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The Apollo magazine podcast takes a monthly look at international art news, including major stories from the museum world and art market and discussion of the best exhibitions worldwide. Guests include artists, museum directors and curators, writers and art world specialists.

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The Apollo magazine podcast takes a monthly look at international art news, including major stories from the museum world and art market and discussion of the best exhibitions worldwide. Guests include artists, museum directors and curators, writers and art world specialists.

    The Masterpiece podcast: episode three

    The Masterpiece podcast: episode three

    Presented by Masterpiece London in partnership with Apollo, this three-part series of podcasts provides an insight into the works on show at this year’s Masterpiece fair. In this final episode, Sophie Barling speaks to Charis Tyndall of Charles Ede about a striking image of female companionship on an Ancient Greek funeral stele. Nick Stagliano of Michele Beiny gallery tells the story behind a porcelain breast bowl made for Marie Antoinette, while Adam Lowe talks about the display he has curated with architect Charlotte Skene Catling for the fair’s new Masterpiece [Re]Discovery section, 'Avoiding Oblivion: The Preservation of Pharaonic Knowledge’, which builds on the work of Lowe’s workshop Factum Arte in the Valley of the Kings over the last two decades.
    Masterpiece London is at the Royal Hospital Chelsea from 30 June–6 July.

    • 27 min
    The Masterpiece podcast: episode two

    The Masterpiece podcast: episode two

    Presented by Masterpiece London in partnership with Apollo, this three-part series of podcasts provides an insight into the works on show at this year’s Masterpiece fair. In the second episode, Sophie Barling talks to Melanie Vandenbrouck, sculpture curator at the V&A, about her selections for the fair’s ‘Sculpture Series’ – among them works by Zak Ové, Cathy Pilkington and Marie Watt. Pom Harrington discusses a rediscovered authorial presentation copy of Jane Austen’s Emma, at the booth of Peter Harrington this year, while Alessandra di Castro explores the history of a group of watercolours depicting Etruscan jewellery by the Roman jeweller and antiquities dealer Alfredo Castellani.
    Masterpiece London is at the Royal Hospital Chelsea from 30 June–6 July.

    • 35 min
    The Masterpiece podcast: episode one

    The Masterpiece podcast: episode one

    Presented by Masterpiece London in partnership with Apollo, this three-part series of podcasts provides an insight into the works on show at this year’s Masterpiece fair. In the first episode, Sophie Barling talks to Pakistani-American artist Anila Quayyum Agha about her attention-grabbing installation for Masterpiece Presents, at the entrance to this year’s Masterpiece London fair; to Errol Manners of ceramics specialists E & H Manners; and to James Brett, director of the Gallery of Everything, about two intriguing pieces on his stand at the fair this year.
    Masterpiece London is at the Royal Hospital Chelsea from 30 June–6 July.

    • 35 min
    The Apollo Awards podcast: Sofia Garcia on the NFT market

    The Apollo Awards podcast: Sofia Garcia on the NFT market

    In this episode of the Apollo Awards podcast Gabrielle Schwarz speaks to Sofia Garcia about the market for NFTs. Garcia is the founder of ARTXCODE, a digital gallery supporting algorithmic artists through exhibitions, special projects and private sales. She is also on the curatorial board of Art Blocks, a platform where artists can create generative art that lives on the Ethereum blockchain. She discusses different types of NFT art, the minting process and the role of the curator within the NFT space. 
    Presented in partnership with Close Brothers Asset Management, this three-part series takes a focused look at NFTs, featuring interviews with experts about different aspects of the technology from making to selling to collecting on the blockchain.

    • 20 min
    The Apollo Awards podcast: Sam Spike on digital collectibles

    The Apollo Awards podcast: Sam Spike on digital collectibles

    In this episode of the Apollo Awards podcast Gabrielle Schwarz speaks to art historian Sam Spike about how non-fungible tokens have transformed collecting. Spike is the co-founder of JPG, an NFT curation platform, as well as the Creative Director of Fingerprints DAO, a collection of work that uses the blockchain as an artistic medium. He discusses issues of ownership and security, and why not everything needs to become an NFT. 
    Presented in partnership with Close Brothers Asset Management, this three-part series takes a focused look at NFTs, featuring interviews with experts about different aspects of the technology –from making to selling to collection on the blockchain.

    • 25 min
    The Apollo Awards podcast: Rafaël Rozendaal on internet art

    The Apollo Awards podcast: Rafaël Rozendaal on internet art

    In this episode of the Apollo Awards podcast Gabrielle Schwarz speaks to the New York-based artist Rafaël Rozendaal, who has been using the internet as his canvas for almost two decades. His websites along with other media have been exhibited and can be found in collections around the world from the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam to The Whitney Museum of American art in New York. The artist reflects on his artistic processes, the freedom of creating art on the web and the accessibility of NFTs.
    Presented in partnership with the Close Brothers Asset Management, this three-part series takes a focused look at NFTs, featuring interviews with experts about different aspects of the technology – from making to selling to collecting on the blockchain.
     

    • 22 min

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