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Articles from Apollo (October 1, 2012)

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A clear finish: a new exhibition space in Venice launches with a show dedicated to Carlo Scarpa's designs for the Venini glassworks on Murano. Marks, Thomas 809
A clouded vision: the German painter Emil Nolde found inspiration in the flatlands of northern Germany. He transfigured this unpromising landscape of marsh, mill and cloud with an acute sensitivity to both colour and the natural drama of weather. King, Averil 2503
Agenda: Apollo's guide to what's on around the world in October. Calendar 618
An able instrument: the first exhibition dedicated to a neglected Italian watercolourist opens up a breathtaking vista. Lloyd, Stephen 1060
Architecture: with its elegant simplicity, King's Cross Station has always offered a bold contrast to the flamboyant gothic of its St Pancras neighbour. Its recent modernisation is triumphantly in keeping with the original terminus building. Stamp, Gavin 1142
Around the galleries: October sees an array of fairs and satellite shows opening around the world, with two major New York fairs, the San Francisco Fall Antiques Show, PAD and Frieze in London, and Fine Art Asia in Hong Kong. Kent, Monique Calendar 876
Back to the future: Max Donnelly is impressed by a survey of the great era of international exhibitions. 1049
Best of both worlds: now in its sixth year, this vibrant fair provides a platform for galleries to display outstanding pieces of design alongside the best in 20th-century and contemporary art. Luke, Ben 1662
Collectors' focus: post-war design is dominated by French and Italian designers, and the likes of Prouve, Perriand and Mollino command the highest prices. Recent times have seen collectors turning to the next generation, and investing in the stars of the future. Crichton-Miller, Emma 1094
Directory. Directory 1979
Fashioning history. Humphries, Oscar Editorial 476
From the archives: the British government's export bar on Child with a Dove reflects its intriguing provenance. This tender, early Picasso so enchanted Samuel Courtauld that he retained the painting up to his death, wrote Horace Shipp in July 1954. O'Byrne, Robert 777
Grand designs: under the direction of David Chipperfield, this year's edition of the Mostra Internazionale di Architettura in Venice explores the theme of ethical architecture. Hopkins, Andrew Conference news 1481
Market review. 1060
New encounters: Renzo Piano has designed an impressive new home for the Astrup Fearnley collection in Oslo. With its unusual spaces and current focus on contemporary American art, the museum promises to engage and challenge visitors. Eastham, Benjamin 1899
October calendar. Calendar 161
Off the shelf. Book review 521
Purchasing power: Robert O'Byrne enjoys a history of Britain's art collectors and their compulsive buying habits. O'Bryne, Robert Book review 1067
Shining examples: Heike Zech is impressed by a rich selection of British silverware. 1002
Sketches from Boz: Andrew Wilton reports on a fascinating exhibition that charts Dickens's relations with the art and artists of his day. Wilton, Andrew 1115
The art market: Frieze builds on its success with the launch of Frieze Masters, a bold new event that promises to bring an art historical perspective to the cutting-edge fair. The July sales in London, meanwhile, saw a plethora of exceptional pieces offered. Moore, Susan 1005
The epitome of elegance: one of the greatest couturiers of the 20th century, Hubert de Givenchy resides in Paris in an elegant hotel particulier, built for a marquise in 1731. He talks to Apollo about how he has tailored his art collection accordingly. Moore, Susan Interview 2566
The lousiest bricks: a collection of essays on Alvar Aalto's relationship with America is groundbreaking but uneven, says Lesley Jackson. Jackson, Lesley Book review 1096
The temporary custodian: over the course of half a century, Benedict Silverman has amassed one of the finest collections of modern Austrian and German art in private hands. He talks to Apollo about its highlights and explains why he feels the time has come to part with it. Humphries, Oscar 2112
Varnishing acts: Clare Finn welcomes a richly detailed study of the neglected craft of japanned ware. Book review 1115

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