Top Picks: London Art Fair 2021

London Art Fair 2021 launches online. Discover stand-out contemporary artworks across photography, painting and sculpture.

New Architecture Books to Read

Get a dose of architectural inspiration with these new and upcoming publications. Top five titles look at how buildings are evolving into the future.

Ethereal Still Life

Throughout the pandemic, Cornelia Parker has been working on a new body of work. Objects, flowers and glassware transform into shadows.

5 Online Photography Shows

This selection of digital shows provides respite and inspiration: embracing home, exploring our relationship with nature and reflecting inwards.

Illumination Through Design

The first electric light was invented in the early 1800s. Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, surveys more than a century of innovative lighting solutions.

Memory and Transformation

Chila Kumari Singh Burman is celebrated internationally for her radical feminist practice. The artist has transformed Tate Britain’s facade.

10 Quotes About Creativity

Be inspired by global artists and photographers. Read powerful statements from Ai Weiwei, Kara Walker, Georgia O’Keeffe, Alexander Calder and more.

Aesthetica Art Prize: 5 Painters

Be inspired by these artists from the Aesthetica Art Prize. Discover a range of approaches to the time-honoured medium, from realism to abstraction.

Blurring the Lines

Ming Smith was the first female African-American photographer to have her work acquired by New York’s MoMA. A new book surveys her oeuvre.

Subverting Language

For almost half a century, the US-born text artist Barbara Kruger has been reworking the languages of advertising and consumer culture.

Image as Transformation

The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, presents a full career retrospective of Dawoud Bey – spanning a larger portfolio of work from the 1970s to 2010s.

Turning Inwards

Viktoria Sorochinki’s series of self-portraits, INsideOUTside, were shot entirely during the COVID-19 lockdown.

Atmospheric Landscapes

Scottish photographer Iain Stewart first became known as a portraitist and documenter of social realities. He now turns a lens to the natural world.

Aesthetica Art Prize:
5 Photographers

Be inspired by these five lens-based artists from the Aesthetica Art Prize. Discover a range of powerful portraits, scenarios and still lifes.

Photography in the Age of Sharing

A new exhibition asks: how has social media allowed artists to explore issues of identity, society, politics and the definition of art itself?

Planetary Themes

Sarah Sze is a sculptor and multi-media artist whose mesmerising works explore the influence of technology on human perception and memory.

Capturing the Street

Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland, celebrates seven decades of street photography, with images that turn the urban landscape into a giant canvas.

Aesthetica Art Prize: 5 Sculptures

Sculpture is evolving. It holds up a mirror to our increasingly digital world. 5 artists from the Aesthetica Art Prize demonstrate innovation in 3D.

Imaginary Lands

In Olivia Lavergne’s ‘Jungles’, the viewer is immersed in a tropical forest filled with a fascinating luxuriance beckoning to be explored.

On the Riverbanks

Ute Mahler & Werner Mahler toured Europe’s major rivers and streams, considering their social, ecological, political and economic significance.