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The Week’s Muse: 12 July

12 July 2014

A round-up of recent news and comment from the Muse Room

40 Under 40 Judging Panel Announced

We’re delighted to announce the judging panel for 40 Under 40, a new supplement, to be released in September, which features some of the most prominent young people working in arts and culture in Europe.

Yorkshire Sculpture Park is named the Art Fund Museum of the Year

'Draped Seated Woman' (1957–58), Henry Moore. Reproduced by permission of the Henry Moore Foundation © Jonty WildeThe Yorkshire Sculpture Park has won the Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year. The panel praised its impressive exhibition and education programmes, and its ‘perfect fusion of art and landscape’.

Gilbert & George: the latest Apollo Cover Story

Gilbert & George, impeccably turned out, permanently paired up, feature on the cover of Apollo’s latest issue. Thomas Marks introduces the artists and discusses their public image, which is inextricable from their work.

Two perspectives on Marina Abramoviç

Marina AbramovićIs it necessary to visit Abramoviç at the Serpentine to understand her new work? And how will it live on after the close of the event itself? Elizabeth Grant and Catherine Spencer ask some searching questions.

Louvre welcomes back the Winged Victory of Samothrace

One of the Louvre’s most popular sculptures is back after a 10-month break. The Victory has been cleaned and restored, the most visible result being colour differences between the figure and her ship’s-prow plinth.

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