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Apollo Awards 2023

December 2023

• The Pop sculptures of Marisol

• The rise of the Renaissance woman

• Canine art at the Kennel Club

• Building modern India

Plus: festive geese for the table, the demand for French art deco furniture, visions of heaven and hell at the Morgan Library, and reviews of Venetian painting in Munich, John Lavery in Dublin and an 18th-century guide to marble





Christmas Tree Installation 2023: Power Plant

The V&A’s annual festive commission is a four-metre-tall kinetic sculpture by design duo Isabel + Helen

8 Dec 2023

The Neapolitan Crèche

A spectacular baroque nativity scene featuring some 200 figures is now on show at the Art Institute of Chicago

8 Dec 2023

Christmas Tree and Neapolitan Baroque Crèche

A presepio scene by the sculptor Giuseppe Sanmartino is paired with a 20-foot-tree at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

8 Dec 2023

Christmas at the Jägerhof

The Museum of Saxon Folk Art in Dresden is exploring regional festive traditions – not least the elaborate shadow plays from the town of Sebnitz

8 Dec 2023

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