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JANUARY 2017 VOLUME CLXXXV No– 649

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Cover Marionette from Cabaret Crusades: The Secrets of Karbala, 2014, Wael Shawky (b. 1971), Murano glass, fabric, metal, 50 × 15 × 11cm See feature on pp. 48–54

APOLLO JANUARY 2017

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13 Editor’s Letter 14 Agenda

January highlights 16 Forum

Does Brussels need the Pompidou? 18 Diary

Peyton Skipwith on the return of British figurative art 21 Letter

Kitty Hauser in Sydney 22 Architecture

Gavin Stamp on Westminster Cathedral’s mosaics 24 Q&A

Lubaina Himid discusses her upcoming UK retrospective 28 Inquiry

Adrian Ellis on the challenges ahead for New York’s museums 34 BRAFA Preview

Emma Crichton-Miller selects her highlights of the fair

Features 40 A Champion of the Arts

Susan Moore talks to Sir Angus Grossart about his longstanding dedication to Scottish art 48 Pulling the Strings

Wael Shawky discusses puppetmaking and the Crusades with Sameer Rahim 56 The Open Museum

Martin Oldham talks to Catherine de Zegher, director of Ghent’s Museum of Fine Arts, about making Old Masters matter 62 An Indian Revival

Gavin Stamp looks at the legacy of Lockwood Kipling, the British imperialist who championed traditional Indian crafts

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