Alexej Sachov documents an emerging species of aquatic creature: the result of chance collisions between plastic pollutants in the deep.
Cristina Coral’s imagery brings the psychology of space to our attention – a field exploring the impact of the built environment on emotion and mood.
Deep in the Forest
The works of Norway-born Rune Guneriussen are rooted in a sense of magic. Lamps appear nestled amongst lush green ferns and climb up trees.
Bursting with Colour
Green spaces are beneficial to mental health and general wellbeing. Viet Ha Tran wants to increase awareness of the importance of outdoor areas.
“There is a hidden luminescence in the wilderness of the American West,” writes Cody Cobb, a photographer and keen explorer based in Nevada.
Art to Discover
Here are exhibitions and events to note in the UK, Europe and US, from photography shows and collection tours to day-long festivals and talks.
The Importance of Water
Ian Berry’s black-and-white monograph Water documents “man’s neglect and greedy usage of the natural resources of our planet”.
Photography Shows for the Summer
Summer is almost here and what better way to celebrate than with a dose of dynamic and vibrant art. This selection showcases the very best.
Top Graduate Shows 2023
You saw them here first. This summer, we survey the exciting talent coming out of leading UK art schools. This is the place to discover the next big thing.
History & Ecology:
The June / July Issue
In order to fully understand the past and present, it is important to look at some of the key turning points in the history of humanity. Preview the new issue here.
At London Design Biennale, John Mack asks: how is our relationship with tech changing us? In which spaces do we spend more time – digital or real?
A Moment in Time
Daido Moriyama’s compositions are sure to captivate viewers, not least for their documentation of everyday moments amidst immense change.
Assemblage and Discovery
Sarah Sze creates a series of site-specific installations that weave a trail of discovery through the Guggenheim’s iconic building.
Identity and Place
Peru-born, Brighton-based Ian Howorth’s nostalgic analogue photographs ask: what are the places, objects and sights that shape who we are?
Pictures from the Garden
Dewi Lewis’ latest release ‘Pictures From the Garden’, responds to Paddy Summerfield’s iconic book with a series of poignant photographic essays.
The World’s Best Architecture:
5 Buildings To Know
What makes a great building? Architizer’s new publication, The World’s Best Architecture is an attempt to answer this question democratically.
Architecture and Tradition
Renowned architect Sir David Adjaye takes a unique approach to honouring cultural legacies through design, as shown in a new monograph from Phaidon.
V&A Photography Centre:
Ahead of the V&A’s landmark Photography Centre opening, we speak to the Head of Photography and Senior Curator of Photography.
London Gallery Weekend:
Exhibitions to Explore
London Gallery Weekend offers a snapshot of the arts landscape, with exhibitions engaging in topics of decolonisation, gender, memory and sustainability.
Dedicated to the City
Tom Wood is affectionately known as “Photie Man” across Merseyside. The retrospective at Walker Art Gallery shows us why, spanning 50 years’ work.
Top Design Shows this Summer
This selection of design exhibitions shows us how creativity, science, innovation and technology intersect – influencing everything around us.
5 Photographers to Know: Getxophoto 2023
Twenty two photographers explore the political potential of pausing, positioning breaks and inactivity as gestures of rebellion and resistance.
Waterways in Crisis
There are just over 200 chalk streams globally. 85% are found in the UK. Ellie Davies highlights their beauty and vulnerability in the face of climate crisis.
Rethinking Fashion Photography
A bright and bold new exhibition explores the role of fashion in today’s visual culture and offers a contemporary overview of its evolution over time.
International Museum Day:
10 Buildings to Know
Besides exhibiting extensive collections, these museums and galleries display some of the most striking and pioneering architectural solutions.
In Conversation with Steve Messam
An interview with Aesthetica Art Prize alumnus Steve Messam about his latest, all-immersive exhibitions of colour, shape and experimentation.