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May 2024

• An interview with Alvaro Barrington

• The National Gallery in London at 200

• The sticky relationship between art and the oil industry

• How the Hirshhorn Museum keeps things fresh

Plus: the delicate art of Meissen, a bronze statue claimed by both Thailand and Cambodia, why art should be a multi-sensory pleasure, and a preview of TEFAF New York, and reviews of 15th-century French art in Paris, Japan’s Arts and Crafts movement in London and Pierre Huyghe in Venice.



Apollo's wandering eye on the art world, taking a rakish perspective on art and museum stories

Judy Chicago: Revelations

In this survey of the artist’s six-decade career at the Serpentine, drawings take centre stage

17 May 2024

Isaac Julien: Lessons of the Hour

The artist’s 10-channel film about the life and legacy of the abolitionist Frederick Douglass has been recently acquired by MoMA

17 May 2024

Art and Social Change in Spain (1885–1910)

Spanish painting took a more realistic turn in the late 19th century, as this exhibition at the Prado demonstrates

17 May 2024

Splendor and Misery: New Objectivity in Germany

After the First World War, German artists took an unflinching look at the realities of everyday life in the Weimar Republic

17 May 2024

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