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Colonial Context:
Art in Conversation

The Royal Academy of Arts addresses its connections to the legacies of the British Empire in its newest exhibition, “Entangled Pasts.”

When Forms Come Alive:
5 Must-See Sculptures

When Forms Come Alive, a show at the Hayward Gallery displays over 60 years of sculpture trends.
We select five significant objects from the exhibition.

Exploring Light with Squidsoup

Light Festival returns to Battersea Power Station. Aesthetica talks to Antony Rowe, from art collective Squidsoup, about their glistening installations.

Highlights from the Sony
World Photography Awards 2024

We look at our favourite images from Sony World Photography’s Regional and National Winners, spanning landscape pictures and portraiture.

5 To Know:
Installation Shows

Aesthetica presents a list of installation shows. These site-specific pieces evoke spatial awareness and reflect on humanity’s relationship with nature.

Journeys After Dark

Daniel Grizelj draws inspiration from classical paintings. Focused light is essential – whether it appears from under branches, rocks or snowy peaks.

Curator Interview:
Humanity & Nature

We interview the curator of Fotografiska New York’s current exhibition, “Human/Nature”, to learn more about the key ideas behind the show.

10 Questions With…
Yannis Davy Guibinga

Yannis Davy Guibinga is passionately committed to rewriting outdated narratives about Africa, showing how myths and folklore have a global resonance.

Black History Month: 5 to See

In honour of Black History Month in the USA, we spotlight five key exhibitions that use creative expression to remember forgotten histories.

LGBTQ+ History Month:
10 to See, Read and Discover

For LGBTQ+ History Month we highlight a list of exhibitions, festivals and books that focus on topics of gender liberation, activism and representation.

Photography at India Art Fair

The fifteenth edition of IAF returns, showcasing the best of South Asian art. Here, we highlight image-makers to know, including Gauri Gill and Güler Ates.

Eye-Opening Statements

Barbara Kruger returns to Serpentine after 20 years, with her iconic work printed on walls, broadcast on screens and transmitted through soundscapes.

Hidden Structures

Duo Kaya & Blank draw attention to concealed markers of industry across southern California: telephone masts camouflaged as real life trees.

Energetic Innovations

What’s the place of analogue in an increasingly digital world? Jonathan Knowles’ machines are fun, and achieve mundane tasks through play.

A Joyous Destination

Tropico Photo is a studio dedicated to making work transporting us to idyllic locations: places filled with bright painted buildings and clear skies.

Objects Transform

A major London show looks at six decades of contemporary sculptures, spotlighting large works that move, shapeshift and transfigure.

Pictures from Above

Tom Hegen flies us over the Palouse region in the American northwest, producing satisfying aerial shots akin to the folds of moss-coloured fabrics.

Parallel Landscapes

Through bold light and shadow, Ibai Acevedo stages compelling, hyperreal and cinematic scenes that seem to belong to an odd world not quite our own.

Flux in Memories

This year’s Foam Talent spotlights fresh voices and innovators at the cutting edge of lens-based media. Cristóbal Ascencio focuses on remembrance.

Visual Histories

African proverbs are at the heart of Ghanaian photographer Derrick Ofosu Boateng’s work, bursting with bright colours and a sense of joy.