Examining the use of photography to question the nature of accepted truths and subjective realities, the images sit between fact and fiction.
Pockets of Colour
Picking up on small strips of colour within manufactured locations, Kyle Jeffers builds up textures through costume, props and layouts.
Studio Brasch works across fine art and conceptual projects, as well as brand campaigns, visual communication and direction.
Sculpture’s new talents consider the boundaries of the medium and its environmental impact, working with data and electricity, metal and sound.
Rebecca Reeve’s series Marjory’s World comments upon our increasingly urban existence – a sense of disconnect from the natural world.
Noémie Goudal takes viewers on a labyrinthine journey devoid of time and place to question natural surrounding phenomena.
Aesthetica Art Prize: Last Chance to Enter
Final week to submit to the Aesthetica Art Prize, offering a key platform for new and established artists to enter work onto the world stage.
The Richard Learoyd exhibition at Fundación MAPFRE is a timely refuge from the constant flow of digital imagery in the outside world.
It’s commonly believed that we’re living in the Anthropocene. ‘New Nordic Houses’ reflects on our relationship with nature and ways to coexist.
As a set designer, Serene Khan’s focus is on narrative, telling stories through composition and the tangibility of objects.
5 to See: This Weekend
Fact and fiction. Changing cities. Ecological crisis. This week’s must-see shows offer visions of a world in flux – and of the past, present and future.
How does a place live within us long after we have left and what traces of our passage remain there? Phillips Collection looks at the refugee crisis.
10 Seminal Installations
From digital works and video to immersive experiences and large-scale sculptures, these installations have changed the art world.
Luce Lapadula is interested in the mastering of natural light. Through sweeping grey skylines, the models become muses of nature.
5 Green Buildings
Aesthetica selects five green buildings around the world. These structures transform the urban landscape, looking towards sustainable future.
Half a century has passed since man first set foot on the moon. Museum of Fine Arts Houston celebrates with an exhibition of 40 photographs.
5 to Read: This Month
Top titles for August 2019 span eco-conscious design, light installation and street photography – interpreting the modern world through creativity.
The August / September Issue
Issue 90, entitled ‘Living for Today’, is a response to our times, covering innovative upcycled plastic whilst questioning alternative truths in the media.
All That Glitters
Photographed across four years, ‘The Canary & The Hammer’ by Lisa Barnard, shows how our dependence on gold was born.
Searching for Truth
“History is the art of highlighting whatever is hiding in plain sight.” Hito Steyerl’s installations reveal and question hidden power structures.
Constructing the Experimental
RIBA furthers its conversation on how architecture can influence arts, music, film and theatre with ‘The Architects Underground’.
Five Sustainable Fashion Collections
As brands place greater emphasis on ethical consumption, Aesthetica selects five new collections that combine style with sustainability.
A maze of organic, chrysalis-like shapes. A psychedelic hub embedded in a grassy bank. SelgasCano’s pavilion links design and nature.
Charlie Goodge sensitively draws attention to texture – velvet curtains and draped tablecloths create sumptuous visual environments.
5 to See: This Weekend
Top shows look at the legacies of iconic artists, photographers and architects whilst positioning the natural world as a metaphor for global issues.
A campus building from biotech company Unither is entirely self-sufficient, offsetting the energy it uses with renewable energy it generates onsite.
Beyond the Horizon
Anouk van Kalmthout’s works have become well-known for communicating a sense of the surreal – opening doors beyond perception.
10 Artists: Aesthetica Art Prize Success
From leading biennials to top cultural institutions, Aesthetica Art Prize alumni continue to demonstrate excellence across the globe.
A Sense of Balance
A swimmer cuts through a sun-dappled pool. Chairs cast shadows in summer light. Poetic work by André Kertész is on view at Jeu de Paume.
Presence in Absence
Berlin-based artist Chiharu Shiota is best known for immersive installations of interwoven threads. The largest solo show to date opens in Tokyo.
5 to See: This Weekend
From key 20th century events to dialogues between painting and photography, these shows demonstrate the importance of images in history.
Rafael Lozano-Hemmer’s interactive art environment offers audiences the opportunity to see, hear and touch sounds in the atmosphere.