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An Intimate Perspective

Joanna Piotrowska’s artwork, on view at Tate Britain, dwells on the dynamics of power, often expressed within uncanny domestic spaces.

Framing Utopia

New Artists: Fikri Amanda Abubakar crafts endless utopias where open windows, mirrors and empty rooms are diffused by pastel sunsets.

5 to See: This Weekend

Across the UK, Europe and US, photography exhibitions opening at the start of May explore diverse subcultures and global communities.

5 to Read: This Month

Must-read publications for May draw a wide reaching survey of life around the world: from the British seaside to San Francisco and beyond.

Vanishing Traces

Expansive natural landscapes, intriguing shapes and contrasting colours. Dutch artist Scarlett Hooft Graafland’s images heighten reality.

Heterotopia Today

Matla’s Pavilion at the Venice Biennale considers the importance of place, belonging, migration and displacement through alternate realities.

10 to See: Venice Biennale

The 58th International Art Exhibition is titled May You Live In Interesting Times. 2019’s artists creatively respond to political and social realities.

Luigi Pericle: A Restoration

Chiara Gatti and the Archivio Luigi Pericle association present a post-humous retrospective of Pericle’s works during the 58th Venice Art Biennale.

A Masterly Vision

The late Armenian-Turkish artist Ara Güler was born in 1928 in Istanbul – a city which would become the subject of an iconic body of work.

Transforming the City

Toronto’s month-long Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival opens, transforming urban spaces through contemporary artwork.

Minimal Landscapes

Presenting work by nearly 100 of the latest voices in contemporary art, The Other Art Fair returns to Brooklyn for the Spring 2019 edition.

Curious Details

New Artists: Karol Malecki’s images pose questions about our exterior world. Through taste, touch, warmth and cold, the answers are for the senses.

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.