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Ai Weiwei: One and the Multitude

Ai Weiwei: One and the Multitude

A series of installations at the Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by renowned activist and artist Ai Weiwei explores the individual’s relationship to social culture.

Marcel Broodthaers: A Retrospective

Marcel Broodthaers: A Retrospective

Previously exhibited in New York and due to show in Dusseldorf mid next year, Marcel Broodthaers: A Retrospective is travelling across cultural art capitals.

Tong Cragg: Material Worlds

Tong Cragg: Material Worlds

The most extensive UK show to date from Tony Cragg is at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield, this March. A Rare Category of Objects consists of pieces from up to five decades of the artist’s career.

Austere Structures

Austere Structures

The DOX Centre for Contemporary Art, Prague, has recently revealed a unique architectural intervention perched atop the organisation’s campus.

Art Brussels 2017

Art Brussels 2017

2017 sees the 35th edition of Art Brussels, one of Europe’s most significant fairs. Since its inception, the festival has evolved into an influential event.

Making Africa

Making Africa

Making Africa is a collaboration of over 120 artists who aim to provide a new insight into contemporary African design, celebrating its impact upon the art world.

5 To See

5 To See

This week’s 5 to see takes a closer look at contemporary society, including Whitechapel Gallery, London and The Met, New York.

Gordon Matta-Clark: Anarchitecture

Gordon Matta-Clark: Anarchitecture

Celebrated in a major exhibition at Marian Goodman Gallery, Paris, the first in over two decades, Matta-Clark is showcased as a 1970s avant-garde legend.

Christmas Gift Guide

Christmas Gift Guide

With art, film, and fashion ideas, Aesthetica’s 10 suggestions will spark the imagination and provide cultural opportunities all the way through into 2017.

Narratives of History

Narratives of History

FIELD WORK from Tiwani Contemporary brings together eight contemporary artists whose creative practice has foundations in the analysis of the mechanics of history.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

This week’s 5 To See looks at the transformation of the familiar. Roger Hiorns romanticises the everyday while Hannah Perry questions society.

Helen Marten: Turner Prize 2016

Helen Marten: Turner Prize 2016

Helen Marten has been awarded the 2016 Turner Prize, as announced at Tate Britain earlier this week, one of the best-known projects for the visual arts in the world.

Art Stage Singapore 2017

Art Stage Singapore 2017

Art Stage Singapore returns for a seventh time in January, kick-starting the season and bringing together work from 108 exhibitors and 26 countries.

The Griffin Art Prize: Supporting Graduates

The Griffin Art Prize: Supporting Graduates

The Griffin Art Prize is designed “to have a meaningful impact” on the career of one recent art school graduate, boosting the ambitions of an emerging painter.

Gift Inspiration: Aesthetica Magazine

Gift Inspiration: Aesthetica Magazine

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J.W. Anderson’s Disobedient Bodies

J.W. Anderson’s Disobedient Bodies

Jonathan Anderson considers ways in which the human form has been reconceived by artists and designers from at the Hepworth Wakefield, this Autumn.

Not Vital: Innerworld and Outerworlds

Not Vital: Innerworld and Outerworlds

Published alongside the exhibition at YSP, and in association with Galerie Thaddeus Ropac, a new catalogue contextualises the figure.

Jim Lambie: Perceptions of Domesticity

Jim Lambie: Perceptions of Domesticity

Electrolux at the Modern Institute, Glasgow, marks Lambie’s sixth solo exhibition with a new collection that recontextualises objects.

Bruce McLean: Versatility and Innovation

Bruce McLean: Versatility and Innovation

Acclaimed British sculptor, painter and ceramicist Bruce McLean is at Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London, charting an acclaimed and versatile career.

Art as Methodology

Art as Methodology

Why do we need art? The Museum of Old and New Art, Tasmania, puts this question into conversation in their thought-provoking show On the Origin of Art.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

This week’s 5 to See celebrates the potential of the artistic medium. We celebrate post-industrial imagery and winter landscapes.

Echo and Convergence

Echo and Convergence

Robin Rice Gallery, New York, presents Echo and Convergence, an exhibition by Benjamin Heller. The show invites visitors into an expressive dimension.

Conceiving Spaces

Conceiving Spaces

The fourth instalment of the Colombo Art Biennale (CAB) runs this December, the most significant contemporary art festival in Sri Lanka.

Yorkshire Sculpture Park: 2017 Events

Yorkshire Sculpture Park: 2017 Events

Yorkshire Sculpture Park (YSP), Wakefield, has a wide range of events coming up in 2017, featuring major indoor and open-air exhibitions.

Conscious Developments

Conscious Developments

Gazelli Art House, London, introduces their new exhibition toute seule this January. An all-female show responds collectively to the modern world.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

This week’s 5 To See poses some interesting questions, in reference to both the social and cultural issues of our time- and to the limits of artistic convention.

Life and Geometry

Life and Geometry

The Barbican Centre, London, presents Zarah Hussain’s Numina, providing an immersive and sensory experience for visitors.

Robert Rauschenberg: Multi-Disciplinary Innovation

Robert Rauschenberg: Multi-Disciplinary Innovation

Tate Modern, London, presents a major exhibition on Robert Rauschenberg, offering the first posthumous retrospective of his work in 20 years.

Roni Horn: Mutability and Geology

Roni Horn: Mutability and Geology

Roni Horn’s sculptures photographic installations and works on paper address the changeability of nature at Fondation Beyeler, Basel.

Alluring Mysteries of the Everyday

Alluring Mysteries of the Everyday

Revolt of the Sage, opening this month at Blain Southern, takes its title from a work of the same name by Giorgio de Chirico painted in 1916.

Art Basel: Transformational Experiences

Art Basel: Transformational Experiences

Art Basel at Miami Beach opens on 30 November, 2016 marking the fourth year that Nicholas Baume has directed and curated the event.

Marc Camille Chaimowicz: Metaphysics and Architecture

Marc Camille Chaimowicz: Metaphysics and Architecture

Marc Camille Chaimowicz has finally opened his first solo show in an Italian public venue, alongside a similar show at London’s Serpentine Gallery.

Rana Begum: Cultural Conversations

Rana Begum: Cultural Conversations

A new and outdoor work by Bangladeshi-British artist Rana Begum is currently installed at King’s Cross, marking the start of a new series of public commissions.

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao: Celebrating 20 Years

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao: Celebrating 20 Years

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of its opening, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao has announced a special programme of events to commemorate the occasion.

Responses to Homogenisation

Responses to Homogenisation

At Museion, Bolzano Italy, the German artist opens her first solo show in an Italian museum, Up. Her works guide the viewer without being prescriptive.

Istanbul Design Biennial: Design and Humanity

Istanbul Design Biennial: Design and Humanity

The 3rd instalment of the Istanbul Design Biennial promises an inward look at the inherent nature of design in our everyday lives.

Political Resolution

Political Resolution

An Iraqi-Canadian who left Baghdad in 1991, Obaidi’s work is deeply political, and the works in Fragments are as the title implies: shrapnel of catastrophic events.

Katie Paterson: The Poetry of Scale

Katie Paterson: The Poetry of Scale

Glasgow-born visual artist Katie Paterson has created over 20 major projects which carve a new poetic language based upon distance, scale, geology and technology.

Shifting Perceptions

Shifting Perceptions

The Nanjing International Art Festival comes to the capital of the Jiangsu province in China this winter and explores the theme Historicode: Scarcity and Supply for its third edition.