Aesthetica Art Prize: Interview with Owen Waterhouse, Shortlisted Artist

Interview with Owen Waterhouse

This year’s Aesthetica Art Prize sees a stunning collection of contemporary artworks grace the medieval interior of York St Mary’s.

Garry Winogrand, Fundacion Mapfre, Madrid

Garry Winogrand, Fundacion Mapfre

North American photographer Garry Winogrand has been cited as the central photographer of his generation, alongside greats such as Walker Evans.

Review of Richard Long: The Spike Island Tapes, Alan Cristea Gallery, London

Richard Long, Alan Cristea Gallery

For The Spike Island Tapes at Alan Cristea Gallery, London, Richard Long has created his largest and boldest collection of print works to date.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

Our 5 To See This Weekend reveals fascinating insights into the creative world. Nick Waplington’s backstage photographs from Alexander McQueen’s final show reveal the couturier’s…

Masterpieces of Fashion Photography, LUMAS, London

Fashion Photography, LUMAS

LUMAS has announced an exclusive gallery event showcasing limited editions of iconic works by the foremost fashion photographers of the 21st century.

New Art West Midlands 2015: Shortlist of 30 Emerging Artists

New Art West Midlands

Four of the UK’s leading galleries will host new works by 30 of the most talented emerging artists as part of the New Art West…

Review of Hugo Canoilas: Someone a long time ago, now, Cooper Gallery, Dundee

Review of Hugo Canoilas: Someone a long time ago, now, Cooper Gallery, Dundee

The late American artist Jason Rhoades said that parking a car was like “placing a sculpture” then Vienna-based Portuguese artist Hugo Canoilas crashing a car…

Aesthetica Art Prize: Interview with Finalist Suzanne Mooney

Aesthetica Art Prize: Interview with Finalist Suzanne Mooney

As we enter the final week countdown until the Aesthetica Art Prize opens at York St Mary’s, we speak to Irish artist Suzanne Mooney to…

Interview with Agnieszka Perche, Gallery Mananger at Darren Baker Gallery, London

Interview with Agnieszka Perche, Gallery Mananger at Darren Baker Gallery, London

Darren Baker Gallery opened summer 2014 and works to promote both established and emerging artists. Named after the artist in residence, the gallery aims to…

Interview with Anna Lilleengen: Longlisted Artist in the Aesthetica Art Prize 2014

Interview with Anna Lilleengen: Longlisted Artist in the Aesthetica Art Prize 2014

Fine art photographer Anna Lilleengen was longlisted in last year’s Aesthetica Art Prize with her piece Sublime Forest. Based in Yorkshire and Sweden, Lilleengen uses…

Review of Pronoia: Paranoia In reverse, Curated by Sophie Nibbs

Pronoia: Paranoia In reverse

Pronoia: Paranoia In reverse, an exhibition curated by Sophie Nibbs, provoked the audience to consider the pressure to constantly pursue happiness.

Ronchini Gallery, London, Sean Lynch: DeLorean Progress Report

Sean Lynch: DeLorean Progress Report

This solo show from Irish artist Sean Lynch takes as its focus the DeLorean car factory, which operated in Dunmurry, Belfast, for one year from 1981-1982.

Review of 12th edition of the Sharjah Biennial

Review of 12th edition of the Sharjah Biennial

The 12th edition of the Sharjah Biennial, in the UAE, curated by Eungie Joo, opened on 5 March to a relatively small exhibition of 51…

Edmund Clark: The Mountains of Majeed, Flowers Gallery, London

Edmund Clark: The Mountains of Majeed, Flowers Gallery, London

Edmund Clark’s work has always explored politics on a domestic scale, through photography, found imagery and text. His most recent series have explored the War…

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

The exhibitions in our 5 To See This Weekend are not to be missed. The Royal Academy of Arts in London has brought together works…

Opening of the Davidoff Art Residency in the Dominican Republic

Opening of the Davidoff Art Residency in the Dominican Republic

Thoughts of the Caribbean often evoke rum, beaches and palm trees. Paradise looms for tourists, and artists, who have also been drawn by this idyllic…

Aesthetica Art Prize: Interview with Denys Blacker, Longlisted Artist

Aesthetica Art Prize: Interview with Denys Blacker, Longlisted Artist

Conceptual artist Denys Blacker has been longlisted for the Aesthetica Art Prize 2015. Living and working in Spain, Blacker uses performance, sculpture and drawing to…

Mariko Mori: Cyclicscape, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York

Mariko Mori: Cyclicscape, Sean Kelly

Mariko Mori is fascinated by Möbius strips, and in Cyclicscape at Sean Kelly Gallery, creates sculptures which play upon the idea of an infinite loop.

Testing Ground: The Still House Group, Zabludowicz Collection, London

Testing Ground at Zabludowicz

This year marks Zabludowicz Collection’s 20th anniversary and for its spring exhibition the gallery is showing work by collective The Still House Group.

Maggi Hambling: War Requiem & Aftermath, The Cultural Institute at King’s College London, London

Maggi Hambling: War Requiem & Aftermath

Encompassing painting, sculpture, installation and film, War Requiem explores victimhood, violence, and the imagination through thick impasto paintings which transform before the eyes into nameless…

Interview with Northern Ballet Dancer Kiara Flavin

Interview with Dancer Kiara Flavin

We speak to dancer Kiara Flavin, who plays Young Cathy in Northern Ballet’s transformation of Emily Brontë’s classic novel Wuthering Heights.

