Jean Luc-Martinez at the Louvre Abu Dhabi in December 2017.

The week in art news – former head of the Louvre investigated for money laundering and organised fraud

Plus: the art dealer Inigo Philbrick has been sentenced to seven years in prison | The new French culture minister is Rima Abdul Malak

27 May 2022

In the studio with… Martha Jungwirth

Once occupied by the artist Franz West, the painter’s studio sits in the backyard of a former dairy and is filled with the scents of oil paint and flowers

23 May 2022

The Apollo Awards podcast: Sam Spike on collecting NFTs

Art historian Sam Spike speaks to Gabrielle Schwarz about how non-fungible tokens have transformed collecting and why not everything needs to be minted

19 May 2022

The Apollo Awards podcast: Rafaël Rozendaal on creating NFTs

The Dutch-Brazilian artist Rafaël Rozendaal speaks to Gabrielle Schwarz about the freedom of making art on the internet and the process of minting NFTs

19 May 2022

Gilane Tawadros named as Whitechapel Gallery’s new director

Gilane Tawadros will become the gallery’s tenth director, following in the footsteps of Iwona Blazwick who stepped down, after 20 years, in April 2022

16 May 2022
Larry Bell

In the studio with… Larry Bell

The American artist divides his time between Venice Beach and New Mexico, with one studio in a church and the other in a former commercial laundry

13 May 2022
Raine Storey

Making light with Raine Storey

Drawing influence from her grandfather, the Canadian artist paints large scale, Surrealist-inspired scenes that highlight the humour of the everyday

12 May 2022

Acquisitions of the Month: April 2022

A terrifically grumpy portrait of Goya and a mythical landscape by Paul Bril are among this month’s highlights

5 May 2022
Amie Siegel

In the studio with… Amie Siegel

The American artist accumulates a mass of materials while working but when she finishes a project, her space must be cleared to begin afresh

3 May 2022

The art of armour – uncovering the details of a Renaissance shield

Pierre Terjanian of the Metropolitan Museum of Art tells Apollo why a Renaissance pageant shield is such a beguiling work of art

28 Apr 2022
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 has returned two statues to Libya and Qatar is 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