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Dehumanised Perspective

Dehumanised Perspective

At a time of mass displacement, Richard Mosse presents a portrait of migrants made with a weapons-grade camera that enters the eye of a missile.

Louise Nevelson: Sculpted Consciousness

Louise Nevelson: Sculpted Consciousness

Cortesi Gallery, Lugano, plays host to a selection of 29 pieces from the late Louise Nevelson (1889-1988), spanning two decades from the 1960s to 1980s.

Keith Sonnier: Neon Innovation

Keith Sonnier: Neon Innovation

Pace Gallery traces the artistic legacy of Keith Sonnier, exploring his career from early pieces in neon and mixed media, to a vibrant new series Ebo River.

Kasten: Spatial Materiality

Kasten: Spatial Materiality

Barbara Kasten’s restless innovation and unique artistic vision comes to the fore of Intervals, an exhibition that encompasses both historic and recent work.

Tate: David Hockney

Tate: David Hockney

Widely regarded as one of the most recognised artists of our time, David Hockney’s continuing cultural relevance is shown in an retrospective opening at Tate.

Monica Bonvicini: Charged Structures

Monica Bonvicini: Charged Structures

At the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, Bonvicini undermines the relationship between architecture and sexuality.

Environmental Consciousness

Environmental Consciousness

The 2016 Syngenta Photography award shortlisted artists consider the idea of Grow-Conserve, responding to a climbing demand in resources.

Psychedelic Experimentation

Psychedelic Experimentation

The psychedelic and experimental spirit of Yayoi Kusama is celebrated in a recent exhibition. Infinity Mirrors is an examination of her lasting legacy.

Idris Khan: Monument and Memory

Idris Khan: Monument and Memory

Following a competition held in early 2016, British-born Idris Khan was selected as the chosen designer of both the Memorial and the Pavilion of Honor.

Harold Feinstein: Contagious Optimism

Harold Feinstein: Contagious Optimism

Harold Feinstein, The Early Years (1940s-1950s): Contagious Optimism is part of a retrospective series looking back at his immeasurable talent and legacy.

Nick Cave: Social Installations

Nick Cave: Social Installations

Whilst social injustice stands as a common theme, the drive for this installation stems from the deaths of Eric Garner, Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown in police hands.

Liz West: Sensory Experiences

Liz West: Sensory Experiences

Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 finalist Liz West returns to her hometown of Barnsley in a retrospective at The Civic depicting a vivid approach to light and colour.

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.

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.

Traditional Methods

Traditional Methods

In discussion with Aesthetica, George Samual Bothamley highlights the place for traditional art within the contemporary industry.

Leeds College of Art: Colour Wheel

Leeds College of Art: Colour Wheel

In 2016 Leeds College of Art celebrated 170 years of delivering art education. A final alumni exhibition brings the anniversary commemoration to a close.

Photofairs: Cutting-Edge Photography

Photofairs: Cutting-Edge Photography

The inaugural edition of Photofairs San Francisco launches this January, expanding upon the photography showcased in the Shanghai fair.

Michał Siarek: New East Photo Prize 2016

Michał Siarek: New East Photo Prize 2016

Calvert 22 Foundation, London, announce Michał Siarek as the winner of the New East Photo Prize, an inaugural award for perspectives of countries of the New East.

Intentional Decomposition

Intentional Decomposition

Alex Hartley questions the conventional qualities of the present and the expectations that construct contemporary life at Victoria Miro gallery, London.

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.

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