Photography as Reinvention

The 22nd edition of PHotoESPAÑA is arranged around key principles: nationhood, the environment and the next generation of talent.

From Behind the Scenes

The mid-20th century was a time of transformation and innovation. Shunk-Kender photographed events in Paris and New York.

5 to See: This Weekend

Top picks for the end of June include architectural structures, a celebration of female photographers and a call-to-action on the climate crisis.

A Reflective Gaze

Cindy Sherman is widely recognised as one of the world’s leading contemporary artists. A major retrospective opens at National Portrait Gallery.

Revolutionary Tales

Over seventy photographers pay homage to half a century of change with Urban Impulses: Latin American photography from 1959 to 2016.

Photographic Evolution

The camera has undergone an enormous series of reinventions. J. Paul Getty Museum charts its fast pace of development into the digital age.

New Representations

From intimate documentary to surreal staging, Aesthetica selects five female-led exhibitions to see during the Rencontres d’Arles festival.

Human Flow

Properly implemented bus routes, congestion zones, inner-city parks and bike lanes are unlocking huge benefits for local communities.

Subliminal Messages

‘Ultra: Art for the Women’s World Cup’, explores the joy, sorrow and excess of professional football through multimedia works and colour theory.

Defining Images

A new photography show highlights key works that define our times, reflecting the power of the medium to change the way society sees the world.

Endless Summer

Silhouettes jump into open pools. Palm trees line unblemished beaches. These are the scenes shown in Bildhalle’s latest exhibition.

Neon Commutes

Andrew Albright’s compositions contain dreamy shifts in light and colour. They revel in high exposure to reveal neon palettes in the everyday.

Personal Structures

Made whilst living in Yangon, Myanmar, Jerome Ming’s new series, Oobanken, derives from an early interest in structures and interventions.

Amplified Voices

Curated by the Aperture Foundation, New York, Black Is Beautiful is the first-ever major exhibition dedicated to Kwame Brathwaite.

5 to See: This Weekend

This weekend’s must-see shows reflect on the present, exploring powerful stories of migration and humanity’s impact on the environment.

Civil Blues

With ‘Civil Rights & The Memphis Blues’ social historian Ernest C. Withers charts the struggle and soul of Memphis, Tennessee, in profound detail.

Complex Messages

Welcoming speakers and invited guests from Magnum’s ‘The Medium is the Message’ symposium will explore four themes that define life in 2019.

Visions of an Era

The cities of Paris and New York are the subject of Berenice Abbott retrospective at Fundación MAPFRE, focusing on a period of transformation.

Compelling Narratives

Ole Marius Joergensen creates scenes based around mystery and the landscape. The latest series taps into the influence of David Lynch.

10 to See: UK Summer Shows

Aesthetica collates 10 of the best exhibitions to see this summer, featuring the latest in digital technology and renowned self-portraiture.