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
Photo: Markus Jans, Architectural Digest; courtesy Gagosian; © Condé Nast

In the studio with… Rachel Feinstein

The American sculptor discusses her passion for audio books and what she has in common with Roger Federer

2 Feb 2022
Jock McFadyen, photographed in 2021 by Anne Purkiss

In the studio with… Jock McFadyen

The painter of urban desolation explains why boredom is essential for painting and how motorbikes relieve the monotony

24 Jan 2022
Photo: Inam Malik

In the studio with… Salman Toor

The Lahore-born painter keeps his spacious New York studio scrupulously clean and tidy – but he’ll never sleep in it again, all the same

16 Dec 2021
David Shrigley in 2016. Photo: Jack Taylor/Getty Images

In the studio with… David Shrigley

Renowned for his quirky drawings, the artist extols the virtues of his paint-spattered sink and the benefits of a good nap

3 Dec 2021
Self Portrait in Copenhagen

Getting real with Richard Estes

The painter is generally regarded as a Photorealist but, as he tells Apollo, he prefers to see himself as part of the long tradition of view painting

28 Nov 2021
Shilpa Gupta photographed in her studio in Mumbai

In the studio with… Shilpa Gupta

The artist’s studio in Mumbai is animated by the rumbling of the railway – and home to a collection of cough-syrup bottles

25 Nov 2021
Journey to Mount Tamalpais (detail; 2008), Etel Adnan. Private collection

Etel Adnan (1925–2021)

In 2018, the Lebanese–American painter and poet talked to Apollo about her love of California and the difference between her painting and writing

15 Nov 2021
Tacita Dean, photographed in Frith Street Gallery’s Golden Square space in London, in October 2021. Behind her is one of the works in the Purgatory (2021) series.

‘I have to fight for the corner of film’ – an interview with Tacita Dean

The British artist has consistently used film as a means of making a statement about painting. But now her chosen medium is urgently in need of saving

12 Nov 2021