ORTA collective.

In the studio with… ORTA collective

The Kazakh collective’s approach to making art involves walking and talking – and even singing – before anything concrete is created

20 Apr 2022

In the studio with… Raqib Shaw

The painter of bejewelled, fantastical scenes has created his very own urban paradise filled with birdsong and the delicate fragrances of seasonal blooms

6 Apr 2022
Andy Warhol photographed in 1973.

US Supreme Court to rule on dispute over Warhol’s use of Prince photograph

Plus: The Met returns looted statues to Libya | Ashton Hawkins (1937–2022) | Delfina Entrecanales (1927–2022) | Qatar to build three new museums in Doha

1 Apr 2022
Paulo Nimer Pjota

In the studio with… Paulo Nimer Pjota

The Brazilian artist works with materials he retrieves from the streets – but his studio space must be kept clean as a shrine

28 Mar 2022
Bosco Sodi. Courtesy the artist

In the studio with… Bosco Sodi

The Mexican artist offers a glimpse of his makeshift studio in a Venetian palazzo

24 Mar 2022

In the studio with… Hulda Guzmán

The painter of fantastical jungle scenes can actually see the forest from her studio in the Dominican Republic – but she’s not afraid to use her imagination

17 Mar 2022
Mystic marriage of St Catherine (detail; c. 1575), Lavinia Fontana.

Acquisitions of the Month: February 2022

A remarkable Renaissance roundel from Mantua and a painting by Lavinia Fontana are among this month’s highlights

4 Mar 2022
Nicolas Party. Photo: Axel Dupeux; courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth.

In the studio with… Nicolas Party

In his Brooklyn studio the Swiss painter and sculptor looks to Rosalba Carriera, Georgia O’Keeffe and an ancient rock formation for inspiration

11 Feb 2022
Photo: Markus Jans, Architectural Digest; courtesy Gagosian; © Condé Nast

In the studio with… Rachel Feinstein

The American sculptor discusses her passion for audio books and what she has in common with Roger Federer

2 Feb 2022
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

The Apollo 40 Under 40 Art & Tech: future-proofing the past

A panel discussion exploring how new technologies are being used to preserve cultural artefacts for future generations

4 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