The Aesthetica Art Prize is Open for Entries

The Aesthetica Art Prize is an annual award that celebrates excellence in contemporary art. It is now in its eighth year, and welcomes submissions from emerging and established artists.

De/Constructing China

De/Constructing China at the Asia Society Museum features artwork by the most prominent Chinese artists documenting the country’s frenetic modernisation.

Doug Aitken, Station to Station, in UK Cinemas

Internationally acclaimed artist Doug Aitken’s latest filmic piece Station to Station takes viewers on a journey from New York to San Francisco in 10 stops, over 24 days. Watch the trailer.

Interview with Giles English

Inspired by a love of flying historic aircraft and all things mechanical, award-winning company Bremont make beautifully handcrafted pilot’s chronometers of exceptional quality.

Interview with Manuelle Gautrand, Women Architect of the Year

We speak to architect Manuelle Gautrand about the recently completed extension and renovation of the Comédie de Béthune, and the refurbishment of the Metz Galeries Lafayette façade.

Highlights from arteBA 2015

arteBA, the annual art fair of Buenos Aires, gives visitors a chance to not only visit South America’s largest exposition of art but to also experience one of the continent’s most culturally rich cities.

Juan Muñoz: Double Bind & Around, HangarBicocca

Over 100 sculptures in 15 works are on display at HangarBicocca in the first solo exhibition in Italy dedicated to Juan Muñoz. The show covers the entire 5,300 square meters of the gallery space.

Aesthetica Art Prize Finalist Deb Covell: Real Painting

Castlefield Gallery’s exhibition Real Painting, co-curated by Aesthetica Art Prize finalist Deb Covell, investigates the crossover between painting and sculpture featuring the work of 10 artists.

Penny Woolcock: Utopia

The Roundhouse’s annual summer of culture returns this year with Utopia, a ground breaking installation by award winning director and filmmaker Penny Woolcock.

Glenn Ligon: Encounters and Collisions, Tate Liverpool

Glenn Ligon, one of America’s most significant contemporary artists, has curated a show which could be deemed his ‘ideal museum’. Featured artists include Cy Twombly and Andy Warhol.

A Window Into Arab Culture

Shubbak Festival is London’s largest biennial of Arabic art and takes place across the city at various art venues. The event provides a window on the contemporary culture of the Arab world.

Christopher Page: Dawn, Hunter/Whitfield

The proof of painting’s liveliness is to be found in Christopher Page’s second solo show at Hunter/Whitfield. His paintings only really begin to work when you are in front of them.

Simon Hantaï, Mnuchin Gallery, New York

For the first time in the USA, Hungarian-born, Paris-based artist, Simon Hantaï presents work from the 1960s, a period in which his work matured and he began to develop pliage, or “folding” method.

Art Santa Fe, 9-12 July

The city of Santa Fe welcomes artists from around the world for its annual celebration of contemporary art and culture, this year marking the 15th anniversary of renowned festival, Art Santa Fe.

Christina Broom, Museum of London Docklands

The Museum of London Docklands presents Soldiers and Suffragettes: the Photography of Christina Broom, the first British female press photographer and an unsung master of her craft.

Review of Shirana Shahbazi

If photographs are traditionally meant to freeze specific moments in time that one can retrieve at a future date, Shirana Shahbazi’s exhibition at On Stellar Rays, New York, does just the opposite.

Station to Station: A 30 Day Happening, Barbican Centre

American multi-media artist Doug Aitken curates a vast project encompassing the indoor and outdoor spaces of Barbican for 30 days, including work from 100 artists such as Martin Creed and Jeremy Deller.

VOLTA 11, Basel, 15-20 June

Opening in Basel for its 11th anniversary, VOLTA proves its worth as a champion of new and emerging artists. VOLTA made its debut in 2005, creating a platform for international galleries.

Interview with Sukanya Rajaratnam, Mnuchin Gallery, Art Basel 2015

At Art Basel 2015, Mnuchin Gallery returns with a showcase of exceptional works by Agnes Martin, Anselm Kiefer and Tavares Strachan. We speak to Sukanya Rajaratnam, Partner at Mnuchin Gallery.

Review of Burning, Cutting, Nailing, Skarstedt Gallery

The title of this exhibition at Skarstedt Gallery suggests a trichotomy of violence and destruction. The works present a wilful reforming of the canvas through burning, cutting and nailing.