City Visions: A season of films, talks and debates exploring modern cities, Barbican Cinema, Barbican Centre, London

City Visions: A season of films, talks and debates exploring modern cities, Barbican Cinema, Barbican Centre, London

50% of the earth’s population live in urban centres, a figure that is predicted to rise to over 75% by 2050; City Visions is a…

David Farrell: Iconic Images of the Greatest Artists from the 20th Century, Osborne Samuel, London

David Farrell: Iconic Images of the Greatest Artists from the 20th Century, Osborne Samuel, London

This exhibition currently on display is the first survey of works by David Farrell (1919-2013) since his death earlier last year, and showcases images of…

Aesthetica Short Film Festival is Awarded BAFTA Accreditation

Aesthetica Short Film Festival is Awarded BAFTA Accreditation

The Aesthetica Short Film Festival (ASFF) is delighted to announce it is now a BAFTA recognised festival, an achievement that is unprecedented for a festival…

Last Chance to Enter the Aesthetica Art and Creative Writing Prizes

Last Chance to Enter the Aesthetica Art and Creative Writing Prizes

There is still time today to enter Aesthetica’s creative opportunities for artists and writers. The Aesthetica Art Prize, now in its eighth year, celebrates excellence…

Interview with Artist Yael Bartana

Interview with Artist Yael Bartana

Cultural identity and the constructed systems of belief within society are questioned in the practice of Yael Bartana (b. 1970). Born in Israel, the artist…

Review of Digital Revolution, Barbican Centre, London

Review of Digital Revolution, Barbican Centre, London

“I think there is a world market for maybe five computers” said Thomas Watson, chairman of IBM, in 1943, proving again that in the realm…

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: A Selection of Longlisted Artists

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: A Selection of Longlisted Artists

The Aesthetica Art Prize invites submissions from artists at all stages in the career, working in any medium and celebrates innovation and excellence in technical…

Ubud Writers & Readers Festival: A Celebration of Global Creativity

Ubud Writers & Readers Festival: A Celebration of Global Creativity

Over 150 leading authors and artists from more than 30 countries come together for South-East Asia’s most exciting literary event, Ubud Writers & Readers Festival…

Review of Here and Elsewhere, New Museum, New York

Review of Here and Elsewhere, New Museum, New York

As much as it might seem provincial that non-western art is categorised by geography and ethnicity, Here and Elsewhere at the New Museum, New York…

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: Experimental Video Art

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: Experimental Video Art

The latest edition of the Aesthetica Art Prize featured outstanding artists working in video, installation and performance. These practitioners are breaking new ground within their…

Yang Fudong , SALT, Sandhornøy, Arctic Circle

Yang Fudong , SALT, Sandhornøy, Arctic Circle

Remote, beautiful – and increasingly endangered – the Arctic has long been a subject of fascination for many and a source of inspiration for artists…

Special 60th Edition of Aesthetica Out Now

Special 60th Edition of Aesthetica Out Now

Questioning the world around us is a continuous necessity and the desire to challenge everyday systems reinvigorates daily life. This special 60th edition of Aesthetica…

Intimacies of an Icon

Intimacies of an Icon

A fictionalised 24 hours in the life of Nick Cave, replaces traditional rockumentary aesthetics with an exploration of how we spend our time on earth.

Extreme Solutions

Extreme Solutions

Kelly Reichardt’s fifth feature film, Night Moves, follows a group of three very different left-wing environmentalists as their well-intentioned morals take a terrible turn for the worse.

Cass Art Recommends the Aesthetica Art Prize for Aspiring Artists

Cass Art Recommends the Aesthetica Art Prize for Aspiring Artists

Exciting times lie ahead as we move into the phase of one month left to submit your work to the Aesthetica Art Prize. Cass Art…

Aesthetica Art Prize: Judging Panel Announced

Aesthetica Art Prize: Judging Panel Announced

We are delighted to present the Judging Panel for the Aesthetica Art Prize 2015. The Prize is open for submissions until 31 August 2014. Spanning…

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: Artist Sarah Jane Palmer

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: Artist Sarah Jane Palmer

Artist Filmmaker and Designer Sarah Jane Palmer was selected for the Aesthetica Art Prize longlist with her film Net. The work is an ongoing performance/installation…

M.F. Husain: Master of Modern Indian Painting, V&A, London

M.F. Husain: Master of Modern Indian Painting, V&A, London

It was in 1964 that the first USA exhibition of Maqbool Fida Husain (b. 1915- d. 2011), aka M.F. Husain, was displayed in India House…

Review of Ragnar Kjartansson: The Visitors, Guggenheim Bilbao

Review of Ragnar Kjartansson: The Visitors, Guggenheim Bilbao

The notion of an entire wing of the Guggenheim Bilbao being dedicated to Film & Video phased me at first. Though increasing numbers of modern…

Last Seen Entering The Biltmore, South London Gallery.

