Window to Other Places
Dreamscapes is a world of elegant imagination. James Tralie’s digital renders reconstruct natural environments and architecture into serene scenes
Moments of Fantasy
Maria Lax’s spellbinding images utilise innovative camera techniques to transform figures, buildings and plants into cinematic, otherworldly creations.
The Story of Aesthetica
Celebrate the publication’s 20th anniversary as one of the founders discusses how the magazine has become a trusted voice in contemporary art.
Nadine Ijewere’s fashion photography redefines narratives of beauty, encouraging more diverse representation in front of and behind the camera.
Sebastiaan Knot’s geometric compositions are calculated manipulations of light. Shapes in bold colours are crafted through analogue techniques.
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.
In Conversation with Stephen Shore
Colour photography pioneer Stephen Shore talks about working with drones for his latest book on the beauty of everyday American landscapes.
The first exhibition of Heatherwick Studio in Japan highlights its signature approach: marrying futuristic aesthetics with natural forms in urban centres.