Into the Imaginary
Digital illustrator Adriana Mora constructs three- dimensional buildings within idyllic waterscapes. Brutalism is juxtaposed with seamless horizons.
Nod to Surrealism
Self-portraits by Spanish photographer Fares Micue – often looking skyward – are covered by bright blue balloons and flocks of paper birds.
The Rockies boast an expansive geography of dramatic alpine wilderness and diverse wildlife. Modernism has thrived there for over 100 years.
For over two decades, Hannah Starkey has honed and developed an attentive gaze, representing women with both candour and compassion.
Beyond the Metaphysical
Hayward Gallery presents speculative futures where fantasy is at the forefront, and both creative and cultural liberation are brought into effect.
South Korean artist and designer JeeYoung Lee fills a gallery with 400 hand-crafted Ginkgo leaves – and suspends a paper boat from the ceiling.
Artists. Programmers. Architects. Engineers. teamLab are the globally acclaimed collective behind today’s most popular immersive installations.
The Power of Colour
Memory, loss and family are central to Heather Evans Smith’s latest series, which is filled with visual metaphors surrounding the colour blue.
Messages in the Landscape
The Songlines of the Seven Sisters is a creation story central to Australia. Now, Berlin’s Humboldt Forum offers a multisensory encounter with the tale.
In 1992, a strange pine tree appeared in Denver, Colorado. Its goal: to remain as invisible as possible, camouflaging an antenna in plain sight.
Aesthetics of Empathy
“Technology is blamed for all manner of societal ills, but it’s what we do with this tool that matters.” Richard Mosse’s images are on show in Germany.
Aesthetica Art Prize 2022:
Baff Akoto and Yukako Tanaka have been awarded this year’s Aesthetica Art Prize – a celebration of creativity and today’s most engaging practitioners.
Out of the Ordinary
“Cyberpunk” is a sub-genre of science fiction featuring advanced technology. These stories inspired Austin Poon to begin creating 3D digital art.
What’s On: Art & Design in 2022
Aesthetica takes a look at the second half of 2022. We spotlight one unmissable show for each month, in a selection which spans museums worldwide.
A new botanical encyclopaedia documents plants and flowers seemingly impossible in nature, with digital stems bending and twisting.
The UK generated 222.2 million tonnes of total waste in 2018. We’re sharing five contemporary artists who are using discarded objects in new ways.
Pride Month 2022: Art to Discover
Explore five exhibitions and events taking place in the UK and US, from photography shows and art tours to the launch of a brand new museum.