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5 to See: This Weekend

Powerful documentary photography, dreamlike images and collaborative installations come together towards the end of April.

Vivid Ruminations

For Belgium-based American artist Matthew J. Frock, balance provides the central theme of his meditative, colour-laden paintings.

A Sense of Anonymity

An ominous light glows through open doorways. Palm trees linger outside suburban buildings. These are scenes captured by Henry Wessel.

10 to See: Photo London

Aesthetica selects events and presentations to watch at Photo London 2019, navigating the past, present and future of photography.

International Photography

The Royal Photographic Society’s International Photography Exhibition is the world’s longest running show dedicated to image-making.

Youthful Expression

In 2018 American photographer and filmmaker Tyler Mitchell made history. The first solo exhibition of the artist’s work opens at Foam.

Surreal Allegory

Clarence John Laughlin was dubbed the father of American surrealism. Atlanta’s High Museum holds the largest collection of his work.

Discovering New Talent

Circulation(s) is a festival dedicated to discovering and promoting Europe’s young photographic talent. It returns for 2019.

Shaping our Attention

New Artists: “Like so many people I get overwhelmed by outside stimuli.” Maarten Rots’ images stretch over textured walls, reclining in sunlight.

A Visual Reflection

Beyond Boundaries is a wide-reaching new exhibition at Aperture Foundation, offering a visual reflection of contemporary practice.

5 to See: This Weekend

Photography exhibitions and festivals across the globe address questions facing the next generation, offering poignant visual commentary.

Sony World Photography Awards: Winners Announced

The winners of the 2019 Sony World Photography Awards are announced, offering unique perspectives from across the globe.

Lost Worlds

Italian photographer Paolo Di Paolo drew a bold portrait of a country emerging from WWII. Unseen works are on view in a show at MAXXI.

Making Connections

Contemporary artists, designers and architects at Art Beijing 2019 question what it means to be human in the 21st century’s digital landscape.

Shattering Illusions

Erwin Olaf: I Am presents the first comprehensive survey of the photographer’s work, from early images in black-and-white to iconic colour series.

Panoramic Views

Massimo Vitali is recognised for large-scale images of beaches and mass leisure events, awash with colour and a sense of optimism.

A Geological Record

A fascination with defunct elements of society is at the heart of Dane Mitchell’s installation at this year’s Venice Biennale.

Evanescent Portraits

New Artists: Isabelle Chapuis’ series, Anitya, creates a dialogue between skin and sand, delving into the idea of impermanence.

5 to See: This Weekend

Landscape photography, archive imagery and sculpture come together in this week’s latest shows, surveying the history of visual culture.

Emerging Voices

PhotoIreland Festival celebrates its 10th anniversary. 2019’s New Irish Works engages with history, migration and the digital age.

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