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Tangible Memories

Lydia Goldblatt shares her personal series ‘Fugue’ in photo book form, inviting us to witness her honest emotions, daily experiences and core memories.

Transformational Light

Erleuchten Lamps was founded in 2016 by Matthew Johnson, a fine artist based in Oregon, USA. Inspired by forms and textures found in the natural world, he uses specific materials such as hard wood gourds and maple burl to create a variety of highly-detailed lighting art.

Fragments of Nature

Miko Okada visits and revisits, takes and retakes, in order to develop repeated exposures of the same location. The result is a series of dreamlike collages.

Being Observed

The “female-identifying gaze” underpins the work of award-winning British photographer Hannah Starkey and her new show at Maureen Paley Gallery.

Life After Dark

A new photo book explores how our nocturnal habits can be ones of protest and resistance, pleasure and connection, or fraught with danger and fear.

A Summer of Sculpture

Towering monoliths. Surreal forms. Organic materials. Today, we bring you five stellar contemporary sculpture shows around the world.

World of Design

This year’s Design Shanghai – the 11th edition of Asia’s leading design event – is dedicated to international collaboration and idea generation.

Imagining the Future

Vitra Design Museum brings the connection between science fiction and contemporary art to life. Its new space age inspired exhibition spans six decades.

10 Questions With… George Byrne

George Byrne presents a brand new interpretation of New Topographics, using analogue film, collage and layering to reframe urban LA and beyond.

The Dynamics of Photography

Curator Katherina Ehrl highlights the seven projects exhibiting in Museum der Modern Salzburg’s group show that explores the concept of positioning.

Innovative Art Spaces: from Frameless to ArtUp

Debates over the “the best” way to host an exhibition go back hundreds of years. A new digital platform is breaking the mould, providing a “one stop” solution.

Flourishing in Adversity

Photographer Coco Olakunle makes empowering portraits in collaboration with those living in refugee camps in Kalobeyei, Kenya and Lesbos, Greece.

Galvanising Campaigns

Baltic shares a retrospective dedicated to Franki Raffles’ pioneering documentary photography, which shines a light on womens’ lived experiences.

New Creatives:
Top Graduate Shows 2024

Be the first to see exciting new projects from the talented creatives coming out of the UK’s leading schools. Meet the rising stars making waves in art.

Reframing the Landscape

Salt extraction sites. Marble quarries. Dry lake beds. Burning gas wells. These are the backdrops for Liz Miller Kovacs’ striking and surreal self-portraits.

Exploring Peripheries

The 23rd Serpentine Pavilion, Archipelagic Void, designed by architect Minsuk Cho, has opened to the public in London, comprising five unique islands.

Visual Resistance

This Summer, Zanele Muholi marks the 20 year anniversary of their poignant solo debut with a major new retrospective at Tate Modern, London.

Forces of Nature

Glasgow International returns with a programme of thought-provoking projects and contemporary luminaries, from Yoko Ono to Sandra George.

Ephemeral Experiences: 5 Landmark Installations

This summer, Barbara Kasten, Jenny Holzer, Steve McQueen and Larry Bell demonstrate how art can be made more powerful by inviting people inside.

A Continuous World at
teamLab Borderless

You’re never sure what will be around the corner at teamLab’s latest museum in Tokyo. Its digital art encourages people to connect, contemplate and play.

Vivian Maier:
Playing with Reality

We interviewed Anne Morin, the curator of Fotografiska New York’s exhibition dedicated to the extraordinary photography of Vivian Maier.

Worlds Connected

Copenhagen Photo Festival 2024 unites a range of lens-based artists around a theme of entanglement, visualising how different forms of life interact.

The Depths
of Self-Portraiture

Renowned photographers Meryl McMaster and Aïda Muluneh both explore the concept of water through a series of thought-provoking self-portrait scenes.

Art and Documentary: Tom Hunter in Conversation

Tom Hunter is a renowned British photographer known for his evocative and meticulously staged images that draw inspiration from classical paintings.

