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Plastic Ocean

Dutch-born Thirza Schaap is fighting plastic pollution, transforming bottles, toothbrushes, lighters and disposable cutlery into sculptures.

10 to See: Pride Month 2021

This June, discover must-see online shows, publications and videos – featuring powerful and inspiring artwork from across the globe.

New Luminaries

The Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition showcases 20 contemporary artists from across the globe, new luminaries and chroniclers of our times.

Infinite Possibility

Cerith Wyn Evans creates experiential artworks that use light, space, sound and time to probe our perceptual relationship with the world.

Artists of Tomorrow

New Contemporaries has played a key role in British art since 1949. In a challenging year, their mission is perhaps more important than ever.

Visual Messaging

Cuban-born, Switzerland-based Dayamí Hayek engages with the key issues of our times through clever visual and textual juxtapositions.

Art and Empowerment

“What better way to collectively engage in empathy than to share the images we take?” Nabad supports artists in Southwestern Asia and North Africa.

Lighting the Future

Studio Roosegaarde works at the threshold of science, art and engineering. Their latest project harnesses UVC rays to create safer urban spaces.

Collapse and Reform

2020 was a year marked by resilience, rebirth and renewal. Sculptor Paul Kaptein pushes the boundaries of figuration, responding to our world.

Working with Nature

Swirls of pink and red. Green and yellow voids. Fragments of wood, fracturing and splintering. These are the works of Daniel Fuchs.

The Makings of Modernity

Museum of Modern Art launches a new chronological survey of Alexander Calder’s work: from wire sculptures to kinetic constructions.

Aesthetica Art Prize:
5 Women Sculptors

Sculpture is evolving. It’s moving beyond traditional definitions. Discover five contemporary artists exploring material and form.

Future Now 2021:
5 Events to Stream

Discover five more sessions to attend at this year’s digital Aesthetica Future Now Symposium, featuring women sculptors and environmental art.

Aesthetica Archives: Set Design

In 1992, French anthropologist Marc Augé explored the idea of anonymous “Non-Places.” Today, artists are constructing their own worlds.

10 to See: LGBTQ+ History Month

This February, discover must-see online shows, publications and videos – featuring powerful and inspiring artwork from across the globe.

Discover the Aesthetica Art Prize Jury 2021

This year’s judging panel comprises influential art figures from Magnum Photos, Serpentine Galleries, Leica, Apollo Magazine and many more.

5 New Art Videos to Watch

Aesthetica rounds up the latest interviews and films from across the art world – from exclusive studio visits to must-see online Q&As.

Aesthetica Art Prize:
Connecting to Nature

It’s more important than ever to consider our relationship with the environment. Art is one way to do so. 5 artists turn their attention to the climate.

10 Quotes About Creativity

Be inspired by global artists and photographers. Read powerful statements from Ai Weiwei, Kara Walker, Georgia O’Keeffe, Alexander Calder and more.

Aesthetica Art Prize: 5 Sculptures

Sculpture is evolving. It holds up a mirror to our increasingly digital world. 5 artists from the Aesthetica Art Prize demonstrate innovation in 3D.

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