Polyethylene Landscapes

Emerging photographer Julian Faulhaber’s series, LDPE, captures brand new public spaces that are untouched by human intervention.

Aesthetica Issue 80 Available Now

The December / January issue is about ideas. The notion that progress is continuous, and that we can change things if we want to, is a powerful statement.

Artificial Constructions

A selection of contemporary Swedish photographers question the nature of images at Moderna Museet, Stockholm.

Historic Celebrations

Scott Nichols Gallery, San Francisco, celebrates its 25th anniversary with a show tracking the institutions’s past exhibitions.

Significant Perspectives

A major retrospective of work by Andreas Gursky marks the reopening of Hayward Gallery, London,​ following a two year refurbishment.

Surprising Connections

A selection of images from the archives of ILEX Gallery offers unexpected dialogues between a diverse range of practitioners and themes.

Cultural Erosion

Nandita Raman’s images of abandoned single-screen theatres take the viewer on a journey through India’s forgotten cultural landmarks

Deutsche Börse: Universal Systems

The four artists shortlisted for this year’s prize respond to the pervasive nature of information in the accelerating digital age.

Opulent Scenarios

Interested in the elements that sit below the surface, Dean Bradshaw’s conceptual compositions focus on the finer details that define the exterior.

Sensory Disconnect

Jeanette Hägglund is a Swedish photographer based in Uppsala who has worked in the industry for 12 years across advertising and portraiture.

Living Detachment

Tania Franco Klein’s works uncover the darker elements of culture from over-consumption and media over-stimulation to emotional disconnection.

Emotive Metropolis

Clarissa Bonet (b. 1986) is a Chicago-based artist whose work explores aspects of urbanness in both a physical and psychological context

Seeking Transience

Cig Harvey returns to Aesthetica with images from You an Orchestra You a Bomb, a new photobook that pays attention to the fragile present.

Cultural Dimensions

A major retrospective offers audiences an unprecedented understanding of an artist whose vision has been shaped by accelerating worlds.

Simulated Environment

Tekla Evelina Severin is an interior architect who since 2010, has been working in the multidisciplinary fields of art direction, set design and photography.

Modes of Communication

At Light’s Edge provides desolate views of American landscapes illuminated by eerie distress signals – messages coming from above or vice-versa.

Iridescent Dreamscapes

The experimental landscape of Kate Bellm’s imagination is dreamlike and vivid, celebrating notions of youth, freedom and nature.

Manufactured Sensations

Mária Švarbová’s Swimming Pool fills places of recreation with a sense of emptiness and static stillness.

Expanding Practice

Holden Luntz Gallery explores a wealth of dynamic fashion imagery, expanding the boundaries of the medium.

Disrupted Narratives

IWM North reflects upon the proceedings in the Syria. The four-part programme invites visitors to consider their association to the country.