Abstract Metropolis

George Byrne transforms cities through reduction and collage, rendering Californian streets with geometric minimalism and pastel palettes.

Objects in Disarray

Pia Kintrup’s horror vacui series speaks to the fear of empty space. Plastic bags and packaging are paired with onion skins and pistachio shells.

Virtual Blueprints

Mary & Davit Jilavyan spent the last few months of lockdown developing an imaginary village
in Mexico filled with rainbow-coloured houses.

Striking Composition

Jackie Black reproduces last meals of those who have been subjected to capital punishment. The photographer draws attention to social injustice.

Symbols from Nature

In the context of the Leica Oskar Barnack Award, Maïmouna Guerresi addresses the importance of humans connecting with the organic world.

Alluring Portraiture

Zhong Lin is a Malaysian Chinese photographer whose works are categorised by strong, seductive visuals that redefine the very notion of style.


A Pioneer of Performance

The largest ever retrospective of Ulay opens in Amsterdam, highlighting trailblazing Polaroids and a 12-year collaboration with Marina Abramović.

Words for Freedom

The Freedom From Torture poetry competition winner is announced. Brian Doherty was selected by Aesthetica and a panel of jurors.

Art Recreating the Weather

These artists and photographers reflect on our relationship with the elements, bringing clouds down to earth and filling rooms with mist and fog.

A Lens on Sustainability

Are cities sustainable? Are we losing accountability for our actions to the planet? Prix Pictet launches a new podcast focused on the climate.

Personal Ecologies

Vanja Bučan explores humanity’s juxtaposing relationship with nature – between ambivalence, control and, paradoxically, romanticisation.

A Sense of Escapism

Hollie Fernando creates dreamlike, youthful images inspired by classical painting. The result is a bright fantasy world without limits.

ING Discerning Eye:
Celebrating Creativity

In an unprecedented year, the ING Discerning Eye exhibition offers a presentation like never before, showcasing over 1,000 pieces by 600 creatives.

David Adjaye:
Memory and Innovation

Sir David Adjaye OBE is one of the most important architects working today. Where did it all begin? A new book charts early works 1995-2007.

Installation Art: Light and Shadow

Meet artists who are transforming spaces through light and shadow. These striking sculptures cast intricate patterns and images on gallery walls.

Material Studies

Vilma Pimenoff’s series brings Vanitas compositions into the Anthropocene age, drawing upon our production and use of plastic.

5 Online Photography Shows

Discover photography from home with five recommended online shows. Log on to browse bold new portraits and meditative landscapes.

Retraced Footsteps

Between 2011 and 2014, photographer Mark Ruwedel travelled across Los Angeles on a carefully planned route, spanning 72.5 miles.

A Year in the Art World

A new book promises an “insider’s view” of contemporary art, chronicling 12 months of exhibitions, events, art fairs and auctions.

Deutsche Börse: Global Perspectives

The Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize shortlist for 2021 is wide-reaching, tapping into a world shaped by disruption and change.

Suspended in Time

Dried blooms emerge from blocks of ice. Pampas grasses are encased in glassy shards. These are the works of London-based Angela Yanjun Chen.

Signs in the Sky

Soren Solkær’s ‘Black Sun’ series tracks the migratory flight paths of starlings across Europe to capture their murmurations in the sky.

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