Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: Ellen Jantzen, Photography

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: Ellen Jantzen, Photography

Ellen Jantzen is interested in states of reality. As her awareness grows of the many scientific theories about multi-universes and space/time paradoxes, she finds reality difficult to depict.

The Other Art Fair Bristol

The Other Art Fair Bristol

One of the UK’s best-loved fair to meet and buy art direct from fresh talent and undiscovered artists, The Other Art Fair (TOAF), returns to Bristol’s waterside Arnolfini this weekend. From 22-24 July.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

As temperatures soar this week, we take a break from the sun with a fresh pick of shows. Our 5 To See draws us into the world of William Eggleston and recollects the importance of The Beat Generation.

Corinne Silva, Garden State: Ffotogallery

Corinne Silva, Garden State: Ffotogallery

Between 2010 and 2013, British photographer Corinne Silva travelled across 22 Israeli settlements between the Mediterranean and the Jordan River to capture private and public gardens.

Edinburgh Art Festival 2016

Edinburgh Art Festival 2016

The UK’s largest annual festival of visual art returns to Edinburgh on 28 July with a dynamic programme of partner exhibitions and pop-up events taking place across the Scottish capital.

Manifesta 11: Helmhaus and Löwenbräukunst

Manifesta 11: Helmhaus and Löwenbräukunst

Löwenbräukunst and Helmhaus are amongst the main exhibition venues at Manifesta 11 2016, including installation, video, sculpture and photography works exploring diverse ideas.

Simon Starling and Graham Eatough, At Twilight, Holmwood House and The Common Guild, Glasgow

Simon Starling and Graham Eatough, At Twilight, Holmwood House and The Common Guild, Glasgow

The Common Guild, Glasgow, announces details of a new performance, entitled At Twilight: A play for two actors, one dancer, eight masks, staged in conjunction with its summer exhibition, At Twilight.

Q+A with Phillip Prodger, Curator of William Eggleston: Portraits, NPG

Q+A with Phillip Prodger, Curator of William Eggleston: Portraits, NPG

National Portrait Gallery launch a major retrospective on William Eggleston. Aesthetica catch up with exhibition curator Phillip Prodger.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: Longlisted Artist, Richard John Seymour

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: Longlisted Artist, Richard John Seymour

Longlisted for the Aesthetica Art Prize, Richard John Seymour’s kaleidoscopic photograph installation China Commodity City depicts the largest wholesale small-commodity market on the planet.

Q+A Julia Fullerton-Batten, The Act

Q+A Julia Fullerton-Batten, The Act

Having been featured in Aesthetica twice, Julia Fullerton-Batten produces striking and alluring compositions. We catch up with the artist to discuss her latest series.

5 To See: Liverpool Biennial

5 To See: Liverpool Biennial

From American ceramist Betty Woodman’s colourful, bright pieces to Mark Leckey’s Dream English Kid, we handpick five shows that reflect the diversity, scope and scale of this year’s Liverpool Biennial.

The Inaugural Magnum and LensCulture Photography Award

The Inaugural Magnum and LensCulture Photography Award

This year the Magnum Photos has teamed up with LensCulture, one of largest destinations for discovering contemporary photography.

Q+A with Naturalist Photographer Danny Sepkowski

Q+A with Naturalist Photographer Danny Sepkowski

Danny Sepkowski provides exciting images of Hawaii’s ocean and waves. We catch up with him to talk through his processes and inspirations.

Martin Parr: Work and Leisure, A Hepworth Wakefield Touring Exhibition

Martin Parr: Work and Leisure, A Hepworth Wakefield Touring Exhibition

The photographs of rural Yorkshire made by Martin Parr now lie at the heart of the Hepworth touring exhibition Martin Parr: Work and Leisure, at Firstsite.

Ellie Davies, Into the Woods, Crane Kalman Gallery

Ellie Davies, Into the Woods, Crane Kalman Gallery

Ellie Davies’s new series, Half Light, comes to Crane Kalman Gallery. Winner of the People’s Choice in the Aesthetica Art Prize, the practitioner responds to elements of the natural landscape.

Nan Goldin: The Ballad of Sexual Dependency, MoMA

Nan Goldin: The Ballad of Sexual Dependency, MoMA

The Ballad of Sexual Dependency reveals Nan Goldin’s most intimate experiences and moments of love and loss, now on show at MoMA, New York.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

With the Wimbledon finals fast approaching and temperatures creeping up, our 5 to See handpicks a series of thought-provoking presentations to ease you into the month of July.

Les Rencontres d’Arles 2016

Les Rencontres d’Arles 2016

Les Rencontres d’Arles begins with a flurry of exhibition previews, special events, talks and workshops, celebrating the opening of its 47th edition across the Southern French city.

Manifesta 11, The European Biennial of Contemporary Art

Manifesta 11, The European Biennial of Contemporary Art

Manifesta’s 11th edition runs until 18 September. The nomadic festival was initiated in response to the new social, political and cultural reality that emerged in the aftermath of the Cold War.

