Building Momentum

Producing atmospheric works, Lara Jade is setting trends in the world of fashion, portraiture and commercial photography both in the UK and abroad.

A Survey of the Postmodern

With 20 years hindsight, the V&A’s autumn blockbuster is the first major show to survey the visual products from the postmodern era.

Risk & Experimentation in Video Art: Project 35, Gertrude Contemporary, Fitzroy, Australia.

Text by Emily Bour Melbourne’s icy months present the perfect occasion to nestle in the dark and spend some quality time with Project 35. The…

TEST Presents…The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant, Town Hall Hotel, London.

Text by Emily Sack TEST Presents… provides Londoners with a different take on an art event. The online fashion, photography, and film magazine provides monthly…

Literary Art: Covergence, Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast.

Text by Angela Darby Literature has long been an essential driving force behind many contemporary visual artists’ practice. The exhibition Convergence at Golden Thread Gallery…

Three-Dimensional Bibliography: The Book on Books on Artists’ Books, Bloomberg Space, London.

Text by Lara Cory Arnaud Desjardin is a French-born, London artist and author of catalogue: The Everyday Press (2011) and Business as Usual (2010). He…

Performative Landscapes: Shaun Gladwell: Stereo Sequences, ACMI, Melbourne.

Text by Emily Bour Arriving at Shaun Gladwell’s Stereo Sequences exhibition, currently showing at the Australian Center for the Moving Image in Melbourne (ACMI), one…

Multi Sensory Experiences: InTransit Festival, 22-31 July, London.

Text by Nathan Breeze Built in 1962 by the Architects Robert Matthew, Johnson-Marshall and Partners, The Commonwealth Institute, characterised by a distinctive parabolic copper roof…

1986 Chernobyl: Jane and Louise Wilson, John Hansard Gallery, Southampton.

Jane and Louise Wilson were born in Newcastle and currently live and work in London. Using film, photography and sculpture, the Wilsons have created a…

Urban Pagan – Kid Acne: Kill Your Darlings, Millennium Gallery, Sheffield.

Kill Your Darlings is Kid Acne’s (b.1978) first solo exhibition in Sheffield, where he has lived and works for the last 15 years. Kid Acne…

Call for Entries: Aesthetica Creative Works Competition

The Aesthetica Creative Works Competition is open for entries! With categories for artwork, poetry and short fiction, the Creative Works Competition provides a great opportunity…

Heather Ross: Constants in Practice, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh.

Review by Colin Herd In July 2010, the painter Heather Ross (b.1983) won the Alastair Salvesen Travel Scholarship, a funding opportunity aimed at young artists…

Challenging Perception: René Magritte: The Pleasure Principle, Tate Liverpool.

Review by Kenn Taylor The imagery of Belgian surrealist René Magritte has long become a part of popular culture. More importantly than that though, he…

Once Upon a Time: Fantastic Narratives in Contemporary Video, Guggenheim Museum Berlin.

Review by Katerina Valdivia Bruch The Guggenheim Museum Berlin presents in Once Upon a Time: Fantastic Narratives in Contemporary Video, six artists from its collection…

Thomas Struth: Photographs 1978-2010, Whitechapel Gallery, London.

Review by Paul Hardman There is a moment in the film that accompanies the Thomas Struth: Photographs 1978-2010 exhibition, when the artist seems momentarily irritated…

Inverting Preconceptions of Materials, Ideas and Craft: Jerwood Makers Open, JVA, London.

Review by Kara Magid, a candidate for the MA in Art History at Richmond, The American International University in London. Jerwood Makers Open is a…

My Hands are Tied: You Seem The Same Always, The Common Guild, Glasgow

Review by Alistair Q Vince Lombardi, the 1960s American Football coach once said “The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at…

Sibylle Bergemann: The Poetry of Polaroids: C/O Berlin.

Review by Katerina Valdivia Bruch Quoting Susan Sontag in her book On Photography (1977), “All photographs are memento mori. To take a photograph is to…

United by Difference: Michelangelo Pistoletto’s The Mirror of Judgement: Serpentine Gallery, London.

Review by Mallory Nanny, a candidate for the MA in Art History at Richmond the American International University in London. The Serpentine Gallery currently boasts…

The Simplicity of Existence: Daisy Boman: Encounter: Halcyon Gallery, New Bond Street.

Review by Sarah Richter, a candidate for the MA in Art History at Richmond the American International University in London. Daisy Boman’s second exhibition entitled…