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Defining Images

“Photography in 2020 is as ubiquitous as the last Instagram post, text, or tweet.” The Met explores the last 100 years of image-making in a new show.

Environmental Responsibility

Foam evaluates society’s complex relationship with nature, presenting innovative visual strategies from contemporary artists.

Bold Statements

Harland Miller is best known for making paintings inspired by Penguin books. York Art Gallery hosts the largest exhibition of his striking images.

Future Greats: Geoff Titley

Geoff Titley’s photography is shortlisted for the Aesthetica Art Prize 2020. It explores decomposition and organic cycles in nature.

Challenging Perspectives

The Biennale of Sydney 2020 provides a space for 110 international artists to consider sovereignty, inclusivity and activism.

Future Greats: Fragmentin

The Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition investigates the impact of technology on nature. Fragmentin’s installations examine engineering and art.

A Dynamic Approach

René Groebli has always been an artist on the move. A new exhibition and publication demonstrates modernist thinking and dynamism.

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 women 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.

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