Apollo

March 2021

• The world of Noël Coward

• Has the UK government abandoned the arts?

• An interview with Gillian Wearing

• Francis Bacon’s obsession with beasts

Plus: the tent-tomb of Richard Burton, the pros and cons of colourising old photographs, Louis Kahn’s concrete castles, the Royal Collection’s most attentive royal curator, and the Uffizi’s new cooking show

Art news daily

Rakewell

Ghost Words: Reading the Past

A virtual display of palimpsests at Cambridge University Library reveals how scholars have sought to recover erased texts

5 Mar 2021

The Mausoleum of Augustus

The palatial resting place of Rome’s first emperor finally opens its doors to visitors

5 Mar 2021

Niki de Saint Phalle: Structures for Life

Explore the fantastical world of the avant-garde sculptor, who sought to imagine ‘a new kind of life’

5 Mar 2021

Marinus: Painter from Reymerswale

The Prado hosts the first survey dedicated to this 16th-century painter of saints and tax collectors

5 Mar 2021

Subscribe to Apollo newsletters
and special offers

Sign up today to receive Apollo highlights direct to your inbox – and be the first to know about Apollo events, special offers, and what's in the latest issue