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The Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition 2015: Short Film Now Available to Watch

A short film about the Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition 2015 is now available to watch, presenting insights into the work of the shortlisted artists through interviews, clips from the preview night and close ups of the stunning pieces.

Numbercult – Articulations, CCA Glasgow

Numbercult – Articulations, CCA Glasgow

For the latest in their ongoing Cryptic Nights series of events, Glasgow-based producing art house Cryptic present a new work from Craig Ritchie Allan, who, under the name Numbercult, creates performances.

Defining the Territory: Ends of the Earth, Land Art to 1974 in Aesthetica Magazine

Defining the Territory: Ends of the Earth, Land Art to 1974 in Aesthetica Magazine

The first large-scale survey of Land Art took place at MOCA, Los Angeles, in 2012.

Review of Carol Bove: The Plastic Unit, David Zwirner, London

Review of Carol Bove: The Plastic Unit, David Zwirner, London

In Carol Bove’s first exhibition at David Zwirner, London, The Plastic Unit, the subtle elegance emitted from the Mayfair townhouse, is sharply placed at odds with Bove’s curious combinations of materials.

John Keane, Speaking Power to Truth, Flowers Gallery, London

John Keane, Speaking Power to Truth, Flowers Gallery, London

British artist John Keane has focused on a range of political questions of our age throughout his career, coming to national prominence in 1991 after having been appointed official British war artist during the Gulf War.

Grayson Perry: Provincial Punk, Turner Contemporary, Margate

Grayson Perry: Provincial Punk, Turner Contemporary, Margate

A new exhibition features over fifty works including previously unseen collaged and painted sketchbooks, rarely seen super-8 films and recent tapestries.

Review of Annemarie Heinrich: Secret Intentions, MALBA, Buenos Aires

Annemarie Heinrich: Secret Intentions

The daring Argentine photographer Annemarie Heinrich (1912-2005) had to keep her pioneering spirit under wraps during her lifetime.

Ursula von Rydingsvard, The 56th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, Giardino della Marinaressa, Venice

Ursula von Rydingsvard in Venice

Yorkshire Sculpture Park presents a major open-air exhibition of six of Ursula von Rydingsvard’s sculptures at the 56th International Art Exhibition, Venice.

Lucy Beech: Me and Mine, FVU Harris Museum and Art Gallery and The Tetley

Lucy Beech: Me and Mine

Me and Mine explores empathy and the way in which entering someone else’s pain allows one to see the world through another’s eyes, to travel.

Interview with Ellis Ludwig-Leone from San Fermin on New Album Jackrabbit

Interview with Ellis Ludwig-Leone from San Fermin on New Album Jackrabbit

We take a moment to speak to San Fermin band leader Ellis Ludwig-Leone, who studied music composition at Yale and was an assistant to contemporary classical music composer and arranger Nico Muhly.

Historical Futures, Apricot Gallery, London

Historical Futures

Historical Futures brings together the works of Blair Cahill, Cheryl Papasian, Necole Schmitz and Alex J Wood that incorporate traditional, often craft-based media to examine the contemporary world.

Interview with Cliff Andrade, Longlisted in the Aesthetica Art Prize 2015

AAP Interview: Cliff Andrade

Inspired by research-based social documentary projects, Andrade transforms real objects and events into dramatically-lit photographic tableaux.

Interview with Yolanda Romero on José Guerrero: The Presence of Black

Yolanda Romero on José Guerrero

Overshadowed by the 400th anniversary of the death of El Greco, 2014 was also the year of José Guerrero.

Interview with Marko Nyberg of Husky Rescue

Interview with Marko Nyberg of Husky Rescue

Husky Rescue’s new album The Long Lost Friend: Special Edition is out on Catskills Records now. Marko Nyberg founded the band in 2002 and he…

Mona Hatoum, Fundación Proa, Buenos Aires

Mona Hatoum, Fundación Proa

Fundación Proa enlisted the help of Mona Hatoum in the curating of this small exhibition of the artist’s works from the 1980s to the present day.

Christopher Williams, Dismantling the Spectacle in Aesthetica Magazine

Christopher Williams in Aesthetica

In 2014 the Museum of Modern Art, New York, hosted a large scale retrospective of the work of conceptual artist Christopher Williams.

Interview with Matt Hawthorn, Head of Art and Design at York St John University and Aesthetica Art Prize Speaker

AAP: Identity and performance

We speak to Matt Hawthorn, Head of Art and Design at York St John University, about his research into the identity and importance of performance art.

Interview with Artist Zoë Hough on The Microbial Verdict : You Live Until You Die

Interview with Zoë Hough

Arebyte Gallery opens a solo exhibition by Zoë Hough which explores issues surrounding ageing and the desire for control over our bodies.

Working the Medium of Metal - The Art of Tobbe Malm

The Art of Tobbe Malm

Since 2008 Swedish artist Tobbe Malm has been living and working in Norway and creating his metal sculptures full time.

