Frieze Art Fair 2016: Gallery Highlights

Frieze Art Fair 2016: Gallery Highlights

Frieze Art Fair features more than 160 of the world’s leading galleries.. As one of the largest events of its kind this year, we list ten highlights from the 2016 event.

Aesthetica Magazine Issue 73 October/November

Aesthetica Magazine Issue 73 October/November

Aesthetica Issue 73 is available now. The October/November edition pays homage to the importance of deviating from the ordinary. Find out more about the issue.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

As September rolls into October, a whole host of new exhibitions open their doors, leaving us spoilt for choice when it comes to 5 To See.

The Poetry of Destruction

The Poetry of Destruction

Dominique Lévy, London, exhibits new work from German artist Günther Uecker. Verletzte Felder (Wounded Fields) is Uecker’s first solo show in London for over 50 years.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call For Entries Countdown: Last Day

Aesthetica Art Prize Call For Entries Countdown: Last Day

Today’s the last day to enter the Aesthetica Art Prize. As a celebration of excellence in art from across the world, it offers both emerging and established artists the opportunity to showcase their work.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: Missing Places

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: Missing Places

We’re getting closer to the Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries deadline, and with two days left to submit your work, its time to finalise your selections. Karolina Rupp talks about her entry Prospect Poem.

Next Generation 2016: Pseudo Documentary

Next Generation 2016: Pseudo Documentary

Aesthetica team up with London College of Communication for the third edition of The Next Generation. We interview German-born photographer Anne Erhard.

Festival de La Luz 2016: Alicia Savage

Festival de La Luz 2016: Alicia Savage

Luz Austral Foundation, Argentina, welcomes the return of The Encuentros Abiertos: Festival de La Luz – a celebration of international photography that lasts a duration of two months.

Aesthetica Issue 72 August/September

Aesthetica Issue 72 August/September

Aesthetica Issue 72 is available now. Exploring post-Brexit Britain, the August/September edition is about the relationship between our everyday lives and wider political forces.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

Our 5 To See provides a contemplative addition to the multitude of barbecues and outdoor activities taking place at the height of summer. Featuring Calder in the Alps and Christian Boltanski at EAF.

Le Corbusier Sites Added to UNESCO World Heritage List

Le Corbusier Sites Added to UNESCO World Heritage List

UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee met earlier this month to inscribe new sites to its World Heritage List. Amongst the selection in 2016 are 17 projects by the iconic French architect Le Corbusier.

The Teen Years, Joseph Bellows Gallery, La Jolla

The Teen Years, Joseph Bellows Gallery, La Jolla

Joseph Bellows’ summer exhibition addresses the physical, social and emotional aspects of adolescence, and the formation of identity, through a collection of vintage and contemporary prints.

Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2016: Screening Passes and Events Tickets

Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2016: Screening Passes and Events Tickets

The BAFTA Qualifying Aesthetica Short Film Festival (ASFF) 2016 returns this year from 3 to 6 November in York, screening over 300 films in its Official Selection alongside a programme of industry events.

Vogue 100: A Century of Style

Vogue 100: A Century of Style

Vogue: A Century of Style at Manchester Art Gallery gives visitors a lens through which to look at the magazine’s British incarnation and the culture it evolved in. On view until 30 October.

The Other Art Fair Bristol

The Other Art Fair Bristol

One of the UK’s best-loved fair to meet and buy art direct from fresh talent and undiscovered artists, The Other Art Fair (TOAF), returns to Bristol’s waterside Arnolfini this weekend. From 22-24 July.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

As temperatures soar this week, we take a break from the sun with a fresh pick of shows. Our 5 To See draws us into the world of William Eggleston and recollects the importance of The Beat Generation.

Edinburgh Art Festival 2016

Edinburgh Art Festival 2016

The UK’s largest annual festival of visual art returns to Edinburgh on 28 July with a dynamic programme of partner exhibitions and pop-up events taking place across the Scottish capital.

Zaha Hadid Architects: New Melbourne CBD Tower

Zaha Hadid Architects: New Melbourne CBD Tower

Zaha Hadid Architects and Plus Architecture’s design for a new 54-storey tower in Melbourne has been approved. The proposed structure will be situated in Melbourne’s Central Business District.

Q+A with Phillip Prodger, Curator of William Eggleston: Portraits, NPG

Q+A with Phillip Prodger, Curator of William Eggleston: Portraits, NPG

National Portrait Gallery launch a major retrospective on William Eggleston. Aesthetica catch up with exhibition curator Phillip Prodger.

The 10th Aesthetica Art Prize is Open for Entries

The 10th Aesthetica Art Prize is Open for Entries

Now in its 10th year, the Aesthetica Art Prize is an international contemporary art award and is open for entries, looking for cutting-edge practitioners working in any medium at any stage in their career.

5 To See: Liverpool Biennial

5 To See: Liverpool Biennial

From American ceramist Betty Woodman’s colourful, bright pieces to Mark Leckey’s Dream English Kid, we handpick five shows that reflect the diversity, scope and scale of this year’s Liverpool Biennial.

