Fundamental Stages of Being: Presence, Absence, Kingsland Road Studio, London.

Review by Alex Tieghi-Walker Tucked underneath an ordinary yellow-bricked housing development, like so many now trailing the canal in East London, is a rather extraordinary…

Pablo Bronstein: Sketches for Regency Living, ICA, London.

Review by Paul Hardman Bronstein is the first artist to have had the opportunity to use all of the ICA‘s available spaces for a solo…

Multi-Sensory Dialogues: Q&A with Russell Hill, Catlin Art Prize Winner 2011.

Established in 2007, the Catlin Art Prize recognises and supports the development of recent art graduates in the UK. Following their final degree shows, artists…

Transformations in the Domestic Realm: Haegue Yang, Teacher of Dance, Modern Art Oxford.

Review by Lucy Hobbs Five tomato cans, elevated on a cylindrical platform boasting tightly-knitted mauve exteriors introduce visitors to Haegue Yang’s foremost solo UK exhibition…

Marjolijn Dijkman: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, Spike Island, Bristol.

Review by Regina Papachlimitzou In Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, Dutch artist Marjolijn Dijkman offers a fresh and intriguing perspective on the well-trodden but nonetheless relevant and…

Liverpool’s First International Photography Festival: Look11, Various Venues, Liverpool.

Review by Kenn Taylor A new entry on Liverpool’s cultural calendar, Look11, is a vast photography festival encompassing exhibitions, events and projects taking place over…

Photographic Examinations of Femininity: Neeta Madahar & Madame Yevonde, PM Gallery & House, London.

Review by Sarah Richter, a candidate for the MA in Art History at Richmond the American International University in London. The Role Play exhibit is…

The Sly and Unseen Day: George Shaw, South London Gallery

Review by Paul Hardman The most important thing to say about this George Shaw exhibition, The Sly and Unseen Day is that the paintings are…

The Quiet Man of the YBAs: Angus Fairhurst, Westfaelischer Kunstverein, Münster, Germany

Angus Fairhurst (1966-2008) was one of the most influential members of the group of artists associated with London’s Goldsmiths College in the late 1980s. Fairhurst…

Broadening Access to the Visual Arts: Q&A with Nathan Engelbrecht, Director of EB&Flow Gallery, London.

Interview by Bethany Rex EB&Flow opened this spring in Shoreditch with an aim to build long term relationships with artists from a formative stage in…

Degree Shows 2011: Aesthetica’s Round-Up

Our June/July issue has just hit the shelves, which covers the latest opening at the Guggenheim Bilbao, ArtAngel’s new commission at MIF and features Bruce…

The Absence of External Frames: Florian Meisenberg, Kate MacGarry, London

Review by Mallory Nanny, a candidate for the MA in Art History at Richmond the American International University in London. Currently on view at Kate…

Celebrating Latin American Art: PINTA Art Fair

Presenting the very best in modern and contemporary Latin American art, PINTA follows last week’s record sale of Latin American art at Sotheby’s, New York.

Mark Leckey’s Fusion of Technology and Theatricality: SEE, WE ASSEMBLE, Serpentine Gallery, London.

Review by Mallory Nanny, a candidate for the MA in Art History at Richmond the American International University in London Turner Prize winner of 2008…

Clare Mitten, Cara Nahaul and Corinna Till: Jerwood Painting Fellowships, Jerwood Visual Arts, London.

Review by Laura Bushell Jerwood Visual Arts’ support for painters has morphed over the years from an annual cash prize through to the group show…

Re-examined Territories: the British Council present Mike Nelson, Venice Biennale

Venice is the biggest date in the art world diary and Mike Nelson’s installation, conceived and created in the British Pavilion is no different. Nelson…

The Viewer as Subject: Magical Consciousness, Arnolfini, Bristol.

Review by Regina Papachlimitzou Magical Consciousness examines and negotiates philosopher Vilém Flusser’s postulation that the act of looking carries more intrinsic potential than the object…

Richard Long/Giuseppe Penone, Haunch of Venison, London

Review by Emily Sack, a candidate for the MA in Art History at Richmond the American International University in London. The tree of life, a…

A Knowledge of Things Familiar: David Beattie, Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, Dublin.

James Merrigan is an artist and art writer based in Dublin. David Beattie’s work has an element of alchemy about it, where banal objects or…

Cultural Interfaces

Exploring the boundaries between image and meaning, the 14th PHotoEspaña festival takes place in Madrid, Lisbon, Cuenca, and Alcalá de Henares.