Darkness is a constant presence in Liam Wong’s neon-noir photographs, which expose the quiet solitude of global nightlife and question reality.
Radical New Ground
Tyler Mitchell has pushed the boundary of fashion photography. His visions of Black utopia provide everyday moments of beauty and contemplation.
Into the Small Hours
Henri Prestes investigates the calm yet ominous presence of the twilight hours in remote locations, producing cinematic and considered landscapes.
World of Imagination
Suppen is a series of limitless creativity. Miguel Vallinas Prieto’s surreal compositions transform ordinary table settings into something magical.
Alexis Pichot’s ethereal archipelagos provide a moment of reflection amidst the constant influx of digital news, images and information.
Joshua K. Jackson highlights the importance of genuine connections within a socially isolated world in his latest monograph.
The Power of Reflection
The mirror is a symbol rooted in the history of art and culture. Émilie Möri, a French-Swiss photographer, works in this tradition.
The Art of Storytelling
The December/January Issue
Art is about storytelling, and we all tell stories. This issue of Aesthetica Magazine is dedicated to creatives who are weaving inspiring narratives.
The Aesthetica Awards:
Open for Entries
The Aesthetica Awards open for entries on 1 December, celebrating the best contemporary talent across art, photography, literature and film.
What psychoanalyst Carl Jung once wrote about dreams, painter James Jean actualises onto canvas – pushing the limits of genre and imagination.
Scarlett Hooft Graafland documents remote geographies in surreal, choreographed scenes – using embroidery to enhance the narrative.
Gifts for Art & Culture Lovers
Aesthetica highlights 10 gift ideas perfect for arts and culture lovers this season – including photobooks, magazines and creative experiences.
A Surreal Universe
Dasha Pears is Helsinki-based artist using the instruments of surrealism, minimalism and colour to tell surprising visual stories with a twist.
From Inside to Outside
For pathbreaking artist Nancy Holt, space and time were paramount to creation. A new book charts her creations, including the world-famous Sun Tunnels.
Joanne Coates and Heather Agyepong – winners of the Jerwood/Photowords Award – reflect on regional identities and the authentic self.
The Impact of Images
The 2022 edition of PhotoVogue Festival reflects on the ethics and impact of our exposure to images in the digital age, offering new models for the future.
Innovation and Protection
Paper manufacturer Hahnemühle launches a series of environmental images – encouraging us to take a moment to reflect on the natural places we cherish.
Architecture and Design: 5 to See
Buildings inspired by metabolism. Surrealist objects. Lighting made from smartphones. These exhibitions are innovative, forward-thinking and surprising.
Do Ho Suh crafts large-scale fabric sculptures that recreate the places in which he has lived and worked; the results are bright, playful and deeply emotive.
New Books for Winter
This season’s new art book releases are wide-reaching in scope: honing in on family stories whilst looking at renowned art movements with fresh eyes.