The Perfect Place to Grow: 175 years of the RCA

Monday, 26 November 2012

Spike by David Mach, 2011

Founded in 1837, the Royal College of Art is celebrating its 175-year history with The Perfect Place to Grow, an exhibition that looks to the institution's illustrious alumni for inspiration, spanning art and product design.

The Perfect Place to Grow by Tracey Emin, 2001

The show opens with a multimedia visual timeline of the college's history, and includes key pieces such as Tracey Emin's The Perfect Place to Grow, Ron Arad's Rover chair and Ridley Scott's film Blade Runner.

Shower by Richard Wentworth, 1984

The exhibition runs until 3 January 2013. Subscribers can read our full review here.