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A Sense of Kinship

Human touch, and all its wonder, pervade D’Angelo Lovell Williams’ photographs, showing the inherent, complicated beauty of intimate relationships.

Beyond the Visible

To look at infrared photography is to look at the invisible world. The human eye can see wavelengths from 400nm – 720nm. Infrared sits beyond 720nm.

Digital Legacies

Artists and technologists Harry Yeff and Trung Bao generate dazzling gemstone artworks from influential human and endangered animal voices.

Art Escapes

There is a sense of awe that comes with discovering art outside the confines of a gallery. This intake of breath is what Gestalten reproduces in their book.

Open for Submissions:
Changing Rooms Commission 2022

We’ve teamed up with StreetLife Project for a new commission, inviting artists to create a dynamic contemporary artwork to show in the heart of York.

Interventions in the Landscape

A new, richly illustrated monograph paints the picture of Ugo Rondinone: an artist unafraid to push the boundaries of public art influenced by the land.

Visual Composition

Trung Bao compares the image-making process to that of music, with the ultimate goal of evoking feelings that are often hard to put into words.

5 Installations to See:
London Design Festival 2022

Over the last two decades, society has witnessed an array of landmark design moments. Here are five new innovations from LDF’s 20th anniversary edition.

Unseen Places

Inaccessible landscapes, sealed off zones and military exclusion areas; Gregor Sailer captures surreal architecture on the borders of civilisation.

Bold Social Commentary

Cape Town-based artist Tony Gum pushes the boundaries of selfie culture, exploring tradition and heritage as well as mass-commercialisation.

Designing with Optimism

Creativity is linked to positive mental and physical wellbeing. Yinka Illori enlivens urban spaces with public installations that ooze energy and happiness.

Breaking from Tradition:
Contemporary Istanbul 

We highlight four creatives to know at the 17th edition of Contemporary Istanbul, an art fair highlighting over 550 artists from across the globe.

A Species Between Worlds

A new exhibition in New York asks: how is our relationship with smartphones changing? In which spaces do we spend the most time – digital or real?

New Visionaries:
Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition 2022

This year, we invite you to engage with themes from our rapidly changing world. These 20 pieces – both individually and collectively – disrupt the status quo.

Texture, Colour, Form

Scraps of paper, plants, canvases, salvaged objects. Photographic artist Anaïs Boileau is deeply intrigued by materials and the Mediterranean climate.

Performing Reality

A new Marina Abramović exhibition in Oxford promises to be the “most minimal and the most radical conceptually” she has ever made.

Pioneering Ceramics

An exhibition illuminates the creative lineage of Black women ceramicists and artists from the last 70 years, celebrating their remarkable contributions.

Organic Architectures

Niccolo Casas’ scenes are dystopian: the stuff of science fiction. Leaves emerge from marble windows – reminiscent of giant scales or holes in a wasp’s nest.

Into the Future: Frieze Seoul

Frieze opens its first art fair in Asia this September, featuring more than 110 global institutions. Here is Aesthetica’s run down of what to see.

Digital Mythologies

“In the world of web3, a week is like a year in the normal world. So much is developed at high speed.” Nxt Museum presents groundbreaking digital art.

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