From Bruce Lee to Blobbyland – a guide to London Gallery Weekend

With more than 150 exhibitions staged across the capital, Apollo’s editors pick out the ones they don’t want to miss

19 May 2023

4 things to see: the coronation of Charles III

From a special ointment to an Aztec stone, we have gathered together a set of essentials to get the new King through his big day

5 May 2023

4 things to see: International Dance Day

Art and dance have been engaged in a pas de deux for centuries

28 Apr 2023
watercolour painting of a girl in a kitchen

Unhappy medium – the pensive watercolours of Richard Foster Yarde

The American artist’s melancholy approach is part of a much punchier tradition says Elisa Germán, co-curator of a show at Harvard Art Museums

27 Apr 2023

4 things to see: Earth Day

How artists have used their practice to document climate change and reflect on our relationship to our planet

21 Apr 2023
Sinking of titanic painting

4 things to see: the sinking of the Titanic

A telegram sent from the ship and a tobacco pipe owned by a junior engineer are among our pick of objects not to miss this week

14 Apr 2023

4 things to see: the birth of the Internet

From a portrait of Ada Lovelace to digital paintings and installations, we take a look at 4 of the most searching artworks related to the Internet age

7 Apr 2023

4 things to see: April Fool’s Day

Our pick of art about folly that it would be unwise to overlook

31 Mar 2023

The restless side of Felix Vallotton’s sleeping woman

At the MAH in Geneva, the artist Ugo Rondinone has rehung Le Sommeil to bring its livelier side to the fore, explains curator Samuel Gross

28 Mar 2023

4 things to see this week: International Tuberculosis Day

How the deadly disease inspired generations of artists and writers

24 Mar 2023

4 things to see this week: St Patrick’s Day

From James Joyce’s Ulysses to Francis Bacon’s screaming portraits, we’ve picked 4 objects to bring you closer to many myths of Ireland

17 Mar 2023

4 things to see this week: the legacy of the Jesuits

How the society of Jesus became one of the most important religious orders in the history of art

10 Mar 2023

4 things to see this week: International Women’s Day

Our pick of the most powerful works by women artists who have used their practices to champion greater equality

3 Mar 2023

A Netherlandish Saint Luke dressed up to the nines

Stephan Kemperdick of Berlin’s Gemäldegalerie talks Apollo through Hugo van der Goes’s stylish depiction of the saint

27 Feb 2023

Beyond TEFAF – the shows to see in and around Maastricht this month

There’s plenty to see beyond the walls of the MECC, including Flemish Caravaggism in Ghent, Swedish mysticism in Brussels and a once-in-a-lifetime Vermeer show in Amsterdam

24 Feb 2023
The artist Marc Camille Chaimowicz at home

In the studio with… Marc Camille Chaimowicz

The elusive artist discourages visitors but enjoys the company of a mysterious wooden statue that was left behind by a previous occupant

23 Feb 2023

The fifth edition of the Ithra Art Prize is open for submissions

Contemporary artists who are from or have been based in the Arab world for at least 10 years are eligible to apply for the $100,000 grant

22 Feb 2023

The world’s richest man makes quite an impression

The luxury conglomerate led by the French tycoon presented a Caillebotte to the Musée d’Orsay this week, but that didn’t stop him being denounced by pension protesters

4 Feb 2023

Acquisitions of the Month: January 2023

A first for the Frick and a Caillebotte at the Musée d’Orsay are among the most important works to enter museum collections this month

3 Feb 2023

The tale of the magpie that taunted a tiger

Robert Mintz of the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco explains how tensions between tigers and magpies in Korean folk tales made their way on to a porcelain vase

30 Jan 2023

The Azerbaijani artist turning fleeting moments into poetic paintings

Cesar Mammadov draws inspiration from his home city of Baku and the landscapes he encounters on his travels

26 Jan 2023

‘Drawn from life: biography in British art history’ – a talk at London Art Fair

A panel discussion with Peter Parker (writer) and Florence Evans (art historian, curator and dealer). Chaired by Samuel Reilly

12 Jan 2023
Portrait of Sarah Bernhardt (detail; 1876), Georges Clairin.

The major art anniversaries to look out for in 2023

Joshua Reynolds, Sarah Bernhardt and Pablo Picasso are all being celebrated in anniversary events this year

28 Dec 2022
Douglas Gordon

In the studio with… Douglas Gordon

The Glaswegian artist works in the dark to a soundtrack of Irish rebel music and keeps a Narwhal penis bone next to his rifle and arctic wolf

8 Dec 2022