Special 60th Edition of Aesthetica Out Now

Questioning the world around us is a continuous necessity and the desire to challenge everyday systems reinvigorates daily life. This special 60th edition of Aesthetica celebrates innovation.

Family Ties: Reframing Memory Various Artists, Peltz Gallery, London

In Family Secrets: Acts of Memory and Imagination, Annette Kuhn commented that a photograph should not be considered a ‘mirror of the real’ but ‘material for interpretation, evidence in that sense: to be solved, like a riddle; read and decoded, like clues left behind at the scene of a crime.

Lighting Darkness

Henning Kreitel documents the surreal elements of reality. Shooting everyday scenes, his approach to lighting, angles and colours results in visually arresting and almost magical imagery.

Moments Preserved

Labelled by the Picture Post in 1938 “the greatest war photographer in the world,” Robert Capa spent the majority of his life capturing shocking war-torn landscapes.

Aesthetics and Reality

The Akademie der Künste in Berlin examines the effect of art on reality itself, and how it is constantly adapting and transforming according to the viewer.

Dramatic Vignettes

Maxime Delvaux and Kevin Laloux’s project, Box, is a compilation of dramatic scenarios constructed entirely from cardboard and miniature furniture.

Havana Uncovered

Formento & Formento take the concept of street photography to the next level. The duo transform their chosen locations, which are bursting with cinematic beauty and brooding darkness.

Capturing Change

From the first images of the great metropolis to portrayals of the Midwest, a new exhibition addresses architectural photography as a window on social and economic crisis and progression.

The Next Generation

As part of Aesthetica’s Special 60th Edition, we have partnered with London College of Communication to survey some of photography’s rising stars.

Intense Beauty

Jacques Olivar combines style with storytelling, producing visually stunning works that reflect the beauty of the scenery and spin a silent tale.

Cass Art Recommends the Aesthetica Art Prize for Aspiring Artists

Exciting times lie ahead as we move into the phase of one month left to submit your work to the Aesthetica Art Prize. Cass Art highlights this Prize as a must for artists wanting to make a significant impact upon the art world today.

Didn’t We Have A Lovely Time: The Photographers’ Gallery, London

Appropriately enough, with the UK basking in a rare summer heatwave, the Photographers’ Gallery’s latest Print Sales exhibition evokes the British seaside holiday – complete with ice creams.

Aesthetica Art Prize: Judging Panel Announced

We are delighted to present the Judging Panel for the Aesthetica Art Prize 2015. The Prize is open for submissions until 31 August 2014. Spanning the arts industries, our judges lend their expertise to support the next generation of artists.

Adriano Costa, Sam Falls, Samara Scott, Michael E Smith: Zabludowicz Collection, London

The Zabludowicz Collection – which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year – is presenting four solo exhibitions of sculpture, taking place simultaneously in a former Methodist chapel.

Interview with Becca Pelly-Fry, Director of Griffin Gallery

Becca Pelly-Fry is Director of Griffin Gallery and Global Artist Outreach Programme Manager for ColArt. Griffin Gallery supports emerging artists through its diverse programme of shows and its annual art prize, Griffin Art Prize.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: Interview with Artist Nicholas Gentilli

Nicholas Gentilli is a photographer with over 30 years’ experience of shooting places and spaces. His professional genesis lay, until 4 years ago, in the…

Various artists, Some Artists’ Artists, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York

Marian Goodman presents a selection of artists curated by other artists. Bringing together 23 artists of different ages and from various countries, Some Artists’ Artists showcases a multitude of voices.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: Artist Anyes Galleani

With the Aesthetica Art Prize call for entries deadline on 31 August 2014, we look in depth at the work of longlisted artists from the latest edition. Anyes Galleani is an Italian-born, Los Angeles based visual artist that uses photo montage and collage to create unique images and paintings.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: Artist Marie Brenneis

In the countdown to the Aesthetica Art Prize call for submissions deadline on 31 August 2014, we look in focus at artists from the latest award. Conceptual artist Marie Brenneis was featured in the Video, Installation & Performance category.

PHotoEspaña 2014, Madrid

What has, for the last 16 years, been an ambitious programme of photography exhibitions throughout Madrid has shifted course. This year’s PHotoEspaña presents exclusively Spanish photography, organised with participating venues.