Apollo Advent Calendar: Day 13

‘Extreme Unction’, a measured masterpiece from Poussin’s first series of the Seven Sacraments, has been acquired by the Fitzwilliam Museum

13 Dec 2013

Apollo Advent Calendar: Day 12

57 paintings from the collection of Sir Denis Mahon have been assigned to UK museums. This modello by Giordano goes to the National Gallery

12 Dec 2013

Apollo Advent Calendar: Day 11

The acquisition of Veronese’s ‘Venus Disarming Cupid’ for the Worcester Art Museum was described by the director as a ‘game changer’

11 Dec 2013

Apollo Advent Calendar: Day 10

Michael Wellby’s bequest to the Ashmolean Museum includes close to 500 Renaissance and baroque pieces of silver and other rarities

10 Dec 2013

Apollo Advent Calendar: Day 9

This gem of a painting by Paul Bril depicts Saint Jerome in a mountainous landscape and was recently acquired by the Mauritshuis

9 Dec 2013

Apollo Advent Calendar: Day 8

This bust of Saint John the Baptist was recovered from a cache of Nazi-looted art, and now enters the Minneapolis Institute of Arts

8 Dec 2013

Apollo Advent Calendar: Day 7

The Getty has acquired one of Lieven van Lathem’s most important illuminated manuscripts, ‘The Roman de Gillion de Trazegnies’

7 Dec 2013

Apollo Advent Calendar: Day 6

Only 20–30 Netherlandish paintings are known to survive from the early 1400s. The Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen recently acquired one

6 Dec 2013

Apollo Advent Calendar: Day 5

Decorative ceramic censer stands were used in Maya ceremonies. Two exceptional examples have entered the Kimbell Museum, Fort Worth

5 Dec 2013

Apollo Advent Calendar: Day 4

This tiered relief depicting the 12 tribes of Israel is a superlative addition to the Musée de Cluny’s impressive holdings of ivories

4 Dec 2013

Apollo Advent Calendar: Day 3

This alabaster head is known as Miriam, and is among 374 ancient artefacts from Tamna, Yemen given to the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery this year

3 Dec 2013

Apollo Advent Calendar: Day 2

This rare YHD drachm is one of 1,200 silver coins dating from 5th–4th century BC gifted to the Israel Museum this year

2 Dec 2013

Apollo Advent Calendar: Day 1

Apollo is counting down to Christmas by taking a closer look at some of the greatest acquisitions, gifts and bequests of 2013

1 Dec 2013

Book Competition

Apollo’s latest book competition offers you the chance to win ‘Matisse: The Chapel at Vence’ by Marie Thérèse Pulvenis de Séligny

29 Nov 2013

Art/Work: Thomas Rüschen

Art can be an important feature in the workplace. In a new series, Apollo asks people what it means to them

25 Nov 2013
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Apollo Awards: Acquisition of the Year

The Apollo Awards shortlist of the most noteworthy acquisitions this year

25 Nov 2013
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Apollo Awards: Exhibition of the Year

The Apollo Awards 2013 shortlist of the year’s most interesting and important exhibitions

24 Nov 2013
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Apollo Awards: Book of the Year

The Apollo Awards 2013 shortlist of the finest arts publications released this year

23 Nov 2013
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Apollo Awards: Museum Opening of the Year

We are pleased to present the shortlists for the Apollo Awards 2013

22 Nov 2013

Book Competition

This month’s book competition offers you the chance to win ‘Anti-Ugly: Excursions in English Architecture and Design’ by Gavin Stamp

15 Nov 2013

Dealer’s Choice: Capucine Montanari

Capucine Montanari, of the Amadeo Montanari Gallery in Paris, speaks to Apollo

15 Nov 2013

Dealer’s Choice: Maurizio Canesso

Maurizio Canesso, president of Paris Tableau and founder of Galerie Canesso in Paris, speaks to Apollo

13 Nov 2013

Dealer’s Choice: Helen Linfield

Helen Linfield of Wakelin & Linfield speaks to Apollo on the eve of the Winter Fine Arts and Antiques Fair

3 Nov 2013

Book Competition

This month’s book competition offers you the chance to win ‘Sex on Show: Seeing the Erotic in Greece and Rome’ by Caroline Vout

2 Nov 2013