Interviews

Can NFTs make a comeback?

Five leading figures in the digital art world offer their insights into how the NFT market will evolve following the crypto crash

30 Nov 2022

Inside track – the artists who really know how to portray their subjects

The curator Andrew Bonacina explains why Gwen John’s obsessive approach to portraiture became the starting point for a group show at Michael Werner gallery in London

22 Nov 2022

In the studio with… Lucia Laguna

The Brazilian artist draws influence from the views of Rio de Janeiro’s suburbs she can see through her studio windows

14 Nov 2022
The artist Vanessa Baird

‘I think I’ll have to keep tearing bodies apart’ – an interview with Vanessa Baird

The Oslo-based artist has never shied away from explicit – or controversial – material, but it’s not just about creating a shocking scene

11 Nov 2022

In the studio with… Hernan Bas

The Miami-based artist isn’t especially keen on visitors, but he has a television and an 18th-century cooling casket to keep him company

8 Nov 2022
Tadesse Mesfin, photographed in his studio in Addis Ababa in February 2022

Tadesse Mesfin’s beaming visions of Ethiopia are pure joy

The pioneer of Ethiopian modernism tells Apollo about his years in the USSR and his depictions of brightly-dressed women at market

3 Nov 2022
Himali Singh Soin

In the studio with… Himali Singh Soin

The Indian artist enjoys company while she’s working and even occasionally posts an open invitation on Instagram, encouraging visitors to drop by

25 Oct 2022
Laura Paulson

‘Rainmaker’ art advisor Laura Paulson on how collecting has changed

Increased wealth, social media and a global art market have affected how people buy art, says the chief operating officer of Gagosian Art Advisory

24 Oct 2022
Joël Andrianomearisoa

In the studio with… Joël Andrianomearisoa

The Malagasy artist is not nearly as minimal as his work might suggest – on an average day, his studio is filled with books, drawings, flowers and the smell of cigarettes

17 Oct 2022

For Lawrence Abu Hamdan, music makes a mockery of borders

The sound artist and ‘private ear’ talks to Apollo about his new film commission in Bristol, set in a library that straddles the US-Canadian border

14 Oct 2022
Soheila Sokhanvari

In the studio with…. Soheila Sokhanvari

The Iranian artist takes time to settle into her space in the mornings and then becomes so immersed in her work that she forgets about lunch completely

10 Oct 2022
The artist Dindga McCannon in her studio.

In the studio with… Dindga McCannon

The Philadelphia-based artist prefers the comforts of working at home, but she’s found the perfect compromise with a studio that has its own washing machine

6 Oct 2022

Is the art market about to tank? What the experts say

Six leading economists and art advisers offer their insights into how the market will be affected by a global recession

29 Sep 2022
Setsuko

In the studio with… Setsuko

The Japanese artist can’t imagine a more serene place than her studio in Paris, in a building she shares with more than 100 Tibetan artisans

26 Sep 2022

In the studio with… Adam Pendleton

The New York-based artist enjoys strolling to his studio at the weekends to work in a quiet, concentrated atmosphere

20 Sep 2022
Teresita Fernández

In the studio with… Teresita Fernández

The New York-based artist cherishes her ongoing conversations with Cecilia Vicuña but is otherwise selective about who visits her sacred studio space

13 Sep 2022

In the studio with… Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme

Conversation is paramount for this artistic duo – though they’ve yet to really talk about the mystery box of records in their New York studio

9 Sep 2022
Joana Vasconcelos

In the studio with… Joana Vasconcelos

The Lisbon-based artist once invited the fashion designer John Galliano to join the studio’s Bollywood dance rehearsal

31 Aug 2022
Jil Sander garden

Refashioning the garden – an interview with Jil Sander

Jil Sander is renowned for her minimalist approach to fashion design. And yet the gardens at her country home tells the tale of a more maximalist aesthetic

30 Aug 2022
Annette Messager photographed in her studio in Paris in August 2022.

States of play – an interview with Annette Messager

The artist’s wry installations include everything from cuddly toys to supersized versions of everyday objects. But her art is much tougher than it looks

24 Aug 2022

What the art world really thinks about Documenta 15

Six museum directors, curators and gallerists give their take on the controversies surrounding this year’s exhibition in Kassel

23 Aug 2022
Robert Kime

Robert Kime (1946–2022)

The collector, dealer and interior decorator, who started trading antiques from his rooms at Oxford as an undergraduate, has died at the age of 76

22 Aug 2022

Home comforts – in the kitchen with Jeremy Lee

As the acclaimed Scottish chef prepares to publish his first cookbook, he tells Apollo why the secret to good food is simply a table laden with good things

19 Aug 2022
Lily van der Stokker

In the studio with… Lily van der Stokker

The Dutch artist’s studios are filled with artworks, miniature pieces of furniture and floral vases that she buys at flea markets in France

16 Aug 2022