Gabrielle Schwarz is web editor at Apollo

Tapes from Pearson's Basement (2014), from the series Hard Copy, Julia Christensen.

‘We are enacting a planetary crisis with electronics’ – an interview with Julia Christensen

The Ohio-based artist discusses her long-term research into our throwaway culture – and how a LACMA fellowship led to her working with NASA

15 Oct 2020

The Apollo 40 Under 40 Africa in focus: Marie-Cécile Zinsou

The founding director of the Republic of Benin’s leading art centre discusses the importance of philanthropy for the arts in West Africa

28 Sep 2020
A volunteer mathematics teacher with students at Tufts, Mound Bayou, Mississippi (1968), Doris Derby.

‘We were documenting for history’ – an interview with Civil Rights photographer Doris Derby

The activist, educator and artist discusses a lifetime spent fighting for racial justice – and the role that images can play in this struggle

10 Jul 2020
Untitled, Harlem, New York (1963), Gordon Parks.

A socially distanced stroll around the galleries

Photographs by Gordon Parks and a panoramic painting by Dale Lewis feature amid an unusually plentiful offering in London this summer

9 Jul 2020
Julio Le Parc, photographed in his studio in Cachan in February 2020 by Claire Dorn

The joyful art of Julio Le Parc

The Argentinian-born artist, now in his tenth decade, reflects on a life devoted to trying new things

20 Jun 2020
Installation view of ‘Tomás Saraceno: Aria’ at Palazzo Strozzi, Florence.

Spiders and soaring sculptures – Tomás Saraceno in Florence

An exhibition at Palazzo Strozzi positions the wildly ambitious artist as a Renaissance man for our times

20 Apr 2020
Installation view of 'Vivian Suter: Tintin's Sofa' at Camden Arts Centre, 2019.

Force of nature – the weathered canvases of Vivian Suter

Vivian Suter’s paintings, on show at Camden Arts Centre, are marked by the elements of the rainforest where she works – as well as by her dogs’ paws

17 Feb 2020
Einkreisung (1976/80), Valie Export.

Viennese whirlwind – the feminist artist who outraged Austrian society

With a London gallery restaging Valie Export’s exhibition at the Venice Biennale in 1980, the artist looks back at her controversial body of work

19 Dec 2019
Cerith Wyn Evans.

Stockhausen, Duchamp, and exit signs – an interview with Cerith Wyn Evans

The artist talks about the wide-ranging references in his neon installations and other works – from modernist music to yoga

4 Nov 2019
Agnes Denes walking through her installation Wheatfield – A Confrontation (1982) in the Battery Park landfill, New York.

‘My art is about overcoming our limitations’ – an interview with Agnes Denes

The artist talks about what it meant to plant a wheatfield in Manhattan – and why she wants her work to outlive her

11 Oct 2019
Imran Perretta filming the destructors (2019).

‘Making already complex things more complex’ – an interview with Imran Perretta

The artist discusses his latest film, whose title – the destructors – is borrowed from a short story by Graham Greene

9 Oct 2019
My biggest fear is that someone will crawl into it (detail; 2017), Jonathan Baldock.

Frieze week highlights: powerhouse publishing from Chicago and power naps in Fitzrovia

Theaster Gates in the archives and Jonathan Baldock’s four-poster bed are among the shows not to miss during Frieze Week

1 Oct 2019
Leo Castelli in a room of the Jasper Johns exhibit at the Castelli Gallery, New York, 1958. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution

For the record – collecting gallery papers at the Archives of American Art

From inventories to installation shots – Liza Kirwin discusses the crucial role of gallery records in documenting art history

11 Sep 2019
Your uncertain shadow (colour) (2010), Olafur Eliasson. Thyssen Bornemisza Art Contemporary Collection, Vienna.

Fog, lights and Lego – Olafur Eliasson at Tate Modern, reviewed

The artist and climate activist’s installations have changed our perceptions of what art can be

1 Aug 2019
Self-portrait with Brush (detail; 2010–13), Maria Lassnig.

Selfie shtick – the many faces of Maria Lassnig

The Austrian painter dedicated her career to translating bodily sensations into visual form – often through self-portraits

5 Jul 2019
Untitled (1972), Howardena Pindell.

Howardena Pindell on politics, painting and punching holes

The American artist discusses the pleasures of her craft – and culture in the age of Trump

14 Jun 2019
Jenny Holzer (b. 1950). Photograph: Anne Truitt

‘I want people to attend to the content’ – an interview with Jenny Holzer

The artist talks about working with words, the ‘woman thing’, and why she likes to feel useful

20 Apr 2019
Carolee Schneemann holding a Venetian lion mask, photographed in London in May 2017, Photo: Benjamin McMahon

Catching up with Carolee Schneemann

Remembering an artist who was so far ahead of her time that her work is still full of revelations

8 Mar 2019
The anonymous Guerrilla Girls, artists and activists, photographed in 1990.

The disadvantages of being a woman artist haven’t yet disappeared

The under-representation of women by commercial art galleries helps depress their prices. How can this change?

28 Feb 2019
Elizabeth Price, photographed at her studio in London in December 2018, portrait by Tereza Červeňová

Elizabeth Price cuts through the muddle of the digital world

The Turner Prize-winning artist explains why she finds digital flotsam and jetsam so fascinating

21 Feb 2019

Where next for virtual reality art?

Some seem beguiled by VR technology but others are using it to confront our faith in digital progress

4 Jan 2019
'The Golden Tower' project by James Lee Byars, part of the collateral events at the 57th Venice Biennale in 2017, Photo: © Awakening/Getty Images

Biennials not to miss in 2019

Venice, the oldest and biggest biennale of all, returns in 2019, but there’s a plethora of other events to look forward to

29 Dec 2018
Haroon Mirza. Photo: Gaia Fugazza

‘Artistic disciplines are breaking down’ – an interview with Haroon Mirza

As he prepares for an exhibition at Ikon Gallery in Birmingham, the artist talks about ‘composing’ with light and sound

29 Nov 2018
Untitled (mid 1960s), Hannah Wilke.

Frieze week highlights: latex, terracotta and a Camden catwalk

An evening of performances and three shows of 20th-century women artists are among the events not to miss

1 Oct 2018