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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.

Formal Innovation

Formal Innovation

A new celebration of circus arts opens in Sydney, showcasing the very best in the medium and an evolution from traditional style into modernity. Circus…

Melanie Banjo: Detailing Countercultures

Melanie Banjo: Detailing Countercultures

Foam, Amsterdam, presents Melanie Banjo’s first major solo exhibition until 7 December, centred around the absurdities within the human experience.

Bruce McLean: Versatility and Innovation

Bruce McLean: Versatility and Innovation

Acclaimed British sculptor, painter and ceramicist Bruce McLean is at Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London, charting an acclaimed and versatile career.

Interdisciplinary Innovation

Interdisciplinary Innovation

Club 57: Film, Performance, and Art in the East Village, 1978-1983 explores the scene-changing and interdisciplinary life of downtown New York.

Conceiving Spaces

Conceiving Spaces

The fourth instalment of the Colombo Art Biennale (CAB) runs this December, the most significant contemporary art festival in Sri Lanka.

Robert Rauschenberg: Multi-Disciplinary Innovation

Robert Rauschenberg: Multi-Disciplinary Innovation

Tate Modern, London, presents a major exhibition on Robert Rauschenberg, offering the first posthumous retrospective of his work in 20 years.

Reflections on Identity

Reflections on Identity

Ronchini Gallery, London, opens a new exhibition featuring Tameka Jenean Norris. The multi-disciplinary show explores the notion of identity.

Art Basel: Transformational Experiences

Art Basel: Transformational Experiences

Art Basel at Miami Beach opens on 30 November, 2016 marking the fourth year that Nicholas Baume has directed and curated the event.

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.

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.

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.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

We inject a sense of nature and colour into our 5 To See, mimicking the autumnal flora. Ai Weiwei’s tree trunks adorn the interior of Lisson, and Otobong Nkanga’s tapestries draw on botanical histories.

Dismantling Boundaries

Dismantling Boundaries

Yinka Shonibare’s sixth solo show at Stephen Friedman marks a pivotal moment in the artist’s practice. The works display the absence of the Dutch wax batik textiles for which the artist is known.

Relational Dualisms

Relational Dualisms

before sleep at the end of love (description of a lullaby) is a contemporary opera devised by Sarah Hardie, performed at Bold Tendencies in London.

Convergence of Activism and Performance

Convergence of Activism and Performance

Celebrating the convergence of live art, activism and performance, SPILL Festival of Performance showcases the work of contemporary artists internationally.

Donna Huanca: Sensory Exploration

Donna Huanca: Sensory Exploration

The Zabludowicz Collection, London, hosts the first UK solo exhibition by performance-based artist, Donna Huanca. alongside an interview at Frieze London.

The Other Art Fair: Future Ambition

The Other Art Fair: Future Ambition

Presenting 130 of the best emerging artists, handpicked by an influential selection committee The Other Art Fair returns to East London’s Old Truman Brewery on 6-9 October.

Ethereal Movements

Ethereal Movements

The inventive performance group return to Sadler’s Wells with an exploration into their own potential both physically and existentially.

Perceptions of the Modern Age

Perceptions of the Modern Age

Having received recognition for Babel, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui returns to the Sadler’s Wells stage for the first time since 2011 with his latest creation, Fractus V.

Unseen Photo Fair: Fifth Edition

Unseen Photo Fair: Fifth Edition

Unseen returns for its fifth edition, introducing a programme that will challenge, excite and inspire. We speak to Head of Artistic Affairs, Emilia van Lynden.

The Revolutionary Impact of Printing

The Revolutionary Impact of Printing

This September, art historian and curator Stephanie Seungmin Kim has combined the work of 35 contemporary artists, to create Jikji, The Golden Seed.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

Running into mid-September, a medley of art fairs are preparing for previews. Our 5 To See features Shezad Dawood in London and a tribute to David Bowie in LA.

