Socialised Languages

Jenny Holzer brings political and social topics into question, highlighting a globalised and ultimately turbulent landscape through the contemporary lens.

Spatial Introspection

A strand of the renowned photography festival, Les Rencontres d’Arles, documents the experience of place, marrying the contemporary with the historic.

Urban Identities

Mudun مدن Urban Cultures in Transit explores four MENA cities from a micro-perspective, highlighting the relationship of inhabitants to their surroundings.

Interior Perspective

Ritratti di living provides an emotional backdrop for the lifestyles advertised, combining minimalist design with voyeuristic angles.

Modern Expansion

Using primary colours, block shadows and gradient skies, Steve Bainbridge (b. 1974) showcases developments in minimalist postproduction and digital art.

Photographic Exchange

photo basel is an opportunity for visitors to the city to explore the dynamic scenes that are being captured by an array of leading photographers.

Monolithic Design

Moxon Architects’ Culardoch Shieling is a mountain hut in Cairngorms National Park in the Scottish Highlands, referencing 20th century modernism.

Northern Design

The Royal Institute of British Architects opens its new national architecture centre, RIBA North, on the Liverpool Waterfront on 17 June.

Captivating Engagement

Enhance your experience of the Aesthetica Art Prize by joining us at the lunchtime talks. Led by artists, curators and academics.

Creating Connections

Future Now 2017 looked at the importance of contemporary art as a necessary mode of communication, establishing social networks.

Balenciaga: Influential Design

Shaping Fashion at the V&A is the first ever UK show dedicated to the minimal aesthetic and formal innovation of Spanish designer Cristóbal Balenciaga.

AAP: Winners Announced

The winners were announced for the Main Prize and the Emerging Prize at last night’s Private View and Prize Giving at the Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition.

5 To See: This Weekend

In our 5 To See for 26-28 May, we reflect on the innovative methods that artists use to communicate with their audiences.

Future Now: Day Two

Big Ideas. Small World. Future Now continues today; topics include arts journalism, the importance of place, the creative city and talent development.

Utopian Socialism

The Hungary Pavilion at the Venice Biennale showcases a series of installations, interactive video works and sculptural pieces by Gyula Várnai.

Cultural Landmark

Turner Contemporary in Margate has been revealed as the host venue for the Turner Prize 2019., promoting cultural regeneration in Kent.

Future Now: Day One

A Renewed Understanding of Living: Contemporary art is the mechanism that enables us to respond to the 21st century. Read about the sessions on 25 May.

Human Narratives

From February to June 2016, Narciso Contreras travelled around post-Gaddafi Libya documenting what he saw. The results are on display at Saatchi.

Global Horizons

The Other Art Fair hosts its inaugural U.S. edition from 1-4 June. The city of New York serves as the perfect backdrop for TOAF’s global expansion.

Exchanging Ideas

On the first day of the Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition, there is a unique opportunity to hear directly from a selection of shortlisted artists.