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5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

Guiding you through the long weekend, our 5 To See begins with Dinh Q. Lê’s latest film, The Colony, and continues with Bruce Nauman’s survey show at Denmark’s brand new Copenhagen Contemporary.

Performer/Audience/Mirror, Lisson Gallery, London

Performer/Audience/Mirror, Lisson Gallery, London

Performer/Audience/Mirror: Lisson Gallery highlights the dynamic medium of film. The work on view spans hours accommodating the work of 18 conceptual artists, and extending behind the gallery.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: 7 Days to Go, Performance

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: 7 Days to Go, Performance

There’s now only one week to go to enter your artwork into the Aesthetica Art Prize. We speak to 2016 longlisted artist Adam de Neige about his participatory piece, Beneath the Flow.

Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Rockbund Art Museum, Shanghai

Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Rockbund Art Museum, Shanghai

This autumn, Rockbund Art Museum (RAM) will stage the first solo exhibition of the influential international artist Felix Gonzalez-Torres (1957-1996) in Greater China, 20 years after his death.

Made Here: Leeds College of Art End of Year Show 2016.

Made Here: Leeds College of Art End of Year Show 2016.

It must now be regarded as a tradition that a British art college education entails a prolonged immersion and exercise in extraordinary interdisciplinary innovation. Leeds College of Art is no different.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call For Entries Countdown: 8 Days To Go. Painting.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call For Entries Countdown: 8 Days To Go. Painting.

Hilary Powell’s works comprise often overlooked processes, materials, people and places. Moving in and out of scrapyards, academia, demolition sites and chemistry labs, she is…

PAD to Celebrate 10 Years

PAD to Celebrate 10 Years

Opening on 3 October, this year’s PAD London marks the 10-year milestone for the annual art and design fair. To celebrate its anniversary, the event will be held in a bold white tent on Berkeley Square.

Visa pour L’image: International Festival of Photojournalism, Perpignan, France

Visa pour L’image: International Festival of Photojournalism, Perpignan, France

The international festival of photojournalism, Perpignan, returns in 2016 with works from all over the world presented in a myriad of awe-inspiring exhibitions across the city.

Interview with Alexander Montague-Sparey, Artistic Director, Photofairs

Interview with Alexander Montague-Sparey, Artistic Director, Photofairs

Returning to the iconic Shanghai Exhibition Centre on 9-11 September, Photofairs Shanghai engages collectors from Asia-Pacific and the Pacific rim. We speak to Alexander Montague-Sparey.

Q+A with Czech artist Jan Karpíšek

Q+A with Czech artist Jan Karpíšek

Czech artist Jan Karpíšek creates paintings and assemblages in collaboration with his honeybees and other natural processes. His art is connected to his interest in…

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 10 Days to Go, Win up to £5,000

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 10 Days to Go, Win up to £5,000

With only 10 days left in our countdown to the deadline for the Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries, we take a closer look at what’s in store for the winners of the internationally recognised award.

Next Generation 2016 Interview with Photographer Anne Erhard

Next Generation 2016 Interview with Photographer Anne Erhard

Aesthetica team up with London College of Communication for the third edition of The Next Generation. We interview German-born photographer Anne Erhard.

Photo Docks Art Fair 2016

Photo Docks Art Fair 2016

Photo Docks Art Fair launches its eighth edition on 16 September. Established in 2007, the event provides a platform for gallerists, artists and enthusiasts to view photography and digital art.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 11 Days to Go. Drawing

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 11 Days to Go. Drawing

Jessie Brennan explores the representation of places through drawing and dialogue, informed by their current contexts and a direct engagement with the people who occupy them. We speak to her about her practice.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 12 Days to Go. Painting

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 12 Days to Go. Painting

Jo McGonigal’s practice is concerned with hybridised forms of painting that have resonance within the phenomenological ambitions of Minimalism. In her work, she considers not what the painting means but what it does.

Clément Cogitore: L’intervalle de résonance, Palais de Tokyo, Paris

Clément Cogitore: L’intervalle de résonance, Palais de Tokyo, Paris

The moment you enter the Palais de Tokyo you’re already in a parallel universe. The viewer is invited to experience a video installation by Clément Cogitore (b. 1983).

Interview with Photographer Sophie Harris Taylor, Francesca Maffeo Gallery

Interview with Photographer Sophie Harris Taylor, Francesca Maffeo Gallery

Sophie Harris-Taylor: MTWTFSS Chapter 1. 2010-2015 is a solo exhibition by the artist, who presents private moments of her photographic diary at Francesca Maffeo Gallery, Leigh on Sea.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

As festival season hits its peak, our 5 To See collates a selection of dynamic shows to supplement your activities and excursions this weekend. Goodman Gallery premieres Shirin Neshat’s videos.

The Inaugural St Andrews Photography Festival

The Inaugural St Andrews Photography Festival

This year marks the first annual St. Andrews Photography Festival, celebrating the role and achievements of the town’s artists through until 11 September.

Vienna Contemporary International Art Fair 2016

Vienna Contemporary International Art Fair 2016

Returning for its second edition this year is Austria’s leading international art fair, viennacontemporary on 22 – 25 September. The event will bring together over 100 galleries from 26 countries.

