5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

With Wimbledon well underway, there is a plethora of art and culture to seek out in London this weekend when the tennis all gets too much. Opera Gallery showcases powerful fashion photography in London.

Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon, National Portrait Gallery, London

Audrey Hepburn: Portraits, National Portrait Gallery

65 years after Audrey Hepburn performed at renowned West End night club Ciro’s, the National Portrait Gallery hosts a major exhibition celebrates her career as a film star and fashion icon.

Eve Kann: Hainsworth Statement Award Winner, New Designers 2015

Eve Kann: New Designers

Nottingham Trent University graduate Eve Kann’s model of Queen Herodias from the opera Salome has received the Hainsworth Statement Award 2015.

Shubbak Festival: London’s Largest Biennial of Arabic Art

Shubbak Festival: London’s Largest Biennial of Arabic Art

Shubbak Festival is London’s largest biennial of Arabic art and takes place across the city at various art venues. The event provides a window on the contemporary culture of the Arab world.

10 Degree Shows to See

With an influx of art students leaving university over the summer, Aesthetica has pin-pointed the top 10 degree shows to attend in order to keep up to speed with new emerging artist talent.

Review of Cathleen Naundorf: Noah's Ark, Hamiltons Gallery, London

Cathleen Naundorf: Noah's Ark, Hamiltons Gallery

Noah’s Ark goes haute couture in Hamiltons’ current exhibition with Paris-based photographer Cathleen Naundorf. Taxidermy animals are propped next to models clothed in iconic fashion designs.

Aesthetica Issue 65, June / July Out Now

Aesthetica Issue 65 Out Now

In Issue 65 we explore new territories. We consider how art influences fashion and how in turn these disciplines influence almost everything from architecture and interior design to popular culture.

Riviera Style: Resort & Swimwear Since 1900, Fashion & Textile Museum, London

Riviera Style: Resort & Swimwear, Fashion & Textile Museum, London

Celebrating a century of resort and swimwear style, publishers King & McGaw have delved into the archives of its partners to present iconic prints of swimwear from the 20th century.

The AIPAD Photography Show, Park Avenue Armory, New York

The AIPAD Photography Show

For the 35th edition of The AIPAD Photography Show, 89 of leading fine art photography galleries will showcase a wide range of museum-quality work.

Review of Masterpieces of Fashion Photography, LUMAS, London

Review of Masterpieces of Fashion Photography, LUMAS, London

Fashion photography has been evolving over the past 100 years, and Mayfair’s LUMAS gallery is currently shining light on the genre’s masterpieces in a preview before opening the official exhibition.

Review: Savage Beauty, V&A

The “enfant terrible” of British fashion, Alexander McQueen rose from obscurity to become one of the world’s top contemporary fashion designers.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

Our 5 To See reveals fascinating insights into the creative world. Nick Waplington’s backstage photographs from Alexander McQueen’s final show, Horn of Plenty, reveal the couturier’s raw energy.

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.

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.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

Belgian designer Dries van Noten invites visitors to explore his creative inspirations at the MoMu in Antwerp. Meanwhile, the work of Georges Noël is on display at the Musée d’Art Moderne in Paris.

Review of Guy Bourdin: Image Maker, Somerset House

Review: Guy Bourdin, Image Maker, Somerset House

From the glossy veneer of the pages of Vogue to the polished presentation of fine art, Alistair O’Neill and Shelly Verthime galvanise the work of Guy Bourdin within the galleries of Somerset House.

Age of Glamour, Fashion from the Fifties, Lotherton Hall, Leeds

Age of Glamour, Fashion from the Fifties, Leeds

Exhibiting women’s fashions from the 1950s, Age of Glamour will open the now extensively refurbished Fashion Galleries at Lotherton Hall. This new, 21st century space features interactive technology.

Fashion Abstraction

Fashion Abstraction

Viviane Sassen’s vibrant colours combine with abstract shapes and contorted lighting to create a surreal landscape where down is up, bodies turn green and nothing is quite what it seems. Born in Amsterdam, Sassen spent seven years studying fine art, photography and fashion design.

