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Fred Herzog’s Innovative Colour

Fred Herzog’s Innovative Colour

Fred Herzog | Modern Color surveys the life and work of the the Canadian artist, one of the most known figures for his unusual use of colour in the 1950s and 1960s.

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.

Sally Mann: Remembered Light

Sally Mann: Remembered Light

A body of black-and-white photographs inspired by Cy Twombly, and taken by renowned American Photographer Sally Mann between 1999 and 2012, are on display at Gagosian, New York.

Erwin Olaf: Documenting the Ruinart Crayères

Erwin Olaf: Documenting the Ruinart Crayères

Each year, the House of Ruinart highlights the work of one artist through a collaboration. This year internationally recognised Erwin Olaf was selected.

Landscape as Arena

Landscape as Arena

Julian Charrière’s new show opens at Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, with three different bodies of work. We catch up with the artist about the exhibition,

Anthony Caro: Artist Boss, New Art Centre, Roche Court

Anthony Caro: Artist Boss, New Art Centre, Roche Court

Artist Boss opens at the New Art Centre, Roche Court, showcasing research into the lives of artist assistants – particularly those associated with Anthony Caro.

Beauty and Functionality

Beauty and Functionality

The words “Scandinavian design” have become a shorthand for sleek, understated and beautiful minimalism. But Scandi design is far from a catch all term.

The Role of Art in Reconciliation

The Role of Art in Reconciliation

Contemporary Istanbul, the region’s leading arts fair returns in 2016 for its 11th edition, taking place in November. The event showcases exciting work from the region, alongside prominent international works.

Commemorating British Legacy

Commemorating British Legacy

This August Artichoke marks the Great Fire of London with a range of spectacular art installations, performances and talk that give unique perspectives on a significant moment within the country’s history.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: Last Weekend to Enter

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: Last Weekend to Enter

Attracting thousands of entries from all over the world across a range of media, the Aesthetica Art Prize is a celebration of art from across…

Q+A with German Photographer Jürgen Novotny

Q+A with German Photographer Jürgen Novotny

What would happen if a camera decided to take a selfie? German photographer Jürgen Novotny, who also works under the name J. Flynn Newton, takes this idea for his recent project CameraSelfies.

Made Here: Leeds College of Art End of Year Show 2016.

Made Here: Leeds College of Art End of Year Show 2016.

It must now be regarded as a tradition that a British art college education entails a prolonged immersion and exercise in extraordinary interdisciplinary innovation. Leeds College of Art is no different.

Q+A with Czech artist Jan Karpíšek

Q+A with Czech artist Jan Karpíšek

Czech artist Jan Karpíšek creates paintings and assemblages in collaboration with his honeybees and other natural processes. His art is connected to his interest in…

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 11 Days to Go. Drawing

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 11 Days to Go. Drawing

Jessie Brennan explores the representation of places through drawing and dialogue, informed by their current contexts and a direct engagement with the people who occupy them. We speak to her about her practice.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 12 Days to Go. Painting

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 12 Days to Go. Painting

Jo McGonigal’s practice is concerned with hybridised forms of painting that have resonance within the phenomenological ambitions of Minimalism. In her work, she considers not what the painting means but what it does.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: Two Weeks to Go

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: Two Weeks to Go

There’s two weeks to go until we wrap up our Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Call for Entries. As part of our countdown to the 31 August, we take a look a one of this year’s longlisted artists, Darren Nisbett.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 15 Days to Go. Photography.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: 15 Days to Go. Photography.

Longlisted for the Aesthetica Art Prize in 2016, Constanze Kratzsch’s Cormorant emphasises the elegance of the bird by using a minimalist design vocabulary.

 Julia Davis: Dark Matter, Manly Art Gallery & Museum, Sydney.

 Julia Davis: Dark Matter, Manly Art Gallery & Museum, Sydney.

Julia Davis’ Dark Matter series, now on show at Manly Art Gallery & Museum, evolved from previous bodies of work that considered time and its relationship with the human body.

Duro Olowu, Making and Unmaking, Camden Arts Centre

Duro Olowu, Making and Unmaking, Camden Arts Centre

Filling all three galleries at the Camden Arts Centre is Nigerian fashion designer’s Duro Olowu’s debut curatorial venture. Making and Unmaking is a collection of beautiful and/or interesting items.

Bulthaup: Aesthetica’s 5 Favourite Living Spaces

Bulthaup: Aesthetica’s 5 Favourite Living Spaces

bulthaup designs are built to be more than simply functional; Aesthetica has handpicked 5 favourite bulthaup living spaces for today.

Intersecting Technology, Art and Culture

Intersecting Technology, Art and Culture

Evoking achievable aspirations in attendees, The Art Conference is a two-day arts festival that explores the intersection of technology, art and culture.

Interview with Mary Heilmann, Looking at Pictures, Whitechapel

Interview with Mary Heilmann, Looking at Pictures, Whitechapel

To coincide with Mary Heilmann’s exhibition at Whitechapel Gallery, London, Aesthetica interview the artist about her work and the art of metaphor.