The Inaugural Magnum and LensCulture Photography Award

The Inaugural Magnum and LensCulture Photography Award

This year the Magnum Photos has teamed up with LensCulture, one of largest destinations for discovering contemporary photography.

Ellie Davies, Into the Woods, Crane Kalman Gallery

Ellie Davies, Into the Woods, Crane Kalman Gallery

Ellie Davies’s new series, Half Light, comes to Crane Kalman Gallery. Winner of the People’s Choice in the Aesthetica Art Prize, the practitioner responds to elements of the natural landscape.

Jason deCaires Taylor: Museo Atlantico

Jason deCaires Taylor: Museo Atlantico

In Museo Atlantico, Jason deCaires Taylor responds to the ongoing humanitarian crisis that has left millions of refugees seeking for shelter.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

With the Wimbledon finals fast approaching and temperatures creeping up, our 5 to See handpicks a series of thought-provoking presentations to ease you into the month of July.

Museum of the Year 2016: The V&A

Museum of the Year 2016: The V&A

The Museum of the Year 2016 has been awarded to the V&A. Selected for its significant transformation in 2015, the art and design museum has welcomed nearly 3.9 million visitors to its sites.

Les Rencontres d’Arles 2016

Les Rencontres d’Arles 2016

Les Rencontres d’Arles begins with a flurry of exhibition previews, special events, talks and workshops, celebrating the opening of its 47th edition across the Southern French city.

PHotoEspaña 2016, Madrid

PHotoEspaña 2016, Madrid

The 19th International Festival of Photography and Visual Arts PHotoEspaña takes place this summer. Following its opening at the beginning of June, PHotoEspaña continues to host a wealth of exhibitions across the city of Madrid.

Interview with Andrew Wilson, Curator, Conceptual Art, Tate Britain

Interview with Andrew Wilson, Curator, Conceptual Art, Tate Britain

Conceptual Art in Britain 1964–1979, currently on show at Tate Britain, explores a pivotal period in British art history. We speak to Andrew Wilson, Curator, about this landmark exhibition and its accompanying publication.

Liz West, Our Colour Reflection, 20-21 Visual Arts Centre, Scunthorpe

Liz West, Our Colour Reflection, 20-21 Visual Arts Centre, Scunthorpe

Liz West, whose use of light and colour to create installations that transform space recently saw her shortlisted for the Aesthetica Art Prize, has created one of her most ambitious works to date.

Fabrica Wins IK Prize 2016

Fabrica Wins IK Prize 2016

The winner of the IK Prize 2016 has been unveiled at Tate. Based in Treviso, Fabrica was selected as this year’s recipient for its innovative project entitled RECOGNITION, proposed by team members Angelo Semeraro, Coralie Gourguechon and Monica Lanaro.

Whitstable Biennale 2016

Whitstable Biennale 2016

Over its fourteen-year lifespan the Whitstable Biennale has earned a solid reputation for promoting artists working predominantly in sound, installation and film. Its theme this…

Trevor Paglen Awarded the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize

Trevor Paglen Awarded the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize

Trevor Paglen has been announced as the winner of the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize at a ceremony at The Photographers’ Gallery. Paglen was selected for his exhibition The Octopus at Frankfurter Kunstverein.

Aesthetica Art Prize People’s Choice Winner: Ellie Davies

Aesthetica Art Prize People’s Choice Winner: Ellie Davies

As well as the main winner and student awards, the People’s Choice invited the public to vote for their favourite artwork in the exhibition; Ellie Davies won.

New Designers 2016, London

New Designers 2016, London

The 31st edition of New Designers takes place over two weeks this summer. Part 1 covers textiles and fashion, costume design, jewellery and contemporary design crafts, while Part 2 will focus on furniture, product and industrial design.

Bruce Davidson Retrospective, Fundación MAPFRE

Bruce Davidson Retrospective, Fundación MAPFRE

The first retrospective in Spain featuring the work of Bruce Davidson exists at Fundación MAPFRE, at its exhibition hall in Barcelona.

Design Miami/ 2016, Basel, Switzerland

Design Miami/ 2016, Basel, Switzerland

Design Miami/ returns to Basel for its 11th edition with an array of exhibitions from 14-19 June. A global forum for design, each fair brings together an influential list of collectors, designers and curators from around the world.

Interview with Longlisted Artist, Vikram Kushwah

Interview with Longlisted Artist, Vikram Kushwah

Vikram Kushwah’s photographic series Memoirs of Lost Time discusses memory, and the tension between how memory reconstructs events and how they really happened.

SCOPE Art Show 2016, Basel

SCOPE Art Show 2016, Basel

SCOPE Art Show celebrates its 10th anniversary in Basel at its new location, Clarahuus. SCOPE’s well-appointed venue offers guests a view of the contemporary art world, and in 2016, SCOPE welcomes 85 international exhibitors.

Interview with Future Now Panellist David Drake, Director, Ffotogallery and Diffusion, Cardiff

Interview with Future Now Panellist David Drake, Director, Ffotogallery and Diffusion, Cardiff

Last week’s Future Now: The Aesthetica Art Prize Symposium saw David Drake, Director, Ffotogallery and Diffusion meet with a panel of experts to discuss the photography in the digital age. We speak to Drake about shifts in the medium.