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Future Greats: Andres Orozco

The Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition returns for 2020. Andres Orozco’s photographs define a new relationship between humans and urban spaces

5 to See: This Weekend

Trailblazing female photographers. Pioneering light artists. Conversations about the climate crisis. Aesthetica collates must-see exhibitions.

Cinematic Surrealism

Alex Prager marries cinematic tradition with staged scenarios – creating staged photographs reminiscent of Hollywood glamour.

Mirrored Realities

Stan Douglas’ ‘Doppelgänger’ is rife with motifs of mirrors, binaries, parallels and doubles, diving into where the “other” sits in society today.

Sony World Photography Awards 2020

Sony World Photography Awards introduces a new environment category, responding to the climate crisis and a changing world.

5 to See: This Weekend

Aesthetica selects this weekend’s must-see shows – featuring the new Steve McQueen retrospective at Tate Modern and prize-winning portraits.

Representing Communities

What does it mean to be American? Dawoud Bey considers African American experiences to examine identity and acceptance.

A Wider Conversation

Dhaka Art Summit explores how creativity can encourage social, environmental and political progression.

Creative Energy

Grayson Perry is a chronicler of contemporary life. The Holburne Museum presents an exhibition of the artist’s early work from 1982-1994.

Scottish Dreams

Over the course of 25 years and countless expeditions, documentary photographer Martin Parr has developed a love affair with Scotland.

Brandt and Moore

A new publication investigates the relationship between Henry Moore and Bill Brandt, standing together in the face of adversity.

5 to Read: This Month

Aesthetica selects five new art books to explore for February. Globalisation, perception and automation are key themes across these titles.

Translating History

Dutch photographer Viviane Sassen’s ‘Venus & Mercury’ is inspired by accounts of the French royal court in the 17th and 18th centuries.

Spirit of the Land

Brendan George Ko’s images have been inspired by the notion of home – the idea that a place somehow defines us, like an intimate relationship.

5 to See: This Weekend

This weekend’s picks feature renowned 20th century artists, pioneering women in photography and a closer look at plastic pollution.

Colourful Direction

Joelle Grace Taylor combines a love of retro styling and creative direction, producing dream-like images full of energy, colour and depth.

Framing Nature

Trees play an essential role in our lives. In a world where around 36 football fields’ worth are lost every minute, what can we do to make change?

Endless Imagery

In an age of pictorial saturation, Jeu de Paume’s ‘The Supermarket of Images’ questions the value of space in an increasingly cluttered world.

Discovering the Self

Lottie Davies recreates the fictional tale of loss and grief, questioning how contemplation can bring new purpose to life.

The February / March Issue

Issue 94, the February / March edition, is now available. This issue is about developing a new narrative and disrupting the status quo.

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