Resistance & Reinvention

June is Pride Month and today we are bringing you a selection of exhibitions from around the world, with stellar work from Mackenzie Calle to Zanele Muholi.

History through the Lens

‘A Long Arc’ offers a timeline of the American South as well as the evolution of photography, revealing key historical developments from 1845 until the present.

Fraction of a Second

In Neal Grundy’s Fabric Forms series, every small movement matters. Each shot captures a singular moment in time that can never again be created.

Dynamic Colour Play

Contemporary abstract photographer Sebastiaan Knot plays with the fact that people perceive light and colour combinations in many various ways.

Fictional Immersion

Ideas of beauty, desire, femininity, intimacy and melancholy are central to the creation of Patricia Pettitt’s cinematic environments.

Beyond Ordinary

Senay Berhe finds beauty in the mundane, with works that emerge from an every day scenario – travelling to, or from, his home in Stockholm.

Led by Narrative

Photographer Jonas Hafner excels in crafting a truly palpable sense of mood, with every his portraits that evoke a different ambience, emotion or story.

Traces of the Forest

Temperate, vast woodland covered as much as a fifth of the UK 10,000 years ago. Now, Joanna Vestey shares long exposure pictures of their remnants.

Worlds Connected

Copenhagen Photo Festival 2024 unites a range of lens-based artists around a theme of entanglement, visualising how different forms of life interact.

Into Focus: The June/July Issue

Ideas and inspiration are the lifeblood of creativity, expanding the limits of human understanding. Meet the artists pushing boundaries in our new issue.

Echoed Memories

Do Ho Suh faithfully recreates past homes using translucent fabrics, taking over entire rooms with works that ripple with nostalgia.

Intake of Breath

A major new exhibition is dedicated to the act of breathing, revealing its political, environmental and spiritual significance via multimedia artwork.

Truths Unearthed

Mackenzie Calle’s groundbreaking project combines documentary with storytelling to scrutinise LGBTQ+ representation at NASA.

Ernest Cole: The Brutal Realities of Apartheid

The body of work Ernest Cole left behind serves as a haunting reminder of the injustices endured under apartheid, but also of resilience and humanity.

Highlights from
Amsterdam Art Week

There’s a lot to look forward to at Amsterdam Art Week 2024. That’s why we are bringing you the highlights from this year’s amazing programme.

The Legacy of Fashion

Saatchi Gallery tells the story of how fashion photography has become more than a commercial device, evolving into an art form of its own.

Aesthetica Alumni:
Meet Dirk Hardy

We caught up with Dirk Hardy to learn about his work, upcoming display at Photoville and career since being shortlisted for the Aesthetica Art Prize.

Identity and Place

‘In the Now’ looks at notions of camerawork, gender and nationhood across Europe through the work of 47 leading women artists from 16 countries.

Anthony McCall
A Journey through Solid Light

In Anthony McCall’s world of solid light, which is being celebrated this summer at Tate, traditional boundaries dissolve and imagination takes flight.

Nature Reimagined

Denver Art Museum is jam-packed with projects that draw attention to how natural structures provide the basis for almost everything we design and make.

Aesthetica Alumni:
Meet Alexandra Carr

We caught up with Alexandra Carr, one half of Torus Torus Studios, to learn more about their new sculpture commission at Science Museum, London.

Belfast Photo Festival:
Alisa Martynova

Documentary photographer Alisa Martynova is the winner of this year’s Belfast Photo Festival Editorial Award with the powerful series ‘Nowhere Near.’

Capturing Complexities

‘After the End of History’ echoes the importance of intersectionality and shows the sheer breadth of what working-class experiences can look like.

Extraordinary Phenomena

Albertina opens a major retrospective devoted to Gregory Crewdson’s impressive 30-year career spent crafting cinematic, story-infused scenes.

Digital Creativity from
The Aesthetica Art Prize

In this roundup, we highlight five artists who embrace emerging technologies as they probe the realms of data, robotics, as well as the climate crisis.

Precious Collections

‘Fragile Beauty’ showcases the private archive of Sir Elton John and David Furnish, which includes over 300 prints spanning from the 1950s to the present.

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