Balanced Compositions

Balanced Compositions

Pastel flowers, vintage cars and minimalist architecture provide the backdrop for Bond’s lustrous depiction of contemporary fashion.

Illusory Projections

Illusory Projections

Gabriel Isak’s pastel palettes of mist-covered skies and boundless oceans are disturbed by bold, standardised silhouettes on figurative journeys.

Uncanny Environment

Uncanny Environment

Casting a raw depiction of the urban climate, Frédéric Delangle’s series demonstrate an intimate understanding of every environment he inhabits.

Visual Language

Visual Language

Contemporary theatre company Vanishing Point experiments with the potential of the actor at this year’s Edinburgh International Festival.

Fictitious Landscapes

Fictitious Landscapes

Inaugurating this September, a prescient international event offers a solution to one of the greatest design deficiencies of the English capital.

Vacant Urbanisation

Vacant Urbanisation

Drainpipes and concrete cohere with clean lines, and compositions disappear into a clear-blue sky that references the enhanced nature of advertisements.

Cultural Anonymity

Cultural Anonymity

Michael Wolf documents the vernacular culture of the modern metropolis. Architecture of Density is a collection of colossal structures in Hong Kong.

Evolving Civilisations

Evolving Civilisations

Taking its title from a 1985 dystopian novel, New Romance displays technologically advanced artworks and reframes the human condition.

Shifting Philosophies

Shifting Philosophies

Weaving sustainability with multi-functionality, Mode in Flux presents a vision for fashion’s future within an unstable environmental landscape.

Enticing Sequences

Enticing Sequences

Benoit Paillé’s series is an exploration into narratives under darkness. Illuminated windows are suggestive, whilst strangers are caught in unexplained affairs.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call For Entries: The Judging Panel

Aesthetica Art Prize Call For Entries: The Judging Panel

The Judging Panel for the Art Prize enhances its position in the industry, bringing together specialists from leading cultural institutions, whose expertise extends across all media.

Melodrama Act I: Luxembourgh & Dayan, London

Melodrama Act I: Luxembourgh & Dayan, London

Melodrama is an exhibition taking place in two acts and in two locations by Luxembourg & Dayan in collaboration by curator Francesco Bonami.

The Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2016: Preview Participants

The Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2016: Preview Participants

The Edinburgh Fringe, the largest arts festival in the world, is about to return with thousands of performers to present shows for every taste.

Met Film School Alumni Q+A: Megan K. Fox and Ben Calloway

Met Film School Alumni Q+A: Megan K. Fox and Ben Calloway

Aesthetica talk to Met Film School MA graduates Megan Fox (Directing) and Ben Calloway (Cinematography) about their education and how their practise has since developed.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: Interview with Anna Tihanyi

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: Interview with Anna Tihanyi

Through photography, Aesthetica Art Prize longlisted artist Anna Tihanyi creates contemporary tales about the human consciousness, which play with reality. Tihanyi speaks about her practice.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

Our 5 To See provides a contemplative addition to the multitude of barbecues and outdoor activities taking place at the height of summer. Featuring Calder in the Alps and Christian Boltanski at EAF.

A Celebration of Contemporary Writing: Submissions Open

A Celebration of Contemporary Writing: Submissions Open

A celebration of new writing, the Aesthetica Creative Writing Award champions and supports emerging and established writers. Prizes include consultation and memberships to leading literary organisations.

Q+A with Juno Calypso & Carolina Mizrahi: Arusha Gallery

Q+A with Juno Calypso & Carolina Mizrahi: Arusha Gallery

Second Self brings together the work of two emerging photographers, Juno Calypso and Carolina Mizrahi at Arusha Gallery, Edinburgh.

Bruce Conner, It’s All True, MoMA, New York

Bruce Conner, It’s All True, MoMA, New York

MoMA stages Bruce Conner’s (1933–2008) first monographic museum exhibition in New York. Comprised of 250 objects, It’s All True is the largest survey of the artist’s work in 16 years.

Janet Biggs, SCAD Museum, USA

Janet Biggs, SCAD Museum, USA

Janet Biggs is drawn to hazardous territories and forbidding landscapes. Afar, her new three-channel 9-minute video installation opens at SCAD Museum.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call For Entries: Exhibition Opportunities

Aesthetica Art Prize Call For Entries: Exhibition Opportunities

Each year, all shortlisted artists at the Aesthetica Art Prize are included in an exhibition, attended by an international community and the judging panel.

Le Corbusier Sites Added to UNESCO World Heritage List

Le Corbusier Sites Added to UNESCO World Heritage List

UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee met earlier this month to inscribe new sites to its World Heritage List. Amongst the selection in 2016 are 17 projects by the iconic French architect Le Corbusier.

The Teen Years, Joseph Bellows Gallery, La Jolla

The Teen Years, Joseph Bellows Gallery, La Jolla

Joseph Bellows’ summer exhibition addresses the physical, social and emotional aspects of adolescence, and the formation of identity, through a collection of vintage and contemporary prints.

