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The Museum as Multi-dimensional Compass in Time and Geography. Casely-Hayford, Gus Sep 1, 2021 776
Finding content amid wartime restrictions was a challenge for Apollo in 1941--as an article on 'interesting mortars' attests. O'Byrne, Robert May 1, 2021 774
BRITISH AISLES: The British Galleries at the Met are packed with fine examples of all manner of decorative arts, but new displays now tell a nuanced story about Britain's imperial past and its dealings with the rest of the world. Adamson, Glenn Mar 1, 2020 2915
'A billboard shows Boris Johnson dangling from a zip-wire, a Union Jack in either hand': Matthew Sperling in Berlin. Sperling, Matthew May 1, 2019 764
Around the Galleries. Reilly, Samuel Jan 1, 2019 1035
Identity poetics: The interplay between Anglo-Saxon art and writing takes thrilling forms, writes Amy Jeffs. Jeffs, Amy Dec 1, 2018 1154
"All Too Human: Bacon, Freud and a Century of Painting Life": TATE BRITAIN. Jumabhoy, Zebra Sep 1, 2018 636
'What is now generally termed modern British art was then still in the doldrums': Peyton Skipwith on Edward Bawden. Skipwith, Peyton Essay Mar 1, 2018 1069
BADA: Apollo's highlights of the fair. Mar 1, 2018 574
A connoisseur king: Charles I's political judgement may have been poor, but his art collection was first rate. Baker, Christopher Mar 1, 2018 1113
Heaven's gate: Esther Chadwick wonders what William Blake really saw when he looked at the Sussex landscape. Chadwick, Esther Mar 1, 2018 1233
'The gallery is an important part of the city's cultural heritage': Martin Oldham at a revamped Leeds Art Gallery. Oldham, Martin Column Dec 1, 2017 1298
"Queer British Art 1861-1967" TATE BRITAIN. Serafinowicz, Sylwia Oct 1, 2017 642
Special relationships: Debates about black art in America influenced a later generation of black British artists. Piper, Keith Oct 1, 2017 1196
'I used to think art could change the world'. Himid, Lubaina Interview Jan 1, 2017 1295
British accents: as the Yale Center for British Art reopens and the Met's galleries of British decorative arts close for redisplay, is it time to think again about attitudes to British art in the US? Waterfield, Giles Jun 1, 2016 2497
'Free digital access is inherently democratic': Andrew Ellis on publishing the nation's art collection online. Ellis, Andrew Apr 1, 2016 703
From the archives: the wars, transgressions and political intrigues of Tudor England drive our fascination with this turbulent period in history-more so than the art that has survived, wrote David Piper in the December 1956 issue of Apollo. O'Byrne, Robert Mar 1, 2015 784
New horizons. Gray, Maggie Column Jan 1, 2015 2304
Enduring places. Hallman, Lee Essay Jan 1, 2015 2100
Political props: British responses to the Spanish Civil War were remarkably varied. Sperling, Matthew Jan 1, 2015 1023
Is the Turner Prize still relevant at 30? Long, Declan; Gascoigne, Laura Nov 1, 2014 1647
Rebecca Heald on the mixed fortunes of New Contemporaries. Heald, Rebecca Essay Nov 1, 2014 823
Dignity and despair: the full horror of the First World War is revealed in this poignant exhibition. Skipwith, Peyton Oct 1, 2014 1061
Connoisseurship now. Marks, Thomas Column Jun 1, 2014 648
Folk tales. Gascoigne, Laura Jun 1, 2014 2060
By George! Stourton, James Jun 1, 2014 1049
Little Breton. Purdon, James Jun 1, 2014 1068
Shared interests: Peyton Skipwith applauds an exploration of the creative links between five modern British artists. Skipwith, Peyton Apr 1, 2014 1026
To the lighthouse. Purdon, James Jan 1, 2014 2565
The Great War. Marks, Thomas Column Jan 1, 2014 661
Hit and miss: Aaron Rosen finds Tate Britain's survey of iconoclasm ambitious but ultimately uneven. Rosen, Aaron Nov 1, 2013 1036
Crisis point: Peyton Skipwith reports on an exhibition charting the artistic development of six painters during a turbulent period in British history. Skipwith, Peyton Sep 1, 2013 843
