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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
Citizen Tallien in a Cell in La Force Prison, Holding Her Cut Hair (detail), (1796), Jean-Louis Laneuville. Private collection. Photo: courtesy Yale University Press; © Christies Images/Bridgeman Images

The women who wanted to look like living statues

A study of neoclassical dress in the 1790s shows that fashion can be a serious business

4 Sep 2020
Memento mori medallion (1612), Jan de Vos. Georg Laue Kunstkammer (£58,000)

What to look out for at London Art Week this summer

From 3 to 10 July the galleries of Mayfair and St James’s are putting on physical and digital displays to appeal to dedicated connoisseurs and casual browsers alike

1 Jul 2020
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
Komainu (lion-dogs) (c. 1300), Japan.

Masterpiece pulls out the stops for its first online edition

Virtual viewing rooms, video tours and private Zoom meetings – here’s what to expect from Masterpiece Online

16 Jun 2020
Detail showing the ‘second cabinet’ on page 50 of the Catalogue des Tableaux de Mr Julienne (c. 1756), compiled by Jean-Baptiste-François de Montullé. Morgan Library and Museum, New York

Getting the hang of it – a look inside the home of an 18th-century collector in Paris

An illustrated inventory made for Jean de Jullienne shows us how his paintings were displayed

29 Apr 2020
The Christ Vine and Scenes from the Legend of St Barbara (detail; 1523), Lorenzo Lotto. Suardi Chapel, Trescore Balneario. Photo: Pro Loco Trescore Balneario

Local colour – what the Renaissance looked like beyond Venice, Florence and Rome

A new study focuses on the painters working outside the main artistic centres of Italy

27 Apr 2020