Acquisition highlights from June | Apollo Magazine

Apollo’s monthly survey of the most significant works to enter public collections shines a light on the gaps museums have been able to plug and the new stories they are trying to tell. National Gallery of Art, Washington, DCThirteen drawings by MC Escher The NGA holds the most significant collection of works outside Europe by … Read more

TEFAF Maastricht 2022 highlights | Apollo Magazine

From the June 2022 issue of Apollo. Preview and subscribe here. The European Fine Art Foundation (TEFAF) returns to Maastricht this month, with its first summer opening. The 35th edition of what one dealer has called ‘the greatest fair in the world’ is at the Maastricht Exhibition & Conference Center (MECC) from 25–30 June, with … Read more

Highlights From Columbia University’s MFA Thesis Exhibition

Aren’t we all feeling a little more mortal these days? Between a global pandemic, endless wars, and recent clampdowns on reproductive and trans rights, artists are rightfully unsure what the future holds. Across the cultural sector, people are also thinking about the meaning of art in monetized public spaces, often directly in relation to their … Read more

A Lower East Side Gallery Highlights Untold Abortion Stories

last week, Politico leaked a Supreme Court draft opinion that threatened to strike down Roe v. Wade, and late last summer, Texas banned most abortions after six weeks of pregnancy. In the United States, nearly one in four women will receive an abortion by age 45, but even though the procedures are common, talking about … Read more

“Slip Zone” Highlights Global Connections in Postwar Abstraction –

In the exhibition “Slip Zone: A New Look at Postwar Abstraction in the Americas and East Asia” at the Dallas Museum of Art, Jackson Pollock’s 1947 painting Cathedral hangs near a photograph documenting Gutai artist Kazuo Shiraga painting with his feet at the “2nd Gutai Art Exhibition” in Tokyo in October 1956. Standing shirtless with … Read more

Street Photography That Highlights the Female Gaze

Ask why blue-chip photography galleries represent fewer women than men, and you might hear a supply-side argument: “A century ago, there just weren’t that many women making museum-quality work.” A Female Gaze: Seven Decades of Women Street Photographers, now on view at Howard Greenberg Gallery, proves this theory false. Encompassing work by 12 women photographers … Read more