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Articles from Apollo (November 1, 2009)

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'Like a poet's dreams': the redisplay of the 6th Duke of Devonshire's sculpture gallery at Chatsworth: filming of Pride & Prejudice at Chatsworth in 2004 revealed the original 'glow of beauty' of the 6th Duke of Devonshire's sculpture gallery. This has helped prompt the return of the gallery to its appearance in the mid-19th century. Noble, Charles; Yarrington, Alison 4518
A bed in the parlour: Tim Mowl welcomes a major account of the history of house design in Britain and Ireland--but do its authors know too much? Mowl, Tim Book review 628
Altars refurnished: in a remarkable exhibition, paintings long dispersed from Antwerp Cathedral have been returned to their original setting. Oresko, Robert 982
Around the galleries: collectors can embark on a grand tour of art fairs in Europe this month. Andrews, Isabel Calendar 513
Art business: judging by Tate's recent financial report, the UK's national museums are badly short of cash. Wright, Ben 693
Calder's legacy: Alexander S.C. Rower, a grandson of Alexander Calder, is president and chairman of the Calder Foundation. A major center for research, it has ambitiously embarked on the definitive catalogue raisonne, as Clare Finn discovers. Finn, Clare Interview 2036
Collectors & collecting: Robert H. Smith and his wife, Clarice, have formed one of the world's finest private collections of renaissance bronzes. At home in Washington, DC, he talks to Louise Nicholson about his decision to bequeath the collection to the National Gallery of Art. Nicholson, Louise Interview 2131
Collectors' focus: English silver: the recession is fuelling interest in silver but dealers and auction houses are having to adjust to changing interests. Andrews, Isabel 1511
Directory of British art and antique dealers. Directory 973
Directory of conservators & restorers of art & antiques. Directory 150
Directory of international art & antique dealers. Directory 337
Directory of international auctioneers of art & antiques. Directory 438
Dreaming towers: George Oatley's monumental wills tower for Bristol University was the final flowering of secular gothic in England--a tradition that lasted longer in the USA. Stamp, Gavin 1003
Idol of the islands: in 2002 the J. Paul Getty Museum bought an extraordinary sculpture by Gauguin that had been lost for over a century. Martin Bailey investigates the many mysteries surrounding this wooden horned head. The greatest puzzle of all is whether it really is by Gauguin. Bailey, Martin 3186
Love songs to a pig: in the August 1984 issue Mark Steyn wrote an appreciation of the paintings of Lord Berners, the composer, writer, collector and eccentric. Steyn, Mark Reprint 408
Manhattan yards: two major artists came under the spotlight with the opening of a museum by Maya Lin and three new versions of Alan Kaprow's yard'. Katz, Vincent 999
Market preview: imperial Faberge and paintings from the collections of Paul Durand-Ruel and Lord and Lady Attenborough are highlights this month. Moore, Susan 1807
Master of light: an exhibition now in Los Angeles goes to the heart of a great genius of still life. Lopez, Jonathan 947
Mint condition preview of Milan International fair: a beautiful park in the heart of the city's museum and fashion district is the new setting for Milan's MINT fair. Blinkhorn, Annie 379
Patching up the palace. Hall, Michael 651
Picturing Britain: Timothy Wilcox applauds an unmissable exhibition on the neglected watercolour art of Paul Sandby. Wilcox, Timothy 957
Refined life: Kay Dian Kriz's analysis of the way that slavery is implicated in all depictions of the British West Indies before emancipation is persuasive and enlightening. Bindman, David Book review 1546
Ten to catch: Apollo's selection for November. Calendar 493
The Ashmolean transformed: on 7 November the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford unveils its new building. Designed by Rick Mather, its 39 galleries break down the curatorial boundaries in England's oldest public museum. Glanville, Philippa 2211
What news on the Rialto? At last Marin Sanudo's extraordinary diary of renaissance Venice is accessible to an English-speaking audience. Oakes, Simon P. Book review 803

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