The Royal Academy Of Arts

It is a highly regarded institution in London, the capital city of the United Kingdom. It is located in Piccadilly's Burlington House, the home of the Royal Academy of Arts (RA). In 1768, it was established as an independent, privately-funded organization run by renowned painters and architects. It aims to foster an appreciation for the visual arts through exhibitions, education, and debate.

The Academy of Florence

Accademia dell'Arte del Disegno: founded in 1562

The Academy of Rome

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The French Academy of Fine Arts

Académie des Beaux-Arts: founded in 1816

The High Purpose

One of Britain's most prominent art organizations, the Royal Academy of Arts (RA), aims to foster an appreciation of visual art through exhibitions and educational programs.
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The History Of Foundation

Sculptor Henry Cheere and other members of the Society for the Promotion of Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce attempted to establish an independent academy of arts in 1755, which led to the creation of the Royal Institution of Artists.

The Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce, which included Cheere and William Hogarth (the celebrated 18th-century artist), had several painters in its ranks before this, including St Martin's Lane Academy. Nevertheless, a document known as an "Instrument" was nearly identical to Cheere's 1755 charter when it was used to establish the Royal Academy of Arts more than a decade later. Art societies in Great Britain and Ireland were created in response to St Martin's Lane Academy, which had been a great success. Architect Sir William Chambers, the head of the British government's Office of Works, was able to secure royal patronage and financial support for the Academy thanks to his connections with King George III.
With an annual exhibition and "establishing a school or academy of design" for students in art, King George III established the Royal Academy of Arts on December 10, 1768. Initially, it was a school that taught drawing, painting, and sculpture to young artists who were considered to be talented enough. One of the founders, Sir William Chambers, is depicted in a satirical painting attempting to slay the eight-headed hydra of the Incorporated Society of Artists. Joshua Reynolds was the first president, and Francis Milner Newton, who served as secretary for two decades before departing in 1788, was the first secretary. There were 34 founders and 40 total members named in the document of establishment signed by George III on December 10, 1768.
The Royal Academy of Arts only accepts 80 members who are "professionally active in Britain" in one of the fine arts, such as painting, sculpture, engraving, printmaking, or architecture. When they reach the age of 75, they are elevated to the status of Senior Academicians, which opens up seats for new Members, who are nominated and elected each year by the current RAs in the department. Academy membership includes donating one of your works to the Permanent Collection, which is a requirement for all members. There are a number of well-known artists and architects who have served as Royal Academicians in the past, including Sir Joshua Reynolds, John Constable, Thomas Gainsborough, J.M.W. Turner, and Edwin Landseer.