Journey Elsewhere

In the ethereal works of KangHee Kim, windows become invitations to the imagination, portals to sun-drenched locations just beyond our reach.

Into the Imaginary

Digital illustrator Adriana Mora constructs three- dimensional buildings within idyllic waterscapes. Brutalism is juxtaposed with seamless horizons.

Nod to Surrealism

Self-portraits by Spanish photographer Fares Micue – often looking skyward – are covered by bright blue balloons and flocks of paper birds.

Timeless Structures

The Rockies boast an expansive geography of dramatic alpine wilderness and diverse wildlife. Modernism has thrived there for over 100 years.

Breaking Convention

For over two decades, Hannah Starkey has honed and developed an attentive gaze, representing women with both candour and compassion.

Beyond the Metaphysical

Hayward Gallery presents speculative futures where fantasy is at the forefront, and both creative and cultural liberation are brought into effect.


Messages in the Landscape

The Songlines of the Seven Sisters is a creation story central to Australia. Now, Berlin’s Humboldt Forum offers a multisensory encounter with the tale.

Aesthetics of Empathy

“Technology is blamed for all manner of societal ills, but it’s what we do with this tool that matters.” Richard Mosse’s images are on show in Germany.

Synthetic Nature

In 1992, a strange pine tree appeared in Denver, Colorado. Its goal: to remain as invisible as possible, camouflaging an antenna in plain sight.

Aesthetica Art Prize 2022:
Winners Announced

Baff Akoto and Yukako Tanaka have been awarded this year’s Aesthetica Art Prize – a celebration of creativity and today’s most engaging practitioners.

Out of the Ordinary

“Cyberpunk” is a sub-genre of science fiction featuring advanced technology. These stories inspired Austin Poon to begin creating 3D digital art.

What’s On: Art & Design in 2022

Aesthetica takes a look at the second half of 2022. We spotlight one unmissable show for each month, in a selection which spans museums worldwide.

Digital Taxonomy

A new botanical encyclopaedia documents plants and flowers seemingly impossible in nature, with digital stems bending and twisting.

Reclaimed Materials

The UK generated 222.2 million tonnes of total waste in 2018. We’re sharing five contemporary artists who are using discarded objects in new ways.

Pride Month 2022: Art to Discover

Explore five exhibitions and events taking place in the UK and US, from photography shows and art tours to the launch of a brand new museum.

Designs for Tomorrow

How can we reinvent design practices, and work towards a circular economy? A new generation of creatives looks to answer this question.

Photographic Imagination

In the 1900s, popular culture imagined flying cars, robot assistants and artificial intelligence gone awry. Now, Getxophoto asks us: what happens next?

Exploring Relationships

A new group show hones in on “contemporary photographers who delve into their own family history, examining and exploring their past.”

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