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Vanitas. Oct 1, 2013 720
Editor's letter: the editor's role. Editorial Sep 1, 2013 529
Turkish delight. Interview Sep 1, 2013 2087
Australian spirit. Column Jul 1, 2013 477
Calling home. Interview Jul 1, 2013 1946
Apollo remembers. Column Jun 1, 2013 483
Do look now. Jun 1, 2013 675
Public outrage. Editorial May 1, 2013 505
Paper trails. Editorial Apr 1, 2013 420
TEFAF and beyond. Column Mar 1, 2013 513
House of wonders: a great collector of the finest works spanning the 18th to the 21st century, Dimitri Mavrommatis's apartment is home to an extensive collection of modern and contemporary art including standout pieces by Picasso, Fontana and Calder as well as tribal art, 18th-century furniture and Sevres porcelain. He talks to Apollo. Interview Mar 1, 2013 1707
Local colour. Column Feb 1, 2013 460
Transatlantic art. Column Jan 1, 2013 465
Did they see it coming? Dec 1, 2012 488
The defence of art. Column Nov 1, 2012 486
Fashioning history. Editorial Oct 1, 2012 476
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. Oct 1, 2012 2112
Cultural legacy. Editorial Sep 1, 2012 480
Titian transformed: the National Gallery has celebrated securing the Bridgewater Titians with an unusual collaborative exhibition. Curator Minna Moore Ede talks to Apollo about the rationale behind the show--and how the great Venetian painter continues to speak to us. Sep 1, 2012 2034
Going for bronze. Column Jul 1, 2012 499
Taxing questions. Column Jun 1, 2012 494
Art on the move. Column May 1, 2012 481
A new horizon: the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney reopened in March following an 18-month redevelopment. Its transformation further enlivens the cultural landscape of Australia, and is the latest development in the increasingly international profile of Australian art. May 1, 2012 1547
The artist as collector. Column Apr 1, 2012 504
The best of the best ... Column Mar 1, 2012 519
The life blood of art: Marc Quinn's reputation for sensationalism was forged when he made a cast of his head and filled it with his own frozen blood. Two decades on, the British artist talks to Apollo about the influence of Asian antiquities on his sculpture, and how art from the ancient kingdom of Gandhara is infusing his new work. Interview Mar 1, 2012 1726
Ancient and modern. Column Feb 1, 2012 490
Modern British issues. Brief article Jan 1, 2012 278
Youth and beauty: Jack Kirkland's collection reveals his ability to co-ordinate disparate pieces with ease. Twentieth-century paintings sit alongside Hellenistic bronzes, a Carracci portrait and an Egyptian faience baboon. He talks to Apollo about the evolution of his eclectic collection. Interview Jan 1, 2012 2293
Apollo's 2011 awards ... Column Dec 1, 2011 493
Earthly symmetries. Nov 1, 2011 489
Made in China: Judith Neilson and her husband Kerr founded the White Rabbit Gallery in Sydney, which displays Chinese art produced after the year 2000. She spoke to Apollo about why she wanted to share her collection. Interview Nov 1, 2011 1777
Designing history. Column Oct 1, 2011 485
Taking art to the masses: the art and politics of disability take centre stage in the Museum of Everything's latest show. But, asks Oscar Humphries, does it only work in a department store? Oct 1, 2011 518
A passion for Italy: fashion designer Gerolamo Etro's outstanding collection includes antiquities, 2oth-century masters and West African masks, but its main accent is on grand Italian 16th- and 17th-century works. He talks to Apollo about his love of the baroque--and the complexities of Italy's export laws. Sep 1, 2011 1703
Art beyond borders. Editorial Jul 1, 2011 484
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. Jul 1, 2011 2209
Pointing to the past. Editorial Jun 1, 2011 510
Ambitious form. Editorial May 1, 2011 446
Celebrating British talent. Apr 1, 2011 489
All eyes on Maastricht ... Mar 1, 2011 457
The attitude of artistry: Jacques Grange's 18th-century apartment in the Palais-Royal in Paris houses his impressive collection of modern and contemporary pieces against an elegant, neoclassical backdrop. He talks to Apollo about why presenting a collection can be as important as creating one. Mar 1, 2011 1697
Halcyon daze ... Feb 1, 2011 440
In the Parthenon's Shadow: a selection from George Economou's broad and impressive art collection opens at the newly restored Municipal Gallery of Athens this month. He talks to Apollo about his reasons for putting his private treasures on public display--and how the true cost of collecting means living out of a suitcase. Feb 1, 2011 1344
Reasons to collaborate ... Jan 1, 2011 466
Apollo's 2010 awards ... Dec 1, 2010 507
Making a museum: David Walsh's collection ranges from antiquities to Anselm Kiefer, and he's recently completed a three-storey museum to house it. The Museum of Old and New Art opens in January 2011--but will its Tasmanian location attract the global audience the museum deserves? Dec 1, 2010 1709
The giving game ... Editorial Nov 1, 2010 535
The house of illusion: the Fetta di Polenta in Turin, designed by Alessandro Antonelli during the 19th century, is an astonishing seven-storey building that at its narrowest point measures just 54 centimetres. Its gallerist owner, Franco Noero, talks to Apollo about how the remarkable spaces within generate ideas and artistic responses. Interview Nov 1, 2010 2111
Harnessing the future. Editorial Oct 1, 2010 491
Better early than late ... Column Sep 1, 2010 503
Rituals of affection. Editorial Jul 1, 2010 516
Shock of the new--and old. Editorial Jun 1, 2010 492
Made in metal: Peter Merino talks to Apollo about his collection of bronzes and why he is a passionate advocate for the decorative arts. Interview Jun 1, 2010 1359
Art outside ... outdoor sculpture elicits a range of reactions--from controversy to simply being ignored--but at its best it has the power to make us reappraise our surroundings. May 1, 2010 624
Revelatory encounters: while specialisation within the arts is undoubtedly crucial, there is much to be gained from shared artistic dialogues. Viewpoint essay Apr 1, 2010 649

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