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Melanie Manchot at Towner: People, Places, Propositions

Melanie Manchot manages to avoid dramatising the effects of addiction in her exhibition at Towner, Eastbourne.

Free Aesthetica Art Prize Lunchtime Talk: Connecting Audiences with Talent

Free Aesthetica Art Prize Lunchtime Talk: Connecting Audiences with Talent

The third talk in the Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition series is Connecting Audiences with Artistic Talent, running on Thursday 28 April from 12:30 at York St Mary’s. Here, the team behind the Aesthetica Art Prize offers an insight into the 2016 artworks.

Aesthetica Art Prize 2016: Vote for the People's Choice

Aesthetica Art Prize 2016: Vote for the People's Choice

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Main and Student Prize winners have been announced, however, the People’s Choice is yet to be revealed. Here’s your chance to vote for your favourite artwork showcased at the Art Prize Exhibition.

The Real Guerrilla Girls, Galerie Lelong, New York

The Real Guerrilla Girls, four mysterious photographs hang dramatically under spotlights in a room of their own, among the group show Narrative/Collaborative.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

From nostalgic over-shoulder glances at our artistic past in Conceptual Art in Britain at Tate to the fresh-faced novelty of Dan Flavin’s show at Ikon, the art world boasts something for everyone.

Discover 100 Captivating Projects by Artists in Future Now, the Aesthetica Art Prize Annual

Discover 100 Captivating Projects by Artists in Future Now, the Aesthetica Art Prize Annual

Future Now, the Aesthetica Art Prize Annual featuring this year’s longlisted and shortlisted artists is out now. Inside this book, there are descriptions and images of works from new and exciting emerging practitioners from across the world.

Frieze New York, Randall’s Island Park, Manhattan

Frieze New York, Randall’s Island Park, Manhattan

Running from 5-8 May, Frieze New York celebrates its 25th anniversary at Randall’s Island Park, Manhattan, this year. Designed to be a celebration of both emerging and established artists, Frieze boasts the work of 200 galleries.

Nostalgia for bare feet, Lumière Brothers Centre for Photography

Nostalgia for bare feet, Lumière Brothers Centre for Photography

Lumière Brothers Centre for Photography holds an exhibition of Antanas Sutkus’ Nostalgia for bare feet, featuring more than one hundred works, many of which have never been shown before.

Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Lunchtime Talks: Composing Time & Space with Dr Christina Kolaiti and Desmond Brett, YSJU

Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Lunchtime Talks: Composing Time & Space, Dr Christina Kolaiti & Desmond Brett

The Aesthetica Art Prize free lunchtime talks continue this Thursday from 12.30pm with Composing Time & Space, led by Dr Christina Kolaiti and Desmond Brett, York St John University.

Winners Announced for the Aesthetica Art Prize 2016

Winners Announced for the Aesthetica Art Prize 2016

Artists and industry figures travelled from locations such as Vienna, Germany, Scotland, Northern Ireland and across the UK to experience the show and hear the announcement of the winners.

Analogue NOW! Photography Festival, Berlin

Analogue NOW! Photography Festival, Berlin

Analogue NOW! returns to Berlin for its second year, from 6 – 14 May, offering a broad range of events. Photographers showcase their work around the theme of manipulation.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: The 2016 Spring Exhibition Opens

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: The 2016 Spring Exhibition Opens

This year’s Aesthetica Art Prize exhibition opens tonight at York St. Mary’s Church, featuring a range of innovative works in multiple media.

Art Cologne 2016 Edition

Art Cologne 2016 Edition

Running from 14 – 17 April, Art Cologne is the world’s oldest art fair for the showcase of contemporary art of the 20th and 21st century.

Interview with Multi-Disciplinary Artist Gianluca Sodaro

Gianluca Sodaro is an artist and film director. We speak to him about the processes behind his work and the human imagination.

