Leanne Claxton (her work appeared in the August/September issue) is an artist and print designer based between the UK and Hong Kong. She has opened the doors to her UK studio and welcomes RSVP guests until 21 December.
Angela Di Finizio
Aardenburg & De Vries
With a current focus on large-scale drawings and sculptures, Xiaowei Chen (her work appeared in the October/November issue) has a solo exhibition Endless Points at AroundSpace Gallery in Shanghai until 30 December.
Utilising primarily analogue processes, Eleanor Rickard seeks narrative in both the landscapes and the people she encounters. Her work focuses on the stillness and beauty of fleeting moments, as well as mythological narratives which blur the line between fact and fiction.
Aesthetica Artists' Directory: Current Artists' Profiles
The Aesthetica Artists’ Directory is a global network of artists engaging with the professional art world. In print, on our website and in social media we have created a forum for discussion and interactivity where artists, galleries, collectors, critics, curators and enthusiasts can meet and discover art from around the world.
A moving, curated platform of those shaping the industry today, each Directory runs concurrently in our bi-monthly magazine, including print and combined digital profiles that offer a gateway to boundary-pushing practices and innovative modes of thought. Below is a selection from the current issue. To view the artist’s full profile, click the preview.
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Photographic duo Aardenburg & De Vries create dynamic compositions that build on reality, with a minimum of post-production enhancement.
Aili Vint’s art practice is inspired by water and spans VR and digital light installations, as well as paintings and digital collages. She notes: “My…
Spanish photographer Ana Junko explores the interplay between light and darkness as a visual language.
Naples-based photographer Angela Di Finizio explores hidden aspects of humanity, producing a highly personal geography of places and figures.
With a background in architectural conservation, Anna Belleforte translates scale and perspective into spaces that are familiar yet thought-provoking
Anne Louise Blicher is a Danish printmaker and oil painter who examines the inner potential of objects and materials.
Fashion designer Beata Guzinska's latest collection is entitled KASH and is distinguished by bold use of colour and religious motifs.
Brett Dyer's recent work combines figures with evocative colours and patterns, revealing the complexity of the human spirit.
Brigitte Yoshiko Pruchnow experiments with multimedia to blend analogue methods with a Japanese heritage, playing with light and shadow.
Carla Cescon constructs set-like compositions, capturing them as sequences of movement and light.
Célia Hay’s first feature film Aphra and Aradia, commissioned by the Institute of Contemporary Arts, premiered in November in London.
The concept of “double displacement” drives Chad Wong's work, uncovering the past as a means to establish an authentic identity.
Through a practice primarily concerned with painting and sculpture, Cho, Hui-Chin demonstrates a deep interest in the amalgamation of materials.
Paris-based David Dejous works to reveal the paradoxes within images, considering their equivocal nature and their ambiguities.
Through his paintings David Hinterkörner searches for the ideal combination of structure, colour and emotion.
Painter Diana Savostaite considers her process akin to a diary, where daily moments and combine with a joyful approach to mediums and materials.
Living and working in Ljubljana, Duša Jesih is interested in structural abstraction and colour theory.
Utilising primarily analogue processes, photographer Eleanor Rickard seeks narrative in both the landscapes and the people she encounters.
With an emphasis on materiality, Ezra Enzo’s pieces examine the boundaries between land, language, femininity and power.
In her practice, Francesca Centioni Dene uses analogue and alternative photographic processes, including printmaking and collage.
The tactile, colourful qualities of Gliska's works are representative of paintings which often dominate the viewer's perception.
Through her Mountain series, Icelandic sculptor Gudrun Nielsen addresses human impact within contemporary cityscapes.
Through video works Heesoo Agnes Kim plays upon the notion of dreams and deals with issues of identity
Beautiful African Woman is the new series by award-winning, Barcelona-based Houda Bakkali. The artist seeks to pay homage to her African heritage though a straightforward…
Inspired by the surrounding landscapes of rural Cumbria in the UK, Ian Heslop creates dynamic large-scale oil paintings.
Ioanna Sakellaraki's work is inspired by the power of recalling and rebuilding memory from the nonexistent.
Seoul-based Jaehee Yoo’s abstracted paintings allude to the South Korean landscape.
Australia-based James De Vere creates fine art using traditional media. He is also an avid traveller, gathering inspiration from international locations.
Janis Cornelius paints landscapes and seascapes of the UK and Antigua, as well as portraiture of Londoners in their workplaces.
Joshua Armitage is a painter based in London. His work fuses observations made in the present with layers of personal memory and experience.
To draw a line on a surface is also to enable that surface to take form from that gesture. As such, Harris considers her work to be a collaboration.
American artist Kench Lott creates visual paradoxes – an experimental and playful example of 21st century sculpture.
Pushing the boundaries of aesthetics and social realism, Kristin Bedford's photography explores race, visual stereotypes and self-expression.
Uniting art and fashion as one, each of Leanne Claxton's scarves intertwines drawing, painting, screenprinting and digital printing.
Lucas Redondo Bonet is a Spanish painter based in South Korea, where he currently teaches figurative art.
The work of painter Luis Fraile (1947-2016) is complex and unsettling; his pieces feature endless transformations with ambitious yet controlled expressionism.
Martin Cole's series of images was created in Palermo; it comprises the practice-based outcome of his ongoing PhD research in Photography.
Matthew Rimmer's works draw parallels between aquariums, minimalist sculpture and the sublime, exploring the realms of submerged physics and colour.
New York-based May Parlar is a photography and video artist creating visual narratives exploring identity, belonging and time.
A creative and conservation artist, Michael Harris Wilson works with painting, sculpture and photography.
USA-based painter Nicole Renee Ryan uses the landscape as a way to explore the complex interactions of memory and imagination.
Peng-Yu Chen is a Taiwanese digital artist, inspired by computer animation, gaming and globalised content.
Australia-based artist Peter Georgakis takes a multi-disciplinary approach to his compositions, creating multilayered, uncanny images.
Richard Shipley's technique has evolved into abstraction – shadows and lines cast soft impressions across each piece.
Liechtenstein-based Roland Blum specialises in abstract aerial photography. His latest series Poetry of Silence was created in the Sperrgebiet, in the Namib Desert.
Puerto Colombia-based Sharon Alviz is a conceptual artist interested in the urban landscape.
Sonya Rademeyer and Chloe Lam created I Am Because You Are – a video performance that comments on relationships and a social responsibility towards the environment.
Stéphanie Langard has developed a passion for fine art informed by a variety of materials and techniques.
Addressing the intersection of traditional craft with contemporary culture, Stephen Wilson questions the categorisation of mediums that designates what is and is not considered as fine art.
Suzanne Taylor is an interdisciplinary artist whose work investigates the psychopathology of social disorganisation.
Of particular interest to Tom Pettis is the theme of time – its ongoing narrative and its relationship to the human condition.
Charcoal artist Victoria General evokes a sense of familiarity within unexplored corners of the urban environment.
Beijing-born Yuanhao Gu attends Whitman College, where he combines traditional Chinese painting techniques with western art training.
Based in Rotterdam, Yuki Ioroi produces threedimensional pieces that incorporate words as a representation of human behaviour.