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The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: Four Days to Go - Painting

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: Four Days to Go

Our final weekend of the Aesthetica Art Prize call for entries is fast-approaching. There are four days left to submit your artwork to the competition. Today, we reflect on the ever-popular Painting & Drawing category with Brigitte Körber.

Interview with Tom Furse of The Horrors on new compilation album Tom Furse Digs

Interview with Tom Furse

Universal Music together with Lo Recordings have announced the release of a collection of some of its archived production music tracks, curated by Tom Furse of psych-rock outfit The Horrors.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

August may be drawing to a close; however a new season of visual art is only beginning. This weekend we present to you five exhibitions of diverse and exciting media opening around the globe.

Alex Newson, Senior Curator at the Design Museum and Aesthetica Art Prize Judge

Alex Newson, Senior Curator at the Design Museum

The judging panel for the Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 features a selection of key art world professionals with extensive combined expertise. The panel includes Alex Newson, Senior Curator at the Design Museum.

Interview with Sumitra Upham, Associate Curator of ICA Fox Reading Room, London

Interview: Sumitra Upham, ICA Reading Room, London

The ICA is currently touring several exhibitions from its Fox Reading Programme across regional museums in the UK with the aim of improve public access to contemporary art and culture.

Burden of Proof, The Construction of Visual Evidence, The Photographers' Gallery, London

Burden of Proof, The Construction of Visual Evidence, TPG, London

Looking into instances in which photography is used as evidence in the cases of criminal activity or violent acts, this exhibition examines reliability and authenticity in 11 case studies.

The Aesthetica Art Prize Countdown 2016: 6 Days to Go - Photography

The Aesthetica Art Prize Countdown 2016: 6 Days to Go - Photography

With 6 days to go until the Art Prize call for entries deadline, we highlight Maroesjka Lavigne’s photograph Blue Lagoon (2012), which was selected for publication in Future Now.

The 14th Istanbul Biennial SALTWATER: A Theory of Thought Forms

Istanbul Biennial 2015: SALTWATER, A Theory of Thought Forms

The 14th Istanbul Biennial SALTWATER: A Theory of Thought Forms will take place on 5 September until 1 November across 30 venues on both the European and Asian sides of the Bosphorus.

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: 7 Days to Go - Sculpture

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: 7 Days to Go

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 call for entries countdown continues today looking at Patricia Mato-Mora, a ceramic artist and writer based in London. Her work Untitled (2014) was longlisted in this year’s Aesthetica Art Prize.

Shezad Dawood, It was a time that was a time, Pioneerworks, Brooklyn

Shezad Dawood, It was a time that was a time, Pioneerworks, Brooklyn

Pioneerworks, Brooklyn, opens a new exhibition of work by London-based artist Shezad Dawood, in conjunction with the French Institute Alliance Francaise’s 2015 Crossing the Line Festival.

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: One Week to Go - Painting

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: One Week to Go

We’re marking our last week of submissions with work by Frances Bloomfield. Longlisted in the Aesthetica Art Prize for Grand Domestique Dialogue, the artist depicts dream-like narratives.

Aesthetica Creative Writing Award 2016: One Week to Go to Enter

Aesthetica Creative Writing Award: One Week to Go

The Aesthetica Creative Writing Award 2016 is open for entries until the end of August, accepting submissions in Poetry and Short Fiction from emerging and established writers.

Review of IM Heung-soon: Reincarnation at MoMA PS1, New York

Review of IM Heung-soon: Reincarnation at MoMA PS1

Currently on view at MoMA PS1, New York, Korean artist IM Hueng-soon’s video installation titled Reincarnation is a deeply ponderous work on the burden of grief, loss and the consequences of war.

Don McCullin, Eighty, Hamiltons Gallery, London

Don McCullin, Eighty, Hamiltons Gallery, London

This year marks the 80th birthday of renowned photographer, Don McCullin, and to celebrate this event, Hamiltons Gallery, London, is showing a selection of over-sized silver gelatin prints which are each one of an edition of 15.

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: 9 Days to Go - Artists' Film

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: 9 Days to Go

There are nine days left in the Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 call for entries. In the countdown, we spotlight Lorenzo Gattorna, whose artists’ film Marshy Place Across (2014) was selected for the publication Future Now.

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: 10 Days to Go - Photography

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: 10 Days to Go

With only 10 days to go until the Aesthetica Art Prize closes for entries, we take a look at the work of Russ Flatt, who was longlisted in the Photographic & Digital Art category in 2015.

Josef Koudelka: Uncertain Nationality at Fundacion Mapfre, Madrid

Josef Koudelka: Uncertain Nationality, Fundacion Mapfre

Czech photographer Josef Koudelka has taken some of the most iconic photographs of the last 50 years. This exhibition encompasses rare prints, maquettes and vintage photographs.

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: 11 Days to Go - Installation

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: 11 Days to Go

There are only 11 days to go until the Aesthetica Art Prize closes for entries on 31 August. Today, we shine a spotlight on longlisted artist Joomi Chung’s innovative installation entitled Swarm.

Review of Robert Motherwell: Black at Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London

Review: Robert Motherwell at Bernard Jacobson Gallery

Robert Motherwell: Black at Bernard Jacobson Gallery focuses on his black and white paintings and highlights the artist’s unique approach to monochromatic Abstract Expressionism.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

Haines & Hinterding manipulate energetic forces at MCA Australia and group show We Want More explores the ever-evolving tools of music culture at The Photographers’ Gallery in London.

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: 12 Days to Go - Painting

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: 12 Days to Go

Gareth Jenkins’ abstract, geometric painting is concerned with the reduction of concept, and how line in its simplest form can be used to convey a sense of the object in a non-figurative format.

