If at first you don’t suc­ceed

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The ‘not the royal academy’ ex­hi­bi­tion is back for its 27th year, at the llewellyn alexan­der gallery, 124– 126, the Cut, lon­don se1, from June 13 to au­gust 19.

in­spired by the sa­lon des re­fusés held in Paris in the 19th cen­tury, the show fea­tures paint­ings that didn’t make it into the royal academy summer ex­hi­bi­tion; ev­ery year, more than 12,000 works are sub­mit­ted, but only 800 reach the ra’s walls (Coun­try Life, May 31). those ex­hib­ited in Water­loo are all for sale and can be taken away upon pur­chase, cre­at­ing space for fur­ther paint­ings as the show con­tin­ues (020–7620 1322; www.llewelly­nalexan­der.com).

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