Linear Constructions

Linear Constructions

Celebrated Brazilian artist Lygia Pape is a pioneering figure in the Neo-Concrete movement. Hauser & Wirth highlights the practitioner’s early Desenhos, Tecelares and later, iconic Ttéia installations.

Frieze Art Fair: Nostalgia and Discovery

Frieze Art Fair: Nostalgia and Discovery

With director Victoria Siddall describing this year’s fair as having a “sense of discovery”, Frieze London 2016 offered endless opportunities of exploration.

Dismantling Boundaries

Dismantling Boundaries

Yinka Shonibare’s sixth solo show at Stephen Friedman marks a pivotal moment in the artist’s practice. The works display the absence of the Dutch wax batik textiles for which the artist is known.

Personal and Collective Memory

Personal and Collective Memory

Carmen Selma is a Spain-based painter. Memory is one of the fundamental pillars of her work. We talk to the artist about the influence of historical contexts.

Akram Zaatari: Decisive Acts

Akram Zaatari: Decisive Acts

Akram Zaatari’s Letter to a Refusing Pilot draws on a myth recounted to the artist as a child. The exhibition reflects on the ambiguities and consequences of refusal as a decisive and generative act.

Brighton Photo Biennial: Reshaping Image

Brighton Photo Biennial: Reshaping Image

This year, for its seventh edition, the Brighton Photo Biennial brings together fashion and style photography to explore understandings of individual identity.

Agnes Martin: Nuance and Variation

Agnes Martin: Nuance and Variation

Guggenheim dedicates its autumn show to the work of painter Agnes Martin. The comprehensive showcase begins with early experiments in the 1950s.

Hammer Projects: Investigating Contemporary Lebanon

Hammer Projects: Investigating Contemporary Lebanon

In a Hammer Projects exhibition, Beirut-based artist Marwa Arsanios investigates the state of contemporary Lebanon through the lens of its landfills.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

As the nights draw in our 5 To See lines up new shows for the autumn; Daniel Arsham transports viewers into a realm of material transformation.

Erwin Olaf: Documenting the Ruinart Crayères

Erwin Olaf: Documenting the Ruinart Crayères

Each year, the House of Ruinart highlights the work of one artist through a collaboration. This year internationally recognised Erwin Olaf was selected.

Sol LeWitt: Oblique Complex Forms

Sol LeWitt: Oblique Complex Forms

The prolific career of artist Sol LeWitt is poignantly marked in Paula Cooper Gallery’s current exhibition. On view until 22 October, the show illuminates the pioneering scope of the artist’s oeuvre.

Ronchini Gallery: Interpretation and Intervention

Ronchini Gallery: Interpretation and Intervention

Ryan Steadman, American curator and art critic, introduces a new group exhibition that explores fragmented stories. Trust Issues opens at Ronchini Gallery, London.

Categorising Digital Images

Categorising Digital Images

A new, specially commissioned body of work from British artist Julie Cockburn is being showcased The Photographer’s Gallery, London.

Expressing the Unconscious

Expressing the Unconscious

Moich Abrahams has been selected for numerous exhibitions including ICA, Hayward Gallery and Whitechapel. We talk to him about his practice.

Textural Abstraction

Textural Abstraction

We talk to painter Carl Melegari’s about his exploration of form and colour through the physicality of paint and his upcoming show at Edgar Modern, Bath.

Bruce Nauman: Architectural Installation

Bruce Nauman: Architectural Installation

Natural Light, Blue Light Room is at Blain Southern for the first time since 1971, one of the artist’s earliest built environments that disorientates the viewer.

Convergence of Activism and Performance

Convergence of Activism and Performance

Celebrating the convergence of live art, activism and performance, SPILL Festival of Performance showcases the work of contemporary artists internationally.

Joaquín Torres García: Latin American Modernism

Joaquín Torres García: Latin American Modernism

Joaquín Torres García (1874-1949) is slowly claiming his place as a universal modern master whose work is alongside the key figures of 20th century art.

Ernesto Neto: Extravagant Installations

Ernesto Neto: Extravagant Installations

Brazilian artist Ernesto Neto returns to New York for the first time since 2012 to exhibit a solo collection of new works at Tanya Bonakdar Gallery.

