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Photobooks for Spring

From Sebastian Sabal-Bruce’s evocative urban landscapes, to Gabriel Moses’ visceral portraiture, we outline our five top reads for the season.

Sculpture in Limbo

Do sculptures dream? This is the question posed by Scottish Turner Prize-winning artist Martin Boyce in his latest exhibition at Fruitmarket Edinburgh.

Presence in Absence

Universal themes of life, death and memory lie at the heart of Chiharu Shiota’s exhibition at Fundació Antoni Tàpies, titled ‘Everyone, a Universe.’

Interview with Yan Wang Preston

Aesthetica speaks to Yan Wang Preston on representation, performance, landscape and the opening of her new exhibition at Messums London.

Bold Illuminations:
5 Light Art Exhibitions

Here are shows from around the world led by artists interested in the effect of light, perception and space, from Luisa Baldhuber to James Turrell.

Dynamic Movement

Sara Rawlinson is a multi-award-winning fine art photographer based near London. Her work as a former seismologist informs and inspires her art, and often incorporates tectonic forces and the natural world. Rawlinson’s work has been displayed throughout Europe and Australia, including a solo exhibition at Montsalvat, Melbourne in April 2024.

Into the Subconscious

Elizaveta Porodina is known for eye-catching visuals, where expressive uses of colour, light and shadow intermingle to result in stunningly surreal scenes.

Softness and Strength:

Asia Pacific’s leading photo-based fair returns for its ninth edition. We spotlight the work of Hailun Ma, Lotte Ekkel and duo Honey Long and Prue Stent.

Outdoor Art:
Installations for the Season

From Antony Gormley’s new installation at Houghton Hall to Steve Messam at Lowther Castle, we outline outdoor exhibitions to check out.

Liam Wong on the City

How has photography changed our view of the world? This question is key to V&A Dundee’s new show, which features neon works by Liam Wong.

Global Creativity

Photo London welcomes over 100 exhibitors to Somerset House in a sprawling showcase of great photography from the dawn of the camera to today.

Thriving Ecosystems

More than 70% of Finland is covered in forests. Ritva Kovalainen and Sanni Seppo invite us to see what such a staggering statistic looks like up close.

The Future of Energy

Vitra Design Museum’s show looks towards the future and asks: how can design contribute to an increase in the use of renewable energy sources?

5 Powerful Shots:
LensCulture New York

LensCulture shows Aesthetica Art Prize Winners Kriss Munsya and Mackenzie Calle & featured artists Sarfo Emmanuel Annor and Stephanie O’Connor.

Beauty and Fragility:
5 Exhibitions for Earth Day

This April we’re celebrating Earth Month by collating 5 exhibitions that explore both the wonder of our planet as well as our critical need to protect it.

The Shape of Water

In these abstracted visions of lakes and seas, captured by photographer Dave Hoefler, waves roll and flow into one another like oils on canvas.

Mastering Photography

The World Photography Organisation offers some of the most coveted accolades for photographers. Here are artists to watch out for at this year’s exhibition.

Falling Figures

We speak to Aesthetica Art Prize artist Brigitte Amarger about her shortlisted work, ‘La Chute,’ a sculpture made of discarded X-ray records.

10 Pavilions to See:
The 60th Venice Biennale

The 60th Venice Biennale, titled ‘Foreigners Everywhere,’ reflects on identity and belonging as felt today. We round up 10 must-see pavilions.

World Art Dubai 2024

The region’s largest contemporary retail art fair, returns this Spring from 2 – 5 May at the World Trade Centre with an exciting programme of events.