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Confronting Plastic Pollution

For the past decade Mandy Barker has engaged in conversations about ocean waste, creating stark images of discarded plastic found on global shores.

The Role of Capitalism

Isaac Julien’s film ‘Playtime’ poses the question: “how can financial capital be visualised?” whilst exploring the intersections of class, gender and race.

Wendy Red Star:
A Scratch on Earth

Columbus Museum of Art exhibits Wendy Red Star’s latest show, examining the roots of feminism and the ways Native peoples have been represented.

5 Must See UK Shows this Season

We have selected five exhibitions that are opening this Spring that we think you should see. Engage with new ideas and a whole world of possibilities.

Pride Month:
Art to Discover

Here are exhibitions and events to note in the UK, Europe and US, from photography shows and collection tours to day-long festivals and talks.

The Importance of Water

Ian Berry’s black-and-white monograph Water documents “man’s neglect and greedy usage of the natural resources of our planet”.

Photography Shows for the Summer

Summer is almost here and what better way to celebrate than with a dose of dynamic and vibrant art. This selection showcases the very best.

New Creatives:
Top Graduate Shows 2023

You saw them here first. This summer, we survey the exciting talent coming out of leading UK art schools. This is the place to discover the next big thing.

Sensory Technology

Thin Air is a gargantuan, walk-through immersive art experience that highlights potential future directions for multidisciplinary art.

Glacial Topography

Half of the world’s glaciers will vanish by 2100. Artist Julian Charrière “gives the dark side of the polar region a new voice” in compelling installations.

Visual Revolution

Ori Gersht is known for destroying painstakingly recreated versions of classical paintings, responding to time periods of technological revolution.

History & Ecology:
The June / July Issue

In order to fully understand the past and present, it is important to look at some of the key turning points in the history of humanity. Preview the new issue here.

Dynamic Expression

Photographer Djeneba Aduayom turns to the layered and contrasting emotions within people and their complex relationship to landscape.

Shaping The Future

Photographer Sarfo Emmanuel Annor is fascinated by colour: drawn to the subject of African youth and its “power to shape the continent’s future.”

Aquatic Exploration

Alexej Sachov documents an emerging species of aquatic creature: the result of chance collisions between plastic pollutants in the deep.

Crafting Atmosphere

Cristina Coral’s imagery brings the psychology of space to our attention – a field exploring the impact of the built environment on emotion and mood.

Deep in the Forest

The works of Norway-born Rune Guneriussen are rooted in a sense of magic. Lamps appear nestled amongst lush green ferns and climb up trees.

Bursting with Colour

Green spaces are beneficial to mental health and general wellbeing. Viet Ha Tran wants to increase awareness of the importance of outdoor areas.

Unseen Landscapes

“There is a hidden luminescence in the wilderness of the American West,” writes Cody Cobb, a photographer and keen explorer based in Nevada.

Digital Futures

At London Design Biennale, John Mack asks: how is our relationship with tech changing us? In which spaces do we spend more time – digital or real?

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