Transatlantic art. Humphries, Oscar Column Jan 1, 2013 465
Light and shade: a selection of Chris Ingram's collection of modern British art is on display at the Lightbox, a museum and gallery in his home town of Woking, Surrey. He talks to Apollo about his passion for collecting the 'dark' and 'challenging', and the importance of community. Waters, Florence Interview Jan 1, 2013 2608
The school of pop: the output of British painters and sculptors in the 1950s and 1960s defies easy categorisation, and the influence of Pop Art is contested by artists and critics alike. Now, more then half a century on, the time has come for a reappraisal of the movement on this side of the Atlantic. Luke, Ben Essay Jan 1, 2013 2717
Shining examples: Heike Zech is impressed by a rich selection of British silverware. Oct 1, 2012 1002
The art of collecting: the remarkable collection of works on paper at the Courtauld Gallery in London has at its heart the bequests and gifts of three very different collectors. An exhibition opening there this month reveals the breadth and character of the collection, and celebrates the tradition of philanthropy. Sloan, Rachel Jun 1, 2012 3239
Architecture: in 1898 Edwin Lutyens remodelled a brick building in Varengeville, near Dieppe, for a wealthy Anglophile client. Le Bois des Moutiers is a superb example of British Arts and Crafts design in a surprising location--but its future remains uncertain. Stamp, Gavin Jun 1, 2012 1237
Cool Britannia: Peyton Skipwith reports on an eclectic yet appealing survey of six decades of British design. Skipwith, Peyton Jun 1, 2012 1083
From the archives: the selection for the Royal Academy summer show has always provoked debate. Writing in June 1933, Herbert Furst rebuked the institution for its lack of radicalism--retracting his position the following year when confronted with Stanley Spencer. O'Byrne, Robert Jun 1, 2012 782
Perfection and pastiche: Corinna Lotz reports on an exploration of Picasso's influence on 20th-century British art. Lotz, Corinna Apr 1, 2012 1062
Around the galleries: now in its 30th year, the London Park Lane Arms Fair returns with its annual array of fine arms and armoury. Elsewhere in the capital, impressive surveys of Freud, Hirst and mid-century British art can be found. Kent, Monique Feb 1, 2012 854
Modern British issues. Humphries, Oscar Brief article Jan 1, 2012 278
"British Art Show 7". Williams, Gilda May 1, 2011 669
Brilliance watered down: this wide-ranging survey of British watercolours fails to comprehend 'Britishness'--and also the medium. Wilcox, Timothy May 1, 2011 1114
Celebrating British talent. Humphries, Oscar Apr 1, 2011 489
Revelatory encounters: while specialisation within the arts is undoubtedly crucial, there is much to be gained from shared artistic dialogues. Humphries, Oscar Viewpoint essay Apr 1, 2010 649
An eighteenth-century woman. Flannery, Maura C. Mar 1, 2010 4107
Wellington booty: modern British art at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa: the outstanding collection of modern British art at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa was for many years sidelined, partly for reasons of cultural nationalism. Mark Stocker tells the story of its creation and selects the highlights of a new display at Te Papa. Stocker, Mark Jan 1, 2010 2939
Market review: modern British art as well as a remarkable silver discovery made noteworthy prices. Jan 1, 2010 1023
Radio drama: a British art. Heptonstall, Geoffrey Viewpoint essay Jun 22, 2009 5859
Wallinger's mind-map: an enthralling exhibition probes the blurred boundary between fact and fiction. Bonaventura, Paul May 1, 2009 1085
Bring back beauty: Simon Jenkins, chairman of the National Trust, argues that it is time to stop being afraid to mention the fundamental concept that underpins the organisation's work. Jenkins, Simon Essay Apr 1, 2009 1744
The Treasury's little rays of sunshine. Hall, Michael Editorial Nov 1, 2008 628
