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Articles from Apollo (December 1, 2008)

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'Rothschilds of the East': the home of a great French 19th-century collector is justly celebrated in a sumptuous book. Shirley, Pippa Book review 965
A giant in miniature: Riccio at the Frick: Riccio's small bronzes magically evoke classical antiquity by fusing creative intuition with masterly skill. Standring, Timothy J. 1279
Acquisition of the year: Tate's purchase of Rubens's preliminary sketch for his ceiling of the Whitehall Banqueting House was a race, won at the very last minute. Hall, Michael 905
Around the galleries: London has a fine selection of Christmas shows to tempt collectors, and major 20th-century works are on offer in Barcelona and New York. Andrews, Isabel 542
Art and the circus: in the August 1965 issue, Geoffrey Wagner examined the lure that the circus tent has for writers and artists, and its particular appeal to modern and impressionist painters. Wagner, Geoffrey 475
Art business: fear of recession in the West has prompted traditional centres for art and culture to turn to the Middle East as a source of revenue. Wright, Ben 740
Artist's home under offer: the film director Michael Winner has lovingly restored his Victorian artist's house in London as a setting for his collection. He plans to give both to the nation--if it will let him--as he tells Louise Nicholson. Nicholson, Louise 1780
Asian art market: Hong Kong's December sales offer spectacular Chinese works, and Phillips de Pury take Indian contemporary art to London and New York. Moore, Susan 422
Book of the year: Arthur MacGregor's account of the origin of public museums is a triumph. Glanville, Philippa 861
Creating a scene: Eugenio Lopez Alonso is the creator of Coleccion Jumex in Mexico City, probably the most influential collection of contemporary art in Latin America. He talks to Louise Nicholson. Cohen, Laura 1500
Directory of British art & antique dealers. Directory 1118
Directory of conservators & restorers of art & antiques. Directory 187
Directory of international art & antiques. Directory 372
Directory of international auctioneers of arts & antiques. Directory 480
Exhibition of the year: Philippe de Montebello's final year as director of the Metropolitan Museum was marked by an exhibition on pietre dure that characteristically fused scholarship with showmanship. Rowell, Christopher 397
Faces and spaces: an ambitious but unsatisfactory survey of renaissance portraits reveals glaring problems with the exhibition galleries at both the Prado and the National Gallery, London. Hopkins, Andrew 920
Life & loves of a pre-Raphaelite: Simon Poe finds Holman Hunt's portraits to be an unexpected relief from the laboured works for which he is best remembered. Poe, Simon 1054
Lines of succession: Gert-Rudolph Flick has assembled a 'lineage' of European painters that thought-provokingly mingles famous and obscure names. Tuohy, Thomas Book review 884
Lost Lululaund: Henry Hobson Richardson's one building outside America was a house in England, for the celebrated Victorian painter Hubert Von Herkomer. Stamp, Gavin 971
Mantegna unfrozen: the Louvre's comprehensive and compelling exhibition challenges preconceptions about Mantegna's art. Henry, Tom 962
Market preview: art Basel Miami Beach offers stellar attractions, and a gorgeous Tiepolo goes on sale in London. Moore, Susan 1097
Market review: sales at London's art fairs were steady if not stratospheric, but October's auction-house results reflected fears of recession. Moore, Susan 785
Museum acquisitions: Apollo's selection from 2008. Razzall, Rosie 2419
Museum opening of the year: the Museum of Arts & Design, New York: the unveiling of the new home of the Museum of Arts & Design has aroused intense debate in New York. Whatever you think about Brad Cloepfil's remodelling of a celebrated Manhattan building, there is no doubt that the museum itself is a great success. Kitz, Vincent 777
New light on old books: Hugh Buchanan's watercolours transform books and libraries into subjects of mysterious romance. Harris, Eileen 563
Personality of the year Eugene v. Thaw: a distinguished dealer as well as a major collector, Eugene V. Thaw has immeasurably enriched the Morgan Library & Museum, New York, with his gifts. Louise Nicholson visits him at home. Nicholson, Louise 1832
Picasso and his masters: an exhibition juxtaposing Picasso with the artists who influenced him is an almost overwhelmingly rich experience. Platzer, David 1276
Pre-Columbian art: stringent export controls have reduced the size of this market in recent years, but a number of major collections formed in the 1960s are beginning to appear in the salerooms. Harris, Lucian 1170
Refreshing the scars: polish artists evoke their country's war-time past to ask painful questions about its present. Grant, Simon 881
Renaissance portraiture & the art of remembrance. Lindow, James R. 1589
Storms over Stonehenge: Rosemary Hill has written an incisive, witty account of Stonehenge's place in the landscape of ideas. Parry, Graham Book review 820
Ten to catch: Apollo's selection for December. 521
The Apollo Awards 2008. Hall, Michael Editorial 417
The best things in life ... The art world's frenetic emphasis on money and fashion is taking a big knock from the global credit crisis--but that provides an opportunity to celebrate some unfashionable virtues. Hall, Michael 637
Tributes to a golden age. Wenley, Robert 6370
Venetians in vogue: Simon P. Oakes applauds Nicholas Penny's catalogue of the National Gallery's later 16th-century Venetian paintings. Oakes, Simon P. Book review 1005

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