Jock McFadyen, photographed in 2021 by Anne Purkiss

In the studio with… Jock McFadyen

The painter of urban desolation explains why boredom is essential for painting and how motorbikes relieve the monotony

24 Jan 2022

The Art of Life: Adam Foulds

The novelist Adam Foulds talks about three of his favourite works of art, and how incorporating the National Gallery into his most recent novel was ‘an act of homage’

19 Jan 2022

Arty books and films to look out for in 2022

From a caper about the pensioner who swiped a Goya to the memoir of a curator who came in from the cold – the must-see movies and a first reading list for art lovers

7 Jan 2022

The Art of Life: Maaza Mengiste

The novelist Maaza Mengiste talks to Sophie Barling about the three works of art that mean the most to her – and how she sees every image as a self-portrait

6 Jan 2022

What artists need to know about art law

The final episode of Apollo and Charles Russell Speechlys’ art law series explores how artists might best navigate the legal obligations that are placed on them

4 Jan 2022
Reflection with Two Children (Self-portrait)

The major art anniversaries to look out for in 2022

The year ahead brings significant anniversaries and, consequently, blockbuster exhibitions for Lucian Freud, Piet Mondrian and Rosa Bonheur

2 Jan 2022

The Art of Life: Charlotte Higgins

The journalist and author Charlotte Higgins talks to Sophie Barling about the three works of art that mean the most to her

21 Dec 2021
Photo: Inam Malik

In the studio with… Salman Toor

The Lahore-born painter keeps his spacious New York studio scrupulously clean and tidy – but he’ll never sleep in it again, all the same

16 Dec 2021

My cultural city – the creative charms of Zurich, with Santiago Calatrava

The architect and engineer Santiago Calatrava offers a tour – from the buildings he loves to the restaurants where he feels most at home

15 Dec 2021

The Apollo 40 Under 40 Art & Tech podcast: collecting and technology

The gallerist Kelani Nichole and Jessica Oralkan, co-founder of a digital museum for collectors, discuss how new technologies are transforming collecting

13 Dec 2021

The digital marketplace – an art law briefing

In the second episode of Apollo and Charles Russell Speechlys’ art law series, Aleksandra Artamonovskaja and Bernadine Bröcker Wieder take stock of the digital art market

12 Dec 2021

Rethinking museum governance – an art law briefing

In the first episode of Apollo and Charles Russell Speechlys’ art law series, Xavier Bray and Charles Saumarez Smith discuss the legal responsibilities of museum trustees

10 Dec 2021
Blume photo: Walter Mussi; McCarthy photo: Cam McLeod

The Apollo 40 Under 40 Art & Tech podcast: the ethics of tech

Clara Blume, a cultural diplomat for Austria, and the US artist and programmer Lauren Lee McCarthy talk to Gabrielle Schwarz about the future of big tech

9 Dec 2021

My cultural city – fine art and festivals in Lausanne, with Patrick Gyger

The director of the PLATEFORME 10 arts district picks out his highlights from a city rich with cultural surprises

8 Dec 2021
David Shrigley in 2016. Photo: Jack Taylor/Getty Images

In the studio with… David Shrigley

Renowned for his quirky drawings, the artist extols the virtues of his paint-spattered sink and the benefits of a good nap

3 Dec 2021
Cheng photo: Rachel Rose; Kudsk Steensen photo: Pablo Castagnola

The Apollo 40 Under 40 Art & Tech podcast: the art of gaming

Ian Cheng and Jakob Kudsk Steensen talk to Gabrielle Schwarz about using video-game engines to create their art

3 Dec 2021
Shilpa Gupta photographed in her studio in Mumbai

In the studio with… Shilpa Gupta

The artist’s studio in Mumbai is animated by the rumbling of the railway – and home to a collection of cough-syrup bottles

25 Nov 2021
The M+ Museum in Hong Kong.

Is the M+ Museum still a good idea?

In Hong Kong’s increasingly repressive political climate, can the M+ Museum sustain the cultural optimism it once promised?

22 Nov 2021

My Cultural City – the magic of Bern and Thun, with Nina Zimmer

The director of the Kunstmuseum Bern and the Zentrum Paul Klee picks out her highlights in two of Switzerland’s most charming cities

11 Nov 2021

In the studio with… Lynn Hershman Leeson

The pioneering new media artist has seven computers in her studio – and their hum provides a constant soundtrack to her work

9 Nov 2021
Photo: Elmar Vestner (2020)

In the studio with… Elmgreen & Dragset

The artists sometimes still sleep in their studio in Berlin – but not with each other, any more

2 Nov 2021
Aaron Kudi.

‘You get to give objects a new life’ – an interview with Aaron Kudi

The sculptor talks to Apollo about the role of chance, rap music, and investigating spirituality

1 Nov 2021
Dry lacquer head of a bodhisattva, Tang dynasty (8th century) (left); an exceptional Indian sword or shamshir (early 19th century) (right).

The Asian Art in London Art Awards 2021: the winners

Apollo presents the winners of the Asian Art in London Art Awards 2021

29 Oct 2021
Lucy McKenzie at Tate Liverpool, 2021.

In the studio with… Lucy McKenzie

The artist with a training in trompe l’oeil painting keeps ring binders with recipes for gilding and how to create a convincing sky

29 Oct 2021