Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 24 Days to Go, Painting

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 24 Days to Go, Painting

Jennifer López Ayala is one of this year’s Aesthetica Art Prize finalists. As part of our official Call for Entries Countdown, we speak to the artist about her relationship with space, time and eggshells.

An Ideal for Living, Beetles and Huxley, London

An Ideal for Living, Beetles and Huxley, London

Beetles + Huxley brings together a group show of the work of 29 photographers reflecting on how they have observed and depicted class, culture and identity in Britain from the 1920s until today.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 25 Days to Go. Photography

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 25 Days to Go. Photography

Longlisted for the Aesthetica Art Prize, Lam Pok Yin Jeff and Chong Ng work with objects, installations and performances, which deal with the ontological nature of the photographic medium.

Anouska Beckwith: Uni~Verse

Anouska Beckwith: Uni~Verse

Having held her solo debut in New York last year, Paris-based multidisciplinary artist Anouska Beckwith opens her first solo show in London this September.

SITElines.2016: New Perspectives on Art of the Americas

SITElines.2016: New Perspectives on Art of the Americas

In its second iteration under the new vision of Director Irene Hofmann, the 2016 SITElines Santa Fe Biennial, Much Wider Than A Line, breaks away from the stereotyped narrative of non-white art.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: 27 Days to Go

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: 27 Days to Go

In the Aesthetica Art Prize call for entries countdown, we highlight Katherine Anne Rose’s longlisted piece No.4 – a visual exploration of the more theoretical side of mathematics and geometry.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

As August brings Olympics-mania to our TV screens, our 5 To See lines up engaging alternatives this season. From Berlin and London to Los Angeles, we present a fresh selection of shows for summer.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: 28 Days To Go, Winners & Finalists

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: 28 Days To Go, Winners & Finalists

The Aesthetica Art Prize is back for its 10th instalment. With 28 days to go to enter your artwork, we take a look at past winners and finalists, focusing on their ensuing successes since their exposure.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.