Book competition

Your chance to win ‘Picturing America: the Golden Age of Pictorial Maps’ by Stephen J. Hornsby

12 May 2017
Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington (1829), Sir Thomas Lawrence. © National Portrait Gallery, London

Acquisitions of the month: April 2017

The finest new additions to public art collections, from the final portrait of the 1st Duke of Wellington, to a rare Modigliani sculpture

9 May 2017
Berengo Studio glassmasters working on a Tony Cragg sculpture, ‘Glasstress 2009’. Courtesy Fondazione Berengo

The man on a mission to re-energise Murano glass

‘Letting Murano glass die is like allowing the Colosseum to collapse’

8 May 2017
Adam Lowe

The Apollo podcast: Adam Lowe

Thomas Marks talks to the founder of the Factum Foundation about how digital technologies are conserving world heritage

4 May 2017

Book competition

Your chance to win ‘Genre Paintings in the Mauritshuis’, edited by Maud Lankester and Yvette Bruijnen

28 Apr 2017

Do museum directors need curatorial experience?

It takes all manner of skills and qualities to run a top institution – or at least to do it well.

24 Apr 2017
Photo: Andreas Laszlo Konrath; courtesy David Zwirner, New York/London

‘It’s hard to figure out why Giacometti is so good’

Carol Bove on Alberto Giacometti, the Venice Biennale, and being ‘spiritually Swiss’

17 Apr 2017

Book competition

Your chance to win ‘Stanley Spencer: Looking to heaven’, edited by John Spencer (Unicorn Press)

13 Apr 2017
Selection of archival material from the Max Beckmann Bequest. Staatsgemäldesammlungen, Max Beckmann Archiv

Acquisitions of the month: March 2017

The finest new additions to public art collections, from rare Fabergé animals in London to Canadian masterpieces in Ottawa

5 Apr 2017
Sappho and Erinna in a Garden at Mytilene (1864), Simeon Solomon. Courtesy of Tate

Eight art events to get to in April

Highlights include shows devoted to Botticelli, Balla, and Walker Evans, and Tate’s ‘Queer British Art’ exhibition

4 Apr 2017