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Altered Perspective

Aleksander Małachowski works at the intersection of photography, geometry and symmetry. His minimal images focus on the spaces that we inhabit.

Revealing Concealed Stories

This year’s Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize highlights how imagery can be used to question ideas of truth in the information era.

Translating Objects

Cerith Wyn Evans’ bold, linear neon sculptures utilise light and shadow to explore truth in a climate of fake news and digital misinformation.

Aesthetica Art Prize Shortlist 2020

The Aesthetica Art Prize returns with artworks making sense of our changing world, responding to digital identities and global constructs.

Video Profile: Yara El Turk

Yara El Turk is a Lebanese interior designer whose art series Metamorphosis of Reality focuses on mystery by using different materials, which emanates the idea of a persistent mutation of thoughts and emotions.

The Revival of Raw Materials

Amidst a climate emergency, The Art of Earth Architecture questions how natural materials can contribute to a sustainable future.

Spaces for Reflection

James Turrell’s latest colour-changing light works, on view at London’s Pace Gallery, offer a moment of quiet in a fast-paced world.

New Initiatives

Saudi Arabia’s new Ministry of Culture marks a turning point in the nation’s history. A new residency programme seeks seven artists.

Atmospheric Lighting

Federica Belli taps into a quality of light that is filled with narrative and intimacy. Portraits are aglow with shadow and highlight.

Future Now 2020: Cornelia Parker

“We might not have a future unless we do something to mitigate what’s happening.” Cornelia Parker is speaking at Future Now 2020.

5 to See: This Weekend

Aesthetica selects recommended shows for late January – offering viewers contemplative landscapes, utopian visions and feminist artwork.

Future Now 2020: Martin Parr

Martin Parr is one of the world’s most celebrated documentary photographers. He will discuss a distinguished career at Future Now 2020.

Symbolic Images

“Photography for me is a ritual.” Graciela Iturbide is considered one of the greatest photographers in Latin America. A new show opens at NMWA.

Atmospheric Encounters

German-American photographer Evelyn Hofer created a photographic kaleidoscope spanning almost half a century and a variety of genres.

Vision and Justice

Louis Draper recognised that photographs can serve as a powerful form of resistance. His images are full of strength, wisdom and dignity.

Truth to Power

A year after his release from a Dhaka jail, Bangladeshi photographer, writer and activist Shahidul Alam features at Rubin Museum.

Aesthetica Future Now Symposium 2020

Martin Parr, Cornelia Parker, Nadav Kander and John Keane are key speakers for this year’s edition of the Aesthetica Future Now Symposium.

Fresh Perspectives

Cai Ramalho (b. 1994) was born in São Paulo, Brazil. After attending fashion school, Ramalho started work as a photographer in 2013. Just six years…

5 to See: This Weekend

Aesthetica selects five exhibitions opening this weekend. They are self-reflective and intimate – delving into personal and familial histories.

Bold Portraiture

British artist Bettina Newbery paints fine oil portraits inspired by fashion and popular culture. The past year has seen the creation of works rich in geometric evolutions, portraying modern women.