Interviews

Jannis Kounellis photographed at the Monnaie de Paris, March 2016.

‘Everything needs to be centred on humanity’: Jannis Kounellis, 1936–2017

The artist Jannis Kounellis has died in Rome at the age of 80

17 Feb 2017
Fünf Lichtscheiben, Kosmische Vision (1961–81), Günther Uecker. Courtesy Archiv Uecker

Examining the scars of history with Günther Uecker

The German artist Günther Uecker talks to Apollo about the rise of the European post-war avant-garde

11 Feb 2017
Materials and documents from the artist’s studio on display in Study #15. Untitled (The Ninth Resort), Charles Avery at DRAF, 2017. Courtesy the artist and DRAF. Photo: Tim Bowditch

Charles Avery among the Islanders

This is what happens when you spend a decade exploring a world of your own imagination

2 Feb 2017
Statue of Maya and Merit, c. 1320 BC, Egyptian, Saqqara. Dutch National Museum of Antiquities

Why scan a crocodile?

The refurbished Egyptian galleries at the Dutch National of Antiquities have thrown up a few surprises – including 50 mummified baby crocodiles

30 Jan 2017

‘I used to think art could change the world’

Ahead of a retrospective across three UK venues, Lubaina Himid discusses how black British art has evolved over the past three decades

17 Jan 2017

Puppet master: an interview with Wael Shawky

The Egyptian artist Wael Shawky talks to Apollo about his animated versions of the Crusades

14 Jan 2017
Installation view, showing Volute IV and Volute V by Paul de Monchaux, at Megan Piper, London, 2016

Art and humanity in the work of Paul de Monchaux

The sculptor discusses abstraction, music, architecture, carving kerb stones, and the ‘common enterprise’ at the heart of it all

9 Jan 2017
Jagdish Mittal, founder of the Jagdish and Kamla Mittal Museum of Indian Art, Hyderabad

One man’s lifelong devotion to Indian art

Jagdish Mittal, who has amassed one of the world’s finest collections of Indian art, discusses his dedication to art and instinctive approach to collecting

27 Dec 2016

Bruce McLean: the artist who doesn’t really believe in making art

Bruce McLean’s new paintings may seem like a departure from his earlier conceptual pieces – but not for the artist

19 Dec 2016
Do Ho Suh (b. 1962), photographed at his home in New York in October 2016. Photo: Dina Kantor

For Do Ho Suh, there’s no place like home

‘I bring my home with me wherever I go’

3 Dec 2016