5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

Our 5 To See captures a comprehensive variety of artwork. We take a look at Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama at David Zwirner in New York and Krištof Kintera at the Kunsthal Gallery in Rotterdam.

Interview with Artist Julie Brook, Daiwa Foundation Art Prize 2015 Shortlist

Interview with Artist Julie Brook, Daiwa Foundation

We speak to British artist Julie Brook about the impact of being shortlisted for the Daiwa Foundation Art Prize and her interests in working with a selection of uninhabited and remote landscapes.

The 46th Art Basel, Switzerland

The 46th Art Basel, Switzerland

Artists from across the globe are represented at the 46th edition of the international art show Art Basel, with 283 leading galleries presenting a selection from 33 countries which ranges from key figures of 20th century modernism to new and emerging artists at the forefront of contemporary practice.

Tricia Porter: Liverpool Photographs 1972-74, The Bluecoat, Liverpool

Tricia Porter: Liverpool Photographs 1972-74, The Bluecoat, Liverpool

The Bluecoat presents a series of striking black and white images by Tricia Porter which document the everyday lives of those living in inner city Liverpool in the early 1970s. On display until 5 July.

Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2015

Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2015

In 2015 the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize presents a new section, In Focus, exhibiting previously unseen and recent prints by the award-winning South African photographer Pieter Hugo.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

Our 5 To See encapsulates a fantastic variety of exhibitions, from the fast-paced streets of New York to the urban sprawl of Paris. Featured galleries: Huis Marseille, Whitney Museum and more.

The Catlin Art Prize, Londonewcastle Project Space, London

The Catlin Art Prize, Londonewcastle Project Space, London

The 2015 shortlist has been announced for the ninth annual Catlin Art Prize, which aims to promote the work of emerging artists in their first year after graduation from the UK’s art schools.

Review of Tom Lovelace: This Way Up, Flowers Gallery, London

Review of Tom Lovelace, This Way Up at Flowers Gallery

Tom Lovelace’s interdisciplinary practice challenges the traditional definitions of art forms, breaking down the assumed boundaries between photography, sculpture, performance, and more.

Tamas Dezso, Notes for an Epilogue, The Photographers’ Gallery, London

Tamas Dezso, Notes for an Epilogue, The Photographers’ Gallery

Tamas Dezso’s Notes for an Epilogue and Here, Anywhere are on-going bodies of work depicting a time of transition in rural Romania and Hungary following the fall of Communism in the late 1980s.

Art15, London, 21-23 May

Preview of Art15, London

The third Art15 will give an overview of current contemporary practice as well as Modern artworks from established and emerging galleries across Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Africa and America.

Helena Almeida, Inhabited Drawings / Desenhos Habitados, Richard Saltoun Gallery, London

Helena Almeida, Inhabited Drawings, Richard Saltoun

Throughout her career, Portuguese artist Helena Almeida has questioned the limits of traditional media by using her body as the subject of her work.

Anouska Beckwith: Transcendence, Three Squares Studio, New York

Anouska Beckwith: Transcendence, Three Squares Studio

Transcendence is the first US solo show to come from British, Paris-based photographer and artist Anouska Beckwith, created in collaboration with young New York curator Andi Potamkin.

The Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition 2015: Film Now Available to Watch

A short film about the Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition 2015 is now available to watch, presenting insights into the work of the shortlisted artists through interviews, clips from the preview night and close ups of the stunning pieces.

Defining the Territory: Ends of the Earth, Land Art to 1974

Defining the Territory: Ends of the Earth, Land Art to 1974

The first large-scale survey of Land Art took place at MOCA, Los Angeles, in 2012. This exhibition looked at the historical origins of artists’ interactions with landscape. Featured in issue 48.

Review of Annemarie Heinrich: Secret Intentions, MALBA, Buenos Aires

Review: Annemarie Heinrich, Secret Intentions, MALBA, Buenos Aires

The Argentine photographer Annemarie Heinrich had to keep her pioneering spirit under wraps during her lifetime as she experimented with photographing nudity in the early 20th century.

Interview with Cliff Andrade, Longlisted in the Aesthetica Art Prize 2015

AAP Interview: Cliff Andrade

Inspired by research-based social documentary projects, Andrade transforms real objects and events into dramatically-lit photographic tableaux.

Christopher Williams, Dismantling the Spectacle

Christopher Williams

In 2014 the Museum of Modern Art hosted a retrospective of the work of artist Christopher Williams. The show displayed iconic pieces which unravel the parade of contemporary media.

SOLUNA: International Music & Arts Festival, Dallas Arts District

SOLUNA, Dallas Arts District

The Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s new classical music and fine arts festival is centred in the Dallas Arts District and is anchored by live performances.

Interview with Todd Antony, Longlisted Artist in the Aesthetica Art Prize 2015.

AAP Interview: Todd Antony

Todd Antony has been longlisted in the Aesthetica Art Prize 2015. The artist travels across the world to capture the lives of extraordinary people.

Interview with The Other Art Fair Artist Anastasiya Lazurenko

Interview with Artist Anastasiya Lazurenko, The Other Art Fair

We speak to Ukrainian artist Anastasiya Lazurenko about her presentation at The Other Fair alongside her ongoing quest explore the female body image and to reflect the truth in photography.

