Emotions for the Advanced: Matters of Life and Death, Kath Libbert Jewellery Gallery, Salts Mill, Bradford.

Kath Libbert Jewellery Gallery specializes in contemporary jewellery, silver and metalsmithing, showcasing diverse collections by over 70 renowned designers and emerging talents from Britain and…

Postmodernist Appropriation, Ron English: Skin Deep, Lazarides Gallery, London.

Review by Mallory Nanny, a candidate for the MA in Art History at Richmond the American International University in London In his first UK exhibition…

Re-thinking Notions of Authority and Authenticity: November 22, 1948, Marcel van Eeden, Sprüth Magers, London.

Review by Emily Sack, a candidate for the MA in Art History at Richmond the American International University in London. Paper and pencil are typically…

Experiments in Time and Space: Q&A with Jane Won, curator of Catherine Yass, DLWP, Bexhill on Sea.

Catherine Yass Exhibition from De La Warr Pavilion on Vimeo. Interview by Bethany Rex Catherine Yass is a leading contemporary photographer and film-maker whose work…

Twenty: Celebrating 20 Years of the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin.

Review by Rosa Abbott The Irish Museum of Modern Art is celebrating its 20th anniversary with Twenty – an exhibition drawing upon its existing collections…

A Major New Public Artwork: Martin Creed, Work No.1059, Edinburgh Art Festival.

2011 sees the unveiling of a major new public artwork by Turner Prize winning artist Martin Creed for the historic Scotsman Steps. Commissioned by The…

Salt of the Earth: Ken & Julia Yonetani, Still Life: The Food Bowl – Artereal Gallery, Sydney.

Review by Isabella Andronos A decadent feast appears in the space at Artereal Gallery; a table set with goblets and candlesticks among abundant seafood, fruit…

Edinburgh International Film Festival: Round-Up

Words by Carla MacKinnon Early Sunday afternoon in Edinburgh’s Filmhouse, and a packed room is being addressed by the University’s Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience. Following…

Review: The Diversity of Berlin’s International Art Scene, Based in Berlin, Various Venues.

Review by Katerina Valdivia Bruch Initiated by the mayor of Berlin, Klaus Wowereit, the exhibition Based in Berlin caused some controversy before its opening on…

Love Is What You Want: Tracey Emin, Hayward Gallery, London.

Review by Jareh Das Tracey Emin’s extensive solo presentation at London’s Hayward Gallery is an exhibition which may conjure some scepticism. Emin is an artist…

Last Chance to See: Hubert Dalwood, Mead Gallery, Warwick Arts Centre.

Review by David Levesley ‘What we can and must reinstate is the primacy of the imagination’ said Dalwood, a sculptor who’s impressive credentials do not…

Review: Surrealism: The Poetry of Dreams, Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane.

Review by Amelia Groom In 1942 André Breton staged an exhibition in New York at the Whitelaw Reid Mansion called First Papers of Surrealism, the…

Q&A with Marcus Jansen: Artwork Winner, Creative Works Competition 2010

The Aesthetica Creative Works Competition is open for entries! Now in its fourth year, the competition is dedicated to celebrating and championing creative talent across…

Last Chance to See: Marcel Odenbach’s Probeliegen, Freud Museum, London.

Review by Sarah Richter, a candidate for the MA in Art History at Richmond the American International University in London. The current exhibition at Freud…

Pioneers of Sound Art: Gone with the Wind, Raven Row, London.

Review by Alex Gibson The building was beautiful and it was light. The rooms are impeccably restored so that visiting the Raven Row gallery would…

Review:Dissipated and Isolated Neighbourhoods: Sterile Environment, Catalyst Arts, Belfast.

Review by Angela Darby Belfast‘s reputation is one of a fractured city in which city planning was curtailed or defined by social unrest. However, over…

The Vorticists: Manifesto for a Modern World, Tate Britain, London.

Review by Sarah Richter, a candidate for the MA in Art History at Richmond the American International University in London. Vorticism was a British Avant…

Two Weeks, Ten Artists, One Objective: Artist of the Day 2011, Flowers Gallery, Cork Street, London.

Pioneered by Angela Flowers in 1983 Artist of the Day is an annual event whereby ten selectors choose an artist to each hold a one…

Fundamental Stages of Being: Presence, Absence, Kingsland Road Studio, London.

Review by Alex Tieghi-Walker Tucked underneath an ordinary yellow-bricked housing development, like so many now trailing the canal in East London, is a rather extraordinary…

Pablo Bronstein: Sketches for Regency Living, ICA, London.

Review by Paul Hardman Bronstein is the first artist to have had the opportunity to use all of the ICA‘s available spaces for a solo…

Multi-Sensory Dialogues: Q&A with Russell Hill, Catlin Art Prize Winner 2011.

Established in 2007, the Catlin Art Prize recognises and supports the development of recent art graduates in the UK. Following their final degree shows, artists…

Transformations in the Domestic Realm: Haegue Yang, Teacher of Dance, Modern Art Oxford.

Review by Lucy Hobbs Five tomato cans, elevated on a cylindrical platform boasting tightly-knitted mauve exteriors introduce visitors to Haegue Yang’s foremost solo UK exhibition…

Marjolijn Dijkman: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, Spike Island, Bristol.

