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Surrealist Influence

‘Objects of Desire’ showcases how this experimental movement continues to influence architecture, design, photography and fashion.

Pastel Workspaces

Drenched in pink hues, velvet greens and tabletop topiary, London’s Summit House has been refurbished by Stockholm designers Note.

Video Profile: Gudrun Nielsen

Through site-specific, large-scale installations, Icelandic sculptor Gudrun Nielsen addresses human impact within contemporary cityscapes.

Augmented Catastrophe

Jakob Kudsk Steensen creates an immersive environment with ‘The Deep Listener’, a VR installation that addresses the climate crisis.

Pushing Forward

Twelve names have been selected for the eighth cycle of the Prix Pictet, the photography and sustainability this year themed around Hope.

Deconstructing the Spectrum

Magda Kmiecik’s photographs play with the concept of visibility and the spaces in-between. Bricks, tape and paper feature in each considered scenario.

5 to See: This Weekend

Selected shows look at new technologies in photography, science and medicine, documenting economic and environmental realities.

Rays of Light

Anthony McCall’s creations go beyond the familiar boundaries between sculpture, cinema, and drawing to create imaginative, dream-like experiences.

Ethics of Representation

The Capturing the Rainbow exhibition asks how brands can be better LGBTQI+ allies while celebrating UK Queer culture through the ages.

5 to Read: This Month

July’s must-read books span photography and architecture, navigating the cultural significance of changing landscapes across the world.

Art in Conflict

Through art, music and culture, IWM’s Culture Under Attack season, examines how conflict has threatened those that help make life worth living.

Unseen Worlds

The celebrated Dutch cinematographer Robby Müller was recognised for an atmospheric aesthetic. A new show presents unseen Polaroids.

Video Profile: Marcus Callum

Marcus Callum’s realist portraits are part of an acclaimed portfolio which has granted him a number of prizes and scholarships.

A Theatrical Summer

Dean West’s ‘2015-2020’ series contains a system of signs, visual clues and deeply embedded narratives. The images ruminate cloudless skies in Palm Springs.

Photography as Reinvention

The 22nd edition of PHotoESPAÑA is arranged around key principles: nationhood, the environment and the next generation of talent.

From Behind the Scenes

The mid-20th century was a time of transformation and innovation. Shunk-Kender photographed events in Paris and New York.

10 to See: MIF

MIF takes residence in Manchester. Aesthetica whittles down 10 must-see events at the festival of contemporary music, arts and performance.

Aesthetica Director to Receive Honorary Doctorate

Cherie Federico, Co-founder of Aesthetica, will receive an Honorary Doctorate from University of the Arts London, London College of Communication.

5 to See: This Weekend

Top picks for the end of June include architectural structures, a celebration of female photographers and a call-to-action on the climate crisis.

Visual Activism

The cross-cultural group exhibition engages with and articulates sex fluidity, trans rights and both non-binary and intersex identities.