Aesthetica Issue 70 Is Available Now

Aesthetica Issue 70 Out Now

This issue is about both beginnings and ends, and in many ways the spaces in between. We explore green fashion and diversity in photography.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call For Entries: José Ramón da Cruz, Longlisted Artist 2015

Aesthetica Art Prize Call For Entries: José Ramón da Cruz, Longlisted Artist 2015

Born in Tangier in 1961, José Ramón da Cruz is a Spanish video artist with an educational background in sociology and political science and experience working across advertising, film and television. His filmmaking has also been influenced by the fact he was a member of the radical new wave/no wave experimental film collective, Group Tau.

Changing Circumstances: Looking at the Future of the Planet

Changing Circumstances: Looking at the Future of the Planet

FotoFest, the photography biennale in Houston, Texas, takes the theme of Changing Circumstances: Looking at the Future of the Planet for its 16th edition. The festival takes a fresh angle on climate change by focusing on what’s poetic, mysterious, wondrous and awe-inspiring about the natural world.

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016: Free Lunchtime Talks

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016: Free Lunchtime Talks

Running alongside the Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition is a dynamic series of lunchtime talks, which are open to the public and free to attend. Taking place at York St Mary’s, the talks are led by industry experts including curators, artists and academics.

Textual Alteration

Textual Alteration

Cara Barer crafts a tangible record of the book as an object, resisting its encroaching obsolescence in the face of digital repositories of information.

Spatial Aspiration

Spatial Aspiration

Laurent Kronental’s Souvenir d’un Futur documents the lives of residents in the Grands Ensembles, the distinctive housing projects around Paris.

Conscious Effervescence

Conscious Effervescence

Pervading Joshua Jordan’s charismatic works are figures who observe and undermine the borders in which they exist.

Captured Multiplicities

Captured Multiplicities

Photo London spans decades, genres and use of both analogue and digital methods, showcasing an evolution of the artistic practice of photography.

Archaic Sanctuary

Archaic Sanctuary

Photographer Christopher Payne originally trained as an architect and has dedicated himself to the exploration of America’s industrial heritage.

Interview with Ellen Carey, Poet With A Lens, Les années 1980, Centre Pompidou, Paris

Interview: Ellen Carey, Les Annees 1980s, Centre Pompidou, Paris

Ellen Carey came of age artistically in the 80s, which was a decade in photography that saw radical innovation and a move away from merely representational and reportorial image-making.

Interview with Curator Valentina Fois, The Other Art Fair London

Interview with Curator Valentina Fois, The Other Art Fair London

The Other Art Fair Victoria House, London, returns for its 11th edition, 7 – 10 April. Presenting exhibitions and performance pieces from a variety of celebrated artists, the fair invites visitors to explore a diverse range of contemporary art from emerging talent to the century-defining photographer Martin Parr. Events also include film screenings from the BAFTA Qualifying Aesthetica Short Film Festival (ASFF) 2015.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

This Easter weekend our 5 to See explores an alternative side to the art world, and ventures into the production, distribution, and presentation of influential imagery. With shows at Walker Art Center, Lisson Gallery and more.

Review: Paul Maheke's I Lost Track of the Swarm at South London Gallery

Though filling only two small rooms on South London Gallery’s first floor, Paul Maheke’s I Lost Track of the Swarm has scope far exceeding its confines. A ‘self-taught feminist’ with a particular interest in the pro-black and pro-sex movements, Maheke shies away from aligning his work with academia, preferring to think of it as poetical over theoretical. It is, nonetheless, both intellectually sophisticated and affectively powerful: the kind of output that can be felt and thought about with equal effect.

Interview with Digital and Video Artist David Claerbout

Belgian artist David Claerbout (b.1969) explores the conceptual impact of the passage of time through his use of video and digital photography. His oevure maniuplates both moving and still imagery, evoking an ethereal quality that is suggestive of another plane of existence. Within this undefined space, the artist moves between past and present, whilst adhering to a meticulous attention to details. We catch up with him about his exhibition LIGHT/WORK at Sean Kelly Gallery and the imaginative processes behind his work.

Interview: Painting with Light, Tate Britain, London

Interview: Painting with Light, Tate Britain, London

Tate hosts the first major exhibition to celebrate the spirited conversation between early photography and British art. It brings together photographs and paintings including Pre-Raphaelite, Aesthetic and British impressionist works.

