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Articles from Apollo (July 1, 2007)

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'I am nature': science and Jackson Pollock: an attempt has been made to determine the authenticity of some newly discovered paintings that may be by Jackson Pollock on the basis of a belief that his art incorporates fractal patterns seen in the natural world. This is only the latest in a long line of interpretations of his works in terms of references to nature. Schreyach, Michael 5400
A friend of Van Gogh: Dodge Macknight and the post-impressionists: despite being widely admired in his lifetime, the American artist Dodge Macknight is now largely forgotten. Martin Bailey reconstructs Macknight's life in Europe in the 1880s and 1890s, revealing new information about his famous friends, including Van Gogh and Sisley. Bailey, Martin Biography 3986
An acquisitive gene: Lord Rothschild's collecting for Waddesdon. Hall, Michael 2714
Around the galleries: Isabel Andrews selects highlights from the fourth Edinburgh Art Festival and the Bamberg Art and Antiques Weeks. Andrews, Isabel 976
Art business: auction houses are tapping the shift of the world's savings from west to east. Wright, Ben 727
Brand Andy. Hall, Michael Editorial 666
Bric-a-Brac: a Rothchild's memoir of collecting: in 1897 the creator of Waddesdon Manor, Baron Ferdinand Rothschild, wrote a revealing and vivid autobiographical account of dealers and collectors. A major document for the history of collecting, it is published here for the first time. Hall, Michael 19206
Collectors focus: Scottish painting: there is huge international demand for Colourists and other 20th-century artists, but Old Masters and the Glasgow Boys can be bargains. Spanier, Samson 1291
DeWint's deadpan art: an exhibition in Lincoln's impressive new museum, The Collection, provides a rare opportunity to see major works by one of England's greatest water-colourists, Peter DeWint. Wilcox, Timothy Book review 1107
From monuments to mustard pots: the eagerly awaited publication of the catalogue of the Rothschild drawings collection at Waddesdon Manor is a major event for the study of the decorative arts of the 18th century, with a wealth of new information and attributions. Laffan, William Book review 2344
Give me the money: Damien Hirst's 50m [pounds sterling] skull is a refreshingly self-conscious example of the way that artists transform base materials into lots of) money. 1103
Market mayhem: in the July 1990 issue, Konstantin Akinshe argued that draconian legislation was hindering the development of a Russian art market. Akinshe, Konstantin 518
New York news: the stellar auction prices recently achieved by Andy Warhol have led New Yorkers to roll out their anecdotes about him. Louise Nicholson has one of her own. Nicholson, Louise 801
Poiret's 1002 nights: couturier Paul Poiret both inspired a revolution in the presentation of clothes and wrote a new language of fashion for modernism, as Sanda Miller explains. Miller, Sanda Book review 1420
Poles apart: the forgotten art deco of Poland: Poland's distinctive contribution to the creation of art deco, greatly praised in Paris in 1925 but neglected since, is triumphantly reappraised in a major exhibition in Krakow, as Nicholas Hodge explains. Hodge, Nicholas 931
Sculpture on a grand scale: Kim Woods reviews a spectacularly large and lavish book on German and Austrian carved wooden altarpieces that is full of new information. Woods, Kim Book review 1208
Stone and feather: the Bloch building at the Nelson Atkins: Steven Holl's Bloch building at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art is a triumph, writes Patrick McCaughey. Its delicacy memorably contrasts with the original building, and the galleries serve the museum's collections with great imagination. McCaughey, Patrick 1671
Summer preview: highlights in the London sales include a Raphael, Chippendale from Dumfries House and the gems of Drawings Week. Susan Moore has the details. Moore, Susan 1154
Summer review: New York's auction results confirm the ravenous appetite for the best modern and contemporary art. 786
Surreal recall: the V&A's Surrealism exhibition brings back memories of Monkton House in Sussex, a true Surrealist house, but disgracefully broken up. 1115
Symbols of sovereignty: Giles Worsley provides a rich and convincing new portrait of Inigo Jones that sets him in his full European context. McParland, Edward Book review 1575
Ten to catch: Apollo's selection for the summer. 534
The anti-romantics: Robert Thorne reviews a centenary exhibition in Munich that charts the Deutsche Werkbund's story from its pioneering years of Modernism until the present day. Thorne, Robert Critical essay 1053
The hessian and the gilt: Giles Waterfield welcomes a frank and perceptive history of the National Gallery, London. Waterfield, Giles Book review 964
Venice news: the first African pavilion and shows by small countries make an impact at the Biennale--but at the opening it was the parties that dominated. Spanier, Samson 1136
Women seize the easels: the emergence of professional female artists in Italy is enthrallingly explored in an exhibition in Washington, DC. Glanville, Philippa Book review 1132

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