Light Show, The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney

Light Show, MCA Australia

Light Show at MCA Australia explores the versatility of light as a sculptural medium through installations from a diverse selection of international artists.

Review of Still House Group: Testing Ground, Zabludowicz Collection, London

Review of Testing Ground

Fresh from New York, The Still House Group brought its brand of ever-evolving DIY art to London for the first time in Testing Ground: Still House Group at the Zabludowicz Collection.

FACT 2015 Exhibition Programme, Foundation for Art and Creative Technology, Liverpool

FACT 2015 Programme

FACT’s four annual exhibitions includes a selection of international new-media art, beginning with Group Therapy: Mental Distress in a Digital Age.

Mythopoeia: Mequitta Ahuja, Kapwani Kiwanga, Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum and Alida Rodrigues, Tiwani Contemporary, London

Mythopoeia, Group Show, Tiwani Contemporary London

The Tiwani Contemporary, London, draws inspiration from the age-old role of storytelling and gathers together four international artists for its latest group exhibition, entitled Mythopoeia.

Lee Ufan, Lisson Gallery, London

Lee Ufan at Lisson Gallery

Working with limited colour and gesture, Lee Ufan believes in retaining an economy of representation while attempting to create the maximum resonance.

Los Carpinteros, Parasol Unit, London

Los Carpinteros: Parasol Unit

Cuban art collective, Los Carpinteros, is formed of duo Marco Castillo and Dagoberto Rodríguez who create humorous installations and sculptures.

Interview with New York-based Artist Jason Covert, Longlisted in the Aesthetica Art Prize

AAP Interview: Jason Covert

Jason Covert was longlisted in the Aesthetica Art Prize with his work Excavation, a personal journey through one man’s fears. Based in New York, Covert’s practice spans a range of media.

5 to See This Weekend

5 to See This Weekend

This exhibition round-up traverses the divide between art and politics, appearance and reality to explore fresh perspectives of human history.

Interview with Katerina Gregos, Artistic Director of Art Brussels

Interview: Katerina Gregos, Artistic Director, Art Brussels

Art Brussels returns for its 33rd year this April. Ahead of the opening, we speak to artistic director Katerina Gregos about her favourite parts of this year’s fair and her work with not-for-profit spaces.

Olafur Eliasson, Expanding Environments in Aesthetica Magazine

Olafur Eliasson in Aesthetica

In 2014 Olafur Eliasson’s Riverbed took over the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, for the museum’s first solo exhibition of his work.

Helen Sear, ...the rest is smoke, Wales in Venice, La Biennale de Venezia, Venice

Helen Sear, Wales in Venice

The Arts Council of Wales has selected artist Helen Sear to represent Cymru yn Fenis / Wales in Venice at the 56th International Art Exhibition.

Aesthetica Art Prize Talk: Dr Sam Lackey, Curator at The Hepworth Wakefield

AAP Interview with Dr Sam Lackey, Curator at The Hepworth Wakefield

For the second talk in the series that runs alongside the Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition, we hear from Dr Sam Lackey, Curator at The Hepworth Wakefield who will discuss current approaches to art.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

Our 5 To See features some of the world’s top exhibitions. From The Feminist Avant-Garde of the 1970s at the Hamburger Kunsthalle to Magda Biernat’s Adrift series at the Robert Klein Gallery.

Review of Art Paris Art Fair

Review of Art Paris Art Fair

This year Art Paris Art Fair demonstrated how inventive and abundant the art scene in Asia still is with Galerie Géraldine Banier’s presentation of work by Korean Jung Min Choi and Francesca Gagliardi.

Armenity: Contemporary Artists from the Armenian Diaspora, The National Pavilion for the Republic of Armenia, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice

Armenity: Armenia in Venice

The National Pavilion for the Republic of Armenia opens at the Venice Biennale in May. Armenia will focus on the curatorial concept of Armenity and reflect on the centenary of the Armenian Genocide.

HOME 2015 Opening Season, Manchester

HOME 2015 Opening Season

HOME is an international centre for contemporary visual arts, theatre and film, whose opening programme features international collaborations.

Review of Will Shannon: The Closet Craftsman, mac Birmingham

Will Shannon: The Closet Craftsman, Birmingham

Will Shannon describes himself as: “designer, maker, artist, architect, prototyper, workplace designer, maybe”. His exhibition at mac Birmingham seeks to unite the areas of art, craft and design.

Bruce Nauman, Fondation Cartier, Paris

Bruce Nauman, Fondation Cartier, Paris

Creating artworks and performances that traverse genres and mediums, Bruce Nauman defies classification and stands as one of the most influential contemporary artists working today.

Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition Free Lunchtime Talks, York St Mary’s

AAP 2015 Lunchtime Talks

This spring, a series of free lunchtime talks from leading art figures including curators and artists will run alongside the Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition.

Aesthetica Issue 64 April / May Out Now

Aesthetica Issue 64 April / May Out Now

The future can only be imagined by looking back towards the past. In Issue 64 we look for a frame of reference to start from, to unpick, to tease out and then create something entirely new.

Future Perspective

Future Perspective

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2015 features work that challenges perceptions, tackles difficult themes and presents the state of the world through a different lens. From over 3,500 entries, eight pioneering finalists were selected for the Aesthetica Art Prize exhibition and another 92 outstanding practitioners were chosen for the art prize anthology, Future Now.

