Joan Miró, Yorkshire Sculpture Park

The sky is wide in Wakefield. Shouldering this weight of blue, Joan Miró’s bronze sculptures trample the neat lawns of the Yorkshire Sculpture Park.

A New Art Fair for Yorkshire, Saltburn Arts Fair

Saltburn-by-the-Sea still has a pier, making it a seaside resort in the traditional sense. This time last year, the local creative community was preparing for The Exhibitionists , an open studios event.

Interview with Satis House Project Space Curators Eoin Dara & Kim McAleese

Over the next two years art in Northern Ireland will experience developments on par to other successful regions in the UK. In 2013 the Turner Prize will be hosted in Capital of Culture Derry/Londonderry.

Contemporary Street Art From Israel, Broken Fingaz Crew: Crazy Eye Hotel, Shop 13: The Old Truman Brewery

Broken Fingaz are a multidisciplinary street art collection from Haifa, Israel. Heralded as the first crew to emerge from their homeland, their work includes graffiti, design, installation and music.

Shezad Dawood, Piercing Brightness, Modern Art Oxford

People are always wishing, hoping for some sort of transformative experience from art. At Modern Art Oxford, walking up the stairs makes the visitor focus on the time and speed of the journey.

The Formation of Identity, Shilpa Gupta: Someone Else, Arnolfini

In her first major solo exhibition in the UK, Shilpa Gupta uses an eclectic variety of media to explore some of the themes most central to her work: censorship and script as tools of communication.

A New Space for the Creative Community in the North-East, BALTIC 39 Opening, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

BALTIC 39 is a new hub for Contemporary Art in Newcastle upon Tyne opens to the public on Friday 6 April. Aesthetica spoke to BALTIC Director Godfrey Worsdale on the gallery’s recent success.

Capturing Moments

Jeff Hahn cites the work of Wing Shya, Paolo Roversi and Guy Bourdin as sources of inspiration, but when it comes to shooting, Hahn likes to tune out all distractions and focus on the moment.

What Happens When the YBAs Grow up?

A new book surveys the 25 year success and phenomenon that was, and in many ways still is, the Young British Artists.

Imaginary Realism

In Roger Ballen’s first solo show at a public gallery in the UK, Manchester Art Gallery presents his darkly playful and psychologically intense photography.

Bauhaus: Art as Life

Exploring the world’s most famous art and design school, Art as Life is the biggest Bauhaus exhibition in the UK in 40 years.

Capturing the World

Set in the Embankment Galleries at Somerset House, The Sony World Photography Awards exhibition presents the best of the 2012 competition.

The Innovation of Making

With a resurgence in the handmade and a push for sustainability, artists are using materials in new and exciting ways. Los Carpinteros open Silence Your Eyes this spring at Kunstmuseum Thun.

Photography In Mexico

Photography In Mexico, now on at SFMOMA, showcases more than 150 works by Mexican photographers as well as American and European artists who found Mexico to be a place of inspiration.

Intimate Narratives

In his latest series, Behind Open Doors, Creedon spent six weeks in Havana studying the complex and dynamic relationships of families.

Gerald McMaster

Gerald McMaster is one of the Artistic Directors of the Biennale of Sydney 2012. Along with his co-curator, Catherine de Zegher, created an event that re-examines wider narratives.

I Myself Have Seen It: Photography and Kiki Smith, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Arizona

I Myself Have Seen It: Photography and Kiki Smith is the product of a decade-long conversation between independent Curator Elizabeth Brown and the artist, examining a little-known body of work.

A Question of Exposure

Tina Chang creates images that transcend their component parts to create a world where fantasy and desire dominate.

Documenting Quiet Spaces

American photographer, Bryan Schutmaat, is concerned with nostalgia and its representation within the context of the landscape of the American west.

Reality in Context

In his series, Fake Holidays, Reiner Riedler traverses the boundaries of place by examining reality within the context of the staged and created.