Henry Hussey: Reliquaries, Gallery 8, London

Henry Hussey: Reliquaries, Gallery 8, London

Young British artist Henry Hussey contributes to contemporary textile art with his unique use of fabric to reflect on his complex personal relations.

Q+A with Aesthetica Art Prize Longlisted Artist Nicolas Bernier

Q+A with Aesthetica Art Prize Longlisted Artist Nicolas Bernier

Frequencies (light quanta) was longlisted for the Aesthetica Art Prize in 2016. We talk to the artist about inspiration and maneuvering through his medium.

Q+A with Experimental Artist Val Wecerka

Q+A with Experimental Artist Val Wecerka

Val Wecerka’s practice demonstrates a curiosity with both form and content. We catch up with her to discuss the stimuli behind her diverse oeuvre.

Q+A with Design-Led Construction: The Pilcrow Pub, Manchester

Q+A with Design-Led Construction: The Pilcrow Pub, Manchester

The Pilcrow pub uses design as a catalyst to build a neighbourhood. Aesthetica catches up with Director Ben Young to discuss social integration with design.

Q+A with Musician and Visual Artist, Mike de Sousa

Q+A with Musician and Visual Artist, Mike de Sousa

Mike de Sousa works with light, sound and words – sometimes in isolation, and often together. Aesthetica caught up with the artist to discuss his creative practice.

Aesthetica Creative Writing Award: Call for Entries

Aesthetica Creative Writing Award: Call for Entries

The Aesthetica Creative Writing Award reaches out to writers of all ages and nationalities in order to showcase worldwide excellence in both short fiction and poetry.

Cornelia Parker: FOUND, Foundling Museum

Cornelia Parker: FOUND, Foundling Museum

Making reference to Foundling Museum’s heritage, Cornelia Parker invites over 50 artists, writers and musicians to respond to the thematic concept of “found”.

Aesthetica Future Now Symposium: Networking Party

Aesthetica Future Now Symposium: Networking Party

An excellent opportunity to network with other symposium delegates and attendees, the Thursday night Networking Party takes place in 1331 Bar and Restaurant. Located in…

Charting Talent: Degree Shows to See this Summer

Charting Talent: Degree Shows to See this Summer

Amidst the season of Degree Shows, students across the UK are finalising and displaying their works as part of a nationwide collective of talent.

SPLICE Audio Visual Performing Arts Festival, London

SPLICE Audio Visual Performing Arts Festival, London

The first ever SPLICE festival – the UK’s only dedicated audiovisual performing arts festival – will open this summer in London, 3 – 5 June.

Photo London 2016, Somerset House

Photo London 2016, Somerset House

Now in its second year, Photo London is an ambitious programme that provides a nexus between all the different elements of photography in the UK today.

Interview with Scarlett Bowman, Hyperion Frieze New York 2016

Interview with Scarlett Bowman, Hyperion Frieze New York 2016

Hyperion took place during Frieze New York 2016. We catch up with Scarlett Bowman, one of the multimedia artists involved in the project.

Imitation of Life: Melodrama and Race in the 21st Century, HOME, Manchester

Imitation of Life: Melodrama and Race in the 21st Century, HOME, Manchester

Racial identity lies at the heart of the latest exhibition at HOME. Fittingly, the event is named after Douglas Sirk’s film Imitation of Life (1959).

Enter Through the Headset: Gazelli Art House

Enter Through the Headset: Gazelli Art House

Group exhibition Through the Headset sees artists Iain Nicholls, Tom Szirtes, SkullMapping and Matteo Zamagni working in the medium of Virtual Reality.

Formosa 101 Art Fair & Formosa Art Show, Taipei

Formosa 101 Art Fair & Formosa Art Show, Taipei

With a combined total of around 94 galleries and 100 artists in attendance, Formosa 101 Art Fair and Formosa Art Show provide an excellent opportunity to engage with upcoming practitioners and innovative artworks. From 13-15 May.

Pick Me Up Graphic Arts Festival 2016, Somerset House

Pick Me Up Graphic Arts Festival 2016, Somerset House

Somerset House is being taken over by the top emerging and established names in illustration and design for the seventh annual Pick Me Up Graphic Arts Festival.

Michael Lyons, Freeze Frame, The Stanley and Audrey Burton Gallery

Michael Lyons, Freeze Frame, The Stanley and Audrey Burton Gallery

Currently housed within the Stanley and Audrey Burton Gallery at University of Leeds the visitor can expect to discover a retrospective of Michael Lyons’ work from the inception of its mature conceit.

Free Range 2016, Q + A with Showcased Artist, Joe Earley

Free Range 2016, Q + A with Showcased Artist, Joe Earley

Free Range is an Art and Design Graduate Art Show taking place at The Truman Brewery from 10th June to 18th July, displaying works across a variety of media.

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