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Symbols from Nature

In the context of the Leica Oskar Barnack Award, Maïmouna Guerresi addresses the importance of humans connecting with the organic world.

Alluring Portraiture

Zhong Lin is a Malaysian Chinese photographer whose works are categorised by strong, seductive visuals that redefine the very notion of style.

Visual Harmony

As a lover of architecture, Salva López’s images build on abstraction, forms and lines, and looking for what he defines as “global visual harmony.”

Botanical Inspiration

Explore work by artists from the Aesthetica Archives who engage with flowers and plants, reflecting on themes of memory and renewal.

A Hybrid Approach

Ekow Eshun curates documentary and portrait photography from Africa, Latin America, South and Southeast Asia for King’s Cross Tunnel.

Exhibitions to See: This Month

Discover photography exhibitions – both physical and online – to explore this October, featuring powerful portraiture and documentary images.

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.