The Role of Art Prizes

Lumen Prize are attending the Aesthetica Future Now Symposium to discuss how prizes help artists to develop. Carla Rapport expands upon the idea.

Transient Moments

Jocelyn Lee’s portfolio of photographs offer intimate moments, presenting a subtle yet powerful statement about the female experience.

Material Investigations

Mary Corse is known for an interest in notions of perception and celebration of light’s limitless potential; offering a new visual language.

Universal Elements

Seven new sculptures by Mariko Mori are on display at Sean Kelly Gallery. The works investigate the mysteries of the universe.

Sensory Details

Formerly a cinema set painter, Lorenzo Vitturi’s photographic style in infused with performativity. Money Must be Made opens at Flowers Gallery.

Celebrating Tradition

Evora Africa is a celebration of African heritage, offering fresh perspectives on the modern world and the experiences of young people.

Formal Innovation

Offering a comprehensive overview of contemporary photography, a new exhibition presents images which depart from convention.

Multilayered Practice

A new book published by Yale University Press tracks the groundbreaking work of contemporary artist Mona Hatoum.

Future Greats

The 2018 Aesthetica Art Prize exhibition explores the effects of over-consumption, media stimulation and emotional disconnection in today’s world.

An Unprecedented Approach

Pioneering photographer August Sander drew a nuanced sociological portrait of Germany’s inhabitants and surrounding urban landscapes.

Creative Destination

Bangkok Art Biennale, the first event of its kind in the region, announces its complete list of exhibiting artists, including Yayoi Kusama.

Contemporary Illumination

Breath of Light, a playful installation by Preciosa Lighting, combines technical craftsmanship with contemporary design.

Vivid Perspectives

Hatje Cantz’s Facing India brings togethe six female Indian multimedia artists who examine the country’s socio-cultural landscape.

Exploring Anonymity

As part of the 2018 Aesthetica Art Prize shortlist, Kenji Ouellet’s I Am One offers new perspectives on individuality and uniqueness in the wider city.

5 to Read: This Month

This month’s new releases negotiate how senses and visceral appreciations are integral to the creation, purpose and perception of contemporary art.

5 to See: This Weekend

The top picks for 7-8 April offer global dialogues, navigating international domains from China to Germany to examine a changing landscape.

Ethereal Inspirations

Swedish artist Marie Åkerlund’s subtle works revolve around the fragile, ethereal and essential notion of inspiration. We speak with her to find out more.

Universal Storytelling

Noémi Varga’s The Happiest Barrack recounts a personal tale of life and love within soviet Hungary. See it at as part of the Aesthetica Art Prize 2018.

Material Fragments

French practitioner Mathieu Lehanner combines new technologies with the archetypal sublimity of nature, immortalising waves in marble.

Immersive Subjects

A new publication by Hatje Cantz tracks the ongoing relationship between the swimming pool and photography.