Breaking Convention

For over two decades, Hannah Starkey has honed and developed an attentive gaze, representing women with both candour and compassion.

Beyond the Metaphysical

Hayward Gallery presents speculative futures where fantasy is at the forefront, and both creative and cultural liberation are brought into effect.

Alternative Narratives of Empowerment

The notion of “seeing oneself” has become integral to Sharon Walters, a London-based artist whose work centres around celebrating Black women.

Chance Encounters

Bieke Depoorter’s images explore questions surrounding the authenticity of photography, blurring the boundaries of “artist” and “subject”.

Power Structures

Driven by research, Jasmina Cibic creates multimedia artworks that probe how nations have wielded “soft power” through cultural diplomacy.

Shaping the Future:
The June / July Issue

This issue captures the current zeitgeist, and is a reminder of how much the past forms part of the present. Dive into our preview of the new issue.

New Visionaries:
Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition 2022

This year, we invite you to engage with themes from our rapidly changing world. These 20 pieces – both individually and collectively – disrupt the status quo.

A Survey of Portraiture

The expansive new exhibition at National Gallery of Victoria, titled Who Are You, considers “portraiture in Australia across time and media.”

Complex Landscape

Ingrid Pollard unpicks complex notions of British identity whilst examining the relationship between human bodies, geology and deep time.

Personal and Political

Artist and activist Poulomi Basu’s current exhibition discusses the need to speak up to create a world where women have true freedom and equal choice.

Visions of Utopia

Serena Dzenis’s pastel-toned images question the idea of making humans multiplanetary, transforming everyday structures into otherworldly scenes.

Staged Compositions

Andreas Mühe is one of Germany’s best-known artists, recognised for his explorations of sociological, historical and political themes.

Ode to Community

“I love the way an image can escape its original tether and move through time to become something else.” Roy Mehta’s photographs are on view in London.

A Moment of Contemplation

Gal Shahar is an Israeli photographer who looks at image-making as a form of literature – considering the stories which play out in our daily routines.

Lens for Celebration

Visual artist. Stylist. Editor. Photographer. Trevor Stuurman is all these things and more – recognised as “the king of creativity” and “a cultural force.”

Portals to the Future

Afrofuturism is a movement combining science fiction, history and fantasy. Amongst today’s artists working with its legacy is Darryl DeAngelo Terrell.

Fluid Definitions

At a moment of unprecedented creativity in fashion and reflection on gender, London’s V&A museum brings the history of “menswear” into focus.

Distorted Reality

“Why do we feel that we belong in some places and not in others?” asks Lise Johansson, an award-winning photographer based in Copenhagen.

Resisting the Canon

Namsa Leuba uses photography to question the western gaze and imagination, considering the complex ways cultural identity is recognised.

A Major Retrospective

A new show in Denmark offers European audiences a chance to re-engage with Diane Arbus’ body of work – enduring for its emotional complexity.