5 to See: This Weekend

Aesthetica recommends shows across the UK, US and Europe. They present powerful socio-political and ecological messages through fine art.

Developing New Talent

The Jerwood/Photoworks Awards support photographers to make new work and develop their practice. 2020’s artists engage with history.

London Art Fair 2020

There are over 100 galleries exhibiting at the 2020 edition of London Art Fair. Aesthetica selects five must-see photographers to watch.

5 to See: This Weekend

Top picks for the start of January 2020 look at diverse interpretations of life around the globe. Storytelling is at the heart of this selection.

Cross-Cultural Dialogues

Over the course of 12 weekends from December 2019 to March, an art, music and culture extravaganza descends upon the Al-Ula region.

Celebrating Female Practitioners

The Max Mara Art Prize for Women. The only visual art award for women in the UK, the prize is due to be announced in early 2020,

Collaborative Philosophy

The 1930s were a particularly fertile moment in British architectural history. Marking the Bauhaus centenary, RIBA sheds new light.

Illuminating Audiences

Large-scale installations populate London’s annual Winter Lights festival. It brings audiences together to sit, dance, play and absorb.

5 to See: Festive Light Shows

Aesthetica collates inspiring illuminations to see this festive period – transforming historic buildings and city streets in intriguing ways.

Micro Narratives

Nuno Serrão’s images consider how information is handled, shared and perceived, demonstrating a sensitivity and a curiosity for the planet.

Elevated Deserts

Greet Van Hootegem roams desolate desert lands, revelling in the subtle textures of mountain formations, lone huts and empty roads.

Illuminated Landscape

A field of fallen moons shines at sunset. A sea of glowing spheres stretches into the distance. These are the sights created by Bruce Munro.

5 to See: This Weekend

Borders, ecological crisis and the human condition. These are the themes explored in this week’s recommended photography exhibitions.

Reality and Myth

Mark Power’s ‘Good Morning, America’ is a series capturing a moment of change. It traverses the US, revealing a fictional world that never existed.

5 to See: This Weekend

Aesthetica’s picks for 7-8 December look to the power of art as a form of communication, offering intimate photography and immersive installation.

Formative Portraits

Francesca Woodman took her first photograph at the age of thirteen. MCA Denver explores how the artist discovered a unique creative voice.

Timeless Design

Swiss luxury skincare brand La Prairie explores its connection with Bauhaus – presenting linear set designs and foregrounding a synthesis with art.

Christmas Gift Guide 2019

Aesthetica selects 10 ideas for art and culture lovers. This list offers a variety of inspiration – including gallery memberships, gift sets and more.

Reframing History

Malaga Island is an uninhabited place located off the coast of Maine, US. American artist Theaster Gates explores its troubled past in new works.

Art for Connectivity

Artist and innovator Doug Aitken is at the forefront of 21st century communication, presenting a space between the physical and virtual.