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Layered Identities

Joanne Coates and Heather Agyepong – winners of the Jerwood/Photowords Award – reflect on regional identities and the authentic self.

A Surreal Universe

Dasha Pears is Helsinki-based artist using the instruments of surrealism, minimalism and colour to tell surprising visual stories with a twist.

Pixelated Realities

Aziz + Cucher’s collaboration was sparked by the launch of digital imaging tools. 30 years on, a new show surveys their “post-photography” practice.

Nancy Holt:
From Inside to Outside

For pathbreaking artist Nancy Holt, space and time were paramount to creation. A new book charts her creations, including the world-famous Sun Tunnels.

Innovation and Protection

Paper manufacturer Hahnemühle launches a series of environmental images – encouraging us to take a moment to reflect on the natural places we cherish.

New Books for Winter

This season’s new art book releases are wide-reaching in scope: honing in on family stories whilst looking at renowned art movements with fresh eyes.

Beyond the Mountain

Seattle Asian Art Museum foregrounds the work of contemporary Chinese artists, realised through both traditional and emerging materials and media.

The Impact of Images

The 2022 edition of PhotoVogue Festival reflects on the ethics and impact of our exposure to images in the digital age, offering new models for the future.

An Alternative View

A show at London’s NOW Gallery centres on the potential of satirical photography, asking questions about what it looks like, and what can it achieve.

Architecture and Design: 5 to See

Buildings inspired by metabolism. Surrealist objects. Lighting made from smartphones. These exhibitions are innovative, forward-thinking and surprising.

Home Reframed

Do Ho Suh crafts large-scale fabric sculptures that recreate the places in which he has lived and worked; the results are bright, playful and deeply emotive.

New Directions

Bai Liu is an artist, designer, illustrator and writer based in China whose multidisciplinary work is shown throughout the world. 馍  / Mo was shown at the London Design Festival in September. Why Do We Love Cats?  launched on VRChat in August.

Urban Futures

A new book illustrates how densely populated urban centres “hold the key to our sustainable future on Earth,” using the city of London as a blueprint.

Vibrant Abstractions

Sebastiaan Knot’s illusory geometries are created without any digital manipulation. Crisply folded sheets of card pop out from orange and purple walls.

Varied Curation

“I felt I was looking at a great untold story of art-love in the UK today.” The ING Discerning Eye Exhibition returns with a diverse array of contemporary work.

Looking Inward

Dusky pink clouds. Olive green skies. Cracked white walls and peeling paint. These are surreal dreamscapes by photographer Alizé Jireh.

Oceanic Imagery

In 2022, the sea takes on a new dimension: it is now a fragile ecosystem threatened by major ecological collapse. A new book chronicles art and the ocean.

Witness to Deforestation

We speak to Richard Mosse about his latest film, which depicts the destruction of the Amazon, asking us to look anew at environmental and social disaster.

Anticipating the Surreal

Huxley-Parlour Gallery, London, provides an insight into Dora Maar’s early photographic practice, anticipating a later interest in the unconscious.

The Contemporary Lens

What makes a “good” portrait? The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2022 showcases more than 50 examples of contemporary portraiture.

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