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June 2024 Volume CXCIX No– 731

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17 Editor’s Letter 18 Agenda

June museum exhibitions, plus the pick of the fairs in Basel and what not to miss in London 25 Around the Galleries

Isabella Smith previews the latest editions of The Treasure House Fair and London Art Week 35 In Perspective

Hettie Judah on the women who transformed violence into art 38 Letter

Sophie Barling on the joys of toile de Jouy, the favourite fabric of Napoleon Bonaparte

Cover Chalk Cliffs on Rügen, 1818, Caspar David Friedrich (1774–1840), oil on canvas, 90.8 × 70.6cm. Kunst Museum Winterthur. Photo: SIK-ISEA, Zürich/Philipp Hitz See feature on pp. 60–67


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44 Diary

Tristram Hunt on the hidden costs of free admission to UK museums 46 Architecture

Charles Holland considers how architects are portrayed on screen 48 Food

Bee Wilson on duelling versions of a picnic scene by Manet and Monet 50 Wine

Christina Makris on a famous Italian poster advertising vermouth 95 Art Market

Jane Morris reports on the growing appetite for work by Indigenous artists from all over the world 101 Collectors’ Focus

Demand for the work of women Impressionists is hampered only by a lack of supply, writes Emma Crichton-Miller

Features 52 The New Crop

Michael Delgado takes a trip to Kunstsilo, a grain silo-turnedmuseum exhibiting Nordic art 60 Against Nature

The landscapes of Caspar David Friedrich represent the effect of man on a rapidly changing world, writes Stephanie O’Rourke 68 Room for More

Arjun Sajip finds out how the Barber Institute in Birmingham is thriving in difficult conditions 78 Depth of Field

Nancy E. Edwards explains how a huge Flemish tapestry captures the complexity of a 16th-century battle 84 From the Ruins

Collectors Lorena Pérez-Jácome and Javier Lumbreras tell Susan Moore about their ambitions for a new exhibition complex in Spain


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