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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Jacqueline Hassink: View, Kyoto, Benrubi Gallery, New York

Jacqueline Hassink, Benrubi Gallery

Jacqueline Hassink’s View, Kyoto, is a serene and powerful series of photographs depicting 34 of Kyoto’s Zen Buddhist temples and gardens.

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2015: Longlisted Artist Filmmaker Annina Roescheisen

AAP 2015: Annina Roescheisen

The Aesthetica Art Prize is a celebration of excellence in art from across the world. We shine a spotlight on longlisted artist Annina Roescheisen.

Interview with Katerina Gregos, Artistic Director of Art Brussels

Interview with Katerina Gregos

Art Brussels returns for its 33rd year this April. We speak to artistic director Katerina Gregos about her favourite parts of this year’s fair.

Olafur Eliasson, Expanding Environments in Aesthetica Magazine

Olafur Eliasson in Aesthetica

In 2014 Olafur Eliasson’s Riverbed took over the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, for the museum’s first solo exhibition of his work.

Helen Sear, ...the rest is smoke, Wales in Venice, La Biennale de Venezia, Venice

Helen Sear, Wales in Venice

The Arts Council of Wales has selected artist Helen Sear to represent Cymru yn Fenis / Wales in Venice at the 56th International Art Exhibition.

Staying Power: Photographs of Black British Experience 1950s-1990s, V&A, London

Staying Power at the V&A

Photographs of Black British Experience 1950s-1990s features more than 50 photographs recently acquired from the Black Cultural Archives.

Subodh Gupta: Seven Billion Light Years

In Seven Billion Light Years Gupta’s middle class everyman is replaced by references to the underprivileged in Indian society.

Interview with Duncan Forbes, Curator of SITUATIONS at Fotomuseum Winterthur

Interview with Dr Duncan Forbes

We Speak to Dr Duncan Forbes about photographic culture in the digital age and Fotomuseum Winterthur’s new exhibition format, SITUATIONS.

Review of Art Paris Art Fair

Review of Art Paris Art Fair

This year Art Paris Art Fair showcased Asian art, once again demonstrating how inventive and abundant the art scene in Asia still is.

Armenity: Contemporary Artists from the Armenian Diaspora, The National Pavilion for the Republic of Armenia, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice

Armenity: Armenia in Venice

This year’s National Pavilion for the Republic of Armenia at the 56th Venice Biennale will reflect on the centenary of the Armenian Genocide.

Cig Harvey, Robert Klein Gallery

British-born artist Cig Harvey uses photography to reveal the complexities underlying everyday life and our relationships with family and friends.

Andrew Browne, Glimpse, Martin Browne Contemporary, Sydney, Australia

Andrew Browne, Glimpse

Dark shadows, contrasting colours, smooth and ruptured textures fill the works created by artist Andrew Browne (b. 1960) in his latest series Glimpse.

HOME 2015 Opening Season, Manchester

HOME 2015 Opening Season

HOME is an international centre for contemporary visual arts, theatre and film, whose opening programme features international collaborations.

Review of Evan Roth: Voices Over the Horizon, Carroll/Fletcher, London

Review of Evan Roth: Voices Over the Horizon, Carroll/Fletcher, London

The internet exists in the physical world spectrally, at once oppressively — or conveniently – pervasive and seemingly intangible, invisible and indefinite.

Review of Will Shannon: The Closet Craftsman, mac Birmingham

Will Shannon: The Closet Craftsman

Will Shannon (b.1980) describes himself as: “designer, maker, artist, architect, prototyper, workplace designer, maybe”.

SP-Arte Latin American Art Fair 2015, São Paulo, Brazil

SP-Arte Latin American Art Fair 2015

The leading Latin American art fair will return for its 11th edition in the Ciccillo Matarazzo pavilion at the Ibirapuera Park in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Milan Image Art Fair, The Mall, Porta Nuova Varesine, Milan

Milan Image Art Fair 2015

The fifth edition of the Milan Image Art Fair, dedicated to photography, will open in the new location of Porta Nuova Varesine this April.

