Spatial Experiments

The renowned Dutch fair returns, providing a space for photographers that are testing uneven ground through bold, abstracted compositions.

Illusory Narratives

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.

Unlimited Possibilities

Studio Brasch works across fine art and conceptual projects, as well as brand campaigns, visual communication and direction.

Changing Definitions

Sculpture’s new talents consider the boundaries of the medium and its environmental impact, working with data and electricity, metal and sound.

Looking Outwards

Rebecca Reeve’s series Marjory’s World comments upon our increasingly urban existence – a sense of disconnect from the natural world.


5 to See: This Weekend

New exhibitions span from the mid-20th century to today – charting shifting approaches to street photography, sculpture and the role of the lens.

The Present Moment

Unseen Amsterdam returns for its eighth edition, highlighting the latest developments at the forefront of contemporary photography.

Vibrant Expression

Barcelona-based photographer Txema Yeste captures vibrant traditional Spanish costume across bold works rich in colour and narrative.

5 to Read: This Month

Aesthetica selects must-read publications for September. These books celebrate the works of female artists whilst navigating the US.

10 to See: London Design Festival

London Design Festival returns for 2019. The 17th edition looks to the future, responding to the climate crisis and key questions of our times.

5 to See: This Weekend

Must-see exhibitions for the start of September focus on colour, highlighting the visionary artists that have altered the way we record the world.

Enduring Architecture

“Like all human creations, buildings are destined to deteriorate and disappear.” Architect Tadao Ando is renowned for a use of geometry and light.

Bright Geometry

‘Colour Mania’ at Fotomuseum Winterthur highlights the story of colour as a material in photography and film, featuring Barbara Kasten.

Creative Catalyst

Parkett is now opening the doors to the small museum of contemporary art formed by the rarely seen creations of the more than 270 artists.

Kaleidoscopic Worlds

Signature polka dots. Bright colours. Infinite space. These have come to define the installations of iconic contemporary artist Yayoi Kusama.

A Pioneering Vision

Berenice Abbott’s photographic life began in 1923 in the studio of iconic Dadaist and Surrealist Man Ray. Her legacy was to be one of modernity.

Lee Miller: Modern Icon

‘Modern Women Artists: Lee Miller’ introduces the photographer’s life, including intriguing Surrealist images that have rarely been seen.

5 to See: This Weekend

This weekend’s must-see exhibitions demonstrate the breadth of photography, moving between documentary and hyper-realism.

Nocturnal Journeys

American photographer Todd Hido captures the mystery of suburbia in ‘Light from Within’, portraying static houses glowing in the darkness.

Alpine Gaze

Magnum has documented the evolution of mountains over the course of the eight decades. Sweeping snowy landscapes and crisp skylines.

New Steps Forward

Jessica Walsh – of Sagmeister & Walsh – has recently launched her own agency, specialising in branding and advertising.

Visual Tension

Photographer Petrina Hicks crafts pristine portraits rich with mythological symbolism, drawing on historical representations of women.

5 to See: This Weekend

From otherworldly installations and futuristic technologies to suburban landscapes and street photography, Aesthetica selects must-see shows.

Artificial Landscapes

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.

Seeking Coexistence

It’s commonly believed that we’re living in the Anthropocene. ‘New Nordic Houses’ reflects on our relationship with nature and ways to coexist.

Animated Interiors

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.

Global Displacement

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.

Atmospheric Worlds

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.

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