Vogue 100: A Century of Style, The Manchester Art Gallery

Vogue 100: A Century of Style, The Manchester Art Gallery

Vogue: A Century of Style at Manchester Art Gallery gives visitors a lens through which to look at the Magazine’s British incarnation and the culture it evolved in.

The Art Conference: Cutting-Edge Art in Historic London

The Art Conference: Cutting-Edge Art in Historic London

Evoking achievable aspirations in attendees, The Art Conference is a two-day arts festival that explores the intersection of technology, art and culture.

Review of Henry Hussey’s Reliquaries at Gallery 8, Duke Street, London

Review of Henry Hussey’s Reliquaries at Gallery 8, Duke Street, London

Henry Hussey’s deeply personal work draws its power from a willingness to engage with sacred elements including family, love, politics, death, and memory at his show, Reliquaries, at Gallery 8.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: Ellen Jantzen, Photography

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: Ellen Jantzen, Photography

Ellen Jantzen is interested in states of reality. As her awareness grows of the many scientific theories about multi-universes and space/time paradoxes, she finds reality difficult to depict.

The Other Art Fair Bristol

The Other Art Fair Bristol

One of the UK’s best-loved fair to meet and buy art direct from fresh talent and undiscovered artists, The Other Art Fair (TOAF), returns to Bristol’s waterside Arnolfini this weekend. From 22-24 July.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

As temperatures soar this week, we take a break from the sun with a fresh pick of shows. Our 5 To See draws us into the world of William Eggleston and recollects the importance of The Beat Generation.

Edinburgh Art Festival 2016

Edinburgh Art Festival 2016

The UK’s largest annual festival of visual art returns to Edinburgh on 28 July with a dynamic programme of partner exhibitions and pop-up events taking place across the Scottish capital.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call For Entries: Q+A with Student Prize Winner David Hochgatterer

Aesthetica Art Prize Call For Entries: Q+A with Student Prize Winner David Hochgatterer

David Hochgatterer won the Student Art Prize at this year’s Aesthetica Art Prize, with his installation sound bar, Time to X, which transforms the fourth dimension, time, into a geometrical expanse.

Zaha Hadid Architects: New Melbourne CBD Tower

Zaha Hadid Architects: New Melbourne CBD Tower

Zaha Hadid Architects and Plus Architecture’s design for a new 54-storey tower in Melbourne has been approved. The proposed structure will be situated in Melbourne’s Central Business District.

Simon Starling and Graham Eatough, At Twilight, Holmwood House and The Common Guild, Glasgow

Simon Starling and Graham Eatough, At Twilight, Holmwood House and The Common Guild, Glasgow

The Common Guild, Glasgow, announces details of a new performance, entitled At Twilight: A play for two actors, one dancer, eight masks, staged in conjunction with its summer exhibition, At Twilight.

Q+A with Phillip Prodger, Curator of William Eggleston: Portraits, NPG, London

Q+A with Phillip Prodger, Curator of William Eggleston: Portraits, NPG, London

National Portrait Gallery launch a major retrospective on William Eggleston. Aesthetica catch up with exhibition curator Phillip Prodger.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: Longlisted Artist, Richard John Seymour

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: Longlisted Artist, Richard John Seymour

Longlisted for the Aesthetica Art Prize 2016, Richard John Seymour’s kaleidoscopic photograph installation China Commodity City depicts the largest wholesale small-commodity market on the planet.

Interview with Mary Heilmann, Looking at Pictures at Whitechapel Gallery

Interview with Mary Heilmann, Looking at Pictures at Whitechapel Gallery

Mary Heilmann (b. 1940) provides bold perspective on colour, line and shape. Aesthetica interview the artist about her new exhibition at Whitechapel Gallery.

Q+A with Caroline Achaintre, BALTIC

Q+A with Caroline Achaintre, BALTIC

Opening a new exhibition at Baltic, Gateshead, Aesthetica talk to Caroline Achaintre about her influences and labour-intensive practice.

The 10th Aesthetica Art Prize is Open for Entries

The 10th Aesthetica Art Prize is Open for Entries

Now in its 10th year, the Aesthetica Art Prize is an international contemporary art award and is open for entries, looking for cutting-edge practitioners working in any medium at any stage in their career.

