Colour and Motif

Diane Villadsen builds on our appetite for candy coloured compositions. Dreamlike tones move from blush pink and lemon yellow to soft lilac.

Body as Performance

Photographs from Nana Yaw Oduro provide the manifestation of thought and emotion, expressed through bright colours and physical movements.

5 Online Photography Shows

International galleries continue offer to audiences art experiences from home. New photo shows span portraiture and documentary.

Through the Frame

Circling around ideas of visual boundaries, margins and fringes are the works of Fabien Dendiével. The photographer extends the concept of the frame.

Altering the Register

Isaac West’s portraits are luminous. Deep reds, cobalt blues and velvet greens are paired with painted lines on playing fields and soup cans.

The Story of Artnet

How Artnet’s founder Hans Neuendorf rose from the rubble of WWII Germany to transform the landscape of the art market.

Making the Space

Heather Agyepong’s latest series, in support of MIND, responds to the life of African American performer and activist Aida Overton Walker.

The Space Between

Encounter Contemporary, London, opens a virtual solo presentation of Nicolas K. Feldmeyer, featuring time-lapsed films and digital renders.

Aesthetica Archives: Street Photography

Street photography involves candid images within public places. Aesthetica selects examples from the archives, from the mid-20th century to now.

International Center of Photography: Art Online

The International Center of Photography, New York, is dedicated to photography and visual culture. Aesthetica selects online highlights.

Turbulent Decades

Samanthe Rubell, Senior Director, Pace Gallery, is responsible for the gallery’s online sales initiatives. She discusses a new online show.

Inspiring Conversations

London’s Design Museum – like many around the world – is currently closed. In response, it is pushing into the digital realm with live streams.

The Ethics of Documentary

Lars Boering, Managing Director, World Press Photo Foundation, discusses the 2019 contest entries, and the essence of “truth.”

5 to Read: This Month

Aesthetica selects five new art, design and photography books for May 2020. These titles reflect on the meaning of progress today.

Aesthetica Art Prize: Top Tips

Get inspired to enter the Aesthetica Art Prize. We share five key pieces of advice to inform your submission to the international award.

Nocturnal Networks

Doorways, staircases, windows and curtains haunt the images of Indonesian photographer Ferdonio Damanik, offering the taste of worlds beyond.

Louisiana Channel: 5 Videos

Louisiana Channel is filled with arts and culture videos to watch from home. Aesthetica selects five interviews featuring lens-based artists.

Poetry in Collaboration

The Broad has launched a new interactive series featuring poets working in a variety of styles to respond to specific artworks in the collection.

VE Day 75: Digital Stories

8 May 2020 marks 75 years since the end of the Second World War in Europe. We bring together online arts, photography and history resources.

Retouched Realities

Amelie Satzger’s retouched photographs reveal an arranged visual world filled with autobiographical motifs, mirrors, balanced fruit and cube rooms.