Review of Kool-Aid Wino at Franklin Street Works, Stamford

A mysterious final word ‘mayonnaise’ is how Richard Brautigan ended his most well known publication, Trout Fishing in America. Kool-Aid Wino at Franklin Street Works takes its name from the book.

Docks Art Fair, Lyon

Docks Art Fair celebrates its fourth year by taking up a permanent site. Since its conception, the event has become a centre for art lovers and this year it moves a few 100 meters to the south of the Sucrière.

Shortlist for New Sensations

Channel 4 and The Saatchi Gallery have announced the shortlist and finalists for this year’s New Sensations Prize. The work of 20 young artists will be exhibited in a show in London opening 12 October.

Garry Fabian Miller: Voyage, London

Garry Fabian Miller’s new series, Voyage, marks the close of a 37-year chapter and represents an exciting new direction for the artist. HackelBury Fine Art, London, opens the debut of the collection.

Elad Lassry at 303 Gallery, New York

In his rigorously formatted photographs, which never exceed the dimensions of a magazine page or spread, Elad Lassry elaborates on the potential of a photograph to exist as a sculpture.

Visa Pour l’Image, Perpignan

Visa pour l’Image celebrates its 25th festival, which is an achievement outstripping the original hopes of the founders. The festival is an annual, week-long meeting for 3000 photographers.

Rolf Sachs: Camera in Motion: from Chur to Tirano, St Moritz Art Masters

Noted for his conceptual approach, Rolf Sachs has photographed fleeting moments of the landscape along the World Heritage Rhaetian Albula/Bernina train journey between Thusis and Tirano.

Review of Coming into Fashion: A Century of Photography at Condé Nast, City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Coming into Fashion – a unique glimpse into the most sparkling and striking of images from the international Condé Nast archives- is both a history lesson in glamour and an ode to photography.

Susan Yardley: SCAR, Finalist in the Aesthetica Creative Writing Competition 2012

There’s over a week left to enter the Aesthetica Creative Writing Competition. Now in its sixth year, the award is a great opportunity for emerging and established writers to showcase their work.

A Journey Through London’s Subculture: 1980s to Now

A Journey Through London’s Subculture at the Old Selfridges Hotel is part of the ICA’s Off-Site. The exhibition illustrates a perceived thread of creativity between the post-punk era and the present day.

Frieze London 2013: Frieze Talks Announced

For this year’s Frieze London, Frieze Talks will include: Jérôme Bel, Meredith Monk and Stephen Shore as part of the line up of international artists, filmmakers, curators and cultural commentators.

Indrė Šerpytytė, Ffotogallery

Exploring history, individual and collective memory and loss, Indrė Šerpytytė exhibits a solo exhibition at Ffotogallery. The showcase coincides with Lithuania taking up the Presidency of the European Union.

Miles Aldridge: SHORT BREATHS at Brancolini Grimaldi, London

SHORT BREATHS is Brancolini Grimaldi’s first exhibition of work by Miles Aldridge to coincide with his major retrospective at Somerset House, I Only Want You to Love Me, (10 July until 29 September).

The Institute of Art & Ideas: “Is Beauty Back?” A Debate about the Future of Art

The Institute of Art and Ideas has released a new debate online with a panel of professionals including Courtauld scholar Julian Stallabrass, art historian Griselda Pollock and artist Sidsel Christensen.

Anna Wallace-Thompson: Shortlisted for the Aesthetica Creative Writing Competition

Shortlisted for the Aesthetica Creative Writing Competition 2012, Anna Wallace-Thompson is a Middle Eastern contemporary arts journalist who grew up predominantly in Dubai.

John Stezaker, Contemporary Art Society, London

Through collage, John Stezaker examines the subversive elements within found images, such as film magazines, vintage postcards and illustrations. Stezaker won the Deutsche Börse prize in 2012.

Nick Boreham: Red, Shortlisted for the Aesthetica Creative Writing Competition

Shortlisted for the Aesthetica Creative Writing Competition, Nick Boreham writes poems and short stories which have appeared in a number of publications including Poetry Scotland and Equinox.

Natural Selection, The Fine Art Society Contemporary

Natural Selection is a group show that focuses upon the tension between the man-made and nature. The eight artists use a variety of media including drawing, sculpture, photography and installation.

Coming into Fashion: A Century of Photography at Condé Nast at City Art Centre, Edinburgh

The great American photographer Edward Steichen took what were probably the first fashion photographs in 1911. Since then it has become a unique platform for commerce and creativity.

James Barnor: Ever Young, Impressions Gallery

The James Barnor archive is the product of a career spanning more than 60 years. Barnor was born in Accra in 1929. He began his photographic career when he opened a makeshift studio in Jamestown.