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Growing Awareness

A new series and collaborative project highlights the effects of the anthropocene, a geological age defined by humanity’s impact on the planet.

Graphic Suburbia

For Linda McPhee, composition is crucial – through her images she explores the place where light, form and colour combine to elevate the commonplace.

Aesthetica Issue 91: Available Now

The October / November edition is about rejecting the divisions that are being brought about by certain global leaders. We must stand together.

Playing with Light

Wrapping cord around silk, inserting pins into fruit and elevating the status of quail eggs, Daniel Forero’s set designs are taut, balanced and, at times, comedic.

Polished Arrangements

There’s a Hopper-like sense of mystery to Roderick Vos’ work; paper planes fly through portal-like windows; mist descends onto a dinner table.

Glacial Topographies

Greg White’s featured images present the icy territories of Arjeplog, Sweden, ruminating around frosted car grills, intricate branches and driveways.

Despondent Narratives

Simon Kerola is a Swedish photographer inspired by the films of Terence Hill and Bud Spencer. He “explores the romance in melancholia.”

Deconstructing Ideals

Ryanna Allen explores the female experience. She is part of the Aesthetica x LCC Next Generation, featured in the August / September issue.

5 to See: This Weekend

Global shows explore themes of utopia, identity and artificial intelligence, offering visions of the future at a time of climate and political crisis.

Life in the City

Peter Hujar captured striking images of New York City’s built landscape whilst celebrating the lives of individuals in crisp black and white portraits.

Conceptual Ideas

The Other Art Fair returns to London with bold colours and bright ideas. Emerging conceptual artists explore the landscape and climate action.

Referencing Romanticism

David van Dartel’s self-portraits appear out of soft, serene landscapes – figures reflected in deep blue water or emerging from tall dune grasses.

American Monuments

Lush yellows, radiant oranges and glowing reds. David Benjamin Sherry reimagines the surface of the US landscape in bright monochrome.

Visual Interventions

Elizabeth Gabrielle Lee is part of the Next Generation – a collaboration between Aesthetica and LCC, foregrounding new talent in photography.

Notions of Identity

National Trust’s ‘Yorkshire! Achievement, Grit and Controversy’ is an exhibition celebrating the county’s most inspiring and provocative voices.

A Sense of Stillness

Beatriz Oliveira is part of the Next Generation – a collaboration between Aesthetica and LCC London, foregrounding new talent in lens-based media.

Compelling Portraiture

British Journal of Photography and Hoxton Mini Press join hands to engage with the diversity, creativity and energy of Britain.

5 to See: This Weekend

This weekend’s must-see exhibitions celebrate female talent throughout history – from seminal photography to today’s pioneering figures.

Sculpting Reality

Alex Prager translates personal experiences and cultural references into hyperreal images and film. The artist discusses a new body of work.

Seeing Science

Aperture’s new publication charts how photography has played an integral role in communicating between science and society.