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Looking to Nature

Gjert Rognli takes a photographic journey into deep forests and across misty waterways – where surreal phenomena guide the viewer through the unknown.

Formal Symmetry

Alexander Grombach’s images document patterns in urban and cultivated landscapes, concentrating on symmetry and the tenets of visual harmony.

Bold Social Commentary

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

Illusory Technologies

Six of the world’s most revered NFT artists come together in a physical exhibition, showcasing the best in digital renders and built environments.

Ambiguous Composition

Elina Brotherus’ self-portraits are playful, poised and open to interpretation, surveying the image of the Rückenfigur – a figure seen from the back.

Dramatic Alterations

Maciek Jasik’s series, The World With Us, overlays hyper-real colour palettes onto rock formations, splicing, blurring and modifying the geography.

The Power to Unite:
The August/September Issue

Our latest issue is a way to make sense of the present moment. Much of this magazine is about ever-changing landscapes: physical and virtual.

Aesthetica Art Prize:
Tips for Submitting

There are just three weeks to go before the £10,000 Aesthetica Art Prize closes for entries on 31 August. Here is an essential guide to entering to award.

Artificial Ecosystems

Contemporary artist Anicka Yi collaborates frequently with scientists of different disciplines: microbiology, information technology and perfume.

What’s On: Photography in 2022

Our six-monthly view spans the globe, from the Wolfgang Tillmans retrospective in New York to a climate-conscious exhibition in Vienna.

Hyera Lee: Video Profile

Hyera Lee is an artist and enlightened spiritual guru based in South Korea. For the past 16 years she has helped to heal the pain of many of her students and has been leading them towards enlightenment. She uses painting to assist the students who struggle to accept their egos without judgement.

Glow in the Dark: Nocturnal Scenes

Lightbulbs have completely transformed how we live, work and play. Here are five Aesthetica Art Prize finalists who play with light in the darkness.

Light, Shadow, Sculpture

Illusions, reflections and tricks of the light are entrancing. From mirrored sculptures to neon, these Aesthetica Art Prize finalists do exactly that.

Art, Life, Imitation

“Life imitates art far more than art imitates life.” European Cultural Centre’s exhibition in Venice examines the world through this lens.

Layers of Rhetoric

Herd immunity. Minimise the spread. Stockpile. Staycation. Quarantine. Bindi Vora’s photomontages explore the language of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Visualising Data

Five Aesthetica Art Prize finalists have found inventive ways of turning information into something more: installations, photographs and sculptures.

Transformative Sculptures

Pioneering sculptor Ruth Asawa believed in the power of art to change lives. Modern Art Oxford explores her dedication to education and advocacy.

Engaging with the Elements

Fujiko Nakaya is best known for making sculptures out of water.  For six decades, she has challenged definitions of art – formulating ethereal clouds.

Meaningful Architecture

Architizer’s annual A+Awards show how democratic design can have a positive impact on everyday life, highlighting the world’s most innovative buildings.

30 Years in the Art World

In 1990, the art world was entering a new era. As Pashmin Art Consortia celebrates its 32nd anniversary, we look back at this period of change.