Dipping a toe into Narcissus’s pool: Narcissus Reflected, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh

Review by Colin Herd The Greek myth of Narcissus has captivated Western civilization for centuries: an exceptionally beautiful, though proud and precious youth disdains all…

Preview: All the Fits: The Aesthetics of Journalism, QUAD, Derby

Examining the intersection between aesthetics and journalism goes back to Dostovesky and his writings on the theoretical link between a commitment to the aesthetic ideal…

A Pictorial Stream of Consciousness: Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Sprüth Magers, London.

Review by Jessica Jones-Berney As I follow the row of Philip-Lorca diCorcia Polaroids lined up against the otherwise sparse white walls of Sprüth Magers, it…

Two Portrayals of Life: Miroslav Tichý and Shimabuku’s My Teacher Tortoise, Wilkinson Gallery, London.

Review by Mallory Nanny, a candidate for the MA in Art History at Richmond the American International University in London. Located in the lively art…

Sam Knowles, Fearful Sphere, at Simon Oldfield Gallery, London

Sam Knowles’ first solo exhibition, Fearful Sphere opens tonight in London. Knowles’ (b.1983) practice deals with metaphysical concerns, and the notion that the world…

Predominantly Political Art? Peter Kennard, At Earth, Raven Row, London

Review by Kara Magid, a candidate for the MA in Art History at Richmond, The American International University in London. Painters George Shaw and Karla…

Experiments in Space Exploration: Secret Satellites, Belfast Exposed.

Review by Angela Darby For the exhibition Secret Satellites curated by Karen Downey, the Belfast Exposed gallery has been divided into three distinct sections. The…

Everyday Scenarios & Complex Iconography: Paul Graham, Whitechapel Gallery, London.

Review by Emily Sack, a candidate for the MA in Art History at Richmond the American International University in London. A visit to Whitechapel Gallery…

The Post-Photographic Era: Alastair Cook, Analogue Decay, Howden Park Centre

Review by Colin Herd The names of difficult-to-get-hold-of and in some cases discontinued-altogether photographic film have something of the poetry of a catalogue of obscure…

Perspectives On A Charged Political Present: Huang Yong Ping and Wael Shawky, Nottingham Contemporary

Interview by Bethany Rex Nottingham Contemporary is one of the largest and most ambitious contemporary art spaces in the UK. Designed by Caruso St John…

Deconstructing Photography: Rashid Rana, Lisson Gallery, London

Review by Emily Sack, a candidate for the MA in Art History at Richmond the American International University in London. Lisson Gallery’s newest exhibition highlights…

Contemporary Scottish Culture: AHM Symposium

Review by Alistair Quietsch With the recent announcement of the Arts Council England (ACE) cuts and funding decisions, the disbandment of the UK Film Council…

Iconic Image-making

To stand up in the world of fashion photography takes hard work, skill and endless amounts of creativity. Pedro Janeiro is a rising-star in this genre.

Places, Strange and Quiet

Exploring the moment, highly acclaimed director and photographer, Wim Wenders, brings his distinctive style and sensitive imagery to London.

Two Emerging Photographers You Should Know

Isa Silva and Lottie Davies are two very different emerging female photographers, each demonstrating both concept and aesthetics, drawing a surprising parallel.

Crossing the Great Divide

Gilles de Beauchêne creates interplay between the world of fine art photography and advertising in an attempt to make those worlds co-exist.

This Must Be the Place

David Campany, has brought together an international range of artists who are making work in a variety of forms, in the latest show to open at Jerwood Space.

Rebecca Handler

Newcomer, Rebecca Handler, explores visual culture within the context of contemporary image-making.

Neeta Madahar

In autumn 2010 at the Purdy Hicks Gallery, Neeta Madahar explored the natural and the contrived by subverting the airbrushed and the false.

Stylised Realism & Coaxing Emotion

Finding beauty in the ordinary, Jannica Honey exposes images that rest somewhere between art and fashion.