Apollo Awards 2022

December 2022

A very proud Mary in Florence

The fantasies of Henry Fuseli

Art in the time of the AIDS crisis

Can contemporary art be funny?

Plus: reframing the Fitzwilliam Museum, a brief history of mulled wine, what’s next for NFTs and, in reviews: the triumph of the Tudors, ways of seeing at the Wellcome Collection and the unfashionable art of Ruskin Spear



Femme Fatale: Gaze – Power – Gender  

The Hamburger Kunsthalle considers how the trope of the seductress has long cast its spell over the history of Western art

2 Dec 2022

Visions of Naval Might: A Marine Painting for the Great Elector

The Dutch lawyer Olfert de Vrij painted ships as a hobby – but they caught the eye of Prussian royalty

2 Dec 2022

Guillermo del Toro: Crafting Pinocchio

A behind-the-scenes look at the creative process behind the celebrated filmmaker’s first stop-motion animation film

2 Dec 2022

China through the Magnifying Glass: Masterpieces in Miniature and Detail

A display of Chinese miniatures explores the diverse cultural and social uses of these small-scale sculptures

2 Dec 2022

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