A New Conversation

Through bold costume, colours, pageantry and performance, Athi-Patra Ruga asks meaningful questions about how to decolonise the art sector.

Reality Usurped

KangHee Kim distils the everyday, transforming it into something altogether different and utterly fantastical – encouraging imagination in viewers.

Portraits in Isolation

Julia Keil’s self-portraits reference works from the worlds of film and fine art to express familiar experiences whilst living in global lockdown.

Tapping into Nature

Humanity’s interactions with nature are swiftly being rewritten. Makoto Azuma investigates this idea through large-scale botanical installations.

Colour and Motif

Diane Villadsen builds on our appetite for candy coloured compositions. Dreamlike tones move from blush pink and lemon yellow to soft lilac.

Body as Performance

Photographs from Nana Yaw Oduro provide the manifestation of thought and emotion, expressed through bright colours and physical movements.


An Interactive Schedule

How often do we take a moment to pause and look back? Design Museum launches a digital programme curated to do just that.

Narratives of Community

Fabio Ponzio’s ‘East of Nowhere’ reveals a powerful sense of community, capturing Europe at a moment of transition and profound change.

I Can’t Breathe

It’s time for every person in the world to speak out against inequality and racism. Read a statement from Aesthetica’s Director, Cherie Federico.

Perception of Time

“Being placed into suspended animation has meant that, time becomes an elastic concept.” We interview White Cube about their latest show.

Recalibration:
The June / July Edition

This issue is about realignment and hope. As humans, we need to understand our place in the world and the fragility of this ecosystem.

Aesthetica Art Prize:
Through the Years

Dive into previous Aesthetica Art Prize shows and get inspired by boundary-pushing photography, video, sculpture and more.

5 Online Photography Shows

International galleries continue offer to audiences art experiences from home. New photo shows span portraiture and documentary.

Through the Frame

Circling around ideas of visual boundaries, margins and fringes are the works of Fabien Dendiével. The photographer extends the concept of the frame.

Altering the Register

Isaac West’s portraits are luminous. Deep reds, cobalt blues and velvet greens are paired with painted lines on playing fields and soup cans.

The Story of Artnet

How Artnet’s founder Hans Neuendorf rose from the rubble of WWII Germany to transform the landscape of the art market.

Making the Space

Heather Agyepong’s latest series, in support of MIND, responds to the life of African American performer and activist Aida Overton Walker.

The Space Between

Encounter Contemporary, London, opens a virtual solo presentation of Nicolas K. Feldmeyer, featuring time-lapsed films and digital renders.

Aesthetica Archives: Street Photography

Street photography involves candid images within public places. Aesthetica selects examples from the archives, from the mid-20th century to now.

International Center of Photography: Art Online

The International Center of Photography, New York, is dedicated to photography and visual culture. Aesthetica selects online highlights.

Turbulent Decades

Samanthe Rubell, Senior Director, Pace Gallery, is responsible for the gallery’s online sales initiatives. She discusses a new online show.

Inspiring Conversations

London’s Design Museum – like many around the world – is currently closed. In response, it is pushing into the digital realm with live streams.

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