Gestural Frameworks

Gestural Frameworks

In Anna Di Prospero’s Urban self-portrait series angles of contemporary cities reach an intriguing equilibrium with expressive bodily contortions.

Youthful Effervescence

Youthful Effervescence

Aaron Feaver’s infectious oeuvre snapshots youth with optimism and compositional air. Bold, indulgent palettes reflect the lifestyles within the frames.

Cultural Illumination

Cultural Illumination

In the hidden depths of Australia’s most extraordinary museum, United Visual Artists uncover the lineage of creative expression.

Universal Reflections

Universal Reflections

Three major international fairs not only showcase new innovations in design but demonstrate the changing dynamic of art and commerce.

Dynamic Imagination

Dynamic Imagination

From established to couture brands, Scandinavian designers are gearing traditional ideas of timelessness and practicality towards sustainability.

Conceptual Values

Conceptual Values

Strata – the title of Amie Siegel’s newest exhibition at South London Gallery – denotes a series of layers which are embedded within moving-images.

Pioneering Conceptuality

Pioneering Conceptuality

Serpentine Gallery, London, charts the career and legacy of John Latham, a figure regarded as a pioneer of British conceptual art.

Archival Interrogation

Archival Interrogation

An investigation into the relationship between narrative and imagery characterises the work of American artist Lisa Oppenheim.

Atmospheric Narratives

Atmospheric Narratives

On the occasion of Arte Fiera, MAST Foundation opens Work in Motion: The Video Camera’s Eye on Social and Economic Behaviour.

Jerwood/FVU Awards 2017

Jerwood/FVU Awards 2017

Two newly commissioned pieces by Patrick Hough and Lawrence Lek are premiered as part of the Jerwood/FVU Awards 2017.

Cylindrical Phenomena

Cylindrical Phenomena

Perception, movement and the relationship between the viewer and their surroundings are central themes within Olafur Eliasson’s practice.

Ian M Dudley: Poetry Winner

Ian M Dudley: Poetry Winner

Poetry Winner Ian M Dudley’s sequence, entitled Business Class, explores the notion of work in a large multinational company.

PHOTOFAIRS: Digital Horizons

PHOTOFAIRS: Digital Horizons

Lauren Marsolier’s images alleviate the world of specific details and are displayed at PHOTOFAIRS San Francisco, courtesy of Robert Koch Gallery.

Artes Mundi 7: Global Connections

Artes Mundi 7: Global Connections

John Akomfrah OBE has been awarded £40,000 courtesy of Artes Mundi for the 2016 film Auto Da Fé, chosen from six socially responsive works.

Order and Spontaneity

Order and Spontaneity

The volatility of Chinese ink provides a new language through which Paula Klien contemplates change and the construction of art.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

A focus on digitalisation forms the central strand of this week’s 5 to see, encompassing surveillance technologies right through to science fiction.

Mechanical Transformation

Mechanical Transformation

Vitra Design Museum both demonstrates the many forms that robots take today and raises awareness of the correlating ethical, social and political issues.

The Legacy of Science Fiction

The Legacy of Science Fiction

A festival-style exhibition delves into the storytelling roots of science fiction, a genre which has captures imaginations around the world for decades.

Sternfeld’s America

Sternfeld’s America

For the American Prospects series, Joel Sternfeld traverses the US in order to capture the essential character of the country.

Roger Mayne: Youthful Nuances

Roger Mayne: Youthful Nuances

The Photographers’ Gallery, London, hosts the first major exhibition (since 1999) of Roger Mayne, including the notorious 1960s snapshots of London.

India Art Fair 2017

India Art Fair 2017

India Art Fair is South Asia’s principal showcase of contemporary art and a gateway to the region’s cultural produce returning to New Delhi from 2-5 February.

Contemporary Self-Expression

Contemporary Self-Expression

From Selfie to Self-Expression is the world’s first exhibition documenting the history of the selfie, exploring its roots and cultural relevance.

Conceptual Programming

Conceptual Programming

Helen Knowles’ The Trial of Superdebthunterbot is a piece of conceptual art where the calculation of guilt is tried and tested.

Shore’s Singular Vision

Shore’s Singular Vision

An uncompromising pursuit of photography’s possibilities has guided Stephen Shore’s career, from the prints he made as a teenager to his recent practice.

Digital Personalities

Digital Personalities

After Us, from the K11 Art Foundation, and the New Museum, examines the possibilities that alternative digital personalities facilitate.

Dynamic Improvisation

Dynamic Improvisation

Sonia Boyce centres on a performance piece that explores issues of power in the interplay between an audience and those on the stage at ICA, London.

Tactile Photography

Tactile Photography

Daisuke Yokota embarks upon investigations into the tactile aspects of photography, seeking to provide new perspectives on the medium.

Transcending Conceptuality

Transcending Conceptuality

Within the digital domain, art is given the ability to transcend physical and conceptual boundaries, to break free from the frame.

The 11th Creative Writing Award is Open for Entries

The 11th Creative Writing Award is Open for Entries

Internationally renowned, the Aesthetica Creative Writing Award is now open for entries for its 11th year, inviting both emerging and established writers.

Responses to Globalisation

Responses to Globalisation

Japanese artist Tamao Narukawa takes a poetic approach, using metaphors and parables, creating a juxtaposition of humour and seriousness.

The 11th Aesthetica Art Prize: Now Open for Entries

The 11th Aesthetica Art Prize: Now Open for Entries

The 11th award is now open for entries, until 31 August, offering two separate accolades: the Main Art Prize and the Emerging Art Prize.

Subaquatic Sculpture

Subaquatic Sculpture

Located off the coast of Lanzarote, Europe’s first underwater museum lies in wait beneath the waves, the Museo Atlántico took two years to complete.

5 To See

5 To See

The exhibitions in this week’s 5 To See combine mediums to create intense multidisciplinary compositions which muse on contemporary events.

Paradoxical Spaces

Paradoxical Spaces

The idea of “negative space” is essential to British artist Oliver Beer, who confronts the audience with what is not there and highlights the emotional value of objects.

Contemporary Riot Grrrls

Contemporary Riot Grrrls

Riot Grrrls celebrates a plethora of loud and adventurous paintings by female artists. The exhibition responds to the sexism that pervades the creative world.

Metropolitan Camouflage

Metropolitan Camouflage

The highly artistic vision of Hong-Kong based Nadim Abbas is surveyed in Camoufleur, a site-specific installation combing camouflage and the public gaze.

Dehumanised Perspective

Dehumanised Perspective

At a time of mass displacement, Richard Mosse depicts migrants through a weapons-grade camera that enters the eye of a missile.

Rejecting Aesthetics

Rejecting Aesthetics

Whitechapel Gallery is looking back and assessing Eduardo Paolozzi’s (1924-2005) spectrum of work across collage, sculpture and print.

The Power of Cover Art

The Power of Cover Art

With renowned album art from bands such as The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, Pink Floyd and David Bowie, the power of cover art is something to be marvelled at.

Louise Nevelson: Sculpted Consciousness

Louise Nevelson: Sculpted Consciousness

Cortesi Gallery, Lugano, plays host to a selection of 29 pieces from the late Louise Nevelson, spanning two decades from the 1960s to 1980s.