Apollo celebrated its Apollo 40 Under 40 – and kicked off the new art season – with a party last night in central London. The 40 Under 40 celebrates leading young artists, thinkers, collectors and business leaders who are making waves in the art world. The event was held in association with Sophie Macpherson Ltd.
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