Poetry in Collaboration

The Broad has launched a new interactive series featuring poets working in a variety of styles to respond to specific artworks in the collection.

VE Day 75: Digital Stories

8 May 2020 marks 75 years since the end of the Second World War in Europe. We bring together online arts, photography and history resources.

Retouched Realities

Amelie Satzger’s retouched photographs reveal an arranged visual world filled with autobiographical motifs, mirrors, balanced fruit and cube rooms.

Aesthetica Archives: Alex Prager

Alex Prager became a photographer overnight. Her cinematic practice evolved after she came face to face with an image by William Eggleston.

5 Artists: Aesthetica Art Prize 2020

Be inspired by five talents from the 2020 Aesthetica Art Prize – a prestigious international award celebrating innovation and creativity.

Rebirth and Renewal

‘Will There Be Hope on Doomsday’ is a short series which challenges our conception of apocalypse and imagines utopias in a new, minimalist arena.

Modes of Confrontation

Young, Gifted and Black considers themes of race, class and politics, as well as the importance of human dignity.

A Pastel Dystopia

Karen Khachaturov’s images are firmly lodged in a disjointed fairytale. Each photograph is like a hard-boiled sweet with a salty centre.

Art Prizes to Enter: Spring 2020

Now is the time to innovate and create. Aesthetica selects five art prizes currently open for entries of student work, digital art and more.

The Essence of Being

Anna Walker Skillman, Owner, Jackson Fine Art, discusses a 30-year history of showing the most distinguished female voices in photography. 

Guggenheim Bilbao: Art Online

Museums and galleries around the world – including the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao – are opening up their collections to online audiences.

Into Cinema

‘Our Strange New Land: Photographs by Alex Harris’ is the latest chapter in High Museum’s ‘Picturing the South’ project.

Paris Photo: New Platforms

Paris Photo launches an online viewing room for its inaugural New York edition. Tyler Mitchell is one of the featured photographers.

A Colour Legacy

Siegrid Demyttenaere, Curator at Design Museum Gent, discusses highlights from a show that was curated in honour of the Year of Van Eyck.

Cultural Expansion

“Art and culture is a vital part of who we are as individuals and part of our identity as a nation.” The BBC launches fresh programming and funds.

Works in Colour

Vivian Maier’s photographs came to light after her death. Claartje van Dijk, Head of Exhibitions at Foam, discusses their planned show for 2020.

Aesthetica Art Prize: 5 Digital Works

We are living in a technological age. VR and AI are becoming integrated into our culture. The Aesthetica Art Prize responds to this new era.

Scale of Perception

Photographer Charlie Goodge and Art Director Jessica Jung have paired up for an abstract series that parallels architecture and ceramics.

MoMA: Art Online

The Museum of Modern Art, New York, has the largest digital audience of any museum.
Aesthetica delves into its online programme.

Earth Day: 5 Online Activities

On 22 April 1970, the world marked the first Earth Day. For its 50th anniversary, Aesthetica selects digital programmes to explore at home.