Negative Space

Negative Space

Through film and sculpture, with a particular emphasis on sound, Oliver Beer considers the physical properties and emotional values of objects.

Chaotic Consumerism

Chaotic Consumerism

The immersive installation from Sophia Al Maria, EVERYTHING MUST GO, captures the chaotic, almost apocalyptic nature of consumerism.

Aesthetica Issue 75 Available Now

Aesthetica Issue 75 Available Now

The February / March edition of Aesthetica Magazine focuses on the beauty of pausing for a while in response to contemporary existence.

Altered Perceptions

Altered Perceptions

Brooke DiDonato pairs human experiences with uncanny visual elements and invites the subconscious into a playground of domestic settings.

Altruistic Collaboration

Altruistic Collaboration

Wayne McGregor, Olafur Eliasson and Jamie xx transform Jonathan Safran Foer’s book into an event that transcends individual disciplines.

Utopian Geographies

Utopian Geographies

J Bennett Fitts’ images display contrasts between urbanity and nature; saturated blues are placed against the muted palettes of utopian structures.

Illusory Silhouettes

Illusory Silhouettes

Ricardo Bofill’s La Muralla Roja in Alicante pays homage to the Arab Mediterranean, in particular to the adobe towers of North Africa.

Prismatic Compositions

Prismatic Compositions

Innovative photographic duo JUCO’s material provides an explosion of energy and blurs the lines between fine art and commercial assignments.

Visual Sanctuaries

Visual Sanctuaries

Reginald Van de Velde’s photographs provide an oasis for reflection on the passage of time, offering a new perspective on abandoned settings.

Integral Topographies

Integral Topographies

A new publication from Phaidon highlights the shifting relationship between architecture and natural forms, taking the land as inspiration.

Gestural Frameworks

Gestural Frameworks

In Anna Di Prospero’s Urban self-portrait series angles of contemporary cities reach an intriguing equilibrium with expressive bodily contortions.

Youthful Effervescence

Youthful Effervescence

Aaron Feaver’s infectious oeuvre snapshots youth with optimism and compositional air. Bold, indulgent palettes reflect the lifestyles within the frames.

Cultural Illumination

Cultural Illumination

In the hidden depths of Australia’s most extraordinary museum, United Visual Artists uncover the lineage of creative expression.

Universal Reflections

Universal Reflections

Three major international fairs not only showcase new innovations in design but demonstrate the changing dynamic of art and commerce.

Dynamic Imagination

Dynamic Imagination

From established to couture brands, Scandinavian designers are gearing traditional ideas of timelessness and practicality towards sustainability.

Conceptual Values

Conceptual Values

Strata – the title of Amie Siegel’s newest exhibition at South London Gallery – denotes a series of layers which are embedded within moving-images.

Pioneering Conceptuality

Pioneering Conceptuality

Serpentine Gallery, London, charts the career and legacy of John Latham, a figure regarded as a pioneer of British conceptual art.

Archival Interrogation

Archival Interrogation

An investigation into the relationship between narrative and imagery characterises the work of American artist Lisa Oppenheim.

Atmospheric Narratives

Atmospheric Narratives

On the occasion of Arte Fiera, MAST Foundation opens Work in Motion: The Video Camera’s Eye on Social and Economic Behaviour.

Jerwood/FVU Awards 2017

Jerwood/FVU Awards 2017

Two newly commissioned pieces by Patrick Hough and Lawrence Lek are premiered as part of the Jerwood/FVU Awards 2017.

Cylindrical Phenomena

Cylindrical Phenomena

Perception, movement and the relationship between the viewer and their surroundings are central themes within Olafur Eliasson’s practice.

Ian M Dudley: Poetry Winner

Ian M Dudley: Poetry Winner

Poetry Winner Ian M Dudley’s sequence, entitled Business Class, explores the notion of work in a large multinational company.

PHOTOFAIRS: Digital Horizons

PHOTOFAIRS: Digital Horizons

Lauren Marsolier’s images alleviate the world of specific details and are displayed at PHOTOFAIRS San Francisco, courtesy of Robert Koch Gallery.

Artes Mundi 7: Global Connections

Artes Mundi 7: Global Connections

John Akomfrah OBE has been awarded £40,000 courtesy of Artes Mundi for the 2016 film Auto Da Fé, chosen from six socially responsive works.

Order and Spontaneity

Order and Spontaneity

The volatility of Chinese ink provides a new language through which Paula Klien contemplates change and the construction of art.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

A focus on digitalisation forms the central strand of this week’s 5 to see, encompassing surveillance technologies right through to science fiction.

Mechanical Transformation

Mechanical Transformation

Vitra Design Museum both demonstrates the many forms that robots take today and raises awareness of the correlating ethical, social and political issues.

The Legacy of Science Fiction

The Legacy of Science Fiction

A festival-style exhibition delves into the storytelling roots of science fiction, a genre which has captures imaginations around the world for decades.

Sternfeld’s America

Sternfeld’s America

For the American Prospects series, Joel Sternfeld traverses the US in order to capture the essential character of the country.

Roger Mayne: Youthful Nuances

Roger Mayne: Youthful Nuances

The Photographers’ Gallery, London, hosts the first major exhibition (since 1999) of Roger Mayne, including the notorious 1960s snapshots of London.

India Art Fair 2017

India Art Fair 2017

India Art Fair is South Asia’s principal showcase of contemporary art and a gateway to the region’s cultural produce returning to New Delhi from 2-5 February.

Contemporary Self-Expression

Contemporary Self-Expression

From Selfie to Self-Expression is the world’s first exhibition documenting the history of the selfie, exploring its roots and cultural relevance.

Conceptual Programming

Conceptual Programming

Helen Knowles’ The Trial of Superdebthunterbot is a piece of conceptual art where the calculation of guilt is tried and tested.

Shore’s Singular Vision

Shore’s Singular Vision

An uncompromising pursuit of photography’s possibilities has guided Stephen Shore’s career, from the prints he made as a teenager to his recent practice.

Digital Personalities

Digital Personalities

After Us, from the K11 Art Foundation, and the New Museum, examines the possibilities that alternative digital personalities facilitate.

Dynamic Improvisation

Dynamic Improvisation

Sonia Boyce centres on a performance piece that explores issues of power in the interplay between an audience and those on the stage at ICA, London.

Tactile Photography

Tactile Photography

Daisuke Yokota embarks upon investigations into the tactile aspects of photography, seeking to provide new perspectives on the medium.

Transcending Conceptuality

Transcending Conceptuality

Within the digital domain, art is given the ability to transcend physical and conceptual boundaries, to break free from the frame.

The 11th Creative Writing Award is Open for Entries

The 11th Creative Writing Award is Open for Entries

Internationally renowned, the Aesthetica Creative Writing Award is now open for entries for its 11th year, inviting both emerging and established writers.

Responses to Globalisation

Responses to Globalisation

Japanese artist Tamao Narukawa takes a poetic approach, using metaphors and parables, creating a juxtaposition of humour and seriousness.