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.

Seminal Photography Shows

Discover some of the historic photography shows that shaped the medium during the 19th and 20th centuries – including those at MoMA.

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.

Aesthetica Art Prize: Women Photographers

Get inspired by women photographers creating compelling visual narratives. These images travel the world, tell stories and reframe the landscape.

Digital Competition: #AestheticaLockdownArt

Now is the time for creativity and innovation. Aesthetica is launching a new social media competition for international artists in isolation.

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.

Aesthetica Archives: Alex Prager

Alex Prager became a photographer overnight. Her cinematic practice evolved after she came face to face with an image by William Eggleston.

National Portrait Gallery: Art Online

National Portrait Gallery, London, holds the most extensive collection of portraits in the world. Aesthetica picks highlights to explore from home.

Visual Writing Prompts

Aesthetica selects five images to inspire your poetry and short fiction. They are ideal writing prompts – dreamlike shores and neon streets.