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…

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…

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 Last Days of Troy at Shakespeare's Globe, London

The Last Days of Troy at Shakespeare's Globe, London

It has become a rite of passage for the contemporary poet: the attempt to rewrite classical – specifically, Hellenic – literature for the modern day…

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…

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…

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…

Shelagh Wakely, Camden Arts Centre, London

Shelagh Wakely, Camden Arts Centre, London

This summer the Camden Arts Centre dedicates all of its galleries and gardens to a large-scale, major exhibition of work by Shelagh Wakely (b.1932…

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…

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…

Tallulah Rendall: The Banshee And The Moon, Rebecca Hossack Gallery

Tallulah Rendall: The Banshee And The Moon, Rebecca Hossack Gallery

Tallulah Rendall is not a woman for half-measures. Having shed her six-piece band, the prolific songstress stands feet astride, juggling acrobatic vocals, loop pedals and…

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…

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…

Theatrical and Visual Arts Experiences at Summerhall, Edinburgh Art Festival 2014

Theatrical and Visual Arts Experiences at Summerhall, Edinburgh Art Festival 2014

Rapidly becoming not only a central part of the Edinburgh Festival’s programme but a vital creative hub for the city’s all-year-round cultural scene, Summerhall unveils…

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…