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Varnishing Day: A Moment in Time

100 artists, 100 contributions, 1 collaborative portfolio - made specially for the Friends and Supporters of the Royal Academy.

Conceived by Hughie O’Donoghue RA & David Mach RA with the assistance of Ian Ritchie RA, the portfolio includes work from British art and architecture heavyweights Tracey Emin RA, Grayson Perry RA, Yinka Shonibare RA and Farshid Moussavi RA.

 Images in video below.

 

The Varnishing Day portfolio is excluded from Friends discount and all other discounts or promotions.

 

Explore our Frames to find the perfect way to display your favourite works.

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Dimensions 40 x 3.9 x 29cm
Fabric & material Paper
No. of Pages 100
SKU 12090903

Delivery & returns information

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 orders will be dispatched once the RA has reopened. We will be in touch once the RA has reopened and once your order has been dispatched. 

During this period our Returns Policy will be extended. For any order queries, please Contact Us

Free UK delivery on orders £50 and over

International delivery is based on weight and delivery country, and will be calculated at Checkout

Updated 19 May 2020

We are delivering! Enjoy free shipping on orders above £50. £5.95 P&P for orders below £50. International delivery will be calculated at Checkout. The Royal Academy is temporarily closed, Collection is not available at this time.

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Product story

With the onset of the global pandemic, and for the first time in the history of the RA, the Summer Exhibition 2020 was postponed. The portfolio represents the first time in our history that our community of Royal Academicians have collaborated on one piece of work - a taking of the temperature of British art at a crucial time, documenting what our RAs were doing, thinking and making on 1 June. The day when, for the past 252 years, Royal Academicians celebrate the start of the Summer Exhibition and put the finishing touches to their works, Varnishing Day.  

Varnishing Day: A Moment in Time 

Containing 100 digital reproduction prints each 33cm x 24.5cm | Printed on Mohawk Superfine Ultrawhite Eggshell 216gsm | Published by Hurtwood and the RA | Printed in the UK by Pureprint

 

We are hugely grateful for the support of our Friends, now more than ever, as the RA still faces financial challenges. All sales of the portfolio support the RA and help us ensure that we are here for you - and everyone - long into the future. 

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