Celebrating Lisson Gallery’s Fifth Anniversary

Celebrating Lisson Gallery’s Fifth Anniversary

Five / Fifty / Five Hundred marks the beginning of celebrations for the fifth Lisson Gallery anniversary in Milan, kicking off with a new group exhibition.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

Gearing up to Frieze London we highlight key shows in the capital. Our 5 To See includes Mike Kelley’s Framed and Frame, exploring Middle America’s subcultures.

Frieze Masters 2016: New Discoveries across Art History

Frieze Masters 2016: New Discoveries across Art History

In conjunction with Frieze London 2016, the fifth edition of Frieze Masters takes place from 6 October until 9 October 2016. Find out about the fair.

Aesthetica Magazine at Frieze London

Aesthetica Magazine at Frieze London

The 14th edition of Frieze London opens, showcasing work from over 160 galleries. Aesthetica makes an appearance as part of the Reading Room sessions.

Intersections and Historical Contexts

Intersections and Historical Contexts

Ahead of her new show Circles are Slices of Spheres at Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, Rosie Morris talks to Aesthetica about collaboration and historical contexts.

Donna Huanca: Sensory Exploration

Donna Huanca: Sensory Exploration

The Zabludowicz Collection, London, hosts the first UK solo exhibition by performance-based artist, Donna Huanca. alongside an interview at Frieze London.

Frieze Art Fair 2016: Gallery Highlights

Frieze Art Fair 2016: Gallery Highlights

Frieze Art Fair features more than 160 of the world’s leading galleries.. As one of the largest events of its kind this year, we list ten highlights from the 2016 event.

Highlighting Tradition in Modern Society

Highlighting Tradition in Modern Society

We catch up with Taylor Wessing 2016 shortlisted artist Kovi Konowiecki to talk about his work and the importance of the Art Prize in terms of career development.

Singapore Biennale 2016: An Atlas of Mirrors

Singapore Biennale 2016: An Atlas of Mirrors

The Singapore Biennale returns this month. An Atlas of Mirrors includes 62 artists, art collections and selected artworks divided into nine sub-themes.

Aesthetica Magazine Issue 73 October/November

Aesthetica Magazine Issue 73 October/November

Aesthetica Issue 73 is available now. The October/November edition pays homage to the importance of deviating from the ordinary. Find out more about the issue.

Swab Art Fair 2016: Cultural Dynamics

Swab Art Fair 2016: Cultural Dynamics

Since its launch in 2006, Swab has become one of the most recognised international contemporary art fairs. This September, the event celebrates a decade of success.

Next Generation 2016: Altering Perceptions of the Everyday

Next Generation 2016: Altering Perceptions of the Everyday

Included within this year’s collaboration with LCC is Kate Amery who explores the way in which human beings interact with the natural environment.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

As September rolls into October, a whole host of new exhibitions open their doors, leaving us spoilt for choice when it comes to 5 To See.

Cyclical Installation

Cyclical Installation

Included in the 2016-2017 Sydney International Art Series, MCA Australia launches Tatsuo Miyajima’s first major life survey in the Southern Hemisphere.

Dynamic Composition

Dynamic Composition

High Museum explores the photographer’s investigative legacy through new works that see comparisons in networks of cables and patterns of life.

Towards Hyper-Reality

Towards Hyper-Reality

Somerset House constructs a brand new world for artistic pioneer Björk, whose quest for audience integration ventures beyond cultural peripheries.

Dialogues and Artistic Collaboration

Dialogues and Artistic Collaboration

The Korean Cultural Centre UK (KCCUK) continues in its efforts to introduce Korea’s vibrant contemporary art scene to the UK with its new exhibition, Riptide.

Malick Sidibé: The Lives and Culture of Bamako

Malick Sidibé: The Lives and Culture of Bamako

Malick Sidibé: The Eye of Modern Mali at Somerset House, London showcases 45 original prints taken in the aftermath of the Malian Independence in 1960.

Gestural Sculptures

Gestural Sculptures

Simultaneous exhibitions at the Marian Goodman Gallery in Paris and London showcase Giuseppe Penone’s sensuous visual language and gestural sculptures.

Louise Bourgeois: Femininity, Botany and Family

Louise Bourgeois: Femininity, Botany and Family

For the first time ever, Louise Bourgeois’s series of 38 soft-ground etchings created between 2006 and 2010 are on show together at Hauser & Wirth, Somerset.

Modernism Week 2017: Figures in Design

Modernism Week 2017: Figures in Design

Modernism Week returns to Palm Springs to celebrate mid-century architecture and design at its annual Fall Preview and Modernism Week.