A Painter’s Lens

Georgia O’Keeffe created over 2,000 paintings across the course of her career. Denver Art Museum takes a closer look at the artist’s photography.

5 Installations to See:
London Design Festival 2022

Over the last two decades, society has witnessed an array of landmark design moments. Here are five new innovations from LDF’s 20th anniversary edition.

Texture, Colour, Form

Scraps of paper, plants, canvases, salvaged objects. Photographic artist Anaïs Boileau is deeply intrigued by materials and the Mediterranean climate.

Designing with Optimism

Creativity is linked to positive mental and physical wellbeing. Yinka Illori enlivens urban spaces with public installations that ooze energy and happiness.

Breaking from Tradition:
Contemporary Istanbul 

We highlight four creatives to know at the 17th edition of Contemporary Istanbul, an art fair highlighting over 550 artists from across the globe.

Organic Architectures

Niccolo Casas’ scenes are dystopian: the stuff of science fiction. Leaves emerge from marble windows – reminiscent of giant scales or holes in a wasp’s nest.

New Visionaries:
Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition 2022

This year, we invite you to engage with themes from our rapidly changing world. These 20 pieces – both individually and collectively – disrupt the status quo.

Unseen Places

Inaccessible landscapes, sealed off zones and military exclusion areas; Gregor Sailer captures surreal architecture on the borders of civilisation.

Performing Reality

A new Marina Abramović exhibition in Oxford promises to be the “most minimal and the most radical conceptually” she has ever made.

Pioneering Ceramics

An exhibition illuminates the creative lineage of Black women ceramicists and artists from the last 70 years, celebrating their remarkable contributions.

A Species Between Worlds

A new exhibition in New York asks: how is our relationship with smartphones changing? In which spaces do we spend the most time – digital or real?

Into the Future: Frieze Seoul

Frieze opens its first art fair in Asia this September, featuring more than 110 global institutions. Here is Aesthetica’s run down of what to see.

Digital Mythologies

“In the world of web3, a week is like a year in the normal world. So much is developed at high speed.” Nxt Museum presents groundbreaking digital art.

Looking at Structures

Martine Hamilton Knight’s architectural photographs of Nottingham allow remarkable buildings the visual space to “speak” for themselves.

Photography to See: This Month

200 years since the advent of lens-based image-making, we’re sharing five exhibitions that use the format to take the temperature of society today.

Play and Creativity

“Each of my photos is like looking at a page from my diary.” Delfina Carmona’s process is defined by autobiography, experimentation and fun.

5 to Know: The Armory Show 2022

New York’s Armory Show, first launched in 1994, is considered by many to be a cornerstone of the art world calendar. Here are five artists to know.

Art, Photography, Commerce

LACMA explores how artists have adopted techniques from commercial photography ­– “the most powerful mainstream visual language.”

A Touch of Magic

Cig Harvey’s photographic work is defined by an acute awareness of nature and the passing of time – crafting scenes bursting with narrative potential.

Beyond the Surface

Belgian-Cameroonian photographer NJAHEUT is interested in the complexities of identity, breaking down stereotypes and celebrating shared humanity.