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Met Film School Alumni Q+A: Megan Fox and Ben Calloway

Met Film School Alumni Q+A: Megan 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.

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.

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.

Conceptual Art In Britain Part 2: Marie Yates, Richard Saltoun

Conceptual Art In Britain Part 2: Marie Yates, Richard Saltoun

Examining the process of making art and our relationship with nature, Marie Yates’ work forged new paths and asked vital questions around the way women are presented in photography.

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.

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.

Review of Henry Hussey’s Reliquaries at Gallery 8, Duke Street, London

Review of Henry Hussey’s Reliquaries at Gallery 8, Duke Street, London

Henry Hussey’s deeply personal work draws its power from a willingness to engage with sacred elements including family, love, politics, death, and memory at his show, Reliquaries, at Gallery 8.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: Ellen Jantzen, Photography

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: Ellen Jantzen, Photography

Ellen Jantzen is interested in states of reality. As her awareness grows of the many scientific theories about multi-universes and space/time paradoxes, she finds reality difficult to depict.

The Other Art Fair Bristol

The Other Art Fair Bristol

One of the UK’s best-loved fair to meet and buy art direct from fresh talent and undiscovered artists, The Other Art Fair (TOAF), returns to Bristol’s waterside Arnolfini this weekend. From 22-24 July.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

As temperatures soar this week, we take a break from the sun with a fresh pick of shows. Our 5 To See draws us into the world of William Eggleston and recollects the importance of The Beat Generation.

Corinne Silva, Garden State: Ffotogallery

Corinne Silva, Garden State: Ffotogallery

Between 2010 and 2013, British photographer Corinne Silva travelled across 22 Israeli settlements between the Mediterranean and the Jordan River to capture private and public gardens.

Manifesta 11: Helmhaus and Löwenbräukunst

Manifesta 11: Helmhaus and Löwenbräukunst

Löwenbräukunst and Helmhaus are amongst the main exhibition venues at Manifesta 11 2016, including installation, video, sculpture and photography works exploring diverse ideas.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call For Entries: Q+A with Student Prize Winner David Hochgatterer

Aesthetica Art Prize Call For Entries: Q+A with Student Prize Winner David Hochgatterer

David Hochgatterer won the Student Art Prize at this year’s Aesthetica Art Prize, with his installation sound bar, Time to X, which transforms the fourth dimension, time, into a geometrical expanse.

Zaha Hadid Architects: New Melbourne CBD Tower

Zaha Hadid Architects: New Melbourne CBD Tower

Zaha Hadid Architects and Plus Architecture’s design for a new 54-storey tower in Melbourne has been approved. The proposed structure will be situated in Melbourne’s Central Business District.

Wilfredo Lam, Tate Modern, London

Wilfredo Lam, Tate Modern, London

Wilfredo Lam was one of very few artists from beyond the American and European art world to receive high recognition from many critics, Tate Modern celebrate this.

Simon Starling and Graham Eatough, At Twilight, Holmwood House and The Common Guild, Glasgow

Simon Starling and Graham Eatough, At Twilight, Holmwood House and The Common Guild, Glasgow

The Common Guild, Glasgow, announces details of a new performance, entitled At Twilight: A play for two actors, one dancer, eight masks, staged in conjunction with its summer exhibition, At Twilight.

Q+A with Phillip Prodger, Curator of William Eggleston: Portraits, NPG

Q+A with Phillip Prodger, Curator of William Eggleston: Portraits, NPG

National Portrait Gallery launch a major retrospective on William Eggleston. Aesthetica catch up with exhibition curator Phillip Prodger.

Q+A with UP Projects and Leah Lovett: Contracorrente/Upstream

Q+A with UP Projects and Leah Lovett: Contracorrente/Upstream

On 30 July, UP projects are hosting the first UK/Brazilian soap opera. We talk to artist Leah Lovett and UP Projects about the aims behind the online event.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: Longlisted Artist, Richard John Seymour

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: Longlisted Artist, Richard John Seymour

Longlisted for the Aesthetica Art Prize, Richard John Seymour’s kaleidoscopic photograph installation China Commodity City depicts the largest wholesale small-commodity market on the planet.

