Frieze Art Fair 2016: Gallery Highlights

Frieze Art Fair 2016: Gallery Highlights

Frieze Art Fair features more than 160 of the world’s leading galleries.. As one of the largest events of its kind this year, we list ten highlights from the 2016 event.

Highlighting Tradition in Modern Society

Highlighting Tradition in Modern Society

We catch up with Taylor Wessing 2016 shortlisted artist Kovi Konowiecki to talk about his work and the importance of the Art Prize in terms of career development.

Singapore Biennale 2016: An Atlas of Mirrors

Singapore Biennale 2016: An Atlas of Mirrors

The Singapore Biennale returns this month. An Atlas of Mirrors includes 62 artists, art collections and selected artworks divided into nine sub-themes.

The Other Art Fair: Future Ambition

The Other Art Fair: Future Ambition

Presenting 130 of the best emerging artists, handpicked by an influential selection committee The Other Art Fair returns to East London’s Old Truman Brewery on 6-9 October.

Examining Visual Languages

Examining Visual Languages

Jo McGonigal uses found and everyday materials, alongside the made, to closely examine the formal grammar of pictorial language. Her work is featured in the Aesthetica Art Prize Annual, Future Now.

Aesthetica Magazine Issue 73 October/November

Aesthetica Magazine Issue 73 October/November

Aesthetica Issue 73 is available now. The October/November edition pays homage to the importance of deviating from the ordinary. Find out more about the issue.

Swab Art Fair 2016: Cultural Dynamics

Swab Art Fair 2016: Cultural Dynamics

Since its launch in 2006, Swab has become one of the most recognised international contemporary art fairs. This September, the event celebrates a decade of success.

Next Generation 2016: Altering Perceptions of the Everyday

Next Generation 2016: Altering Perceptions of the Everyday

Included within this year’s collaboration with LCC is Kate Amery who explores the way in which human beings interact with the natural environment.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

As September rolls into October, a whole host of new exhibitions open their doors, leaving us spoilt for choice when it comes to 5 To See.

Modern Frameworks

Modern Frameworks

German-born Sebastian Weiss (b. 1971) lives and works in Hamburg, where, in 2013, he became a photo columnist for Architectural Digest Germany. Having studied constructional…

Pseudo Americana

Pseudo Americana

Tom Blachford’s photography renders functional, man-made structures into strange dreams that fluctuate between reality and fantasy.

Spatial Dimensions

Spatial Dimensions

Slovakia-born Mária Švarbová completed her studies in conservation, restoration and archaeology before dedicating herself to photography in 2010.

Ethereal Movements

Ethereal Movements

The inventive performance group return to Sadler’s Wells with an exploration into their own potential both physically and existentially.

Cinematic Retrospection

Cinematic Retrospection

Joshua Jordan is an American fashion photographer who executes cinematic shoots of iconographic journeys with structural consideration.

Cyclical Installation

Cyclical Installation

Included in the 2016-2017 Sydney International Art Series, MCA Australia launches Tatsuo Miyajima’s first major life survey in the Southern Hemisphere.

Enduring Foundations

Enduring Foundations

The RIBA Stirling Prize: 20 includes every winner over the last 20 years, highlighting how buildings must move beyond functionality.

Visceral Uniformity

Visceral Uniformity

Slovakian artist Natalia Evelyn Bencicova (b. 1992) works mostly in digital photography and is currently studying at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna. Having…

Archaic Dereliction

Archaic Dereliction

Aurélien Villette (b. 1982) is a Parisian photographer fuelled by a desire to travel. Bringing to view more than 30 countries, the works are shaped…

Concrete Abstraction

Concrete Abstraction

Ben Thomas focuses on urban spaces. Having experimented with tilt-shift and kaleidoscopes, featured series Chroma I and Chroma II decode cities, highlighting colour and tonal flatness.

Dynamic Composition

Dynamic Composition

High Museum explores the photographer’s investigative legacy through new works that see comparisons in networks of cables and patterns of life.

Towards Hyper-Reality

Towards Hyper-Reality

Somerset House constructs a brand new world for artistic pioneer Björk, whose quest for audience integration ventures beyond cultural peripheries.

