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Smoke at the site of the Humboldt Forum construction site on the morning of 8 April 2020

Fire at construction site of Humboldt Forum in Berlin

Plus: Government turns down council bid for Reading Prison | Helène Aylon (1931–2020)

8 Apr 2020
View of the Berlin Palace, future home of the Humboldt Forum, taken in spring 2017.

New director for Berlin’s Humboldt Forum

Plus: Rio de Janeiro’s Modern Art Museum plans to sell Pollock | and Hauser & Wirth announces representation of Amy Sherald

21 Mar 2018
The print sller (detail; 1675–96), Jan van Somer. Photo © Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

The art market in the Forum

A new exhibition at the Bucerius Art Forum in Hamburg looks at how the market for art changed in 17th-century Holland

16 Oct 2017

Forum: Should UK museums reintroduce entrance charges?

As some UK museums face cuts of up to 40 per cent, Bill Ferris and Alistair Brown discuss whether they should consider charging entrance fees again.

31 Aug 2015

Forum: Does London need the Smithsonian?

Edwin Heathcote and Neale Coleman discuss the Smithsonian’s plans to open an outpost in the ‘Olympicopolis’

1 Jun 2015

Forum: Does the restoration of Chartres Cathedral deserve praise?

Is the restoration of Chartres Cathedral a tragedy, or a worthy improvement?

27 Apr 2015

Forum: Should the Kunstmuseum Bern have accepted the Gurlitt bequest?

Matthias Frehner and David Lewis discuss the problematic bequest

30 Mar 2015

Forum: Is the golden age of art schools over?

Are art schools in danger of turning into finishing schools for those who can afford them, or can they survive as places where students can experiment?

2 Feb 2015

Forum: Has the Heritage Lottery Fund lived up to its promise?

Has the Heritage Lottery Fund been a golden ticket for British heritage over the last two decades, or has it invested unwisely?

15 Dec 2014

Forum: Is the Turner Prize still relevant at 30?

The Turner Prize turns 30 this year – but does it continue to represent the best of contemporary British art?

5 Nov 2014

Forum: Are online auctions the future of the art trade?

Earlier this year, the Hiscox Online Art Trade Report estimated the value of the online art trade in 2013 to…

24 Oct 2014

Forum: Is the US ivory ban counter-productive?

In Apollo’s June issue, Martin Levy discusses the impact of the proposed US ivory ban on the cultural sector

9 Jun 2014

Forum: Does today’s art market benefit young artists?

Apollo’s April Forum asks whether art market hype affects emerging artists

21 Apr 2014

Forum: Is it ever justifiable to burn a fake?

Apollo’s March Forum asks what should be done with ‘fake’ paintings

4 Mar 2014

Forum: February Apollo

Our February Forum asks ‘Have traditional museum and exhibition catalogues had their day?’

2 Feb 2014

Forum: Deaccession Debates

Should we have a relaxed attitude to deaccession? James Bradburne and David Ekserdjian debate the topic in Apollo’s September issue

8 Sep 2013
Gilded statues and ritual objects arranged by Alice S. Kandell

Looking closely at art during lockdown

Philip Hewat-Jaboor, chairman of Masterpiece London, and Tibetan art specialist Alice S. Kandell on spending more time with objects

24 Jun 2020
Germano Celant (1940–2020).

‘A giant of Italian art’ – on Germano Celant (1940–2020)

The critic and curator, who coined the term Arte Povera, played a large part in shaping the art world as we know it

4 May 2020
St Augustine's Church, Highbury.

In search of art during lockdown

We’ve all been visiting museums of the mind – but can also take in the art on our doorsteps

4 May 2020
Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris in January 2020.

Trial by fire – the rush to rebuild Notre-Dame

Was the pledge to restore the cathedral in just five years a reasonable commitment or a rash promise?

A view of Museum Island and the Bode Museum in Berlin.

The week in art news – museums in Germany prepare to reopen

Peter Beard (1938–2020) | Sue Davies (1933–2020) | MoMA PS1 lays off 70 per cent of staff | Myriam Ben Salah appointed executive director of Renaissance Society | Met lays off 80 employees | Notre-Dame construction site to reopen next week | Serpentine Pavilion commission postponed to 2021 | Howardena Pindell sues former gallery

24 Apr 2020
The interior of the Grand Egyptian Museum in Giza photographed during construction in September 2019.

Opening of Grand Egyptian Museum in Giza postponed until 2021

Plus: Jeffery Camp (1923–2020) | Laura Raicovich appointed interim director of Leslie-Lohman Museum | and recommended reading

7 Apr 2020