Land, Sea and Air, The New Art Gallery Walsall

Land, Sea and Air, The New Art Gallery Walsall

Bringing together a diverse group of international artists, The New Art Gallery Walsall delves into the notion of the map, and the different connotations attached to this inspiring source material.

The Modernist County: Radical Essex

The Modernist County: Radical Essex

The history of architecture in Britain could be documented as a page bound in technicolour. Due to this, some might argue it should be celebrated…

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 29 Days to Go. Photography.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 29 Days to Go. Photography.

Attilio Fiumarella was longlisted for the Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 with his photograph, The 100 Swimmers. The work documents an interest in how humans interact with their surroundings.

Asia Hotel Art Fair, Seoul

Asia Hotel Art Fair, Seoul

First established in 2008, Asia Hotel Art Fair is today one of Asia’s principal international art events. Dedicated to the promotion of the Asian art market, AHAF is Asia’s first and largest hotel art fair.

Duro Olowu, Making and Unmaking, Camden Arts Centre

Duro Olowu, Making and Unmaking, Camden Arts Centre

Filling all three galleries at the Camden Arts Centre is Nigerian fashion designer’s Duro Olowu’s debut curatorial venture. Making and Unmaking is a collection of beautiful and/or interesting items.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 30 Days to Go

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 30 Days to Go

Conspiracies of silence, of hidden agendas and of their repercussions are the driving forces behind Rachel Ara’s work. We speak to Ara, winner of the Aesthetica Art Prize, about her latest projects.

The Edinburgh International Festival

The Edinburgh International Festival

One of the largest cultural events of the year, the Edinburgh International Festival (EIF), returns to the capital city on 5 August to exhibit some of the world’s greatest artists and performers.

Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva, Djanogly Gallery, Nottingham Lakeside Arts

Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva, Djanogly Gallery, Nottingham Lakeside Arts

This August, Djanogly Gallery, Nottingham, unveils Making Beauty: a large-scale display of work by Macedonian born artist Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva. Curated by Neil Walker and Gill Hedley.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: One Month to Go

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: One Month to Go

As the month of August unfolds, we invite you to explore a variety of artists, themes and disciplines from the Aesthetica Art Prize in our countdown to the 2016 Call for Entries deadline.

Aesthetica Issue 72 August/September

Aesthetica Issue 72 August/September

Aesthetica Issue 72 is available now. Exploring post-Brexit Britain, the August/September edition is about the relationship between our everyday lives and wider political forces.

The Next Generation

The Next Generation

Teaming up with London College of Communication for the third year, Aesthetica presents the 2016 edition of The Next Generation collaboration.

Unified Construction

Unified Construction

The 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale redefines architecture in the face of contemporary concerns as a socially and politically engaged practice.

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.