Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: Artist Marie Brenneis

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: Artist Marie Brenneis

In the countdown to the Aesthetica Art Prize call for submissions deadline on 31 August 2014, we look in focus at artists from the latest…

Interview with Lizzie Cawthray, Director of Needle

Interview with Lizzie Cawthray, Director of Needle

Lizzie Cawthray is challenging the outdated notions of knitwear with her fresh, stylish and playful company, Needle. Cawthray aims to produce luxurious pieces that make…

Made in Mexico, Fashion and Textile Museum, London

Made in Mexico, Fashion and Textile Museum, London

Mexico has had a long and tumultuous history that has contributed to the making of it as such an iconic country. From ancient pre-hispanic people…

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

This weekend is full of fascinating exhibitions, utilising all sorts of media. Sebastian Errazuriz uses a 3D printer to create his sculptures, while Sonic Social…

Interview with Anya Oderyakova and Olya Korsun, Directors of Synesthesia

Interview with Anya Oderyakova and Olya Korsun, Directors of Synesthesia

Synesthesia is a combination of interactive digital innovation and timeless fashion. Teaming up with Fred Perry for the Spring/Summer 2014 campaign, the website is an…

Aesthetica Art Prize Announces £5,000 for the Main Prize Winner

Aesthetica Art Prize Announces £5,000 for the Main Prize Winner

The Aesthetica Art Prize is a celebration of excellence in art from across the world and offers artists the opportunity to showcase their work to…

Aesthetica Art Prize: Call for Entries

Aesthetica Art Prize: Call for Entries

The Aesthetica Art Prize, which is now open for entries, is an annual award given by the international art and culture publication Aesthetica Magazine, distinguished…

Aesthetica Issue 59 June/July Out Now

Aesthetica Issue 59 June/July Out Now

Aesthetica Issue 59 is now available to purchase online and in stores internationally. The new edition explores the idea of the unexpected and the notion…

Free Range 2014, The Old Truman Brewery, London

Free Range 2014, The Old Truman Brewery, London

The creative hub of East London, the Old Truman Brewery arts and media quarter on Brick Lane, plays host once again to Europe’s largest graduate…

10 Degree Shows To See

10 Degree Shows To See

Degree Show season is upon us once more and art students up and down the UK are in the process of preparing their final projects…

Interview with Priory of Ten Director, Mei Liu

Interview with Priory of Ten Director, Mei Liu

Mei Liu is the Design Director of fashion house Priory of Ten. Born in Northern China, Liu has lived in Canada and the USA. Priory…

The Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition Continues for One More Month

The Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition Continues for One More Month

Today there is one month left to visit the Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition at York St Mary’s – York Art Gallery’s contemporary art space. Featuring…

Review of Araki by Araki, Taschen

Review of Araki by Araki, Taschen

Japanese photographer Nobuyoshi Araki (b. 1940) has spent the entirety of his life capturing the female form. With his wife as his central muse, the…

Interview with Fashion Designer Karen Mabon

Interview with Fashion Designer Karen Mabon

Karen Mabon’s designs are beautiful, bold and brash. All hand-illustrated, her silk scarves combine delicate drawing with playful and quirky aesthetics. With designs that cover…

Interview with Fashion Designer Isabel Wong

Interview with Fashion Designer Isabel Wong

Bringing together simplicity, contemporary design and experimental form, Isabel Wong is a luxury womenswear designer based in London. Interested in translating conceptualism into wearable products…

NOISE Festival Open for Entries

NOISE Festival Open for Entries

NOISE Festival is now open for entries. The award-winning national arts charity has announced an outstanding line up of Curators to handpick online entries for…

Interview with Fashion Photographer and Filmmaker Kourtney Roy

Kourtney Roy’s striking fashion photography is currently on the cover of Aesthetica. Roy began her career with the intention of becoming a painter. However, after…

Hello, My Name is Paul Smith at the Design Museum London

Hello, My Name is Paul Smith at the Design Museum London

Newly extended due to popular demand is the exhibition at London’s Design Museum, Hello, My Name is Paul Smith, that will run until 22 June…

International Festival of Fashion & Photography - Hyères

International Festival of Fashion & Photography - Hyères

Running for nearly 30 years, the International Festival of Fashion & Photography – Hyères returns 25 – 28 April. Conceived by director Jean-Pierre Blanc back…

OBEY Collaborates with Artist Deedee Cheriel

Visual artist, Nalini “Deedee” Cheriel, has teamed up with OBEY clothing to produce a unique fashion collection. The artist started out creating record covers and…

