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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.

Interrogating the World: Deutsche Börse 2024

The prestigious award marks its 20th anniversary with an affecting show, drawing attention to inequity and violence through multidisciplinary work.

Aesthetica Alumni:
Meet Edgar Martins

Sony World Photography Award Winner and Aesthetica Art Prize alumnus Edgar Martins shares insights into his poignant new photography series.

Reflecting Lenses

Pioneers of early Indigenous photography are acknowledged at The Gorman Museum – as is the emergence of a distinct Native point of view.

Artist Interview:
Joanne Coates

We interviewed visual artist Joanne Coates, winner of 2024’s Baltic Vasseur Arts Award, to learn more about her new show – ‘Middle of Somewhere.’

Surrealist Visions

We review Viviane Sassen’s latest monograph, that combines documentary, fine art, surrealism and photography as released by Prestel Publishing.

Contrasting Forms

Olivia Broome gathers over 150 shots of Brutalist buildings overwhelmed by thriving plant life, from captivating installations to ivy-clad structures.