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date: 16 May 2021

academy. 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of Art
Author(s):
Ian ChilversIan Chilvers

An association of artists, scholars, etc. that aims to maintain professional standards and to promote the affairs of its members. The original Academy was an olive grove outside Athens where Plato and his successors taught philosophy, and his school of philosophy was therefore known as ‘The Academy’. In the Italian ... ...

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