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Articles from Apollo (October 1, 2007)

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A Cambodian masterpiece restored: recent study and conservation of the Kimbell's 7th-century Cambodian stone sculpture of the Hindu deity Harihara has renewed appreciation of its spectacular quality, and ended some doubts about its authenticity. Price, Jennifer Casler 2726
A Dionysian fever: Andrew Lambirth captures Roger Hilton's life-enhancing qualities and his inner turmoil. Morphet, Richard Book review 1033
A new company is seeking both to provide security for artists and turn a profit. Ben Wright analyses the Artist Pension Trust. Wright, Ben 733
A Rolls-Royce collection of oceanic art: Mark Blackburn's collection of Pacific island art is one of the finest in the world. At home in Hawaii, he talks to Louise Nicholson about his 'manic' hunt for the best. Nicholson, Louise Interview 1946
Frida the Mexican: Kahlo in her homeland: Mexico is embracing Frida Kahlo as an icon of national identity, as well as a feminist and communist. Gauvin Alexander Bailey reviews a huge monographic exhibition in Mexico City, of which parts will be shown through the USA. Bailey, Gauvin Alexander 1377
Frieze preview. Gayford, Martin; Moore, Susan 1211
German and Austrian painting 1890-1930: changing tastes and new collectors are just two of the factors that have led to a hugely competitive market, as Claudia Hestatt explains. Herstatt, Claudia 1096
Kahn's Kimbell: the architectural legacy of the museum: the Kimbell's building is a masterpiece by Louis Kahn. Patricia Cummings Loud traces the influence on it of architects and monuments that Kahn admired--from Roman baths to Le Corbusier--and explains why it has so greatly influenced museum design in the 35 years since it was opened. Loud, Patricia Cummings 2991
Knee-jerk controversy: recent shortlists for the 25-year-old Turner Prize have been a little dull--so why does the press get so excited? Gayford, Martin 1012
Lost in a storm: in December 1970, John Beckwith described the career of Arthur Kingsley Porter, whose life, dedicated to architectural history, ended tragically. Beckwith, John 562
Mainland China's first international fine art and antiques fair opens this month, but Hong Kong and London are not to be outdone. Moore, Susan 1005
Market preview: London's buzz carries over to other fairs, commercial shows and sales, while New York offers the stock of the world's most chic dealer. Moore, Susan 700
Minds in chains: two exhibitions devoted to Blake and slavery reveal an artist of baffling ambiguities as well as savage polemical power. Lewis-Jones, Huw 1258
Montebello's way. Hall, Michael 680
Pinning him down: technique alone is not enough to comprehend Burne-Jones, writes Simon Poe after seeing a show that opens in London this month. Poe, Simon 978
Pleasure & politics: Cranach's the judgement of Paris: the Kimbell recently acquired an extremely well preserved Judgement of Paris by Lucas Cranach the Elder. Nancy E. Edwards explores the painting's meaning and investigates the possibility that it was made for Hendrik III, Count of Nassau-Breda, whose portrait by Gossaert is also in the museum. Edwards, Nancy E. 4137
Preserving the light: conservation at the Kimbell: the Kimbell's conservation studio has always been central to the life of the museum. Claire Barry, the chief conservator, discusses three case studies that demonstrate how the department's work has produced significant discoveries. Barry, Claire 3118
Raising children: an exhibition of portraits of children reveals how British educational ideals influenced the Continent in the 18th century. Belsey, Hugh 778
Russia's soul in paint: Averil King welcomes a well-illustrated account of Ilya Repin's powerful, virtuoso art. King, Averil Book review 923
Steam ahead: the proposed rebuilding of London's Euston station is an opportunity to atone for a great architectural crime. Stamp, Gavin 1167
Ten to catch: Apollo's selection for the month ahead. Calendar 445
The International Fine Print Dealer's Association Fair offers prints for all while the Munich Highlights includes a bibliophile's delight. Andrews, Isabel Calendar 568
The Kimbell: a museum of masterpieces. Warner, Malcolm 2686
Where quantity yields to quality: acquiring for the Kimbell: Timothy Potts, director of the Kimbell from 1998 to 2007, looks back over the successes and challenges during nine years of collecting for a museum interested only in the best. Potts, Timothy Cover story 3944

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