Review of Beverly Hills John at Sprüth Magers, London

John Waters’ Beverly Hills John continues at Sprüth Magers, London, and finds Waters in a more reflective mood, hoping to resolve issues about childhood fame and the horrors of nouveau-riche excess.

Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: 25 Days to Go – Interview with Lottie Davies

As part of our countdown to the Aesthetica Art Prize call for entries deadline, we speak to photographer Lottie Davies about her intimate depictions of past moments and hear about her developing career.

Discover Indonesia Marks 70 Years Of Independence

This August marks the 70th anniversary of Indonesian independence. As part of the celebration Cryptic (Glasgow) are putting together the largest show case of Indonesian culture within the UK.

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: 26 Days To Go

Conceptual artist Denys Blacker uses performance, sculpture and drawing to explore themes of symmetry and precision, as in The Noble Gases, which featured in the Aesthetica Art Prize 2015.

Rotimi Fani-Kayode at Lightwork, New York

In collaboration with Autograph ABP, London, a retrospective of the late Rotimi Fani-Kayode, a seminal figure in 1980s black British and African contemporary art opens at Light Work, New York.

Interview: Aesthetica Art Prize Judge Pavel S. Pyś

In the countdown to the Aesthetica Art Prize call for entries deadline on 31 August, we interview 2016 panel judge Pavel S. Pyś, Exhibitions & Displays Curator at the Henry Moore Institute.

Review: ExtraORDINARY at The Lowry, Manchester

ExtraORDINARY at The Lowry, Manchester, explores everyday objects and actions in contemporary art, and will allow visitors to interact and contribute to the fabric of this engaging exhibition.

Wu Tien-Chang: Never Say Goodbye, Collateral Event, Venice Biennale

Taiwanese artist Wu Tien-Chang’s series of light box stills, interactive video projections and installation explore westernisation in post-war Taiwan in a Collateral Event of the 56th International Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia.

Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: 28 Days to Go

In the countdown to the Aesthetica Art Prize call for entries deadline on 31 August, we look in detail at one of last year’s finalists, Chiang Lup Hong, a fine art illustrator based in Kuala Lumpur.

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: 29 Days To Go

With 29 days to go until the Aesthetica Art Prize call for entries closes, we shine a spotlight on Bangkok-based artist and designer Sanitas Pradittasnee’s longlisted sculpture KHOA MO (Mythical Escapism).

In Conversation with Arifa Akbar, The Independent

Arifa Akbar is Literary Editor of The Independent and inewspapers. She was a judge for the Orwell Prize in 2013, the Fiction Uncovered Prize in 2014 and is on the judging panel for the current Aesthetica Creative Writing Award.

Pushkin: Pushkin’s Fold, Fairhurst Gallery, Norwich

Pushkin’s Fold is the first solo show by artist Pushkin. Based in Norwich for the past 11 years, his exhibition at Fairhurst Gallery is his first venture into focusing and dedicating all his time to his art.

Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: 30 Days To Go

Artist John Keane, winner of the Aesthetica Art Prize in 2015, joins the judging panel for next year’s award. We continue the countdown to 31 August with a look at Keane’s practice.

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Entries: One Month To Go

There is one month to go until the annual Aesthetica Art Prize call for entries closes. Shortlisted artists will participate in a group exhibition in partnership with York Museums Trust and receive editorial coverage in Aesthetica.

Revealing Panoramas

Dutch photographer Ellen Kooi’s theatrical images challenge assumed perceptions of the world and transform bleak landscapes into dramatic stories.

Bound Upwards

Photographer Laurent Chehere records urban and residential spaces, tracing the city streets using both reportage and conceptual imagery.

Tailored Innovation

Gemeentemuseum Den Haag presents a sumptuous celebration of Dutch fashion, exploring the cultural context that fostered enterprising designs.

Subversive Photography

New Museum in New York presents the first major retrospective of the artist Sarah Charlesworth, whose work explores mass media saturation.

Distinct Americana

Ryan Schude’s theatrical tableaux relate the minutiae of suburban life, fusing fairytale Gothic with a lurid technicolour pop sensibility.

Scientific Interventions

Man, machine and science: MUDAM Luxembourg presents a reappraisal of the continuing relationship between the arts and science.