5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

This week’s offering promises new perspectives on people, places and things. In Paris, Shen Yuan examines social phenomena in a different light, and in Beijing, Matjaž Tančič showcases a series of 3D portraits from North Korea at Pékin Fine Arts.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

We explore how the past continues to shape and influence the present with a line-up of exhibitions featuring influential work by Sammy Slabbinck, Yoko Ono, Helmut Newton and others.

Michael Wolf, Informal Arrangements, Flowers Gallery, London

Michael Wolf, Informal Arrangements, Flowers Gallery

Photographer Michael Wolf’s latest presentation, Informal Arrangements at Flowers Gallery, London, juxtaposes Hong Kong’s industrial façades with views from within its hidden network of alleys.

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Saul Leiter, A Retrospective, The Photographers' Gallery, London

Saul Leiter, A Retrospective, The Photographers' Gallery

The Photographers’ Gallery presents a retrospective of Saul Leiter’s prolific career. Featuring a carefully curated plethora of over 100 photographs, sketchbooks and ephemera, the show is a suitable celebration for a trailblazer of modern photography.

Art Basel Miami Beach 2015

Art Basel Miami Beach 2015

Art Basel heads to the U.S. for its highly popular Miami Beach event, bringing together a total of 267 leading galleries from North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa.

Sculpting Inspiration

Sculpting Inspiration

Nathan Seabrook’s work alternates between social documentary of California residents and depictions of individuals in light-suffused interiors.

Perfect Ambiguity

Perfect Ambiguity

Berlin-based Swedish photographer Emma Hartvig orchestrates carefully arranged and staged scenarios, exploring fragmented narratives.

Bauhaus Redesigned

Bauhaus Redesigned

A survey at the Vitra Design Museum rethinks the iconic Bauhaus School, examining the influence of the past on contemporary design practice.

Historic  Influence

Historic Influence

Theatre, cinema, painting and photography coalesce in French photographer Nicolas Dhervillers’ Hommages series.

Challenging Categorisation

Challenging Categorisation

Having graduated just nine years ago, Dutch designer Iris van Herpen has already achieved the seemingly impossible when it comes to 3D printing.

Tangible Atmosphere

Tangible Atmosphere

Reality machines explores Olafur Eliasson’s career, offering a unique look at an artist who uses nature as a material to create experiences.

Symbiotic Landscape

Symbiotic Landscape

For architect Tom Kundig, design practice is an encounter with context, materials and nature, where structures become a part of their environment.

Chance Encounters

Chance Encounters

Auto-portraiture forms the basis of Kourtney Roy’s exploration of the self, reality, memory and dreams – creating the illusion of a fixed point in time.

Arctic Mythology

Arctic Mythology

Siberia-born Evgenia Arbugaeva explores the Arctic landscapes of her childhood in her most recent photographic series, Weather Man.

Intuitive Symbolism

Intuitive Symbolism

Maia Flore weaves her way through metaphorical landscapes in the series Situations, as an apparition in red

Impromptu Documentary

Impromptu Documentary

The primary objective of photographer Ari Gabel is to document the vanishing faces and stories of anonymous individuals across America.

In Conversation with Photographer David Hurn: The 60s, Magnum Photos, London

Interview with Photographer David Hurn, Magnum Photos

Magnum Print Room’s current show on iconic photographer David Hurn focuses on his work from the 1960s. The exhibition will reflect the range of Hurn’s diverse output in just one decade.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

Takashi Hamaguchi’s Dissidents reveals the neglected aesthetic dimension of photojournalism and Agnieszka Kurant’s short film Cutaways bridges conceptual art and real-world issues, proving that the two are not so far removed after all.

Bruno Boudjelal, Frantz Fanon, Autograph ABP, London

Bruno Boudjelal, Frantz Fanon, Autograph ABP

French photographer Bruno Boudjelal explores the intricate links between personal identity, national identity and cultural memory. In his latest series, Boudjelal reflects upon the life of Martinique born French-Algerian philosopher, Frantz Fanon.

Hannah Starkey, Maureen Paley, London

Hannah Starkey, Maureen Paley, London

Practising within the realm of photographic portraiture and the representation of women for over 20 years, Hannah Starkey’s recent work focuses on the individual positioned within the urban environment.

SCOPE Miami Beach 2015

SCOPE Miami Beach 2015

Attracting over 45,000 visitors each year, SCOPE Miami caters for seasoned tastemakers looking for the latest innovations in contemporary art. This year’s 15th anniversary edition will welcome 120 exhibitors from 22 countries and 57 cities.

Review of Moises Saman: Discordia at The Arts Club, London

Review of Moises Saman: Discordia at The Arts Club

Since 2011, Moises Saman has been chronicling revolutionary upheavals in the Middle East in a photographic series entitled Discordia: The Arab Spring, now on show at The Arts Club, London.

