Rejected classical architects hold rebel show

The Salon des Refuses at the Art Workers' Guild

Salon des Refusés staged after RA snub

Classical architects staged a “Salon des Refusés” exhibition of 30 pieces of work rejected by the Royal Academy for its Summer Exhibition.

All but one of the works submitted by members of the RIBA’s Traditional Architecture Group (TAG) were rejected for Piers Gough’s architecture room this year.

“Licking our wounds and in the spirit of light hearted rebellion, we decided to have an exhibition of these refused entries – a Salon des Refusés,” said TAG chairman Francis Terry.

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