Q+A with Caroline Achaintre, BALTIC

Q+A with Caroline Achaintre, BALTIC

Opening a new exhibition at Baltic, Gateshead, Aesthetica talk to Caroline Achaintre about her influences and labour-intensive practice.

Q+A Julia Fullerton-Batten, The Act

Q+A Julia Fullerton-Batten, The Act

Having been featured in Aesthetica twice, Julia Fullerton-Batten produces striking and alluring compositions. We catch up with the artist to discuss her latest series.

The 10th Aesthetica Art Prize is Open for Entries

The 10th Aesthetica Art Prize is Open for Entries

Now in its 10th year, the Aesthetica Art Prize is an international contemporary art award and is open for entries, looking for cutting-edge practitioners working in any medium at any stage in their career.

5 To See: Liverpool Biennial

5 To See: Liverpool Biennial

From American ceramist Betty Woodman’s colourful, bright pieces to Mark Leckey’s Dream English Kid, we handpick five shows that reflect the diversity, scope and scale of this year’s Liverpool Biennial.

The Inaugural Magnum and LensCulture Photography Award

The Inaugural Magnum and LensCulture Photography Award

This year the Magnum Photos has teamed up with LensCulture, one of largest destinations for discovering contemporary photography.

Q+A with Naturalist Photographer Danny Sepkowski

Q+A with Naturalist Photographer Danny Sepkowski

Danny Sepkowski provides exciting images of Hawaii’s ocean and waves. We catch up with him to talk through his processes and inspirations.

Interview with Adriana Salazar, Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 & The Himalayan Gardens

Interview with Adriana Salazar, Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 & The Himalayan Gardens

Adriana Salazar’s installations displace the boundaries between life and death. Moving Plant #32 features a bamboo branch sourced from the Himalayan Gardens in Ripon.

Martin Parr: Work and Leisure, A Hepworth Wakefield Touring Exhibition

Martin Parr: Work and Leisure, A Hepworth Wakefield Touring Exhibition

The photographs of rural Yorkshire made by Martin Parr now lie at the heart of the Hepworth touring exhibition Martin Parr: Work and Leisure, at Firstsite.

Michael Simpson Wins the John Moores Painting Prize 2016

Michael Simpson Wins the John Moores Painting Prize 2016

Michael Simpson wins this year’s John Moores Painting Prize. The result was announced at a ceremony last week, ahead of the opening of the John Moores show in Liverpool.

Mary Heilmann: Looking at Pictures, Whitechapel Gallery, London

Mary Heilmann: Looking at Pictures, Whitechapel Gallery, London

Saturated with California cool and New York edge, the electricity that runs through Mary Heilmann’s paintings is super-charged.

Calder & Fischli/Weiss, Fondation Beyeler, Riehen/Basel

Calder & Fischli/Weiss, Fondation Beyeler, Riehen/Basel

Fondation Beyeler’s summer exhibition focuses on the idea of balance in the works of pioneering American sculptor Alexander Calder and playful, Swiss duo Peter Fischli and David Weiss.

Q+A with Artist Group Common Culture

Q+A with Artist Group Common Culture

Aesthetic talk to artist group Common Culture about their new work, Vent, which examines popular culture’s obsessive fascination with “celebrity”.

Ellie Davies, Into the Woods, Crane Kalman Gallery

Ellie Davies, Into the Woods, Crane Kalman Gallery

Ellie Davies’s new series, Half Light, comes to Crane Kalman Gallery. Winner of the People’s Choice in the Aesthetica Art Prize, the practitioner responds to elements of the natural landscape.

Nan Goldin: The Ballad of Sexual Dependency, MoMA

Nan Goldin: The Ballad of Sexual Dependency, MoMA

The Ballad of Sexual Dependency reveals Nan Goldin’s most intimate experiences and moments of love and loss, now on show at MoMA, New York.

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