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Brian Sewell & the Curious Case of the ‘Trashed’ Apollo Office

Critics insulted sculptor Ian Hamilton Finlay at their peril. But Brian Sewell wasn’t just any critic…

29 Sep 2015
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Up Close And Personal with Thomas Hart Benton

The Missouri Republican Party’s Vice Chairman writes on art – literally

21 Sep 2015
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Moscow Police: Unlikely Picasso Fans?

Recent events in Moscow suggest that Russian rozzers may be law enforcement’s answer to the Stuckists

21 Sep 2015
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Spellcheck: Darbyshire Comes To Cambridge

Poor Matthew Darbyshire, how do you make a name for yourself if nobody can actually spell your name?

18 Sep 2015
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Where’s Weiwei?

Camera phones at the ready

16 Sep 2015
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A Waste of Energy? Tate Modern’s Solar Panels and the BP Protesters

Liberate Tate activists fail to see the sunny side

14 Sep 2015
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Planet Houellebecq Comes to the Palais de Tokyo

Anyone might get the impression he was a little self-obsessed

11 Sep 2015
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God save the Queen… from terrible artists

Graffiti artist strikes a bum note with Royal portrait

9 Sep 2015
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A.C. Grayling and ‘The Art of the CV’

A.C. Grayling University’s New College of the Humanities is turning its graduands CVs into art – which is one use for them

9 Sep 2015
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The Apollo Party and the Great Cake Pop Collection

Apollo readers know a well-curated goodie bag when they see one

4 Sep 2015