Does the system for protecting historic buildings in New York still work?

The controversy over the expansion of the Frick has been resolved, but questions surrounding the preservation of New York’s historic buildings remain

28 Aug 2018

Book competition

Your chance to win Designers & Jewellery 1850–1940: Jewellery and Metalwork from the Fitzwilliam Museum

24 Aug 2018
Pharmacy 2 at Newport Street Gallery, London.

Eight bars and restaurants for art lovers

Forget the food … where can you go for a good interior, an artist-run hub, or some art worth looking at on the walls?

23 Aug 2018

Book competition

Your chance to win Michaelina Wautier, 1614-1689: Glorifying a Forgotten Talent by Katlijne Van der Stighelen

10 Aug 2018

The Apollo podcast: Mark Gatiss on John Minton

Mark Gatiss tells Thomas Marks about his new film on John Minton – and his lifelong fascination with the artist

6 Aug 2018
10,000 Miles Along the Yangzi River (detail; 1699), Wang Hui

Acquisitions of the month: July 2018

A 16-metre-long Chinese scroll and some Surrealist masterpieces are among this month’s top acquisitions

1 Aug 2018

Eight artists’ gardens that are artworks in their own right

Artists have often been inspired by gardens – and some have created outdoor masterpieces of their own

30 Jul 2018

The museum pieces every school kid in the Netherlands should see

Leading figures pick objects from Dutch collections that should be seen by every schoolchild in the Netherlands

27 Jul 2018

Book competition

Your chance to win ‘Michael Jackson: On the Wall’ (National Portrait Gallery)

27 Jul 2018

Apollo recommends arty novels for the summer

Nobody wants to take a coffee table book to the beach, so here’s some fiction about art – picked by Apollo’s editors

23 Jul 2018

The museum pieces that every school kid needs to see

Leading figures pick objects from UK collections that should be seen by every child in the country

19 Jul 2018

Book competition

Your chance to win ‘The Militant Muse: Love, War and the Women of Surrealism’ by Whitney Chadwick (Thames & Hudson)

13 Jul 2018

The Apollo podcast: William Kentridge

Thomas Marks talks to William Kentridge about his new performance project, The Head & the Load

12 Jul 2018

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

5 Jul 2018

An evening at the Apollo summer party

Leading figures from the art and museum worlds gathered for Apollo’s annual party on Monday night

3 Jul 2018
Illustration by Graham Roumieu/Dutch Uncle

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?

2 Jul 2018

Book competition

Your chance to win a copy of ‘Delacroix’ by Barthélémy Jobert (Princeton University Press)

29 Jun 2018

Book competition

Your chance to win ‘Visitors to Versailles: From Louis XIV to the French Revolution’ (Metropolitan Museum of Art)

15 Jun 2018
Rondo (1971), Sam Gilliam. Kunstmuseum Basel

‘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

11 Jun 2018
Head of Perseus, Odilon Redon

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

6 Jun 2018

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)

1 Jun 2018

Book competition

Your chance to win ‘Beyond the Nile: Egypt and the Classical World’ (Getty Publications)

1 Jun 2018
Illustration by Graham Roumieu/Dutch Uncle

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

29 May 2018

Book competition

Your chance to win ‘America’s Cool Modernism: O’Keeffe to Hopper’ by Katherine Bourgignon

18 May 2018