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A Pioneer of Performance

The largest ever retrospective of Ulay opens in Amsterdam, highlighting trailblazing Polaroids and a 12-year collaboration with Marina Abramović.

Words for Freedom

The Freedom From Torture poetry competition winner is announced. Brian Doherty was selected by Aesthetica and a panel of jurors.

Art Recreating the Weather

These artists and photographers reflect on our relationship with the elements, bringing clouds down to earth and filling rooms with mist and fog.

Sculpting for the Senses

Berlin-based Anke Eilergerhard creates unique, baroque-inspired sculptures that present familiar objects in new ways – playing with the unexpected.

A Lens on Sustainability

Are cities sustainable? Are we losing accountability for our actions to the planet? Prix Pictet launches a new podcast focused on the climate.

Personal Ecologies

Vanja Bučan explores humanity’s juxtaposing relationship with nature – between ambivalence, control and, paradoxically, romanticisation.

A Sense of Escapism

Hollie Fernando creates dreamlike, youthful images inspired by classical painting. The result is a bright fantasy world without limits.

ING Discerning Eye:
Celebrating Creativity

In an unprecedented year, the ING Discerning Eye exhibition offers a presentation like never before, showcasing over 1,000 pieces by 600 creatives.

David Adjaye:
Memory and Innovation

Sir David Adjaye OBE is one of the most important architects working today. Where did it all begin? A new book charts early works 1995-2007.

Installation Art: Light and Shadow

Meet artists who are transforming spaces through light and shadow. These striking sculptures cast intricate patterns and images on gallery walls.

Material Studies

Vilma Pimenoff’s series brings Vanitas compositions into the Anthropocene age, drawing upon our production and use of plastic.

5 Online Photography Shows

Discover photography from home with five recommended online shows. Log on to browse bold new portraits and meditative landscapes.

Retraced Footsteps

Between 2011 and 2014, photographer Mark Ruwedel travelled across Los Angeles on a carefully planned route, spanning 72.5 miles.

A Year in the Art World

A new book promises an “insider’s view” of contemporary art, chronicling 12 months of exhibitions, events, art fairs and auctions.

Deutsche Börse: Global Perspectives

The Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize shortlist for 2021 is wide-reaching, tapping into a world shaped by disruption and change.

Suspended in Time

Dried blooms emerge from blocks of ice. Pampas grasses are encased in glassy shards. These are the works of London-based Angela Yanjun Chen.

Signs in the Sky

Soren Solkær’s ‘Black Sun’ series tracks the migratory flight paths of starlings across Europe to capture their murmurations in the sky.

Aesthetica Archives: Landscapes

Drawn from the Aesthetica Archives, these artists and photographers take varied approaches to wild places – from aerial views to digitised vistas.

Nocturnal Ambiance

The Sony World Photography Awards are open for entries. Ioanna Sakellaraki, was announced as Student Photographer of the Year in 2020.

Into the Garden

The work of Erik Madigan Heck occupies a space between photography and painting, exploring personal stories through bold aesthetics.

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