Spatial Perceptions and Memory

Spatial Perceptions and Memory

Anna Fafaliou is a London-based conceptual and visual artist fascinated by the relationship between the colour white and memory. We talk to the artist about her practice.

Commemorating British Legacy

Commemorating British Legacy

This August Artichoke marks the Great Fire of London with a range of spectacular art installations, performances and talk that give unique perspectives on a significant moment within the country’s history.

Utilising the Digital Sphere

Utilising the Digital Sphere

Performer/Audience/Mirror: Lisson Gallery highlights the dynamic medium of film. The work on view spans hours accommodating the work of 18 conceptual artists, and extending behind the gallery.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 10 Days to Go, Win up to £5,000

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 10 Days to Go, Win up to £5,000

With only 10 days left in our countdown to the deadline for the Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries, we take a closer look at what’s in store for the winners of the internationally recognised award.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

As festival season hits its peak, our 5 To See collates a selection of dynamic shows to supplement your activities and excursions this weekend. Goodman Gallery premieres Shirin Neshat’s videos.

Vienna Contemporary International Art Fair 2016

Vienna Contemporary International Art Fair 2016

Returning for its second edition this year is Austria’s leading international art fair, viennacontemporary on 22 – 25 September. The event will bring together over 100 galleries from 26 countries.

Neu Now Festival Programme

Neu Now Festival Programme

Neu Now’s eighth edition is set to take place in the spaces of Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam, from 14-18 September. The five-day festival showcases the work of a generation of rising artists.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 16 Days To Go. Video, Installation and Performance.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 16 Days To Go. Video, Installation and Performance.

Henry Driver was shortlisted in the Aesthetica Art Prize with his interactive installation Odyssey. The piece questions the definitions of virtual space and the illusory aspects of choice and action.

Anna Tihanyi, Julia Margaret Cameron Awards for Women Photographers

Anna Tihanyi, Julia Margaret Cameron Awards for Women Photographers

Anna Tihanyi has been selected as one of this year’s recipients of the Julia Margaret Cameron Awards. Nominated by Laura Noble, the artist has been invited to exhibit at the Berlin Foto Biennale.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: Future Now Anthology

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: Future Now Anthology

We’re now over half way through our Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown. Today, we highlight the opportunity to gain exposure in our annual publication: the Future Now anthology.

Berliner Liste 2016

Berliner Liste 2016

Berlin has many great cultural things to offer, from museums and architecture to an exciting music scene. Another of these things is Berliner Liste, whose 13th edition will run from 15-18 September.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 18 Days to Go. Video, Installation & Performance

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 18 Days to Go. Video, Installation & Performance

In today’s countdown to this year’s call for entries, we shine a spotlight on Andrea Luke Zimmerman. Shortlisted for the last Aesthetica Art Prize, Estate, is a film forged by, and from within, a community.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 20 Days to Go

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 20 Days to Go

In the Aesthetica Art Prize call for entries countdown we turn to Squidsoup’s immersive installation Aeolian Light, consisting of 12,096 full-colour, individually addressable LEDs suspended in a grid.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

We celebrate the middle of August with a collection of thought-provoking shows. Caroline Rothwell (Tolarno Galleries) and Xiao Yu (Pace) examine the relationship between nature and man.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 21 Days to Go, Photography

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 21 Days to Go, Photography

Our Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown continues with the Photography & Digital Art category. Today, with 21 days left to submit your work, we take a look at photographer Marcus Lyon.

Interview with Sorcha Carey, Director, Edinburgh Art Festival

Interview with Sorcha Carey, Director, Edinburgh Art Festival

The UK’s largest annual festival of visual art, Edinburgh Art Festival, returns to Scotland for its 13th edition. We speak to Director Sorcha Carey about the festival’s integration with the city.

Interview with CODE Art Fair Curators, Copenhagen

Interview with CODE Art Fair Curators, Copenhagen

This year sees the launch of new art fair CODE in Copenhagen. We speak to CODE curators about the inauguration of the upcoming event and its ethos of making good art accessible to everyone.

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