Interview with Aparajita Jain, Founder of Saat Saath Arts Foundation

Interview with Aparajita Jain, Founder of Saat Saath Arts Foundation

Within India there is very little or no government support for the arts, but within the country there are a number of highly passionate individuals who are taking it upon themselves to fill the country’s arts funding gap. Seeing it as a vital part of her nation’s development, after two decades working with emerging contemporary Indian artists, curators and collectors, in 2010, Aparajita Jain founded the Saat Saath Arts Foundation (SSAF).

Interview with Guillaume Piens, Director, Art Paris Art Fair

Interview with Guillaume Piens, Fair Director, Art Paris

The 2016 edition of Art Paris Art Fair brings together 143 galleries from 22 countries. We speak to Fair Director, Guillaume Piens, about this year’s line-up of key events and the fair’s virtual tour.

Re-thinking Home Decor: A Review of Sasha Galitzine and Olga Mackenzie's Playroom

The best pieces in Playroom are those that manage to poke fun at the idea of having a function to them, that joyfully play at having a raison d’être. They visibly pretend to be serious, which in turn becomes satirical of the forces that ask them to be serious in the first place, yet remain full of fun.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: Jasmine Targett, Longlisted Artist 2015

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: Jasmine Targett, Longlisted Artist

At night, when looking through her telescope, Jasmine Targett often wonders if there could be another person looking back at her. Targett’s work was longlisted in the Aesthetica Art Prize 2015.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

Following this week’s International Women’s Day celebrations on 8 March, our 5 To See focuses on the work of female artists around the world. We highlight a series of group and solo exhibitions that consider the cultural achievements of women.

Preview: Basilico Before Basilico

In the summer of 1970, a young Gabriele Basilico – “before he was Basilico”, set out from his parent’s house in Caorle on the Venetian Riviera for Kabul. Little did he know he would become a genius for freezing moments of haunting beauty in the unlikeliest places.

Aesthetica Art Prize 2016: Call For Entries

Aesthetica Art Prize: Call For Entries

From her background in Landscape architecture, Sanitas Pradittasnee been interested in sculptural space and how involves human interaction. Her work Khao Mo Siam Square (Mythical Escapsim), longlisted in 2015, explores the philosophy of “the impermanence of objects” and the form of nothingness.

Women in Photography Panel at The Photography Show 2016, Birmingham

Women in Photography Panel at The Photography Show 2016, Birmingham

The Women in Photography panel at The Photography Show 2016 will bring together Max Houghton, Marcia Michel, Vicki Churchill and Juno Calypso in a discussion about the industry.

Interview with International Artist Karen Thomas

Karen Thomas (b.1963) is acclaimed world-wide for her pop-culture figures and loosely dynamic painting style. We speak with the painter about her distinguishable style and recent projects.

Interview with Maroesjka Lavigne, Land of Nothingness, Robert Mann Gallery

Interview with Maroesjka Lavigne, Land of Nothingness

Photographer Maroesjka Lavigne’s latest exhibition Land of Nothingness is currently on view at Robert Mann Gallery, New York. Lavigne’s second show with the gallery invites viewers to step into the unforgiving landscape of Namibia.

Fox Talbot: Dawn of the Photograph, Science Museum

Fox Talbot: Dawn of the Photograph

Presenting the dawn of photography in Britain within its industrial and social context, and revealing the extent and impact of William Henry Fox Talbot’s pioneering experiments with the form, London’s Science Museum presents a major new exhibition on the rise of a medium that changed the way people saw themselves and the world.

Exhibition Review of The Earth Is Our Radio, KARST

Exhibition Review of The Earth Is Our Radio, KARST

KARST’s white gallery warehouse is preoccupied by surfaces in its latest seven person show. The Earth is Our Radio draws on all manner of barriers, boards and blockades, with tell-tale markings of run down urban environments and revalued economics.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

Journeys to new places are a common theme in this week’s 5 To See. Matthew Barney details the journey of author Norman Mailer’s spirit through the Egyptian afterlife, and Nico Vascellai links two of earth’s most mysterious chasms.

Interview with Brittany Nelson, Exhibiting with Morgan Lehman Gallery at VOLTA NY

Brittany Nelson’s medium of choice is the tintype, a unique direct-positive exposure used for portrait photography. Tintype in the 1850’s was the foremost technological advancement in photography, and Nelson adds a further dimension to this process, combining it with 21st century practices and bringing it into the purely material realm.

The 2016 Sony World Photography Awards, Shortlist Announced

The 2016 Sony World Photography Awards, Shortlist Announced

The Sony World Photography Awards announces the shortlists for its Professional, Open and Youth competitions, featuring over 270 creatives from 60 countries, including 21 British photographers.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries 2016: Photographer Mansoureh Pakzad

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries 2016: Photographer Mansoureh Pakzad

The Aesthetica Art Prize is a celebration of art from across the globe, and is now open for entries: we explore the work of Aesthetica Art Prize 2015 Longlisted photographer Mansoureh Pakzad.

Philippe Halsman: Astonish Me! Kunsthal Rotterdam

Philippe Halsman: Astonish Me! Kunsthal Rotterdam

Kunsthal Rotterdam’s exhibition Astonish Me!, is a collaboration with Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne, and includes more than 300 never-before exhibited works, including prints and photomontages.

