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Surrealist Visions

We review Viviane Sassen’s latest monograph, that combines documentary, fine art, surrealism and photography as released by Prestel Publishing.

Contrasting Forms

Olivia Broome gathers over 150 shots of Brutalist buildings overwhelmed by thriving plant life, from captivating installations to ivy-clad structures.

Shows to See:
The Beauty of Collaboration

We are celebrating the art of collaboration by bringing you five international exhibitions that highlight the power of joining creative forces.

Profound Reverberations

This years edition of RAY Triennial of Photography includes lens-based artist from across the globe who reflect on the making and breaking of identity.

A Green Sanctuary

Claire Luxton invites viewers to enjoy a moment of relaxation and reflection with her breath-taking ‘Field of Dreams’ installation that takes over Battersea Power Station this summer.

This Season’s Biggest
UK Photography Shows

From Zanele Muholi’s powerful portraits at Tate to Franki Raffles’ documentary works at Baltic Centre, we highlight where to get your photography fix.

In Black & White:
The Power of the Monochrome Image

We highlight five key exhibitions that highlight how contemporary photographers continue to explore the beauty and power of black and white images.

Self Reflection:
Henriette Sabroe Ebbesen

Submerged tulips. Distorted bodies. Underwater fruits. These are the visual motifs of Henriette Sabroe Ebbesen’s latest monograph with Disko Bay.

Environmental Introspection

Svante Gullichsen, Joanne Vestey and Alnis Stakl explore the links between humanity and nature at Albumen Gallery, as part of Photo London 2024.

Forms of Wonder:
Sculptures from the Art Prize

Serene monuments. Figurative works. Innovative shapes. We’re bringing you 10 sculptors from our Art Prize known for their evocative and dynamic pieces.

Materiality and Abstraction

Mallorca-born abstract artist Alejandro Javaloyas is based in Toulouse. He employs a minimalist approach to delve into the sculptural potential of a painting surface, and utilises veneered plywood as a canvas as well as an integral part of creative expression.

Reviving Waste

Sabrina Ratté’s ‘Inflorescences’ breathe new life into discarded electronic devices by presenting them as organic creatures in this mesmerising installation.

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:
PHOTOFAIRS Shanghai

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.