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First Look: Photorealism

Katie Hall introduces ‘Photorealism: 50 Years of Hyperrealism’ at the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

28 Nov 2013

First Look: Thomas Rowlandson

Kate Heard introduces ‘High Spirits: The Comic Art of Thomas Rowlandson’ at The Queen’s Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh

21 Nov 2013

First Look: Turner and the Sea

Christine Riding, Senior Curator of Arts at the Royal Museums Greenwich, introduces ‘Turner and the Sea’

20 Nov 2013

First Look: Drawing Time, Reading Time

Claire Gilman introduces ‘Drawing Time, Reading Time’ at the Drawing Center in New York

12 Nov 2013

First Look: Art Turning Left

Francesco Manacorda introduces ‘Art Turning Left: How Values Changed Making’ at Tate Liverpool

8 Nov 2013

First Look: Georgians Revealed

Moira Goff, lead curator of ‘Georgians Revealed’ at the British Library, talks to Apollo

7 Nov 2013

First Look: Nur

Sabiha Al-Khemir, curator of ‘Nur: Light in Art and Science from the Islamic World’ at the Focus-Abengoa Foundation in Seville, talks to Apollo

24 Oct 2013

First Look: Daumier

Catherine Lampert, curator of ‘Daumier (1808-1879): Visions of Paris’ at the Royal Academy of Arts, talks to Apollo

22 Oct 2013

First Look: Malevich

Geurt Imanse and Bart Rutten, curators of ‘Kazimir Malevich and the Russian Avant-Garde’ at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, talk to Apollo

First Look: Eileen Gray

Cloé Pitiot, co-curator of ‘Eileen Gray: Architect Designer Painter’ at IMMA, speaks to Apollo about the inspiration she has drawn from the artist

11 Oct 2013

First Look: Facing the Modern

Gemma Blackshaw, guest curator of ‘Facing the Modern: the Portrait in Vienna 1900’ at the National Gallery in London, speaks to Apollo

7 Oct 2013

First Look: Shunga

Tim Clark, curator of ‘Shunga: Sex and Pleasure’ at the British Museum, speaks to Apollo

30 Sep 2013

First Look: Magritte at MoMA

Anne Umland, curator of ‘Magritte: The Mystery of the Ordinary, 1926–1938’ at MoMA speaks to Apollo

24 Sep 2013

First Look: Canterbury and St Albans

Kristen Collins and Jeffrey Weaver introduce an exhibition of English Romanesque art which opens at the Getty on Friday

First Look: Masterpieces at the Sainsbury Centre

Curator Ian Collins introduces ‘Masterpieces: Art and East Anglia’, which opens on Saturday

12 Sep 2013

First Look: Bacon/Moore at the Ashmolean

Curator Martin Harrison speaks to Apollo about ‘Flesh and Bone’, which opens on Thursday

9 Sep 2013

First Look: ‘Victoriana’ at the Guildhall

In this ongoing series, Apollo previews a range of international exhibitions and hears from their curators

2 Sep 2013
The Pyramid of Khafre (left) and the Great Pyramid of Giza (right), photographed in October 2018.

The pyramids at Giza looked very different when they were first built

The Egyptian pyramids were originally covered in smooth white limestone – as a casing stone now in Scotland shows

30 Jan 2019

The week in art news – the Met hires its first head of provenance

Plus: Denver Art Museum returns 11 more artefacts to Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam and some Damien Hirst sculptures may be more recently made than they seem

22 Mar 2024

A New Look at Van Eyck: Madonna of Chancellor Rolin

The Louvre has restored the Van Eyck masterpiece for the first time since it entered the museum in 1800

17 Mar 2024

‘I know exactly what I am looking for’ – Helen Hamlyn on collecting with purpose

The philanthropist’s pursuits range from collecting Asian art to restoring ruined buildings

26 Feb 2024
Luis Sánchez Olivares 'El Diamante Negro'(1952), Alfredo Boulton. Getty Research Institute

Alfredo Boulton: Looking at Venezuela (1928–1978)

The Getty Center makes a case for the critic and photographer’s important role in the development of art history in his home country

25 Aug 2023
Interiors of Casa Balla in Rome

Inside a very forward-looking home in Rome

At Casa Balla, Futurism was definitely a family affair for Giacomo Balla and his daughters Lucia and Elice

3 Jul 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