Interviews

Emma Talbot studio

In the studio with… Emma Talbot

The British artist keeps long hours and prefers to work alone, listening to the music of Alice Coltrane and Stevie Wonder or lately, the Italian radio

28 Jun 2022
Gabriele Finaldi

How Gabriele Finaldi is shaping the future of the National Gallery

As the National Gallery prepares for its upcoming bicentenary, its director Gabriele Finaldi discusses his vision for the future

27 Jun 2022

In the studio with… Dorothy Iannone

The American artist’s studio is split across two rooms – an office and an atelier – in her apartment in Berlin. It is a space ruled by harmony, she says.

20 Jun 2022
Tatiana Trouvé in her studio

In the studio with… Tatiana Trouvé

The atmosphere of the Paris-based artist’s studio depends on the work she is creating – at times it is a sanctuary and at others a battlefield

13 Jun 2022
Peter Saul painting

‘Not to be rebellious would be really boring’ – an interview with Peter Saul

The 87-year-old American painter has never much cared what the critics think – which means that no subject is off limits to him

7 Jun 2022

In the studio with… AA Bronson

The Berlin-based artist sees no division between his life and work – his apartment is filled to the brim with artworks, books and the objects he collects

31 May 2022
British filmmaker and installation artist Isaac Julien (b.1960), photographed in 2021. Photo: Anne-Katrin Purkiss; © Royal Academy of Arts, London

‘You look for your own art history’ – an interview with Isaac Julien

The artist tells Apollo how his new film for the Barnes Foundation weaves together restitution debates with the history of the Harlem Renaissance

30 May 2022
Katrin Bellinger photographed in her print room in London in May 2022. Behind her are drawings by Anne Guéret and Gjisbertus Johannus van den Berg.

Drawn to greatness – the personal collection of Katrin Bellinger

Once a renowned dealer in Old Master drawings, Bellinger’s own collection includes all kinds of works on paper and oils – and she’s committed to sharing what she has

30 May 2022
Martine Gosselink

Taking control – Martine Gosselink’s vision for the Mauritshuis

As the Hague-based institution celebrates its 200th anniversary, museum director Martine Gosselink discusses its heritage and plans for the future

30 May 2022

In the studio with… Martha Jungwirth

Once occupied by the artist Franz West, the painter’s studio sits in the backyard of a former dairy and is filled with the scents of oil paint and flowers

23 May 2022
Larry Bell

In the studio with… Larry Bell

The American artist divides his time between Venice Beach and New Mexico, with one studio in a church and the other in a former commercial laundry

13 May 2022
Raine Storey

Making light with Raine Storey

Drawing influence from her grandfather, the Canadian artist paints large scale, Surrealist-inspired scenes that highlight the humour of the everyday

12 May 2022
Amie Siegel

In the studio with… Amie Siegel

The American artist accumulates a mass of materials while working but when she finishes a project, her space must be cleared to begin afresh

3 May 2022
ORTA collective.

In the studio with… ORTA collective

The Kazakh collective’s approach to making art involves walking and talking – and even singing – before anything concrete is created

20 Apr 2022
Simone Rocha

Dressing the artist — an interview with Simone Rocha

The fashion designer has often looked to the art world for inspiration, but dressing the artist Simone Leigh for the Venice Biennale required an entirely new approach

19 Apr 2022

In the studio with… Raqib Shaw

The painter of bejewelled, fantastical scenes has created his very own urban paradise filled with birdsong and the delicate fragrances of seasonal blooms

6 Apr 2022
Cecilia Alemani

Woman of the moment – how Cecilia Alemani is shaking up the Venice Biennale

The Biennale’s artistic director is taking viewers on a surreal journey this year – with women artists at the heart of things

5 Apr 2022
Nish McCree

Collecting with purpose – how Nish McCree is advancing the cause of African art

The Ghana-based collector is known for discovering talented artists – but there is a more important mission behind her collecting instincts

31 Mar 2022
Paulo Nimer Pjota

In the studio with… Paulo Nimer Pjota

The Brazilian artist works with materials he retrieves from the streets – but his studio space must be kept clean as a shrine

28 Mar 2022
Bosco Sodi. Courtesy the artist

In the studio with… Bosco Sodi

The Mexican artist offers a glimpse of his makeshift studio in a Venetian palazzo

24 Mar 2022

In the studio with… Hulda Guzmán

The painter of fantastical jungle scenes can actually see the forest from her studio in the Dominican Republic – but she’s not afraid to use her imagination

17 Mar 2022
Red Road by Dorothy Cross at Studio Carlo Nicoli, Carrara.

Pressing the flesh – an interview with Dorothy Cross

The sculptor used to make work made out of meat, but although she now uses marble she is still fascinated by processes of decay

11 Mar 2022
Nicolas Party. Photo: Axel Dupeux; courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth.

In the studio with… Nicolas Party

In his Brooklyn studio the Swiss painter and sculptor looks to Rosalba Carriera, Georgia O’Keeffe and an ancient rock formation for inspiration

11 Feb 2022
Still from ‘Free, White and 21’ (1980), Howardena Pindell. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

Full circle – Howardena Pindell comes into her own

The artist talks about her long career of painting and protest – and the points where they overlap

4 Feb 2022