Aukland Art Fair 2016, The Cloud

Aukland Art Fair 2016, The Cloud

The Auckland Art Fair 2016 edition heralds a shift in focus to contemporary art of the wider Pacific region and brings together 40 galleries from New Zealand, Australia, the Pacific, and South America.

Future Now Symposium: Final Day

Future Now Symposium: Final Day

Today is the final day of the inaugural Future Now Symposium. Sessions include The Future of Art and Culture, Permanence of Print II and Public and Private Galleries.

Future Now Symposium: Opens Today

Future Now Symposium: Opens Today

Future Now Symposium opens today at York St John University and continues tomorrow, with a two-day programme of talks, panel discussions and portfolio reviews.

RSA Open Exhibition 2016

RSA Open Exhibition 2016

Applications close for the RSA Open Exhibition on 1 June, 5PM, with a long-standing history of celebrating the best of contemporary practice.

Charting Talent: Degree Shows to See this Summer

Amidst the season of Degree Shows, students across the UK are finalising and displaying their works as part of a nationwide collective of talent.

Two Days To Go: Future Now Symposium, The Value of Art, Design Advancements and Gallery Relationships

Future Now Symposium: The Value of Art, Design Advancements and Gallery Relationships

Two days to go until Future Now: The Aesthetica Art Prize Symposium begins. The inaugural event invites audiences to consider contemporary practices in the present day. Here’s our final line-up of sessions for the 2016 programme.

Photo London 2016, Somerset House

Photo London 2016, Somerset House

Now in its second year, Photo London is an ambitious programme that provides a nexus between all the different elements of photography in the UK today.

Q&A with Future Now Speaker Julia Michalska, The Art Newspaper

Q&A with Future Now Speaker Julia Michalska, The Art Newspaper

Julia Michalska, Deputy Web Editor at The Art Newspaper, joins Future Now as a panelist in Session 10: The Permanence of Print Part II for a discussion on print in today’s digital world.

Future Now Symposium: The Future of Art and Culture in Curating and Talent Development

Future Now Symposium: The Future of Art and Culture in Curating and Talent Development

Future Now: The Aesthetica Art Prize Symposium is an opportunity for artists and those working in the creative sector to network, discuss best practice and build new collaborations. On Day Two of the event, sessions include the Future of Art and Culture, Talent Development, and Funding and Commissions.

Restriction and Release: Fashion and Freedom at Manchester Art Gallery

Restriction and Release: Fashion and Freedom at Manchester Art Gallery

Fashion and Freedom at the Manchester Art Gallery sees established designers present works in response to the social changes women went through in WWI.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

As Photo London brings together artists, galleries, curators and collectors at its annual fair at Somerset House, we take a look at the abundant photography exhibitions being held across the UK capital this weekend. Explore something new in our 5 To See.

Free Range 2016: Graduate Art and Design Shows, The Old Truman Brewery, London

Free Range 2016: Graduate Art and Design Shows, The Old Truman Brewery, London

Now in its 16th year, Free Range returns to the Old Truman Brewery to showcase the breadth of work being produced by the UK’s emerging creatives – both to the public and to the creative industries.

Athens Digital Arts Festival 2016

Athens Digital Arts Festival

Athens Digital Arts Festival hosts its 12th edition in the historic city of Athens from 19-22 May. This year, ADAF will present a selection of artworks and audiovisual performances that capture the different aspects of Pop in the digital era.

Explore the Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Exhibition: Film

Explore this year’s shortlist with the Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition video, featuring a selection of works in-situ, accompanied by exclusive interviews with artists including Rachel Ara, Ellie Davies, Henry Driver and David Hochgatterer.

Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition Talk: Sculpture and the Site-Specific with Sophie Raikes

Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition Talk: Sculpture and the Site-Specific with Sophie Raikes

For the final talk of the series, Sophie Raikes, Assistant Curator at Henry Moore Institute, discusses ways of exhibiting temporary and site-specific sculpture and installation, referring to the works in the Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition.

Katie Paterson and Zeller & Moye, Hollow, Situations, Bristol

Katie Paterson and Zeller & Moye, Hollow, Bristol

A new public artwork has taken residence in Bristol. Produced by Situations and commissioned by University of Bristol, Hollow invites viewers to see the history of our planet through a microcosm of each of its forests.

The Future Now Symposium: Two Weeks To Go, Portfolio Reviews

The Future Now Symposium: Two Weeks To Go, Portfolio Reviews

Alongside talks, panel discussions and networking opportunities, Future Now will host a series of Portfolio Reviews. These sessions are designed for practitioners working across all media, including painting, photography and sculpture.

