmonious colour in what’s been described as “a joyous and enlightening experience” (The Independent).

Milton Avery: American Colourist must close on 16 October. Friends of the RA can visit for free.

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Meet the artist

A beginner’s guide to Milton Avery

Not familiar with Milton Avery? Discover 10 things to know about the artist in our handy beginner’s guide. Find out about his early days as a factory worker, the influence of his pet dog Picasso and why he never followed the rules.

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From the RA Shop

Milton Avery collection

Colour your home with our specially developed collection, celebrating Milton Avery’s first comprehensive exhibition in Europe.

Explore our rich selection of reproductions, beautifully capturing the essence of Avery’s work.

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‘William Kentridge’ is here
Have you spotted William Kentridge’s electrifying artwork taking over the London Underground recently?

Our major autumn exhibition opens this week, with Friends preview days on 21, 22 and 23 September.

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Royal Academy Schools

Applications open

The RA Schools three-year Postgraduate Programme in Fine Art is now open to applicants for entry in October 2023.

To find out more about the programme, register for the upcoming virtual Open Day taking place on Wednesday 2 November 2022.

Applications close on 11 December 2022.

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