The Reith Lectures may have confirmed him as a national treasure, but Grayson Perry retains a sharp realist edge
While Hurvin Anderson’s paintings tease out the complexities of relocation and displacement, Peter Doig’s risk sliding into exoticism
Now that so many visitors have smart phones, museums can use digital tools to encourage engagement well beyond the gallery walls
The Irish are a sentimental people, and the sale of Alfred Grey’s clumsy painting ‘The Emigrants’ Farewell’ at Adam’s last week just proves it
Absurdist, accessible and completely unmistakeable, Brand Shrigley is everywhere, and more power to him – within reason…
Elegant and expensive, the republication of the Zervos Picasso Catalogue by Cahiers d’Art is a strange throwback to a very different era
The Whitney Museum of American Art is moving downtown. Apollo was granted a sneak peek at the new Renzo Piano-designed home for American art
The recent two-day symposium, ‘Art, Poetry and the Making of the Book’, brought together three veterans of British book-art with some new tricks
‘Immersive’ artwork such as Elmgreen & Dragset’s ‘Tomorrow’ at the V&A is touted as the 21st century’s spin on a gesamtkunstwerk, but has the hyperreal already become familiar?
Installation art is assumed to be inherently more engaging than other genres – so why are visitors so often left to watch from the wings?
‘Foreign Bodies, Common Ground’ – the Wellcome Collection’s current exhibition – is refreshingly self-reflexive
Royal Museums Greenwich’s acquisition of George Stubbs’ Kangaroo and Dingo paintings is the most significant in their history. What’s next for the works?
Wherever tradition clashes with the public interest, there lies the satirist’s pen. Little wonder that cartoonists periodically target museums
3D printing is frequently in the news, and increasingly on public display. Have artists woken up to its potential?
Not every exhibition has to be a blockbuster: ‘The Young Dürer: Drawing the Figure’ is a scholarly show, and all the better for it
‘California Design 1930–1965: Living in a Modern Way’ has spent two years skirting the edges of the Pacific Ocean, and just landed in Brisbane
Is the huge cache of art discovered recently in Cornelius Gurlitt’s Munich flat in safe hands?
Judy Chicago is one of the pioneers of feminist art. In London last month, she found time to answer a few questions about her work
Why the retrospectives to Eileen Gray (IMMA, Dublin) and William Scott (Ulster Museum, Belfast) shouldn’t dwell on their Irish roots
The Turner Prize invites interaction from its audience in Derry. Of the four nominees, it’s Laure Prouvost who really gets you thinking
What is the relationship between art and the market? And is an artist such as Banksy really better out than in?