Foire International d’Art Contemporaine, Paris

Foire International d’Art Contemporaine, Paris

The 42nd Foire International d’Art Contemporaine (FIAC) opens its doors to visitors in Paris this October. Unveiling a fresh, new programme for 2015 at its preview yesterday, the fair is now open to the public until the end of the week.

Review of Frieze London 2015

Review: Frieze London 2015

The multi-sensory and new unfolded over four days in Regent’s Park during Frieze Art Fair. Now in its 13th year, the fair has evolved with its expansion, integrating innovation as it progresses with its prizes, programming, and projects.

Trailer Premiere: Francesco Clerici's Hand Gestures

Francesco Clerici’s Hand Gestures follows the process of creating one of Velasco Vitali’s dog sculptures, from wax to bronze, at Fonderia Artistica Battaglia (Battaglia Artistic Foundry), Milan.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

October promises to be an exhilarating start to the autumn and winter season, with a dynamic selection of fairs, festivals and long-term exhibitions opening both nationwide and internationally.

Picasso Sculpture, Museum of Modern Art, New York

Picasso Sculpture, Museum of Modern Art, New York

Pablo Picasso’s work in three dimensions may be less familiar to the public than his innovations in painting, but it played a very personal role in the artist’s life – he kept most of the pieces he created and lived and worked among them.

viennacontemporary, Marx Halle Vienna

Vienna Contemporary, Art Fair, Marx Halle Vienna

Austria’s leading international art fair vienna contemporary will take place at its new home, Marx Halle , from 24 until 27 September. This year’s event welcomes 99 galleries from 25 countries, as well as a series of international art institutions.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

A part of pushing forward in contemporary living involves a significant reflection on the past. This weekend’s 5 to See focuses on a series of dynamic retrospectives opening worldwide.

Dan Flavin, David Zwirner, New York

Dan Flavin, David Zwirner, New York

Dan Flavin has worked with fluorescents since 1963 to develop his own form of minimalism, creating what he termed ‘situations’ composed entirely of light and colour, which interact with architecture and the viewer’s perception of space.

Concrete Cuba, David Zwirner, London

Group Show, Concrete Cuba, David Zwirner, London

The turbulent 1950s in Cuba began with the military coup led by Fulgencio Batista and were marked by growing conflict between the US-backed Batista dictatorship and the revolutionary movement of Fidel and Raoul Castro, which would eventually topple Batista and transform the Cuban society.

Interview with Thierry Raspail, Director, Biennale de Lyon 2015

Interview with Thierry Raspail, Biennale de Lyon

The 13th Biennale de Lyon, La Vie Moderne, brings together artists from 28 different countries who explore the contradictory character of contemporary culture in varied regions of the world. We speak to Thierry Raspail, Artistic Director.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

David Zwirner invites viewers to explore Concrete Cuba. In Grenoble, Des Corps & Des Astres at Magasin provides an opportunity to discover the work of Didier Faustino and Camille Henrot’s The Pale Fox, arrives at Konig Galerie, Berlin.

Sydney Contemporary, Carriageworks, Sydney

Sydney Contemporary 2015, Carriageworks, Sydney

Australia’s international art fair, Sydney Contemporary, returns from 10 until 13 September. The event will exhibit over 90 esteemed galleries from 13 different countries across the expansive interior of large-scale arts space, Carriageworks.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

As we take those first few steps into the month of September, we look to an exciting few weeks ahead with five top shows to discover. Sprueth Magers celebrates the work of Keith Arnatt and Marian Goodman displays pavilion designs by Dan Graham.

The 20/21 British Art Fair, Royal College of Art, London

The 20/21 British Art Fair, Royal College of Art, London

The 20/21 British Art Fair invites visitors to explore two floors of stands at the Royal College of Art, London, this September. Featured galleries include Richard Saltoun, Beaux Arts, and Osbourne Samuel.

ArtInternational, Haliç Congress Center, Istanbul

ArtInternational launches its third edition on 4 September. Drawing on its unique geographic location as a gateway between East and West, the fair promotes itself as a dynamic cultural bridge across the global art market.

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: Last Chance

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: Last Chance

Its the last day of the Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 call for submissions, so be sure to register your entry before today’s deadline at midnight. We take a look at previous years’ successes.

The Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown 2016: One Day to Go

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown 2016: One Day to Go

There’s still time to register for the Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 before it closes for entries on 31 August. As the call for entries comes to its final days, we revisit the work of interdisciplinary artist Jasmine Targett, following her success as a finalist in 2015.

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: Prizes

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: Prizes

It’s the last weekend of the Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 call for submissions. Open until 31 August, the competition has an array of goodies up for grabs. Prizes include up to £5,000 courtesy of Hiscox and editorial coverage in Aesthetica.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

August may be drawing to a close; however a new season of visual art is only beginning. This weekend we present to you five exhibitions of diverse and exciting media opening around the globe.

Alex Newson, Senior Curator at the Design Museum and Aesthetica Art Prize Judge

Alex Newson, Senior Curator at the Design Museum

The judging panel for the Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 features a selection of key art world professionals with extensive combined expertise. The panel includes Alex Newson, Senior Curator at the Design Museum.

The 14th Istanbul Biennial SALTWATER: A Theory of Thought Forms

Istanbul Biennial 2015: SALTWATER, A Theory of Thought Forms

The 14th Istanbul Biennial SALTWATER: A Theory of Thought Forms will take place on 5 September until 1 November across 30 venues on both the European and Asian sides of the Bosphorus.

