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

Should museums be dabbling in NFTs?

Bernadine Bröcker Wieder and Douglas McCarthy consider what museums are really selling when they mint NFTs – and what serious collectors want

25 Oct 2021
Helen Cammock, working at the Istituto Centrale della Grafica, Rome.

In the studio with… Helen Cammock

The artist works between studios in Brighton and London – where her best visitor is her Bedlington-whippet puppy

18 Oct 2021
Tschabalala Self in her studio in New Haven, photographed in 2020.

In the studio with… Tschabalala Self

The artist has a strict curfew when it comes to working late in her studio in New Haven – her absolute cut-off is 7pm

13 Oct 2021

My cultural city – the contemporary buzz of Geneva, with Aviel Cahn

The general director of the Grand Théâtre de Genève picks out his highlights from a city that increasingly embraces contemporary culture

7 Oct 2021

Richard Serra Drawings – an online discussion

To coincide with ‘Richard Serra Drawings’ (until 17 December) at Ordovas in London, Apollo and Ordovas presented a live-streamed discussion on Tuesday 12 October. Watch it here.

5 Oct 2021
Michael Craig-Martin photographed by Caroline True

In the studio with… Michael Craig-Martin

The conceptual artist is careful about who he invites to the studio, but counts George Michael as one of his most interesting visitors

29 Sep 2021

Is this a golden age for art galleries?

Georgina Adam and Andrew Russeth wonder if changing circumstances might not suit bricks-and-mortar galleries down to the ground

27 Sep 2021
Elizabeth Neel: LIMB AFTER LIMB (still detail; 2021), Andrew Neel.

In the studio with… Elizabeth Neel

The painter can’t listen to music when she works because she can’t get the songs out of her head – so it’s baseball on the radio instead

22 Sep 2021

Introducing the Apollo 40 Under 40 Art & Tech

This year’s list of the most talented young people working with tech in the art world

20 Sep 2021

In the studio with… Sarah Staton

With prehistoric carvings and stills from ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ on the walls, the artist’s studio is a mix of the past and yesterday’s vision of the future

15 Sep 2021
Gilbert & George, photographed at their home (and studio) in London, 2021.

In the studio with… Gilbert & George

The duo’s east London studio is, they say, the world’s cleanest, so that they can be as dirty as they want in their art

8 Sep 2021
Illustration: David Biskup

Does the art world have a sense of humour?

Susan Moore and Niru Ratman wonder if anyone is still enjoying themselves

31 Aug 2021
Kaye Donachie in her London studio

In the studio with… Kaye Donachie

The painter prefers her studio to be tidy, but it doesn’t stay that way for long – and she’s completely oblivious to the smell of turpentine and oil paint

30 Aug 2021