The Aesthetica Art Prize: Interview with Shortlisted Artist Vera Drebusch

Vera Drebusch has been shortlisted in this year’s Aesthetica Art Prize. Her performance pieces Preservation and Chocolates can be seen in the Art Prize exhibition, on display at York St Mary’s.

Andrew Browne, Glimpse

Dark shadows, contrasting colours, smooth and ruptured textures fill the works created by artist Andrew Browne (b. 1960) in his latest series Glimpse.

HOME 2015 Opening Season

HOME is an international centre for contemporary visual arts, theatre and film, whose opening programme features international collaborations.

Review of Evan Roth: Voices Over the Horizon, Carroll/Fletcher, London

The internet exists in the physical world spectrally, at once oppressively — or conveniently – pervasive and seemingly intangible, invisible and indefinite.

Will Shannon: The Closet Craftsman, Birmingham

Will Shannon describes himself as: “designer, maker, artist, architect, prototyper, workplace designer, maybe”. His exhibition at mac Birmingham seeks to unite the areas of art, craft and design.

CWA: Janet Lees, Shortlisted Poem

The Aesthetica Creative Writing Award is now in its eighth year and is open for entries. The Award is an international literary prize that celebrates…

SP-Arte Latin American Art Fair 2015, São Paulo, Brazil

The leading Latin American art fair will return for its 11th edition in the Ciccillo Matarazzo pavilion at the Ibirapuera Park in Sao Paulo, Brazil, designed by Pritzker Laureate and Oscar Niemeyer.

Milan Image Art Fair 2015

The fifth edition of the Milan Image Art Fair will open in the new location of Porta Nuova Varesine. This year sees the richest edition of MIA Fair with a broad cultural programme and 145 exhibitors.

Interview with Aesthetica Art Prize Artist Saliha Elhoussaini

To celebrate the opening of the Aesthetica Art Prize exhibition at York St Mary’s and call for entries for next year’s award, we speak to Saliha Elhoussaini about her intricate drawing series.

Review of Wild Card, Casson & Friends, Sadlers Wells

Wild Card is an opportunity for a choreographer, dancer or producer to take the reins and present a selection of work for the Sadlers Wells’ audience. The first event was curated by Tim Casson.

Review of Masterpieces of Fashion Photography, LUMAS, London

Fashion photography has been evolving over the past 100 years, and Mayfair’s LUMAS gallery is currently shining light on the genre’s masterpieces in a preview before opening the official exhibition.

Pushing an Ism, Museum of Modern Art of Buenos Aires

Pushing an Ism at MAMBA, Buenos Aires, is a contradictory proposition. It urges us to re-acquaint ourselves with the original inspiration of much abstract art of today and the last century: the body.

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2015 Winners Announced

John Keane was announced as the winner of the Main Prize and rising star Suzanne Mooney took home the Student Prize at the Aesthetica Art Prize 2015 exhibition preview at York St Mary’s.

Make Yourself Comfortable at Chatsworth House

Contemporary chair design exhibition, Make Yourself Comfortable showcases furniture by innovative designers such as Thomas Heatherwick, Amanda Levete, Marc Newson, and Moritz Waldemeyer.

Review of Niki de Saint Phalle, Guggenheim Bilbao

Niki de Saint Phalle’s Mamas are huge, bounding, ecstatic forms, but this major retrospective at Guggenheim Bilbao shows that there is much more to the artist than her voluptuous figures.

Transgressing Conventional Boundaries: Bruce Nauman

We delve into the Aesthetica archive and reflect on Bruce Nauman’s exhibition featured in Issue 41. In 2011 Kunsthalle Mannheim celebrated the artist’s 70th birthday with a large-scale retrospective.

Review: Savage Beauty, V&A

The “enfant terrible” of British fashion, Alexander McQueen rose from obscurity to become one of the world’s top contemporary fashion designers.

AAP 2015 Interview with Owen Waterhouse

One of eight finalists, Owen Waterhouse will be showcasing his sculpture Möbius 1.00 in the Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition. The piece marks the 100th anniversary of the discovery of stainless steel.

Garry Winogrand, Fundacion Mapfre, Madrid

Garry Winogrand has been cited as the central photographer of his generation, named alongside greats such as Walker Evans and Robert Frank. Fundacion Mapfre presents a series of iconic works.

Review of Richard Long: The Spike Island Tapes

This is Richard Long’s first solo exhibition at the gallery, and a sees heavy exploration of carborundum; a compound of silicon and carbon that Long is experimenting with for the first time.