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In The Street

Helen Levitt was a pioneer of spontaneous documentary photography, bringing the streets of New York to life across an 80 year career.

Imagined Cityscapes

LA-based photographer George Byrne is known for his abstracted, pasted-drenched Californian landscapes. His new series takes a fresh approach.

Existential Questions

Ladders leading to nowhere. Figures scrambling walls. Folded bodies and dancing silhouettes. This is the surreal world of Dimitris Papaioannou.

A Cultural Shift

Diffusion is Wales’ international photography festival. This year’s theme is Turning Point, highlighting the power of creativity in times of crisis.

Waste Age

“This is not just an exhibition, it is a campaign.” Design Museum explores creative approaches to tackling the problem of throwaway culture.

Trailblazing Designers

Here We Are! Women in Design 1900 – Today presents a galaxy of objects, embodying the achievements of women across 120 years.

Art and the Ocean

“The sea and its ecosystems encompass us all.” Art appears across South Korea’s beaches, questioning our relationships with the non-human world.

Art Fairs in a New World

2021 has seen the return of some of the world’s most popular art fairs. But what do these creative gatherings look like in a post-lockdown world?

Forms of Reconciliation

A distinctive project is taking place in Rwanda. Photographer Paul Seawright captures a unique collaboration between humans and other animals.

5 to See: Frieze Week 2021

Frieze returns to London with three concurrent fairs, offering new perspectives on conflict, desire, pollution and how to reshape the canon.

Visibility and Expression

Female in Focus celebrates the diverse visual perspectives of women and non-binary photographers. It announces the 2021 winners.

Modes of Display

The idea of “institutional critique” first blossomed in the late 1960s. But what does it look like today? How are contemporary artists exploring the field?

Intriguing Locations

In May 2020, Audrey Marquis bought her first camera. Lockdown made it difficult to photograph people – so she decided to shoot houses instead.

10 to See: Black History Month 2021

The Black History Month 2021 theme is Proud to Be. Here are 10 key arts exhibitions, online resources and events to explore this month and beyond.

Geometry of Space

Architectural photographer Hélène Binet might be best known for her long-standing relationship with Zaha Hadid. A new retrospective opens at the RA.

Beneath the Surface

A new exhibition in New York presents five artists using their iPhones professionally to explore the nature of identity in innovative ways.

Climatic Traces

Paleoclimatology is the study of ancient climates. Noémie Goudal responds to this research, reflecting landscapes past and future.

Across the Dunes

Brad Walls’ latest aerial series is inspired by 1940s fashion photography. It also taps into feelings of isolation from the past 18 months.

Networks from Above

Andreas Gefeller’s aerial photographs highlight shapes and patterns of infrastructure, from the sprawling and asymmetrical to the small and neat.

Art as Provocation

What role do images play in the way we understand crises? Thomas Wrede’s glacier photographs combat anthropocentrism in 2021.
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