Interview with Artistic Director of Forced Entertainment, Tim Etchells

Interview with Artistic Director of Forced Entertainment, Tim Etchells

Celebrating its 30th Anniversary, Forced Entertainment has spent the last three decades pushing the boundaries of contemporary performance. Founded in 1984 by six recently graduated…

Opening Gala at Berwick Upon Tweed Film & Media Arts Festival

Opening Gala at Berwick Upon Tweed Film & Media Arts Festival

For 10 years Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival has continued in its aim to turn the small northern town into one big screen. Over…

Artes Mundi 6, National Museum Cardiff, Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff and ffotogallery Penarth

Artes Mundi 6, National Museum Cardiff, Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff and ffotogallery Penarth

Artes Mundi 6 is a major contemporary art prize based in the UK, taking place bi-annually to bring together through an exhibition some of the…

RITE OF PASSAGE: The Early Years of Vienna Actionism, 1960 – 1966, Hauser & Wirth, New York

RITE OF PASSAGE: The Early Years of Vienna Actionism, 1960 – 1966, Hauser & Wirth, New York

RITE OF PASSAGE is New York’s first major exhibition devoted to the early years of the 20th century avant-garde movement, Vienna Actionism. Through a rare…

Review of Folkestone Triennial 2014: Lookout, Folkestone, Kent

Review of Folkestone Triennial 2014: Lookout, Folkestone, Kent

In a town whose faded seaside glamour is both complimented and disturbed by a swath of public art, it is only at low tide that…

Rashid Johnson: Dutchman, Red Square Russian and Turkish Baths, Chicago

Rashid Johnson: Dutchman, Red Square Russian and Turkish Baths, Chicago

This September, Rashid Johnson’s critically acclaimed piece, Dutchman, will run at Chicago’s Red Square Russian and Turkish Baths for five evenings with performances beginning at…

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…

Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of Dover Street Market, London

Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of Dover Street Market, London

To celebrate ten years of existence, Dover Street Market holds The Next Ten Years: a series of events, installations and special products. For the duration…

Double Take: Redefining spectatorship at the Edinburgh International Festival 2014

Double Take: Redefining spectatorship at the Edinburgh International Festival 2014

In his Festival lecture The Culture of Violence in the Twentieth Century, Alan Kramer points out that, unlike the Germans, the English did not during…

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…

Marvin Gaye Chetwynd and Anne Collier, Studio Voltaire, London

Marvin Gaye Chetwynd and Anne Collier, Studio Voltaire, London

Turner Prize nominee Marvin Gaye Chetwynd and American photographer Anne Collier mark the 20th anniversary of Studio Voltaire with their first solo presentations to take…

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…

Fierce Festival, Birmingham, 2 -12 October

Fierce Festival, Birmingham, 2 -12 October

Fierce is an international festival of live art centred in Birmingham, 2 – 12 October. The festival embraces a diverse range of contemporary artforms and…

Interview with Lacey Contemporary Gallery Director Andrew Lacey

Interview with Lacey Contemporary Gallery Director Andrew Lacey

Lacey Contemporary Gallery is set to open this autumn in Notting Hill London. Placing its artists at the heart of the business, director Andrew Lacey…

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: Finalist Ingrid Hu

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: Finalist Ingrid Hu

There is still time to enter the Aesthetica Art Prize, which welcomes submissions from artists at all levels working across media from photography to painting…

MANIFESTA 10, The European Biennial of Contemporary Art, The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

MANIFESTA 10, The European Biennial of Contemporary Art, The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

Manifesta originated in the post-communist period in the 1990s with the aim of balancing the information gap between the East and West, North and South…

Interview with Shingai Shoniwa of the Noisettes

Interview with Shingai Shoniwa of the Noisettes

The Natural History Museum of London is a space of gargantuan proportions. The main entrance leads to a cavernous hall that comfortably houses the skeletal…

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…

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: Interview with Karl Singporewala

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: Interview with Karl Singporewala

As the final month to enter the Aesthetica Art Prize is upon us, we catch up with last year’s longlisted artist Karl Singporewala to discover…

Interview with Artist Johny Dar

Interview with Artist Johny Dar

Johny Dar approaches his artistic practice from an innovative angle, painting directly onto his models’ bodies. Dedicated to pushing the boundaries of what is perceived…

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…

Pristine Realities

Pristine Realities

Helen Lawrence, a new production from leading visual artist, Stan Douglas, combines live film and theatre, and transforms expectations of how audiences experience narrative.

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…

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…

Review of The Piano Brothers Live at Kings Place, London

Review of The Piano Brothers Live at Kings Place, London

The Piano Brothers are not brothers by blood but by divine, energetic and rich music that is accessible to everyone. Bound together by the love…

Review of Fire From the North, Vardø, Norway

Review of Fire From the North, Vardø, Norway

A group of six artists have collaborated to create a unique site-specific exhibition and performance piece on the island of Vardø at the extreme north-eastern…

ZomerExpo 2014 Light, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag

ZomerExpo 2014 Light, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag

The Gemeentemuseum Den Haag presents ZomerExpo 2014 Light, the largest national sales exhibition held at the museum showcasing a selection of artworks from an open…

Folkestone Triennial 2014, Citywide, Folkestone

Folkestone Triennial 2014, Citywide, Folkestone

One of the UK’s most ambitious art exhibitions, the third edition of Folkestone Triennial commissions a number of internationally recognised artists to create a collection…

Phyllida Barlow: dock 2014, Tate Britain

Phyllida Barlow: dock 2014, Tate Britain

Phyllida Barlow is one of those artists who came under the spot light after a long career, endless experimentations and efforts. During the last decade…

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…

Review of Marina Abramovic: 512 Hours, Serpentine Galleries

Review of Marina Abramovic: 512 Hours, Serpentine Galleries

There’s nothing much to see at Marina Abramović’s durational performance piece at the Serpentine Galleries. It consists of the artist in a smallish, empty room…

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…

Magnus Quaife, Like a Child Running a Stick Along a Fence, Works | Projects

Magnus Quaife, Like a Child Running a Stick Along a Fence, Works | Projects

Art history is replete with romantic mythologies, few more potent than the artist as obsessive maker, working round the clock in his studio or in…

Liverpool Contemporary Arts Fair, 3-6 July

Liverpool Contemporary Arts Fair, 3-6 July

In conjunction with the opening of the Liverpool Biennial this weekend, Liverpool Contemporary Arts Fair launches at World Museum today. Running until 6 July, the…