Technology and Craft

COS presents the structurally intriguing Conifera at Salone del Mobile. The large-scale, 3D printed installation is made from renewable resources.

Milan Design Week 2019

Aesthetica collates highlights from Milan Design Week 2019. Top picks engage with and provide solutions to key questions facing the industry.

Tender Portrayals

New Artists: Draped curtains, golden light, shadowed concrete. Zach Fernandez seeks subject matter that juxtaposes vibrancy with tenderness.

10 UK Shows: This Season

Read about our must-see shows for April and May 2019. Immersive installations, digital works and photography feature from north to south.

5 to See: This Weekend

International photography shows opening in early April document youth culture and life in the city through black-and-white and vibrant colour.

Personal Sentiments

The Photography Show, New York, returns, presenting work which tap into themes of family, longing and existence in today’s globalised world.

Articulating the Earth

Mark Cheetham’s new title, Landscape into Eco Art, seeks to broaden our understanding of what “contemporary eco art” is by opening up dialogues.

Reclaimed Architecture

Abandoned, forgotten and derelict buildings are at the centre of Ruin and Redemption in Architecture, a new publication from Phaidon.

Film as Mechanism

The 2019 Aesthetica Art Prize winners, Jenn Nkiru and Maryam Tafakory, are trailblazing new talents creating a space for a more inclusive society.

Questioning the System

Isaac Julien’s moving-image installation Playtime considers the impact of economic structures on communities through the lens of the art world.

5 to Read: This Month

Aesthetica selects five must-read publications for April. This month’s books look to women in the arts, notions of home and evocative narratives.

Intimate Abstraction

Set against the raw mystic backdrop of the Californian desert, the latest series by Mona Kuhn takes new steps into abstraction.

New Territories

New Artists: Olga Urbanek is self-taught, living and working in Iceland. Her images question the idea of “blending in” to new environments.

The April / May Issue

This issue is a celebration of the human spirit. Entitled ‘Time for Change’ it focuses on a moment of hope within the chaos of today’s world.

An Expanding Platform

Leading open-air gallery Yorkshire Sculpture Park opens The Weston, a new, light-filled visitor centre and exhibition space by Feilden Fowles.

5 to See: This Weekend

Must-see shows document traces of human activity on the planet. Photographers examine climate change, space exploration and urban life.

Connection In Motion

The innovative TAO Dance Theatre is recognised for a minimalist approach to performance. The inventive studio returns to Sadler’s Wells.

Sony World Photography Awards Shortlist 2019

Shortlisted works for the 2019 Sony World Photography Awards interpret the modern world through responsive and thoughtful image-making.

Historic Recollection

Romain Veillon’s new series is a celebration of art, discovery and the passing of time, recording abandoned frescoes and paintings across Europe.

Between Worlds

Aesthetica Art Prize alumna Alexandra Vacaroiu explores the subconscious mind, bridging the gap between reality and imagined environments.