Suspended Forms

James Owen’s practice is inspired by mathematical equations and flowing movements within nature. The episodic images are contemporary and kinetic.

AAP 2019: Daniel Mullen

For Aesthetica Art Prize 2019 shortlisted artist Daniel Mullen, painting is a means to figuratively communicate abstract concepts.

5 to See: This Weekend

Aesthetica selects five new exhibitions from around the world. Each show questions nostalgia, history and identity through visual arts.

AAP 2019: Sim Chi Yin

Aesthetica Art Prize shortlisted artist Sim Chi Yin was commissioned by the Nobel Peace Prize to create a video work which pairs two landscapes.

10 to See: This Season

Aesthetica collates must-see UK exhibitions for February and March 2019. The selection includes both major retrospectives and emerging talent.

Modes of Consumption

Ahead of the Future Now Symposium 2019, Ashleigh Kane, Art & Culture Editor at Dazed, expands on the changing nature of arts journalism.

AAP 2019: Alec Von Bargen

Alec Von Bargen’s photographic series Under the Blue Skies of Agok captures profoundly intimate moments of displaced peoples in South Sudan.

Unearthing the Canon

“I couldn’t think of a better place to have a dialogue about art today and what it can be.” – Jeff Koons on his new show at Ashmolean, Oxford.

Spatial Fluidity

South Korean artist Kimsooja’s To Breathe uses light and mirrors to explore meditative and transformative experiences of space.

5 to Read: This Month

Immersive installation, visionary architecture and artists’ postcards come together in February 2019’s compilation of must-read publications.

Aesthetica Art Prize 2019

Covering themes from technology and urbanisation to population growth and climate change, the Aesthetica Art Prize 2019 shortlist is announced.

Future Now: Rethinking Design

The Aesthetica Future Now Symposium 2019 welcomes speakers to discuss the responsibility of design for shaping more sustainable societies.

Interior Worlds

Daniel Forero’s Reflections series was inspired by wanting to bring the beauty of the outside world into the photography studio.

5 to See: This Weekend

February begins with a selection of inspiring photography and video exhibitions. Each responds to changing ideas of place and time.

The February / March Issue

Issue 87, Idea Generation, takes stock of what’s to come in the future of art, design, architecture and photography. Find out more about the issue.

Rhythms from the City

Eamonn Doyle has quickly moved from DJ to street photographer, documenting Dublin’s inhabitants through an anonymous, isolated lens.

Seminal Construction

Bauhaus is celebrated this year; at its centenary, the school continues to assert its legacy with classic aesthetics and collaborative sensibilities.

Digital Identities

How can art make sense of the digital age? BALTIC investigates new possibilities offered by technology in relation to citizenship and activism.

Seaside Culture

Martin Parr’s Beach Therapy, a new publication from Damiani, presents an optimistic, communal portrait of human experience and leisure time.

10 to See: Photo Festivals 2019

Aesthetica’s selection of international photography festivals to watch looks to the future, celebrating new media and fresh talent.