The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: 29 Days To Go - Three Dimensional Design & Sculpture

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: 29 Days To Go - 3D Design & Sculpture

With 29 days to go until the Aesthetica Art Prize call for entries closes, we shine a spotlight on Bangkok-based artist and designer Sanitas Pradittasnee’s longlisted sculpture KHOA MO (Mythical Escapism).

Ernesto Neto & the Huni Kuin, Aru Kuxipa, Sacred Secret, Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary – Augarten, Vienna

Ernesto Neto & Huni Kuin, Aru Kuxipa, Sacred Secret

TBA21’s latest artist centred initiative, Aru Kuxipa, Sacred Secret, concerns the commissioning of interdisciplinary and unconventional projects devoted to social and environmental concerns.

Interview with Manuelle Gautrand, Women Architect of the Year

Interview with Manuelle Gautrand, Women Architect of the Year

We speak to architect Manuelle Gautrand about the recently completed extension and renovation of the Comédie de Béthune, and the refurbishment of the Metz Galeries Lafayette façade.

10 Degree Shows to See

With an influx of art students leaving university over the summer, Aesthetica has pin-pointed the top 10 degree shows to attend in order to keep up to speed with new emerging artist talent.

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.

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.

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.

Olafur Eliasson, Expanding Environments in Aesthetica Magazine

Olafur Eliasson in Aesthetica

In 2014 Olafur Eliasson’s Riverbed took over the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, for the museum’s first solo exhibition of his work.

Alluring Landmarks

Alluring Landmarks

Guillaume Grasset’s series Angelino Heights, a haunting collection of images documenting the second-oldest district of California.

Design Innovation

Design Innovation

MoMA’s Latin America in Construction explores how revolutionary approaches allowed the continent to create a breed of Modernism entirely of its own.

Urban Terrain

Urban Terrain

Drawn to bold structures, Jürgen Schrepfer explores cityscapes with his camera, uncovering moments of artistic beauty in the modern metropolis.

Aesthetica Art Prize Talk: Dr Sam Lackey, Curator at The Hepworth Wakefield

AAP Interview with Dr Sam Lackey, Curator at The Hepworth Wakefield

For the second talk in the series that runs alongside the Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition, we hear from Dr Sam Lackey, Curator at The Hepworth Wakefield who will discuss current approaches to art.

Aesthetica Issue 64 April / May Out Now

Aesthetica Issue 64 April / May Out Now

The future can only be imagined by looking back towards the past. In Issue 64 we look for a frame of reference to start from, to unpick, to tease out and then create something entirely new.

The Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition 2015 Preview Launches Today

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2015 Exhibition Launches Today

Today marks the exhibition preview of the Aesthetica Art Prize 2015, with the show opening to the public tomorrow. The exhibition champions excellence in contemporary art from around the world.

Interview with Exhibit Be Founder Brandan Odums

Interview with Exhibit Be Founder Brandan Odums

Exhibit Be is an artistic endeavour of epic proportions. Helmed by artist Brandan “BMike” Odums, it is an ode to how art disturbs the waters of our contentment without cornering us with guilt.

Mariano Pensotti: Cineastas (Filmmakers), Museum of Contemporray Art, Chicago

Mariano Pensotti: Cineastas

Argentine author and director, Mariano Pensotti, is best known for creating theatre that explores the tension between fiction and reality. The director is heralded as an important creative in Argentina.

Geometric Architecture

Geometric Architecture

Matthias Heiderich explores urban environments, finding surprising angles and colours within cityscapes. His shots are framed in a distinct way, focusing on corners, sides and small sections of buildings. Consequently, he does not just record what he sees; rather he transforms the ordinary into dream-like spaces that suggest a futuristic universe.

Liberating Constructions

Liberating Constructions

Architecture of Independence, a new exhibition at the Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein, Germany, explores the boom in modernist architecture in Africa following independence in the 1950s and 1960s.

Stephen McKenna and Derek Eland Exhibitions at mima, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art

Stephen McKenna and Derek Eland Exhibitions at mima, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art

This February, Stephen McKenna: Perspectives of Europe 1980 – 2014 opens at mima, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, in partnership with Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin…

Simon Norfolk: Stratographs, Benrubi Gallery, New York

Simon Norfolk: Stratographs, Benrubi Gallery, New York

Two series of long-exposure photographs document the impress of days, months, and years on the surface of the planet, one capturing the heat and ice…

Highlights from the Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2014

Highlights from the Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2014

During December 2014, the small fishing town of Kochi in South India’s state of Kerala, was besieged by the international art crowd as the Kochi-Muziris…

London Fashion Week: International Fashion Showcase, Brewer Street Car Park, London

London Fashion Week: International Fashion Showcase, Brewer Street Car Park, London

For the fourth year in a row 130 emerging designers from 30 countries will come together in the largest public fashion exhibition of its kind…

