Vertical stripes transform serene coastlines into two-dimensional kaleidoscopes in Niall Staines’ natural seascapes, creating new order from chaos.
Devoted to the Screen
Summer Wagner’s “visual poems” depict figures fixed to the light of their phones. Fantasy and reality combine to hold a mirror up to life online.
Vibrant landscapes, mysterious, lively figures and pulsing colour palettes collide in Sanja Marušić’s portraits, debating the body and female identity.
Bold New Mythologies
Yannis Davy Guibinga evokes Gabonese folklore, science fiction and cultural astronomy in portraits rich with narrative and expansive bold backdrops.
Systems of Value
Reflection is a metaphor for cultural and financial value to conceptual artist Sarah Meyohas. Light bounces between mirrors in bright, endless loops.
Assemblage and Discovery
Sarah Sze creates a series of site-specific installations that weave a trail of discovery through the Guggenheim’s iconic building.
Identity and Place
Peru-born, Brighton-based Ian Howorth’s nostalgic analogue photographs ask: what are the places, objects and sights that shape who we are?
Pictures from the Garden
Dewi Lewis’ latest release ‘Pictures From the Garden’, responds to Paddy Summerfield’s iconic book with a series of poignant photographic essays.
Architecture and Tradition
Renowned architect Sir David Adjaye takes a unique approach to honouring cultural legacies through design, as shown in a new monograph from Phaidon.
V&A Photography Centre:
Ahead of the V&A’s landmark Photography Centre opening, we speak to the Head of Photography and Senior Curator of Photography.
London Gallery Weekend:
Exhibitions to Explore
London Gallery Weekend offers a snapshot of the arts landscape, with exhibitions engaging in topics of decolonisation, gender, memory and sustainability.
Dedicated to the City
Tom Wood is affectionately known as “Photie Man” across Merseyside. The retrospective at Walker Art Gallery shows us why, spanning 50 years’ work.
Top Design Shows this Summer
This selection of design exhibitions shows us how creativity, science, innovation and technology intersect – influencing everything around us.
5 Photographers to Know: Getxophoto 2023
Twenty two photographers explore the political potential of pausing, positioning breaks and inactivity as gestures of rebellion and resistance.
Waterways in Crisis
There are just over 200 chalk streams globally. 85% are found in the UK. Ellie Davies highlights their beauty and vulnerability in the face of climate crisis.
Rethinking Fashion Photography
A bright and bold new exhibition explores the role of fashion in today’s visual culture and offers a contemporary overview of its evolution over time.
International Museum Day:
10 Buildings to Know
Besides exhibiting extensive collections, these museums and galleries display some of the most striking and pioneering architectural solutions.
In Conversation with Steve Messam
An interview with Aesthetica Art Prize alumnus Steve Messam about his latest, all-immersive exhibitions of colour, shape and experimentation.
What to Expect:
Venice Architecture Biennale 2023
Practitioners from across the globe come together to consider the role of architecture in addressing issues of representation and sustainability.