Aesthetica Art Prize Future Now Symposium, New for 2016

Aesthetica Art Prize Future Now Symposium 2016

This year sees the inaugural edition of the Aesthetica Art Prize Future Now Symposium – a new two-day event running on Thursday 26 May and Friday 27 May at York St John University as part of the annual Aesthetica Art Prize. The Future Now Symposium focuses on talent development, and tackle’s themes in today’s current artistic climate through lectures, workshops and panel discussions from within the arts ecosystem and broader social context.

John Baldessari, Sprüth Magers, Los Angeles

John Baldessari, Sprüth Magers, LA

John Baldessari’s recent works, created in the past year, examine the relationship between language and image, primarily through dislocation and the juxtaposing text and pictures at Sprueth Magers.

Review of The Koppel Project's Pandiculate! The Joy Of Stretching

Review of The Koppel Project's Pandiculate! The Joy Of Stretching

The Koppel Project, led by Gabriella Sonabend and Hannah Thorne is a creative hub bringing together a contemporary art gallery, project space, cafe and Phaidon pop-up bookshop. Located at 93 Baker Street, London, in a recently decommissioned Barclays Bank vault, the inaugural group exhibition currently on display – Pandiculate! The Joy of Stretching – sees the viewer delve deep into stage-set of unseen characters and absurd trophies amalgamated by tropes equally triggered by the viewer’s curiosity and physical demands of the architecture as commercial function of the bank is reallocated and adapts to becoming an exhibition space.

Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition 2016, York St Mary's

Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition 2016, York St Mary's

A platform for innovation and originality, the Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition returns to York St Mary’s, 14 April – 29 May. To mark its 9th year, the award invites audiences to engage with some of today’s key cultural, social, political, environmental and economic themes through a selection of works by 10 shortlisted artists. There will also be talks and a new Symposium running alongside the exhibition.

Fox Talbot, Dawn of the Photograph, Media Space, Science Museum, London

Fox Talbot, Dawn of the Photograph, Media Space, Science Museum

Revealing the impact of William Henry Fox Talbot’s experiments with the form, the Science Museum unveils a major exhibition on the rise of a medium that changed the way people saw the world.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

As spring approaches, we become inspired by a vibrant array of shows opening across Europe and the rest of the world. Featured artists include Louise Bourgeois, Alfredo Jaar and Tacita Dean.

Interview With Guido Mocafico On His Current Exhibition, Blaschka

Interview With Guido Mocafico On His Current Exhibition, Blaschka

Opening tomorrow at the Hamiltons Gallery, London, Mocafico’s work features the intricate glass designs of the Blaschka family. Ethereal, introspective and arresting, the works inspired him to create a series of photographs which blur the lines of perception in their audience. We talk with the artist about inspiration, ownership, and the concept of beauty.

Q+A With Martin Barnes, Curator of Paul Strand: Photography and Film

A hugely influential American photographer and film maker, Paul Strand, will be featured in a major retrospective at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, as the first exhibition in the UK since his death. We catch up with Martin Barnes, the Senior Curator of Photographs at the V&A to discuss the impact of the work that resonates today.

Aesthetica Art Prize 2016: Call For Entries, Longlisted Artist Mat Hay

Aesthetica Art Prize 2016: Call For Entries, Longlisted Artist Mat Hay

True Hunting’s Over was conceived through a desire to develop a free-flowing approach to a creative methodology, wishing to push perceived boundaries of how unrelated contextual, social, historical, or visual sources of inspiration could be channelled to create a single series of images.

Les années 1980, l’insoutenable légèreté, Centre Pompidou, Paris

Les années 1980, l’insoutenable légèreté, Centre Pompidou

Centre Pompidou revives an iconic decade through its collection of film and photographs. Les Années 1980 displays works that focus on the Western and American experience of the era.

Art Basel in Asia, Hong Kong

Art Basel in Asia, Hong Kong

Following its breakthrough 2015 edition, Art Basel’s upcoming event in Hong Kong will provide an in-depth look at the region’s diversity, through both historical material and recent works.

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