Light Show, The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney

Light Show, MCA Australia

Light Show explores the versatility of light as a sculptural medium through 20 installations from a diverse selection of international artists.

Review of Still House Group: Testing Ground, Zabludowicz Collection, London

Review of Testing Ground

Fresh from New York, The Still House Group brought its brand of ever-evolving DIY art to the Zabludowicz Collection in London for the first time.

SOLUNA: International Music & Arts Festival, Dallas Arts District

SOLUNA, Dallas Arts District

The Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s new classical music and fine arts festival is centred in the Dallas Arts District and is anchored by live performances.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

Discover the best in contemporary art exhibitions from across the world in our 5 to See. This week, we have compiled a fantastic list of shows to see.

Interview with Todd Antony, Longlisted Artist in the Aesthetica Art Prize 2015.

AAP Interview: Todd Antony

Todd Antony has been longlisted in the Aesthetica Art Prize 2015. The artist travels across the world to capture the lives of extraordinary people.

Riviera Style: Resort & Swimwear Since 1900, Fashion & Textile Museum, London

Riviera Style: Resort & Swimwear

Celebrating a century of swimwear style, King & McGaw have delved into the image archives of its partners to present a series of iconic prints.

Interview with The Other Art Fair Artist Anastasiya Lazurenko

Interview with Anastasiya Lazurenko

We speak to Anastasiya Lazurenko about her presentation at The Other Fair alongside her ongoing quest to reflect the truth in photography.

In Conversation, Susan Hiller in Aesthetica Magazine

Susan Hiller in Aesthetica Magazine

Last year Aesthetica interviewed artist Susan Hiller about her practice and participation in group exhibition Slow Learner at Timothy Taylor Gallery.

Review of Tim Etchells: The Facts on the Ground, Vitrine Gallery, London

Tim Etchells at Vitrine Gallery

There is something disarming about Tim Etchells’ environments in which the ordinary and the mundane become laced with an unknown potency.

Personne et les autres: Vincent Meessen and Guests, Belgian Pavilion, International Art Exhibition, Biennale di Venezia, Venice

Belgian Pavilion at Venice

The Belgian Pavilion at the 56th Venice Biennale will present the work of Vincent Meessen together with a series of carefully selected guest artists.

Interview with Choreographer Alexander Whitley

Interview with Alexander Whitley

Alexander Whitley, one of Britain’s most exciting young choreographers, explores how ideas of production make an impact upon the body.

FACT 2015 Exhibition Programme, Foundation for Art and Creative Technology, Liverpool

FACT 2015 Programme

FACT’s four annual exhibitions includes a selection of international new-media art, beginning with Group Therapy: Mental Distress in a Digital Age.

Mythopoeia: Mequitta Ahuja, Kapwani Kiwanga, Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum and Alida Rodrigues, Tiwani Contemporary, London

Mythopoeia at Tiwani Contemporary

Tiwani Contemporary gathers together four artists for its latest exhibition Mythopoeia, which celebrates the age-old role of storytelling.

Interview with Artist Flore Nové-Josserand

Interview with Flore Nové-Josserand

Flore Nové-Josserand creates visually captivating installations. The artist speaks to us about her interest in London’s current housing problem.

Lee Ufan, Lisson Gallery, London

Lee Ufan at Lisson Gallery

Working with limited colour and gesture, Lee Ufan believes in retaining an economy of representation while attempting to create the maximum resonance.

Los Carpinteros, Parasol Unit, London

Los Carpinteros at Parasol Unit

Cuban art collective, Los Carpinteros, is formed of duo Marco Castillo and Dagoberto Rodríguez who create humorous installations and sculptures.

The Poetry of Place: Duncan Shanks’s Sketchbooks and the Upper Clyde, Glasgow

The Poetry of Place: Duncan Shanks

This new exhibition of sketchbooks at the Hunterian Art Gallery establishes Scottish artist Duncan Shanks as the Robert Macfarlane of paint.

Interview with New York-based Artist Jason Covert, Longlisted in the Aesthetica Art Prize

AAP Interview: Jason Covert

Jason Covert was longlisted in the Aesthetica Art Prize with his artists’ film Excavation, an ultra-personal journey through one man’s fears.

Review of Francis Alÿs: A Story of Negotiation, Tamayo Museum, Mexico City

Review: Francis Alÿs at Tamayo

Francis Alÿs’ newest exhibition, A Story of Negotiation, was curated by Cuauhtémoc Medina and is currently running at the Tamayo Museum.

5 to See This Weekend

5 to See This Weekend

This exhibition round-up traverses the divide between art and politics, appearance and reality to explore fresh perspectives of human history.

Memory Unearthed: The Lodz Ghetto Photographs of Henryk Ross, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto

Memory Unearthed: Henryk Ross

Presented in three subdued rooms at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Henryk Ross’ photographic collection reflects on life in the Lodz Jewish ghetto.

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