New Aesthetics

New Aesthetics

Polka Galerie’s retrospective of Joel Meyerowitz concentrates on street photography in New York City, and the embrace of landscape and light.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

The exhibitions in this week’s 5 To See reimagine everyday concepts; the artists provide audiences with fresh encounters of the ordinary.

Temporal Landscapes

Temporal Landscapes

Concerns with time, space, history and landscape inform the practice of British artist Darren Almond, exploring how these different dimensions intersect.

Meditative Processes

Meditative Processes

New York-based Chinese photographer Shen Wei sets out on a journey across continents for Between Blossoms at Flowers Gallery, New York.

A’ Design Award: Promotion and Recognition

A’ Design Award: Promotion and Recognition

A’ Design Competition was established to recognise the best design works internationally. Entries are open until 28 February.

Contemporary Categorisation

Contemporary Categorisation

Photography, objects and antiques come together for the National Gallery of Victoria’s encyclopaedic display Patrick Pound: The Great Exhibition.

Metropolitan Harmony

Metropolitan Harmony

A focus on the hidden dimensions of metropolitan life characterises Brian Pearson’s new photographic series at Robin Rice Gallery, New York.

Archaic Resonance

Archaic Resonance

Ruya Foundation’s exhibition at the 57th Venice Biennale displays the work of contemporary Iraqi artists in dialogue with ancient artefacts.

Reflective Structures

Reflective Structures

For his first solo show since 2010, and the first in the new space at Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, James Casebere returns to exploring interior spaces.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

This week’s 5 to see reflects on the quotidian, such as Agnieszka Polska’s reinvention of average objects to muse on the linear nature of time.

Dystopian Perspectives

Dystopian Perspectives

For Watched! – Surveillance Art and Photography, C/O Berlin and the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation address the culture of surveillance.

Hull UK City of Culture 2017

Hull UK City of Culture 2017

Hull UK City of Culture 2017 recently launched, kick-starting a 365 day programme of cultural events and creativity inspired by the area.

Visionary Collaborations

Visionary Collaborations

Jeu de Paume joins forces with the Centre Pompidou for a retrospective of Eli Lotar, which draws upon the Centre’s photographic archives.

Historical Transformations

Historical Transformations

Mahmoud Bakhshi centres on the infamous Cinema Rex fire in Abadan, South Iran, as the focus of a new immersive installation.

Art Rotterdam 2017

Art Rotterdam 2017

The Van Nelle Fabriek factory will play host to the eighteenth edition of Art Rotterdam, returning this February for a celebration of the industry.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

This week’s 5 To See reflects on the everyday experiences, from a consideration of migration, to an examination of rapidly increasing capitals.

Digitalised Constructivism

Digitalised Constructivism

Thomas Dane gallery, London, hosts Kasten’s first solo, UK-based exhibition, introducing the medium of moving image for the first time.

Contemporary Authenticity

Contemporary Authenticity

In a world dominated by digital technologies, the authenticity of Jeff Cowen’s (b.1966) work has a distinctive appeal.

Negative Space

Negative Space

Through film and sculpture, with a particular emphasis on sound, Oliver Beer considers the physical properties and emotional values of objects.

Aesthetica Issue 75 Available Now

Aesthetica Issue 75 Available Now

The February / March edition of Aesthetica Magazine focuses on the beauty of pausing for a while in response to contemporary existence.

Conceptual Values

Conceptual Values

Strata – the title of Amie Siegel’s newest exhibition at South London Gallery – denotes a series of layers which are embedded within moving-images.

Archival Interrogation

Archival Interrogation

An investigation into the relationship between narrative and imagery characterises the work of American artist Lisa Oppenheim.

PHOTOFAIRS: Digital Horizons

PHOTOFAIRS: Digital Horizons

Lauren Marsolier’s images alleviate the world of specific details and are displayed at PHOTOFAIRS San Francisco, courtesy of Robert Koch Gallery.

The Legacy of Science Fiction

The Legacy of Science Fiction

A festival-style exhibition delves into the storytelling roots of science fiction, a genre which has captures imaginations around the world for decades.

Sternfeld’s America

Sternfeld’s America

For the American Prospects series, Joel Sternfeld traverses the US in order to capture the essential character of the country.

Roger Mayne: Youthful Nuances

Roger Mayne: Youthful Nuances

The Photographers’ Gallery, London, hosts the first major exhibition (since 1999) of Roger Mayne, including the notorious 1960s snapshots of London.

India Art Fair 2017

India Art Fair 2017

India Art Fair is South Asia’s principal showcase of contemporary art and a gateway to the region’s cultural produce returning to New Delhi from 2-5 February.

Contemporary Self-Expression

Contemporary Self-Expression

From Selfie to Self-Expression is the world’s first exhibition documenting the history of the selfie, exploring its roots and cultural relevance.

Shore’s Singular Vision

Shore’s Singular Vision

An uncompromising pursuit of photography’s possibilities has guided Stephen Shore’s career, from the prints he made as a teenager to his recent practice.

Digital Personalities

Digital Personalities

After Us, from the K11 Art Foundation, and the New Museum, examines the possibilities that alternative digital personalities facilitate.

Tactile Photography

Tactile Photography

Daisuke Yokota embarks upon investigations into the tactile aspects of photography, seeking to provide new perspectives on the medium.

Responses to Globalisation

Responses to Globalisation

Japanese artist Tamao Narukawa takes a poetic approach, using metaphors and parables, creating a juxtaposition of humour and seriousness.

5 To See

5 To See

The exhibitions in this week’s 5 To See combine mediums to create intense multidisciplinary compositions which muse on contemporary events.

Contemporary Riot Grrrls

Contemporary Riot Grrrls

Riot Grrrls celebrates a plethora of loud and adventurous paintings by female artists. The exhibition responds to the sexism that pervades the creative world.

The Power of Cover Art

The Power of Cover Art

With renowned album art from bands such as The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, Pink Floyd and David Bowie, the power of cover art is something to be marvelled at.

Kasten: Spatial Materiality

Barbara Kasten’s restless innovation and unique artistic vision comes to the fore of Intervals, an exhibition that encompasses both historic and recent work.

Conflict and Regeneration

Conflict and Regeneration

FORMAT17 is centred around the concept of habitat, with work by more than 200 international artists who document the world around them.

Tate: David Hockney

Tate: David Hockney

Widely regarded as one of the most recognised artists of our time, David Hockney’s continuing cultural relevance is shown in an retrospective opening at Tate.

London Art Fair 2017

London Art Fair 2017

The London Art Fair returns this January for its 29th edition. The UK’s premiere festival for contemporary art showcases the best in contemporary practice.

5 To See This Weekened

5 To See This Weekened

This week’s 5-to-see has an inherent interest in juxtaposition, in the contrasts founds between past and present, the real and the fictional.