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.
Izumi Miyazaki is a Japanese self-portrait artist best known across the Internet for crafting surreal, thought-provoking and humorous visual worlds.
Sem Langendijk’s solo exhibition at FOAM focuses on the redevelopment of former port cities, exploring the history of waterfront developments.
Approximately 1.75 Earths are needed to sustain current human activity. Edward Burtynsky’s aerial portraits reveal the cost of human progression.
#Aesthetica20: Pictures We Love
The landscape of photography has changed so much since 2003. This article will introduce you to our favourite images from across the past two decades.
Aesthetica Art Prize 2023:
Larry Achiampong and Hope Strickland receive the Aesthetica Art Prize 2023 – a celebration of creativity that is the litmus test of our times.
Out of the Shadows
Mid-century modern backdrops frame Chloe Meynier’s self portraits, examining women’s experiences at a pivotal moment in history.
Growth and Change
New York is home to 8,992,908 people, but what does the city truly mean to those that live there? A new triennial seeks to answer this question.
Pictures for Springtime
The seasons are changing. Today, we’re sharing five inspiring contemporary photographs filled with blue skies, open fields and endless possibility.
European Month of Photography: Images on Touch
One month. 100 photography exhibitions. In 2023, EMOP’s expansive programme asks: how does art touch us, and what does touch mean today?
Pattern, Light and Shadow
Anila Quayyum Agha’s light-filled installations draw from Islamic Art and the German Renaissance, reconfiguring historic motifs for the 21st century.
Symbol of Activism
Tilda Swinton and the Art Fund led a campaign to save filmmaker Derek Jarman’s cottage – now a symbol of individuality and activism.
A new exhibition at Melbourne Now explores how contemporary artists reference, reimagine and challenge the past with new representations of life.
5 Shots: Sony World
Photography Awards 2023
Metal-clad fruit. Bedrooms that defy gravity. A full moon bursting from a volcano. Here are five images we love, selected from the 2023 Open shortlist.
History, Culture, Representation
Apsáalooke artist Wendy Red Star curates ‘Native America: In Translation’ – a new exhibition dedicated to Indigenous voices, communities and heritage.
A Step into Unreality
Tania Franco Klein’s latest photographic project plays with perspective, light and shadow to depict a disturbingly humorous party of self-sabotage.