5 to See: COLLECTIBLE Design Fair

COLLECTIBLE Design Fair highlights innovative projects from across the world. Aesthetica selects five talents from this year’s event.

Sony World Photography Awards 2020

The Sony World Photography Awards returns for 2020, announcing the finalists and shortlist whilst introducing a new Environment category.

Representing Communities

Dawoud Bey’s photos capture African American communities from the 20th century to today – exploring identity and representation.

Brandt and Moore

Henry Moore met photographer Bill Brandt during WWII. A new publication cements the artists’ legacies as British pioneers.

Translating History

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

Framing Nature

Trees play an essential role in our lives. A new exhibition at Hayward Gallery highlights the importance of the world’s forests through art.

Endless Imagery

Each day, more than three billion images are shared on social networks. Jeu de Paume examines the production of these photographs.

Discovering the Self

Photographer Lottie Davies recreates the fictional journey of William Henry Quinn – a character deeply affected by the events of WWII.

Visual Inspiration

Jamal Nxedlana’s images are rooted in an Afro-Surrealist style, “creating an alternative image repertoire to tackle biased views of Africa.”

Towards Preservation

After half of Claudia Andujar’s family were killed in WWII, she dedicated five decades to photographing and raising awareness of the Yanomami people.

Stepping into Dreams

Alex Fruehmann’s dark and dramatic expanses immerse the viewer in the hyperreal, inviting them to revel in the negative space.

Chronicling Humanity

Diane Arbus revolutionised portraiture, producing distinctive, direct images that celebrated diversity and humanity. A new show opens at AGO.

Seeing in Double

Mirror images. Checker-board clothing. Identical models. Twins is an immersion into the eccentric and playful world of photographic duo LM Chabot.

Intelligent Composition

Olga Urbanek’s photographs are clever and considered juxtapositions of form, colour and texture, placing individuals in unexpected scenarios.

Altered Perspective

Aleksander Małachowski works at the intersection of photography, geometry and symmetry. His minimal images focus on the spaces that we inhabit.

Revealing Concealed Stories

This year’s Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize highlights how imagery can be used to question ideas of truth in the information era.

Aesthetica Art Prize Shortlist 2020

The Aesthetica Art Prize returns with artworks making sense of our changing world, responding to digital identities and global constructs.

Atmospheric Lighting

Federica Belli taps into a quality of light that is filled with narrative and intimacy. Portraits are aglow with shadow and highlight.

5 to See: This Weekend

Aesthetica selects recommended shows for late January – offering viewers contemplative landscapes, utopian visions and feminist artwork.

Future Now 2020: Martin Parr

Martin Parr is one of the world’s most celebrated documentary photographers. He will discuss a distinguished career at Future Now 2020.