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Stabiles in Spoleto

Ronchini Gallery’s exhibition ‘Calder & Melotti’ hinges on the artist’s shared experiences in Spoleto, Italy – but the context is never fully explored

26 Oct 2013

Anthony Caro

Apollo is deeply saddened to hear of the loss of Sir Anthony Caro, the influential British sculptor who died yesterday at the age of 89

24 Oct 2013

Legacies

Rebecca Morrill discusses her work at the Contemporary Art Society to expand and strengthen public art collections in the North East

23 Oct 2013

So Much Munch

The Munch Museum and National Museum in Oslo recently joined forces to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Munch’s birth

22 Oct 2013

No Alternative?

There are noble ideals (and some interesting artists) at work, but The Other Art Fair and Moniker’s crowded display doesn’t give the art a chance

21 Oct 2013

Catalogue Photography

Dayanita Singh’s exhibition at the Hayward Gallery is curious curatorial blend: archive, library and gallery combined

16 Oct 2013

Friezing Outside

Too many young dealers view Frieze as the gatekeeper to artistic fame and fortune, and are desperate to come in from the cold

11 Oct 2013

Best is Yet to Come

The Hamburger Bahnhof looks at 20th-century attitudes to the future, but didn’t foresee some of the problems of its chosen approach

6 Oct 2013

Acme Corporation

The Whitechapel Gallery celebrates Acme Studios’ avant-garde roots, but is it now just urban ruin-porn for London’s property developers?

5 Oct 2013

Risen Again

A new Titian is a rare thing indeed; and it certainly looks good enough to be true

4 Oct 2013

Show and Tell

Leonora Carrington may be a ‘literary painter’ and a surrealist storyteller, but we should not forget the formal qualities that underpin her best work

1 Oct 2013

In Defence of the Curator

Curators are not ‘pirates who’ve taken over the ship’ and Waldemar Januszczak should know it

30 Sep 2013

Propped Up Portraits

Carefully staged celebrity portraits by Jonathan Yeo and Michael Peto are on display at the National Portrait Gallery

29 Sep 2013

Ideal Man

The Musée d’Orsay’s exhibition of male nudes is almost a great show, but it misses a timely opportunity to explore homoerotic sentiment in art

28 Sep 2013

Revival: Laura Ashley

An exhibition at the Bowes Museum proves that Laura Ashley’s influence lives on

27 Sep 2013

Little d’Angers

An exhibition at the Frick Collection ostensibly celebrates David d’Angers’ monumental sculpture, but his small medallions steal the show

26 Sep 2013

Small Wonders: The Grundy Art Gallery

Richard Parry, curator of the Grundy Art Gallery, talks to Apollo about the Blackpool gallery’s collection

25 Sep 2013

Drawn In

A new set of interactive digital displays has been unveiled at Tate Modern that seeks to create a ‘digital community within the building’

25 Sep 2013

The Pearls and Shells of Qatar

There’s history behind the V&A’s ‘Pearls’ exhibition, its partnership with the Qatar Museums Authority, and its aptly-named sponsor, Shell

23 Sep 2013

Alternative OZ

The ‘Larrikins’, counter-culture and psychedelic Smartiples: an alternative look at Australian art in London

20 Sep 2013

Small Wonders: The Ditchling Museum

Hilary Williams, director of the Ditchling Museum, talks to Apollo on the eve of its public reopening

20 Sep 2013

Book Competition

This month’s book competition offers you the chance to win the ‘Masterpieces: Art and East Anglia’ exhibition catalogue, edited by Ian Collins

19 Sep 2013

Imperfect Importance: Laura Knight

Laura Knight is undoubtedly an important figure in British art and history; she’s just not a particularly inspiring painter

19 Sep 2013

Dealer’s Choice: Alma Luxembourg

Alma Luxembourg of Luxembourg & Dayan speaks to Apollo about art, the market and the dealer’s life

19 Sep 2013