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Overlooked Labour

We’ve brought together new exhibitions and recent publications that explore women’s labour today, from paid jobs to uncompensated work at home.

Sabine Weiss: A Humanist Lens

Before she passed away in 2021, Sabine Weiss was dubbed “the last of the humanists.” Now, her remarkable photographs are celebrated in Lausanne.

Rencontres D’Arles 2024: Five Exhibitions to See

This year, the major photography festival brings together provocative exhibitions, challenging dominant narratives of power and control.

Breaking the Rules

Blandine Soulage is a Lyon-based French visual artist who is interested in the “architecture of bodies” and the relationship between humans and urbanity.

Challenging Conventions

Angel Qin is an interdisciplinary artist, fashion stylist and posthuman image weaver based in London. She weaves patterns of imagery from a non-human-centric perspective, questioning the ontological nature of humanity and its relationship with ecology.

Midnight Serenity

Photographer Satijn Panyigay captures the calming beauty of urban exteriors in ‘Nightcall’, which is now on display at Galerie Peter Sillem.

Abstract Photography In Focus

Here are five exhibitions that ripple with innovation and experimentation, celebrating contemporary and 20th century approaches to abstraction and the lens.

Reuse and Renovation: Architizer A+Awards

Renowned architectural names and next generation designers are shortlisted, setting positive precedents for how we think about the built environment.

Viewed in Context

C. Rose Smith presents an evocative collection of black and white self-portraits that revolve around one garment: the white cotton shirt.

Affecting Landscapes

Carnegie Museum’s exhibition spotlights contemporary landscape photographers who explore colonial legacies, environmental anxiety and memory.

The Realities of War

Tim Hetherington’s legacy is marked in an IWM show that asks: “what is the role and responsibility of the photojournalist when documenting conflict?”

Cultivating Equality

We interviewed documentary photographer Sophie Gerrard to learn more about her work spotlighting women-led farming initiatives across Scotland.

Space, Colour, Form

Connor Daly depicts liminal spaces where lurid green, blue and purple shapes emerge from stark black backgrounds, delineated by white borders.

Lydia Bauman: Video Profile

Poland-born artist and art historian Lydia Bauman is based in London. Deeply moved by the fragility of the environment, her mixed media paintings harness the beauty and timelessness of the natural world. The resulting works are displayed worldwide and feature in numerous corporate collections. 

Expressive Portraits

Faces have fascinated us since the dawn of art. This summer, Portrait(s) Festival returns for its annual celebration of face-focused photography.

Among the Waves: Kevin Cooley in Conversation 

Kevin Cooley has spent more than two decades exploring humanity’s relationship with the five classical elements – earth, air, fire, water and aether.

UK Shows to See This Summer

The mid-to-late 20th century was defined by social and political change. This summer, art encourages us to think about society and those who shaped it.

New Frontiers in Filmmaking

The Jarman Award 2024 shortlist has just been announced and we are thrilled to see previous Aesthetica Art Prize winners Maryam Tafakory and Larry Achiampong included in the lineup.

10 Questions With… Silvia Rosi

Silvia Rosi is a rising star in the realm of staged self portraiture. She draws on West African studio photography to restage stories of family history.

Organic Viewpoint

‘Imagine Another Perspective’ is a group show featuring outstanding environmental work from Mandy Barker, Caleb Charland and more.