Summer sales at the shop of the new

June 17 1990

The Sunday Telegraph, June 17 1990

 

 

“Summer sales at the shop of the new”

 

Stephen Jones on the “artistic” marketplace that is the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

 

On the subject of hanging, one of the best drawings in the show, Alexandra Calinescu’s Borough Market, is lost, jammed against the doorcase in the Lecture Room: perhaps that is why this very good picture had not yet sold when I saw it.