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Interview with Artist Yevgeniy Fiks; Things Fall Apart, Red Africa, Calvert 22

Interview: Yevgeniy Fiks; Things Fall Apart, Calvert 22

The highlight of the Red Africa season, Things Fall Apart at Calvert 22 presents reflections on African connections to the Soviet Union and related countries. Artist Yevgeniy Fiks discusses the exhibition.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

Our 5 to See this week provides an excellent introduction to shows leading the way this February. In New York, Laura Poitras confronts political issues at The Whitney Museum, and artist Koji Enokura identifies the cultural disturbances in 1960s Japan.

Interview with Curator Shaune Lakin, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

Interview: Shaune Lakin, National Gallery of Australia

The world is beautiful explores the NGA’s diverse photography collection, including work by Diane Arbus, Bill Henson and Cindy Sherman. We interview Shaune Lakin, Senior Curator of Photography.

Tatsuo Miyajima, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney

Tatsuo Miyajima, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia

As part of the 2016-2017 Sydney International Art Series, the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia presents an exhibition of the works of renowned Japanese artist, Tatsuo Miyajima.

Aesthetica Art Prize Selected Artists Announced for the 2016 Exhibition and Book

Aesthetica Art Prize Selected Artists Announced for 2016

The Aesthetica Art Prize shortlist and longlist have been announced, featuring 100 contemporary artists from around the world. The shortlist includes 10 artists whose work will be exhibited in York from 14 April to 29 May at York St Mary’s.

Hiroshi Sugimoto, Sea of Buddha, Pace Gallery, New York

Hiroshi Sugimoto, Sea of Buddha, Pace Gallery

Sea of Buddha, conceived in 1988 and first realised in 1995, explores Hiroshi Sugimoto’s interest in light, history and time. Pace Gallery will present a selection of 36 images from the series.

Review of The Averard Hotel Cybernetic Meadow Group Show; Slate Projects, London

Review: The Averard Hotel; Slate Projects, London

Slate Projects is a nomadic curatorial project conceived by Alex Meurice that recently took up residence with a group show at The Averard, an abandoned hotel in Lancaster Gate, London.

Maisons Fragiles, Hauser & Wirth, London

Maisons Fragiles, Hauser & Wirth, London

The themes of fragility, vulnerability and protection draw together selected works from nine artists in a group exhibition at Hauser & Wirth. Spanning 60 years of practice, featured artists include Louise Bourgeois, Roni Horn, and Richard Serra.

Aesthetica Issue 69, February/March Out Now

Aesthetica Issue 69, February/March Out Now

The February/March edition of Aesthetica is now available online and in stores internationally. Many features in this issue discuss the subject of evaluation, which inevitably leads to innovation.

Michael Simpson, Flat Surface Painting, Spike Island, Bristol

Michael Simpson, Flat Surface Painting, Spike Island, Bristol

Rooted in his fascination with Venetian and Flemish painting, but inflected by the reduced palette of Minimalism, Michael Simpson has developed a darkly comedic artistic vocabulary.

Inevitable Movement

Inevitable Movement

Anna Nilsson’s dynamic show flirts with the transience of life and the march of time via an innovative combination of theatre and circus arts.

Crafting Universality

Crafting Universality

Californian Amy Harrity’s subjects are rendered universal by their relative anonymity, frozen in the most human of moments and postures.

Uncanny Assemblage

Uncanny Assemblage

Suzanne Moxhay’s work developed out of an interest in the constructed domain of film, where the natural and the artificial merge to immerse the viewer.

Dismantling Documentary

Dismantling Documentary

An exhibition of women photographers from Iran and the Arab world offers insight into the complex identities of a region that is often misunderstood.

Custom Evolution

Custom Evolution

Can fashion create a better future? A new show surveys the inspiring possibilities that emerge when creativity and technology join forces.

Luminous Construction

Luminous Construction

Lighting transforms the spaces we inhabit, and as technology makes our homes ever more responsive, a new book takes stock of the possibilities.

Abstract Metropolis

Abstract Metropolis

Pioneer of street photography Saul Leiter captured city life in mid-20th century New York City with an inimitable sense of composition, humour and grace.

Covert Presence

Covert Presence

Michigan-born Eric Ogden draws inspiration from the landscape and inhabitants of his native Midwest, looking for unexpected angles on the familiar.

Rhythmic Articulation

Rhythmic Articulation

Roger Frei operates at the confluence of the public and private realm, capturing the functionalism of vivid, mass-manufactured structures.

Fluid Gestures

Fluid Gestures

Themes of freedom proliferate in Olivia Malone’s projects exploring the transition from the awkwardness of youth to self-assured adulthood.

Future Museums

Future Museums

Charting an evolution in form and function from traditional architecture to buildings that are radically transforming today’s built environment.

Modern Elegance

Modern Elegance

Julia Hetta’s imagery provides a glimpse into an alternative world, rich with the romance and quietude associated with classical painting.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: Longlisted Artist Bruce Aitken

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: Longlisted Artist Bruce Aitken

Bruce Aitken’s mechanical piece Clock 12.41 was longlisted in the Aesthetica Art Prize 2015. Continuing the tradition of the long case clocks, Aitken makes weight-driven, pendulum-regulated clocks: rotating wooden wheels controlled by gravity. The hands mark the rotation of the world in the usual way – 12 hours of day and 12 hours of night.

Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize 2016

Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize 2016

The shortlist has been announced for the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize 2016. The selected artists, on show at The Photographer’s Gallery in London, are Laura El-Tantawy, Erik Kessels, Trevor Paglen and Tobias Zielony.

Review of Petrit Halilaj: Space Shuttle in the Garden, HangarBicocca, Milan

Review of Petrit Halilaj: Space Shuttle in the Garden, HangarBicocca, Milan

Space Shuttle in the Garden at HangarBicocca, Milan, brings together recent work by Petrit Halilaj, which explores universal themes such as memory, and the search for identity.

Interview with Curator Eiluned Edwards, Imprints of Culture, Bonington Gallery

Interview with Curator Eiluned Edwards, Imprints of Culture, Bonington Gallery

Imprints of Culture at Bonington Gallery, Nottingham Trent University, will explore the contemporary production and use of Indian block prints. We speak to exhibition curator, Dr Eiluned Edwards.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

Fondation Henri Cartier Bresson pays homage to Italian photographer Ugo Mulas and Manchester’s Whitworth Art Gallery provides a platform for textile designer Tibor Reich’s pioneering career.

Travelling the World: Japanese Garden Tours with Espirita

Travelling the World: Espirita Japanese Garden Tours

Espirita is a not for profit travel outfit dedicated to exploring world culture. It has run Garden Tours to Japan since 2001. Inspirita produces feature length documentaries on world culture.

Simon Starling, Nine Feet Later, The Modern Institute, Glasgow

Simon Starling, Nine Feet Later, The Modern Institute

Simon Starling has been revisiting the history of forms and objects for two decades, creating installations, films, photographs and sculptures that unearth connections across space and time.

Patrick Procktor: The Last Romantic, TheGallery, Arts University Bournemouth

Patrick Procktor: The Last Romantic, TheGallery, Arts University Bournemouth

TheGallery, Arts University Bournemouth, is delighted to announce a major collaboration with The Redfern Gallery, London. to present a new exhibition showcasing the work of Patrick Procktor.

The Aesthetica Art Prize Now Open For Entries: Maria Hinze, Painting & Drawing

The Aesthetica Art Prize Now Open For Entries: Maria Hinze, Painting & Drawing

Hosted by Aesthetica Magazine, the Aesthetica Art Prize is a celebration of excellence in art from across the world. It offers artists the opportunity to further their engagement with the art world.

India Art Fair 2016, New Dehli

India Art Fair, New Dehli

India Art Fair returns to New Delhi from 28-31 January. Founded in 2008, the event is a crucial platform for the visual artists working in the region, and builds bridges between its creative community and a multitude of international markets.

Interview: Professor Christine Borland, Woon Art Prize, BALTIC 39/Northumbria University

Interview: Professor Christine Borland, Woon Art Prize, BALTIC 39/Northumbria University

The Woon Foundation Painting and Sculpture Art Prize, a partnership between BALTIC 39, Newcastle, and Northumbria Unviersity, offers an exceptional opportunity for students.

Interview with Frances Pritchard, Tibor Reich, Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester

Interview with Frances Pritchard, Tibor Reich, Whitworth, Manchester

Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, hones its reputation as a key international textiles collector and exhibitor with a new retrospective celebrating the centenary of textiles pioneer Tibor Reich.

Review of Heman Chong: An Arm, a Leg, and Other Stories, South London Gallery

Review: Heman Chong, South London Gallery

A million blacked out business cards covering the floor set the scene for this exhibition that explores ideas of exchange, and the role of regulations in determining codes of behaviour.

Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Medium, J. Paul Getty Museum & LACMA, LA

Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Medium, Getty Center & LACMA, LA

This major retrospective, presented between the Getty Center and LACMA throughout spring 2016, will explore the work of one of the most significant photographers of the late 20th century.

Review of Miró’s Studio, Mayoral Galeria d'Art, Duke Street, London

Review: Miró’s Studio, Mayoral Galeria d'Art

Marking 60 years since Joan Miró’s studio was founded in Majorca, Mayoral Gallery, London, presents an immersive, authentic exhibition recreating Miró’s atelier. We review the show, on until 12 February.

Interview with Photographer Albert Elm, XL Catlin Art Guide 2016

Interview: Photographer Albert Elm, Catlin Art Guide

We interview Albert Elm, a recent graduate of the BA (Hons) Fine Art Photography degree at The Glasgow School of Art about his inclusion in the XL Catlin Art Guide + Exhibition in 2016.

5 to See This Weekend

5 to See This Weekend

This week’s 5 to See pays homage to the great makers and movements of the 20th century. David Zwirner dedicates a show to Light and Space pioneer Doug Wheeler and Lisson Gallery provides a survey on the interdisciplinary nature of drawing.

In Conversation with Multi-Instrumentalist and Soul Singer Royce Wood Junior

Interview with Multi-Instrumentalist and Soul Singer Royce Wood Junior

London songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and soul singer Royce Wood Junior discusses his album The Ashen Tang, which incorporates elements of nostalgia with modern, multi-layered production.

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