Dynamic Composition

Dynamic Composition

High Museum explores the photographer’s investigative legacy through new works that see comparisons in networks of cables and patterns of life.

Malick Sidibé: The Lives and Culture of Bamako

Malick Sidibé: The Lives and Culture of Bamako

Malick Sidibé: The Eye of Modern Mali at Somerset House, London showcases 45 original prints taken in the aftermath of the Malian Independence in 1960.

Landscape as Arena

Landscape as Arena

Julian Charrière’s new show opens at Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, with three different bodies of work. We catch up with the artist about the exhibition,

Yinchuan Biennale 2016

Yinchuan Biennale 2016

Tucked away on the third floor at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Yinchuan, China, is Sonia Mehra Chawla’s immersive installation, Residue (2016).

Paris Photo Fair Celebrates 20 Years

Paris Photo Fair Celebrates 20 Years

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Paris Photo, the largest international art fair with a focus on photography. As ever, it unites all interested in the medium.

Next Generation 2016: Combining Photography and Philosophy

Next Generation 2016: Combining Photography and Philosophy

Richard Nicholson, one of the photographers included within the 2016 Next Generation feature, talks to Aesthetica about his creative processes.

Human Ecology

Human Ecology

In each of the pieces in Human Ecology at Galeria Nara Roesler, humans reflect their environment in specific and condensed gestures.

Unseen Photo Fair: Fifth Edition

Unseen Photo Fair: Fifth Edition

Unseen returns for its fifth edition, introducing a programme that will challenge, excite and inspire. We speak to Head of Artistic Affairs, Emilia van Lynden.

Liberation and Shifting Consciousness

Liberation and Shifting Consciousness

A major new exhibition at the V&A seeks to encapsulate a monumental time, both in British culture and internationally: the late 1960’s. You Say You Want a Revolution?

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

Running into mid-September, a medley of art fairs are preparing for previews. Our 5 To See features Shezad Dawood in London and a tribute to David Bowie in LA.

Next Generation 2016: Fragmented Narratives

Next Generation 2016: Fragmented Narratives

As part of the Next Generation collaboration, we interview Yunya Yin about her practice and experiences at London College of Communication.

Yalta 1945, Ben Uri Gallery, London

Yalta 1945, Ben Uri Gallery, London

Having previously exhibited at Brooklyn Museum of Art in 1990, Yalta 1945 has not since been presented to the public until now at Ben Uri Gallery, London.

Next Generation 2016: Forms and Textures

Next Generation 2016: Forms and Textures

Aesthetica interview Elliott Lowe, one of the featured artists from Issue 72’s image collaboration with London College of Communication.

Perpetual Liberation: Documenting Haiti

Perpetual Liberation: Documenting Haiti

Photographer Thomas Kern (b.1965) has for many years visited the island of Haiti to document its turbulent history. Kern’s images capture scenes of everyday life.

Memory and Representation

Memory and Representation

African-American artist Lorna Simpson marks her third solo exhibition at Salon 94 Bowery, showcasing paintings from their premiere in the 55th Venice Biennale.

Ai Wei Wei: Documenting Political Structures

Ai Wei Wei: Documenting Political Structures

FOAM, Amsterdam, presents a new exhibition by Ai Weiwei. #SafePassage explores the daily struggles between the individual and political structures.

The Influence of Environment

The Influence of Environment

Aesthetica Art Prize artist Gabriela Torres Ruiz has been shortlisted for the Haus am Kleistpark Kunstpreis, which is granted annually by the municipal galleries Tempelhof-Schoeneberg-Berlin.

Spatial Perceptions and Memory

Spatial Perceptions and Memory

Anna Fafaliou is a London-based conceptual and visual artist fascinated by the relationship between the colour white and memory. We talk to the artist about her practice.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call For Entries Countdown: Last Day

Aesthetica Art Prize Call For Entries Countdown: Last Day

Today’s the last day to enter the Aesthetica Art Prize. As a celebration of excellence in art from across the world, it offers both emerging and established artists the opportunity to showcase their work.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: Missing Places

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: Missing Places

We’re getting closer to the Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries deadline, and with two days left to submit your work, its time to finalise your selections. Karolina Rupp talks about her entry Prospect Poem.

Tracey Emin and William Blake: Shared Concerns

Tracey Emin and William Blake: Shared Concerns

Tate Liverpool demonstrates similar thematic concerns, spirituality, birth and death, in the work of two prominent artists from disparate times.

