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Articles from Apollo (August 1, 2005)

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'It's me looking at him looking at me': there is more than one way to achieve a likeness, as Martin Gayford describes in this vivid account of sitting to Lucian Freud for two portraits, one painted and one etched. Both are currently on show in the Freud exhibition at the Museo Correr, Venice. Gayford, Martin Cover Story 2667
'The Fountain of Youth' a forgotten star of the 1845 salon: William Haussoullier's masterpiece, 'The Fountain of Youth', was eulogised by Baudelaire in his review of the 1845 Salon but then disappeared into obscurity in England, Graham Reynolds--who bought it for four guineas in 1937--traces the history of its subject and decribes the impact the painting made in the 1840s. Reynolds, Graham 3814
10 to catch: Apollo's selection for the month ahead. 529
A selection of Gwen John's writings is notable for what it does not reveal about this elusive artist. Stewart, Angus Book Review 852
A study of Victorian stained glass in the south-west of England attempts to analyse who commissioned it, and their motives for doing so. Kerney, Michael Book Review 1118
Alan Powers takes apart an ingenious piece of bookmaking on an explosive architect. Powers, Alan 797
Around the galleries: Susannah Woolmer previews highlights of Edinburgh in festival time and recommends realism in London. Woolmer, Susannah 1157
Art of business: the Fleming Collection admirably defies fashion to show how large corporations--like all patrons--collect according to their individual character. Spanier, Samson 881
Art, class and horses. Hall, Michael 828
Bats and culture. Larson, Donald W. Letter to the Editor 291
Can you knit? In two articles in January and February 1963 entitled 'Some Notes for an Obituary', W.G. Constable, first director of the Courtauld Institute, recalled his days at the Slade School of Art, where Henry Tonks introduced him to Wilson Steer and the novelist George Moore. Constable, W.G. 452
Cities, squares and courts: the restoration of Place Stanislas in Nancy is the occasion for a splendid exhibition on urban design in Enlightenment Europe. Oresko, Robert 1599
Contemporary British silver: modern silver is elegant, timeless, and highly desirable, writes Susannah Woolmer, and some of the very best is being made in the UK. So why is it not getting the attention it deserves from the market? Woolmer, Susannah 1391
Exquisite and alluring: in an exhibition at the home of his major patron, Rex Whistler emerges as a supremely talented draughtsman, with a special talent for portraying children, writes John Jolliffe, who at the age of eight sat for Whistler for a painting on show here. Jolliffe, John 794
Florence in Detail: A Guide for the Expert Traveller. Brief Article 162
Florence. Brief Article 181
Flying off the shelves: furniture was strongly in demand in London this summer, and spectacular new records have been set for ceramics in both Hong Kong and Paris. Moore, Susan 2102
Gardening in a place of art: Kim Wilkie's design for the Victoria and Albert Museum's garden, opened last month, is simple and serene--yet manages to hold its own against the courtyard's overbearing architecture. Richardson, Tim 927
Guinness isn't good for you: Britain's best twentieth-century buildings may be listed, but cynical, greedy corporations are still finding ways to demolish them--and more than architecture is at stake. Stamp, Gavin 1507
Holbein in close-up: the techniques that allowed Holbein to achieve his astounding naturalism are analysed in this sumptuously illustrated account of his work in England. Hearn, Karen Book Review 1067
Howard Coutts reviews an admirable survey of a factory that embodies the way porcelain was transformed from an aristocratic luxury into a middle-class essential. Coutts, Howard Book Review 827
London news: technology and new laws may reduce art crime, but the most successful frausters can fool even experts, as Samson Spanier discovered at a recent conference. Spanier, Samson 802
Making art work on the factory floor. Moore, Susan 2199
Making war on society: a well-mounted Kienholz exhibition at Baltic in Gateshead compensates for the prolonged British neglect of this powerful, provocative sculptor. Shanes, Eric 1167
Museums and Galleries of Florence. Brief Article 156
New York news: as the city bakes in the heat, Louise Nicholson relaxes in the latest high-tech addition to the Bronx's best-kept secret, the Botanical Garden. Nicholson, Louise 796
OX skulls and flowers James Giles's glass: although now remembered largely for his decoration on porcelain, the glassware of James Giles was the most luxurious, fashionable and expensive of its time, In the second of two articles, Andy McConnell examines the varied motifs that allow attributions to be made to this accomplished designer. McConnell, Andy 2474
Parental affection: the eighteenth century cult of sensibility rarely produced more universally affecting scenes than the images of childhood gathered in an exhibition that has just transferred from Bath to Kendal. Belsey, Hugh 957
Prices that protect and preserve. Bridgeman, Harriet Letter to the Editor 226
Sculpted colour: although regarded as a classic modern artist in his native Italy, Rodolfo Arico has never gained the international reputation he deserves, writes Corinna Lotz. Four exhibitions this year, in London, Darmstadt, Hanau and Milan, may well change that. Lotz, Corina 969
The baptism of Christ new light on early El Greco. 5054
The Figge Art Museum in Davenport, Iowa, opens on 6 August. Brief Article 114
The lot of Edvard Munch is improving, after the theft of The Scream and the Madonna from the Munch Museum in Oslo last year. Brief Article 117
The relaunch of the famous Blue Guide series prompted Michael Hall to compare its modernised and redesigned guide to Florence with the dizzying array of guidebooks to the city: does this classic still hold its own? Hall, Michael Book Review 995
The Rough Guide to Florence. Brief Article 172
The World Monuments Fund has published its 2006 list of the world's 100 most endangered sites. Brief Article 133
Thomas Tuohy discusses the latest volume of the catalogue of the National Gallery, London--one that answers more questions than most scholars ask. Tuohy, Thomas Book Review 959
Time Out Florence and the Best of Tuscany. 169
Turner's vanishing boat. Shanes, Eric Letter to the Editor 382
Van Gogh's ear. 107

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