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Aukland Art Fair 2016, The Cloud

Aukland Art Fair 2016, The Cloud

The Auckland Art Fair 2016 edition heralds a shift in focus to contemporary art of the wider Pacific region and brings together 40 galleries from New Zealand, Australia, the Pacific, and South America.

Future Now Symposium: Final Day

Future Now Symposium: Final Day

Today is the final day of the inaugural Future Now Symposium. Sessions include The Future of Art and Culture, Permanence of Print II and Public and Private Galleries.

Future Now Symposium: Opens Today

Future Now Symposium: Opens Today

Future Now Symposium opens today at York St John University and continues tomorrow, with a two-day programme of talks, panel discussions and portfolio reviews.

Charting Talent: Degree Shows to See this Summer

Amidst the season of Degree Shows, students across the UK are finalising and displaying their works as part of a nationwide collective of talent.

Photo London 2016, Somerset House

Photo London 2016, Somerset House

Now in its second year, Photo London is an ambitious programme that provides a nexus between all the different elements of photography in the UK today.

Future Now Symposium: The Future of Art and Culture in Curating and Talent Development

Future Now Symposium: The Future of Art and Culture in Curating and Talent Development

Future Now: The Aesthetica Art Prize Symposium is an opportunity for artists and those working in the creative sector to network, discuss best practice and build new collaborations. On Day Two of the event, sessions include the Future of Art and Culture, Talent Development, and Funding and Commissions.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

As Photo London brings together artists, galleries, curators and collectors at its annual fair at Somerset House, we take a look at the abundant photography exhibitions being held across the UK capital this weekend. Explore something new in our 5 To See.

Free Range 2016: Graduate Art and Design Shows, The Old Truman Brewery, London

Free Range 2016: Graduate Art and Design Shows, The Old Truman Brewery, London

Now in its 16th year, Free Range returns to the Old Truman Brewery to showcase the breadth of work being produced by the UK’s emerging creatives – both to the public and to the creative industries.

Photo London 2016, Somerset House, London

Photo London 2016, Somerset House, London

From the 19-22 May, Photo London will be celebrating the ever popular medium of photography across the capital by bringing some of the world’s leading practitioners, curators, exhibitors and dealers together with the public.

Interview with Symposium Speaker Agnieszka Prendota, Creative Director, Arusha Gallery

Interview with Symposium Speaker Agnieszka Prendota, Creative Director, Arusha Gallery

Agnieszka Prendota, Creative Director at Arusha Gallery is a speaker at Future Now: The Aesthetica Art Prize Symposium 2016, running 26-27 May at York St John University. Prendota’s talk The Symbiotic Relationship Between Public and Private Galleries, takes the form of a panel discussion and will explore the relationship between public and private galleries.

Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition Talk: Bridging the Real and Virtual Spheres

Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition Talk: Bridging the Real and Virtual Spheres

The fifth talk in the series takes place at the Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition, York St Mary’s, on Thursday 12 May at 12.30pm. This talk, Bridging the Real and Virtual Spheres, is led by Sarah Brown, Curator of Exhibitions at Leeds Art Gallery.

The Soul and Grit of Paris: Henri Cartier-Bresson at The Sainsbury Centre, Norwich

The Soul and Grit of Paris: Henri Cartier-Bresson at The Sainsbury Centre, Norwich

The Sainsbury Centre for the Arts features new prints of Henri Cartier-Bresson’s photographs of Paris in the 1950s and 1960s.

Art16, Olympia London

Art16, Olympia London

Held at Olympia London from 20-22 May, Art16 will present a total of 1000 pieces from locations such as Senegal, South Korea, Cuba and the Czech Republic. This year’s instalment is set to bring together buyers, gallerists and enthusiasts.

Interview with Ellie Davies, Aesthetica Art Prize Shortlisted Artist

Interview with Ellie Davies, Aesthetica Art Prize Shortlisted Artist

Ellie Davies is one of the shortlisted artists in this year’s Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition, showing at York St Mary’s until 29 May. The artist’s photographic work Stars considers the fragility of our relationship with the natural world.

Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition Talk: Navigating the Contemporary Art Exhibition

Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition Talk: Navigating the Contemporary Art Exhibition

The fourth talk in the series at the Aesthetics Art Prize Exhibition is Navigating the Contemporary Art Exhibition with Dr Sam Lackey, Curator at The Hepworth Wakefield. Lackey will lead an engaging tour around this year’s Art Prize selection, identifying the various themes and techniques utilised in the 2016 shortlisted works.

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.

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