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Interview with Tim Jefferies on Hiro at Hamiltons Gallery, London

Interview: Tim Jefferies on Hiro at Hamiltons Gallery

For the first time in over 20 years, Hamiltons Gallery, London, is presenting the work of esteemed photographer Hiro. This retrospective is just a small selection from his diverse and dynamic ouevre.

Review of Cryptic Glasgow's Sonica Festival, Kings Place, London

Review: Cryptic's Sonica Festival, Kings Place, London

Since 2012 Sonica has delivered a year round, international programme of sonic and visual art, culminating in a bi-annual festival in Glasgow and now, a two-day travelling show at London’s Kings Place.

Interview with Sarah Smith, Longlisted Artist, Aesthetica Art Prize 2015

Interview with Sarah Smith, Artist, Aesthetica Art Prize

Sarah Smith’s As the Crow Flies was longlisted for the Aesthetica Art Prize in 2015. Her photography concerns itself with the continuous search for something that is elusive and unattainable.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

Our 5 To See begins in Paris with a showcase of Fernell Franco’s personal work from Cali and continues with a photographic theme with a selection Horst P. Horst’s imagery from his time at Vogue, alongside lesser-known pieces.

Review of Rodney Graham: Più Arte dello Scovolino!, Lisson Gallery, Milan

Review of Rodney Graham: Più Arte dello Scovolino!, Lisson Gallery, Milan

Rodney Graham’s debut exhibition at Lisson Gallery, Milan, features the work of a hypothetical artist lost to history, casting himself as the maker of abstract sculptures and paintings.

Joachim Koester, The Other Side of the Sky, Turner Contemporary, Margate

Joachim Koester, The Other Side of the Sky, Turner Contemporary

Turner Contemporary launches its 2016 season with a show by Joachim Koester. This display offers a unique opportunity to see JMW Turner’s watercolours juxtaposed with Koester’s films.

Interview with Alexander S. C. Rower, Calder Prize, Pace Gallery, London

Interview: Alexander S. C. Rower, Calder Art Prize, Pace

Pace gallery, London, is currently hosting The Calder Prize 2005–2015, an exhibition exploring the enduring impact of sculptor Alexander Calder through the work of six contemporary artists.

Aesthetica Art Prize Open For Entries: Cecilia Stenbom, Video, Installation & Performance

Enter the Aesthetica Art Prize: Cecilia Stenbom, Video, Installation & Performance

The Aesthetica Art Prize is now open for entries: rediscover the work of filmmaker Cecilia Stenbom, who featured in the Video, Installation & Performance strand of the Aesthetica Art Prize 2015 Longlist.

Merce Cunningham, Common Time, The Walker Art Center and MCA Chicago

Merce Cunningham, Common Time, The Walker Art Center

The Walker Art Center and Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago unveil plans for a major survey, entitled Merce Cunningham: Common Time, due to open in February 2017.

Interview with Curator Fiontán Moran, Performing for the Camera at Tate Modern

Interview: Curator Fiontán Moran, Performing for the Camera at Tate Modern

Performing for the Camera at Tate Modern will examine the relationship between photography and performance, from the invention of photography in the 19th century to the selfie culture of today.

Park Seo-Bo, Ecriture 1967-1981, White Cube Mason's Yard, London

Park Seo-Bo, Ecriture 1967-1981, White Cube Mason's Yard, London

Park Seo-Bo receives his first solo show in the UK at White Cube. Widely considered one of the leading figures in contemporary Korean art, he is best known for his Ecriture series of paintings.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: Flavio Senoner

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: Flavio Senoner

Flavio Senoner was longlisted for the Aesthetica Art Prize 2015 with Sonny Moved White Oblongs, a three-dimensional piece that is made from plaster and wood – specifically, burnt wood, which is a material with unusual characteristics. The Aesthetica Art Prize is now open for entries for the 2017 exhibition.

Interview with Steve Lazarides, Celebrating a Decade of Lazarides Gallery, London

Interview: Steve Lazarides, Celebrating a Decade of Lazarides Gallery, London

In February 2016, Lazarides will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a group exhibition from the gallery’s most celebrated and pioneering artists. Steve Lazarides discusses the gallery’s future.

Erwin Wurm, Lost, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac Paris

Erwin Wurm, Lost, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac Paris

Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac presents Erwin Wurm’s Lost. The show features Wurm’s latest works, in which materiality played a significant role throughout the different steps of their conception.

Review of Katrina Palmer, The Necropolitan Line, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds

Review: Katrina Palmer, The Necropolitan Line, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds

Katrina Palmer’s The Necropolitan Line at the Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, presents writing and sound as sculpture, exploring real and imagined sites, whilst weaving together fact and fiction.

Interview with Artist Yevgeniy Fiks; Things Fall Apart, Red Africa, Calvert 22

Interview: Yevgeniy Fiks; Things Fall Apart, Calvert 22

The highlight of the Red Africa season, Things Fall Apart at Calvert 22 presents reflections on African connections to the Soviet Union and related countries. Artist Yevgeniy Fiks discusses the exhibition.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

Our 5 to See this week provides an excellent introduction to shows leading the way this February. In New York, Laura Poitras confronts political issues at The Whitney Museum, and artist Koji Enokura identifies the cultural disturbances in 1960s Japan.

Interview with Curator Shaune Lakin, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

Interview: Shaune Lakin, National Gallery of Australia

The world is beautiful explores the NGA’s diverse photography collection, including work by Diane Arbus, Bill Henson and Cindy Sherman. We interview Shaune Lakin, Senior Curator of Photography.

Tatsuo Miyajima, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney

Tatsuo Miyajima, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia

As part of the 2016-2017 Sydney International Art Series, the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia presents an exhibition of the works of renowned Japanese artist, Tatsuo Miyajima.

