Art Basel: Transformational Experiences

Art Basel: Transformational Experiences

Art Basel at Miami Beach opens on 30 November, 2016 marking the fourth year that Nicholas Baume has directed and curated the event.

Marc Camille Chaimowicz: Metaphysics and Architecture

Marc Camille Chaimowicz: Metaphysics and Architecture

Marc Camille Chaimowicz has finally opened his first solo show in an Italian public venue, alongside a similar show at London’s Serpentine Gallery.

Between Art and Fashion

Between Art and Fashion

Between Art and Fashion: The Collection of Carla Sozzani opens at Galerie Azzedine Alaia, Paris, chosen by the Director of the Musée d’Art Moderne.

Rana Begum: Cultural Conversations

Rana Begum: Cultural Conversations

A new and outdoor work by Bangladeshi-British artist Rana Begum is currently installed at King’s Cross, marking the start of a new series of public commissions.

Fotofever: A Bold and Forward-Thinking Fair

Fotofever: A Bold and Forward-Thinking Fair

We speak to the director of fotofever, Cécile Schall, who created the fair five years ago, driven by her belief in promoting young artists and collecting.

Paris Photo: Tradition and Innovation

Paris Photo: Tradition and Innovation

Paris Photo returns in 2016 for its 20th edition at Grand Palais. Standing as one of the most significant art fairs, the event brings together 30 countries.

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao: Celebrating 20 Years

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao: Celebrating 20 Years

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of its opening, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao has announced a special programme of events to commemorate the occasion.

Responses to Homogenisation

Responses to Homogenisation

At Museion, Bolzano Italy, the German artist opens her first solo show in an Italian museum, Up. Her works guide the viewer without being prescriptive.

Istanbul Design Biennial: Design and Humanity

Istanbul Design Biennial: Design and Humanity

The 3rd instalment of the Istanbul Design Biennial promises an inward look at the inherent nature of design in our everyday lives.

Political Resolution

Political Resolution

An Iraqi-Canadian who left Baghdad in 1991, Obaidi’s work is deeply political, and the works in Fragments are as the title implies: shrapnel of catastrophic events.

John Keane’s Sites of Memory

John Keane’s Sites of Memory

In response to the commemoration of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, the former official British War Artist John Keane has created a new series of paintings.

Individual and Collective Memory

Individual and Collective Memory

Staff and volunteers at Thackray Medical Museum, Leeds, are set to play leading roles in a new virtual reality artwork created for the museum.

Generational Perceptions Through Digital Mediums

Generational Perceptions Through Digital Mediums

The Institute of Contemporary Art, London, welcomes back Bloomberg New Contemporaries into its galleries this November.

Katie Paterson: The Poetry of Scale

Katie Paterson: The Poetry of Scale

Glasgow-born visual artist Katie Paterson has created over 20 major projects which carve a new poetic language based upon distance, scale, geology and technology.

Algorithms of Nature

Algorithms of Nature

Nikki Stevens specialises in large-scale watercolours which explore our relationship with nature. Animals roam freely amongst symbols of society.

Shifting Perceptions

Shifting Perceptions

The Nanjing International Art Festival comes to the capital of the Jiangsu province in China this winter and explores the theme Historicode: Scarcity and Supply for its third edition.

Dia Al-Azzawi: Political Landscapes

Dia Al-Azzawi: Political Landscapes

Doha’s Mathaf and Al Riwaq museums are welcoming over 400 works by Iraqi artist Dia Al-Azzawi, whose deeply historical works span over half a century.

Representations of the New East

Representations of the New East

Calvert 22 Foundation, London, announces the finalists for a new prize which champions contemporary perspectives on the New East.

Infrastructures as Influence

Infrastructures as Influence

With a deep interest in fashion and costume design, Meiyi Yang explores the relationship between jewellery and clothing as they relate to the human body.

Cyclical Light

Cyclical Light

Part of the Sydney International Art Series, Connect with Everything is Tatsuo Miyajima’s first major solo exhibition in Australia.

Conceptual Realities

Conceptual Realities

Gabriela Torres Ruiz is a German-Mexican photographer and Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 shortlisted artist. She discusses the notion of place.

Sculpture Reimagined

Sculpture Reimagined

Following on from Polka Dots at David Zwirner, London, this second iteration of the show marks Carol Bove’s first presence at the spaces in New York.

London Art Fair: Transitions and Dialogues

London Art Fair: Transitions and Dialogues

January 2017 sees the return of the London Art Fair. The 29th edition invites guest-curators to showcase alongside a selection of contemporary photography.

Visual Territories

Visual Territories

Tomas Harker recontextualises images culled from classical paintings and found photographs. Aesthetica talk to the artist about traditional inspiration.

Elemental Synchronisation

Elemental Synchronisation

The latest Hyundai commission to adorn Tate’s Turbine Hall is an installation by Philippe Parreno, inviting audiences to a choreography of acoustics.

Experimental Textures

Experimental Textures

Swiss artist Fabien Bruttin’s work is based on experimental approaches with different paints. We delve into his fascination behind accidental creations.

Spatial Layers

Spatial Layers

Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, continues their showcase of installation artist Sara Barker, in collaboration with The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

As the seasonal celebrations guide us from one month to another, our 5 To See provides a meeting place for painterly and digital works.

Wilfredo Lam: Cuban Modernism

Wilfredo Lam: Cuban Modernism

The EY Exhibition: Wifredo Lam is a major exhibition at Tate Modern, London which explores and identifies with the cultural and political contexts of the Cuban artist.

Post-War Aesthetics

Post-War Aesthetics

For Frieze Masters, Luxembourg and Dayan brought a collection inspired by L’Informe: mode d’emploi and opened the first UK solo exhibition of Rodolfo Aricò.

South Africa: The Art of the Nation

South Africa: The Art of the Nation

The British Museum, London, opens an all-inclusive and decade-spanning exhibition which presents the rich artistic and cultural tapestry of South Africa.

Protest: Visual Autonomy

Protest: Visual Autonomy

Victoria Miro, London, stages a group exhibition by artists concerned with socio-political issues of their day, questioning power structures within societies.

Gestural Vocabularies

Gestural Vocabularies

Kishio Suga (b. 1944) at Pirelli Hangar Bicocca, Milan, combines industrial and natural elements to question the uniformity of modular structures.

Žilvinas Kempinas: Kinetic Encounters

Žilvinas Kempinas: Kinetic Encounters

New York based Lithuanian artist Žilvinas Kempinas exhibition reflects upon natural phenomena such as light and air at Ikon gallery, Birmingham.

Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair: Celebrating Printmaking

Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair: Celebrating Printmaking

Royal Arsenal is one of the most historical riverside locations in London and, this November, provides the setting for the Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair.

Ecology and Art

Ecology and Art

Created as a unique opportunity, Jerwood Open Forest is a charitable programme that creates commissioning projects for artists working in a forestry context.

Augmenting the Human Figure

Augmenting the Human Figure

The Body Extended: Sculpture and Prosthetics presents a variety of exhibits – objects, images, artworks – representing work from the late 19th century onwards.

Undermining Cultural Associations

Undermining Cultural Associations

Nahmad Projects’ newest exhibition explores the cultural complexities of sexuality, highlighting three artists’ historical and theoretical contexts.

Linear Constructions

Linear Constructions

Celebrated Brazilian artist Lygia Pape is a pioneering figure in the Neo-Concrete movement. Hauser & Wirth highlights the practitioner’s career.

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.