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Journey and Nostalgia

Patrick Clelland is a Sydney-based photographer whose work explores the atmospheres of urban environments constantly in flux.

Objects as Characters

Nicolas Polli plays with domestic still lifes, imagining a world – like many of us have throughout lockdown – in which objects are characters.

Aesthetica Archives: Illusory Worlds

In an increasingly digital landscape, it can be hard to decipher the lines between reality and fiction. Discover artists encouraging us to look twice.

5 New Art Books

This month’s round-up of new releases spans street photography, futuristic architecture and surf culture, offering visual inspiration and global perspectives.

A New Digital Platform

The way we share art has changed dramatically in the information age. HUAWEI Themes is a new outlet for digital makers, adapting work for mobile.

Top Picks: ArtVilnius 2020

ArtVilnius’20 opens this week. The fair, which has been postponed twice, returns for its 11th edition with a focus on photography and performance.

Redefining Production

This autumn, the MAST Foundation presents the sixth edition of the MAST Photography Grant on Industry and Work, dedicated to emerging talent.

Visual Languages

Bruce Nauman looks at the languages – and aesthetics – of entertainment and advertising, creating works that explore human perception.

The Botanical Mind

There has never been a more important time to consider our relationship with the environment. Camden Art Centre looks at plants in art history.

Making Art Accessible

No single word wholly describes Smith & Partner: an advisory, dealership and gallery all at once. The organisation opened its doors on 15 September.

Individuality and Acceptance

Namsa Leuba’s latest series explores gender dysphoria, myth and reality. Boogie Wall Gallery, London, explores the themes in detail.

Art and Introspection

Alias Trate’s most recent works were made during lockdown. The paintings are rooted in the human condition, exploring a new normal and way of being.

The Future of Architecture

The Architizer A+Awards highlights designers who are transforming society and the built environment for generations to come.

Lost and Found

Kao Saephan is a photographer and writer who’s interested in the cinematic nature of smaller, often forgotten towns in California.

Connection and Identity

Bloomberg New Contemporaries returns for 2020 with a new digital platform. Kirsty Sim’s images explore the effects of mass media on culture.

Intrigue in the Everyday

Manchester based photographer Robert John Watson captures unnoticed spaces in the urban landscape. A new show draws attention to the city.

5 Live Streams to Watch

Since lockdown, museums around the world have been hosting Q&As online, making art more accessible than before. Discover five top picks.

Connecting Through Culture

Learning a new language can open up a wealth of opportunities in the arts. Goethe-Institut are leading the way, encouraging the study of German.

Floral Imagination

Flowers have had a significant presence in throughout art history, from painting to digital renders. A new book examines their enduring appeal.

5 to See:
Vienna Contemporary

From seminal photography to abstraction and installation, the 2020 programme highlights global established and emerging artists.