Last Seen Entering The Biltmore, South London Gallery

With a title which references the infamous Black Dahlia murder in 1940s Hollywood, Last Seen Entering The Biltmore is a group exhibition which considers the…

One & Other: Aesthetica Art Prize Announces £5,000 Main Prize

One & Other: Aesthetica Art Prize Announces £5,000 Main Prize

The Aesthetica Art Prize is an opportunity to advance your profile on the international art scene and is open to all artists worldwide. We welcome…

Aesthetica Art Prize Anthology – Top 100 Emerging Artists

Aesthetica Art Prize Anthology – Top 100 Emerging Artists

Inside the Aesthetica Art Prize Anthology, works from exciting new and emerging artists from around the world are displayed with an accompanying biography and artist’s…

Interview with Bob and Roberta Smith

Interview with Bob and Roberta Smith

Bob and Roberta Smith’s Art Party is due to open on 21 August. The feature film, produced with director Tim Newton and Stuart Cameron of…

Review of Bow Arts Open Studios

Review of Bow Arts Open Studios

During the evening of Friday 27 June and the following Saturday afternoon, the artists of Bow Road Studios opened their private working spaces and courtyard…

Memory Lane at la galerie du jour agnès b, Paris

The collective exhibition Memory Lane explicitly prompts memories as a result of reconstructed history through the means of art. Right at the entrance, it’s the…

Aesthetica Art Prize 2014 People’s Choice Award Winner: Sybille Neumeyer

Aesthetica Art Prize 2014 People’s Choice Award Winner: Sybille Neumeyer

Votes have been counted for the Aesthetica Art Prize People’s Choice Award, and we are delighted to announce that Sybille Neumeyer is the winner. Visitors…

The Press: Aesthetica Art Prize Raised to £5,000

The Press: Aesthetica Art Prize Raised to £5,000

The Aesthetica Art Prize is open for entries, with a new prize of £5,000 for the Main Prize Winner in addition to group exhibition, publication…

PhotoIreland Festival, Dublin

PhotoIreland Festival, Dublin

The theme for the fifth edition of PhotoIreland Festival is Truth, Fact, Fiction, Lies. Looking at how photography is used for storytelling, the festival presents…

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…

Final Week to Visit the Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition

Final Week to Visit the Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition

This spring and summer, the Aesthetica Art Prize exhibition presents eight shortlisted artists contributing outstanding works to contemporary art and will continue to run until…

5 To See at Art Basel

5 To See at Art Basel

Art Basel brings together contemporary works in its expansive art fair with 300 participating galleries from across the globe. Running 19-22 June, the event includes…

Tunday Akintan: The Yorubeat Innovator

Tunday Akintan: The Yorubeat Innovator

There are those that argue that talent is not innate. Rather, it is the ironclad will to keep on practicing in the face of impossibilities…

VOLTA10 Video Series: Anthony Goicolea

VOLTA10 returns to Basel from 16-21 June. This year the vibrant art fair has teamed up with GalleryLOG to produce a number of inspiring videos…

VOLTA10 Video Series: Kadar Brock

VOLTA10 returns to Basel from 16-21 June. This year the vibrant art fair has teamed up with GalleryLOG to produce a number of inspiring videos…

Cast Your Vote in the Aesthetica Art Prize People’s Choice Award

Cast Your Vote in the Aesthetica Art Prize People’s Choice Award

Aesthetica is inviting visitors to cast their vote for the Aesthetica Art Prize People’s Choice Award. The exhibition, housed at York St Mary’s – York…

Chronovisor: Archive, South Kiosk, London

Chronovisor: Archive, South Kiosk, London

Continuing their interest in bringing together old and new technologies to reinterpret information and its uses, South Kiosk gallery takes the chronovisor, a device which…

VOLTA10 Video Series: Todd Pavlisko

VOLTA10 returns to Basel from 16-21 June. This year the vibrant art fair has teamed up with GalleryLOG to produce a number of inspiring videos…

Serpentine Park Nights 2014. Serpentine Pavilion, Kensington Gardens

Serpentine Park Nights 2014. Serpentine Pavilion, Kensington Gardens

Throughout the summer and autumn, the Serpentine Galleries will once again present Park Nights, an annual series of live art events, incorporating poetry, music, film…

Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition, York St Mary’s

Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition, York St Mary’s

The Aesthetica Art Prize exhibition is a dynamic display of innovative artworks from artists all over the world, spanning genres from painting to drawing, video…

START Art Fair, Saatchi Gallery, London

START Art Fair, Saatchi Gallery, London

START is a focused art fair, limited to 44 young galleries showcasing new artists from around the world. The aim is to give young galleries…