The Beauty
Of Friendship

David van Dartel’s photography focuses on friendship and masculinity, showing moments of tenderness between subjects in soothing landscapes.

A Site of Discovery: Compton Verney

Historic house and art gallery Compton Verney celebrates its 20th anniversary with a major new sculpture park spread across 120 acres of land.

Imagining Tomorrow

Future Gaze is an exhibition showcasing the work of eight photographers who illustrate the threads connecting culture, innovation and tradition.

Transformative Environments

We spotlight creatives from the Aesthetica Art Prize longlist who create installations. These pieces examine themes like animal rights and ownership.

Sparking Generational Change

Meet the Shortlist | Kriss Munsya tells us about the symbolism behind “Genetic Bomb” and how the series confronts colonialism and patriarchy.

The Flesh of the Earth

“We are part of the environment. We too are of the soil and the elements.” Enuma Okoro curates Hauser & Wirth’s latest exhibition ‘The Flesh of the Earth.’

Exquisite Performance

The Museum of Modern Art brings together the most comprehensive Joan Jonas retrospective to date in the US, spanning more than 50 years’ work.

Major European Shows This Season

Aesthetica brings together a list of shows that consider themes like memory and heritage and reinvigorate audiences’ experience of space.

Disrupted Identity

Meet the Shortlist | Edgar Martins’ series ‘I’m Still Here’ is the product of research with prisons and legal medicine institutes based in conflict zones.

A Keen Observer

What attracts us to street photography time and time again? Eighteen talented contemporary image-makers explore this question in “Street Life.”

Social Upheaval

Moderna Museet, Sweden, presents ‘Unhealed’ a mixed-media exhibition that brings together the work of artists in the Arab World and its diaspora.

International Women’s Day:
Key Art Exhibitions this Season

This International Women’s Day, we bring you a list of exhibitions from around the world that celebrate pioneering artists across the ages.

Evolving Humanity

Meet the Shortlist | Sigita Silina is a visual artist whose film explores the future possibility of collective society colliding with technology.

After the End of History:
British Working Class Photography

Johny Pitts curates an Haywood Gallery exhibition that focuses on working class British life, turning a viewer’s gaze to history, memory and culture.

The Keepers of History

Aïda Muluneh’s extraordinary work over the past decade is on display in what is her most comprehensive solo show in Europe to date.

FotoFest Biennial: 5 Images to Know

FotoFest Biennial features works by international artists that explore how communities are influenced by social, ecological and other systematic forces.

Pritzker Architectural Prize 2024:
Winner Announced

Riken Yamamoto has been named as the recipient of the annual architectural prize for his projects that bridge the gap between private and public spaces.

Impact of Pictures

Works by David Uzochukwu, Djeneba Aduayom, Helene Schmitz, Ori Gersht and Yan Wang Preston explore our relationship with nature.

Investigating the Mind

Meet the Shortlist | Kenji Ouellet discusses the film “Contrapunctus V” and shares key insights into his experimental and ambiguous work.

Towards the Future

Australia’s largest International Photography Festival offers 100 exhibitions, spanning regional, international and Indigenous image-making.

Artist Interview: Andrea Torres Balaguer

Andrea Torres Balaguer embodies distinct characters in her captivating self-portraits. Here, the photographer tells us more about her work.

Architecture Reclaimed

In London, V&A’s architecture exhibit shows how, in the context of decolonisation, Tropical Modernism was harnessed to shape ideas of nationhood.

The Undiscovered Self

Meet the Shortlist | We talk to British-Ghanaian artist Heather Agyepong about her series ‘ego death’ as inspired by Carl Jung’s concept of ‘The Shadow.’

New Realms, New Questions

Aleppo-born artist Iyad Rahwan is based in Berlin. Drawing upon his work as a computer scientist and director of the Max Planck Center for Humans & Machines, his art explores the evolution of AI and its relationship to the human condition.

Emotive Explorations

Yuliia Dzhurenko is a Ukrainian artist whose work is exhibited throughout Asia and Europe. Continuous learning forms the basis of expression in which self-portraits reflect a state of mind. Each piece reveals emotions and sentiments such as irony, loneliness and sensuality.

