Visual Wordplay

There’s a metaphysical quality to Seth Lower’s images. The Los Angeles-based photographer’s new book takes everyday items out of context.

Inquisitive Photography

Sally Mann has spent much of her career asking unsettling questions. She documents America’s southern landscape using 19th century methods.

Celebrating Female Practitioners

The Max Mara Art Prize for Women. The only visual art award for women in the UK, the prize is due to be announced in early 2020,

Micro Narratives

Nuno Serrão’s images consider how information is handled, shared and perceived, demonstrating a sensitivity and a curiosity for the planet.

Elevated Deserts

Greet Van Hootegem roams desolate desert lands, revelling in the subtle textures of mountain formations, lone huts and empty roads.

Evolving Perspectives

National Museum Cardiff looks at the ever-changing story of photography in a new season, presenting work from four influential names.

Global Transformation

Helene Schmitz is an environmental photographer. The works reveal humanity’s unprecedented impact on the earth’s wild places and landscapes.

Narrative Presence

American author Wright Morris started photographing in 1933. He recorded the aftermath of the Great Depression in the US.

5 to See: This Weekend

Borders, ecological crisis and the human condition. These are the themes explored in this week’s recommended photography exhibitions.

Evocative Moments

An anonymous figure darts through the rain. Smoke billows in the darkness. A sense of mystery can be found in René-Jacques’ images.

Reality and Myth

Mark Power’s ‘Good Morning, America’ is a series capturing a moment of change. It traverses the US, revealing a fictional world that never existed.

5 to See: This Weekend

Aesthetica’s picks for 7-8 December look to the power of art as a form of communication, offering intimate photography and immersive installation.

Formative Portraits

Francesca Woodman took her first photograph at the age of thirteen. MCA Denver explores how the artist discovered a unique creative voice.

Qualities of Daylight

Reflected mountain ranges. Splashes of water. White clouds drifting past. Morozova’s images complement natural elements with bold, colourful fashion.

Deserted Locations

How do we define the notion of home? What happens when a house is left behind? Gohar Dashti’s images reveal the true power of nature.

Panning the Landscape

Guillaume Simoneau’s works are crisp, bright and clean, presenting a diverse and compelling depiction of Canada’s topographies.

More to the Picture

Portraits reveal truths about the human condition – how we present ourselves to the world. Bey explores the dialogue between sitter and subject.

Playful Silhouettes

Inspired by the busy streets on the island of Corsica, So AsA began to build up a portfolio of silhouettes, having originally shot in black and white.

Powerful Storytelling

A groundbreaking photography series depicts one of the world’s most important ecological locations as well as its diverse cultural narratives.

Distant Suburbia

Thomas Jordan is influenced by the northwest Chicago suburbs. These compositions transform everyday scenes into jewel-tone utopias.