Takesada Matsutani is one of the surviving members of the avant-garde Gutai group. He explains how its spirit still influences his work
English Heritage wants jousting to be recognised as an Olympic sport – but perhaps it’s a more complicated activity altogether?
The Mexican artist discusses his work, his experimental education and the importance of tools, as his solo exhibition opens at Fruitmarket Gallery
Forming a corporate art collection is easy, but keeping it together is hard – and selling it is even harder.
Neither painter seems afraid of trying new things in their respective shows at the Royal Academy and Serpentine Gallery
This July/August, Apollo previews Parcours des Mondes, and features articles on the influence of Umberto Boccioni, the art of Fiji, and the role of the French culture ministry. Matthew Wilcox talks to Japanese artist Takesada Matsutani about the Gutai group, and Susan Moore meets tribal art collector Marc Ladreit de Lacharrière. Plus: Shakespeare and architecture and Alan Hollinghurst on Aubrey Beardsley. Preview the issue below.
The combination of climate change and apathy is a perfect storm for cultural sites around the world
The Bourne & Shepherd studio in Kolkata has a long history, but fire and the advent of the digital age have closed it down. Thankfully, its legacy lives on
Umberto Boccioni’s untimely death in 1916 turned him into the tragic hero of Futurism – and helped the artist’s reputation flourish abroad
It’s annoying that we can’t sketch knickers at the V&A, but more annoying that footfall takes precedence over engagement
The curators’ vision of an iDystopian world can only work if it’s all-encompassing. The more obvious artworks just dilute the effect
The Fitzwilliam Museum showcases its stunning collection of Medieval illuminated manuscripts
Clark explores the hidden experience of state control during the ‘war on terror’ in this exhibition at the Imperial War Museum
The Pergamonmuseum brings together photographs by Mohamad al-Roumi that show a different side to Syria
The Getty highlights the work of six 20th-century British artists who revolutionised figurative painting