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Articles from Apollo (May 1, 2004)

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'Mixe not the earthly with divine': a dazzling exhibition of church plate at Goldsmiths' Hall is a reminder of the almost embarrassing wealth of London churches. Glanville, Philippa 1025
'Painting disgusts me': destruction rather than childlike reverie was the driving force of the young Joan Miro, as Sebastian Smee found in the Centre Pompidou's ambitious exhibition. Smee, Sebastian 1070
A major new study of Durer places the artist in his intellectual context. Steer, John Book Review 1329
A new Apollo. Hall, Michael Editorial 799
A restaurant buys art good enough to eat (with), and David Hockney is adopted as an American. Nicholson, Louise 818
After the looting was over: one year after the Iraq war, the damage to the country's National Museum is still being assessed. Martin Bailey provides the latest report on international help for the collection, illustrated with photographs by the British Museum's John Curtis, the first foreign curator to reach Baghdad. Bailey, Martin 2257
Art has its geographies as well as its histories, as two very different books emphasise. Michael Hall unfolds the map. Hall, Michael Book Review 1125
Early English cut glass: a new history: cut glass is a distinctively English art, yet its early history, in the first quarter of the 18th century, is enshrouded in mystery. In the first of two articles, Andy McConnell examines the origins of the technique and proposes a new chronology based on a study of datable examples. McConnell, Andy 2553
Far Eastern buyers bought a competitive buzz to New York's Asia Week that reminded some dealers of the heady days of the 1970s. Moore, Susan 1117
From the Apollo archives. Edwards, Ralph; Blunt, Anthony 912
Gauguin in Tahiti: this immensely popular exhibition, which has moved from Paris to Boston, provides a near comprehensive account of Gauguin's work in the South Seas. Bailey, Martin 1170
Historic jewellery: as the recent highlights of the market reveal, remarkable historic jewels are still coming to light. Collectors should be aware that many of the finest pieces are sold by dealers rather than at auction. Scarisbrick, Diana 1455
In New York on 20 May there is a rare opportunity to buy a masterpiece from Picasso's Rose Period. A world record price is predicted. Moore, Susan 1352
Lady Ludlow collection of porcelain. Spanier, Samson Brief Article 118
Michelangelo. Spanier, Samson 110
Paintings for Beckford's Sanctuary: four lunettes commissioned by William Beckford at the end of his life for the Sanctuary in Lansdown Tower in Bath recently came to light in a Shropshire parish church. Nicholas Carter and Kathryn Turpin explain the significance of the paintings, which have been purchased by the Beckford Tower Trust for display at Lansdown Tower. Carter, Nicholas; Turpin, Kathryn 1521
Rubens in excelsis: the complimentary Rubens exhibitions at Lille and Antwerp are visually intense and full or telling comparisons--although the thematic organisation is sometimes skewed. Howarth, David 1478
Sell the Rubens: for too long the interior of King's College Chapel, Cambridge, has been disfigured by alterations made in the 1960s to accommodate a vast altarpiece by Rubens. It is time the college made amends. Stamp, Gavin 1411
Simon Poe follows an engrossing exploration into the story of Burne-Jones's last great love. Poe, Simon Book Review 876
Sir William Hamilton's Vesuvian apparatus. Sorensen, Bent 5512
The Logan Collection: an exhibition at the San Francisco MOMA fails to define the art of the 1990s, says Samson Spanier, but it does provide some clues about its artists and patrons. Spanier, Samson 931
The Summer Olympia Fine Art & Antiques Fair: The National and Grand Halls, Olympia, London W14 3-13 June (closed Monday 7 June). Brief Article 303
This month, Old Masters abound in New York while photography and twentieth-century art flourish in London. Spanier, Samson Calendar 684
Tony Law. Spanier, Samson Brief Article 143
Twenty years of collecting photographs at the Getty: in only two decades the J. Paul Getty Museum has assembled one of the world's finest public collections of photographs. To mark an exhibition celebrating this achievement, Deborah Gribbon, the Getty's director, and Mikka Gee Conway explain how the collection was created. Gribbon, Deborah; Conway, Mikka Gee 1809
Waddesdon Manor. Spanier, Samson 127
Who was Holbein's Lady with a squirrel and a starling? Ever since it was acquired by the National Gallery, London, in 1992 this celebrated English portrait by Holbein has remained tantalisingly anonymous. A detective trail has led David J King to East Harling in Norfolk, where clues in stained glass and a tomb reveal the sitter's identity. King, David J. Cover Story 7125

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