In the September edition of the Apollo podcast, Thomas Marks is joined by acclaimed artist and filmmaker Isaac Julien and writer and academic James Cahill to discuss the inaugural Apollo 40 Under 40 – a selection of inspiring young figures from the European art world today. Apollo web editor Maggie Gray introduces major art news stories, including the destruction of cultural heritage in Syria and Iraq, and a spate of thefts from cultural sites in northern Italy. Writer and art consultant Jack Wakefield joins the pod to discuss the challenges facing the UK’s regional museums at a time of straitened funding: what place now for temporary exhibitions, acquisitions and curatorial expertise?
Editor’s Letter: Italian Lessons (Thomas Marks)
Inquiry: Hard times for the UK’s regional museums? (Jack Wakefield)
Arts Council Funding: Winners and Losers (Maggie Gray)
The loss of the National Glass Centre would be a shattering blow