Interview with S1 Artspace Artist Resident Keith Wilson

Sculptor Keith Wilson is about to commence his two month residency at S1 Artspace, where he will be utilising the gallery as both a discussion space, working studio and display space.

Janet Cardiff: The Forty-Part Motet at BALTIC, Gateshead

Janet Cardiff understands intuitively a cardinal aesthetic principle – that less is more. She notes the virtues of a spartan layout that emphasises the nuances of a score over invasive ephemera.

VIP Photo

The world’s first online art fair is back with a new edition, VIP Photo. The event aims to represent a selection of photography reflecting the best in modern and contemporary art from leading galleries.

Ryan Gander: The Fallout of Living, Lisson Gallery

Ryan Gander’s show at Lisson takes as its theme the notion of art and artist becoming inextricable, the moment in which an artist no longer quite knows how to separate their work from their life.

Fashion Film: OUROBOROS

Karl&Tynan are the writers and directors of Ouroboros, a film of Ravensbourne’s 2012 fashion graduates. The video features all 80 fashion graduates and showcases a variety of outfits.

Aesthetica Art Prize: Painting & Drawing Showcase

Aesthetica celebrates the visual arts in all forms and that’s why our Art Prize welcomes entries from artists working in all mediums. Artists may submit their work into any one of the four categories.

HOME: A Public Art Project for Peckham

As a society we are less fixed on living in one place, Julia Vogl’s latest work HOME is a large scale public art work, audio and visual, that reflects Peckham’s residents’ ideas of why London is their home.

Jerwood Drawing Prize 2012: Shortlisted Artists Announced

The Jerwood Drawing Prize is the largest and longest running annual open exhibition for drawing in the UK. The Prize explores and celebrates the diversity, excellence and range of drawing practices.

Behind the Scenes: The Stone Roses

The Stone Roses’ recent homecoming gig in Manchester has been hailed as a triumph. For those of you who still want more, Dennis Morris’ photo essay on the rise of the band’s career should suffice.

Vivienne Westwood’s Vision of London, Tate Britain

Fashion designer Vivienne Westwood appears in a brand new film to talk about two paintings which capture her vision of London. Westwood discusses the work of Frank Auerbach and JM Whistler.

Edvard Munch: The Modern Eye at Tate Modern, London

If Edvard Munch is mentioned in conversation; The Scream will surely follow. He may be spoken of as the Norwegian painter whose 1895 pastel version of The Scream sold by Sotheby’s for $120 million.

Prix Pictet Shortlist Announced at Les Rencontres d’Arles

The Prix Pictet uses the power of photography to raise public awareness to the environmental and social challenges of the new millennium. This year’s theme is Power: an idea with enormous breadth.

The Bloomsbury Art Fair at Goodenough College, London

The Bloomsbury Art Fair opens this week and offers visitors an opportunity to buy and enjoy works of art at an event that celebrates the talents of established, as well as emerging, contemporary artists.

A Peculiar Form Of Fiction at S1 Artspace, Sheffield

History isn’t just out there, particles of memory floating around. Since a story exists only in its telling, to convey truth requires mediation. Artworks in this exhibition lie between truth and telling.

Jenny Saville, Modern Art Oxford

Modern Art Oxford presents Jenny Saville’s first solo show in a UK public institution, an exhibition that traces Saville’s practice from the early nineties to the present day. From 23 February.

Loss, Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast

Co-curated with the Imperial War Museum, Loss explores its theme through the work of four renowned artists, Jananne Al-Ani, Annabel Dover, Rozanne Hawksley and Steve McQueen.

Preview – Art & Anarchy at the East End Film Festival

The East End Film Festival (EEFF) is now one of the biggest international film events in the UK. Their six day programme features documentaries and shorts, including 14 world premieres.

Child Hood – The Real Event, The Royal Academy, London

This show depicts trauma and neglect through sound, text, bright paintings, puppets, sculptures and costumes. Papier-mâché monsters engulf rooms and creatures fly over imagined towns.

Josef Herman: Warsaw, Brussels, Glasgow, London, 1938-44 at The Royal West of England Academy

Joseph Herman:Warsaw,Brussels,Glasgow,London, 1938-44 focuses on the formative years of Herman’s prolific career, which spanned seven decades. Born in Warsaw in 1911, the artist fled, in 1938, to Brussels.

Aesthetica Short Film Festival returns to York this November: New Venues and More Screenings!

Aesthetica is delighted to present the Aesthetica Short Film Festival in venues across the city of York in November 2012. The four-day festival programme will showcase leading short film.