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: 7 Days to Go - Sculpture

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: 7 Days to Go

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 call for entries countdown continues today looking at Patricia Mato-Mora, a ceramic artist and writer based in London. Her work Untitled (2014) was longlisted in this year’s Aesthetica Art Prize.

New British Innovators: Inside Heatherwick Studio, THE QUBE, PMQ, Hong Kong

New British Innovators: Inside Heatherwick Studio, THE QUBE, PMQ, Hong Kong

The British Council has announced that it will stage a new exhibition, entitled New British Inventors: Inside Heatherwick Studio, in Hong Kong this Autumn, showcasing key pieces from the last two decades of work by Heatherwick Studio.

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: 14 Days to Go - Sculpture

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: 14 Days to Go - Sculpture

There are two weeks left in the call for submissions for the Aesthetica Art Prize 2016. This year’s longlisted artists, published in Future Now which accompanied the exhibition, include Nathaniel Foley with his sculpture inspired by aviation and travel.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

Galleries in Copenhagen and Madrid redefine how we perceive culture with a survey of African architecture at the Louisiana and a study of the peoples of South America by Javier Silva Meinel.

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: Interview with Dr Sam Lackey, Curator at The Hepworth Wakefield

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: Interview with Dr Sam Lackey

Dr Sam Lackey works across all aspects of the collections at The Hepworth Wakefield, and is on the judging panel for the Aesthetica Art Prize 2016. We speak with the curator about her role.

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: 21 Days to Go - Sculpture

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: 21 Days to Go

Three weeks remain in the Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 call for entries. Longlisted artist Marijke de Goey was selected in 2015 with the sculptural piece Curly Burly (2012), published in Future Now.

Shaped in Mexico, Bargehouse, London

Shaped in Mexico, Bargehouse, Oxo Tower, London

Following its successful inauguration in 2014, Shaped in Mexico returns to London with a selection of over 150 works by 32 international artists. On view from 3 September, this unique, free show will take place at the Bargehouse.

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: Interview with Clare Lilley, Director of Programme, Yorkshire Sculpture Park

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: 24 Days to Go - Interview with Clare Lilley

Clare Lilley is Director of Programme at Yorkshire Sculpture Park (YSP), Wakefield, and a member of the judging panel for the Aesthetica Art Prize 2016. We speak with Lilley about her work at YSP and curatorial projects further afield.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

Miller Yezerski Gallery, Boston, offers a collaborative exploration of mankind’s impact on nature in The Disrupted Landscape, while the work of fashion icon Yves Saint Laurent, is exhibited at the Bowes Museum in County Durham.

Interview with Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Panel Judge, Curator Pavel S. Pyś

Interview: Aesthetica Art Prize Judge Pavel S. Pyś

In the countdown to the Aesthetica Art Prize call for entries deadline on 31 August, we interview 2016 panel judge Pavel S. Pyś, Exhibitions & Displays Curator at the Henry Moore Institute.

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: 29 Days To Go - Three Dimensional Design & Sculpture

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: 29 Days To Go

With 29 days to go until the Aesthetica Art Prize call for entries closes, we shine a spotlight on Bangkok-based artist and designer Sanitas Pradittasnee’s longlisted sculpture KHOA MO (Mythical Escapism).

Pushkin: Pushkin’s Fold, Fairhurst Gallery, Norwich

Pushkin: Pushkin’s Fold, Fairhurst Gallery, Norwich

Pushkin’s Fold is the first solo show by artist Pushkin. Based in Norwich for the past 11 years, his exhibition at Fairhurst Gallery is his first venture into focusing and dedicating all his time to his art.

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: One Month To Go

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Entries: One Month To Go

There is one month to go until the annual Aesthetica Art Prize call for entries closes. Shortlisted artists will participate in a group exhibition in partnership with York Museums Trust and receive editorial coverage in Aesthetica.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

In Somerset, Hauser & Wirth hosts an extensive overview of American artist Jenny Holzer’s three-decade exploration of language in art, whilst in Edinburgh, Talbot Rice Gallery brings the work of Hanne Darboven to the Scottish capital.

Edinburgh Art Festival 2015

Edinburgh Art Festival 2015

The UK’s largest annual visual art festival combines work from Edinburgh’s most prestigious galleries as well as artist-run spaces, and new commissions from emerging and established artists.

Interview with Julian Day, Shortlisted Artist, Aesthetica Art Prize 2015

Interview with Julian Day, Shortlisted Artist, Aesthetica Art Prize 2015

Australian artist Julian Day creates simple but evocative works encompassing installation, video, sound, text and performance. His piece Requiem was exhibited as part of the Aesthetica Art Prize 2015 showcase at York St Mary’s.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

In our 5 to See, we head to the Gagosian Paris, which is staging an exhibition of the work of Bruce Nauman. Across the Atlantic, MCA Chicago presents a fascinating insight into the world of the 1960’s African America avant-garde.

Fiona Tan: Depot, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead

Fiona Tan: Depot, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art

The key feature of Fiona Tan’s new show is a re-imagining of the 1950s fairground attraction ‘Jonah the Giant Whale.’ Depot presents a cabinet of curiosities housed in a 71-foot long vehicle.

The M+ Sigg Collection: Chinese art from the 1970s to now, The Whitworth, Manchester

The M+ Sigg Collection, The Whitworth, Manchester

The Whitworth and M+ Sigg Collection have joined forces to devise a vibrant new show, designed to promote the emergence of contemporary art practice in China over the last 40 years.