Hyper-real Perspectives

Kate Ballis’s Infra Realism sits in the mysterious realm between reality and the surreal. Residing in a lucid dreamscape, it is familiar yet subversive.

Charting Photo-Modernism

E.O. Hoppé’s provides meditations on shifting ideals, revelling in the structural complexity and cultural acceleration that was unravelling in Germany.

5 To See: This Weekend

This week’s 5 To See for 28-31 July, provides insight into the spectrum of transitions occurring across the globe.

Intimate Perspective

Aesthetica presents a list of emerging artists who utilise photography as a medium through which to highlight the transient intimacy of human nature.

Symbiotic Landscapes

Maik Lipp takes a clean, graphic approach to modern metropolis. Mixed Minimal isolates the beauty of lone architectural elements.

Energetic Arrangement

The French Lesson showcases one of Paul et Martin’s most notable collaborations, a creatively led video achieved through a summery, geometric aesthetic.

Aesthetica Issue 78

In this era of accelerating post-truth and digital manipulation, where fact converges with fiction, we must ask ourselves – what is going on?

Redefined Possibilities

In an era of post-truth, Unseen Amsterdam explores distorted perceptions, reliability and control through an exciting showcase of contemporary photography.

Investigative Expression

Barbican, London and The Trampery have launched alt.barbican, an initiative featuring practitioners who challenge the boundaries of art and technology.

Imaginative Consideration

Andres Serrano’s practice is aligned with baroque painters, translating portraiture dripping with conceptual depth and social consideration into the 21st century.

Pioneering Equality

Brooklyn Museum examines the cultural and aesthetic priorities of black women during the emergence of second-wave feminism in America.

Fluctuating Ideals

If art represents the transitions within culture, what are we learning about systematically labelling bodies?

International Showcase

Aesthetica Art Prize shortlisted artist Alinka Echeverría has been selected for the 2017 Foam Talent Call, an internationally renowned platform.

AAP: Contemporary Curating

Jennifer Alexander, Curator of Art at York Art Gallery, sheds light on exhibition practices and curating for the 21st century audience.

Dynamic Gradations

“Love happens here” is a phrase found across London this month. The Photographers’ Gallery who show their solidarity with an offsite exhibition.

5 To See: This Weekend

22-23 July. Offering a global perspective on digital and societal changes, these exhibitions document the pivotal transitions of an era.

Visualising Unrest

The 1980s were a turbulent time in Britain; this decade is the focus of The Place is Here, an exhibition set between the South London Gallery and MIMA.

Documenting History

Kurt Tong’s (b. 1977) current exhibition The Queen, The Chairman and I, reflects upon the self as an amalgamation of disparate parts.

Capturing Intimacy

American photographer Emma Elizabeth Tillman (b. 1986) evokes everyday nuances in her debut series Disco Ball Soul (2017).

Excavating Identities

White Cube’s latest exhibition reveals how there is a vast and raging female presence amongst those associated with the surrealist movement.