Platform is Aesthetica’s online stage for today’s international contemporary art scene. Consolidating a hand-picked selection of worldwide exhibitions, news and events, this dynamic resource offers audiences a unique and supplementary guide to a range of activities taking place across the creative sphere.


Gathered Leaves: Photographs by Alec Soth, Science Museum, London

Science Museum, London, hosts the first major UK exhibition by American photographer Alec Soth, in Media Space from 6 October.

ARTBO, Bogotá

ARTBO, International Art Fair of Bogotá, is the ideal meeting point for the art market in Latin America. It offers a varied cultural and academic programme.

Life, a Sport Jules Decrauzat, Fotostiftung Schweiz, Winterthur

Life, a Sport Jules Decrauzat – A Pioneer of Photoreportage sheds new light on 1,250 glass neg­a­tives dat­ing from the pe­riod be­tween 1910 – 1925.

Fausto Melotti, Nouveau Musée National de Monaco

Nouveau Musée National de Monaco presents Fausto Melotti, an exhibition dedicated to the multi-faceted work of one of Italy’s key artists.

Making Africa, Guggenheim Bilbao

Making Africa – A Continent of Contemporary Design at Guggenheim Bilbao showcases works from a diverse range of creative fields.

Swab Barcelona 2015

Swab Barcelona reinvents itself in 2015. Returning for its eight edition, the four-day art fair welcomes 65 contemporary galleries from 22 countries.

Turner Prize, Tramway, Glasgow

The Turner Prize 2015 is unveiled at Tramway. This year’s shortlisted artists are Assemble, Bonnie Camplin, Janice Kerbel and Nicole Wermersis.

British Art Show 8, Hayward Touring, Leeds Art Gallery

The British Art Show 8 launches at Leeds Art Gallery and provides a vital overview of the most exciting contemporary art produced in the UK.

Marvelous Objects: Surrealist Sculpture from Paris to New York, Smithsonian, Hirshhorn Museum, Washington D.C.

Marvelous Objects: Surrealist Sculpture from Paris to New York opens 29 October at the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.

Joan Miró, Galerie Gmurzynska

Galerie Gmurzynska, Zurich begins its autumn season with a comprehensive showcase of pieces by the renowned avant-garde painter Joan Miró.

Walid Raad, MoMA, New York

The first comprehensive American survey of the leading contemporary artist Walid Raad will take place at MoMA, New York, this autumn.

Senga Nengudi, Dominique Lévy

Dominique Lévy New York opens its first exhibition with Senga Nengudi, who worked in LA as part of an emerging community of African American artists.

Franz West, Möbelskulpturen/ Furniture Works, Gagosian New York

In collaboration with the Franz West Privatstiftung, Gagosian hosts Möbelskulpturen/Furniture Works by Franz West at its New York gallery this autumn.

Objects and Bodies at Rest and in Motion, Moderna Museet Malmö

Objects and Bodies at Rest and in Motion at Moderna Museet Malmö reflects on the relationship between the human body and the solid object.

Cindy Sherman, me Collectors Room

Cindy Sherman – Works from the Olbricht Collection at me Collectors Room Berlin features 65 photographs by the internationally renowned artist.

British Ceramics Biennial

The British Ceramics Biennial takes place in established venues and non-traditional spaces across the city of Stoke-on-Trent.

Mat Collishaw, The New Art Gallery Walsall, West Midlands

The New Art Gallery Walsall hosts a major survey exhibition by British artist Mat Collishaw, the first in a UK public gallery for over 10 years.

Frank Gehry, LACMA, Los Angeles

This new presentation at LACMA provides a comprehensive examination of Gehry’s work.

Rudi Meisel, Compatriots 1977 – 1987, C/O Berlin

Throughout the 1970s and 1980s, Rudi Meisel captured the everyday life of the common people on both sides of Germany’s West and East divide.

Alex Katz, This is Now, Guggenheim

Guggenheim Bilbao shows the artist’s approach to this subject over different phases in his career, and spans from the 1980s to his latest paintings.

Henri Cartier-Bresson, Decisive Moments, The Fine Art Society

The Fine Art Society presents 50 masterpieces by Henri Cartier-Bresson, in an exhibition staged in collaboration with Peter Fetterman Gallery.

Pino Pinelli, Pittura, Pearl Lam Galleries Soho, Hong Kong

Pearl Lam Galleries brings a solo exhibition of works by Pino Pinelli to its Soho space in Hong Kong; the first show by the artist to appear in Asia.

Mike Kelley, Hauser & Wirth, NY

Hauser & Wirth hosts its first exhibition devoted to the work of Mike Kelley. This show is the first in New York to focus on Kelley’s later series, Kandors.

Fields of Abstraction, Galerie du Monde, Hong Kong

Fields of Abstraction is a group exhibition at Galerie du Monde. Curated by Justin Charles Hoover, the show unites the work of four American artists.

Do Ho Suh, NYC Apartment, Bristol Museum & Art Gallery

Commissioned especially for Bristol, Do Ho Suh’s New York City Apartment/Corridor/Bristol is an immersive installation. Until 27 September.

Wolfgang Tillmans, Your Body is Yours, The National Museum of Art

The National Museum of Art in Osaka hosts a large-scale solo exhibition by the German-born artist and photographer Wolfgang Tillmans.

Broken English, Tyburn Gallery

Tyburn Gallery, London, opens with its inaugural exhibition Broken English on 18 September.

Shona Illingworth, Lesions In The Landscape, FACT Liverpool

FACT’s upcoming exhibition sees Danish artist Shona Illingworth question how our memories influence our understanding of society.

Idris Khan, Overture, Sean Kelly

This is Idris Khan’s inaugural exhibition with the gallery and his first solo presentation in New York since 2010.

Bob and Roberta Smith: Art For All, Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton, hosts a new exhibition by artist, agitator and former parliamentary candidate, Bob and Roberta Smith.