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Kaleidoscopic Worlds

Signature polka dots. Bright colours. Infinite space. These have come to define the installations of iconic contemporary artist Yayoi Kusama.

A Pioneering Vision

Berenice Abbott’s photographic life began in 1923 in the studio of iconic Dadaist and Surrealist Man Ray. Her legacy was to be one of modernity.

Lee Miller: Modern Icon

‘Modern Women Artists: Lee Miller’ introduces the photographer’s life, including intriguing Surrealist images that have rarely been seen.

Transformative Performance

Robert Anton was a cult figure of the avant-garde theatre scene in 1970s New York, crafting spellbinding performances that reflected society.

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.

Unheard Industry

Real Work at FACT, Liverpool, sheds light on untold stories of work through immersive works by Liz Magic Laser and Candice Breitz.

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.

A Changing City

‘Architecture of London’ at Guildhall Art Gallery takes an extensive look at a continually transforming city whilst capturing its buildings.

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.

Seeking Coexistence

It’s commonly believed that we’re living in the Anthropocene. ‘New Nordic Houses’ reflects on our relationship with nature and ways to coexist.

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.