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Smoke at the site of the Humboldt Forum construction site on the morning of 8 April 2020

Fire at construction site of Humboldt Forum in Berlin

Plus: Government turns down council bid for Reading Prison | Helène Aylon (1931–2020)

8 Apr 2020
View of the Berlin Palace, future home of the Humboldt Forum, taken in spring 2017.

New director for Berlin’s Humboldt Forum

Plus: Rio de Janeiro’s Modern Art Museum plans to sell Pollock | and Hauser & Wirth announces representation of Amy Sherald

21 Mar 2018
The print sller (detail; 1675–96), Jan van Somer. Photo © Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

The art market in the Forum

A new exhibition at the Bucerius Art Forum in Hamburg looks at how the market for art changed in 17th-century Holland

16 Oct 2017

Forum: Should UK museums reintroduce entrance charges?

As some UK museums face cuts of up to 40 per cent, Bill Ferris and Alistair Brown discuss whether they should consider charging entrance fees again.

31 Aug 2015

Forum: Does London need the Smithsonian?

Edwin Heathcote and Neale Coleman discuss the Smithsonian’s plans to open an outpost in the ‘Olympicopolis’

1 Jun 2015

Forum: Does the restoration of Chartres Cathedral deserve praise?

Is the restoration of Chartres Cathedral a tragedy, or a worthy improvement?

27 Apr 2015

Forum: Should the Kunstmuseum Bern have accepted the Gurlitt bequest?

Matthias Frehner and David Lewis discuss the problematic bequest

30 Mar 2015

Forum: Is the golden age of art schools over?

Are art schools in danger of turning into finishing schools for those who can afford them, or can they survive as places where students can experiment?

2 Feb 2015

Forum: Has the Heritage Lottery Fund lived up to its promise?

Has the Heritage Lottery Fund been a golden ticket for British heritage over the last two decades, or has it invested unwisely?

15 Dec 2014

Forum: Is the Turner Prize still relevant at 30?

The Turner Prize turns 30 this year – but does it continue to represent the best of contemporary British art?

5 Nov 2014

Forum: Are online auctions the future of the art trade?

Earlier this year, the Hiscox Online Art Trade Report estimated the value of the online art trade in 2013 to…

24 Oct 2014

Forum: Is the US ivory ban counter-productive?

In Apollo’s June issue, Martin Levy discusses the impact of the proposed US ivory ban on the cultural sector

9 Jun 2014

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

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

21 Apr 2014

Forum: Is it ever justifiable to burn a fake?

Apollo’s March Forum asks what should be done with ‘fake’ paintings

4 Mar 2014

Forum: February Apollo

Our February Forum asks ‘Have traditional museum and exhibition catalogues had their day?’

2 Feb 2014

Forum: Deaccession Debates

Should we have a relaxed attitude to deaccession? James Bradburne and David Ekserdjian debate the topic in Apollo’s September issue

8 Sep 2013

Omar Berrada

Director, Dar al-Ma’mûn, Marrakech

7 Sep 2020
Art Basel Miami Beach 2019. Courtesy Art Basel

The week in art news – Art Basel Miami Beach cancelled

Plus: Siah Armajani (1939–2020) | and SFMOMA is cutting the pay of all full-time staff

4 Sep 2020
The Severan Tondo, c. 200AD, Altes Museum, Berlin.

Losing face – iconoclasm in ancient Rome

The importance of public statuary and portraiture for the Romans is no better demonstrated than in the way images of personae non gratae were destroyed, disfigured or re-carved

28 Jul 2020
Inside the Hagia Sophia Museum in Istanbul.

The week in art news – Hagia Sophia to be turned back into mosque

Plus: James Murdoch’s firm to invest in MCH Group | Frieze fairs in London cancelled | Frank Popper (1918–2020) | Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation to be disbanded | Delphine Lévy (1969–2020) | Statue of Black Lives Matter protester erected in Bristol | Met to open five days a week from August | TEFAF New York has been cancelled

13 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
Germano Celant (1940–2020).

‘A giant of Italian art’ – on Germano Celant (1940–2020)

The critic and curator, who coined the term Arte Povera, played a large part in shaping the art world as we know it

4 May 2020