Echoes of the orient: Philippa Glanville visits Brighton for the first exhibition in over 70 years to chart Britain's fascination with Chinese art and design. Glanville, Philippa Oct 1, 2008 994
The religious theme: Stephen Laird reflects, 50 years on from the Tate's notable exhibition. Laird, Stephen Sep 22, 2008 1435
Thomas Hope's 'true taste': this imaginatively staged exhibition pays handsome tribute to a great connoisseur, collector and designer. Knox, Tim May 1, 2008 1051
Public retraction: Martin Herbert on British arts funding. Herbert, Martin Apr 1, 2008 1886
Grosvenor House's new enchantments: a bumper month for art in London is led by the Grosvenor House fair, where a newly discovered Elizabethan tapestry takes centre stage. Moore, Susan Jun 1, 2007 2404
British furniture: as competition intensifies for the finest English 18th-century furniture, collectors are taking a new interest in Irish and Anglo-Indian pieces--but even so only the best is good enough. Garfield-Davies, Jeremy Jun 1, 2007 1151
Around the galleries: Susannah Woolmer chooses highlights from June's wealth of exhibitions, from Cubism and the cinema in New York and Asian art in Brussels to Keith Vaughan in London. Woolmer, Susannah Jun 1, 2007 542
Le gout francais in Trafalgar Square. Hall, Michael Mar 1, 2007 633
Artists in the gutter: the interest in squalor evident in recent British art stretches back to the satire of Hogarth and James Gilray. Far from being a sign of a recent moral decline, it may be a clue to the national character. Gayford, Martin Feb 1, 2007 1077
Modern British sculpture: the remarkable depth of this burgeoning market means that affordable pieces by major artists are still available. Rawlin, James Jan 1, 2007 1058
A cell of good living: a new extension gives the Pallant House Gallery in Chichester the space to prove that its collection of modern British art is one of the finest in existence, as Peyton Skipwith discovers. Skipwith, Peyton Nov 1, 2006 978
Where art & politics mix: the Wolfsonian in Miami Beach is based on the remarkable collection of art between 1880 and 1945 formed by its founder, Mitchell Wolfson Jr. Peyton Skipwith surveys the range and depth of its outstanding holdings of British art, which encompass paintings, sculpture and all the decorative arts, with a special focus on propaganda. Skipwith, Peyton Critical essay Aug 1, 2006 2504
Britain and the Bauhaus: Alan Powers challenges the view that the reception of the Bauhaus in 1930s Britain went little futher than providing temporary shelter for some of its teachers. Common roots with the Bauhaus in the Arts and Crafts movement helps to explain a lively British interest in the school's ideals, among not only architects but also designers--and even puppeteers. Powers, Alan Essay May 1, 2006 4870
The empty plinth: contemporary British artists appear unable to rise to the challenge of public sculpture, as the arguments over new sculptures for Trafalgar Square make all too obvious. Stamp, Gavin Dec 1, 2005 1417
Gilbert & George: Lehmann Maupin/Sonnabend Gallery. Avgikos, Jan Mar 1, 2005 546
Connoisseurs and cheapskates. Hall, Michael Dec 1, 2004 828
Young British art: Kate Bush on the YBA sensation. Bush, Kate Oct 1, 2004 3153
Turn, turn, turn: Martin Herbert on the 2004 Turner Prize. Herbert, Martin Sep 1, 2004 850
Thomas Bewick and Cherryburn. Purcell, Mark Apr 1, 2003 981
Dramatic Turner seascapes on view. (Baltimore). Brief Article Feb 1, 2002 258
Artists in the London Landscape. Crow, Charlotte Brief Article Mar 1, 2001 907
"John Hilliard - Works 1969-99". Sep 1, 1999 111
Peter Fend. Corris, Michael Sep 1, 1994 616
Angus Fairhurst/Caroline Caley. Archer, Michael Dec 1, 1993 528
Pop Art and genre. Bann, Stephen Jan 1, 1993 4338
London, world city - for external consumption? Thorne, Robert Nov 1, 1992 1154

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