Samuel Reilly is assistant editor of Apollo

The Grand Palais Éphèmere, Paris. Photo: Aliki Christoforou; courtesy Art Basel

Around the galleries – Art Basel lands in Paris, plus other highlights

With its first excursion to the French capital, Art Basel has stolen FIAC’s slot in the autumn calendar, and perhaps its thunder

26 Sep 2022
Sutima Sucharitakul

The Apollo 40 Under 40 Asia Pacific in focus: Sutima Sucharitakul

The founder of Nova Contemporary, one of Bangkok’s leading art galleries, discusses her mission to bring Thai artists international acclaim

22 Sep 2022
The Feast of Absalom (late 1640s), Niccolò Tornioli. Robilant+Voena

Around the galleries – the ‘grand exhibition of Italian art’ returns to Florence

The Biennale Internazionale dell’Antiquariato di Firenze remains rooted in tradition – but it welcomes some modern sensibilities this year, too

30 Aug 2022
A young lady playing the tambourine, possibly Miriam the prophetess, sister of Moses (detail; first quarter of the 17th century), Pseudo-Caroselli. Agnews, London

Around the galleries – London Art Week takes a musical turn, plus other highlights

The dealers of Mayfair and St James’s have banded together with the Philharmonia Orchestra for a special series of concerts this year

21 Jun 2022
Barn scene with a man courting a young woman and several figures (detail; 1681), David Teniers II.

Around the galleries – BRAFA lights up Brussels, plus other highlights

Despite its position in this summer’s packed calendar, the Belgian art fair is confident in its unique offering

30 May 2022

‘An elegy to a disappearing planet’ – Katie Paterson in Edinburgh, reviewed

Over the course of an almost a decade, the Scottish artist has gathered and crushed ancient geological specimens to create a work of real conceptual power

5 May 2022
Once Upon A Who (detail of a film still; 2021), Simon Fujiwara.

Around the galleries – Frieze hits New York, plus other highlights

A more local, intimate Frieze returns to the Shed – and Apollo picks out four of the best shows at London Gallery Weekend

28 Apr 2022
Vertumne et Pomone 1620 Abraham Govaerts

Around the galleries – a tour of Geneva’s Old Town, plus other highlights

The convivial event offers visitors the chance to roam the medieval streets of the Swiss capital in search of art ancient and modern

5 Apr 2022
Four stained-glass panels from a group of eight depicting scenes from the life of John the Baptist, made in Rouen in c. 1510 and installed in the south wall of the Burrell Collection, Glasgow.

Will the new Burrell Collection give Glasgow global reach?

After six years of work, the city’s most singular museum is reopening. But while it is once again filled with wonders, there are also questions to be answered

23 Mar 2022
Now of Now (installation view; 2020), Ines Zenha. Double V Gallery at ARCO Madrid

ARCO Madrid makes the most of having the stage to itself

While most art fairs have been postponed, the Spanish stalwart is celebrating its 40th birthday in style

22 Feb 2022
The Lady and the Unicorn: À mon seul désir (c. 1500). Musée national du Moyen Âge, Paris

The museum openings not to miss in 2022

The new-look Musée de Cluny and the Burrell Collection reopen, while there are also treats in store for fans of Bob Dylan and Serge Gainsbourg

3 Jan 2022
William Wilson (detail; c. 1909), Alberto Martini.

Winter is here – but so is London Art Week

The galleries of Mayfair and St James’s are full of surprises and delights that should brighten up December

29 Nov 2021
The Triumph of Neptune and Amphitrite (n.d.), Frans Francken The Younger. De Jonckheere.

Fine Arts Paris remains an intimate affair

The fair is determined to keep growing, but not at the expense of the boutique atmosphere that sets it apart

3 Nov 2021
David Livingstone (1813–71), photographed in 1864 by Thomas Annan.

Missionary position – David Livingstone’s birthplace gets a makeover

It’s not easy to repackage a museum devoted to a Victorian missionary, but the David Livingstone Birthplace Museum has pulled it off

25 Oct 2021
Oba Boss (detail; 2020), Patrick Akpojotor.

Beyond Frieze – London’s galleries put their best foot forward and 1-54 returns

Somerset House hosts the London edition of 1-54 and galleries across the capital make the most of the limelight

7 Oct 2021
Nirit Takele painting ‘Human Pyramid (Last Bloom in July)’ (2021).

Frieze week highlights: contemporary African art comes to London

Addis Fine Art marks the opening of its London outpost with a show by the Ethiopian-Jewish painter Takele

7 Oct 2021
View of the ‘Unlimited’ section at Art Basel 2021.

Art Basel is back in town – here’s what not to miss at the fair

Say it quietly, but this year’s edition of the contemporary art fair is shaping up to look refreshingly normal

23 Sep 2021
Sam Nhlengethwa. Courtesy Goodman Gallery

‘Jazz to me is like oxygen’ – an interview with Sam Nhlengethwa

The South African painter and collage artist discusses his enduring passion for jazz music

22 Sep 2021

The Apollo 40 Under 40 Art & Tech in focus: Edouard Gouin and Clément Ouizille

The founding directors of Convelio on how the company has transformed art shipping with new tech

20 Sep 2021
Courtesy Autograph

Sharp shooters – the photographers who put West Africa into the frame

The portraits of James Barnor, Seydou Keïta and Malick Sidibé conjure up an image of cool modernity – but also draw on a long photographic tradition

21 Aug 2021
Christ as the Man of Sorrows (detail; first half of 14th century), Giovanni Baronzio. ​Moretti Fine Art at Monaco Art Week

What not to miss at Monaco Art Week

Art-lovers and sun-seekers alike will find much to divert them on the Riviera this summer

9 Jul 2021
Portrait of Chief Rwampungu’s Wife (detail; 1939), Clément Serneels.

Our pick of this year’s London Art Week

The galleries of Mayfair and St James’s are open again – with all manner of masterpieces on offer

30 Jun 2021
Courtesy London Magnet Fishing

Pulling power – the murky magic of magnet fishing

It’s the aquatic cousin to metal detecting – and an increasing number of devotees are casting off into rivers and canals in search of trash and treasure

24 Jun 2021
untitled 2020 (Rug 3, 1976) (detail; 2020), Rirkrit Tiravanija.

Art Basel Hong Kong remains defiant in the face of upheaval

The fair’s organisers are optimistic that Hong Kong can remain an international art hub despite political turmoil in the city

21 May 2021