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Intentional Decomposition

Intentional Decomposition

Alex Hartley questions the conventional qualities of the present and the expectations that construct contemporary life at Victoria Miro gallery, London.

Retracing Portuguese Colonialism

Retracing Portuguese Colonialism

Délio Jasse’s new and previously unseen body of work comes together in a solo exhibition, The Lost Chapter: Nampula, 1963 at London’s Tiwani Contemporary.

Gift Inspiration: Aesthetica Magazine

Gift Inspiration: Aesthetica Magazine

Treat someone special to a subscription and get their new year off to an inspirational start. Receive free gift wrap and the chance to send a personalised message. Free films come with the Dec/Jan issue.

Aesthetica Issue 74 Available Now

Aesthetica Issue 74 Available Now

The December / January issue is available now. In photography, seven diverse practitioners offer works that explore urban landscapes, fine art and portraiture.

Obscure Perceptions

Obscure Perceptions

Taking domestic settings as a focus, Gregory Crewdson is a master of conceptual narratives played out within the environs of the everyday.

Auroral Metropolis

Auroral Metropolis

Finding intrigue within the strange intersections of the metropolis, Joust uses the lens as a witness to the shifting sense of culture from day to night.

Vanitas Remodelled

Vanitas Remodelled

Andrey-Lili’s lavish shoots are a consideration of environment and theme: rich colours and textures provide spatial variance against the domestic vanitas.

Visceral Construction

Visceral Construction

Portugal plays host to a gathering where architects and designers reflect on the spaces and systems in which we spend our daily existence.

Sculpted Expressions

Sculpted Expressions

The National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, explores Viktor&Rolf’s notion of wearable art through a selection of their most iconic works.

Estranged Landscapes

Estranged Landscapes

Lauren Marsolier’s style that alleviates the world of specific details. Perceptual compositions alienate viewers through bright and equivocal landscapes.

Not Vital: Innerworld and Outerworlds

Not Vital: Innerworld and Outerworlds

Published alongside the exhibition at YSP, and in association with Galerie Thaddeus Ropac, a new catalogue puts the figure into context through 100 photographs.

Jim Lambie: Perceptions of Domesticity

Jim Lambie: Perceptions of Domesticity

Electrolux at the Modern Institute, Glasgow, marks Lambie’s sixth solo exhibition with a new collection that recontextualises objects.

Nishat Awan: Migrant Narratives of Citizenship

Nishat Awan: Migrant Narratives of Citizenship

YSP hosts a collaborative exhibition by artist and academic, Nishat Awan. Migrant Narratives of Citizenship traces the route of the refugee crisis.

Art as Methodology

Art as Methodology

Why do we need art? The Museum of Old and New Art, Tasmania, puts this question into conversation in their new and though-provoking exhibition On the Origin of Art.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

This week’s 5 to See celebrates the potential of the artistic medium. We celebrate post-industrial imagery and winter landscapes.

Kaleidoscopic Landscapes

Kaleidoscopic Landscapes

Aspen-born photographer Chloe Sells has continued to progress as an artist that questions the finite nature of our planet, our existence and the lines in between.

Photo50: Mapping Adulthood

Photo50: Mapping Adulthood

Photo50 is London Art Fair’s annual exhibition of contemporary photography. We speak to Christiane Monarchi about the 2017 installment, Gravitas.

São Paulo Biennial: LiveUncertainty

São Paulo Biennial: LiveUncertainty

Conceptual, social, political, ecological and less visual than previous editions, the 32nd São Paulo Biennial, Living Uncertainty, was a collective process.

Danny Lyon: Capturing Society

Danny Lyon: Capturing Society

A striking collection of photographs created by the American documentary photographer Danny Lyon is on show until 26 November at Beetles + Huxley

Basim Magdy: Dystopian Perspectives

Basim Magdy: Dystopian Perspectives

Egyptian artist, Basim Magdy returns to Jeu de Paume, Paris, this Autumn for its 9th Satellite Programme: No Shooting Stars to question land-based identities.

Roni Horn: Mutability and Geology

Roni Horn: Mutability and Geology

Roni Horn’s sculptures made of cast glass, photographic installations and works on paper address the changeability of nature at Fondation Beyeler, Basel.

