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5 to See: This Weekend

Must-see exhibitions for the start of September focus on colour, highlighting the visionary artists that have altered the way we record the world.

Evolving Cities

The city is the focus of ‘Street. Life. Photography.’ at Kunst Haus Wien. The show charts the evolution of the genre across seven decades.

Enduring Architecture

“Like all human creations, buildings are destined to deteriorate and disappear.” Architect Tadao Ando is renowned for a use of geometry and light.

Bright Geometry

‘Colour Mania’ at Fotomuseum Winterthur highlights the story of colour as a material in photography and film, featuring Barbara Kasten.

Creative Catalyst

Parkett is now opening the doors to the small museum of contemporary art formed by the rarely seen creations of the more than 270 artists.

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.