Standing schist Boddhisattva (detail; 2nd–3rd century AD), northwest Pakistan

The Asian Art in London Art Awards 2019: The Winners

Apollo presents the winners of the Asian Art in London Art Awards 2019

7 Nov 2019
Abraham Lincoln and Queen Victoria (early 20th century). Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Acquisitions of the month: October 2019

Collections of hand-drawn postcards, quilts, and 18th-century French bindings are among this month’s highlights

7 Nov 2019
Landscape with Holy Family (detail; c. 1630), Jan Bruegel II and Pieter van Avont. Caretto & Occhinegro

Seasonal delights at Flashback in Turin

Highlights of the seventh edition of the fair range from seasonal allegories by Giorgio Vasari to Arte Povera stones

30 Oct 2019
Illustration by Simon Landrein

Do museums and galleries do enough for disabled visitors?

Richard Sandell and Chris Ingram discuss why museums still have a long way to go before they can claim to offer a fully accessible experience

28 Oct 2019
Rayyane Tabet in front of Steel Rings (2013–), from the series The Shortest Distance Between Two Points (2007–).

The Apollo 40 under 40 podcast: Rayyane Tabet

The Beirut-based artist talks to Gabrielle Schwarz about his fascination with the lives of objects

22 Oct 2019
The Death of Breuse sans Pitié (detail; 1857; retouched 1865), Dante Gabriel Rossetti.

Acquisitions of the month: September 2019

This month’s highlights include a rock-crystal Venetian coffer and a once-lost watercolour by Rossetti

7 Oct 2019
Christ and St Mary Magdalen at the Tomb (detail; 1636), Rembrandt van Rijn.

‘The spectator should disappear into the works’ – an interview with Peter Suschitzky

The cinematographer discusses his lighting design for the Dulwich Picture Gallery’s upcoming Rembrandt exhibition

23 Sep 2019
Jane Seymour (detail; c. 1537), after Hans Holbein the Younger.

Acquisitions of the month: August 2019

This month’s highlights include paintings of Henry VIII’s favourite wife and Dorothea Tanning’s much-loved dog

10 Sep 2019
The Apollo 40 under 40 Middle East launch party at the Serpentine Pavilion, London, 2019

The Apollo 40 under 40 Middle East launch – in pictures

Celebrating the new, Middle East edition of the Apollo 40 Under 40 at the Serpentine Pavilion

5 Sep 2019

Crafty capers – the art of the heist on screen

The glamour of the art world lends itself perfectly to that most glamourising of movie genres – the heist film

30 Aug 2019
Illustration by Graham Roumieu/Dutch Uncle

Is the writing on the wall for the private funding of museums?

As wealthy donors and corporate sponsors come under increased scrutiny, Maxwell L. Anderson and David Fleming address the future of museum funding

27 Aug 2019
Clevedon Bandstand (1964), Peter Lanyon.

Acquisitions of the month: July 2019

One of Peter Lanyon’s last works and a rare print by Rembrandt are among this month’s highlights

9 Aug 2019
Simon Denny

The Apollo 40 under 40 podcast: Simon Denny

The Berlin-based artist talks to Gabrielle Schwarz about his latest project exploring data and resource mining

5 Aug 2019
Installation view of ANOTHER TIME by Antony Gormley at Turner Contemporary, Margate, 2017.

On the seashore – beachside art around the world

From Barcelona to Venice Beach – with summer in full swing, Apollo rounds up some notable examples of art on the beach

31 Jul 2019
Fakirs, Trinidad (c. 1890), Felix Morin.

Acquisitions of the month: June 2019

Chippendale furniture and early photographs of the Caribbean are among this month’s highlights

15 Jul 2019

The Apollo summer party, in pictures

Leading lights from the art and museum worlds turned out on Monday night for Apollo’s annual summer party

2 Jul 2019
Yellow Monkey; Emma in drawing room, (2019 and 2018), Tal R. © Paradis/Tal R – Copenhagen, and Victoria Miro – London/Venice

‘Over the years you get closer to those things you call impossible’ – an interview with Tal R

The Danish artist talks about his new exhibition at Hastings Contemporary, and the obsessions behind his paintings

1 Jul 2019
Illustration by Graham Roumieu/Dutch Uncle

Is the art world too obsessed with celebrity?

Stephen Patience and Kate Bryan wonder if famous faces can make art more accessible – or do they just get in the way?

1 Jul 2019
The 11 Lewis chess pieces owned by the National Museums Scotland. Photo: © National Museums Scotland

Pawn stars – famous chess sets in art and history

With a rediscovered Lewis chessman coming up for auction in July, Apollo takes a look at other great sets of the noble game

25 Jun 2019
Shoair Mavlian

The Apollo 40 under 40 podcast: Shoair Mavlian

Shoair Mavlian, director of Photoworks, talks to Gabrielle Schwarz about all things photography

7 Jun 2019
Christ as the Good Shepherd, the Preaching of St John the Baptist, and the Baptism of Christ (second half of 16th century), Juan Baptista Cuiris.

Acquisitions of the month: May 2019

A mosaic of feathers from Mexico and a collection of classical gemstones are among this month’s highlights

5 Jun 2019

The Apollo podcast: object lessons

Thomas Marks talks to Ann-Marie Richard from Sotheby’s Institute of Art about the artistry and endurance of great objects – and the skills we need to appreciate them fully

30 May 2019
Leiko Ikemura (b. 1951).

‘I have always set off in new directions’ – an interview with Leiko Ikemura

The Japanese-Swiss artist talks about her work across drawing, painting and ceramics – currently on view in Basel

28 May 2019
Illustration by Graham Roumieu/Dutch Uncle

Should Notre-Dame be reconstructed faithfully?

Paul Binski and Douglas Murphy weigh in on the debate over how Paris’s great cathedral should be rebuilt post-fire

28 May 2019