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.

Landscape as Arena

Landscape as Arena

Julian Charrière’s new show opens at Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, with three different bodies of work. We catch up with the artist about the exhibition,

Yinchuan Biennale 2016

Yinchuan Biennale 2016

Tucked away on the third floor at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Yinchuan, China, is Sonia Mehra Chawla’s immersive installation, Residue (2016).

Paris Photo Fair Celebrates 20 Years

Paris Photo Fair Celebrates 20 Years

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Paris Photo, the largest international art fair with a focus on photography. As ever, it unites all interested in the medium.

Korea International Art Fair 2016

Korea International Art Fair 2016

Korea International Art Fair returns to Seoul for its 15th anniversary, creating a place where gallery curators and artists from all over the world will exhibit their work to an international audience.

Design and the Concrete Poem

Design and the Concrete Poem

A new exhibition at the Lighthouse Gallery as part of Outside-in / Inside-out Festival, Design & the Concrete Poem, explores the centrality of design and typography to the movement.

Fontana / Melotti: An Intellectual Partnership

Fontana / Melotti: An Intellectual Partnership

The relationship between post-war Italian artists Lucio Fontana (1899 – 1968) and Fausto Melotti (1901 – 1986) is showcased at Mazzoleni, London, this Autumn, exploring the spaces they inhabit.

The Poetry of Destruction

The Poetry of Destruction

Dominique Lévy, London, exhibits new work from German artist Günther Uecker. Verletzte Felder (Wounded Fields) is Uecker’s first solo show in London for over 50 years.

Next Generation 2016: Combining Photography and Philosophy

Next Generation 2016: Combining Photography and Philosophy

Richard Nicholson, one of the photographers included within the 2016 Next Generation feature, talks to Aesthetica about his creative processes.

Art Out Loud: Chatsworth Festival 2016

Art Out Loud: Chatsworth Festival 2016

The Chatsworth Festival, Art Out Loud, welcomes visitors to engage in talks by over 20 leading artists, curators and writers in the 16th century estate.

Juxtaposing Exhibitions

Juxtaposing Exhibitions

O / U is at both P! on Broome Street and ROOM EAST on Orchard. Though the rationale for this division is not always clear, the works echo each other.

Human Ecology

Human Ecology

In each of the pieces in Human Ecology at Galeria Nara Roesler, humans reflect their environment in specific and condensed gestures.

Unconventional Design

Unconventional Design

In anticipation of the V&A’s, London, new design hub opening next year in Shenzhen, an exhibition exploring unconventional Chinese design is at the T. T. Tsui Gallery.

Anselm Kiefer: Blurring History and Mythology

Anselm Kiefer: Blurring History and Mythology

For his new exhibition, on view during Art Basel Miami Beach, Anselm Kiefer is celebrated as a post-World War Two artist at NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale.

Robert Therrien: Relationship to Minimalism

Robert Therrien: Relationship to Minimalism

Parasol Unit, London, opens a new exhibition featuring the work of American sculpture artist, Robert Therrien, covering a career informed by Minimalism.

The Revolutionary Impact of Printing

The Revolutionary Impact of Printing

This September, art historian and curator Stephanie Seungmin Kim has combined the work of 35 contemporary artists, to create Jikji, The Golden Seed.

Liberation and Shifting Consciousness

Liberation and Shifting Consciousness

A major new exhibition at the V&A seeks to encapsulate a monumental time, both in British culture and internationally: the late 1960’s. You Say You Want a Revolution?

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

Running into mid-September, a medley of art fairs are preparing for previews. Our 5 To See features Shezad Dawood in London and a tribute to David Bowie in LA.

Roger Tallon: Design in Motion, Musée des Arts Décoratifs

Roger Tallon: Design in Motion, Musée des Arts Décoratifs

A major retrospective has been launched by The Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, this September, featuring the works of iconic industrial designer Roger Tallon.

Louise Bourgeois: Structures of Existence

Louise Bourgeois: Structures of Existence

One of the most influential artists of the 20th century, Louise Bourgeois has been an important figure amongst the Louisiana collection.

Beauty and Functionality

Beauty and Functionality

The words “Scandinavian design” have become a shorthand for sleek, understated and beautiful minimalism. But Scandi design is far from a catch all term.

Kaleidoscopic Projections

Kaleidoscopic Projections

The New Museum hosts the first New York survey of work by Swiss artist Pipilotti Rist, recognised internationally for her multimedia installations.

Yalta 1945, Ben Uri Gallery, London

Yalta 1945, Ben Uri Gallery, London

Having previously exhibited at Brooklyn Museum of Art in 1990, Yalta 1945 has not since been presented to the public until now at Ben Uri Gallery, London.

Politics, Architecture and Conflict

Politics, Architecture and Conflict

This October, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art hosts an exhibition by Turner Prize-nominated artists Jane and Louise Wilson: a focus on World War One.

Jeppe Hein: A New End, Art and the Landscape, Massachusetts

Jeppe Hein: A New End, Art and the Landscape, Massachusetts

Internationally celebrated Jeppe Hein has created a new site-specific labyrinth installation at Massachusetts’ World’s End in Hingham. We interview the artist.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

As September marks the beginning of a new term, you may be looking for some fresh inspiration. Our 5 To See combines a mixed-media and filmic shows.

Q+A with Landmark Arts Centre and Transplant Links: 2016 Autumn Fair

Q+A with Landmark Arts Centre and Transplant Links: 2016 Autumn Fair

For the Landmark Arts Centre Autumn Fair, we interview Curator, Ben Kidger, and Aimee Jewitt-Harris, Transplant Links, about art and charity awareness.

Next Generation 2016: Forms and Textures

Next Generation 2016: Forms and Textures

Aesthetica interview Elliott Lowe, one of the featured artists from Issue 72’s image collaboration with London College of Communication.

Perpetual Liberation: Documenting Haiti

Perpetual Liberation: Documenting Haiti

Photographer Thomas Kern (b.1965) has for many years visited the island of Haiti to document its turbulent history. Kern’s images capture scenes of everyday life.

IK Prize 2016: Recognition, Tate Britain, London

IK Prize 2016: Recognition, Tate Britain, London

Tate Britain presents the winner of the IK Prize, in partnership with Microsoft. The Italian based research team at Fabrica won with their proposal, Recognition.

Question the wall itself, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis

Question the wall itself, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis

The Walker Art Center presents Question the wall itself, a multi-disciplinary exploration of the political, social and cultural qualities in interior architecture.

Daniel Richter: Lonely Old Slogans, The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark

Daniel Richter: Lonely Old Slogans, The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark

Louisiana Museum of Modern Art host retrospective of work from artist Daniel Richter, at the midpoint of his career: one of the most important painters today.