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Articles from Apollo (February 1, 2007)

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20th-century jewellery: recent jewellery is challenging 20th-century classics in terms of quality and price - but there are bargains in neglected areas. Spanier, Samson 1195
Acquisition of the month: a renaissance partial armour from the Brunswick Armoury Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, NY. Norwood, Nancy 826
Arcadia in America: Humphrey Wine asks whether an exhibition of drawings will influence America's traditional indifference to Claude. Wine, Humphrey 1130
Around the galleries: Susannah Woolmer examines forgeries in London, travels to Sargent's Venice and enjoys industrial designs in New York. Woolmer, Susannah 513
Artists in the gutter: the interest in squalor evident in recent British art stretches back to the satire of Hogarth and James Gilray. Far from being a sign of a recent moral decline, it may be a clue to the national character. Gayford, Martin 1077
Artists of leisure and seduction: Sargent and Sorolla were good friends as well as contemporaries. Simon Fenwick visits an exhibition that compares their art. Fenwick, Simon 1273
Developing vision: historic photography at the V&A: the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, owns one of the world's greatest collections of historic photography, which its curators are constantly expanding with often unexpected discoveries. Sophie Leighton explains how the department's recent acquisitions build on and perpetuate a history of the medium. Leighton, Sophie 3191
Lesser gods: Pontormo and Medici Astrology: concluding his article on Pontormo and the Medici, Larry J. Feinberg discusses a recently discovered drawing by the artist. Perhaps a study for a tapestry border or a decorative surround of a fresco, it may relate to the horoscope of Francesco de Medici. Feinberg, Larry J. 1541
Modern master interview with Glenn Lowry: the director of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, talks to Louise Nicholson about the museum's strategies for acquiring works of the highest quality at a time when so much modern and contemporary art is soaring in price. Nicholson, Louise Interview 2549
Modernism for America: The Societe Anonyme: this travelling exhibition captures the spirit of discovery and excitement generated by a society founded in 1920 by Katherine Dreier and Marcel Duchamp to promote modern art in the USA. Yapou, Yonna 1008
Nationality and gothic: Roger Stalley reviews the first serious overview of the complex story of the arrival and assimilation of the gothic style in Britain. Stalley, Roger Book review 1005
Off to gay Paree: in the December 1977 issue, Denys Sutton painted a nostalgic picture of Parisian culture during the early part of the 20th century. Sutton, Denys 535
Over Michelangelo's shoulder: Andrew Hopkins visits a tightly focused exhibition, now in Florence, that illuminatingly explores Michelangelo's mind at work in his architectural drawings. Hopkins, Andrew 1058
Palladio's cities: new editions of Palladio's Roman guidebooks and a substantial book on his Venetian projects reveal unexpected aspects of his achievements. Watkin, David Book review 1200
Private faces, public figures: David Platzer visits an ambitious survey of portraits in the age of revolution. Platzer, David 984
Private masterpieces: 25 paintings in British collections. Bailey, Martin 5092
San Francisco news: Louise Nicholson has a preview of a compelling exhibition of Indian art at the Asian Art Museum. Nicholson, Louise 858
Spain on top: Spain's art fairs show the quality and range of its dealers--and New York, Palm Beach and London are as strong as ever. Moore, Susan 3053
Studies in contrasts: Michael Hall reviews a volume of essays celebrating the centenaries of two great architectural historians. Hall, Michael Book review 827
Teeming canvases: Andrew Wilton reviews a new book and exhibition that seek to portray W.P. Frith as more than the artist of three blockbuster paintings. Wilton, Andrew 1238
Ten to catch: Apollo's selection for the month ahead. 423
The Metropolitan's Duccio: in 2004 the Metropolitan Museum of Art purchased the last painting in private hands by one of the founders of Western art, a Madonna and Child by Duccio. The museum's curator of Italian paintings, Keith Christiansen, publishes here the first full account of this intimate, innovative masterpiece. Christiansen, Keith 6056
Treasure houses of the 21st century. Hall, Michael 597
Villa Frankenstein: what's in a building's name? Almost nothing, to judge from the changing application of the word 'villa' over three centuries. Stamp, Gavin 1285

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