Emotional Supply Chains, Zabludowicz Collection

Emotional Supply Chains, Zabludowicz Collection

Emotional Supply Chains addresses the construction of individual identity in the digital age, with a selection of works that have all been drawn from the Zabludowicz Collection and produced since the year 2000. Including six new commissions, the show features 16 leading international artists.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

In the USA, ultra-technologist collective teamLab explores the potential of digital art to nurture creativity and curiosity, and Galerie Lelong celebrates Ana Mendieta’s lifetime of filmmaking in a showcase of recently discovered works.

Roman Vishniac Rediscovered, The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco

Roman Vishniac Rediscovered, Contemporary Jewish Museum

The Contemporary Jewish Museum’s exhibition Roman Vishniac Rediscovered, reveals the full range of Vishniac’s radically diverse body of work, much of it only recently discovered.

Saul Leiter: Retrospective, The Photographers’ Gallery, London

Saul Leiter: Retrospective, The Photographers’ Gallery

In over 100 photographs, sketchbooks and ephemera, this exhibition explores the motivation behind Saul Leiter’s work and is the artist’s first major show in a British public gallery.

Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Call for Entries

Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Call for Entries

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 is currently open for entries, presenting an opportunity for budding and established artists to showcase their work to a wider audience. The Aesthetica Art Prize holds talent development at its core, and awards two winners, one for the Main Prize and one for the Student Prize, a number of prizes that will support their future projects.

Interview with Tim Jefferies on Hiro at Hamiltons Gallery, London

Interview: Tim Jefferies on Hiro at Hamiltons Gallery

For the first time in over 20 years, Hamiltons Gallery, London, is presenting the work of esteemed photographer Hiro. This retrospective is just a small selection from his diverse and dynamic ouevre.

Interview with Sarah Smith, Longlisted Artist, Aesthetica Art Prize 2015

Interview with Sarah Smith, Artist, Aesthetica Art Prize

Sarah Smith’s As the Crow Flies was longlisted for the Aesthetica Art Prize in 2015. Her photography concerns itself with the continuous search for something that is elusive and unattainable.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

Our 5 To See begins in Paris with a showcase of Fernell Franco’s personal work from Cali and continues with a photographic theme with a selection Horst P. Horst’s imagery from his time at Vogue, alongside lesser-known pieces.

Joachim Koester, The Other Side of the Sky, Turner Contemporary, Margate

Joachim Koester, The Other Side of the Sky, Turner Contemporary

Turner Contemporary launches its 2016 season with a show by Joachim Koester. This display offers a unique opportunity to see JMW Turner’s watercolours juxtaposed with Koester’s films.

Interview with Curator Shaune Lakin, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

Interview: Shaune Lakin, National Gallery of Australia

The world is beautiful explores the NGA’s diverse photography collection, including work by Diane Arbus, Bill Henson and Cindy Sherman. We interview Shaune Lakin, Senior Curator of Photography.

Aesthetica Art Prize Selected Artists Announced for the 2016 Exhibition and Book

Aesthetica Art Prize Selected Artists Announced for 2016

The Aesthetica Art Prize shortlist and longlist have been announced, featuring 100 contemporary artists from around the world. The shortlist includes 10 artists whose work will be exhibited in York from 14 April to 29 May at York St Mary’s.

Hiroshi Sugimoto, Sea of Buddha, Pace Gallery, New York

Hiroshi Sugimoto, Sea of Buddha, Pace Gallery

Sea of Buddha, conceived in 1988 and first realised in 1995, explores Hiroshi Sugimoto’s interest in light, history and time. Pace Gallery will present a selection of 36 images from the series.

Crafting Universality

Crafting Universality

Californian Amy Harrity’s subjects are rendered universal by their relative anonymity, frozen in the most human of moments and postures.

Dismantling Documentary

Dismantling Documentary

An exhibition of women photographers from Iran and the Arab world offers insight into the complex identities of a region that is often misunderstood.

Covert Presence

Covert Presence

Michigan-born Eric Ogden draws inspiration from the landscape and inhabitants of his native Midwest, looking for unexpected angles on the familiar.

Rhythmic Articulation

Rhythmic Articulation

Roger Frei operates at the confluence of the public and private realm, capturing the functionalism of vivid, mass-manufactured structures.

Fluid Gestures

Fluid Gestures

Themes of freedom proliferate in Olivia Malone’s projects exploring the transition from the awkwardness of youth to self-assured adulthood.

Modern Elegance

Modern Elegance

Julia Hetta’s imagery provides a glimpse into an alternative world, rich with the romance and quietude associated with classical painting.

Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize 2016

Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize 2016

The shortlist has been announced for the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize 2016. The selected artists, on show at The Photographer’s Gallery in London, are Laura El-Tantawy, Erik Kessels, Trevor Paglen and Tobias Zielony.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

Fondation Henri Cartier Bresson pays homage to Italian photographer Ugo Mulas and Manchester’s Whitworth Art Gallery provides a platform for textile designer Tibor Reich’s pioneering career.

Simon Starling, Nine Feet Later, The Modern Institute, Glasgow

Simon Starling, Nine Feet Later, The Modern Institute

Simon Starling has been revisiting the history of forms and objects for two decades, creating installations, films, photographs and sculptures that unearth connections across space and time.

India Art Fair 2016, New Dehli

India Art Fair, New Dehli

India Art Fair returns to New Delhi from 28-31 January. Founded in 2008, the event is a crucial platform for the visual artists working in the region, and builds bridges between its creative community and a multitude of international markets.

Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Medium, J. Paul Getty Museum & LACMA, LA

Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Medium, Getty Center & LACMA, LA

This major retrospective, presented between the Getty Center and LACMA throughout spring 2016, will explore the work of one of the most significant photographers of the late 20th century.