In pictures: Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2017


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David Parry

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Tracey Emin’s neon work And I Said I Love You! can be seen in this view of Exhibition Room VI

From paintings and sculptures to photographs and architectural blueprints, you’ll find them all at this year’s Royal Academy Summer Exhibition.

Here is a selection of the more than 1,200 works that will be on display at the Academy’s central London home from 13 June to 20 August.

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Marina Abramovic

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This image of Marina Abramovic, entitled The Cleaner, shows the Serbian artist holding a pair of shovels

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Eileen Cooper

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Eileen Cooper, the exhibition’s coordinator, has found room for one of her own paintings, entitled Till the Morning Comes

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David Mach

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Scottish artist David Mach’s love of bright colours is evident in this large-scale work

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Carole Robb

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Fellow Scot Carole Robb, meanwhile, channels the spirit of Romantic literature in Showers with Heroes – Byron

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Donald Sultan

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Aqua Button Flower June 30 2015 sees US painter Donald Sultan continue his series of brightly coloured button-flower combos

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David Parry

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Full House by Dublin-born artist Sean Scully can be seen in the far wall of this view of another room in this year’s exhibition

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Hassan Hajjaj

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Moroccan artist Hassan Hajjaj continues his survey of Marrakesh bike culture in Henna Bikers

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Yinka Shonibare/Fiona Rae

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Other works on display include Ballet Africa by Yinka Shonibare and Many-Coloured Messenger Seeks Her Fortune by Fiona Rae

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David Parry

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Shonibare has also designed one of his trademark Wind Sculptures for the RA’s forecourt

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David Parry

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A room full of architectural drawings and blueprints also forms part of this year’s exhibition

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