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

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

21 Apr 2014

Modern art is not the enemy of religious art – it’s revived it

Christian art can never be straightforwardly representational

18 Apr 2014

‘I never got involved in drugs, or any of the wild goings-on’. Alex Katz on the US art scene

Alex Katz talks to Matthew Sperling about his memories of the New York School and his love of poetry

17 Apr 2014

Editor’s Letter: Culture Secretaries

The new culture secretary, Sajid Javid, must be as visible as possible at arts venues in the coming months

15 Apr 2014

Review: ‘Paris 1900’ at the Petit Palais, Paris

The Petit Palais is the perfect location for ‘Paris 1900’ and its sumptuous exploration of the Belle Époque

13 Apr 2014

In Defence of the Antiquities Trade

A response to Christos Tsirogiannis’ post of 2 April on this site about possibly looted antiquities appearing in the London salerooms

11 Apr 2014

Review: Pablo Echaurren at the Estorick Collection

‘…to be iconoclast is also a gesture of respect, of devotion.’

11 Apr 2014

Will the arts world in the UK miss Maria Miller?

Maria Miller has resigned as UK culture secretary. Perhaps it’s now time to rethink the DCMS entirely.

9 Apr 2014

Art and science in conversation: why now?

Why have art and science particularly come together in a glorious synergy of exhibitions in 2014?

7 Apr 2014

Muse Reviews: 6 April

A round-up of the week’s reviews: Anselm Kiefer, Phyllida Barlow, Camille Henrot and sustainable art

6 Apr 2014

The Glamour of Italian Fashion: 1945–2014, V&A, London

A gallery of highlights from the V&A’s current exhibition which looks at Italy’s unique contribution to fashion

4 Apr 2014

Buying for Boijmans: the story behind a recent museum acquisition

Sjarel Ex explains how the Museum Boijmans van Beuningen acquired a Hammershøi at TEFAF

4 Apr 2014

Christophe Leribault, Petit Palais, Paris: April Apollo

In Apollo’s April issue we spoke to Christophe Leribault, director of the Petit Palais in Paris

2 Apr 2014

Flipping Out: Saltz and Simchowitz clash over the art market

Flipping art is a controversial practice: it was only a matter of time before it resulted in a public spat

1 Apr 2014

Editor’s Letter: Italian museums are showing the strain

In his April Editor’s Letter, Thomas Marks asks ‘Was there ever a golden age for Italian Museums?’

1 Apr 2014

In Pursuit of an Idea: Camille Henrot at Chisenhale Gallery

French artist Camille Henrot’s first solo UK exhibition at Chisenhale Gallery is like asking a question and receiving a million answers

30 Mar 2014

Muse Reviews: 30 March

A round-up of the week’s reviews: Paris, paintings, and two very different types of print

30 Mar 2014

The Week’s Muse: 29 March

Maurice Davies on museum funding, Daisy Dunn on Pompeii’s stolen fresco, and other stories from the Muse Room this week

29 Mar 2014

Grayson Perry wins 25th Critics’ Circle Annual Award

Grayson Perry is the first visual artist to receive the honour. He must be getting used to making that claim.

28 Mar 2014

I Cheer a Dead Man’s Sweetheart at the De La Warr Pavilion

A winningly eccentric exhibition of contemporary painting

28 Mar 2014

TEFAF 2014 Showcase

What does it mean to be selected for TEFAF’s yearly Showcase of promising new galleries?

24 Mar 2014

On the Stolen Pompeii Fresco

The theft of part of a minor fresco in Pompeii is not in itself a huge loss, but it highlights wider security and conservation issues

24 Mar 2014

‘Diverse Maniere: Piranesi, Fantasy and Excess’ at Sir John Soane’s Museum

The current Piranesi exhibition at Sir John Soane’s Museum raises interesting questions about original artworks and their reproductions

22 Mar 2014