Nostalgia and Development

Nostalgia and Development

Sunlife have launched a new campaign featuring past and present views into notable cities, including Birmingham, York and London. Aesthetica catch up with the company about the relevance of nostalgia.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 6 Days to Go

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 6 Days to Go

Through the use of the photographic image, Tony Maj is concerned with the manipulation of evidence. He transforms familiar environments, objects or settings to create scenarios charged with tension.

Made Here: Leeds College of Art End of Year Show 2016.

Made Here: Leeds College of Art End of Year Show 2016.

It must now be regarded as a tradition that a British art college education entails a prolonged immersion and exercise in extraordinary interdisciplinary innovation. Leeds College of Art is no different.

PAD to Celebrate 10 Years

PAD to Celebrate 10 Years

Opening on 3 October, this year’s PAD London marks the 10-year milestone for the annual art and design fair. To celebrate its anniversary, the event will be held in a bold white tent on Berkeley Square.

Visa pour L’image: International Festival of Photojournalism, Perpignan, France

Visa pour L’image: International Festival of Photojournalism, Perpignan, France

The international festival of photojournalism, Perpignan, returns in 2016 with works from all over the world presented in a myriad of awe-inspiring exhibitions across the city.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 9 Days to Go

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 9 Days to Go

Johan Lund’s longlisted work Into the mist embodies peace and tranquility. Capturing the beauty in the world around us, photography Lund invites the viewer to escape the busyness of everyday life.

Interview with Alexander Montague-Sparey, Artistic Director, Photofairs

Interview with Alexander Montague-Sparey, Artistic Director, Photofairs

Returning to the iconic Shanghai Exhibition Centre on 9-11 September, Photofairs Shanghai engages collectors from Asia-Pacific and the Pacific rim. We speak to Alexander Montague-Sparey.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 10 Days to Go, Win up to £5,000

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 10 Days to Go, Win up to £5,000

With only 10 days left in our countdown to the deadline for the Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries, we take a closer look at what’s in store for the winners of the internationally recognised award.

Next Generation 2016: Pseudo Documentary

Next Generation 2016: Pseudo Documentary

Aesthetica team up with London College of Communication for the third edition of The Next Generation. We interview German-born photographer Anne Erhard.

Photo Docks Art Fair 2016

Photo Docks Art Fair 2016

Photo Docks Art Fair launches its eighth edition on 16 September. Established in 2007, the event provides a platform for gallerists, artists and enthusiasts to view photography and digital art.

Interview with Photographer Sophie Harris Taylor, Francesca Maffeo Gallery

Interview with Photographer Sophie Harris Taylor, Francesca Maffeo Gallery

Sophie Harris-Taylor: MTWTFSS Chapter 1. 2010-2015 is a solo exhibition by the artist, who presents private moments of her photographic diary at Francesca Maffeo Gallery, Leigh on Sea.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 13 Days to Go

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 13 Days to Go

In the call for entries countdown, we speak to longlisted artist Bruno Fontana whose photographic practice studies our society reflected in both urban environments and landscapes.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

As festival season hits its peak, our 5 To See collates a selection of dynamic shows to supplement your activities and excursions this weekend. Goodman Gallery premieres Shirin Neshat’s videos.

The Inaugural St Andrews Photography Festival

The Inaugural St Andrews Photography Festival

This year marks the first annual St. Andrews Photography Festival, celebrating the role and achievements of the town’s artists through until 11 September.

Vienna Contemporary International Art Fair 2016

Vienna Contemporary International Art Fair 2016

Returning for its second edition this year is Austria’s leading international art fair, viennacontemporary on 22 – 25 September. The event will bring together over 100 galleries from 26 countries.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 15 Days to Go. Photography.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 15 Days to Go. Photography.

Longlisted for the Aesthetica Art Prize in 2016, Constanze Kratzsch’s Cormorant emphasises the elegance of the bird by using a minimalist design vocabulary.

Neu Now Festival Programme

Neu Now Festival Programme

Neu Now’s eighth edition is set to take place in the spaces of Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam, from 14-18 September. The five-day festival showcases the work of a generation of rising artists.

Anna Tihanyi, Julia Margaret Cameron Awards for Women Photographers

Anna Tihanyi, Julia Margaret Cameron Awards for Women Photographers

Anna Tihanyi has been selected as one of this year’s recipients of the Julia Margaret Cameron Awards. Nominated by Laura Noble, the artist has been invited to exhibit at the Berlin Foto Biennale.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: Future Now Anthology

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: Future Now Anthology

We’re now over half way through our Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown. Today, we highlight the opportunity to gain exposure in our annual publication: the Future Now anthology.