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.

Aesthetica Creative Writing Award Call for Entries: Prizes for 2016

Aesthetica Creative Writing Award Call for Entries: Prizes for 2016

Now in its 10th year, the Aesthetica Creative Writing Award is welcoming submissions from emerging and established writers. Prizes include publication, an agent consultation and writing group memberships.

Festival de La Luz 2016: Alicia Savage

Festival de La Luz 2016: Alicia Savage

Luz Austral Foundation, Argentina, welcomes the return of The Encuentros Abiertos: Festival de La Luz – a celebration of international photography that lasts a duration of two months.

Towards Night, Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne

Towards Night, Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne

Without the familiar light of day, the world after dark becomes an alien place. Dedicated to tracing the theme of night in art comes Towards Night, a major exhibition hosted by Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 21 Days to Go, Photography

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 21 Days to Go, Photography

Our Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown continues with the Photography & Digital Art category. Today, with 21 days left to submit your work, we take a look at photographer Marcus Lyon.

Interview with Sorcha Carey, Director, Edinburgh Art Festival

Interview with Sorcha Carey, Director, Edinburgh Art Festival

The UK’s largest annual festival of visual art, Edinburgh Art Festival, returns to Scotland for its 13th edition. We speak to Director Sorcha Carey about the festival’s integration with the city.

Q+A with Ceramic Artist Jenni Eleutheriades

Q+A with Ceramic Artist Jenni Eleutheriades

Jenni Eleutheriades is a Sydney-based ceramic artist specialising in crystalline glazing. We talk to her about how she creates such intricate pieces.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 22 Days to Go, Sculpture

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 22 Days to Go, Sculpture

Ben Rowe’s sculptures are industrial objects made by hand from Valchromat. As part of our countdown, we speak to the artist about his practice and Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 longlisted work.

Danny Lyon, Message to the Future, Whitney Museum, New York

Danny Lyon, Message to the Future, Whitney Museum, New York

The Whitney Museum hosts the first comprehensive retrospective of the career of photographer Danny Lyon to be displayed in 25 years. The exhibition premieres in New York this summer.

The Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology, Lisbon.

The Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology, Lisbon.

Hoping to offer a new centrepiece to Belém’s rich cultural offerings is the soon-to-open Museum of Art, Architecture, and Technology (MAAT).

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 23 Days to Go

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 23 Days to Go

Laurence Harding was longlisted for the Aesthetica Art Prize with Emilie. Harding deals with the performance of social roles, which regularly challenge individuality.

Interview with CODE Art Fair Curators, Copenhagen

Interview with CODE Art Fair Curators, Copenhagen

This year sees the launch of new art fair CODE in Copenhagen. We speak to CODE curators about the inauguration of the upcoming event and its ethos of making good art accessible to everyone.

Alexey Morosov: Contemporary Classics

Alexey Morosov: Contemporary Classics

More than thirty works selected for Pontifex Maximus exhibition represent an eloquent synthesis of an artistic research, accomplished during Alexey Morosov’s career that spans more than twenty years.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 24 Days to Go, Painting

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 24 Days to Go, Painting

Jennifer López Ayala is one of this year’s Aesthetica Art Prize finalists. As part of our official Call for Entries Countdown, we speak to the artist about her relationship with space, time and eggshells.

An Ideal for Living, Beetles and Huxley, London

An Ideal for Living, Beetles and Huxley, London

Beetles + Huxley brings together a group show of the work of 29 photographers reflecting on how they have observed and depicted class, culture and identity in Britain from the 1920s until today.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 25 Days to Go. Photography

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 25 Days to Go. Photography

Longlisted for the Aesthetica Art Prize, Lam Pok Yin Jeff and Chong Ng work with objects, installations and performances, which deal with the ontological nature of the photographic medium.

Interview with Dr Seth Clabough: All Things Await

Interview with Dr Seth Clabough: All Things Await

Dr. Seth Clabough’s short story Sharing Wounds was published by Aesthetica when he was first starting out as a writer. We catch up with Clabough after his debut novel All Things Await is published.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 26 Days to Go. Sculpture

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 26 Days to Go. Sculpture

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 call for entries countdown continues today looking at Owen Waterhouse. His sculpture Möbius 1.00 (2014) selected for last year’s Aesthetica Art Prize shortlist.

Anouska Beckwith: Uni~Verse

Anouska Beckwith: Uni~Verse

Having held her solo debut in New York last year, Paris-based multidisciplinary artist Anouska Beckwith opens her first solo show in London this September.

SITElines.2016: New Perspectives on Art of the Americas

SITElines.2016: New Perspectives on Art of the Americas

In its second iteration under the new vision of Director Irene Hofmann, the 2016 SITElines Santa Fe Biennial, Much Wider Than A Line, breaks away from the stereotyped narrative of non-white art.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: 27 Days to Go

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: 27 Days to Go

In the Aesthetica Art Prize call for entries countdown, we highlight Katherine Anne Rose’s longlisted piece No.4 – a visual exploration of the more theoretical side of mathematics and geometry.