International Art: Apollo Magazine — May 2023


Apollo Magazine – May 2023 issue:

FEATURES | Jaune Quick-to-See Smith talks to Samuel Reilly about breaking the ‘buckskin ceiling’Grant Lewis on Handel’s art-buying habitElisa Germán talks to Apollo about the watercolours of Richard Foster YardeLouisa McKenzie on wax figures through the agesJonathan Griffin on the creative curating of Walter Hopps
REVIEWS | Imogen Tedbury on the experimental side of Giovanni BelliniNicola Shulman on tartan at the V&A DundeeMatthew Sperling looks at Alice Neel’s paintings at the BarbicanWilliam Carruthers digs deeper into the life of a formidable French archaeologistAlice Minter is dazzled by a catalogue of the Louvre’s gold and silver
MARKET | Jane Morris on New York’s domination of the art market; plus the latest columns from Emma Crichton-Miller and Samuel Reilly
PLUS | Hettie Judah asks if artists are getting screwed over by galleries and museumsRosamund Bartlett on how Sydney Modern is rethinking Australian artDiane Smyth focuses on photography collections in the UKWilliam Aslet on the chequered history of St Mary-le-StrandThomas Marks watches La Grande BouffeChristina Makris drinks rosé at a sculpture park in PiedmontSophie Barling on the potter who turned back timeHelen Stoilas on what not to miss at TEFAF New York; plus our pick of the best exhibitions to see this month

What’s the point of studying fine art?

Enrolment in the humanities is tumbling across the United States, but the numbers for fine art are still holding up

Will Edward Bawden’s lost masterpiece ever be tracked down?

The hunt is on for an epic mural depicting ‘Country Life in Britain’ – but chances are it’s a wild goose chase

Finnish lines – a new look for the Ateneum in Helsinki

Ateneum Art Museum

Finland’s most important art museum has been completely rehung just as questions of culture and national identity are on everyone’s mind


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