Dialogues and Artistic Collaboration

Dialogues and Artistic Collaboration

The Korean Cultural Centre UK (KCCUK) continues in its efforts to introduce Korea’s vibrant contemporary art scene to the UK with its new exhibition, Riptide.

Malick Sidibé: The Lives and Culture of Bamako

Malick Sidibé: The Lives and Culture of Bamako

Malick Sidibé: The Eye of Modern Mali at Somerset House, London showcases 45 original prints taken in the aftermath of the Malian Independence in 1960.

Gestural Sculptures

Gestural Sculptures

Simultaneous exhibitions at the Marian Goodman Gallery in Paris and London showcase Giuseppe Penone’s sensuous visual language and gestural sculptures.

Louise Bourgeois: Femininity, Botany and Family

Louise Bourgeois: Femininity, Botany and Family

For the first time ever, Louise Bourgeois’s series of 38 soft-ground etchings created between 2006 and 2010 are on show together at Hauser & Wirth, Somerset.

Modernism Week 2017: Figures in Design

Modernism Week 2017: Figures in Design

Modernism Week returns to Palm Springs to celebrate mid-century architecture and design at its annual Fall Preview and Modernism Week.

Landscape as Arena

Landscape as Arena

Julian Charrière’s new show opens at Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, with three different bodies of work. We catch up with the artist about the exhibition,

Yinchuan Biennale 2016

Yinchuan Biennale 2016

Tucked away on the third floor at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Yinchuan, China, is Sonia Mehra Chawla’s immersive installation, Residue (2016).

Paris Photo Fair Celebrates 20 Years

Paris Photo Fair Celebrates 20 Years

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Paris Photo, the largest international art fair with a focus on photography. As ever, it unites all interested in the medium.

Korea International Art Fair 2016

Korea International Art Fair 2016

Korea International Art Fair returns to Seoul for its 15th anniversary, creating a place where gallery curators and artists from all over the world will exhibit their work to an international audience.

ASFF 2016: Official Selection Trailer

ASFF 2016: Official Selection Trailer

The BAFTA qualifying Aesthetica Short Film Festival returns for its sixth year, running 3 – 6 November and taking place in 15 distinct venues across York.

Design and the Concrete Poem

Design and the Concrete Poem

A new exhibition at the Lighthouse Gallery as part of Outside-in / Inside-out Festival, Design & the Concrete Poem, explores the centrality of design and typography to the movement.

Fontana / Melotti: An Intellectual Partnership

Fontana / Melotti: An Intellectual Partnership

The relationship between post-war Italian artists Lucio Fontana (1899 – 1968) and Fausto Melotti (1901 – 1986) is showcased at Mazzoleni, London, this Autumn, exploring the spaces they inhabit.

The Poetry of Destruction

The Poetry of Destruction

Dominique Lévy, London, exhibits new work from German artist Günther Uecker. Verletzte Felder (Wounded Fields) is Uecker’s first solo show in London for over 50 years.

Next Generation 2016: Combining Photography and Philosophy

Next Generation 2016: Combining Photography and Philosophy

Richard Nicholson, one of the photographers included within the 2016 Next Generation feature, talks to Aesthetica about his creative processes.

Art Out Loud: Chatsworth Festival 2016

Art Out Loud: Chatsworth Festival 2016

The Chatsworth Festival, Art Out Loud, welcomes visitors to engage in talks by over 20 leading artists, curators and writers in the 16th century estate.

Perceptions of the Modern Age

Perceptions of the Modern Age

Having received recognition for Babel, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui returns to the Sadler’s Wells stage for the first time since 2011 with his latest creation, Fractus V.

Juxtaposing Exhibitions

Juxtaposing Exhibitions

O / U is at both P! on Broome Street and ROOM EAST on Orchard. Though the rationale for this division is not always clear, the works echo each other.

Anthony Caro: Artist Boss, New Art Centre, Roche Court

Anthony Caro: Artist Boss, New Art Centre, Roche Court

Artist Boss opens at the New Art Centre, Roche Court, showcasing research into the lives of artist assistants – particularly those associated with Anthony Caro.

Human Ecology

Human Ecology

In each of the pieces in Human Ecology at Galeria Nara Roesler, humans reflect their environment in specific and condensed gestures.