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Tradition Meets Innovation

Studio Brasch’s new images, crafted using the latest AI tools, combine fundamentals of Japanese Ikebana with abstract sculpture and new technologies.

Between Photography and Sculpture

Bernd and Hilla Becher blurred the lines between media, documenting now-demolished industrial structures across Europe and the United States.

Championing Creativity

Jamal Nxedlana is intent on creating “an alternative image repertoire to tackle biased views of Africa”, whilst celebrating Johannesburg’s cultural pioneers.

Industry Abstracted

German photographer Tom Hegen’s aerial photographs investigate salt production, and the complex relationship humans have with the planet.

Captured From Above

The history of aerial image-making can be traced to the mid-19th century. Michal Zahornacky reduces man-made structures to lines, curves and colours.

Intimate Documentation

London Art Fair’s contemporary photography show returns, foregrounding artists who engage with Black and diasporic heritage through the lens.

Engaging with Curation

“What does it mean to collect and exhibit?” This is the starting point for a group show that contemplates the role of galleries and museums.

Beyond the Canon

Past and present collide in Omar Victor Diop’s work. The Senegalese photographer takes cues from western portraits to portray Black pioneers.

The Illusion of Space

Nothing is quite what it seems in the work of Frank Kunert. The model maker and photographer’s studio images depict settings that are slightly askew.

Future Vision

Vision is not universal, but instead deeply personal and subjective. Wellcome Collection presents 140 objects for visitors to view, touch and explore.

A Tribute to Devotion

What constitutes a photograph? Is it the moment the image is captured? Or the interactions that informed it? Elle Pérez focuses on the space in between.

A Moment of Transition

In 1994, Canadian multidisciplinary artist Stan Douglas arrived in Berlin. He wasn’t drawn to the core of the newly unified city, but to its outskirts.

Identity and Belonging

“Why do we feel that we belong in some places and not in others?” asks Lise Johansson, an award-winning photographer based in Copenhagen. The artist is interested in our relationship with spaces: how do they shape our identities? What influence do they have on politics, culture and social life?

5 Images for Winter

Snow covered fields. Icy lakes. Glowing lights. These five lens-based artists create works full of intrigue and atmosphere – evoking winter’s chill.

Responding to Colour

Teresa Freitas is a Portuguese photographer whose soft yet vibrant images experiment with the psychology of pastels, evoking calm, peace and ease.

Organic Collaboration

In Tamara Dean’s exquisitely performative images, humans are not simply living in harmony with the environment, but seamlessly become part of it.

Earthly Connections

How is the human body linked to the five elements? Ugo Rondinone’s three-part exhibition at Petit Palais, Paris, embraces the powerful fluidity of matter.

Witnessing Deforestation

Richard Mosse’s latest moving image work uses satellite imagery and a custom multispectral camera to record stark footage of dieback in the Amazon.

A Year in Covers

From pop-coloured paper environments to landscapes filled with balloons, here are the six images featured on our 2022 newsstands.

Into the Metaverse

We’ve taken a deep dive into our Archives, finding five creatives whose works respond to – and use – emerging technologies: to critique, calm and imagine.