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.

Q+A with UP Projects and Leah Lovett: Contracorrente/Upstream

Q+A with UP Projects and Leah Lovett: Contracorrente/Upstream

On 30 July, UP projects are hosting the first UK/Brazilian soap opera. We talk to artist Leah Lovett and UP Projects about the aims behind the online event.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: Longlisted Artist, Richard John Seymour

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: Longlisted Artist, Richard John Seymour

Longlisted for the Aesthetica Art Prize, Richard John Seymour’s kaleidoscopic photograph installation China Commodity City depicts the largest wholesale small-commodity market on the planet.

Interview with Mary Heilmann, Looking at Pictures, Whitechapel

Interview with Mary Heilmann, Looking at Pictures, Whitechapel

To coincide with Mary Heilmann’s exhibition at Whitechapel Gallery, London, Aesthetica interview the artist about her work and the art of metaphor.

Q+A with Caroline Achaintre, BALTIC

Q+A with Caroline Achaintre, BALTIC

Opening a new exhibition at Baltic, Gateshead, Aesthetica talk to Caroline Achaintre about her influences and labour-intensive practice.

Q+A Julia Fullerton-Batten, The Act

Q+A Julia Fullerton-Batten, The Act

Having been featured in Aesthetica twice, Julia Fullerton-Batten produces striking and alluring compositions. We catch up with the artist to discuss her latest series.

The 10th Aesthetica Art Prize is Open for Entries

The 10th Aesthetica Art Prize is Open for Entries

Now in its 10th year, the Aesthetica Art Prize is an international contemporary art award and is open for entries, looking for cutting-edge practitioners working in any medium at any stage in their career.

5 To See: Liverpool Biennial

5 To See: Liverpool Biennial

From American ceramist Betty Woodman’s colourful, bright pieces to Mark Leckey’s Dream English Kid, we handpick five shows that reflect the diversity, scope and scale of this year’s Liverpool Biennial.

The Inaugural Magnum and LensCulture Photography Award

The Inaugural Magnum and LensCulture Photography Award

This year the Magnum Photos has teamed up with LensCulture, one of largest destinations for discovering contemporary photography.

Q+A with Naturalist Photographer Danny Sepkowski

Q+A with Naturalist Photographer Danny Sepkowski

Danny Sepkowski provides exciting images of Hawaii’s ocean and waves. We catch up with him to talk through his processes and inspirations.

Interview with Adriana Salazar, Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 & The Himalayan Gardens

Interview with Adriana Salazar, Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 & The Himalayan Gardens

Adriana Salazar’s installations displace the boundaries between life and death. Moving Plant #32 features a bamboo branch sourced from the Himalayan Gardens in Ripon.

Martin Parr: Work and Leisure, A Hepworth Wakefield Touring Exhibition

Martin Parr: Work and Leisure, A Hepworth Wakefield Touring Exhibition

The photographs of rural Yorkshire made by Martin Parr now lie at the heart of the Hepworth touring exhibition Martin Parr: Work and Leisure, at Firstsite.

Michael Simpson Wins the John Moores Painting Prize 2016

Michael Simpson Wins the John Moores Painting Prize 2016

Michael Simpson wins this year’s John Moores Painting Prize. The result was announced at a ceremony last week, ahead of the opening of the John Moores show in Liverpool.

Mary Heilmann: Looking at Pictures, Whitechapel Gallery, London

Mary Heilmann: Looking at Pictures, Whitechapel Gallery, London

Saturated with California cool and New York edge, the electricity that runs through Mary Heilmann’s paintings is super-charged.

Calder & Fischli/Weiss, Fondation Beyeler, Riehen/Basel

Calder & Fischli/Weiss, Fondation Beyeler, Riehen/Basel

Fondation Beyeler’s summer exhibition focuses on the idea of balance in the works of pioneering American sculptor Alexander Calder and playful, Swiss duo Peter Fischli and David Weiss.

Q+A with Artist Group Common Culture

Q+A with Artist Group Common Culture

Aesthetic talk to artist group Common Culture about their new work, Vent, which examines popular culture’s obsessive fascination with “celebrity”.

Ellie Davies, Into the Woods, Crane Kalman Gallery

Ellie Davies, Into the Woods, Crane Kalman Gallery

Ellie Davies’s new series, Half Light, comes to Crane Kalman Gallery. Winner of the People’s Choice in the Aesthetica Art Prize, the practitioner responds to elements of the natural landscape.

Nan Goldin: The Ballad of Sexual Dependency, MoMA

Nan Goldin: The Ballad of Sexual Dependency, MoMA

The Ballad of Sexual Dependency reveals Nan Goldin’s most intimate experiences and moments of love and loss, now on show at MoMA, New York.

Mona Hatoum: Poetic and Political, Tate Modern, London

Mona Hatoum: Poetic and Political, Tate Modern, London

As one of the most important artists of her generation, Mona Hatoum withholds important political sentiments and a poetically charged oeuvre.

Interfuse, According to McGee, York.