Interview with Miami + New York-based interdisciplinary artist Michelle Weinberg

Interview with Miami-based artist Michelle Weinberg

Artist Michelle Weinberg divides her time between Miami and New York. Her diverse work includes painting, collage, sculpture, and also public art, product design, tile, mosaic, and textile design.

New British Innovators: Inside Heatherwick Studio, THE QUBE, PMQ, Hong Kong

New British Innovators: Inside Heatherwick Studio, THE QUBE, PMQ, Hong Kong

The British Council has announced that it will stage a new exhibition, entitled New British Inventors: Inside Heatherwick Studio, in Hong Kong this Autumn, showcasing key pieces from the last two decades of work by Heatherwick Studio.

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: 13 Days to Go - Photography

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: 13 Days to Go

Photographer Todd Antony, who was longlisted in the Aesthetica Art Prize 2015 and born in New Zealand, travels across the world to capture people and communities who live extraordinary lives.

Interview: Linda Ingham, featured artist in Shifting Subjects at Abbey Walk Gallery

Interview: Linda Ingham, Abbey Walk Gallery

Linda Ingham is a visual artist and curator, who lives and works in her coastal studio in Lincolnshire. Her work features in the upcoming exhibition Shifting Subjects at Abbey Walk Gallery.

International Kontinent Photography Awards 2015 - Winners Announced

The International Kontinent Photography Awards 2015

The winners of the 2015 Kontinent Awards have recently been announced. Now in its third edition, the competition aims to honour the world’s best photographers and provide them global recognition and new opportunities.

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: 14 Days to Go - Sculpture

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: 14 Days to Go - Sculpture

There are two weeks left in the call for submissions for the Aesthetica Art Prize 2016. This year’s longlisted artists, published in Future Now which accompanied the exhibition, include Nathaniel Foley with his sculpture inspired by aviation and travel.

ArtsBank: Terry Frost Centenary Arts Fair, 9-10 October, Chelsea Town Hall

ArtsBank: Centenary Arts Fair, 9-10 October, Chelsea

ArtsBank, set up in 2010, runs a retail gallery for prints, originals, photography, sculpture, and toy art with a vibrant online presence, which curates the best of Modern British and Contemporary art.

¡Cuba, Cuba!, 65 Years of Photography, International Center Photography, Southampton Arts Center, New York

¡Cuba, Cuba!, 65 Years of Photography, Southampton Arts Centre, New York

Including over 100 colour and black and white photographs, taken between 1950 and today, ¡Cuba, Cuba! at Southampton Arts Center celebrates the warming of US-Cuba relations.

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: 15 Days to Go - Artists' Film

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: 15 Days to Go

The Aesthetica Art Prize celebrates projects in a wide variety of mediums. Half-way through our countdown to the 2016 call for entries deadline, we reflect on Lorenza Ippolito’s artists’ film.

Unseen Photo Fair and Festival, Amsterdam, Opens 18 September 2015

Unseen Photo Fair and Festival, Amsterdam

Unseen Photo Fair and Festival, Amsterdam’s international photography fair and festival, will return this autumn to the Westergasfabriek and locations across the city from 18-20 September.

Interview with Tara Donovan, Artist, Jupiter Artland, Edinburgh Art Festival

Interview with Tara Donovan, Artist, Edinburgh Art Festival

New York-based artist Tara Donovan comes to Scotland for the first time, with an exhibition of sculptural works at Jupiter Artland, as part of the annual Edinburgh Art Festival.

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: 16 Days to Go - Installation

Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: 16 Days to Go

Artists working in all media at any stage in their career are invited to enter the Aesthetica Art Prize, which remains open for entries until 31 August. In the countdown to the end of the month, we highlight longlisted artist Noémie Goudal.

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: 17 Days to Go - Interview with Whitney Hintz, Hiscox Collection

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: 17 Days to Go

As part of the countdown to the deadline on 31 August, we take a look at our Judging Panel for 2016. Joining a selection of influential art figures is Whitney Hintz from the Hiscox Collection.

Esko Männikkö: Time Flies at Huis Marseille, Amsterdam

Esko Männikkö: Time Flies at Huis Marseille, Amsterdam

Huis Marseille, Amsterdam, is to unveil the first major retrospective of leading Finnish photographer Esko Männikkö, whose work is characterised by an almost magical use of light and colour.

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: 18 Days to Go - Interview with Laura Stevens

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: 18 Days to Go - Interview with Laura Stevens

There are 18 days to go until the Aesthetica Art Prize closes for entries. Today, we catch up with artist Laura Stevens, who was longlisted in the Photographic & Digital Art category.

Review of Marvin Gaye Chetwynd's The King Must Die at Edinburgh Art Festival

Review of Marvin Gaye Chetwynd's The King Must Die at Edinburgh Art Festival

Artist Marvin Gaye Chetwynd contributes to Edinburgh Art Festival’s commissioning strand The Improbable City with a hallucinatory interpretation of the world of historical novelist Mary Renault.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

Galleries in Copenhagen and Madrid redefine how we perceive culture with a survey of African architecture at the Louisiana and a study of the peoples of South America by Javier Silva Meinel.

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: 19 Days to Go - Drawing

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: 19 Days to Go

We interviewed Art Prize finalist Saliha Elhoussaini about her intricate drawing series Interdependence. Elhoussaini’s work reflects on the Chaos Theory and the interconnectivity between events.

Review of Hiromi Tango: Fluorescence at Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney, Australia

Hiromi Tango: Fluorescence at Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney

Hiromi Tango: Fluorescence is now on show at Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney. Tango’s working process sees no beginning and no end, incorporating used fragments into new textile pieces.

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