Scientific Perspective

Sitting between photography and field research, Eddo Hartmann’s images depict the vulnerability of ecosystems in the age of post-industrialisation.

Playful Silhouettes

Inspired by the busy streets on the island of Corsica, So AsA began to build up a portfolio of silhouettes, having originally shot in black and white.

Powerful Storytelling

A groundbreaking photography series depicts one of the world’s most important ecological locations as well as its diverse cultural narratives.

Distant Suburbia

Thomas Jordan is influenced by the northwest Chicago suburbs. These compositions transform everyday scenes into jewel-tone utopias.

Subtle Framing

Ian Howorth’s cinematic images, captured through analogue film, revel in the authenticity of opportunity, spontaneity and chance.

Animating the Everyday

Photographer Olivia Jeczmyk’s series focuses on simplicity and geometry – drawing attention to household items through minimalist design.


5 to See: This Weekend

Aesthetica selects five exhibitions opening this weekend. They are self-reflective and intimate – delving into personal and familial histories.

Sculptural Contrasts

Do objects have souls? Lee Ufan’s largest outdoor sculpture project in the USA consists of mostly unaltered boulders and stainless-steel plates .

Land of Dreams

A new Shirin Neshat show engages with the world through lens-based media, demonstrating the power of art to deconstruct the political climate.

Living in Harmony

For photographer Giorgia Bellotti, forests, fields and neighbouring mountainsides are platforms on which to explore the unconscious.

Photography and Reform

Dorothea Lange was a trailblazing female photographer committed to capturing raw, honest portraits. A new retrospective opens at MoMA.

5 to See: This Weekend

Aesthetica recommends shows across the UK, US and Europe. They present powerful socio-political and ecological messages through fine art.

Reimagining Home

How do we define the notion of belonging? Works by Bahman Jalali and Gohar Dashti look for answers, transforming the documentary genre.

5 to Read: This Month

A selection of new photography and architecture titles to explore this January. The list comprises compelling self-portraits and bold buildings.

Developing New Talent

The Jerwood/Photoworks Awards support photographers to make new work and develop their practice. 2020’s artists engage with history.

London Art Fair 2020

There are over 100 galleries exhibiting at the 2020 edition of London Art Fair. Aesthetica selects five must-see photographers to watch.

Visions of an Era

American photographer Bruce Davidson travelled to the UK in the autumn of 1960. The resulting visual essay reflects a changing social landscape.

5 to See: This Weekend

Top picks for the start of January 2020 look at diverse interpretations of life around the globe. Storytelling is at the heart of this selection.

Inquisitive Photography

Sally Mann has spent much of her career asking unsettling questions. She documents America’s southern landscape using 19th century methods.

Cross-Cultural Dialogues

Over the course of 12 weekends from December 2019 to March, an art, music and culture extravaganza descends upon the Al-Ula region.

Radical Design

China’s intense urban growth, paired with investment and the emergence of a middle class, has created a fertile architectural playground.

Celebrating Female Practitioners

The Max Mara Art Prize for Women. The only visual art award for women in the UK, the prize is due to be announced in early 2020,

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