Alfredo Jaar, Realities Represented in Aesthetica Magazine

Alfredo Jaar, Realities Represented in Aesthetica

This year’s edition of the Venice Biennale is fast-approaching. In Issue 53, we spoke to curator Madeleine Grynsztejn about Latin American art and Jaar’s installation Venezia, Venezia.

SP-Arte Latin American Art Fair 2015, São Paulo, Brazil

SP-Arte Latin American Art Fair 2015, São Paulo, Brazil

The leading Latin American art fair will return for its 11th edition in the Ciccillo Matarazzo pavilion at the Ibirapuera Park in Sao Paulo, Brazil, designed by Pritzker Laureate and Oscar Niemeyer.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

The Henri Cartier Bresson Foundation presents Pieter Hugo’s latest photography collection for the first time in France, while the Serpentine Galleries, presents the work of Pascale Marthine Tayou.

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2015: Exhibition Launch and Call for Entries

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2015: Exhibition Launch and Call for Entries

The Aesthetica Art Prize exhibition is open to the public. On display at York St Mary’s until 31 May, the Art Prize is a celebration of excellence in contemporary art from across the world.

The Aesthetica Art Prize: Winners Announced for the 2015 Awards

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2015 Winners Announced

John Keane was announced as the winner of the Main Prize and rising star Suzanne Mooney took home the Student Prize at the Aesthetica Art Prize 2015 exhibition preview at York St Mary’s.

Make Yourself Comfortable at Chatsworth, Chatsworth House, Derbyshire

Make Yourself Comfortable at Chatsworth House

Contemporary chair design exhibition, Make Yourself Comfortable showcases furniture by innovative designers such as Thomas Heatherwick, Amanda Levete, Marc Newson, and Moritz Waldemeyer.

The Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition 2015 Preview Launches Today

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2015 Exhibition Launches Today

Today marks the exhibition preview of the Aesthetica Art Prize 2015, with the show opening to the public tomorrow. The exhibition champions excellence in contemporary art from around the world.

Bruce Nauman: Transgressing Conventional Boundaries in Aesthetica Magazine

Transgressing Conventional Boundaries: Bruce Nauman

We delve into the Aesthetica archive and reflect on Bruce Nauman’s exhibition featured in Issue 41. In 2011 Kunsthalle Mannheim celebrated the artist’s 70th birthday with a large-scale retrospective.

Aesthetica Art Prize: Interview with Owen Waterhouse, Shortlisted Artist

AAP 2015 Interview with Owen Waterhouse

One of eight finalists, Owen Waterhouse will be showcasing his sculpture Möbius 1.00 in the Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition. The piece marks the 100th anniversary of the discovery of stainless steel.

Art Paris Art Fair, Grand Palais, Paris

Art Paris Art Fair, Grand Palais, Paris

140 galleries from 20 countries will converge at Paris’ Grand Palais for a fair focusing on new discoveries, including a plethora of modern and contemporary art, design and photography.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

Our 5 To See reveals fascinating insights into the creative world. Nick Waplington’s backstage photographs from Alexander McQueen’s final show, Horn of Plenty, reveal the couturier’s raw energy.

New Art West Midlands 2015: Shortlist of 30 Emerging Artists

New Art West Midlands 2015: Shortlist of Emerging Artists

Four of the UK’s leading galleries will host new works by 30 emerging artists as part of the New Art West Midlands 2015 fair. Artists presented have graduated from one of the region’s degree courses.

Interview with Anna Lilleengen: Longlisted Artist in the Aesthetica Art Prize 2014

Interview with Anna Lilleengen, Longlisted in the Aesthetica Art Prize

Anna Lilleengen was longlisted in last year’s Aesthetica Art Prize with her piece Sublime Forest. Based in Yorkshire and Sweden, Lilleengen uses a physical process and deteriorating camera.

Ronchini Gallery, London, Sean Lynch: DeLorean Progress Report

Sean Lynch: DeLorean Progress Report

This solo show from Irish artist Sean Lynch takes as its focus the DeLorean car factory, which operated in Dunmurry, Belfast, for one year from 1981-1982.

Review of 12th edition of the Sharjah Biennial

Review of 12th edition of the Sharjah Biennial

The 12th edition of the Sharjah Biennial, in the UAE, curated by Eungie Joo, opened on 5 March to an exhibition of 51 artists that were representative of the region and the rest of the world.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

The Royal Academy of Arts has brought together works by Ruben, Picasso and Van Dyck to show visitors the legacy of portraiture, and the BALTIC celebrates the life and work of Jason Rhoades.

Mariko Mori: Cyclicscape, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York

Mariko Mori: Cyclicscape, Sean Kelly

Mariko Mori is fascinated by Möbius strips, and in Cyclicscape at Sean Kelly Gallery, creates sculptures which play upon the idea of an infinite loop.

Maggi Hambling: War Requiem & Aftermath, The Cultural Institute at King’s College London, London

Maggi Hambling: War Requiem & Aftermath

Encompassing film, painting, sculpture and installation, War Requiem explores victimhood and the imagination through thick impasto paintings which transform before the eyes into nameless portraits.

Art Fair Tokyo, 20 - 22 March, 2015

Art Fair Tokyo, March 2015

Art Fair Tokyo returns this spring. The event enters into its 10th year and to celebrate this milestone event designer Masayoshi Kodaira has produced a selection of visuals for the 2015 fair.