Aesthetica Art Prize Selected Artists Announced for the 2016 Exhibition and Book

Aesthetica Art Prize Selected Artists Announced for 2016

The Aesthetica Art Prize shortlist and longlist have been announced, featuring 100 contemporary artists from around the world. The shortlist includes 10 artists whose work will be exhibited in York from 14 April to 29 May at York St Mary’s.

Hiroshi Sugimoto, Sea of Buddha, Pace Gallery, New York

Hiroshi Sugimoto, Sea of Buddha, Pace Gallery

Sea of Buddha, conceived in 1988 and first realised in 1995, explores Hiroshi Sugimoto’s interest in light, history and time. Pace Gallery will present a selection of 36 images from the series.

Review of The Averard Hotel Cybernetic Meadow Group Show; Slate Projects, London

Review: The Averard Hotel; Slate Projects, London

Slate Projects is a nomadic curatorial project conceived by Alex Meurice that recently took up residence with a group show at The Averard, an abandoned hotel in Lancaster Gate, London.

Maisons Fragiles, Hauser & Wirth, London

Maisons Fragiles, Hauser & Wirth, London

The themes of fragility, vulnerability and protection draw together selected works from nine artists in a group exhibition at Hauser & Wirth. Spanning 60 years of practice, featured artists include Louise Bourgeois, Roni Horn, and Richard Serra.

Aesthetica Issue 69, February/March Out Now

Aesthetica Issue 69, February/March Out Now

The February/March edition of Aesthetica is now available online and in stores internationally. Many features in this issue discuss the subject of evaluation, which inevitably leads to innovation.

Michael Simpson, Flat Surface Painting, Spike Island, Bristol

Michael Simpson, Flat Surface Painting, Spike Island, Bristol

Rooted in his fascination with Venetian and Flemish painting, but inflected by the reduced palette of Minimalism, Michael Simpson has developed a darkly comedic artistic vocabulary.

Uncanny Assemblage

Uncanny Assemblage

Suzanne Moxhay’s work developed out of an interest in the constructed domain of film, where the natural and the artificial merge to immerse the viewer.

Dismantling Documentary

Dismantling Documentary

An exhibition of women photographers from Iran and the Arab world offers insight into the complex identities of a region that is often misunderstood.

Luminous Construction

Luminous Construction

Lighting transforms the spaces we inhabit, and as technology makes our homes ever more responsive, a new book takes stock of the possibilities.

Abstract Metropolis

Abstract Metropolis

Pioneer of street photography Saul Leiter captured city life in mid-20th century New York City with an inimitable sense of composition, humour and grace.

Covert Presence

Covert Presence

Michigan-born Eric Ogden draws inspiration from the landscape and inhabitants of his native Midwest, looking for unexpected angles on the familiar.

Rhythmic Articulation

Rhythmic Articulation

Roger Frei operates at the confluence of the public and private realm, capturing the functionalism of vivid, mass-manufactured structures.

Modern Elegance

Modern Elegance

Julia Hetta’s imagery provides a glimpse into an alternative world, rich with the romance and quietude associated with classical painting.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: Longlisted Artist Bruce Aitken

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: Longlisted Artist Bruce Aitken

Bruce Aitken’s mechanical piece Clock 12.41 was longlisted in the Aesthetica Art Prize 2015. Continuing the tradition of the long case clocks, Aitken makes weight-driven, pendulum-regulated clocks: rotating wooden wheels controlled by gravity. The hands mark the rotation of the world in the usual way – 12 hours of day and 12 hours of night.

Review of Petrit Halilaj: Space Shuttle in the Garden, HangarBicocca, Milan

Review of Petrit Halilaj: Space Shuttle in the Garden, HangarBicocca, Milan

Space Shuttle in the Garden at HangarBicocca, Milan, brings together recent work by Petrit Halilaj, which explores universal themes such as memory, and the search for identity.

Interview with Curator Eiluned Edwards, Imprints of Culture, Bonington Gallery

Interview with Curator Eiluned Edwards, Imprints of Culture, Bonington Gallery

Imprints of Culture at Bonington Gallery, Nottingham Trent University, will explore the contemporary production and use of Indian block prints. We speak to exhibition curator, Dr Eiluned Edwards.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

Fondation Henri Cartier Bresson pays homage to Italian photographer Ugo Mulas and Manchester’s Whitworth Art Gallery provides a platform for textile designer Tibor Reich’s pioneering career.

Travelling the World: Japanese Garden Tours with Espirita

Travelling the World: Espirita Japanese Garden Tours

Espirita is a not for profit travel outfit dedicated to exploring world culture. It has run Garden Tours to Japan since 2001. Inspirita produces feature length documentaries on world culture.

Simon Starling, Nine Feet Later, The Modern Institute, Glasgow

Simon Starling, Nine Feet Later, The Modern Institute

Simon Starling has been revisiting the history of forms and objects for two decades, creating installations, films, photographs and sculptures that unearth connections across space and time.

Patrick Procktor: The Last Romantic, TheGallery, Arts University Bournemouth

Patrick Procktor: The Last Romantic, TheGallery, Arts University Bournemouth

TheGallery, Arts University Bournemouth, is delighted to announce a major collaboration with The Redfern Gallery, London. to present a new exhibition showcasing the work of Patrick Procktor.

The Aesthetica Art Prize Now Open For Entries: Maria Hinze, Painting & Drawing

The Aesthetica Art Prize Now Open For Entries: Maria Hinze, Painting & Drawing

Hosted by Aesthetica Magazine, the Aesthetica Art Prize is a celebration of excellence in art from across the world. It offers artists the opportunity to further their engagement with the art world.

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