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Q+A with German Photographer Jürgen Novotny

Q+A with German Photographer Jürgen Novotny

What would happen if a camera decided to take a selfie? German photographer Jürgen Novotny, who also works under the name J. Flynn Newton, takes this idea for his recent project CameraSelfies.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 6 Days to Go

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 6 Days to Go

Through the use of the photographic image, Tony Maj is concerned with the manipulation of evidence. He transforms familiar environments, objects or settings to create scenarios charged with tension.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

Guiding you through the long weekend, our 5 To See begins with Dinh Q. Lê’s latest film, The Colony, and continues with Bruce Nauman’s survey show at Denmark’s brand new Copenhagen Contemporary.

Performer/Audience/Mirror, Lisson Gallery, London

Performer/Audience/Mirror, Lisson Gallery, London

Performer/Audience/Mirror: Lisson Gallery highlights the dynamic medium of film. The work on view spans hours accommodating the work of 18 conceptual artists, and extending behind the gallery.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: 7 Days to Go, Performance

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: 7 Days to Go, Performance

There’s now only one week to go to enter your artwork into the Aesthetica Art Prize. We speak to 2016 longlisted artist Adam de Neige about his participatory piece, Beneath the Flow.

Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Rockbund Art Museum, Shanghai

Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Rockbund Art Museum, Shanghai

This autumn, Rockbund Art Museum (RAM) will stage the first solo exhibition of the influential international artist Felix Gonzalez-Torres (1957-1996) in Greater China, 20 years after his death.

Made Here: Leeds College of Art End of Year Show 2016.

Made Here: Leeds College of Art End of Year Show 2016.

It must now be regarded as a tradition that a British art college education entails a prolonged immersion and exercise in extraordinary interdisciplinary innovation. Leeds College of Art is no different.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call For Entries Countdown: 8 Days To Go. Painting.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call For Entries Countdown: 8 Days To Go. Painting.

Hilary Powell’s works comprise often overlooked processes, materials, people and places. Moving in and out of scrapyards, academia, demolition sites and chemistry labs, she is…

PAD to Celebrate 10 Years

PAD to Celebrate 10 Years

Opening on 3 October, this year’s PAD London marks the 10-year milestone for the annual art and design fair. To celebrate its anniversary, the event will be held in a bold white tent on Berkeley Square.

Visa pour L’image: International Festival of Photojournalism, Perpignan, France

Visa pour L’image: International Festival of Photojournalism, Perpignan, France

The international festival of photojournalism, Perpignan, returns in 2016 with works from all over the world presented in a myriad of awe-inspiring exhibitions across the city.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 9 Days to Go

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 9 Days to Go

Johan Lund’s longlisted work Into the mist embodies peace and tranquility. Capturing the beauty in the world around us, photography Lund invites the viewer to escape the busyness of everyday life.

Interview with Alexander Montague-Sparey, Artistic Director, Photofairs

Interview with Alexander Montague-Sparey, Artistic Director, Photofairs

Returning to the iconic Shanghai Exhibition Centre on 9-11 September, Photofairs Shanghai engages collectors from Asia-Pacific and the Pacific rim. We speak to Alexander Montague-Sparey.

Q+A with Czech artist Jan Karpíšek

Q+A with Czech artist Jan Karpíšek

Czech artist Jan Karpíšek creates paintings and assemblages in collaboration with his honeybees and other natural processes. His art is connected to his interest in…

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 10 Days to Go, Win up to £5,000

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 10 Days to Go, Win up to £5,000

With only 10 days left in our countdown to the deadline for the Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries, we take a closer look at what’s in store for the winners of the internationally recognised award.

Next Generation 2016 Interview with Photographer Anne Erhard

Next Generation 2016 Interview with Photographer Anne Erhard

Aesthetica team up with London College of Communication for the third edition of The Next Generation. We interview German-born photographer Anne Erhard.

Photo Docks Art Fair 2016

Photo Docks Art Fair 2016

Photo Docks Art Fair launches its eighth edition on 16 September. Established in 2007, the event provides a platform for gallerists, artists and enthusiasts to view photography and digital art.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 11 Days to Go. Drawing

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 11 Days to Go. Drawing

Jessie Brennan explores the representation of places through drawing and dialogue, informed by their current contexts and a direct engagement with the people who occupy them. We speak to her about her practice.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 12 Days to Go. Painting

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 12 Days to Go. Painting

Jo McGonigal’s practice is concerned with hybridised forms of painting that have resonance within the phenomenological ambitions of Minimalism. In her work, she considers not what the painting means but what it does.

Clément Cogitore: L’intervalle de résonance, Palais de Tokyo, Paris

Clément Cogitore: L’intervalle de résonance, Palais de Tokyo, Paris

The moment you enter the Palais de Tokyo you’re already in a parallel universe. The viewer is invited to experience a video installation by Clément Cogitore (b. 1983).

