With a history stretching back nearly 250 years, the Royal Academy of Arts’ annual Summer Exhibition has withstood world wars and seismic cultural change to remain an uninterrupted fixture in the British art world’s calendar.
Now in its 247th year, 2015′s Summer Exhibition is a meticulously curated selection of works from contemporary artists the world over, some emerging, some established.
But, just what is it that has kept audiences enthralled for centuries? From its inception to the present day form, we look back on a showcase of artistic excellence.
SS15 has seen Reiss partner with luxury travel brand, Steamline Luggage, to produce a capsule collection of wheeled suitcases.
To mark the occasion, the My Life In A Suitcase series will follow one man and his suitcase around for a summer of foreign sojourns.
After departing from Scotland and travelling to Barcelona with a monogrammed Reiss X Steamline Luggage case by his side, here Chris Millington touches down in Miami. Discover the city through Chris’ eyes.