In Conversation, Susan Hiller in Aesthetica Magazine

In Conversation, Susan Hiller in Aesthetica Magazine

Last year Aesthetica interviewed artist Susan Hiller about her practice and participation in group exhibition Slow Learner at Timothy Taylor Gallery.

Personne et les autres: Vincent Meessen and Guests, Belgian Pavilion, International Art Exhibition, Biennale di Venezia, Venice

Belgian Pavilion at Venice

The Belgian Pavilion at the 56th Venice Biennale will present the work of Vincent Meessen together with a series of carefully selected guest artists.

Interview with New York-based Artist Jason Covert, Longlisted in the Aesthetica Art Prize

AAP Interview: Jason Covert

Jason Covert was longlisted in the Aesthetica Art Prize with his work Excavation, a personal journey through one man’s fears. Based in New York, Covert’s practice spans a range of media.

5 to See This Weekend

5 to See This Weekend

This exhibition round-up traverses the divide between art and politics, appearance and reality to explore fresh perspectives of human history.

Memory Unearthed: The Lodz Ghetto Photographs of Henryk Ross, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto

Memory Unearthed: The Lodz Ghetto Photographs of Henryk Ross, Toronto

Presented in three subdued rooms at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Henryk Ross’ photographic collection reflects on life in the Lodz Jewish ghetto.

Jacqueline Hassink: View, Kyoto, Benrubi Gallery, New York

Jacqueline Hassink: View, Kyoto, Benrubi Gallery, NY

Jacqueline Hassink’s View, Kyoto, is a serene and powerful series of photographs depicting 34 of Kyoto’s Zen Buddhist temples and gardens.

Interview with Katerina Gregos, Artistic Director of Art Brussels

Interview: Katerina Gregos, Artistic Director, Art Brussels

Art Brussels returns for its 33rd year this April. Ahead of the opening, we speak to artistic director Katerina Gregos about her favourite parts of this year’s fair and her work with not-for-profit spaces.

Helen Sear, ...the rest is smoke, Wales in Venice, La Biennale de Venezia, Venice

Helen Sear, Wales in Venice

The Arts Council of Wales has selected artist Helen Sear to represent Cymru yn Fenis / Wales in Venice at the 56th International Art Exhibition.

Electric Instinct

Electric Instinct

Yossi Michaeli’s captivating visuals tell stories. Staged in a multitude of locations, perfectly poised subjects become part of a cinematic narrative.

Alluring Landmarks

Alluring Landmarks

Guillaume Grasset’s series Angelino Heights, a haunting collection of images documenting the second-oldest district of California.

Isolated Normality

Isolated Normality

Astrid Verhoef’s photographs manipulate the appearance of reality and recontextualise normality, moving the familiar into an unfamiliar landscape.

Urban Terrain

Urban Terrain

Drawn to bold structures, Jürgen Schrepfer explores cityscapes with his camera, uncovering moments of artistic beauty in the modern metropolis.

Façade Revealed

Façade Revealed

Norwegian photographer Anja Niemi’s latest series, Darlene & Me (2014), is a complex and striking investigation into the perception of the self.

Staying Power: Photographs of Black British Experience 1950s-1990s, V&A, London

Staying Power at the V&A

Photographs of Black British Experience 1950s-1990s features more than 50 photographs recently acquired from the Black Cultural Archives.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

Our 5 To See features some of the world’s top exhibitions. From The Feminist Avant-Garde of the 1970s at the Hamburger Kunsthalle to Magda Biernat’s Adrift series at the Robert Klein Gallery.

Interview with Duncan Forbes, Curator of SITUATIONS at Fotomuseum Winterthur

Interview with Dr Duncan Forbes, SITUATIONS, Fotomuseum Winterthur

We Speak to Dr Duncan Forbes about photographic culture in the digital age and Fotomuseum Winterthur’s new exhibition format, SITUATIONS.

Review of Art Paris Art Fair

Review of Art Paris Art Fair

This year Art Paris Art Fair demonstrated how inventive and abundant the art scene in Asia still is with Galerie Géraldine Banier’s presentation of work by Korean Jung Min Choi and Francesca Gagliardi.

Armenity: Contemporary Artists from the Armenian Diaspora, The National Pavilion for the Republic of Armenia, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice

Armenity: Armenia in Venice

The National Pavilion for the Republic of Armenia opens at the Venice Biennale in May. Armenia will focus on the curatorial concept of Armenity and reflect on the centenary of the Armenian Genocide.

Cig Harvey: Gardening At Night, Robert Klein Gallery

British-born Cig Harvey, now a resident of Maine and a full-time artist, uses photography to reveal the complexities underlying everyday life and our relationships with family and friends.

Wim Wenders: Places, Strange and Quiet, in Aesthetica Magazine

Wim Wenders: Places, Strange and Quiet in Aesthetica Magazine

In 2011 Haunch of Venison showcased a collection of work by director and photographer, Wim Wenders. Featured in Aesthetica Issue 40, the show highlighted the artist’s distinctive style and imagery.