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Articles from Apollo (November 1, 2008)

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19th-century bronzes: new research combined with a change in collecting habits has intensified demand for works closest to the sculptor's hand. Andrews, Isabel 1087
A palace in search of a role: Andrew Hopkins visits the newly restored Venaria Reale near Turin, a palatial hunting lodge built for the dukes of Savoy in the 17th and 18th centuries. Its restoration fails to answer the question: what should it be used for? Hopkins, Andrew 921
A pedestal for sculpture: the first Sculptura European Sculpture Fair aims to bring the market together with museums in Berlin. Blinkhorn, Annie 1005
Around the galleries: why not buy early for Christmas at sculpture shows in Paris and London or fairs in Vienna and Cologne? Andrews, Isabel Calendar 621
Art business: with financial institutions in turmoil, will banks renowned for spending money on art tighten the purse strings? Wright, Ben 733
Asian art market: Asian Art in London offers up an extraordinary range of works from every corner of the continent. Susan Moore selects some highlights. Moore, Susan 1030
Bacon in close focus: Rebecca Daniels praises the curators' discriminating selection of works in Tate's impressive Bacon exhibition. Daniels, Rebecca 1150
Cold rivalry: an enthralling exhibition at the V&A demonstrates that art and design between 1945 and 1970 amounted to far more than 'Cold War chic'. Bingham, Neil 815
Daughters of decay: Sanda Miller plunges into a vertiginous exhibition in New York that explores the links between fashion and gothic. Miller, Sanda 1063
Desecration: protecting Angkor's sculpture from the looters: in the past 25 years the ruins of Angkor in Cambodia have suffered more from looting than at any time since the site was abandoned in the 15th century. Philip Courtenay assesses the destruction and explains the efforts being made to avert further damage. Courtenay, Philip 2890
Directory of British art & antique dealers. Directory 1113
Directory of conservators & restorers of art & antiques. Directory 180
Directory of international art & antique dealers. Directory 366
Directory of international auctioneers of art & antiques. Directory 476
Domestic sculpture: between 1946 and 1959 the Arts Council of Great Britain staged a series of travelling displays of contemporary sculpture designed to attract buyers of modest means. Robert Burstow, who has curated an exhibition at the Henry Moore Institute in Leeds about this pioneering initiative, explains the Arts Council's vision of 'sculpture in the home'. Burstow, Robert 3617
Don't scare the sailors: in the June 1974 issue, Brinsley Ford explored the collecting career of the Earl-Bishop Frederick Hervey, whose eccentricities astonished 18th-century Italian society. Ford, Brinsley Reprint 486
Gold of the gods: for over 50 years Douglas Latchford has pursued his passion for Asian sculpture. He talks to Louise Nicholson in his London apartment about his extraordinary collection and its future. Nicholson, Louise Interview 1760
Hearst's Canova: an exhibition in Los Angeles reveals William Randolph Hearst to have been a discriminating as well as an insatiable collector. As Carolyn Miner explains, this is perfectly demonstrated by his pursuit of a great sculpture by Canova, the Venus Italica. Miner, Carolyn 3170
Homage by an emperor: a Yung-lo embroidery Thangka: Amy Heller unveils an extraordinary, unknown 15th-century Chinese Buddhist silk embroidery, made as a gift from the Yung-lo Emperor to the Tibetan lama who was his personal teacher and mentor. Heller, Amy 4366
Land of the golden fleece: Georgia's ancient gold jewellery is strikingly exotic in spirit. Boardman, John 546
Man and the beasts: this study of the relationship between men and animals brings visual evidence to bear on complex historical debates. Bindman, David Book review 613
Palladian games: the 500th anniversary of Palladio's birth is rightly being celebrated, but his influence on architects has in many ways been pernicious. Stamp, Gavin 1220
Preview: Victorian art takes centre stage in London and a Cubist masterpiece is on offer in New York. Moore, Susan 962
Prophecies by Freud: Lucian Freud's early drawings reveal a compelling personality as well as a precocious talent. Grant, Simon 969
Review: banks are collapsing, but Hirst's sale at Sotheby's and Shanghai's fair suggest that the art market has barely noticed. Moore, Susan 952
Sculpting the landscape: Yorkshire Sculpture Park's 30th-anniversary history uses photographs to poignant effect. Poe, Simon Book review 803
Seeing sound: MOMA's show on the impact of new media in the 1960s and 1970s recalls an idealistic age, before art aspired to control its audience. Katz, Vincent 1774
Silent and grave: Matthew Craske's analysis of mid-18th-century sculptured tombs and monuments in England is full of original ideas and insights. Kenworthy-Browne, John Book review 1199
Ten to catch: Apollo's selection for November. Calendar 494
The Horta-Osorio collection: Portuguese voyage of discoveries: in less than a decade, the banker Antonio Horta-Osorio and his wife, Ana, have assembled an outstanding collection of works of art made for the Portuguese in the age of discoveries. They talk to Amin Jaffer. Jaffer, Amin Cover story 2271
The Treasury's little rays of sunshine. Hall, Michael Editorial 628
Venice's golden age? A rich account of civic ceremonial in 16th-century Venice pays full attention to its often dark historical context. Oakes, Simon Book review 1033

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