Interview: Liverpool Hope University Art Graduates

Liverpool Hope University’s Department of Fine and Applied Art focuses on exploring visual possibilities. We speak to students on the Fine Art & Design courses about the value of their experience.

Review of Pedro Friedeberg, Mandril y Alefato, FIFTY24MX Gallery, Mexico

Review of Pedro Friedeberg, FIFTY24MX Gallery, Mexico

At 76, Pedro Friedeberg is still producing fresh and mesmerising works that stay true to the artist’s eccentric nature. His latest show Mandril y Alefato is on view at FIFTY24MX’s new gallery space.

Review of Beneath the Surface, Somerset House

Review of Beneath the Surface, Somerset House

Beneath the Surface is a show that asks the audience to do just that and look beyond the apparent reality. This exhibition at Somerset House in London questions the practice of photography.

Review of Cathleen Naundorf: Noah's Ark, Hamiltons Gallery, London

Cathleen Naundorf: Noah's Ark, Hamiltons Gallery

Noah’s Ark goes haute couture in Hamiltons’ current exhibition with Paris-based photographer Cathleen Naundorf. Taxidermy animals are propped next to models clothed in iconic fashion designs.

Newcastle Fine Art Degree Show 2015

Newcastle University Fine Art Degree Show 2015

The graduating artists at Newcastle University will present their degree show at London’s SCIN Gallery, Old Street from the 23 to 28 June. The exhibition will feature a variety of disciplines.

Interview with Emma Morris, Executive Director & Curator of Richard Billingham: Panoramic, Towner, Eastbourne

Interview with Emma Morris, Executive Director, Towner

Towner presents a major exhibition by English artist and photographer Richard Billingham. We speak to Emma Morris, Executive Director and Curator of Panoramic, about the show’s impact.

Artist / Gambler - Exploring the Work of Loz Taylor

With the gamble of life all around, it seems strange that so few artists major in the subject. Step forward Loz Taylor, who, as a gambler of 30 years, is well equipped to conjure up images based on the theme.

Aesthetica Issue 65, June / July Out Now

Aesthetica Issue 65 Out Now

In Issue 65 we explore new territories. We consider how art influences fashion and how in turn these disciplines influence almost everything from architecture and interior design to popular culture.

A Certain Sense of Lawlessness

A Certain Sense of Lawlessness

The visual power of Guy Myhill’s debut fiction feature, The Goob, tears through the landscape of Norfolk, revolving around a desolate diner and the savage territory of stock-car racing.

Laura de Santillana & Alessandro Diaz de Santillana, YSP

Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield, presents a collection of works designed by the internationally renowned duo Laura de Santillana and Alessandro Diaz de Santillana until 6 September.

Redefining Market Forces

Redefining Market Forces

Kostas Murkudis challenges the way fashion is perceived, created and curated, through a celebration of freethinking this Summer.

Rural Realities Meet a TV Fairytale

Rural Realities Meet a TV Fairytale

Following the success of Corpo Celeste, The Wonders is the second collaboration between producer Carlo Cresto-Dina and director Alice Rohrwacher.

Visualising Globalisation: Shipping Container Homes

Visualising Globalisation

Shipping containers have defined global trade since the 1950s. Now, they are being re-purposed with a growing trend in today’s architecture.

Extreme Perfection

Extreme Perfection

Solveig Melkeraaen’s fall from grace is unforgiving, but in response to it she made a unique film, Good Girl, about depression with universal resonance.

Experimenting with Sound

Experimenting with Sound

Wolf Alice – the London-based foursome fronted by Ellie Rowsell – is proving that British indie guitar music is in rude health.

Fictional Contrasts

Fictional Contrasts

Cig Harvey transforms the familiar themes of home, family and nature, uncovering cinematic moments in the ordinary movement of life.

Acrobats Demystified

Acrobats Demystified

The 7 Fingers return with their acclaimed piece, Traces, which explores what it means to have a shared human experience.

Geometric Architecture

Geometric Architecture

Carlo Cafferini’s striking and large-format images uncover a specific intersection between a building and its various human inhabitants.

Intriguing Landscapes

Intriguing Landscapes

In a desire to reconnect with nature, Ellie Davies makes collages of photographs that depict rich forestry and the night sky.

Poignant Memories

Poignant Memories

At the start of the 1940s, during World War II, Brazil was the destination of choice for thousands of immigrants. During this time, the country went through a process of modernisation that touched every part of society.

Whimsical Romantics

Whimsical Romantics

Sisters Sally Ann & Emily May Gunawan have nurtured a love of photography since their youth, which was inspired by the distinctive nature of fashion editorials.

The Lungs  of the World

The Lungs of the World

The multifaceted histories of photography, art and politics are juxtaposed in an exhibition of the sprawling city and the shrinking rainforest.

