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Articles from Apollo (July 1, 2012)

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A collection of friends: Bernar Venet's remarkable collection of modern masters grew out of his friendship with some of the leading artists of his generation. The conceptual artist is in the process of creating a foundation, which will safeguard his extraordinary home and collection for the future. Hubbard, Sue Essay 2533
A tale of two psyches: Laura Gascoigne reports on an exhibition of works that reveals Ernst Ludwig Kirchner's development of style. Gascoigne, Laura 1084
A taste of Provence: the South of France has long been the retreat of artists and patrons alike, and this has given rise to some magnificent collections in a range of extraordinary buildings. Apollo rounds up the region's best museums, festivals and shows. McCartney, Nicola Directory 1158
Agenda: Apollo's guide to what's on around the world in July and August. Calendar 590
An impression of Suffolk: Philip Wilson Steer's seaside paintings at Walberswick, Suffolk, forged a unique strand of English Impressionism in the late 1880s. Derided in Britain at the time they were painted, these shimmering figure studies have come to be regarded as the reticent artist's finest work. Collins, Ian Essay 2458
British art & antique dealers. Directory 804
Caring for the past: Richard Montagu Douglas Scott, 10th Duke of Buccleuch and 12th Duke of Queensbury, is making a distinctive contribution to the outstanding historic landscapes and art collections of his family's four great houses. Apollo caught up with the Duke for a tour of Boughton House, Northamptonshire. Moore, Susan Interview 2792
Collectors' focus: the gold rush for fine jewellery from the early 20th century continues, with art deco pieces in particular selling well in recent times. Separate to this is the market for Rene Lalique, whose exquisite art nouveau designs are realising unprecedented prices. Crichton-Miller, Emma 1185
Conservators and restorers of art and antiques. Directory 255
From the archives: T. W. Earp, a contemporary of Tolkien at Oxford, is believed by etymologists to be the unfortunate source of the word 'twerp'--yet this often dismissed writer's dissection of Picasso, in the July 1931 issue, was extraordinarily perspicacious. O'Byrne, Robert 778
Going for bronze. Humphries, Oscar Column 499
International art & antique dealers. Directory 313
International auctioneers of art & antiques. Directory 476
July/August calendar. Calendar 137
Landscape as pretext: Jonathan Lopez savours an exhibition that reveals the extent of ambition behind Symbolism. Lopez, Jonathan 979
London exhibitions. Kent, Monique Directory 526
Market preview. Moore, Susan 1148
Market review. Moore, Susan 928
Monaco. Kent, Monique Calendar 682
Moore in London: a selection of late works by Henry Moore are unveiled in the UK capital this summer, with an exhibition of the British sculptor at the Gagosian Gallery and the restoration of two important public sculptures. Calvocoressi, Richard 1955
Sculpting with light: Brancusi's unique approach to casting sculptures in bronze resulted in each being a one-off creation. Subtle differences in colour, contour or finish act as a map of the sculptor's progress with a particular motif, as revealed in this new research into Brancusi's portraits of Margit Pogany. Rowell, Margit Essay 8016
Sheer sensuality: Alexander Adams reports on an exhibition devoted to the drawings of Gustav Klimt--one of a number of shows taking place this year to mark the 150th anniversary of the artist's birth. Adams, Alexander 1035
Shrouded in mystery: Noah Charney evaluates the success of the latest publication to survey the possible meanings of Van Eyck's Arnolfini Portrait. Charney, Noah Book review 1084
Specialist art consultants and valuers. Directory 123
Spoils of the Grand Tour: an exhibition devoted to a British cargo of Italian art captured by the Spanish reveals the essence of the Grand Tour. Lloyd, Stephen 1068
Temporary structures encourage experimentation and have, over the years, resulted in both ground-breaking designs and less worthy architectural conceits. But what will the legacy be of the recently opened Serpentine Gallery Pavilion in London? Stamp, Gavin 1171
The 'Tiepolo of the Ritz': Robert O'Byrne reflects on an exhibition devoted to Jose Maria Sert that fails to place the artist within his full artistic context. O'Byrne, Robert 1218
The art of arms and armour: Guy Wilson applauds the Wallace Collection's digitisation of its arms and armour collection--a milestone in museum publishing. Wilson, Guy Book review 1047
The cake's icing? William Laffan welcomes new research into the stuccodores of mid-18th-century Ireland. Laffan, William Book review 1288
The poetry of landscape: the stylistic development of Cima da Conegliano's painting is well illustrated in this succinct exhibition. Humfrey, Peter 902
Venetian bronze: David Ekserdjian savours a study of bronze casting in Venice that has the potential to ignite scholarship in several disciplines. Ekserdjian, David Book review 933

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