The February / March Issue

Issue 87, Idea Generation, takes stock of what’s to come in the future of art, design, architecture and photography. Find out more about the issue.

Physical Encounters

Through changing environments, Bethany Murray’s photographic compositions explore the female body and its larger place in constructing identity.

Desolate Environments

Perfect Darkness is series by Henri Prestes, shot in secluded and isolated villages, highlighting moments of melancholy.

Rhythms from the City

Eamonn Doyle has quickly moved from DJ to street photographer, documenting Dublin’s inhabitants through an anonymous, isolated lens.

Sculptural Arrangements

William Bunce is a still-life photographer and director working across editorial and advertising and experiments with narrative and visual cohesion.

Drifting Through Time

New York-based May Parlar is a photography and video artist creating visual narratives that centre around the notion of belonging and identity.

Delicate Observation

Matias Alonso Revelli’s works are awash with blues and oranges whilst experimenting with pixellation, moving the viewer into hallucinatory states.

Balanced Perspective

François Aubret’s practice revolves around a series of clean, colourful works that document the hidden geometries of urban civilisation

Frozen Landforms

Winter is a photographic series by German artist Uwe Langmann that depicts sweeping topographies blanketed by clean, white expanses of snow.

The Human Form

Notions of identity, sexuality, voyeurism and performance are examined in The Body Observed, an exhibition from Magnum Photos.

Seaside Culture

Martin Parr’s Beach Therapy, a new publication from Damiani, presents an optimistic, communal portrait of human experience and leisure time.

10 to See: Photo Festivals 2019

Aesthetica’s selection of international photography festivals to watch looks to the future, celebrating new media and fresh talent.

Dining Iconography

Photographs from across artistic and commercial practices question our diets as a hinge-point for expressing identity, personal beliefs and status.

Fragile Geography

Helene Schmitz is one of Sweden’s most acknowledged photographers, focusing on humanity’s complicated relationship to nature.

Revered Construction

Jan Prengel conveys the silent beauty of structures through minimalist perspectives, deeply influenced by the sprawling growth of urban European cities.

Debate. Discuss. Connect.

Aesthetica’s Future Now Symposium brings together institutions, galleries and publications to creatively engage with 21st century questions.

5 to See: This Weekend

Aesthetica selects five photography and video shows across the UK, France and US, looking to experiences of migration and disconnection.

Celebrating Bauhaus

To mark the Bauhaus centenary, Aesthetica selects ten exhibitions, publications and products recognising its enduring legacy.

Surprising Detail

Still life is a genre steeped in art historical significance. 21st century Dutch photographers reinvent these themes for the digital age.

Documentary Vision

Asking the question: “How did we get to be the way we are?”, MCA Australia brings together seven decades of work by David Goldblatt.