Review by Regina Papachlimitzou In Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, Dutch artist Marjolijn Dijkman offers a fresh and intriguing perspective on the well-trodden but nonetheless relevant and…

Liverpool’s First International Photography Festival: Look11, Various Venues, Liverpool.

Review by Kenn Taylor A new entry on Liverpool’s cultural calendar, Look11, is a vast photography festival encompassing exhibitions, events and projects taking place over…

Photographic Examinations of Femininity: Neeta Madahar & Madame Yevonde, PM Gallery & House, London.

Review by Sarah Richter, a candidate for the MA in Art History at Richmond the American International University in London. The Role Play exhibit is…

The Sly and Unseen Day: George Shaw, South London Gallery

Review by Paul Hardman The most important thing to say about this George Shaw exhibition, The Sly and Unseen Day is that the paintings are…

The Quiet Man of the YBAs: Angus Fairhurst, Westfaelischer Kunstverein, Münster, Germany

Angus Fairhurst (1966-2008) was one of the most influential members of the group of artists associated with London’s Goldsmiths College in the late 1980s. Fairhurst…

Broadening Access to the Visual Arts: Q&A with Nathan Engelbrecht, Director of EB&Flow Gallery, London.

Interview by Bethany Rex EB&Flow opened this spring in Shoreditch with an aim to build long term relationships with artists from a formative stage in…

Degree Shows 2011: Aesthetica’s Round-Up

Our June/July issue has just hit the shelves, which covers the latest opening at the Guggenheim Bilbao, ArtAngel’s new commission at MIF and features Bruce…

Visual Puzzles: Hannah Starkey, Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast.

Review by Angela Darby Without a doubt, Hannah Starkey, is a prolific and accomplished artist. Her solo exhibition at the Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast presents…

The Absence of External Frames: Florian Meisenberg, Kate MacGarry, London

Review by Mallory Nanny, a candidate for the MA in Art History at Richmond the American International University in London. Currently on view at Kate…

Celebrating Latin American Art: PINTA Art Fair

Presenting the very best in modern and contemporary Latin American art, PINTA follows last week’s record sale of Latin American art at Sotheby’s, New York.

Mark Leckey’s Fusion of Technology and Theatricality: SEE, WE ASSEMBLE, Serpentine Gallery, London.

Review by Mallory Nanny, a candidate for the MA in Art History at Richmond the American International University in London Turner Prize winner of 2008…

Clare Mitten, Cara Nahaul and Corinna Till: Jerwood Painting Fellowships, Jerwood Visual Arts, London.

Review by Laura Bushell Jerwood Visual Arts’ support for painters has morphed over the years from an annual cash prize through to the group show…

Re-examined Territories: the British Council present Mike Nelson, Venice Biennale

Venice is the biggest date in the art world diary and Mike Nelson’s installation, conceived and created in the British Pavilion is no different. Nelson…

The Viewer as Subject: Magical Consciousness, Arnolfini, Bristol.

Review by Regina Papachlimitzou Magical Consciousness examines and negotiates philosopher Vilém Flusser’s postulation that the act of looking carries more intrinsic potential than the object…

Richard Long/Giuseppe Penone, Haunch of Venison, London

Review by Emily Sack, a candidate for the MA in Art History at Richmond the American International University in London. The tree of life, a…

A Knowledge of Things Familiar: David Beattie, Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, Dublin.

James Merrigan is an artist and art writer based in Dublin. David Beattie’s work has an element of alchemy about it, where banal objects or…

Simon Wallis

In conversation with Simon Wallis.

The Art Guide: New York & London

These books provide fully illustrated guides to the riches of New York and London, and the next volumes will map out Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam and Madrid.

The Brothers

Elin Høyland, fascinated by two brothers living in rural Norway, photographed them, documenting a way of life that is all but on the brink of extinction.

Paweł Althamer

Althamer is known for provocative pieces, often exploring the communicative powers of art and playing with the boundaries between spectator and artist.

There but for the

There but for the is the new novel from Ali Smith, best known for her acclaimed fiction including The Accidental, Hotel World and Girl Meets Boy.

A Summer of Drowning

Beautiful and haunting, A Summer of Drowning is set in the white nights of an Arctic summer on the lonely and atmospheric island of Kvaløya.

The Uncoupling

When new drama teacher, Fran Heller arrives and chooses Aristophanes’ comedy Lysistrata, a new era begins in the sleepy town of Stellar Plains, New Jersey.

Relinquishing Control

Acclaimed American director, Robert Wilson, presents The Life and Death of Marina Abramovic in a new interpretation of the artist’s life and work.

Underground Railroad

Underground Railroad’s third album White Night Stand is both intense and touching, taking influence from Liars and Radiohead to American alternative rock.

Digital, Online and On-Air

Online radio is helping musicians break free from their reliance on big-name stations. Want to get your album tracks played? There’s a show for that.

EMA

After relocating from South Dakota to Los Angeles and with a background in noise bands, it comes as no surprise that Erika M Anderson’s debut solo record takes in a wide range of influences.

Brian Eno

Brian Eno is undeniably a shapeshifter. It’s little wonder, then, that his collaboration with Rick Holland has no limits where style, tempo and mood are concerned.