Get 50% Off Aesthetica in the January Sale: 12 Month Subscription for Just £12 Plus p&p

Get 50% Off Aesthetica in the January Sale: 12 Month Subscription for Just £12 Plus p&p

Subscriptions to Aesthetica are now available from as little as £12 in the January Sale, providing readers with a chance to save 50% on subscriptions…

A Sensory Experience: Ernesto Neto, in Aesthetica Magazine

A Sensory Experience: Ernesto Neto, in Aesthetica Magazine

The organic sculptures and magical universe of Brazilian artist Ernesto Neto take over the gallery at Guggenheim Bilbao, allowing audiences to engage with art using…

Temporal Measures: Futo Akiyoshi, Kouichi Tabata and Takahiro Ueda, White Rainbow Gallery, London

Temporal Measures: Futo Akiyoshi, Kouichi Tabata and Takahiro Ueda, White Rainbow Gallery, London

Berlin-based Japanese artists Futo Akiyoshi, Kouichi Tabata and Takahiro Ueda hold the first group show to take place within White Rainbow gallery. Each artist used…

Top 10 Exhibitions in 2014

Top 10 Exhibitions in 2014

2014 has been a great year for contemporary art exhibitions. The huge range of practices on display demonstrates the variety of artistic approaches being developed…

The Art Fund Launch Nationwide Search for Museum of the Year 2015

The Art Fund Launch Nationwide Search for Museum of the Year 2015

The Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year launches its competition for 2015. The search for the next top UK museum or gallery begins…

Disinformation, The Analysis of Beauty, Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh

The first instalment of gap in the air festival took place in November with a mesmerising in-situ sound and video piece by noise DJ, artist…

An Aesthetica Magazine Gift Subscription is the Perfect Christmas Present

An Aesthetica Magazine Gift Subscription is the Perfect Christmas Present

For those who are passionate about contemporary art and culture, Aesthetica Magazine is the ultimate guide for keeping up-to-date with the latest news from the…

Unconventional Design: Discover Aesthetica Issue 62 with the Official Trailer

The December/ January issue of Aesthetica is now available to purchase online and in stores internationally. In Issue 62, Aesthetica focuses on the idea of…

Aesthetica Christmas Gift Guide

Aesthetica Christmas Gift Guide

With the start of advent it is time to write those Christmas lists and get shopping. We’ve curated a selection of goodies for a variety…

Aesthetica Issue 62 December / January Out Now

Aesthetica Issue 62 December / January Out Now

Issue 62 of Aesthetica is out in shops now. One of the most thrilling discoveries is someone who is breaking new ground and embodying the…

Composed Architecture

Composed Architecture

Frank Gehry, an architect responsible for some of the world’s most visually and technically outstanding constructions, is celebrated in a major retrospective.

Seeing Through Light: Selections from the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi Collection

Seeing Through Light: Selections from the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi Collection

Guggenheim Abu Dhabi’s new exhibition introduces the future museum’s curatorial vision through a theme-based collection presentation, featuring artworks by 18 international artists from the 1960s…

Joachim Brohm: Vernacular & Modern, Grimaldi Galvin, London

Joachim Brohm: Vernacular & Modern, Grimaldi Galvin, London

Joachim Brohm rose to prominence in the early 1980s as one of the first photographers in Europe to shoot exclusively in colour. From the late…

Realigning Architecture, Bernard Tschumi in Aesthetica Magazine

Realigning Architecture, Bernard Tschumi in Aesthetica Magazine

In recent years cultural institutions across the world have seen a renaissance in architecture and architectural presentation. The vigour and enthusiasm with which the development…

Rediscovering Domesticity, Elmgreen & Dragset in Aesthetica Magazine

Rediscovering Domesticity, Elmgreen & Dragset in Aesthetica Magazine

The first person to have driven by Prada Marfa (2005), Michael Elmgreen & Ingar Dragset’s re-creation of a Prada store set within the desolate Texan…

The Art of Our Time: Masterpieces from the Guggenheim Collections, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

The Art of Our Time: Masterpieces from the Guggenheim Collections, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

Located on an old port, on the banks of the river Nervion is the titanium-clad, cathedral like Guggenheim Museum Bilbao. Designed by Frank Gehry and…

Women Fashion Power, Design Museum, London

Women Fashion Power, Design Museum, London

Innovative and forward-thinking, Women Fashion Power at the Design Museum celebrates the exceptional and influential women from the spheres of politics, culture, business and fashion…

The 41st Edition of FIAC, Foire Internationale d'Art Contemporain, Grand Palais, Paris

The 41st Edition of FIAC, Foire Internationale d'Art Contemporain, Grand Palais, Paris

The 41st edition of leading international art fair, FIAC brings 191 galleries from 26 countries into the vast space of Paris’ Grand Palais. The fair’s…