Interview with Future Now Symposium Speaker Dr Alistair Payne, The Glasgow School of Art

Interview with Future Now Symposium Speaker Dr Alistair Payne, The Glasgow School of Art

Dr Alistair Payne, Head of the School of Fine Art, The Glasgow School of Art offers a new perspective on the potential of painting in the modern age, highlighting its current interdisciplinary status at the Future Now Symposium later this month.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

From leading practitioners of the late 20th century such as Gerhard Richter and Carl Andre, to new experiments and collaborations in photography by Annette Kelm and Eamonn Doyle, this line-up spans projects from several decades.

The Turner Prize 2016 Shortlist Announced, Tate Britain

Turner Prize 2016 Shortlist Announced, Tate Britain

Tate Britain reveals the four artists who have been shortlisted for the Turner Prize 2016. The artists are: Michael Dean, Anthea Hamilton, Helen Marten and Josephine Pryde. The winner will be announced at a ceremony in December.

Found, Curated by Cornelia Parker, The Foundling Museum, London

Found, Curated by Cornelia Parker, The Foundling Museum, London

Cornelia Parker has invited 60 artists from a range of disciplines to respond to the theme of ‘found’, reflecting on the Museum’s long-standing history and heritage. Opening on 27 May, this show unites new work with historic objects.

Junkie: Jac Leirner at White Cube, Mason's Yard

Junkie: Jac Leirner at White Cube, Mason's Yard

The subject of drugs in art is a longstanding tradition. Jac Leirner’s solo exhibition at White Cube Mason’s Yard takes a simpler approach to dependence.

Photo London 2016, Somerset House, London

Photo London 2016, Somerset House, London

From the 19-22 May, Photo London will be celebrating the ever popular medium of photography across the capital by bringing some of the world’s leading practitioners, curators, exhibitors and dealers together with the public.

Q+A with Berlin-Based Multimedia Artist Peter Vahlefeld

Peter Vahlefeld is a Berlin-based multi-media artist. His work combines analog and digital painting on canvas and explores the currency of advertisements.

Interview with Symposium Speaker Agnieszka Prendota, Creative Director, Arusha Gallery

Interview with Symposium Speaker Agnieszka Prendota, Creative Director, Arusha Gallery

Agnieszka Prendota, Creative Director at Arusha Gallery is a speaker at Future Now: The Aesthetica Art Prize Symposium 2016, running 26-27 May at York St John University. Prendota’s talk The Symbiotic Relationship Between Public and Private Galleries, takes the form of a panel discussion and will explore the relationship between public and private galleries.

Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition Talk: Bridging the Real and Virtual Spheres

Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition Talk: Bridging the Real and Virtual Spheres

The fifth talk in the series takes place at the Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition, York St Mary’s, on Thursday 12 May at 12.30pm. This talk, Bridging the Real and Virtual Spheres, is led by Sarah Brown, Curator of Exhibitions at Leeds Art Gallery.

In conversation with Ceramic Artist, Michael Boroniec

We speak to American artist Michael Boroniec about his ceramic practice as well as the processes and the mutual effects of art on the individual.

The Soul and Grit of Paris: Henri Cartier-Bresson at The Sainsbury Centre, Norwich

The Soul and Grit of Paris: Henri Cartier-Bresson at The Sainsbury Centre, Norwich

The Sainsbury Centre for the Arts features new prints of Henri Cartier-Bresson’s photographs of Paris in the 1950s and 1960s.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

With the weekend promising warm weather and New York’s Art Week in full swing, there is no shortage of shows to attend over the coming days. Featured exhibits include Martin Creed’s Understanding at Brooklyn Bridge Park and Mona Hatoum’ survey show at Tate.

Ai Weiwei at Cycladic, Museum of Cycladic Art, Athens

Ai Weiwei, Cycladic, Museum of Cycladic Art, Athens

As an artist who looks into the craftsmanship of the past, Ai Weiwei’s first Greek exhibition sees him work with the archaeological collections of the Museum of Cycladic Art in Athens.

Australian Exotica, Monash Gallery of Art, Australia

Australian Exotica, Monash Gallery of Art, Australia

Monash Gallery of Art’s (MGA) latest exhibition Australian exotica showcases the works of some of Australia’s most celebrated artists.