Interfuse, According to McGee, York.

According to McGee launched Interfuse to celebrate a wide range of visual arts in late 2015, now a continuous platform for the deluge of interested artists.

Jason deCaires Taylor: Museo Atlantico

Jason deCaires Taylor: Museo Atlantico

In Museo Atlantico, Jason deCaires Taylor responds to the ongoing humanitarian crisis that has left millions of refugees seeking for shelter.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

With the Wimbledon finals fast approaching and temperatures creeping up, our 5 to See handpicks a series of thought-provoking presentations to ease you into the month of July.

Q+A with Yorkshire-based Oil Painter Lucy Fiona Morrison

Q+A with Yorkshire-based Oil Painter Lucy Fiona Morrison

Having graduated from Norwich School of Art in 2010, Lucy Morrison has pursued a passion for painting, working professionally in oils, based in Yorkshire.

Q+A with Aesthetica Creative Writing Award Finalist, Jo Gatford

Q+A with Aesthetica Creative Writing Award Finalist, Jo Gatford

Twice finalist in the Aesthetica Creative Writing Award Jo Gatford has now established a new competition for emerging writers, run by her organisation Writers’ HQ.

Museum of the Year 2016: The V&A

Museum of the Year 2016: The V&A

The Museum of the Year 2016 has been awarded to the V&A. Selected for its significant transformation in 2015, the art and design museum has welcomed nearly 3.9 million visitors to its sites.

Henry Hussey: Reliquaries, Gallery 8, London

Henry Hussey: Reliquaries, Gallery 8, London

Young British artist Henry Hussey contributes to contemporary textile art with his unique use of fabric to reflect on his complex personal relations.

Q+A with Aesthetica Art Prize Longlisted Artist Nicolas Bernier

Q+A with Aesthetica Art Prize Longlisted Artist Nicolas Bernier

Frequencies (light quanta) was longlisted for the Aesthetica Art Prize in 2016. We talk to the artist about inspiration and maneuvering through his medium.

Les Rencontres d’Arles 2016

Les Rencontres d’Arles 2016

Les Rencontres d’Arles begins with a flurry of exhibition previews, special events, talks and workshops, celebrating the opening of its 47th edition across the Southern French city.

Q+A with Experimental Artist Val Wecerka

Q+A with Experimental Artist Val Wecerka

Val Wecerka’s practice demonstrates a curiosity with both form and content. We catch up with her to discuss the stimuli behind her diverse oeuvre.

Interview with Harriet Sutcliffe, Aesthetica & York St John Fine Arts Graduate Prize

Interview with Harriet Sutcliffe, Aesthetica & York St John Fine Arts Graduate Prize

Each year Aesthetica selects an undergraduate student from York St John University for its Fine Arts Graduate Prize. The 2016 recipient, Harriet Sutcliffe, impressed judges with her contemplative video piece, Uncertainty.

Sheffield Doc/Fest 2016: The Highlights

Sheffield Doc/Fest 2016: The Highlights

With 160 documentaries, plus a whole host of talks and workshops, Sheffield Doc/Fest was a whirlwind of information-absorption. From one film to the next, attendees found themselves jumping between continents, topics and themes.

Manifesta 11, The European Biennial of Contemporary Art

Manifesta 11, The European Biennial of Contemporary Art

Manifesta’s 11th edition runs until 18 September. The nomadic festival was initiated in response to the new social, political and cultural reality that emerged in the aftermath of the Cold War.

Marcus Harvey: Inselaffe at Jerwood Gallery

Marcus Harvey: Inselaffe at Jerwood Gallery

With a wry sensibility, Leeds-born Marcus Harvey explores what it means to be British, deconstructing identity through a collision of humour and art.

Transparency at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield

Transparency at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield

Yorkshire Sculpture Park presents a new show that responds to the environment and light qualities of its 18th century chapel based in the grounds. Featuring 15 sculptures, installations and films.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: Interview with Longlisted Artist Nick Dunmur

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: Interview with Longlisted Artist Nick Dunmur

Nick Dunmur’s photography examines broader concepts and themes that involve and engage us all, whether we are aware of them or not. In offering his perspective on those things, he hopes to prompt others to consider their own.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

As June draws to an end and we celebrate the start of July, we explore a selection of shows to brighten your summer. In London, American Painter Alex Katz reflects on the transitory nature of light and Pure Fiction connects literature and art in a presentation of work by authors and artists in Paris.

Interview with Anthony d’Offay: ARTIST ROOMS, Tate Modern

Interview with Anthony d’Offay: ARTIST ROOMS, Tate Modern

Aesthetica catches up with Anthony d’Offay, curator and collector of new project ARTIST ROOMS at Tate Modern, London.

Schwitters Miró Arp, Hauser & Wirth

Schwitters Miró Arp, Hauser & Wirth

Hauser & Wirth unites the practices of Kurt Schwitters and Hans Arp, in the context of works by the Joan Miró, in a new show to mark the centenary of the Dada movement in the city of its birth.