Rather than seeing replicas as knock-offs, we should think of them like maps or models
In his bicentenary year, the Scottish architect Alexander ‘Greek’ Thomson should be getting more attention
Swiss artist Meret Oppenheim’s objects – she referred to them as ‘things’ – are still deeply unsettling, drawing you into their worlds and their logic
This April, Apollo features articles on Ovid’s influence, Soviet propaganda porcelain, and transforming the Uffizi in Florence. 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.
This year Documenta will be split between Kassel and Athens. Is this ‘crisis tourism’ or will it spotlight the city’s overlooked contemporary art scene?
Eight years on from the earthquake that claimed 309 lives, reconstruction work is still underway, hampered by bureaucracy and corruption
Gothic cathedrals were designed to withstand enormous wind pressures, so Soissons has been exceptionally unlucky
Manchester has received the lion’s share of recent arts funding in northern England, to the irritation of other leading cities. Can its success benefit everyone?
Here’s what we stand to lose if Libya’s heritage cannot be protected.
Giorgio Vasari’s ‘Last Supper’ was severely damaged in the devastating Florence floods of 1966. Fifty years later, it’s back on display after one of the most complex conservation projects ever undertaken
Kimbell Art Museum, Texas
An extensive survey of Louis Kahn’s most important architectural projects captured in an impressive collection of models, drawings, photographs and films
26 Mar - 25 Jun 2017
Galleria Giorgio Franchetti, Venice
These 25 antique carpets are some of the most prized examples of the textiles that came to Venice in the 15th and 16th centuries along Oriental trade routes
23 Mar - 23 Jul 2017
Grand Palais, Paris
This major exhibition not only explores the work of the great sculptor, but the many ways in which artists have been inspired by him, from his lifetime to the present day
22 Mar - 31 Jul 2017
National Portrait Gallery, London
Challenging traditional forms of representation, Hodgkin’s portraits choose to explore memory, emotion, and the relationships between people and places
23 Mar - 18 Jun 2017
The most inspirational young people in the Asia Pacific art world