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The Apollo Awards 2017 in pictures

The winners of this year's Apollo Awards - which celebrate great achievements of the art and museum worlds - were announced at a ceremony in London on Tuesday

The winners of the Apollo Awards 2017 were announced on 21 November 2017, at Bonhams, London. Photo © Anne Schwarz

The winners of the Apollo Awards 2017 were announced on 21 November 2017, at Bonhams, London. © Anne Schwarz

On Tuesday 21 November, Apollo celebrated its annual awards with a dinner and ceremony. The awards celebrate major achievements in the art world in the following categories: Personality, Artist, Digital Innovation, Museum Opening, Exhibition, Acquisition and Book. The event was held in association with Bonhams.

Lubaina Himid collects the award for Artist of the Year. Photo © Anne Schwarz

Lubaina Himid. Photo © Anne Schwarz

Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo is Apollo’s Personality of the Year. Photo © Anne Schwarz

Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo. Photo © Anne Schwarz

Anna Lowe of Smartify collects the award for Digital Innovation of the Year. Photo © Anne Schwarz

Sophie Levy, director of the Musée d’arts de Nantes, collects the award for Museum Opening of the Year. Photo © Anne Schwarz

Kelly Hays, director of gifts of art, and Ben Weiss, director of collections at the MFA Boston, collect the award for Acquisition of the Year. Photo © Anne Schwarz

Aileen Ribeiro, author of ‘Clothing Art’, collects the award for Book of the Year. Photo © Anne Schwarz

Alexander Sturgis, director of the Ashmolean, collects the awards for Exhibition of the Year. Photo © Anne Schwarz

Iwona Blazwick and Lubaina Himid. © Anne Schwarz

Anna Lowe and Xavier Bray. © Anne Schwarz

Olga Donskova and Richard Wilson. © Anne Schwarz

Charles Saumarez Smith and Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo. © Anne Schwarz

© Anne Schwarz

© Anne Schwarz

The Winners | Personality of the Year | Artist of the Year | Museum Opening of the Year | Exhibition of the Year | Book of the Year | Digital Innovation of the Year | Acquisition of the Year | View the shortlists