Colourful Architecture:
5 Buildings to Know

Brightly tinted objects, surfaces and buildings can make a powerful statement. Here, we compile a list of vibrant architectural structures that stand out.

Catching the Light:
In Conversation with Rana Begum

Rana Begum RA talks about her show at The Box, Plymouth, touching on collaboration, creative evolution and how to make a site-specific sculpture.

Narratives of Belonging

Award-winning artist and Aesthetica Art Prize alumnus Larry Achiampong pushes the boundaries to examine class, gender and identity.

New York Exhibitions for Summer:
5 to See

There are over 1,500 galleries in New York. Here, we recommend five shows to see this summer, selected from the vast cultural map of the five boroughs.

The World’s Best Architecture 2023

What makes a “good” building? The answer to this question is changing all the time. Architizer shines a light on contemporary buildings making waves.

Shared Humanity

The Prix Pictet 2023 announces a shortlist of 12 photographers, delving into the vast spectrum of experiences that define our collective existence.

Gina Osterloh:
Zones of Resistance

The Columbus Museum of Art (CMA) presents the work of interdisciplinary artist Gina Osterloh in her first major museum survey, ‘Mirror Shadow Shape.’

Sense of Self

Alias Trate’s portrait paintings each signify a different emotion, from anger to compassion, prudence to angst, fortitude to patience.

Resistance through Photography

A new book from Thames and Hudson traces the fight for social, political and creative freedom through the eyes of 23 Iranian photographers.

An Interconnected Cosmos

Yayoi Kusama’s boundless, thought-provoking and vibrant work is on display in a major retrospective at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao this summer.

AI and Datasets:
Feeding Consciousness

Halcyon Gallery moves into its new flagship site at 148 New Bond Street, Mayfair. They open with Dominic Harris’ exhibition ‘Digital Consciousness’.

Landscape Trauma

The art world has seen an increased curatorial focus on those engaging with the climate emergency. Centre for British Photography opens one such show.

Strength in Care:
Black Masculinities

Hatje Cantz publish an essential compendium of 220 photographs from 22 artists that reframe gender, manhood and what it means to be tender.

Views from Africa

Through the work of 36 photographers, this exhibition explores the landscape of contemporary lens-based media across Africa.

Collaboration in Storytelling

Sunday School marks its sixth anniversary, bringing together photographers from across Africa and the wider diaspora for this exhibition.

Venice Architecture Biennale: 5 Innovative Pavilions

Sixty four national pavilions consider the future of residential buildings and city planning amidst growing populations and the climate emergency.

Playing with Objects

Paul Sawyers is a contemporary artist and photographer interested in “the potential of found objects to create improvised moments.”

Manchester International Festival 2023

This year’s edition of the event returns from 29 June-16 July in a wide-ranging programme that spans art, choreography, installation and performance.

Sustainable Architecture: 5 To Know

In the last few decades, sustainability has become one of the key driving forces in architecture and design. Here are five examples to know.

Arles 2023: Home Reconsidered

At Arles 2023, image-makers reflect on their relationships with places and popular music, as well as government policy and patriarchy.