Vibrant Expression

Tropico Photo’s images – the collaborative work of Forrest Aguar and Michelle Norris – run with the idea of block colours, fluid dots, circles and lines.

Surreal Locations

A dreamlike collaboration project with creative director Daphne Westland, spatial designers Visual Citizens and photographer Carlfried Verwaayen.

A Sense of Community

Michael Oliver Love’s photographs provide an outburst of colour, texture and energy, enhancing one another as a celebration of movement.

Journey into Midnight

Liam Wong’s photographs are deeply influenced by the visual identities of video games, utilising vibrant colours, open landscapes and cyberpunk imagery.

Pairing and Accents

Romain Laprade captures rolling hills, angular buildings and languid portraits, underpinned by complementary colours and low passing light.

Organic Architecture

Design is systematic and methodical; it is creative and collaborative. Studio Gang considers the kinds of buildings we need for the near-future.


Aspiration and Innovation

When André Fu completed The Upper House hotel in Hong Kong 10 years ago, he quickly became an overnight sensation. A new book explores.

5 Online Photography Shows

International galleries continue offer to audiences art experiences from home. New photo shows span portraiture and documentary.

Through the Frame

Circling around ideas of visual boundaries, margins and fringes are the works of Fabien Dendiével. The photographer extends the concept of the frame.

The Space Between

Encounter Contemporary, London, opens a virtual solo presentation of Nicolas K. Feldmeyer, featuring time-lapsed films and digital renders.

From The Archives: Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibitions

Dive into previous Aesthetica Art Prize shows and get inspired by boundary-pushing photography, video, sculpture and more.

The Story of Artnet

How Artnet’s founder Hans Neuendorf rose from the rubble of WWII Germany to transform the landscape of the art market.

Seminal Photography Shows

Discover some of the historic photography shows that shaped the medium during the 19th and 20th centuries – including those at MoMA.

Altering the Register

Isaac West’s portraits are luminous. Deep reds, cobalt blues and velvet greens are paired with painted lines on playing fields and soup cans.

Aesthetica Archives: Street Photography

Street photography involves candid images within public places. Aesthetica selects examples from the archives, from the mid-20th century to now.

International Center of Photography: Art Online

The International Center of Photography, New York, is dedicated to photography and visual culture. Aesthetica selects online highlights.

Turbulent Decades

Samanthe Rubell, Senior Director, Pace Gallery, is responsible for the gallery’s online sales initiatives. She discusses a new online show.

Aesthetica Art Prize: Women Photographers

Get inspired by women photographers creating compelling visual narratives. These images travel the world, tell stories and reframe the landscape.

Inspiring Conversations

London’s Design Museum – like many around the world – is currently closed. In response, it is pushing into the digital realm with live streams.

Digital Competition: #AestheticaLockdownArt

Now is the time for creativity and innovation. Aesthetica is launching a new social media competition for international artists in isolation.

The Ethics of Documentary

Lars Boering, Managing Director, World Press Photo Foundation, discusses the 2019 contest entries, and the essence of “truth.”

Artwork to Inspire Your Writing

Aesthetica selects images to inspire your writing. These are perfect prompts for an ekphrastic poem – a vivid description of an artwork.

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