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Calyx by Bryan Kneale RA

This unique work is one of a pair of intricate, small-scale drawings taken directly from Bryan Kneale RA’s sketchbook. Please note, this unique work is available for collection only from the Royal Academy of Arts.

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Artwork details

Dimensions 38.5 x 31cm
Fabric & material Ink Drawing On Paper
Unique work
Medium Drawing

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Service Update (updated 19 March 2020)

We want to make sure your order reaches you as safely as possible. Therefore, due to the outbreak of COVID-19, all purchases of unframed prints from the RA Editions store will be dispatched once the RA has reopened. Delivery charges are detailed here. Please note that purchses of unique works that are for collection only will only be available for collection once the RA has reopened. The RA Editions Team will be in touch regarding all orders upon the RA reopening. 

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Updated 19 May 2020

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Product story

This unique work is one of a pair of intricate, small-scale drawings taken directly from Bryan Kneale RA’s sketchbook. Kneale is renowned as an abstract sculptor whose work ranges in scale from pieces that can be hand-held to monumental sculptural commissions. Often working in metal, Kneale’s works are characterised by curved and spiked forms that often create a sense of tension or balance. This delicate drawing explores a futuristic cellular form, as if growing under examination through a microscope.

This work part of a collection of work by Royal Academicians including Gillian Ayres and Basil Beattie which are being presented in celebration of the Academy’s ‘Abstract Expressionism’ exhibition. It is displayed near the entrance to the Grand Café in the Royal Academy of Arts’ main building on Piccadilly.

Artist Sales: This work is sold by the artist. The sale is facilitated by RA Enterprises (RAE) for which RAE receives a commission from the artist only.