Wolfgang Tillmans: Societal Discourse

Wolfgang Tillmans: Societal Discourse

As far as timely exhibitions go, Wolfgang Tillmans’ current exhibition at Tate Modern, London, is charged with the heartbeat of today’s news.

Shifting Terms

Shifting Terms

The Turner Prize is making some historic changes to its eligibility criteria. Tate reveals that the renowned award will now welcome artists of any age.

Static Liberty

Static Liberty

MoMA displays Steve McQueen’s Static (2009), a recently acquired digital projection of a 35mm film in The Donald B. and Catherine C. Marron Atrium.

Visual Quest

Visual Quest

Jasmine Targett’s installation What the eyes do not see demonstrates how perception challenges the way individuals understand the world.

Aesthetica Magazine Issue 76 Available Now

Aesthetica Magazine Issue 76 Available Now

The 2017 April / May edition of Aesthetica is now available, with seven photography features and coverage of international arts events and exhibitions.

Magnum Photos: Universal Dialogues

Magnum Photos: Universal Dialogues

Held in the birth-place of naturalist Charles Darwin, Evolution Explored chronicles the universal and regional shifts taking place across the world.

Redefined Environments

Redefined Environments

In Minimal Pure, digital artist and art director Feridun Akgüngör combines architectural forms and expanses of sky to create dynamic, utopian vignettes.

Sculptural Intersection

Sculptural Intersection

Jakarta-based photography duo Sally / Emily’s White Tokyo series combines the clean, minimalist lines of Japanese architecture with contemporary styling.

MK Gallery: Entrepreneurial Insights

MK Gallery: Entrepreneurial Insights

Anthony Spira, Director of MK Gallery discusses the development and opportunities that the new space offers to Milton Keynes and its populations.

Artistic Mementos

Artistic Mementos

The original Belgian art fair returns to the capital for its 35th edition in April. In 2017, Art Brussels unites 144 galleries from 28 countries in three sections.

Vibrant Equilibrium

Vibrant Equilibrium

Laura Allard-Fleischl’s Seaside Siren and Between Planets series combine fashion and art photography, striking an intriguing balance between organic forms.

Cultural Discoveries

Cultural Discoveries

Now in its third year, Photo London has become a powerhouse for international galleries to showcase the revolution of an ever-expanding medium.

Modern Perceptions

Modern Perceptions

Girl on Girl, a new anthology of women photographers investigates the notion of portraiture and assumed perceptions in the 21st century.

Radical Expression

Radical Expression

Darren Johnston’s monumental new show investigates spirituality, science and energy as a part of a larger commentary on human existence.

Visionary Frameworks

Visionary Frameworks

Three top architectural firms – BIG, MVRDV and Herzog & Demeuron – are reconfiguring our approaches to urban life and sustainability.

Societal Provocation

Societal Provocation

This third edition of Diffusion takes revolution as its central theme, utilising the medium of photography to document the repercussions of global revolts.

Idealised Construction

Idealised Construction

Influenced by how nature is presented in media, Thomas Wrede’s Real Landscapes reproduces topographies, spanning simulation and reality.

Urban Symmetry

Urban Symmetry

Stuart Allen is driven by a passion to travel the world, taking a camera to document cities, offering the viewer an insight into unseen urban environments.

Collective Responsibility

Collective Responsibility

Designers from South Africa are looking at new ways to innovate and create awareness about the country’s burgeoning fashion industry.

Formal Oppositions

Formal Oppositions

Building up an intimate relationship between individuals and their surroundings, Hideaki Hamada creates a softly-list conceptual playground.

5 To See

5 To See

The Whitney Museum and Parasol unit spend time with artists who consider a range of perspectives in today’s shifting sociopolitical landscape.

The Armory Show: Thematic Diversity

The Armory Show: Thematic Diversity

With representation from hundreds of galleries, The Armory Show presented rare and unique objects from 20th century Masters to emerging artists.

Suspended Illuminations

Suspended Illuminations

Cerith Wyn Evans’ takeover of the Duveen Galleries at Tate Britain, London, welcomes audiences into a conceptually responsive environment.

Social Surface

Social Surface

You Are Looking at Something That Never Occurred takes it title from a phrase used by Jeff Wall in a conversation with fellow artist Lucas Blalock.

Documenting Transition

Documenting Transition

After training as a photographer, Kris Schreier Lyseggen started collecting stories about gender identity in order to communicate a social commentary.

Food Scarcity

Food Scarcity

Devised by the Resistance and Deportation History Centre, Les Jours Sans plunges viewers into the life of the French during and after World War II.

Art Paris: African Horizons

Art Paris: African Horizons

The 19th edition of the Art Paris Art Fair pays a special tribute to artistic expressions hailing from Africa at the Grand Palais from 30 March to 2 April.

The Photography Show 2017: Highlights

The Photography Show 2017: Highlights

Aesthetica has compiled a list of top 10 exhibitions, events, displays and talks for the 37th edition of The Photography Show, presented by AIPAD.

Workspace Innovation

Workspace Innovation

The Salone del Mobile.Milano hosts its 56th edition and boasts a new format for the classic section and visualisations of design and the workspace.

Bernar Venet: Versatile Forms

Bernar Venet: Versatile Forms

Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, showcases the dynamic work of Bernar Venet through six large-scale drawings alongside two new sculptures.

Inner Reflections

Inner Reflections

Multi-disciplinary artist Graeme Messer creates a new commission for The Other Art Fair. We speak to the artist ahead of the opening on 30 March.

Future Now: Day One

Future Now: Day One

The Future Now Symposium returns to York St John University 25-26 May. Through talks and panels, it will evaluate the current artistic climate.

Surreal Encounters

Surreal Encounters

Scarlett Hooft Graafland’s first solo exhibition at Flowers Gallery, London, invites the viewer into ethereal and remarkable landscapes.

Alberto Giacometti: Evolutionary Practice

Alberto Giacometti: Evolutionary Practice

Bringing together a distinguished set of sculptures for the first time since 1956, Tate Modern, London, offers a retrospective on the Swiss pioneer.

LOOK/17: Urban Experience

LOOK/17: Urban Experience

LOOK/17, Liverpool’s International Photography Festival proposes a dynamic programme under the title Cities of Exchange: Liverpool/ Hong Kong.

5 To See

5 To See

Hong Kong’s Art Week is in full-swing this weekend. To coincide with the occasion, we highlight ArtisTree’s show examining the work of Zaha Hadid.

Art Dubai: Identity and Revival

Art Dubai: Identity and Revival

If Art Dubai has long been considered to represent the Global South, this year’s 11th edition seemed skewed in favour of art from the Middle East.

Cerebral Reflections

Cerebral Reflections

Bill Viola’s practice transforms our understanding of video as an art form. Mirrors of the Mind, brings together a series of expressive and pioneering works.

Visual Antitheses

Visual Antitheses

Delving into global issues of overpopulation and migration, the work of 12 practitioners is showcased in Prix Pictet: Space at the V&A, London.

EIF: Cultural Exchange

EIF: Cultural Exchange

Edinburgh International Festival celebrates its 70th anniversary in 2017 and will welcome 2,020 artists from 40 nations to perform in Scotland’s capital.