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Transforming Objects

A mask made of mirrors. Shoes formed from pots and pans. A giant ring of car wheels. Joana Vasconcelos’ sculptures are on view at YSP.

Future Greats: Andres Orozco

The Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition returns for 2020. Andres Orozco’s photographs define a new relationship between humans and urban spaces

5 to See: This Weekend

Trailblazing female photographers. Pioneering light artists. Conversations about the climate crisis. Aesthetica collates must-see exhibitions.

New Viewpoints

A house designed for watching the sunset. Mirrored structures standing tall in the landscape. These are works by Swiss artist Not Vital.

Mirrored Realities

Stan Douglas’ ‘Doppelgänger’ is rife with motifs of mirrors, binaries, parallels and doubles, diving into where the “other” sits in society today.

5 to See: COLLECTIBLE Design Fair

Collectible Design Fair returns for 2020, presenting a curated environment for visitors to encounter contemporary objects and interiors.

Experiencing Architecture

We live, work and sleep surrounded by buildings. So how does architecture shape our experience? This question is central to Adelaide International.

5 to See: This Weekend

Aesthetica selects this weekend’s must-see shows – featuring the new Steve McQueen retrospective at Tate Modern and prize-winning portraits.

A Wider Conversation

Dhaka Art Summit explores how creativity can encourage social, environmental and political progression.

Creative Energy

Grayson Perry is a chronicler of contemporary life. The Holburne Museum presents an exhibition of the artist’s early work from 1982-1994.

Scottish Dreams

Over the course of 25 years and countless expeditions, documentary photographer Martin Parr has developed a love affair with Scotland.

5 to Read: This Month

Aesthetica selects five new art books to explore for February. Globalisation, perception and automation are key themes across these titles.

Translating History

Dutch photographer Viviane Sassen’s ‘Venus & Mercury’ is inspired by accounts of the French royal court in the 17th and 18th centuries.

Digital Acceleration

We are living at a time of fast-paced technological development. Cao Fei creates surreal, dystopian digital landscapes using Virtual Reality and film.

Spirit of the Land

Brendan George Ko’s images have been inspired by the notion of home – the idea that a place somehow defines us, like an intimate relationship.

5 to See: This Weekend

This weekend’s picks feature renowned 20th century artists, pioneering women in photography and a closer look at plastic pollution.

Colourful Direction

Joelle Grace Taylor combines a love of retro styling and creative direction, producing dream-like images full of energy, colour and depth.

Slices of Time

Emmanuelle Moureaux’s new Design Commission for NOW Gallery encourages audiences to reflect on the here and now in a fast-paced world.

Framing Nature

Trees play an essential role in our lives. In a world where around 36 football fields’ worth are lost every minute, what can we do to make change?

The February / March Issue

Issue 94, the February / March edition, is now available. This issue is about developing a new narrative and disrupting the status quo.

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