This April, Apollo features articles on the influence of Ovid, Soviet propaganda porcelain, and how the Uffizi in Florence is being transformed by its new director. Jim Dine talks to Martin Gayford about his experimental printmaking, and Swiss sculptor Not Vital reflects on the art he collects with Susan Moore. Plus: Culture wars in Bosnia, and the genius of Alexander ‘Greek’ Thomson. Preview the issue below.
Swiss artist Meret Oppenheim’s objects – she referred to them as ‘things’ – are still deeply unsettling, drawing you into their worlds and their logic
Gothic cathedrals were designed to withstand enormous wind pressures, so Soissons has been exceptionally unlucky
Fears are growing that Donald Trump’s administration means to abolish the National Endowment for the Arts. What would it mean for US culture if they did?
It was Berger’s ability to listen that made him such an important storyteller
Musée du Quai Branly–Jacques Chirac, Paris
Personal documents and objects, as well as significant works of art, highlight Picasso’s enduring fascination with non-Western artistic practices
28 Mar - 23 Jul 2017
Ben Uri Gallery, London
Two exhibitions look at the German artists who arrived in London in the first half of the 20th century attempting to re-establish their careers and identity
29 Mar - 18 Jun 2017
The French-Algerian artist presents a new textile installation exploring ideas of recovery, identity, and the relationship between the past and the present
31 Mar - 1 Oct 2017
More than 30 works, accompanied by rarely before seen films and photographs of the artist, explore Klein’s brief but incredibly influential career
29 Mar - 20 Aug 2017
The most inspirational young people in the Asia Pacific art world