Abstract Metropolis

George Byrne transforms cities through reduction and collage, rendering Californian streets with geometric minimalism and pastel palettes.

Objects in Disarray

Pia Kintrup’s horror vacui series speaks to the fear of empty space. Plastic bags and packaging are paired with onion skins and pistachio shells.

Virtual Blueprints

Mary & Davit Jilavyan spent the last few months of lockdown developing an imaginary village
in Mexico filled with rainbow-coloured houses.

Striking Composition

Jackie Black reproduces last meals of those who have been subjected to capital punishment. The photographer draws attention to social injustice.

Symbols from Nature

In the context of the Leica Oskar Barnack Award, Maïmouna Guerresi addresses the importance of humans connecting with the organic world.

Alluring Portraiture

Zhong Lin is a Malaysian Chinese photographer whose works are categorised by strong, seductive visuals that redefine the very notion of style.


Personal Ecologies

Vanja Bučan explores humanity’s juxtaposing relationship with nature – between ambivalence, control and, paradoxically, romanticisation.

A Sense of Escapism

Hollie Fernando creates dreamlike, youthful images inspired by classical painting. The result is a bright fantasy world without limits.

ING Discerning Eye:
Celebrating Creativity

In an unprecedented year, the ING Discerning Eye exhibition offers a presentation like never before, showcasing over 1,000 pieces by 600 creatives.

David Adjaye:
Memory and Innovation

Sir David Adjaye OBE is one of the most important architects working today. Where did it all begin? A new book charts early works 1995-2007.

Installation Art: Light and Shadow

Meet artists who are transforming spaces through light and shadow. These striking sculptures cast intricate patterns and images on gallery walls.

Material Studies

Vilma Pimenoff’s series brings Vanitas compositions into the Anthropocene age, drawing upon our production and use of plastic.

5 Online Photography Shows

Discover photography from home with five recommended online shows. Log on to browse bold new portraits and meditative landscapes.

Retraced Footsteps

Between 2011 and 2014, photographer Mark Ruwedel travelled across Los Angeles on a carefully planned route, spanning 72.5 miles.

A Year in the Art World

A new book promises an “insider’s view” of contemporary art, chronicling 12 months of exhibitions, events, art fairs and auctions.

Deutsche Börse: Global Perspectives

The Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize shortlist for 2021 is wide-reaching, tapping into a world shaped by disruption and change.

Suspended in Time

Dried blooms emerge from blocks of ice. Pampas grasses are encased in glassy shards. These are the works of London-based Angela Yanjun Chen.

Signs in the Sky

Soren Solkær’s ‘Black Sun’ series tracks the migratory flight paths of starlings across Europe to capture their murmurations in the sky.

Aesthetica Archives: Landscapes

Drawn from the Aesthetica Archives, these artists and photographers take varied approaches to wild places – from aerial views to digitised vistas.

Nocturnal Ambiance

The Sony World Photography Awards are open for entries. Ioanna Sakellaraki, was announced as Student Photographer of the Year in 2020.

Into the Garden

The work of Erik Madigan Heck occupies a space between photography and painting, exploring personal stories through bold aesthetics.

Revisiting the 1980s

In 1981, a new furniture collection was unveiled at Milan’s design show Salone del Mobile. It was the world’s first taste of the Memphis Group.

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