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Articles from Apollo (January 1, 2005)

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10 to catch: APPOLO'S selection for the month ahead. 602
A fitting marriage: leighton house is the ideal location for a highly focussed exhibition on the most expensive Victorian painting of the 1870s. Poe, Simon 864
A Michelangelo discovery: Larry J. Feinberg discusses an unpublished sheet of drawings by Michelangelo that includes studies for the Sistine ceiling and a copy after a print by Mantegna. Feinberg, Larry J. 3555
A national character: the first ever major exhibition of Spanish portraiture unites the Prado's own holdings with El Grecos, Goyas and Picassos from around the world. Rosemarie Mulcahy delights in telling juxtapositions across five centuries. Mulcahy, Rosemarie 1589
Anti-ugly: campaigning against ugly buldings may seem admirable--but a recent call for demolitions is based on philistinism. Stamp, Gavin 1520
Around the galleries: New York is a wintry wonderland this January as works on paper, contemporary British sculpture and ancient art abound. Woolmer, Susannah 472
Best sellers architecture. Bibliography 192
Dali backwards: a curious misjudgement and a tendentious omission slightly mar the principal artistic celebration of Salvador Dali's centenary year. Shanes, Eric 1346
David Watkin welcomes a book on British twentieth-century houses that is unlike any other on the subject. Watkins, David Book Review 864
Duveen: a Life in Art: Meryle Secrest's biography of Joseph Duveen lamentably pulls its punches. Anscombe, Isabelle Book Review 1013
Eighty years on. Hall, Michael 839
English drawings and watercolours: since the 1970s modest collectors and connoisseurs have been pushed out of the market, but a recent levelling out of prices means that they are back. Oxley, Henry 1439
Flower still life. Brief Article 139
George I's coronation throne: Adam Bowett describes a major new discovery: the throne made by the royal joiner Richard Roberts for the coronation in 1714 of George I, one of only a handful of English coronation thrones to have survived. Bowet, Adam 3880
Hill of Montmartre with quarry. Brief Article 109
Impression of 14 July. Brief Article 155
Jean-Valentin Morel and the revival of the Lapidary's art: Isabelle Lucas describes the career of the remarkable French goldsmith who pioneered the taste for hard-stone vessels in renaissance taste. The article marks the acquisition by the Indianapolis Museum of Art of one of Morel's masterpieces, made in 1854-55 for the duc de Luynes. Lucas, Isabelle 4007
London news: the City is getting serious about making money from art. Samson Spanier follows the trail of bank notes. Spanier, Samson 2166
Memoirs of a Twentieth Century Antique Dealer. Book Review 293
Miami news: Art Basel's outpost in Florida is brash, hedonistic, expensive--and packed with New York's art set, Louise Nicholson was there. Nicholson, Louise 950
Moulin de la Galette. Brief Article 189
Peasant making a basket. 130
Peyton Skipwith reviews a meticulous biography that explores the contradictions of William Coldstream. Skipwith, Peyton Book Review 968
Plate with rolls. Brief Article 105
Power, gender and knights in armour: John Goodall reviews two books that take very different approaches to medieval representations of knights. Goodall, John Book Review 1365
Princely splendour: Philippa Glanville marvels at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's re-creation of one of the greatest renaissance Kunstkammers, which reveals a definitively German taste. Glanville, Philippa 1075
Private views: Lovis Corinth's self-portraiture is examined in depth in an exhibition in Hamburg. Marchand, Eckart 1104
Saving Van Eyck: the very first article in the very first APOLLO, in January 1925, was an account by Paul Lambotte, director of fine arts for Belgium, of the removal of Van Eyck's Adoration of the Mystic Lamb altarpiece from St Bavon in Ghent by the cathedral's clergy and its concealment from the occupying German forces. Lambotte, Paul 479
Sculpture is mesmerising: family values and mental illness prove enlightening at Sotheby's this month and Christie's offers paintings from the collection of APOLLO'S longest-serving editor. Moore, Susan 2459
Self-portrait. Brief Article 137
Sorrowing woman. Brief Article 103
Stieglitz from every angle: two simultaneous exhibitions on Alfred Stieglitz at the Musee d'Orsay reward David Platzer by examining the photographer in context, as patron, man of letters, apologist for African sculpture--and lover of Georgia O'Keeffe. Platzer, David Biography 1479
Still life with bottle of wine, two glasses and a plate with bread and cheese. Brief Article 150
Still life with carnations. Brief Article 102
Still life with herrings and tomatoes. Brief Article 143
The critical landscape: Egon Schiele is famed for his figures, but many of his works were landscapes. Elizabeth Clegg reviews the first exhibition devoted to them, at the Leopold Museum, Vienna. Clegg, Elizabeth 1130
The Northern Renaissance: a new survey of north European art in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries is admirably ambitious in scope, but ducks some fundamental issues. Brine, Douglas Book Review 942
Too widely drawn: The Louvre's latest exhibition of masterpieces from the collection of Baron Edmond de Rothschild is a missed opportunity. Laing, Alastair 943
Two rats. Brief Article 110
Van Gogh the fakes debate. Bailey, Martin 2316
Vase with flowers, coffee pot and fruit. Brief Article 118
Vase with poppies. 103
Wheat stacks with reaper. Brief Article 118
Wheatfield with sheaves. Brief Article 101

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