Art Taipei 2016: Championing the Asian Art Scene

Art Taipei 2016: Championing the Asian Art Scene

Taiwan’s seminal art fair Art Taipei returns this November and hosts 150 of the most innovative domestic and international galleries, celebrating key players of the Asian art scene.

Between Art and Fashion

Between Art and Fashion

Between Art and Fashion: The Collection of Carla Sozzani opens at Galerie Azzedine Alaia, Paris, selected by Fabrice Hergott, Director of the Musée d’Art Moderne,

Fotofever: A Bold and Forward-Thinking Fair

Fotofever: A Bold and Forward-Thinking Fair

We speak to the director of fotofever, Cécile Schall, who created the fair five years ago, driven by her belief in promoting young artists and collecting.

Paris Photo: Tradition and Innovation

Paris Photo: Tradition and Innovation

Paris Photo returns in 2016 for its 20th edition at Grand Palais. Standing as one of the most significant art fairs, the event brings together 30 countries.

Generational Perceptions Through Digital Mediums

Generational Perceptions Through Digital Mediums

The Institute of Contemporary Art, London, welcomes back Bloomberg New Contemporaries into its galleries this November.

Katie Paterson: The Poetry of Scale

Katie Paterson: The Poetry of Scale

Glasgow-born visual artist Katie Paterson has created over 20 major projects which carve a new poetic language based upon distance, scale, geology and technology. Locus+ and…

Representations of the New East

Representations of the New East

Calvert 22 Foundation, London, announces the finalists for a new prize which champions contemporary perspectives on the New East.

Cyclical Light

Cyclical Light

Part of the Sydney International Art Series, Connect with Everything is Tatsuo Miyajima’s first major solo exhibition in Australia. Miyajima is known for his technologically-driven installations.

Conceptual Realities

Conceptual Realities

Gabriela Torres Ruiz is a German-Mexican photographer based in Berlin, and Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 shortlisted artist. Read our interview with her.

Sculpture Reimagined

Sculpture Reimagined

Following on from Polka Dots at David Zwirner’s London location, this second iteration of the show marks Carol Bove’s (b.1971) first presence at the gallery’s adjacent spaces in Chelsea, New York.

London Art Fair: Transitions and Dialogues

London Art Fair: Transitions and Dialogues

January 2017 sees the return of the London Art Fair. The 29th edition presents a selection of contemporary art and photography from within the UK, and invites guest-curators to showcase pieces.

Elemental Synchronisation

Elemental Synchronisation

The latest Hyundai commission to adorn Tate’s Turbine Hall is an installation by Philippe Parreno. The display invites audiences to expose their senses to a choreography of acoustics and lighting.

Spatial Layers

Spatial Layers

Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, continues their showcase of installation artist Sara Barker, in collaboration with The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

As the seasonal celebrations guide us from one month to another, our 5 To See provides a meeting place for painterly and digital works. Featured shows include Camille Henrot at MCA Chicago.

Post-War Aesthetics

Post-War Aesthetics

For Frieze Masters, Luxembourg and Dayan featured a collection inspired by the L’Informe: mode d’emploi exhibition. Almost in tandem, the gallery opened the first UK solo exhibition of Rodolfo Aricò.

South Africa: The Art of the Nation

South Africa: The Art of the Nation

The British Museum, London, opens an all-inclusive and decade-spanning exhibition which presents the rich artistic and cultural tapestry of South Africa.

Protest: Visual Autonomy

Protest: Visual Autonomy

Victoria Miro, London, stages a group exhibition by artists concerned with socio-political issues of their day, who question the status quo and the power structures found within societies.

Gestural Vocabularies

Gestural Vocabularies

Kishio Suga (b. 1944) at Pirelli Hangar Bicocca, Milan, combines industrial and natural elements to question the uniformity of modular structures.

Žilvinas Kempinas: Kinetic Encounters

Žilvinas Kempinas: Kinetic Encounters

The work of New York based Lithuanian artist Žilvinas Kempinas comes to Ikon. Featuring a series of installations, the exhibition reflects upon natural phenomena such as light and air.

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