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teamLab Planets:
A Sense of Connection

The international art collective reaches beyond social media likes and shares, encouraging audiences to think about their place in the world.

Expressions of Identity

For the first time in 25 years, an exhibition provides a comprehensive overview of contemporary artistic production by women from mainland China.

Photographing the Intangible

Photographer Farah Al Qasimi is inspired by domestic-set horror movies of the 1970s and 1980s, using them as a jumping-off point for her work.

Sparking a Revolution

A major show demonstrates Kwame Brathwaite’s legacy in portraying “the essence of Black experience, as a feeling, drive and an emotion.”

A New Angle

On first glance, Theo Deproost’s Lost In Time appears to be a collection of impressive landscape shots. The reality is much more, and it’s deeply intriguing.

A Maternal Lens

During the Covid-19 pandemic, Karni Arieli launched an Instagram account, collecting refreshingly candid and aesthetically rich images of motherhood.

Polly Apfelbaum:
A Nudge to Power

Polly Apfelbaum’s latest London show, comprising rugs and ceramics, can be seen as a wider retelling of how we value and share the stories of women in art.

Memory and Movement

Times Square is a fitting location for Ryan Muchen Wang, a visual artist and filmmaker interested in what it means for us to move, travel and transition.

5 Photographs: V&A Parasol
Foundation Prize for Women

From the Russia-Ukraine War to Iranian homes and the legacies of colonialism, this year’s projects respond to the theme “Agents of Change”

Language and Identity

The loss of language is the starting point for Italian Senegalese artist Adji Dieye’s latest video, Aphasia, set in locations across Dakar.

Symbolic Connections

16 contemporary photographers pay tribute to the fragility, beauty and adaptability of ecosystems at Fotografiska Stockholm.

Unguarded Moments

Dawn Eagleton’s street photographs are painterly: condensation, rain, smears and reflections coalesce to obscure, abstract and conceal each subject.

Image Cities: Urban Connection

Anastasia Samoylova considers 17 cities from a critical and aesthetic perspective, focusing on the proliferation of images in urban areas.

Collective Documentary

The 13th edition of Circulation(s) brings together emerging photographers from across Europe, recording moments of unity and resilience.

Interactive Forms

Ann Veronica Janssens’ retrospective at Pirelli HangarBicocca challenges the nature of sculpture and installation through light, form and space.

Picturing Life:
Photo London x Hahnemühle Student Award

What does the future of photography look like? Five emerging artists shortlisted for the Photo London x Hahnemühle Student Award offer new perspectives.

Romantic Portraiture

David van Dartel’s works are fragile, gentle and tender. They depict characters in European countries – from Scotland to Portugal and France to Spain.

Earth Day: 5 Artworks to Know

Discover five images from the Aesthetica archives that amplify environmental issues, from plastic waste to shrinking glaciers and deforestation.

An Otherworldly Landscape

Roberto Pavic’s pictures of Lapland create a sense of having arrived on an alien planet; a place populated by towering, cone-shaped snow creatures.

Family, Migration, Identity

Maryam Wahid explores identity as a young British Pakistani woman, looking at topics of memory and belonging in her solo exhibition Zaibunissa.