Scotland + Venice 2013

Scotland + Venice will present a showcase curated and organised by The Common Guild. The exhibition will feature new work by artists Hayley Tompkins, Duncan Campbell and Corin Sworn.

Metropolis: Reflections on the Modern City, Birmingham

Collating a significant collection of international contemporary Art, Metropolis: Reflections on the Modern City opens this week at Gas Hall, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery.

Louis Vuitton Unveils Stéphane Couturier’s First Solo Exhibition: Mutation in Hong Kong

Louis Vuitton unveiled today Stéphane Couturier’s first solo exhibition in Hong Kong: Mutation at Espace Louis Vuitton Hong Kong opening to the public tomorrow, Thursday 21 March.

David Bowie Is, V&A, London

David Bowie is back at the centre of the public’s consciousness. To celebrate his birthday, Bowie released a surprise single, Where Are We Now?, with the announcement of an album, The Next Day.

Mike Brodie: A Period of Juvenile Prosperity, California, New York

For the first time in six years, Mike Brodie exhibits a show of new colour images at M+B, Los Angeles. Running from 16 March, A Period of Juvenile Prosperity is a presentation of 30 images.

Contemporary Key, London

Contemporary Key is a contemporary art tour company that puts significant emphasis on the joy of learning about art. At the start of each monthly tour, the group meets for a coffee and chat.

Michael Eastman: Havana at Michael Hoppen Gallery, London

A photograph shows a tea green room with decorated marble flooring. The back wall is half-covered with jade wood panelling, and against it sit seven wood-backed, red-cushioned seats.

The Armory Show, New York

This year’s Armory Show marked 100 years since its first edition in 1913 – one of the single most important events in contemporary art that had featured art by Duchamp, Picasso, and Brancusi and revealed the European avant-garde to U.S.

Aesthetica Art Prize Winners Revealed & Exhibition Open

Winners of the Aesthetica Art Prize were announced last night at the preview of the Art Prize Exhibition. Damien O’Mara was awarded the Main Prize and Poppy Whatmore collected the Student Prize.

Interview with Moving Image Artist, Sam Curtis

Aesthetica interviews Sam Curtis, who will be presenting work at the Moving Image Contemporary Video Art Fair. He is also due to take part in FORMAT International Photography Festival in March.

Landmark: the Fields of Photography, London

Landmark: The Fields of Photography, is set to be a sweeping overview of the genre of 21st Century Landscape photography. This showcase will be Positive View Foundation’s next major exhibition.

Erwin Olaf: Berlin, London

Berlin is a significant departure from Erwin Olaf’s previous work. The photographer set and filmed this collection on location in six different historical spaces in the grand city of Amsterdam.

Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2013, TPG, London

The Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2013’s four shortlisted artists are Mishka Henner, Chris Killip, Cristina De Middel and the artist duo Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin.

Aesthetica Art Prize Interview with Daniel Shiel

We speak to longlisted artist Daniel Shiel, who uses digital photographic collage work to explore the textures and patterns in everyday objects. His entered works are named Blue and Malakoff.

Interview: Richard T. Walker

Aesthetica speaks to the video-artist, photographer, sculptor and musician, Richard T. Walker about his first survey exhibition in the UK. Taking place at Carroll/Fletcher until 13 April.

Art 13, London

London’s new global art fair, Art13, opens this week. 70 percent of participating artists will be attending a fair in London for the first time and 50 percent of works will be produced by non-western artists.

Linder: Femme/Objet, Paris

Four decades worth of punk feminist work are presented in Linder Sterling’s Paris retrospective. Photography, collage, music and video works have been assembled under the title Femme/Objet.

Taryn Simon: The Pictures Collection at Gagosian Gallery, London

Taryn Simon’s latest project, The Pictures Collection, has recently opened at Gagosian. The crux of her practice is in the research and data gathering that goes on behind the scenes in her photographs.

FORMAT International Photography Festival, Derby

Opening 8 March and running until 7 April, Derby plays host to the FORMAT International Photography Festival. Now in its 6th edition, FORMAT embarks on its biggest event yet.

Donald Weber, Interrogations, White Cloth Gallery, Leeds

The UK premiere of Donald Weber’s Interrogations arrives at White Cloth Gallery, Leeds this week. This stark series, explores the violence, fear, and power in Post-Soviet Ukraine and Russia.