Aesthetica Art Prize Interview: Shortlisted Artist John Keane

Aesthetica Art Prize Interview: Shortlisted Artist John Keane

One of eight finalists, British painter John Keane has been shortlisted for the Aesthetica Art Prize 2015. Selected for his Fear series, Keane’s paintings draw…

Art Fair Tokyo, 20 - 22 March, 2015

Art Fair Tokyo, 20 - 22 March, 2015

Art Fair Tokyo returns this spring, running 20-22 March. The event enters into its 10th year and to celebrate this milestone event graphic designer Masayoshi…

In Conversation with Cornelia Parker, in Aesthetica Magazine

In Conversation with Cornelia Parker, in Aesthetica Magazine

Cornelia Parker (b. 1956) is a British sculptor and installation artist who is interested in the potential of materials. In 2013, Aesthetica spoke to Parker…

Michael Craig-Martin: NOW, Himalayas Museum, Shanghai

Michael Craig-Martin: NOW, Himalayas Museum, Shanghai

Featuring 50 new works, NOW at Himalayas Museum, Shanghai, is Michael Craig-Martin’s first major show in Asia. Working as an artist for over 40 years…

Hugo Wilson, Parafin, London

Hugo Wilson, Parafin, London

With his first London show for 10 years, young British artist Hugo Wilson presents a broad spectrum of painting, sculpture, drawing and photography to explore…

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

Our 5 To See This Weekend reveals new perspectives in exhibitions across the world. From Florence Henri’s prominent (if later forgotten) role in the 20th-century…

Aesthetica Art Prize Interview: Shortlisted Artist Matt Parker

Interview: Matt Parker

In the run-up to the Aesthetica Art Prize 2015 exhibition, we speak to shortlisted artist Matt Parker about his piece The Cloud is More Than…

Review of The Theatre of Painting, Museum of Modern Art, Buenos Aires

Review of The Theatre of Painting

The Theatre of Painting at the Museum of Modern Art, Buenos Aires, places works of Argentine art alongside iconic pieces by Sonia Delaunay.

Carpenters Workshop Gallery at Design Show Shanghai 2015, Shanghai Exhibition Centre, Shanghai

Carpenters Workshop Gallery at Design Show Shanghai 2015, Shanghai Exhibition Centre, Shanghai

For China’s biggest design fair, Carpenters Workshop Gallery will present a selection of work by Sebastian Brajkovic, Humberto & Fernando Campana, Ingrid Donat, Stuart Haygarth…

Jason Rhoades: Organised Chaos in Aesthetica Magazine

Jason Rhoades: Organised Chaos in Aesthetica Magazine

Jason Rhoades, Four Roads at ICA Philadelphia was the artist’s first major exhibition at an American museum, revealing his sprawling environments made from a wide…

Interview with Exhibit Be Founder Brandan Odums

Interview with Exhibit Be Founder Brandan Odums

Exhibit Be is an artistic endeavour of epic proportions. Helmed by artist and film-maker Brandan “BMike” Odums, with logistical support from freelance editor and web-content…

Desiree Akhavan’s Appropriate Behaviour

Former student of Ira Sachs and previously known for her cult web series, The Slope, and short film, Nose Job, Desiree Akhavan is set to…

Aesthetica Art Prize 2015 Longlist: Carolina Redondo

AAP 2015: Carolina Redondo

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2015 is a celebration of excellence in art from across the world. This year’s longlist includes Chilean artist Carolina Redondo.

Interview with Artist Magne Furuholmen, Exhibiting at Dovecot Studios

Interview with Artist Magne Furuholmen, Exhibiting at Dovecot Studios

This March Dovecot Studios opens a new exhibition of work from Norwegian visual artist and musician Magne Furuholmen. After visiting Dovecot Tapestry Studio in 2013…

Guy Bourdin: Walking Legs, Michael Hoppen Gallery, London

Guy Bourdin: Walking Legs

Walking Legs, is one of Parisian photographer Guy Bourdin’s most loved campaign series. The popular commission is on display at Michael Hoppen Gallery.

Ceramic Art London 2015, Henry Moore and Gulbenkian Galleries, RCA, London

Ceramic Art London 2015, Henry Moore and Gulbenkian Galleries, RCA, London

The 11th edition of Ceramic Art London, the leading international showcase for contemporary ceramics, returns to London this year to take over the Royal College…

Review of Sky Academy Arts Scholarships Showcase Event

Review of Sky Academy Arts Scholarships Showcase Event

Since 2011 Sky Academy Arts Scholarships (previously Sky Arts Futures Fund) have supported five promising artists under 30 annually with a £30,000 bursary and mentoring…

Review of Grace Schwindt: Only a free individual can create a free society, Site Gallery, Sheffield

Grace Schwindt, Site Gallery

Grace Schwindt’s Only a free individual can create a free society is a captivating feature-length film installation currently in place at Site Gallery, Sheffield. Running…

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

This week’s 5 To See features work from the internationally renowned, the critically acclaimed, the culturally overlooked, and promising newcomers. Mima presents the fine art…