Q+A with Painter Makoto Takigawa

Q+A with Painter Makoto Takigawa

Makoto Takigawa’s inspirations arise from observations made while in natural surroundings. Aesthetica talk to the artist about the inspiration behind his practice.

Neu Now Festival Programme

Neu Now Festival Programme

Neu Now’s eighth edition is set to take place in the spaces of Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam, from 14-18 September. The five-day festival showcases the work of a generation of rising artists.

Interview with Installation Artist, Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva, Djanogly Gallery

Interview with Installation Artist, Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva, Djanogly Gallery

Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva is a site-specific installation working with diverse, namely organic matter, Aesthetica catch up with her about her new show at Djanogly Gallery: Making Beauty.

Anna Tihanyi, Julia Margaret Cameron Awards for Women Photographers

Anna Tihanyi, Julia Margaret Cameron Awards for Women Photographers

Anna Tihanyi has been selected as one of this year’s recipients of the Julia Margaret Cameron Awards. Nominated by Laura Noble, the artist has been invited to exhibit at the Berlin Foto Biennale.

Q+A with Abstract Painter, Amanda Watson

Q+A with Abstract Painter, Amanda Watson

Amanda Watson’s practice extends ideas of abstraction, landscape, and scale primarily through the medium of paint. Aesthetica talk to her about the influence of the environment.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 17 Days to Go, Future Now Anthology

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 17 Days to Go, Future Now Anthology

We’re now over half way through our Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown. Today, we highlight the opportunity to gain exposure in our annual publication: the Future Now anthology.

Berliner Liste 2016

Berliner Liste 2016

Berlin has many great cultural things to offer, from museums and architecture to an exciting music scene. Another of these things is Berliner Liste, whose 13th edition will run from 15-18 September.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 18 Days to Go. Video, Installation & Performance

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 18 Days to Go. Video, Installation & Performance

In today’s countdown to this year’s call for entries, we shine a spotlight on Andrea Luke Zimmerman. Shortlisted for the last Aesthetica Art Prize, Estate, is a film forged by, and from within, a community.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 19 Days to Go. Three Dimensional Design & Sculpture

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 19 Days to Go. Three Dimensional Design & Sculpture

With 19 days to go until this year’s Aesthetica Art Prize call for entries closes, we take a look at the Three Dimensional Design & Sculpture category, highlighting the work of Longlisted artist Andi Schmied.

HYPER BOWL – Tamsyn Challenger, Summerhall, Edinburgh

HYPER BOWL – Tamsyn Challenger, Summerhall, Edinburgh

Following on from the success of her previous Edinburgh Festival exhibitions, Tamsyn Challenger returns to focus on what happens when discourse gets swallowed up by exaggeration.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

We celebrate the middle of August with a collection of thought-provoking shows. Caroline Rothwell (Tolarno Galleries) and Xiao Yu (Pace) examine the relationship between nature and man.

Festival de La Luz 2016: Alicia Savage

Festival de La Luz 2016: Alicia Savage

Luz Austral Foundation, Argentina, welcomes the return of The Encuentros Abiertos: Festival de La Luz – a celebration of international photography that lasts a duration of two months.

Towards Night, Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne

Towards Night, Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne

Without the familiar light of day, the world after dark becomes an alien place. Dedicated to tracing the theme of night in art comes Towards Night, a major exhibition hosted by Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 21 Days to Go, Photography

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 21 Days to Go, Photography

Our Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown continues with the Photography & Digital Art category. Today, with 21 days left to submit your work, we take a look at photographer Marcus Lyon.

Interview with Sorcha Carey, Director, Edinburgh Art Festival

Interview with Sorcha Carey, Director, Edinburgh Art Festival

The UK’s largest annual festival of visual art, Edinburgh Art Festival, returns to Scotland for its 13th edition. We speak to Director Sorcha Carey about the festival’s integration with the city.

Q+A with Ceramic Artist Jenni Eleutheriades

Q+A with Ceramic Artist Jenni Eleutheriades

Jenni Eleutheriades is a Sydney-based ceramic artist specialising in crystalline glazing. We talk to her about how she creates such intricate pieces.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 22 Days to Go, Sculpture

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 22 Days to Go, Sculpture

Ben Rowe’s sculptures are industrial objects made by hand from Valchromat. As part of our countdown, we speak to the artist about his practice and Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 longlisted work.

Danny Lyon, Message to the Future, Whitney Museum, New York

Danny Lyon, Message to the Future, Whitney Museum, New York

The Whitney Museum hosts the first comprehensive retrospective of the career of photographer Danny Lyon to be displayed in 25 years. The exhibition premieres in New York this summer.

The Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology, Lisbon.

The Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology, Lisbon.

Hoping to offer a new centrepiece to Belém’s rich cultural offerings is the soon-to-open Museum of Art, Architecture, and Technology (MAAT).

Interview with CODE Art Fair Curators, Copenhagen

Interview with CODE Art Fair Curators, Copenhagen

This year sees the launch of new art fair CODE in Copenhagen. We speak to CODE curators about the inauguration of the upcoming event and its ethos of making good art accessible to everyone.

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