5 to See: This Weekend

This weekend’s must-see exhibitions demonstrate the breadth of photography, moving between documentary and hyper-realism.

Nocturnal Journeys

American photographer Todd Hido captures the mystery of suburbia in ‘Light from Within’, portraying static houses glowing in the darkness.

Alpine Gaze

Magnum has documented the evolution of mountains over the course of the eight decades. Sweeping snowy landscapes and crisp skylines.

Capturing Paris

Brassaï was an influential photographer recognised for recording images of the city in the 1930s – from nocturnal scenes to high society.

New Steps Forward

Jessica Walsh – of Sagmeister & Walsh – has recently launched her own agency, specialising in branding and advertising.

Influential Photography

Robert Frank captured almost 30,000 photographs whilst traveling between the East and West coasts of America, creating a legacy.

Visual Tension

Photographer Petrina Hicks crafts pristine portraits rich with mythological symbolism, drawing on historical representations of women.

5 to See: This Weekend

From otherworldly installations and futuristic technologies to suburban landscapes and street photography, Aesthetica selects must-see shows.

Artificial Landscapes

Noémie Goudal takes viewers on a labyrinthine journey devoid of time and place to question natural surrounding phenomena.

Aesthetica Art Prize: Last Chance to Enter

Final week to submit to the Aesthetica Art Prize, offering a key platform for new and established artists to enter work onto the world stage.

Magnetic Portraits

The Richard Learoyd exhibition at Fundación MAPFRE is a timely refuge from the constant flow of digital imagery in the outside world.

Animated Interiors

As a set designer, Serene Khan’s focus is on narrative, telling stories through composition and the tangibility of objects.

5 to See: This Weekend

Fact and fiction. Changing cities. Ecological crisis. This week’s must-see shows offer visions of a world in flux – and of the past, present and future.

Atmospheric Worlds

Luce Lapadula is interested in the mastering of natural light. Through sweeping grey skylines, the models become muses of nature.

5 to See: This Weekend

Seminal portraits, stylised images and thought-provoking documentary photography. Top exhibitions navigate memory, history and identity.

Forgotten Traditions

Photographs by Markéta Luskačová, taken on the North East coast of England in the late 1970s, will go on display at the Martin Parr Foundation.

Astronomical Heights

Half a century has passed since man first set foot on the moon. Museum of Fine Arts Houston celebrates with an exhibition of 40 photographs.

5 to See: This Weekend

Must-see exhibitions for the start of August look back to reflect upon the present. Portraiture and intriguing cityscapes document a world in flux.

5 to Read: This Month

Top titles for August 2019 span eco-conscious design, light installation and street photography – interpreting the modern world through creativity.

The August / September Issue

Issue 90, entitled ‘Living for Today’, is a response to our times, covering innovative upcycled plastic whilst questioning alternative truths in the media.