Bulthaup: Aesthetica’s 5 Favourite Living Spaces

Bulthaup: Aesthetica’s 5 Favourite Living Spaces

bulthaup designs are built to be more than simply functional; Aesthetica has handpicked 5 favourite bulthaup living spaces for today.

Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2016: Screening Passes and Events Tickets

Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2016: Screening Passes and Events Tickets

The BAFTA Qualifying Aesthetica Short Film Festival (ASFF) 2016 returns this year from 3 to 6 November in York, screening over 300 films in its Official Selection alongside a programme of industry events.

Interview with Gabriela Torres Ruiz, Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Shortlisted Artist

Interview with Gabriela Torres Ruiz, Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Shortlisted Artist

Gabriela Torres Ruiz is one of the shortlisted artists in this year’s Aesthetica Art Prize. Her diptych #1, from the series Silence, was exhibited as part of the showcase at York St Mary’s earlier this year.

Vogue 100: A Century of Style, The Manchester Art Gallery

Vogue 100: A Century of Style, The Manchester Art Gallery

Vogue: A Century of Style at Manchester Art Gallery gives visitors a lens through which to look at the magazine’s British incarnation and the culture it evolved in. On view until 30 October.

The Art Conference: Cutting-Edge Art in Historic London

The Art Conference: Cutting-Edge Art in Historic London

Evoking achievable aspirations in attendees, The Art Conference is a two-day arts festival that explores the intersection of technology, art and culture.

Review of Henry Hussey’s Reliquaries at Gallery 8, Duke Street, London

Review of Henry Hussey’s Reliquaries at Gallery 8, Duke Street, London

Henry Hussey’s deeply personal work draws its power from a willingness to engage with sacred elements including family, love, politics, death, and memory at his show, Reliquaries, at Gallery 8.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: Ellen Jantzen, Photography

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: Ellen Jantzen, Photography

Ellen Jantzen is interested in states of reality. As her awareness grows of the many scientific theories about multi-universes and space/time paradoxes, she finds reality difficult to depict.

The Other Art Fair Bristol

The Other Art Fair Bristol

One of the UK’s best-loved fair to meet and buy art direct from fresh talent and undiscovered artists, The Other Art Fair (TOAF), returns to Bristol’s waterside Arnolfini this weekend. From 22-24 July.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

As temperatures soar this week, we take a break from the sun with a fresh pick of shows. Our 5 To See draws us into the world of William Eggleston and recollects the importance of The Beat Generation.

Corinne Silva, Garden State: Ffotogallery

Corinne Silva, Garden State: Ffotogallery

Between 2010 and 2013, British photographer Corinne Silva travelled across 22 Israeli settlements between the Mediterranean and the Jordan River to capture private and public gardens.

Edinburgh Art Festival 2016

Edinburgh Art Festival 2016

The UK’s largest annual festival of visual art returns to Edinburgh on 28 July with a dynamic programme of partner exhibitions and pop-up events taking place across the Scottish capital.

Manifesta 11: Helmhaus and Löwenbräukunst

Manifesta 11: Helmhaus and Löwenbräukunst

Löwenbräukunst and Helmhaus are amongst the main exhibition venues at Manifesta 11 2016, including installation, video, sculpture and photography works exploring diverse ideas.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call For Entries: Q+A with Student Prize Winner David Hochgatterer

Aesthetica Art Prize Call For Entries: Q+A with Student Prize Winner David Hochgatterer

David Hochgatterer won the Student Art Prize at this year’s Aesthetica Art Prize, with his installation sound bar, Time to X, which transforms the fourth dimension, time, into a geometrical expanse.

Zaha Hadid Architects: New Melbourne CBD Tower

Zaha Hadid Architects: New Melbourne CBD Tower

Zaha Hadid Architects and Plus Architecture’s design for a new 54-storey tower in Melbourne has been approved. The proposed structure will be situated in Melbourne’s Central Business District.

Wilfredo Lam, Tate Modern, London

Wilfredo Lam, Tate Modern, London

Wilfredo Lam was one of very few artists from beyond the American and European art world to receive high recognition from many critics, Tate Modern celebrate this.

Simon Starling and Graham Eatough, At Twilight, Holmwood House and The Common Guild, Glasgow

Simon Starling and Graham Eatough, At Twilight, Holmwood House and The Common Guild, Glasgow

The Common Guild, Glasgow, announces details of a new performance, entitled At Twilight: A play for two actors, one dancer, eight masks, staged in conjunction with its summer exhibition, At Twilight.

Q+A with Phillip Prodger, Curator of William Eggleston: Portraits, NPG

Q+A with Phillip Prodger, Curator of William Eggleston: Portraits, NPG

National Portrait Gallery launch a major retrospective on William Eggleston. Aesthetica catch up with exhibition curator Phillip Prodger.