Interview with Photographer Adel Quraishi, The Guardians, Leighton House Museum

Adel Quraishi, The Guardians, Leighton House Museum

We interview photographer Adel Quraishi about his portraits of the eight remaining Guardians of the Prophet’s Mosque in Medina, on show at Leighton House Museum, London until 29 November.

Review: William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize, Monash Gallery of Art, Victoria

Review: William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize, Monash Art Gallery, Victoria

Established in 2006 to promote excellence in photography, the annual William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize has become Australia’s most coveted photography prize.

Anne Collier, Art Gallery of Ontario, Canada

Anne Collier, Art Gallery of Ontario

This solo exhibition of 40 large scale works by acclaimed photographer, Anne Collier, questions how photography and media images seduce us and therefore affect our perception.

Syd Shelton, Rock Against Racism, Autograph ABP, London

Syd Shelton, Rock Against Racism, Autograph ABP, London

From 1976 – 1981 a movement organised by musicians and political activists, Rock Against Racism, set about fighting racism through music – initiating performances from reggae and punk artists under the slogan Love Music, Hate Racism.

fotofever paris

fotofever paris

On 13 November the Carrousel du Louvre will welcome the fourth edition of fotofever paris, a dynamic meeting-point for today’s contemporary photography scene. Founded in 2011, fotofever brings artists and collectors together.

Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige: I must first apologise... at HOME, Manchester

Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige at HOME, Manchester

Beirut-based visual artists Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige map out a genealogy of e-mail scams through film and installation in the latest exhibition taking place at Manchester’s HOME.

Foire International d’Art Contemporaine, Paris

Foire International d’Art Contemporaine, Paris

The 42nd Foire International d’Art Contemporaine (FIAC) opens its doors to visitors in Paris this October. Unveiling a fresh, new programme for 2015 at its preview yesterday, the fair is now open to the public until the end of the week.

Review of Frieze London 2015

Review: Frieze London 2015

The multi-sensory and new unfolded over four days in Regent’s Park during Frieze Art Fair. Now in its 13th year, the fair has evolved with its expansion, integrating innovation as it progresses with its prizes, programming, and projects.

Candida Höfer, Memory, Ben Brown Fine Arts, London

Candida Höfer, Memory, Ben Brown Fine Arts, London

Ben Brown Fine Arts, London, shows the critically acclaimed exhibition, Memory, from Candida Höfer’s (b.1944) latest series. Previously at the Russian State Hermitage Museum, Memory is available to view until 27 November.

Bill Viola, Moving Stillness (Mt. Rainier), Blain|Southern, London

Bill Viola, Blain|Southern, London

Blain|Southern offers viewers the opportunity to see rarely exhibited work by leading video artist Bill Viola. The show focuses on the artist’s stand-alone piece, Moving Stillness (Mt. Rainier)

Next Generation 2015 Interview: Liz Orton

We interview London-based photographer and London College of Communication alumnus Liz Orton as part of our Next Generation series on promising young photographic talent.

Interview with Marisa J. Futernick, RA Editions at Multiplied Art Fair, Christie's, London

Interview: Marisa J. Futernick, Multiplied Art Fair

We interview Marisa J. Futernick, an American artist based in London who features in Multiplied Art Fair’s Editions Portfolio at Christie’s from 16-18 October.

Next Generation 2015 Interview: Yukihito Kono

We interview Japan-based photographer and London College of Communication alumnus Yukihito Kono as part of our Next Generation series on promising young photographic talent.

Carmignac Photojournalism Award: A Retrospective, Saatchi Gallery, London

Carmignac Photojournalism Award: A Retrospective, Saatchi Gallery

Coinciding with its sixth award ceremony, the Fondation Carmignac will be exhibiting works from all years of the Carmignac Photojournalism Award at the Saatchi Gallery in London from 18 November – 13 December.

A Survey of Photography: Aesthetica at Frieze London

This year at Frieze London there is an opportunity to hear directly from the Editor of Aesthetica Magazine, Cherie Federico, and artist Marcus Lyon who will discuss the changing face of photography in the digital world.

Aesthetica Magazine Booth at Frieze Masters 2015 and Talk at Frieze London

Aesthetica Magazine Booth: Frieze Masters 2015

Aesthetica has its own booth at Frieze Masters, London, which will run from the fair’s preview opening on 13 October until 18 October. Drop by to discover more about the magazine. BAFTA Accr

Next Generation Interview: Photographer Becca Sidhu

We interview London-based photographer and London College of Communication alumnus Becca Sidhu as part of our Next Generation series on promising young photographic talent.