Juxtaposing Time & Place

Juxtaposing Time & Place

Conversations: Photography from the Bank of America Collection is now on show at the Irish Museum of Modern Art.

A Peep Through The Looking Glass, Alice in Wonderland, Tate Liverpool

A Peep Through The Looking Glass, Alice in Wonderland, Tate Liverpool

Since their original publication in 1865, Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass have had an unprecedented influence on the visual arts.

Christophe Von Hohenberg, The Day The Factory Died, Coldharbour London Gallery

Christophe Von Hohenberg, The Day The Factory Died, Coldharbour London Gallery

This December Coldharbour London Gallery will be exhibiting The Day The Factory Died, a collection of never-before published photos by acclaimed fashion photographer Christophe Von Hohenberg.

Photography Vs. Photography

Photography Vs. Photography

This year’s August/September issue featured the work of Lara Jade, a fashion, portraiture and commercial photographer who has worked with brands such as Sony and magazines such as Elle.

History in Context

History in Context

There are unseen lines that cross the earth, lines that make little concession to land or water but are owed and owing to both, through industry and habitation.

Industrial Realism

Industrial Realism

Lunch Break is an unsentimental, yet deeply humane, portrait that examines the changing roles of workers, depicting the drastic shift in the social, political and economic landscape of the 21st century.

Talking Images

Talking Images

This year’s Taylor Wessing includes thought-provoking and captivating works. Jooney Woodward won this prize for her portrait, Harriet and Gentleman Jack.

An Unfamiliar Reality

An Unfamiliar Reality

Camilo Echeverri’s series SuperWomen employs a deliberate reworking of visual vocabulary, subverting notions of nostalgia, happiness and myth.

Speak To Me

Speak To Me

Each issue of Aesthetica features works by rising stars in photography from around the world. The following images are a highlight of this year’s works.

Spectral Images of a Dark City

Spectral Images of a Dark City

Eckersley’s vision of nocturnal London dissembles the conventional imagery of built environments where abandoned estates and neon-lit corner shops reign.

The Poet of Modernism, André Kertész Retrospective, The Hungarian National Museum, Budapest

The Poet of Modernism, André Kertész Retrospective, The Hungarian National Museum, Budapest

Following on from the Royal Academy of Arts’ show, Eyewitness: Hungarian Photography in the 20th Century, The Hungarian National Museum celebrates the career of André Kertész.

The Orchestrated Spontaneity of Ryan McGinley, Wandering Comma, Alison Jacques Gallery, London

The Orchestrated Spontaneity of Ryan McGinley, Wandering Comma, Alison Jacques Gallery, London

For his first London exhibition since his celebrated Moonmilk series, Ryan McGinley has assembled seven new photographs, all in the largest format the American artist has yet worked in.

Don’t Miss This, Rashid Rana: Everything Is Happening At Once, The Cornerhouse, Manchester

Don’t Miss This, Rashid Rana: Everything Is Happening At Once, The Cornerhouse, Manchester

Everything Is Happening At Once is the first solo UK exhibition in a public institution by Rashid Rana. Rana’s work explores how physical realities and social practices affect our culture and identity.

New Horizons, Robert Mapplethorpe Curated by Sofia Coppola, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris

New Horizons, Robert Mapplethorpe Curated by Sofia Coppola, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris

There are a few things you will already know about Sofia Coppola; she wrote Lost in Translation, was the first American woman to win the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival with Somewhere.

Max Mara Art Prize for Women 2011 Winner Announced

Max Mara Art Prize for Women 2011 Winner Announced

Laure Prouvost has been announced as the winner of Whitechapel’s Max Mara Art Prize for Women. Iwona Blazwick, OBE, Director of the Whitechapel Gallery revealed the winner this evening.

Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize, National Portrait Gallery

Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize, National Portrait Gallery

Torben Åndahl’s Eike is featured in the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize show. The award has developed a prestigious international reputation since its inauguration in 2005.

Hedi Slimane’s California Song, The Museum of Contemporary Art, LA

Hedi Slimane’s California Song, The Museum of Contemporary Art, LA

The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, opens a new solo exhibition of Hedi Slimane’s work, on show from this weekend until 22 January 2012.

Opening Tomorrow, Roman Polanski: Actor & Director, BOZAR Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels

Opening Tomorrow, Roman Polanski: Actor & Director, BOZAR Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels

BOZAR will host Roman Polanski: Actor & Director curated by the Łódź Museum of Cinematography. The show retraces the career of one of the great masters of cinema through photographs and posters.

40 Exhibition, 75 Artists, 200 Works, Hereford Photography Festival

40 Exhibition, 75 Artists, 200 Works, Hereford Photography Festival

Hereford Photography Festival is the UK’s longest running photography festival featuring over 75 artists and documentary photographers from across the world in more than 40 exhibitions.

The Alienation Effect, Savage Presents Jean Michel Jarre and Cezary Bodzianowski’s Tea Back, Spike Island, Bristol

The Alienation Effect, Savage Presents Jean Michel Jarre and Cezary Bodzianowski’s Tea Back, Spike Island, Bristol

Two shows run parallel to each other at Spike Island, with a variety of motifs exploring common themes: alienation by displacement and its significance in the creation/destruction of meaning.

Open Eye Gallery Liverpool Presents, Mitch Epstein; Chris Steele-Perkins

Open Eye Gallery Liverpool Presents, Mitch Epstein; Chris Steele-Perkins

Open Eye Gallery has been one of the UK’s leading photography spaces since 1977, and is the only gallery dedicated to photography in the North West. 2011 represents an exciting milestone.

