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Evolving Habitats

The fourth edition of Photo London stages the past, present and future of the experimental medium which dominates visual culture.

The Urban Canvas

John Sypal’s Zuisha series is led by the lens, using the camera as tool for creating painterly, automatic compositions.

Deutsche Börse: Meaningful Dissemination

In a culture defined by a continual stream of news, it is easy to become detached. The nominated projects reveal a human perspective.

Duesseldorf Photo: Citywide Visions

New photography festival Duesseldorf Photo 2018​ brings together a multiplicity of exhibitions and events. Expanding the boundaries of the medium, the event explores the past…

Historic Exposures

“I chose to use photography as a time machine.” A new exhibition tracks Hiroshi Sugimoto’s interest in the ancient past.

Defining Topographies

Peter Brown and Joe Holley’s book, Hometown Texas, explores the landscape and inhabitants of the vast region.

Conceptual Elements

Two major works by pioneering video artist Bill Viola investigate the element of water, using it as a metaphor to understand the human condition.

Engineered Narratives

Holden Luntz Gallery’s Constructed Space exhibition features the work of Aesthetica Art Prize alumnus André Lichtenberg.

5 to See: This Weekend

Around 95 million images are shared on Instagram daily. Shows running 17-18 February examine photography’s revolutionary potential.

VR: Redefining Installation

Marking a first in digital public art, striking Virtual Reality drawings made by multidisciplinary artist Nancy Baker Cahill are displayed on the huge digital billboards…

Constructed Vistas

As part of Duesseldorf Photo Weekend, Lausberg Contemporary foregrounds work by David Burdeny, who captures sublime landscapes.

Examinations of Beauty

Juno Calypso invites viewers to become participants in an immersive installation, escaping from reality and into a cyber landscape based on western ideals.

Intimate Processes

Attila Olah is a Liverpool Hope University graduate whose practice revolves around symbolism, manipulating forms and pushing the boundaries of ceramics and ice sculpture.

10 to See: The Armory Show

The creative landscape is constantly expanding to welcome new approaches. The Armory Show offers opportunities for dialogue and discovery.

Arresting Visuals

Scottish photographer Albert Watson is known for a bold oeuvre comprising striking fashion and commercial images.

Universal Observation

Watching You, Watching Me at BOZAR, Brussels, explores the intersection between public and private realms.

New Architectural Heritage

Two new projects from Christ and Gantenbein add to Switzerland’s landscape with an appealing mix of structural assurance and environmental sensibility.

Jacob Riis: Social Reformation

At the age of 21, Jacob Riis arrived in New York, becoming preoccupied with documenting and improving living conditions.

Manufactured Expressions

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden explores the iconic artistic landscape of the 1980s through a collection of subversive works.

Evocative Structures

New work by Marietta Varga, part of our #newartists initiative on Instagram, recalls nostalgic moments from childhood.

Imagined Narratives

United Photo Industries, Brooklyn, foregrounds work by Aesthetica Art Prize alumnus Claire Rosen, offering a twist on classical painting.

Constructed Tableaux

Kunsthalle Krems foregrounds photographic work by Axel Hütte, offering dialogues between the artist’s older and more recent contributions.

Meaningful Personae

Zanele Muholi’s Somnyama Ngonyama questions the politics of race and representation through a series of bold, self-referential portraits.

Layered Surrealism

Paul Biddle is an award-winning surrealist photographer who often makes use of found objects, or photographs of objects from museums.

Langlands & Bell

Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, marks the 40th anniversary of artistic partnership Langlands & Bell with an exhibition of new works.

Innovative Contributions

Championing new artistic voices is increasingly important. The Foam Paul Huf Award celebrates emerging talent within the photographic realm.

Transcendental Surfaces

Eva Rothschild’s abstract, large-scale pieces, inspired by 1960s and 1970s minimalism, comprise unstable geometric forms.

Imaginative Backdrops

Anna Lehmann-Brauns’ seemingly staged compositions, devoid of human presence, bridge the divide between reality and fiction.

Mundane Horizons

During a five year period spent travelling across Germany, Peter Bialobrzeski captured around 30,000 photographs.

Graphic Portraiture

Beetles + Huxley, London, surveys French photographer Valérie Belin’s continued engagement with the female form.

Communicating Inclusivity

Work by female practitioners makes up 3–5% of major collections. NMWA raises awareness through the #5womenartists campaign.

Resonant Structures

John Riddy captures modernity through architecture, using light to illustrate formal relationships within the built environment.

Timely Craftsmanship

Scandinavian furniture brand Fogia launched ten new products, providing innovative customisable solutions during Stockholm Design Week.

Artists’ Directory: Video Profile

Linda Kosciewicz’s work explores female identity, emotion and transience through constructed worlds, self-representation and performance.

Shared Influences

Möbeldesignmuseum, Stockholm, showcases objects from its collection that illustrate reciprocal design relationships.

5 to See: This Weekend

The contemporary moment is defined by a deluge of images and information. Exhibitions running 10-11 February examine the theme of truth.

Enduring Forms

The Conran Shop’s new launch pays tribute to Arne Jacobson’s iconic silhouettes through a neutral colour palette.

Cape Town Art Fair: Expanded Arenas

Cape Town Art Fair, celebrates the contributions of female artists, investigating the socio-political issues faced in both public and private arenas.

Meaningful Histories

The New North and South network comes to The Tetley, hosting the first UK-based exhibitions of two Pakistani artists, Madiha Aijaz and Mahbub Jokhio.

Redefining Plastics

In a world where a million plastic bottles are purchased every minute, practitioners strive towards a closed-loop, zero-legacy future.

Iconic Monuments

FC Gundlach is one of the most eminent fashion photographers of the 20th century. Around the World in Fashion tracks his extensive travels.

The Hyperreal Present

PHOTOFAIRS San Francisco celebrates contemporary Chinese photography through a dedicated Spotlight exhibition.

Revelatory Portraits

Samuel Gratacap’s Plus Près tracks the stories of those affected by a major global phenomenon, attempting to grasp its reality and diversity.

Historical Narratives

Tania Brassesco & Lazlo Passi Norberto’s series craft a narrative that tracks a woman in search of inspiration.

Resonant Space

Fred Butler’s responsive environment, opening at NOW Gallery, London, uses light and colour to provide a therapeutic experience.

Imaginative Subscriptions

Give the gift of art, and support the National Gallery. A membership includes a year’s access to all exhibitions, as well as offers and exclusive events.

Eclectic Programming

Taking place from 12 – 23 March across six venues in Leeds, Sounds Like THIS is a diverse festival offering cutting edge music, sound art and visual installations.

Fluctuating Selfhood

In a complex world, approaches to the theme of representation are shifting. Curator Lucy Gallun discusses MoMA’s response: New Photography.

Uncanny Vistas

By bridging boundaries between the real and the imagined, Maia Flore offers an enhanced vision of the world.

Uncanny Cities

Luca Campigotto’s nocturnal photographs border on the hyperreal, capturing monumental sites of cultural importance.

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