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The RA is the home of art and ideas. Explore our selection of books about art and artists. From RA catalogues to Collectors Editions. Titles on art history and theory to titles for young, budding artists.

What's On

The perfect accompaniment to the our expansive exhibition programme, these titles are essential reading for anyone looking for additional insight into the artists and displays at the Royal Academy of Arts.

Read of the Month

"As we enter another national lockdown, this book is invaluable not only as an account of what happened in 2020, but as a guide to the challenges faced by our beloved arts institutions around the world."   
                                                                         - Anni, Book Buyer

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New RA Publications

Explore the lastest titles in the Royal Academy's vast library of publications - from fascinating exhibition catalogues, in-depth monographs and charming artist sketchbooks.

David Hockney Sumo limited edition ‘A Bigger Book’ with Bookstand