The Glamour of Italian Fashion 1945 – 2014 at the V&A

The Glamour of Italian Fashion 1945 – 2014 at the V&A

Stars such as Audrey Hepburn and Elizabeth Taylor became style ambassadors for Italian fashion in the 1950s and 1960s and this exhibition from the Victoria…

Vee Speers: Bordello, The Little Black Gallery

Vee Speers: Bordello, The Little Black Gallery

Opening next week on 4 March at The Little Black Gallery, London, is a new exhibition from Australian artist Vee Speers. Bordello is a searing…

Mercedes Benz Kiev Fashion Days AW14

Mercedes Benz Kiev Fashion Days AW14

Showcasing an international comprehension of design, Mercedes Benz Kiev Fashion Days were back this season to celebrate their second year at London Fashion Week. Almost…

London Fashion Week: Belle Sauvage

London Fashion Week: Belle Sauvage

Cult cool, design duo Virginia Ferreira and Chris Neuman never fail to cause a stir. However this season they have steered away from their archetypal…

London Fashion Week: Bernard Chandran

London Fashion Week: Bernard Chandran

In a city where dining experiences “pop-up”, sales flash, and oysters are a tasteless travel ticket, fashion has had to break from a light jog…

Bottega Veneta and Pieter Hugo: The Art of Collaboration

Fashion house, Bottega Veneta, has joined forces with South African photographer, Pieter Hugo, to shoot the Spring /Summer campaign. Every season the new collection is…

Interview with Artist Johny Dar

Interview with Artist Johny Dar

Rankin, artist Johny Dar and model and actress, Tuuli Shipster, have teamed up to produce the stunning calendar, Tuuli by DAR. Inspired by the artist’s…

Read Aesthetica on Your iPad, iPhone and Android Devices

Read Aesthetica on Your iPad, iPhone and Android Devices

You can now read Aesthetica Magazine wherever you are with our new digital subscriptions accessible via iPad, iPhone and Android devices. A bi-monthly publication, Aesthetica…

Aesthetica Issue 57 February/March Out Now

Aesthetica Issue 57 February/March Out Now

Experimentation is the key component to innovation. It’s essential to try new things and to gather your inspiration from as many sources as possible. This…

Review of Berlin Fashion Week

Review of Berlin Fashion Week

Berlin Fashion Week drew to a close on 19 January and Aesthetica takes a look at some of the trends beginning to emerge in streetwear…

Bread & Butter at Berlin Fashion Week

Bread & Butter at Berlin Fashion Week

The Bread & Butter trade show at Berlin Fashion Week demonstrates the importance of the craft behind the garment. The emphasis on heritage, bespoke tailoring…

Berlin Fashion Week: Capsule Trade Show Review

Berlin Fashion Week: Capsule Trade Show Review

Entering the Capsule trade show at Berlin Fashion Week was like entering the height of shabby-chic. Minimal metal bars displaying clothes stood alongside bare wooden…

Review of Alaïa at Palais Galliera and Musée d’Art moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris

Review of Alaïa at Palais Galliera and Musée d’Art moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris

Celebrating the reopening of the Palais Galliera, the Musée d’Art moderne de la Ville de Paris presents a retrospective of fashion designer Azzedine Alaïa, uniting…

Artangel Open - Deadline 28 February 2014

Artangel Open - Deadline 28 February 2014

Artangel Open is inviting artists working in all media across the UK to submit bold, site-specific proposals that will transform and enrich the UK’s cultural…

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

Running into the mid-point of December and with just days to go until the all-important business of Christmas truly begins, this weekend is unquestionably the…

Art Basel Miami Beach Day Two

Art Basel Miami Beach Day Two

The second day of Art Basel Miami Beach is upon us and there are still hundreds of galleries to check out. Participants from Europe, North…

Review of Isabella Blow: Fashion Galore! at Somerset House, London

Exhibitions at Somerset House are always an event, vibrant and full of personality; Fashion Galore! continues along this thread, portraying the life of Isabella Blow…

Issue 56 December / January Out Now

Issue 56 December / January Out Now

Issue 56 December / January of Aesthetica is in shops now! In this edition we consider the importance of reflecting upon the things you have…

Miles Aldridge at the launch of the House of Peroni, London

Miles Aldridge at the launch of the House of Peroni, London

This November House of Peroni, London, opens its doors to celebrate Italian style and creativity with Miles Aldridge. Fashion photographer, Aldridge, is inspired by Federico…

Future Beauty: Avant-Garde Japanese Fashion, The Peabody Essex Museum

Future Beauty: Avant-Garde Japanese Fashion, The Peabody Essex Museum

Future Beauty: Avant-Garde Japanese Fashion, is an exhibition of nearly 100 dresses, skirts, gowns and suits that celebrate the innovation of contemporary Japanese fashion designers…