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Articles from Apollo (July 1, 2008)

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Aesthete or imperialist? Hadrian's afterlife in art: to mark the opening of the British Museum's exhibition on the Emperor Hadrian, Caroline Vout traces the way that our image of him has been shaped by artists since the 18th century. Vout, Caroline 2902
An estate on paper: a catalogue of the drawings associated with Wimpole Hall emphasises why such works need to be in printed form. Geraghty, Anthony Book review 1041
Around the galleries: in August, all eyes turn to Edinburgh, but there are also major fairs in Bamberg and Belgium. Andrews, Isabel Calendar 613
Art business: Sotheby's and Christie's have increased the buyer's premium twice in the past decade--but what do buyers get for the money? Wright, Ben 799
Art in old places: what can new art add to a historic setting? Three houses, the Louvre and a seaside town provide very different answers. Grant, Simon 1167
Asian art market: exhibitions in London reveal contemporary Asian artists responding powerfully to political developments at home. Moore, Susan 403
Castle at the cutting edge: Simon Grant talks to Mollie Dent-Brocklehurst about bringing contemporary art to the grounds of Sudeley Castle, her family home. Moore, Derry Interview 1672
Cataloguing the Soane: a change in approach: faced with the challenge of publishing catalogues of the Soane Museum's varied collections, Tim Knox, the museum's director, decided to give online publication priority over books. He explains his reasons for this radical new direction. Knox, Tim 2070
Collectors & museums: relationships that underpin the art world: collectors and museums are intimately linked: collectors seek out curatorial advice and museums rely on collectors' generosity for acquisitions. James Fenton opens Apollo's special issue on private collectors and the public realm by exploring some of the consequences of this complex relationship. Fenton, James 1525
Dazzling impressions: Joanna Selborne selects highlights from the Courtauld Gallery's superb collection of impressionist and post-impressionist prints, currently the subject of two displays celebrating the Courtauld's 75th anniversary. Selborne, Joanna 2069
Directory of British art & antique dealers. Directory 1100
Directory of conservators & restorers of art & antiques. Directory 180
Directory of international art & antiques dealers. Directory 366
Directory of international auctioneers of art & antiques. Directory 476
Directory of international picture framers. Directory 104
Glory to God in silver: Philippa Glanville welcomes the Goldsmiths' Company's ambitious, vibrant survey of the plate used by British churches. Glanville, Philippa 1217
Hawksmoor redivivus: Hawksmoor's genius, barely recognised until the 20th century, is triumphantly confirmed by the newly completed restoration of St George, Bloomsbury. Stamp, Gavin 1126
Hope in honest error: Richard Senett has written an inspiring account of the true importance of craft skills in society. Darley, Gillian Book review 1054
Interwar photomania: Yonna Yapou reviews a dazzling overview of European avant-garde photography between the wars. Yapou, Yonna 950
Market preview: a rediscovered Watteau, a poetic Turner and pioneering Op Art go under the hammer this month, and London dealers present Master Drawings, including Lucian Freud's portrait of a young criminal. Moore, Susan 949
Market review: there is no sign of any loss of confidence in the contemporary art market, but away from the headline-grabbing sales, classic Chinese art performed strongly. 1193
Mozart & Meissen: in August Salzburg hosts its second World Fine Art Fair, timed to coincide with the city's internationally famous music festival. As Isabel Andrews discovers, the art is alive with the sound of music. 1177
Museum for the middlebrows: Michael Hall talks to Sir Peter Moores about the ideals that lie behind his creation of Compton Verney, which he describes as one of the most 'artistically accessible collections in the country'. Hall, Michael Interview 1677
Reckless in his obsession: renowned as a socialite as well as an entrepreneur, Sir David Tang is also a pioneering collector of contemporary Chinese art. Susan Moore visits him at his home in Hong Kong for a tour of his collection. Moore, Susan Interview 1877
Sharing it out: Louise Nicholson meets Herbert and Dorothy Vogel at home in Manhattan to talk about their extraordinary gift of 2,500 modern drawings to 50 museums across the US. Interview 1697
Sparkling legacy: the Victoria and Albert Museum's new William and Judith Bollinger Jewellery Gallery both pleases the eye and engages the mind. Scarisbrick, Diana 955
Sporting art: traditionally found hanging in English country houses, sporting art and wildlife scenes are highly valued and sought after in the United States--and increasingly further afield. Blinkhorn, Annie 1037
Steam ahead: John Russell Taylor climbs aboard the Walker Art Gallery's survey of railways in art. Taylor, John Russell 979
Sunlight on skin: Simon Fenwick visits Cornwall for two exhibitions marking the 150th anniversary of the birth of Henry Scott Tuke. Fenwick, Simon 1088
Ten to catch: Apollo's selection for July and August. Calendar 438
The Courtauld at 75: the Courtauld Institute of Art in London celebrates its 75th birthday this academic year. Its reputation for excellence is as high as ever, but has it resolved all questions about its purpose? Hall, Michael 587
The Raphael of Ferrara: the inauguration of the Castello Estense in Ferrara as the Italian outstation of the Hermitage is being marked by the first exhibition devoted to Garofalo, reviewed by Peter Humfrey. Humfrey, Peter 1165
The top 20: who are the world's most influential collectors? Bailey, Martin 3499
Think of England: Mark Wallinger's proposal for a 50-metre-high sculpture of a white horse at Ebbsfleet, Kent, has captured the headlines. He talks to Martin Gayford about public art, national identity and bloodstock. Gayford, Martin Interview 1681
This is painting! Valminck's early work appears as vibrant as ever in this comprehensive survey in Paris. Platzer, David 1363
Van Meegeren's early Vermeers: Jonathan Lopez reveals that three 1920s fake Vermeers are by the notorious art forger Han van Meegeren, who, far from being an independent operator, was part of a slick operation of organised art fraud. Lopez, Jonathan 4461
Who am I? This is an extract from an APOLLO interview with a well-known collector and art-world figure. A copy of our 2007 Book of the Year, James Stourton's Great Collectors of Our Time (Scala) will be won by the first reader to identify the subject. Interview 503

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