Aesthetica Art Prize: Interview with Saliha Elhoussaini, Shortlisted Artist

AAP Interview: Saliha Elhoussaini

We speak to Aesthetica Art Prize 2015 shortlisted artist, Saliha Elhoussaini, about her intricate and delicate drawing series, Interdependence.

Review of Wild Card, Tim Casson, Casson & Friends, Sadlers Wells, London

Review: Wild Card, Sadlers Wells

Sadlers Wells has always celebrated innovation in dance and their new Wild Card series is the latest expression of their commitment to upcoming talent.

Review of Masterpieces of Fashion Photography, LUMAS, London

Fashion Photography at LUMAS

Fashion, when not falling under the category of Anna Wintour’s “dirty word” trend, can be iconic and timeless.

Review of Pushing an Ism, Museum of Modern Art of Buenos Aires

Review: Pushing an Ism, MAMBA

Pushing an Ism at MAMBA urges us to re-acquaint ourselves with the original inspiration of much abstract art of today and the last century: the body.

The Aesthetica Art Prize: Winners Announced for the 2015 Awards

AAP 2015 Winners Announced

British painter John Keane was announced as the winner of the Main Prize for the Aesthetica Art Prize 2015 at the exhibition preview at York St Mary’s.

Make Yourself Comfortable at Chatsworth, Chatsworth House, Derbyshire

Make Yourself Comfortable

Contemporary chair design exhibition, Make Yourself Comfortable at Chatsworth, includes furniture by innovative designers such as Moritz Waldemeyer.

Review of Niki de Saint Phalle, Guggenheim Bilbao

Niki de Saint Phalle, Guggenheim

Niki de Saint Phalle’s Mamas are huge, bounding, ecstatic forms, but there is more to the artist than her voluptuous figures.

Bruce Nauman: Transgressing Conventional Boundaries in Aesthetica Magazine

Bruce Nauman: Transgressing Conventional Boundaries

The Fondation Cartier Pour L’Art Contemporain in Paris presents Nauman’s first major solo show in France in over 15 years.

Review: Savage Beauty, V&A

The “enfant terrible” of British fashion, Alexander McQueen rose from obscurity to become one of the world’s top contemporary fashion designers.

Aesthetica Art Prize: Interview with Owen Waterhouse, Shortlisted Artist

Interview with Owen Waterhouse

This year’s Aesthetica Art Prize sees a stunning collection of contemporary artworks grace the medieval interior of York St Mary’s.

Garry Winogrand, Fundacion Mapfre, Madrid

Garry Winogrand, Fundacion Mapfre

North American photographer Garry Winogrand has been cited as the central photographer of his generation, alongside greats such as Walker Evans.

Review of Richard Long: The Spike Island Tapes, Alan Cristea Gallery, London

Richard Long, Alan Cristea Gallery

For The Spike Island Tapes at Alan Cristea Gallery, London, Richard Long has created his largest and boldest collection of print works to date.

Masterpieces of Fashion Photography, LUMAS, London

Fashion Photography, LUMAS

LUMAS has announced an exclusive gallery event showcasing limited editions of iconic works by the foremost fashion photographers of the 21st century.

Tom Butler: Inhabitants, Charlie Smith London

Tom Butler, Charlie Smith London

After exhibiting across Europe and America, Tom Butler’s most recent show builds on the ongoing series of appropriated Victorian cabinet cards.

Review of Pronoia: Paranoia In reverse, Curated by Sophie Nibbs

Pronoia: Paranoia In reverse

Pronoia: Paranoia In reverse, an exhibition curated by Sophie Nibbs, provoked the audience to consider the pressure to constantly pursue happiness.

Ronchini Gallery, London, Sean Lynch: DeLorean Progress Report

Sean Lynch: DeLorean Progress Report

This solo show from Irish artist Sean Lynch takes as its focus the DeLorean car factory, which operated in Dunmurry, Belfast, for one year from 1981-1982.

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