Existence Abandoned

Existence Abandoned

American photographer Lori Nix shoots fading libraries, abandoned hair salons, neglected classrooms, empty bars and silent shops.

Identifying Perspectives

Identifying Perspectives

A new presentation of the contemporary collections of the Centre Pompidou, Paris, provides a comprehensive overview of art since the 1980s.

Being Part of the Underground

Being Part of the Underground

Punk husband/wife duo The Lovely Eggs are currently on tour with their album, This Is Our Nowhere – a self-released statement of intent.

Grayson Perry: Provincial Punk, Turner Contemporary

Grayson Perry: Provincial Punk, Turner Contemporary

Turner Contemporary’s exhibition surveys Grayson Perry’s career from his earliest watercolours to his latest architectural project, showing him as an unflinching commentator on society and art.

Petrina Hicks: The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Michael Reid, Sydney

Review of Petrina Hicks

Petrina Hicks is known for her detailed photographs of subjects in crisp and bemusing environments. Her latest show The Unbearable Lightness of Being is on view at Michael Reid Gallery, Sydney.

Momentum 8: 8th Nordic Biennial of Contemporary Art

Momentum 8: 8th Nordic Biennial of Contemporary Art

The 8th Nordic Biennial of Contemporary Art explores the idea of Tunnel Vision and presents innovative art in Moss, just outside of Oslo and in which Edvard Munch lived for four years.

Review of Richard Diebenkorn , Royal Academy, London

Richard Diebenkorn at RA London

Richard Diebenkorn’s retrospective at London’s Royal Academy of Arts spans his entire career without exhausting the visitor. Its three rooms are dedicated to each of the great periods of his oeuvre.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

In London, we take a look at the growth of luxury brands at The V&A and in Paris, Bruce Nauman takes over the main space of the Fondation Cartier. Across the pond in New York, Gagosian presents Richard Prince’s collection of books and letters.

Interview with Free Range Artist Tori Rodway

Interview with Tori Rodway

Set up in 2001 by Tamsin O’Hanlon, Free Range is an Old Truman Brewery special project that provides new creative graduates with the opportunity to showcase their work.

The View From Here, Tiwani Contemporary, London

The View From Here, Tiwani Contemporary, London

The View From Here showcases work by seven emerging photographers from Africa and its diasporas around the world, some of whom are presenting their work in London for the first time.

Swatch Faces 2015, Venice Biennale

Swatch Faces 2015

Swatch has a long history of collaborating with artists at the Venice Biennale. The company is at the forefront of nurturing artists’ practice and exposing their works to a wider audience.

5 to See at Sheffield Doc/Fest

5 to See at Sheffield Doc/Fest

The highly anticipated Sheffield Doc/Fest, will once again arrive in the city for five days of culture and cinema. Each year, the festival offers audiences the opportunity to watch hundreds of documentaries.

Patricia Cronin, Shrine for Girls, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice

Patricia Cronin, Shrine for Girls, La Biennale di Venezia

Curator Ludovico Pratesi and The Brooklyn Rail Curatorial Projects present Shrine for Girls by New York-based artist Patricia Cronin at the 56th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia.

Paul Strand, Fundación Mapfre, Madrid

Paul Strand, Fundación Mapfre, Madrid

The most comprehensive exhibition to explore the work of American artist Paul Strand (1890 – 1976) will be on display at Madrid’s Fundación Mapfre. Strand’s career spans six decades, from the 1910s to the 1960s, and the exhibit will take visitors through his life and work.

Review of Christopher Williams: The Production Line of Happiness, Whitechapel Gallery, London

Review: Christopher Williams

Christopher Williams’s ascetic aesthetic mode is the subject of a traveling mid-career retrospective, The Production Line of Happiness, on view at Whitechapel Gallery, London, until the end of June.

Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition Talk with Marcus Lyon, Shortlisted Artist

Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition Talk with Artist Marcus Lyon

Marcus Lyon, shortlisted artist in this year’s Aesthetica Art Prize, will be at York St Mary’s on Thursday 28 May to discuss his photographic practice, process and involvement in the art world.

Julia Vogl: Tysons Tiles, Tysons, Virginia

Julia Vogl: Tysons Tiles, Tysons, Virginia

Set up by the Arts Council of Fairfax County, from May 18 through to August 3, artist Julia Vogl will begin installing public artworks across Tysons following a community engagement project.

Chorlton Arts Festival, Manchester

Chorlton Arts Festival, Manchester

Live music, satirical cartoons and theatre on wheels – these are some of the spectacles showcased at Chorlton Arts Festival in Manchester, whose eclectic programme is as ambitious as ever.