How ill-informed is Vladislav Surkov about American culture?

Apparently Tupac Shakur, Allen Ginsberg, and Jackson Pollock are all the Russian official – who faces US sanctions – will miss

19 Mar 2014

Loss, theft and destruction: on the absence of art

As long as we have art, some of it will go missing. It’s how we respond to that fact that’s ultimately of importance to our culture

18 Mar 2014

The Week’s Muse: 15 March

Ethical dilemmas, a defence of art dealers, and highlights from this week’s major art fairs…

15 Mar 2014

Sponsorship, ethics and the Biennale of Sydney

The debate over arts sponsorship in Australia is riddled with difficult questions and double standards

14 Mar 2014

Beyond Cork Street: London’s art dealers and the press

Mark Hudson’s begrudging defence of Cork Street is a species of support London’s gallerists can do without

12 Mar 2014

Theft on Film: the Hollywood trend for art heist movies

Art theft is rife in the world of film. Who doesn’t love a good heist?

11 Mar 2014

Writing on the Wall: Graffiti and the Great Wall of China

Dedicated ‘graffiti zones’ are a nice idea, but they won’t work

9 Mar 2014

The Week’s Muse: 8 March

Women in art, art at risk, and art history’s bad image… discussions in the Muse Room this week

8 Mar 2014

Why not destroy this fake? A defence of the Chagall Committee

The Chagall Committee are actually doing their work

6 Mar 2014

Cork Street Galleries Under Threat: March Apollo

Niru Ratnam asks what the Cork Street development plans mean for London’s historic art trade

5 Mar 2014

Not just for the posh: rebranding History of Art

I’ve never quite understood why History of Art should have such a bad reputation

4 Mar 2014

AGNES Goes Live at the Serpentine

AGNES is only a temporary commission at the Serpentine, and has developed a morbid teenage angst about what happens next

4 Mar 2014

Forum: Is it ever justifiable to burn a fake?

Apollo’s March Forum asks what should be done with ‘fake’ paintings

4 Mar 2014

Is it a movement? Kinetic art at Christie’s

Christie’s is branching out into kinetic art – but what exactly is meant by the term?

3 Mar 2014

Art14: Balancing Acts

Putting together a new fair is a challenge – it needs to have a distinctive direction to it

1 Mar 2014

The Week’s Muse: 1 March

Apollo’s March issue is now on sale, and museums and markets have been key topics for discussion in the Muse Room this week

1 Mar 2014

Flip Charts: Flipping art in contemporary auctions

Trophy works by hot young artists are frequently sold repeatedly in a short space of time. What does it mean for the art market?

24 Feb 2014

The Week’s Muse: 22 February

Our weekly round-up from the Muse Room: art in the rubbish bin; a president’s apology; and the great ideas behind art and design

22 Feb 2014

Broken Logic: vandalism, Ai Weiwei and Caminero

Now here’s a thorny discussion around art, value and vandalism…

21 Feb 2014

Clooney vs. Boris: The Great Repatriation Debate

George Clooney and Boris Johnson spar over the repatriation of the Parthenon marbles

19 Feb 2014

Germany proposes a new law to enable the return of looted art

If passed, the law would remove a significant barrier for families trying to recover Nazi-looted items

16 Feb 2014

Art in the Airport: Terminal 2 Mumbai

Cultural impresario Rajeev Sethi is creating probably the world’s most art-filled and interesting airport, Terminal 2 at Mumbai

15 Feb 2014

The Week’s Muse: 15 February

This week brought the sad news of the deaths of Nancy Holt and Patrick Scott

15 Feb 2014