5 To See: Liverpool Biennial

5 To See: Liverpool Biennial

From American ceramist Betty Woodman’s colourful, bright pieces to Mark Leckey’s Dream English Kid, we handpick five shows that reflect the diversity, scope and scale of this year’s Liverpool Biennial.

Q+A with Naturalist Photographer Danny Sepkowski

Q+A with Naturalist Photographer Danny Sepkowski

Danny Sepkowski provides exciting images of Hawaii’s ocean and waves. We catch up with him to talk through his processes and inspirations.

Interview with Adriana Salazar, Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 & The Himalayan Gardens

Interview with Adriana Salazar, Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 & The Himalayan Gardens

Adriana Salazar’s installations displace the boundaries between life and death. Moving Plant #32 features a bamboo branch sourced from the Himalayan Gardens in Ripon.

Michael Simpson Wins the John Moores Painting Prize 2016

Michael Simpson Wins the John Moores Painting Prize 2016

Michael Simpson wins this year’s John Moores Painting Prize. The result was announced at a ceremony last week, ahead of the opening of the John Moores show in Liverpool.

Mary Heilmann: Looking at Pictures, Whitechapel Gallery, London

Mary Heilmann: Looking at Pictures, Whitechapel Gallery, London

Saturated with California cool and New York edge, the electricity that runs through Mary Heilmann’s paintings is super-charged.

Calder & Fischli/Weiss, Fondation Beyeler, Riehen / Basel

Calder & Fischli/Weiss, Fondation Beyeler, Riehen / Basel

Fondation Beyeler’s summer exhibition focuses on the idea of balance in the works of American sculptor Alexander Calder and Swiss duo Peter Fischli and David Weiss.

Ellie Davies, Into the Woods, Crane Kalman Gallery

Ellie Davies, Into the Woods, Crane Kalman Gallery

Ellie Davies’s new series, Half Light, comes to Crane Kalman Gallery. Winner of the People’s Choice in the Aesthetica Art Prize, the practitioner responds to elements of the natural landscape.

Nan Goldin: The Ballad of Sexual Dependency, MoMA

Nan Goldin: The Ballad of Sexual Dependency, MoMA

The Ballad of Sexual Dependency reveals Nan Goldin’s most intimate experiences and moments of love and loss, now on show at MoMA, New York.

Mona Hatoum: Poetic and Political, Tate Modern, London

Mona Hatoum: Poetic and Political, Tate Modern, London

As one of the most important artists of her generation, Mona Hatoum withholds important political sentiments and a poetically charged oeuvre.

Jason deCaires Taylor: Museo Atlantico

Jason deCaires Taylor: Museo Atlantico

In Museo Atlantico, Jason deCaires Taylor responds to the ongoing humanitarian crisis that has left millions of refugees seeking for shelter.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

With the Wimbledon finals fast approaching and temperatures creeping up, our 5 to See handpicks a series of thought-provoking presentations to ease you into the month of July.

Q+A with Aesthetica Creative Writing Award Finalist, Jo Gatford

Q+A with Aesthetica Creative Writing Award Finalist, Jo Gatford

Twice finalist in the Aesthetica Creative Writing Award Jo Gatford has now established a new competition for emerging writers, run by her organisation Writers’ HQ.

Museum of the Year 2016: The V&A

Museum of the Year 2016: The V&A

The Museum of the Year 2016 has been awarded to the V&A. Selected for its significant transformation in 2015, the art and design museum has welcomed nearly 3.9 million visitors to its sites.

Les Rencontres d’Arles 2016

Les Rencontres d’Arles 2016

Les Rencontres d’Arles begins with a flurry of exhibition previews, special events, talks and workshops, celebrating the opening of its 47th edition across the Southern French city.

Q+A with Experimental Artist Val Wecerka

Q+A with Experimental Artist Val Wecerka

Val Wecerka’s practice demonstrates a curiosity with both form and content. We catch up with her to discuss the stimuli behind her diverse oeuvre.