Q+A with Symposium Speaker Remco de Blaaij, Curator at Centre for Contemporary Arts

Q+A with Symposium Speaker Remco de Blaaij, Curator at Centre for Contemporary Arts

Remco de Blaaij, Senior Curator at the Centre for Contemporary Arts (CCA), Glasgow is one of the speakers for Curating for the Future: A Collaborative Approach. We catch up with him.

Art16, Olympia London

Art16, Olympia London

Held at Olympia London from 20-22 May, Art16 will present a total of 1000 pieces from locations such as Senegal, South Korea, Cuba and the Czech Republic. This year’s instalment is set to bring together buyers, gallerists and enthusiasts.

Sarah Lucas: Temporary ob-scenarios, Fondazione Nicola Trussardi

The Nicola Trussardi Foundation has decided to explore new territories and modes of presenting contemporary art; Sarah Lucas’s project at Albergo Diurno is deeply consistent with this intent.

Interview with Ellie Davies, Aesthetica Art Prize Shortlisted Artist

Interview with Ellie Davies, Aesthetica Art Prize Shortlisted Artist

Ellie Davies is one of the shortlisted artists in this year’s Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition, showing at York St Mary’s until 29 May. The artist’s photographic work Stars considers the fragility of our relationship with the natural world.

Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition Talk: Navigating the Contemporary Art Exhibition

Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition Talk: Navigating the Contemporary Art Exhibition

The fourth talk in the series at the Aesthetics Art Prize Exhibition is Navigating the Contemporary Art Exhibition with Dr Sam Lackey, Curator at The Hepworth Wakefield. Lackey will lead an engaging tour around this year’s Art Prize selection, identifying the various themes and techniques utilised in the 2016 shortlisted works.

One Month To Go: Future Now Symposium 2016 - Print, Painting and Art Prizes

One Month: Future Now Symposium, Print, Painting and Art Prizes

We’re gearing up for next month’s Future Now: The Aesthetica Art Prize Symposium, taking place on 26-27 May at York St John University. Speakers include representatives from Frieze, Glasgow School of Art, Hepworth Wakefield and Whitechapel Gallery.

Art Beijing 2016, China National Agriculture Exhibition Center

Art Beijing 2016, China National Agriculture Exhibition Center

Taking place this weekend at the National Agriculture Exhibition Center, Art Beijing returns for its 10th edition with an engaging and diverse presentation of galleries, individuals artists and special projects from across the world.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

As we leave those April showers behind and look towards a milder May, we round-up a selection of engaging shows to uplift and inspire you this Bank Holiday weekend. Our 5 To See travels from the UK and Norway to Australia and the USA.

Still (the) Barbarians, EVA International, Limerick

Still (the) Barbarians, EVA International, Limerick

The EVA International Biennial of Contemporary Art is a 12-week programme of exhibitions and events that engages with the people and city of Limerick every two years and aims to lead the production, commissioning and exhibiting of art in Ireland.

Future Now Symposium: Book Your Sessions & Meet the UK’s Leading Art Organisations

Future Now Symposium: Book Your Sessions & Meet the UK’s Leading Art Organisations

With Future Now: The Aesthetica Art Prize Symposium just over one month away, we highlight a selection of sessions taking place on the first day. Join lectures, discussions and portfolio reviews with representatives from leading art organisations.

Don’t Look Back: The 1990s at MOCA, The Geffen Contemporary at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

Don’t Look Back: The 1990s at MOCA, The Geffen Contemporary at the Museum of Contemporary Art

Don’t Look Back: The 1990s at MOCA comprises works from MOCA’s collection that identify the decade’s key concerns and transformations. It was a decade that saw the end of the Cold War, the rise of the internet and more.

Free Aesthetica Art Prize Lunchtime Talk: Connecting Audiences with Talent

Free Aesthetica Art Prize Lunchtime Talk: Connecting Audiences with Talent

The third talk in the Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition series is Connecting Audiences with Artistic Talent, running on Thursday 28 April from 12:30 at York St Mary’s. Here, the team behind the Aesthetica Art Prize offers an insight into the 2016 artworks.

Aesthetica Art Prize 2016: Vote for the People's Choice

Aesthetica Art Prize 2016: Vote for the People's Choice

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Main and Student Prize winners have been announced, however, the People’s Choice is yet to be revealed. Here’s your chance to vote for your favourite artwork showcased at the Art Prize Exhibition.

