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Articles from Apollo (July 1, 2011)

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A new era: the Watts Gallery in Compton is the only purpose-built gallery for a single artist in the UK. A spectacular restoration of this Arts and Crafts building--the first since it opened in 1904--is a key landmark in the campaign to restore the artist's reputation. Skipwith, Peyton 2401
Agenda: Apollo's guide to what's on around the world in July and August. Calendar 574
Architecture: Ernest George's opulent terracotta facades are too fanciful for the ascetic tastes of many modern architects, but his legacy can be traced in Eric Parry's ceramic-fronted extension to the Holburne Museum in Bath. Stamp, Gavin 1184
Around the galleries: Monique Kent previews a week of master drawings and paintings in London, fairs in Bamberg and Salzburg, and the 36th edition of Art Nocturne Knocke. Meanwhile, Nicola McCartney looks to Scotland and the offerings at the Edinburgh Art Festival. Kent, Monique 358
Art beyond borders. Humphries, Oscar Editorial 484
Art Theft and the Case of the Stolen Turners. Book review 216
British Art & Antique Dealers. Directory 983
Collectors' focus: the market in Scottish painting is underpinned by the dominance of the Colourists. With major auction houses relocating their sales of Scottish painting to London, these early modernists are gaining in international recognition. Crichton-Miller, Emma 1082
Comic lines: David Platzer applauds a new biography that dispels many myths surrounding Thomas Rowlandson. Platzer, David Book review 1242
Conservators And Restorers Of Art And Antiques. Directory 142
Creative forks: Jeremy Roe reports on an exhibition that seeks to reposition Joaquin Torres-Garcia as a pioneer of European abstraction. Roe, Jeremy 1103
Dark heart of Venice: Mike Nelson's installation at the British Pavilion relocates time, place and his own past to create a show that is literally steeped in history. Tufnell, Rob 1050
Death and Disney: war, politics and death are all firmly on the agenda at this year's Biennale--but away from the Pavilions are some colourful and quixotic delights. Milner, Catherine 1313
Edinburgh Art Festival. McCartney, Nicola 439
From the archives: the Venice Biennale has missed significant art movements in its 116-year history Impressionism, for example, didn't arrive until 1903. In July 1966, Hugh Honour asked if it was finally up to speed with the artistic currents of the day. O'Byrne, Robert 789
Gertrude in wonderland: Jeffrey Meyers savours an exploration of the Stein collection. Meyers, Jeffrey 1159
International Art & Antique Dealers. Directory 366
International Auctioneers Of Art & Antiques. Directory 454
July/August calendar. Calendar 137
Le gout venitien: William Barcham applauds a masterful overview of the collecting of Venetian art in the 18th century. Barcham, William Book review 1125
Market preview. Moore, Susan 1050
Market review. Moore, Susan 832
Marvels of 'Magisterium': an exhibition devoted to the medieval cult of relics highlights concepts key to the development of Western civilisation. Lopez, Jonathan 1008
Out of Australia: Prints and Drawings from Sidney Nolan to Rover Thomas. Book review 183
Portraits de luxe: the subject of jewelled settings for 'portraits in little' from the Renaissance to the Russian Revolution is charted in this lavish survey. Lloyd, Stephen Book review 1015
Renoir's children: Pierre-Auguste Renoir's depiction of children initially took the form of paintings commissioned by wealthy middle-class patrons. But fatherhood greatly influenced the artist's presentation of children, and Renoir's later paintings reveal his ideas on raising children and his eventual acceptance of his own background and class. Hazard, Alice Maggie 2897
Shrines to beauty: this exploration of the Aesthetic Movement skillfully illuminates our understanding of late Victorian art. Treuherz, Julian 1166
Specialist Art Consultants And Valuers. Directory 174
The ancient made new: since the 1980s the National Gallery of Victoria has pursued a collecting policy focused on contemporary Indigenous Australian art. This year, to mark the museum's 150th anniversary, a further 173 works have been gifted by the Felton Bequest. Ryan, Judith Essay 2790
The inveterate collector: throughout his now legendary collecting career Alistair McAlpine has been drawn towards art and objects that compel his voracious curiosity. He talks to Apollo at his home in Italy about his life sifting the 'right from the wrong' and why he so readily relinquishes his collections. Moore, Susan Interview 2559
The pragmatic visionary: little known outside his native Australia, Jeffrey Smart's enigmatic, flatly painted landscapes resonate with quiet power. Apollo travelled to Tuscany to meet the artist, who celebrates his 90th birthday this year. Humphries, Oscar 2209
The rough and the smooth: Laura Gascoigne reports on an exhibition that reveals the spectrum of Rodin's experimental sculpture alongside works by his artistic successors. Gascoigne, Laura 740
Tracey's benison: Ruth Guilding asks what has happened to Tracey Emin's once authentic voice? Guilding, Ruth 1035

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