The Apollo podcast: William Kentridge
Thomas Marks talks to William Kentridge about his new performance project, The Head & the Load
Acquisitions of the month: June 2018
A major giveaway from the Roy Lichtenstein Foundation and a Queen Victoria bust are among this month’s top acquisitions
An evening at the Apollo summer party
Leading figures from the art and museum worlds gathered for Apollo’s annual party on Monday night
Your chance to win a copy of ‘Delacroix’ by Barthélémy Jobert (Princeton University Press)
Your chance to win ‘Visitors to Versailles: From Louis XIV to the French Revolution’ (Metropolitan Museum of Art)
‘I’ve always insisted on remaining an artist’
Sam Gilliam has consistently challenged the traditional premises of painting. As he tells Apollo, his need to make art is as urgent as ever
Acquisitions of the month: May 2018
Two Attic vases once owned by Lucien Bonaparte enter the Louvre, while the Getty acquires its first Rodin bronze
An authentic alliance: craft and luxury
The leading developer Northacre supported London Craft Week this year – a recognition of its commitment to craftsmanship (advertising feature, in association with Northacre)
Your chance to win ‘Beyond the Nile: Egypt and the Classical World’ (Getty Publications)
Should museums display artworks that feature live animals?
Victoria Dailey and Giovanni Aloi consider if there is any place for live animals in modern museums
Your chance to win ‘America’s Cool Modernism: O’Keeffe to Hopper’ by Katherine Bourgignon
‘The Royal Academy remains a great asset that must never be squandered’
Norman Rosenthal, Rebecca Salter, Nick Goss and Sarah Turner share their views on what sets the RA apart
Acquisitions of the month: April 2018
Chris Ofili’s notorious ‘The Holy Virgin Mary’ goes to MoMA and the Baltimore Museum of Art updates its contemporary art collection
Your chance to win ‘Rodin and the art of ancient Greece’ by Celeste Farge, Bénédicte Garnier and Ian Jenkins (Thames & Hudson)
Are museums too preoccupied by visitor numbers?
League tables of museum visitor numbers may generate a lot of media coverage – but do they distract institutions from other priorities?
‘It feels like the sculptures have landed on the roof’
Huma Bhabha discusses sci-fi, politics and her Roof Garden Commission for the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Your chance to win ‘Public Parks, Private Gardens: Paris to Provence’
Acquisitions of the month: March 2018
A major work of land art by Nancy Holt and Liotard’s largest extant work on pastel are among this month’s top acquisitions
Your chance to win ‘The Silver Caesars: A Renaissance Mystery’ by Julia Siemon (ed.)
Have museums been too generous with naming rights?
With the culture sector increasingly relying on philanthropic giving, the role of the donor may merit greater scrutiny
Your chance to win ‘Fra Angelico: Heaven on Earth’ (Paul Holberton)
Are undergraduate degrees in curating useful?
Janna Graham and Niru Ratnam weigh in on whether curating is something that can, or should, be taught
The best of BADA 2018
Arts and Crafts silver, Toulouse-Lautrec and L.S. Lowry – the works not to miss at BADA in London this year
Is the international art world too elitist?
The proliferation of biennials and art fairs has brought with it the rise of a jet-set elite. Do such events encourage meaningful engagement?