Aesthetica Art Prize 2016: Shortlisted Artist James Winter, Three Dimensional Design & Sculpture

Aesthetica Art Prize 2016: Shortlisted Artist James Winter, Three Dimensional Design & Sculpture

Shortlisted in the Aesthetica Art Prize 2016, London-based artist James Winter created a site-specific installation for this year’s exhibition at York St Mary’s. Winter discusses the concepts behind his Spatial Light Constructs series.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

From nostalgic over-shoulder glances at our artistic past in Conceptual Art in Britain at Tate to the fresh-faced novelty of Dan Flavin’s show at Ikon, the art world boasts something for everyone.

Nasreen Mohamedi – A Philosophy in Life at Metropolitan Museum of Art

Nasreen Mohamedi – A Philosophy in Life at Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s brand new enterprise, The Met Breuer, opened with a major retrospective of the Indian artist Nasreen Mohamedi.

Discover 100 Captivating Projects by Artists in Future Now, the Aesthetica Art Prize Annual

Discover 100 Captivating Projects by Artists in Future Now, the Aesthetica Art Prize Annual

Future Now, the Aesthetica Art Prize Annual featuring this year’s longlisted and shortlisted artists is out now. Inside this book, there are descriptions and images of works from new and exciting emerging practitioners from across the world.

Frieze New York, Randall’s Island Park, Manhattan

Frieze New York, Randall’s Island Park, Manhattan

Running from 5-8 May, Frieze New York celebrates its 25th anniversary at Randall’s Island Park, Manhattan, this year. Designed to be a celebration of both emerging and established artists, Frieze boasts the work of 200 galleries.

Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Lunchtime Talks: Composing Time & Space with Dr Christina Kolaiti and Desmond Brett, YSJU

Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Lunchtime Talks: Composing Time & Space, Dr Christina Kolaiti & Desmond Brett

The Aesthetica Art Prize free lunchtime talks continue this Thursday from 12.30pm with Composing Time & Space, led by Dr Christina Kolaiti and Desmond Brett, York St John University.

Radical Seafaring, The Parrish Art Museum, New York

Radical Seafaring, The Parrish Art Museum, NY

Opening on 8 May, Radical Seafaring collates the diverse work of 25 artists or collectives, ranging from vessels to documentation of expeditions, to designs for alternative communities at sea.

Interview with Tanya Barson, Curator, Georgia O’Keeffe, Tate Modern, London

Interview with Tanya Barson, Curator, Georgia O’Keeffe, Tate Modern, London

Tate Modern continues its dedication to the work of major women artists with its upcoming summer exhibition, Georgia O’Keeffe, which brings together over 100 of the artist’s most important works.

Winners Announced for the Aesthetica Art Prize 2016

Winners Announced for the Aesthetica Art Prize 2016

Artists and industry figures travelled from locations such as Vienna, Germany, Scotland, Northern Ireland and across the UK to experience the show and hear the announcement of the winners.

Analogue NOW! Photography Festival, Berlin

Analogue NOW! Photography Festival, Berlin

Analogue NOW! returns to Berlin for its second year, from 6 – 14 May, offering a broad range of events. Photographers showcase their work around the theme of manipulation.

Guan Xiao Flattened Metal, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London

Guan Xiao Flattened Metal, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London

Flattened Metal, Guan Xiao’s first solo exhibition, runs from 20 April – 19 June, at the Institute of Contemporary Art, London.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: The 2016 Spring Exhibition Opens

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: The 2016 Spring Exhibition Opens

This year’s Aesthetica Art Prize exhibition opens tonight at York St. Mary’s Church, featuring a range of innovative works in multiple media.

Aesthetica Art Prize, Interview with Shortlisted Artist Liz West in The Press

Aesthetica Art Prize, Interview with Shortlisted Artist Liz West in The Press

The Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition Private View is tonight, with the show opening to the public tomorrow and continuing until 29 May. The exhibition takes place at York St Mary’s and showcases the work of 10 outstanding contemporary artists who tackle key themes of today. Here Charles Hutchinson from The Press puts one finalist, Liz West, from Manchester, in the spotlight.

Review of The Other Art Fair, Victoria House

Review of The Other Art Fair, Victoria House

Now in its fifth year, The Other Art Fair has firmly established itself as an alternative way for buyers to access art. This year the fair infiltrated the great, dilapidated basement of Victoria House.

Ana Mendieta and Nazgol Ansarinia, Galleria Raffaella Cortese

Galleria Raffaella Cortese presents three solo shows in Milan, settled into different spaces. Through their works, the artists show both parallels and dissimilarities.

Art Cologne 2016 Edition

Art Cologne 2016 Edition

Running from 14 – 17 April, Art Cologne is the world’s oldest art fair for the showcase of contemporary art of the 20th and 21st century.

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