This May, Apollo previews the 56th edition of the Venice Biennale, and features articles on the new Whitney in New York, the Waddesdon bequest, and art collecting in Hong Kong. Christopher Turner talks to George Loudon about his collection of Victorian scientific objects, and Peter Doig tells Martin Gayford about how the past returns in his paintings. Plus: Gavin Stamp on Ödön Lecher and Emma Crichton-Miller on the market for Italian terracottas. Preview the issue below.
Aaron Rosen on ‘Richard Diebenkorn’
Christopher Woodward on ‘Painting Paradise: The Art of the Garden’
Ara H. Merjian on ‘Giorgio Morandi 1890–1964′
Isabel Stevens on The Long March of Pop: Art, Music, and Design, 1930–1995, by Thomas Crow Marcus Waithe on Ruskin’s Venice: The Stones Revisited, by Sarah Quill & Carrying Off the Palaces: John Ruskin’s Lost Daguerreotypes, by Ken and Jenny Jacobson James Purdon on Futures of Surrealism: Myth, Science Fiction and Fantastic Art in France, 1936–1969, by Gavin Parkinson