Apollo's wandering eye on the art world. Look out for regular posts taking a rakish perspective on art and museum stories. Got a story for Rakewell? Email rakewell@apollomag.com. Follow @Rakewelltweets.

Van Gogh Action Man: Officially Better than Game of Thrones

Ever wondered what Rodin’s The Thinker would look like in a sexy pose? Find out with the help of an art-historical action figure.

6 Nov 2015
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Airbnb Gets ‘Creative’

Airbnb have announced a new design project. At least, we think that’s what they mean…

5 Nov 2015
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The Rake’s Progress: A Week in Gossip

Sting moves out, Ed Vaizey flexes his muscles, Sara Cox goes potty for pottery, and George Bush has an artistic rival

1 Nov 2015
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The Halloween Horrors of the Art World

The Rake’s guide to this year’s Halloween art gossip…

30 Oct 2015
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Hans Ulrich Obrist & The Poetry of Rubbish

Mistaking art for rubbish is a grand tradition. But so is mistaking rubbish for art…

29 Oct 2015
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Star Wars: The Farce Awakens

News that a city in Ukraine has encased a statue of Vladimir Lenin inside an effigy of Darth Vader has brought much mirth to sci-fi geeks across the globe

28 Oct 2015
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Ai Weiwei vs Lego

Danish toymaker Lego has discovered it doesn’t pay to cross Ai Weiwei…

26 Oct 2015

The Rake’s Progress: A Week in Gossip

A week’s notes in gossip, scandal and absurdity

23 Oct 2015

Just who is Britain’s Greatest Living Artist?

Don’t Ask the Critics…

22 Oct 2015

The Rake’s Progress: Frieze Week in Gossip

Smoke gets in the eyes of London gallery goers, food means nothing to Jonathan Jones and further woes for Uri Geller’s spoon

17 Oct 2015