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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

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
Ateneum Art Museum

Finnish lines – a new look for the Ateneum in Helsinki

Finland’s most important art museum has been completely rehung just as questions of culture and national identity are on everyone’s mind

14 Apr 2023

Vermeer’s very strange way of looking at things

The painter’s works invite us to marvel at the mysteries of perception – and we will never see so many of them in the same place again

28 Mar 2023

‘You have to look into the past to move forward’ – an interview with Zineb Sedira

The French-Algerian artist explains her fascination with the activism of the 1960s and why, for her, the personal really is political

30 Jan 2023

First-class results in Cambridge

A new library at Magdalene College and a dining hall at Homerton make the most of modern craftsmanship

30 Jan 2023
The Interview Dana Schutz

Sculpture from the scrapyard and Simone Leigh’s first museum survey – contemporary art highlights in 2023

Exhibitions to look forward to include some major retrospectives and shows that pick up where the Venice Biennale left off

30 Dec 2022