Philip Hewat-Jaboor, chairman of Masterpiece London, and Tibetan art specialist Alice S. Kandell on spending more time with objects
A masterful pastel by Liotard and more than 100 scenes of New York are among this month’s highlights
Plus: Turner Prize 2020 cancelled, Italian judges back right-wing institute against the ministry of culture, and more art news
Portraits of an 18th-century comedian and the ‘real’ Lydia Bennet are among this month’s highlights
Thomas Campbell and Adam Koszary ask whether the online experience can ever compare to being in a physical gallery
From Nikolai Gogol to Susan Sontag, Joan Didion to Olga Tokarczuk: the authors inspiring artists during a time of lockdown
A transformative gift for Cleveland Museum of Art and some metal detectorists’ finds are among this month’s highlights
The Syrian-born, US-based artist talks to Gabrielle Schwarz about his sculptural dioramas of cities ravaged by war – and offers a message of hope for the future
As LACMA moves ahead with plans to demolish its four original buildings, is it time to reassess the project – or is it too late?
One of Landseer’s earliest masterpieces and a 16th-century drug jar are among this month’s highlights
Curator Ilona Katzew discusses the restoration of a Pietà by Melchor Pérez Holguín – one of the most singular South American painters of his day
The decision to split the Turner Prize caused quite a stir – do such gestures undermine art prizes or open up new ways of judging contemporary art?
A round-up of museums and archives that have released high resolution images into the public domain
A masterpiece of Pahari painting and a pot adorned with poetry are among this month’s highlights
The artist talks to Gabrielle Schwarz about how an upbringing in Egypt has shaped his work exploring gender, queer desire, politics and power
What effect do contemporary artists have on the environment – and should this affect what we think about their work?
A panel discussion with Ben Tufnell (director, Parafin Gallery), Rachel Pimm (artist), and Rosemary Shirley (academic). Chaired by Gabrielle Schwarz
A late allegory by Pierre-Paul Prud’hon and an early English piece of porcelain are among this month’s highlights
It’s been a year since the publication of a groundbreaking report calling for the restitution of African cultural heritage in French museums. How has it been received?
From Renaissance painting to Romantic poetry – expect celebrations of Raphael, Piranesi, Wordsworth and more
Artists including Lubaina Himid, Hew Locke and Ibrahim Mahama pick out their favourite shows and events of the past year
Jayne Wrightsman’s final gift to the Met and a silver-gilt toilet service at the Louvre are among this month’s highlights
Apollo’s editors pick out some arty stocking fillers, from a glow-in-the-dark Leonardo figurine to Mondrian-inspired socks