Interview with Photographer Sophie Harris Taylor, Francesca Maffeo Gallery

Interview with Photographer Sophie Harris Taylor, Francesca Maffeo Gallery

Sophie Harris-Taylor: MTWTFSS Chapter 1. 2010-2015 is a solo exhibition by the artist, who presents private moments of her photographic diary at Francesca Maffeo Gallery, Leigh on Sea.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 13 Days to Go

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 13 Days to Go

In the call for entries countdown, we speak to longlisted artist Bruno Fontana whose photographic practice studies our society reflected in both urban environments and landscapes.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

As festival season hits its peak, our 5 To See collates a selection of dynamic shows to supplement your activities and excursions this weekend. Goodman Gallery premieres Shirin Neshat’s videos.

Aesthetica Creative Writing Award Call for Entries: Two Weeks to Go

Aesthetica Creative Writing Award Call for Entries: Two Weeks to Go

There’s still two weeks left to enter this year’s Aesthetica Creative Writing Award. Now in its 10th year, the award is internationally renowned and is judged by literary experts. Entries close 31 August.

The Inaugural St Andrews Photography Festival

The Inaugural St Andrews Photography Festival

This year marks the first annual St. Andrews Photography Festival, celebrating the role and achievements of the town’s artists through until 11 September.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: Two Weeks to Go

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: Two Weeks to Go

There’s two weeks to go until we wrap up our Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Call for Entries. As part of our countdown to the 31 August, we take a look a one of this year’s longlisted artists, Darren Nisbett.

Vienna Contemporary International Art Fair 2016

Vienna Contemporary International Art Fair 2016

Returning for its second edition this year is Austria’s leading international art fair, viennacontemporary on 22 – 25 September. The event will bring together over 100 galleries from 26 countries.

Q+A with Painter Makoto Takigawa

Q+A with Painter Makoto Takigawa

Makoto Takigawa’s inspirations arise from observations made while in natural surroundings. Aesthetica talk to the artist about the inspiration behind his practice.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 15 Days to Go. Photography.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 15 Days to Go. Photography.

Longlisted for the Aesthetica Art Prize in 2016, Constanze Kratzsch’s Cormorant emphasises the elegance of the bird by using a minimalist design vocabulary.

Neu Now Festival Programme

Neu Now Festival Programme

Neu Now’s eighth edition is set to take place in the spaces of Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam, from 14-18 September. The five-day festival showcases the work of a generation of rising artists.

Interview with Installation Artist, Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva, Djanogly Gallery

Interview with Installation Artist, Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva, Djanogly Gallery

Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva is a site-specific installation working with diverse, namely organic matter, Aesthetica catch up with her about her new show at Djanogly Gallery: Making Beauty.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 16 Days To Go. Video, Installation and Performance.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 16 Days To Go. Video, Installation and Performance.

Henry Driver was shortlisted in the Aesthetica Art Prize with his interactive installation Odyssey. The piece questions the definitions of virtual space and the illusory aspects of choice and action.

Anna Tihanyi, Julia Margaret Cameron Awards for Women Photographers

Anna Tihanyi, Julia Margaret Cameron Awards for Women Photographers

Anna Tihanyi has been selected as one of this year’s recipients of the Julia Margaret Cameron Awards. Nominated by Laura Noble, the artist has been invited to exhibit at the Berlin Foto Biennale.

Q+A with Abstract Painter, Amanda Watson

Q+A with Abstract Painter, Amanda Watson

Amanda Watson’s practice extends ideas of abstraction, landscape, and scale primarily through the medium of paint. Aesthetica talk to her about the influence of the environment.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 17 Days to Go, Future Now Anthology

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 17 Days to Go, Future Now Anthology

We’re now over half way through our Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown. Today, we highlight the opportunity to gain exposure in our annual publication: the Future Now anthology.

Berliner Liste 2016

Berliner Liste 2016

Berlin has many great cultural things to offer, from museums and architecture to an exciting music scene. Another of these things is Berliner Liste, whose 13th edition will run from 15-18 September.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 18 Days to Go. Video, Installation & Performance

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 18 Days to Go. Video, Installation & Performance

In today’s countdown to this year’s call for entries, we shine a spotlight on Andrea Luke Zimmerman. Shortlisted for the last Aesthetica Art Prize, Estate, is a film forged by, and from within, a community.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 19 Days to Go. Three Dimensional Design & Sculpture

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 19 Days to Go. Three Dimensional Design & Sculpture

With 19 days to go until this year’s Aesthetica Art Prize call for entries closes, we take a look at the Three Dimensional Design & Sculpture category, highlighting the work of Longlisted artist Andi Schmied.

HYPER BOWL – Tamsyn Challenger, Summerhall, Edinburgh

HYPER BOWL – Tamsyn Challenger, Summerhall, Edinburgh

Following on from the success of her previous Edinburgh Festival exhibitions, Tamsyn Challenger returns to focus on what happens when discourse gets swallowed up by exaggeration.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 20 Days to Go

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 20 Days to Go

In the Aesthetica Art Prize call for entries countdown we turn to Squidsoup’s immersive installation Aeolian Light, consisting of 12,096 full-colour, individually addressable LEDs suspended in a grid.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

We celebrate the middle of August with a collection of thought-provoking shows. Caroline Rothwell (Tolarno Galleries) and Xiao Yu (Pace) examine the relationship between nature and man.

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