Bharat Sikka: Matter, Amsterdam

Matter is a new series of works by photographer Bharat Sikka. Featured on the cover of Aesthetica, Sikka has worked with the likes of The New York Times, Wallpaper, Vanity Fair and Vogue India.

Thessaloniki Biennial of Contemporary Art: Everywhere But Now

The Thessaloniki Biennial of Contemporary Art opens to the public 19 September under the thought provoking title, Everywhere But Now. Relating to the questions of…

Formento+Formento: Circumstance

This September Formento+Formento celebrates the launch of a new artbook, Circumstance. The book will be released by YellowKorner internationally and will shortly arrive in the UK and France.

Review of Miles Aldridge: I Only Want You to Love Me at Somerset House, London

A host of characters inhabits a long hall of a space in this major retrospective of photographer Miles Aldridge’s work. Actress-models reinterpret the costumes and stances of the film noir femme fatale.

Country Matters, London

Country Matters unites the work of Bert Hardy, Roger Mayne, Tony Ray-Jones, Colin Jones, Chris Killip, Homer Sykes, Sirkka-Liisa Kontinnen, Martin Parr, Mark Power, Anna Fox and Ken Grant.


The purpose of the PHOTOQUAI photography biennale is to highlight the best photography from across the globe. Since its creation in 2007 there have been four editions, giving exposure to 200 photographers, most of them unpublished in France.

Review of Kool-Aid Wino at Franklin Street Works, Stamford

A mysterious final word ‘mayonnaise’ is how Richard Brautigan ended his most well known publication, Trout Fishing in America. Kool-Aid Wino at Franklin Street Works takes its name from the book.

Docks Art Fair, Lyon

Docks Art Fair celebrates its fourth year by taking up a permanent site. Since its conception, the event has become a centre for art lovers and this year it moves a few 100 meters to the south of the Sucrière.

Shortlist for New Sensations

Channel 4 and The Saatchi Gallery have announced the shortlist and finalists for this year’s New Sensations Prize. The work of 20 young artists will be exhibited in a show in London opening 12 October.

Garry Fabian Miller: Voyage, London

Garry Fabian Miller’s new series, Voyage, marks the close of a 37-year chapter and represents an exciting new direction for the artist. HackelBury Fine Art, London, opens the debut of the collection.

Elad Lassry at 303 Gallery, New York

In his rigorously formatted photographs, which never exceed the dimensions of a magazine page or spread, Elad Lassry elaborates on the potential of a photograph to exist as a sculpture.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Count Down – Irene Fearnside

The deadline for the Aesthetica Art Prize has been extended for one day. A celebration of excellence in art from across the world, the Prize offers artists the opportunity to showcase their work.

Visa Pour l’Image, Perpignan

Visa pour l’Image celebrates its 25th festival, which is an achievement outstripping the original hopes of the founders. The festival is an annual, week-long meeting for 3000 photographers.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Count Down 3 Days to Go – Nick Greenwich

Artist Nick Greenwich conducts his practice around themes of moral dualism and ontological ruin in human existence. His work has been longlisted in the Aesthetica Art Prize 2012.

Rolf Sachs: Camera in Motion: from Chur to Tirano, St Moritz Art Masters

Noted for his conceptual approach, Rolf Sachs has photographed fleeting moments of the landscape along the World Heritage Rhaetian Albula/Bernina train journey between Thusis and Tirano.

Review of Coming into Fashion: A Century of Photography at Condé Nast, City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Coming into Fashion – a unique glimpse into the most sparkling and striking of images from the international Condé Nast archives- is both a history lesson in glamour and an ode to photography.

Susan Yardley: SCAR, Finalist in the Aesthetica Creative Writing Competition 2012

There’s over a week left to enter the Aesthetica Creative Writing Competition. Now in its sixth year, the award is a great opportunity for emerging and established writers to showcase their work.

A Journey Through London’s Subculture: 1980s to Now

A Journey Through London’s Subculture at the Old Selfridges Hotel is part of the ICA’s Off-Site. The exhibition illustrates a perceived thread of creativity between the post-punk era and the present day.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Count Down 11 Days to Go – Mary Humphrey

There’s still time to enter the Aesthetica Art Prize before 31 August, and as we head closer to that date we’re counting down with a run-through of artists selected in last year’s Prize.

Frieze London 2013: Frieze Talks Announced

For this year’s Frieze London, Frieze Talks will include: Jérôme Bel, Meredith Monk and Stephen Shore as part of the line up of international artists, filmmakers, curators and cultural commentators.