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Collaborative Philosophy

The 1930s were a particularly fertile moment in British architectural history. Marking the Bauhaus centenary, RIBA sheds new light.

Illuminating Audiences

Large-scale installations populate London’s annual Winter Lights festival. It brings audiences together to sit, dance, play and absorb.

5 to See: Festive Light Shows

Aesthetica collates inspiring illuminations to see this festive period – transforming historic buildings and city streets in intriguing ways.

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.

Moving Explorations

Lance Chang uses distortion and blur to enhance the movement and dreamlike quality of his photographs. Resembling the waves of the aurora borealis, his art taps into beautiful and, at times, foreboding worlds.

Individual Perspectives

Through video works Heesoo Agnes Kim plays upon the notion of dreams and deals with issues of identity and the social influences that affect how a personality is constructed.

Evolving Perspectives

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

Illuminated Landscape

A field of fallen moons shines at sunset. A sea of glowing spheres stretches into the distance. These are the sights created by Bruce Munro.

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.

Aesthetica Creative Writing Award: Winners Announced

The winners of the Aesthetica Creative Writing Award have been announced, celebrating excellence in contemporary poetry and fiction.

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.

Timeless Design

Swiss luxury skincare brand La Prairie explores its connection with Bauhaus – presenting linear set designs and foregrounding a synthesis with art.

Christmas Gift Guide 2019

Aesthetica selects 10 ideas for art and culture lovers. This list offers a variety of inspiration – including gallery memberships, gift sets and more.

Reframing History

Malaga Island is an uninhabited place located off the coast of Maine, US. American artist Theaster Gates explores its troubled past in new works.