Under Moonlight

The moon has been a consistent source of wonder for humanity. Alexis Pichot’s spectral images revel in a sense of stillness, with milk-white rockfaces.

Evocative Storytelling

“Even if I had the means, I would still shoot on iPhone.” Malick Kebe is one of Abidjan’s rising talents, with a strong understanding of colour.

Images with Intent

Evan Sheehan’s work is at once spontaneous and choreographed – calling upon eye-popping primary colours and dynamic environments.

Visual Harmony

Barcelona-based Salva López loves architecture. His images provide a personal take on recognisable buildings, published by gestalten.

Building Communities

Beazley Designs of the Year’s groundbreaking projects show how architects are approaches the world’s major social and environmental issues.

Laying the Foundations

Gulnara Samoilova is determined to spotlight women photographers, from IG to the gallery, and now, with a groundbreaking publication.


Aesthetica Art Prize:
Light Installations

Light is fundamental to art. Discover the trailblazing contemporary artists who are working to create luminous, radiant installations.

Outside the Box

Rippling tennis courts. Bright red rooms. Portals into open, cloud-filled skies. Artist and designer Akama Paul pushes the boundaries of reality.

Aesthetica Archives:
Highways at Dusk

Endless roads, street lights and motel signs. Take a deep dive into our archives and discover image-makers capturing life on the road.

Sense of Belonging

New York-based photographer Stacy Mehrfar’s new book reflects upon the loss of roots and search for belonging in the wake of immigration.

Suspended Moments

La Prairie, the Swiss skincare brand, continues its commitment to the arts world with a collaboration between Nobuhiro Nakanishi and Max Richter.

Embracing Customisation

“We give creatives the chance to have their art pieces made wearable.” SCAFOS translates photographs and paintings into unique garments.

In the Present Moment

Lindy Lee creates energetic and transformative artworks. She flings molten bronze, burns paper and allows rain to transform surfaces.

Reflection and Resilience

In the wake of last year, global photography award Portrait of Humanity returns with a vast and moving exploration of what it means to be human.

Nomadic Practice

Not Vital is driven by exploration. The artist presents minimalism at its most surreal and intriguing, drawing inspiration from across the globe.

5 to See: Women Artists Online

In this round-up, Aesthetica marks 50 years since Linda Nochlin’s seminal work, ‘Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?’, was published.

Visual Inspiration: Art as Fragments

Ruins and traces of the ancient world have fascinated artists for centuries. Discover contemporary names exploring history and decay.

A Moment of Reflection

“If we come together, we can create a kinder world.” Max Richter and Yulia Mahr premiere a meditative video about regeneration and change.

Black Contemporary Art Online

Aesthetica teams up with ISE-DA – a trailblazing platform promoting Black visual arts culture – to highlight the 10 digital resources to explore now.

Aesthetica Archives: Set Design

In 1992, French anthropologist Marc Augé explored the idea of anonymous “Non-Places.” Today, artists are constructing their own worlds.

10 to See: LGBTQ+ History Month

This February, discover must-see online shows, publications and videos – featuring powerful and inspiring artwork from across the globe.

Lights in the Sky

Maria Lax’s otherworldly images of Northern Finland are full of intrigue, pulling viewers in to a world of myth, rumour and speculation.

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