An Interpretative and Investigative Angle, Shahidul Alam: My Journey as a Witness, Wilmotte Gallery

An Interpretative and Investigative Angle, Shahidul Alam: My Journey as a Witness, Wilmotte Gallery

A retrospective of the ground-breaking photographer, writer, teacher and activist Shahidul Alam will take place at the Wilmotte Gallery, Lichfield Studios in London this autumn.

Photographic Dialogues

Photographic Dialogues

In its representation of a broad spectrum of narratives, PhotoPhnomPenh offers a unique glimpse into contemporary Cambodia and how local modes of artistic production form part of a global dialogue.

Another Language

Another Language

Silja Magg creates images that evoke another world. Her precise use of light and creates works that cross boundaries including photography, design and fashion.

The Open & Illegible Letter, EJ Major, Love Is…

The Open & Illegible Letter, EJ Major, Love Is…

Between 2004 and 2006, EJ Major undertook a mail art project which involved taking a screenshot of each second of the film Last Tango in Paris and from each one printing a single postcard.

Expanded Self-Portraiture, This Unfolds, Ffotogallery

Expanded Self-Portraiture, This Unfolds, Ffotogallery

This Unfolds is a milestone in Ffotogallery’s Wish You Were Here programme, which sees them oscillate between their HQ at Penarth’s Turner House and Dairy, as part of a space-sharing arrangement.

Maybe We’ll Be Soldiers, Gawain Barnard, Ffotogallery

Maybe We’ll Be Soldiers, Gawain Barnard, Ffotogallery

This summer, Ffotogallery turns the spotlight onto new photographic and lens-based media work in Wales. In a series of exhibitions and events across two spaces, Turner House, Penarth and The Dairy.

Out of the Dark Room, PhotoIreland 2011, Various Locations, Dublin

Out of the Dark Room, PhotoIreland 2011, Various Locations, Dublin

Following on from the success of last year’s inaugural edition, the Photo Ireland Festival returned to Dublin in 2011 with a bolstered programme and the duration doubled from two weeks to a month.

Signs of a Struggle: Photography in the Wake of Postmodernism | V&A | London

Signs of a Struggle: Photography in the Wake of Postmodernism | V&A | London

Text by Matt Swain This display, which is a forerunner for the V&A’s forthcoming exhibition Postmodernism: Style and Subversion 1970-1990, explores photographs that make reference…

Home, Sweet Home? Bristol & West: Photography by Martin Parr | M Shed | Bristol

Home, Sweet Home? Bristol & West: Photography by Martin Parr | M Shed | Bristol

Text by Bethany Rex Based in a converted 1950s goods shed, M Shed will exhibit a major retrospective of Martin Parr’s work, shown in Bristol…

Documenting the Political: Belfast Photo Festival, Various Venues

Documenting the Political: Belfast Photo Festival, Various Venues

Text by Angela Darby The Belfast Photo Festival is the first of its kind in Northern Ireland. The organisers have managed to encompass a large…

Lyrical Images of Life by the Sea: Sea Creatures, Joseph Bellows Gallery, San Diego

Lyrical Images of Life by the Sea: Sea Creatures, Joseph Bellows Gallery, San Diego

Sea Creatures, an exhibition featuring work from Joni Sternbach, Dana Montlack and Liz Lantz, examines life above, below and around the sea. Featuring tintype portraits…

A World-Class City of Bad Taste: Patrick Dalton Explores London’s Darker Side

A World-Class City of Bad Taste: Patrick Dalton Explores London’s Darker Side

Understanding and exploring the role of street photography as an agent for social reflection and expression is now more important than ever. However, the dissemination…

No Limits

No Limits

This year’s Rencontres d’Arles boasts 60 exhibitions and is themed around connections to Mexico from the revolution through to the present day.

Infinity in Miniature

Infinity in Miniature

The first major UK retrospective of work by French artist, Charles Matton, presents his miniature enclosures containing painstakingly exact reflections of reality.

Building Momentum

Building Momentum

Producing atmospheric works, Lara Jade is setting trends in the world of fashion, portraiture and commercial photography both in the UK and abroad.

Performative Landscapes: Shaun Gladwell: Stereo Sequences, ACMI, Melbourne

Performative Landscapes: Shaun Gladwell: Stereo Sequences, ACMI, Melbourne

Text by Emily Bour Arriving at Shaun Gladwell’s Stereo Sequences exhibition, currently showing at the Australian Center for the Moving Image in Melbourne (ACMI), one…

Multi Sensory Experiences: InTransit Festival, 22-31 July, London

Multi Sensory Experiences: InTransit Festival, 22-31 July, London

Text by Nathan Breeze Built in 1962 by the Architects Robert Matthew, Johnson-Marshall and Partners, The Commonwealth Institute, characterised by a distinctive parabolic copper roof…

1986 Chernobyl: Jane and Louise Wilson, John Hansard Gallery, Southampton

1986 Chernobyl: Jane and Louise Wilson, John Hansard Gallery, Southampton

Jane and Louise Wilson were born in Newcastle and currently live and work in London. Using film, photography and sculpture, the Wilsons have created a…

Thomas Struth: Photographs 1978-2010, Whitechapel Gallery, London

Thomas Struth: Photographs 1978-2010, Whitechapel Gallery, London

Review by Paul Hardman There is a moment in the film that accompanies the Thomas Struth: Photographs 1978-2010 exhibition, when the artist seems momentarily irritated…