Marcus Harvey: Inselaffe at Jerwood Gallery

Marcus Harvey: Inselaffe at Jerwood Gallery

With a wry sensibility, Leeds-born Marcus Harvey explores what it means to be British, deconstructing identity through a collision of humour and art.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: Interview with Longlisted Artist Nick Dunmur

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: Interview with Longlisted Artist Nick Dunmur

Nick Dunmur’s photography examines broader concepts and themes that involve and engage us all, whether we are aware of them or not. In offering his perspective on those things, he hopes to prompt others to consider their own.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

As June draws to an end and we celebrate the start of July, we explore a selection of shows to brighten your summer. In London, American Painter Alex Katz reflects on the transitory nature of light and Pure Fiction connects literature and art in a presentation of work by authors and artists in Paris.

The Intimate World of Josef Sudek, Jeu de Paume, Paris

The Intimate World of Josef Sudek, Jeu de Paume, Paris

Josef Sudek was the creator of deeply-felt photographs that made use of the everyday sights he encountered in order unearth moments of great beauty and the potential for great destructiveness.

Liverpool Biennial 2016

Liverpool Biennial 2016

This year, the UK’s largest contemporary art festival, Liverpool Biennial, sees 42 artists creating work at locations across the city, from Tate Liverpool to Cains Brewery to local supermarkets.

Q+A with Aesthetica Cover Photographer, Kourtney Roy

Q+A with Aesthetica Cover Photographer, Kourtney Roy

Having featured on the cover of Aesthetica for two issues, we catch up with Kourtney Roy about her most recent photographic series, Northern Noir.

PHotoEspaña 2016, Madrid

PHotoEspaña 2016, Madrid

The 19th International Festival of Photography and Visual Arts PHotoEspaña takes place this summer. Following its opening at the beginning of June, PHotoEspaña continues to host a wealth of exhibitions across the city of Madrid.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

The last weekend in June promises a plethora of diverse shows, harking the continuation of a summer full of innovative and thought-provoking works of art. Featured artists include Mary Heilmann, Thomas Demand and more.

Wolfgang Tillmans, Maureen Paley, London

Wolfgang Tillmans, Maureen Paley, London

Shedding lights on the borders, both visible and invisible, that can define and control us, Wolfgang Tillmans’ exhibition at Maureen Paley in London features new and previously unseen work.

Q+A with Musician and Visual Artist, Mike de Sousa

Q+A with Musician and Visual Artist, Mike de Sousa

Mike de Sousa works with light, sound and words – sometimes in isolation, and often together. Aesthetica caught up with the artist to discuss his creative practice.

Charlotte Colbert: Ordinary Madness, Gazelli Art House

Charlotte Colbert: Ordinary Madness, Gazelli Art House

Charlotte Colbert’s works come to Gazelli Art House, London, this July. Colbert creates visual narratives using the familiar emojis of instant communication.

Q&A with Sally Ann and Emily May Gunawan

Q&A with Sally Ann and Emily May Gunawan

Sisters Sally Ann & Emily May Gunawan have nurtured a love of photography since their youth, which was inspired by the distinctive nature of fashion editorials.

Q+A with Founder of Francesca Maffeo Gallery, Essex

Q+A with Founder of Francesca Maffeo Gallery, Essex

Ahead of its official opening on 18th June, Aesthetica speak to Francesca Genovese about The Francesca Maffeo Gallery in Leigh-on-sea, Essex.

5 To See at Art Basel

5 To See at Art Basel

In our 5 To See this weekend, we focus on Art Basel’s line-up of pioneering shows across a range of sectors: Galleries, Unlimited, Parcours, Film and Feature. Highlights include the revival of Jannis Kounellis’ To Invent on the Spot from the 1970s and the introduction of Alfredo Jaar’s The Gift.

Interview with Artist Lado Pochkhua, VOLTA 12

Interview with Artist Lado Pochkhua, VOLTA 12

Artist Lado Pochkhua takes on post-Soviet identity in his draftsman-quality renderings of Georgian aristocracy. We speak to Pochkhua ahead of VOLTA 12, where is presented by Project ArtBeat.

Art Night, in Collaboration with ICA

Art Night, in Collaboration with ICA

Art Night is a new annual contemporary arts festival that transforms London for one night only, held on 2 July from 5pm, curated by the Institute of Contemporary Arts.

The Photographers Gallery, London: Future Exhibitions

The Photographers Gallery, London: Future Exhibitions

The Photographers Gallery, London, hosts two new exhibitions, featuring work from Punk culture to a retrospective collection of Terence Donovan.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

In our 5 To See this week, we celebrate the beginning of summer with a selection of vibrant shows. Providing viewers with a glimpse into beach-life is Massimo Vitali at Ronchini Gallery, while Jeu de Paume hosts a Josef Sudek retrospective.

Under a Falling Sky, Laura Bartlett Gallery

Under a Falling Sky, Laura Bartlett Gallery

Under a falling sky, a group exhibition by John Divola, Cyprien Gaillard, Beatrice Gibson, Michail Pirgelis and Daniel Turner ran at Laura Bartlett Gallery.

Trevor Paglen Awarded the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize

Trevor Paglen Awarded the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize

Trevor Paglen has been announced as the winner of the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize at a ceremony at The Photographers’ Gallery. Paglen was selected for his exhibition The Octopus at Frankfurter Kunstverein.

Paolo Gioli, Peep-Hole, Milan

Paolo Gioli, Peep-Hole, Milan

Since the 1960s Paolo Gioli has conducted complex research on the genesis of images, the nature of aesthetic experience and visual processes.