Apollo Magazine

The Apollo Award Winners 2015

Announcing Apollo's Personality, Artist, Museum Opening, Exhibition, Book, Digital Innovation, and Acquisition of the Year

The Apollo Awards celebrate outstanding achievements in the art and museum worlds, recognising success and rewarding ambition across historical and contemporary fields. In a world in which many museums now face serious operational challenges and art risks being conflated with luxury, Apollo commends leadership, innovation, and integrity among those individuals and institutions setting the highest standards in this sector.

Personality of the Year

Maria Balshaw

Artist of the Year

William Kentridge

Museum Opening of the Year

The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

Exhibition of the Year

Silent Partners: Artist and Mannequin from Function to Fetish
Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

Book of the Year

Carrying Off the Palaces: John Ruskin’s Lost Daguerreotypes
Ken Jacobson and Jenny Jacobson (Bernard Quaritch Ltd)

Digital Innovation of the Year

The Million Image Database
Institute for Digital Archaeology

Acquisition of the Year

The Wolsey Angels, The Victoria and Albert Museum, London

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