Uncommon Harmony

Pixy Liao’s solo show at Blind Spot Gallery brings together over a decade’s worth of work exploring unconventional elements of gender, sex and love.

Lyrical Attentiveness

Truth Told Slant is an exhibition where contemporary documentary photographers look at the world in ways that are critical, but never detached.

Meditative Filmmaking

Meet the Shortlist | Antonia Luxem’s film and multidisciplinary work stems from ideas of human perception, dream, anxiety and queer identity.

Systems of Knowledge

Mexican-British artist Mónica Alcázar-Duarte speaks about her new show in London. It is rooted in western society’s obsession with technology, speed, expansion and accumulation.

Athina Pappa: Video Profile

Athina Pappa aka Felix Felis is a Greek artist and illustrator. She explores symbolism and escapism and often references nature and the female. She notes: “I would like for my pieces to be perceived as visual rituals frozen in time that wish to restore the divinity of the female and bring back the equality in the male-female dipole.” Pappa’s work has been exhibited in Europe and the USA. Upcoming events include a solo show at Chalkos Gallery, Thessaloniki in March.

A Digital Canvas

Shepard Fairey is a major figure in street art. For Frieze LA, he’s teamed up with LG OLED to bring his socially-aware graphic works into the virtual realm.

Foam Talent 2024:
Persistence & Preservation

How does a photograph shape our understanding of past, present and future? Foam Talent’s 2024-2025 twenty artists engage with this crucial question.

Beyond the Familiar

Multimedia artist Refik Anadol creates digital, large-scale public installations that present real-time generative environments made with AI.

Visible Soundscapes

Meet the Shortlist | We asked electronic musician, Mo H. Zareei about some of the ideas that inspired his sound-sculpture Material Sequencer.

Renewal and Wisdom

Wangechi Mutu’s film ‘My Cave Call’ shows at Saint Louis Art Museum, presenting a mesmerising tale of knowledge, myth and Kenyan oral histories.

Radiant Scenes

Discover photographers from the Aesthetica Art Prize 2024. These creatives explore themes of identity, loss and solitude through striking visuals.

Industry Visualised

Edward Burtynsky’s exhibition reveals the impact of industry and calls us to reflect on the environmental cost of unbridled development.

Imaginative Self-Reflection

Meet the Shortlist | JeeYoung Lee reinterprets her psychological world into elaborate stage sets, which roots her fantastical photography in reality.

Memory and Legacy

Olufemi Olaiya is part of a wider movement by contemporary creatives to redress the balance of history, how it is packaged and how it is told.

Paradox and Shape

Meet the Shortlist | Donna Mclean is interested in beauty, polarity and unease as demonstrated in her miniature oil paintings of atomic bomb explosions.

Fluid Transformation

Sarah Sze presents a mesmerising solo show at Nasher Sculpture Centre, inviting viewers into a collection of new, immersive and site-specific works.

Mediated Nature

Meet the Shortlist | Caroline Jane Harris’ fragile hand-cut pictures reflect an anxiety around the decline of physical images in the digital realm.

Ethereal Architecture

Do Ho Suh’s imaginative drawings and sculptures explore questions about home and identity, inspiring us to reflect on our relationship with space.

Looking Through the Lens:
20th Century Photography Shows

Photography has never stopped evolving. This selection of exhibitions looks back at those who revolutionised 20th century image-making.

The Power of Stories

Pao Houa Her engages with the legacies of photography and still-life in relation to Hmong diasporic communities in this Aperture book.

ICP at 50: Photography
For Our Current Moment

The International Centre of Photography celebrate their 50th anniversary with an exhibition that shows work from Samuel Fosso, Gordon Parks and more.

Chroniclers of our Times

The Aesthetica Art Prize exhibition is the place to discover contemporary artists who use art to express emotion, reflect reality and inspire change.

Shaping Perspectives

We highlight photographers from the Aesthetica Art Prize Shortlist. These inspiring projects document our world from alternative perspectives.

Eyes of the Forest

Daniel Steegmann Mangrané takes us to Tijuca National Park to open our minds to the often overlooked perspectives of animals and plants.

Questioning Assimilation

Meet the Shortlist | We caught up with Hussina Raja to learn more about her film “ROOTS” and the ways in which it explores cultural assimilation.