Sheffield Doc/Fest 2016: The Highlights

Sheffield Doc/Fest 2016: The Highlights

With 160 documentaries, plus a whole host of talks and workshops, Sheffield Doc/Fest was a whirlwind of information-absorption. From one film to the next, attendees found themselves jumping between continents, topics and themes.

Manifesta 11, The European Biennial of Contemporary Art

Manifesta 11, The European Biennial of Contemporary Art

Manifesta’s 11th edition runs until 18 September. The nomadic festival was initiated in response to the new social, political and cultural reality that emerged in the aftermath of the Cold War and provides a platform for cultural exchange.

Marcus Harvey: Inselaffe at Jerwood Gallery

Marcus Harvey: Inselaffe at Jerwood Gallery

With a wry sensibility, Leeds-born Marcus Harvey explores what it means to be British, deconstructing identity through a collision of humour and art.

Transparency at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield

Transparency at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield

YSP, Wakefield, presents a new exhibition that responds to the exceptional environment and light qualities of its 18th century chapel based in the grounds.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: Interview with Longlisted Artist Nick Dunmur

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: Interview with Longlisted Artist Nick Dunmur

Nick Dunmur’s photography examines broader concepts and themes that involve and engage us all, whether we are aware of them or not. In offering his perspective on those things, he hopes to prompt others to consider their own.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

As June draws to an end and we celebrate the start of July, we explore a selection of shows to brighten your summer. In London, American Painter Alex Katz reflects on the transitory nature of light and Pure Fiction connects literature and art in a presentation of work by authors and artists in Paris.

Interview with Anthony d’Offay: ARTIST ROOMS, Tate Modern

Interview with Anthony d’Offay: ARTIST ROOMS, Tate Modern

Aesthetica catches up with Anthony d’Offay, curator and collector of new project ARTIST ROOMS at Tate Modern, London.

Schwitters Miró Arp, Hauser & Wirth

Schwitters Miró Arp, Hauser & Wirth

Hauser & Wirth unites the practices of renowned Dadaists, Kurt Schwitters and Hans Arp, in the context of works by the Spanish artist Joan Miró, in a new presentation to mark the centenary of the Dada movement in the city of its birth.

The Intimate World of Josef Sudek, Jeu de Paume, Paris

The Intimate World of Josef Sudek, Jeu de Paume, Paris

Josef Sudek was the creator of deeply-felt photographs that made use of the everyday sights he encountered in order unearth moments of great beauty and the potential for great destructiveness.

Transart Triennale 2016

Transart Triennale 2016

The 2016 edition of the Transart Triennale, entitled The Impercepctible Self, takes place at Uferstudios, Berlin, from 5-7 August.

Liverpool Biennial 2016

Liverpool Biennial 2016

This year, the UK’s largest contemporary art festival, Liverpool Biennial, sees 42 artists creating work at locations across the city, from Tate Liverpool to Cains Brewery to local supermarkets.

Q+A with Aesthetica Cover Photographer, Kourtney Roy

Q+A with Aesthetica Cover Photographer, Kourtney Roy

Having featured on the cover of Aesthetica for two issues, we catch up with Kourtney Roy about her most recent photographic series, Northern Noir.

The Keeper, New Museum, New York

The Keeper, New Museum, New York

The impulse to preserve and save objects, which is fundamental to the whole enterprise of museums, galleries and other collections, comes under scrutiny in the New Museum’s latest multi-floor exhibition.

PHotoEspaña 2016, Madrid

PHotoEspaña 2016, Madrid

The 19th International Festival of Photography and Visual Arts PHotoEspaña takes place this summer. Following its opening at the beginning of June, PHotoEspaña continues to host a wealth of exhibitions across the city of Madrid.

Louise Nevelson, Pace Gallery, London

Louise Nevelson, Pace Gallery, London

At Pace London, the gallery has come alive with Louise Nevelson’s ingenious forethought that was at the epicentre of illustrious career and life.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: Win Publication in the Future Now Anthology

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: Win Publication in the Future Now Anthology

Future Now: 100 Contemporary Artists is an anthology that provides a unique opportunity to experience the range of artwork being produced today that is entered into the Aesthetica Art Prize.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

The last weekend in June promises a plethora of diverse shows, harking the continuation of a summer full of innovative and thought-provoking works of art. Featured artists include Mary Heilmann, Thomas Demand and more.

