For Mika Rottenberg, silliness is a deeply serious business

The Argentine-Israeli film-maker takes a typically absurdist tilt at technocapitalism and the climate crisis

13 Jun 2023
Vincenzo de Bellis, director of fairs and exhibition platforms at Art Basel

How Vincenzo de Bellis is planning to future-proof Art Basel

The recently appointed director of fairs and exhibition platforms tells Apollo why he is taking a light-touch approach to running the world’s biggest art fair

13 Jun 2023

The artist who worships stained glass, but detests the modern Church

Brian Clarke hopes his favourite medium has a bright future, but that’s no thanks to museums or the Church of England

9 Jun 2023
film still of glitching screen with a woman pressing her fingers to her temples

Who’s afraid of video art?

Six leading figures in the art world discuss the challenges of collecting and showing video art

8 Jun 2023

Ragnar Kjartansson’s guide to Reykjavik

The performance artist explains why he loves being from Iceland and takes us on a tour of public sculpture in his hometown

8 Jun 2023

In the studio with… Eriko Inazaki

The Japanese ceramicist enjoys the tranquility of working in an old building surrounded by rice fields – despite the occasional unwanted visitor

7 Jun 2023
Portrait of Keith Coventry. Courtesy De Brock Gallery, Knokke

In the studio with… Keith Coventry

The artist starts the day by watering the plants on his balcony from where he can watch people eating at a neighbouring restaurant

27 Apr 2023

Jaune Quick-to-See Smith remakes America

The artist who has long campaigned for the recognition of Native American artists is changing how we look at the art of the United States

27 Apr 2023

Why Laurie Anderson is still looking at the world sideways

The performance artist has struck an uneasy balance between fact and fiction in her work for more than five decades

19 Apr 2023

In the studio with… Maki Na Kamura

The Japanese painter works to the sounds of birds chirping and receives regular visits from figures from the past

17 Apr 2023

How three art students built London’s best bao restaurants

After meeting at the Slade, Erchen Chang, Shing Tat Chung and Wai Ting have taken the creation of the soft, steamy buns to new heights

6 Apr 2023

Why does Surrealism feel so contemporary?

As the movement approaches its 100th anniversary, six experts explain why it continues to inspire artists, collectors and curators today

31 Mar 2023
portrait of a man sitting on a chair in a warehouse space

Photographic memory – an interview with Thomas Demand

The artist who builds and photographs meticulous maquettes explains how the pleasure of tricking people plays second fiddle to his interest in reality

22 Mar 2023

Cardboard countries – how Eva Jospin is crafting a whole new world

Eva Jospin turned to cardboard out of necessity – but, as she tells Apollo, this humble material has allowed her to realise entire worlds

21 Mar 2023

In the studio with… Angela Heisch

The Brooklyn-based artist has found that becoming a mother has completely transformed the way she works

7 Mar 2023
The artist Marc Camille Chaimowicz at home

In the studio with… Marc Camille Chaimowicz

The elusive artist discourages visitors but enjoys the company of a mysterious wooden statue that was left behind by a previous occupant

23 Feb 2023
Frank Dowling

Pub culture – maritime masterpieces at the Trafalgar Tavern

Pub landlord Frank Dowling has built a collection of museum-quality masterpieces and curios that testify to his love of London’s maritime history

artist in her studio

In the studio with… Kathryn Maple

The weird lighting in the artist’s studio sometimes makes her feel like she’s in tropical fish tank, but her dog Mary makes sure she gets out for walks every day

6 Feb 2023

Family favourites – at home with Michael and Winnie Feng

The couple’s apartment in New York contains Chinese antiquities of impeccable provenance, as well as photographs of illustrious forebears

30 Jan 2023

‘You have to look into the past to move forward’ – an interview with Zineb Sedira

The French-Algerian artist explains her fascination with the activism of the 1960s and why, for her, the personal really is political

30 Jan 2023

Pussy Riot’s plan to reduce Putin to ashes

Nadya Tolokonniva talks about the importance of continuing to protest – but she’s wary of becoming burnt out in the process

27 Jan 2023
Every Ocean Hughes

In the studio with… Every Ocean Hughes

The interdisciplinary artist tries to find a balance between isolation and connection – and once tried to make friends with an imaginary pelican

16 Jan 2023
Anthony Daley studio

In the studio with… Anthony Daley

The Jamaican-British artist has a penchant for picking up other people’s rubbish and falls in love with the collectors who come to see his work

10 Jan 2023
Mike Nelson

‘It’s about a sense of atmosphere’ – an interview with Mike Nelson

As the artist prepares for his show at the Hayward Gallery, he talks about using the remains of today to reimagine the past

3 Jan 2023