Eclectic Inspiration

Eclectic Inspiration

A new exhibition at Mode Museum, Antwerp, curated by Dries van Noten, encompasses his wide-ranging influences in an intimate exploration of the designer’s creative process.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

Our 5 to See this Weekend provides plenty of opportunities to interact with the artists, whether it’s discovering the quiet life of photographer Vivian Maier…

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

There’s plenty to get involved with this weekend in the art world. Ronchini Gallery, London, is home to the UK’s first solo exhibition of Pier…

Hello, My Name is Paul Smith, The Hasselt Fashion Museum, Belgium

Hello, My Name is Paul Smith, The Hasselt Fashion Museum, Belgium

The world’s leading museum devoted to architecture and design, The Hasselt Fashion Museum, takes audiences behind the scenes of Paul Smith’s world, which is dominated…

London Fashion Week: International Fashion Showcase, Brewer Street Car Park, London

London Fashion Week: International Fashion Showcase, Brewer Street Car Park, London

For the fourth year in a row 130 emerging designers from 30 countries will come together in the largest public fashion exhibition of its kind…

Review of Julie Verhoeven: Whiskers Between My Legs, ICA, London

Review of Julie Verhoeven: Whiskers Between My Legs, ICA, London

Described as a “grotto of visual excess” Julie Verhoeven’s exploration of gender identity past and present is a disturbing explosion of vulgar kitsch and womanhood…

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Unrivalled Iconography, Hello, my Name is Paul Smith in Aesthetica Magazine

Unrivalled Iconography, Hello, my Name is Paul Smith in Aesthetica Magazine

With his trademark stripes, printed shirts, slim-cut suits and quirky trims, Paul Smith has created an inimitable style that transcends each season’s trends and flippancies…

Bettina, Galerie Azzedine Alaïa, Paris

Bettina, Galerie Azzedine Alaïa, Paris

This exhibition in the Marais district of Paris looks at Bettina, the signature model of the 1950s, in photographs and sketches from an array of…

An Aesthetica Magazine Gift Subscription is the Perfect Christmas Present

An Aesthetica Magazine Gift Subscription is the Perfect Christmas Present

For those who are passionate about contemporary art and culture, Aesthetica Magazine is the ultimate guide for keeping up-to-date with the latest news from the…

Unconventional Design: Discover Aesthetica Issue 62 with the Official Trailer

The December/ January issue of Aesthetica is now available to purchase online and in stores internationally. In Issue 62, Aesthetica focuses on the idea of…

Aesthetica Christmas Gift Guide

Aesthetica Christmas Gift Guide

With the start of advent it is time to write those Christmas lists and get shopping. We’ve curated a selection of goodies for a variety…

Aesthetica Issue 62 December / January Out Now

Aesthetica Issue 62 December / January Out Now

Issue 62 of Aesthetica is out in shops now. One of the most thrilling discoveries is someone who is breaking new ground and embodying the…

Knitting Nottingham  Bonington Gallery, Nottingham

Knitting Nottingham Bonington Gallery, Nottingham

Major exhibition, Knitting Nottingham places the spotlight on the Nottingham’s position as a world centre of creativity and innovation. It has been organised by Nottingham…

Fashion in Motion: Sibling, Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Fashion in Motion: Sibling, Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Fashion in Motion at the V&A showcases the work of leading international designers through one-off catwalk events. This innovative programme strives to show fashion as…

Alex Prager, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

Alex Prager, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

A new solo exhibition of the work of American photographer and filmmaker Alex Prager, opens at the National Gallery of Victoria from 14 November. Founded…

Women Fashion Power, Design Museum, London

Women Fashion Power, Design Museum, London

Innovative and forward-thinking, Women Fashion Power at the Design Museum celebrates the exceptional and influential women from the spheres of politics, culture, business and fashion…

Interview with Jewellery Artist Caroline Broadhead

Interview with Jewellery Artist Caroline Broadhead

A new Jewellery Gallery has opened at Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art. With an outstanding contemporary collection of jewellery, the institution has opened a special…

Review of Horst P. Horst: Horst Vintage, Hamiltons London

Review of Horst P. Horst: Horst Vintage, Hamiltons London

Horst P. Horst is one of the most iconic fashion photographers of the mid-20th Century. Known by the one-word photographic byline “Horst”, his expansive oeuvre…

Interview with Gemma Metheringham, Chief Creative Officer at Karen Millen

Director Mary Nighy and Karen Millen teamed up to produce No More Tiaras for the launch of the company’s two global flagships. The 3 minute…

Aesthetica Issue 61 October/November Out Now

Aesthetica Issue 61 October/November Out Now

Aesthetica Issue 61 is now available to purchase online and in stores internationally. The new edition considers progress and change. There are a few questions…

Opening of The Fondation Louis Vuitton in the Jardin d’Acclimatation, Paris

Opening of The Fondation Louis Vuitton in the Jardin d’Acclimatation, Paris

The Fondation Louis Vuitton is a new Parisian centre for contemporary French and international artistic creation, contained within a building commissioned by Bernard Arnault, and…