Wolfgang Tillmans, Maureen Paley, London

Wolfgang Tillmans, Maureen Paley, London

Shedding lights on the borders, both visible and invisible, that can define and control us, Wolfgang Tillmans’ exhibition at Maureen Paley in London features new and previously unseen work.

Q+A with Musician and Visual Artist, Mike de Sousa

Q+A with Musician and Visual Artist, Mike de Sousa

Mike de Sousa works with light, sound and words – sometimes in isolation, and often together. Aesthetica caught up with the artist to discuss his creative practice.

David Smith, Form in Colour, Hauser & Wirth Zürich

David Smith, Form in Colour, Hauser & Wirth Zürich

This summer Hauser & Wirth Zürich celebrates the work of the late American sculptor, painter and draughtsman, David Smith. The artist transformed the innovations of European modernism into a richly diverse new artistic language.

Calder and Fischli/Weiss, Fondation Beyeler, Switzerland

Calder and Fischli/Weiss, Fondation Beyeler, Switzerland

Works of Alexander Calder and Fischli/Weiss, from the early and late-twentieth century are now in dialogue, thanks to the Fondation Beyeler.

Venice Biennale, 15th International Architecture Exhibition

Venice Biennale, 15th International Architecture Exhibition

Reporting From The Front is the title of this year’s Venice Architecture Biennale, and the theme was suggested by a story about an encounter in South America between the writer Bruce Chatwin and archaeologist Maria Reiche.

Charlotte Colbert: Ordinary Madness, Gazelli Art House

Charlotte Colbert: Ordinary Madness, Gazelli Art House

Charlotte Colbert’s works come to Gazelli Art House, London, this July. Colbert creates visual narratives using the familiar emojis of instant communication.

The Age of Abstraction: Women Artists, Graves Gallery, Sheffield

The Age of Abstraction: Women Artists, Graves Gallery, Sheffield

The exhibition at Graves Gallery, Sheffield, entitled The Age of Abstraction: Women Artists includes pieces by Sonia Delaunay, Gillian Ayres and Tess Jaray.

Interview with Andrew Wilson, Curator, Conceptual Art, Tate Britain

Interview with Andrew Wilson, Curator, Conceptual Art, Tate Britain

Conceptual Art in Britain 1964–1979, currently on show at Tate Britain, explores a pivotal period in British art history. We speak to Andrew Wilson, Curator, about this landmark exhibition and its accompanying publication.

Engineering the World: Ove Arup and the Philosophy of Total Design, V&A, London

Engineering the World: Ove Arup and the Philosophy of Total Design, V&A, London

The V&A presents a collection of the most significant work by Ove Arup, as well as previously unseen photographs, models, drawings and prototypes in the first ever retrospective of the philosopher-engineer.

Q&A with Sally Ann and Emily May Gunawan

Q&A with Sally Ann and Emily May Gunawan

Sisters Sally Ann & Emily May Gunawan have nurtured a love of photography since their youth, which was inspired by the distinctive nature of fashion editorials.

Q+A with Founder of Francesca Maffeo Gallery, Essex

Q+A with Founder of Francesca Maffeo Gallery, Essex

Ahead of its official opening on 18th June, Aesthetica speak to Francesca Genovese about The Francesca Maffeo Gallery in Leigh-on-sea, Essex.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: Queenie Clarke, Three Dimensional Design.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: Queenie Clarke, Three Dimensional Design.

Queenie Clarke puts the interaction between viewer and sculpture at the heart of her practice. She is drawn to structural installations and design for their capacity to have a physical effect on a person, without being in physical contact with them.

5 To See at Art Basel

5 To See at Art Basel

In our 5 To See this weekend, we focus on Art Basel’s line-up of pioneering shows across a range of sectors: Galleries, Unlimited, Parcours, Film and Feature. Highlights include the revival of Jannis Kounellis’ To Invent on the Spot from the 1970s and the introduction of Alfredo Jaar’s The Gift.

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