Stepping into Space

STEPPING INTO SPACE

The universe is made up of 200 billion trillion stars - a number so inconceivable that it is hard to imagine. Most people will never...

Uncertain Environments

UNCERTAIN ENVIRONMENTS

On 24 February 2022, Russia invaded Ukraine, and initiated an advance on Kyiv. The following day, Ukrainian photographer Pavlo Fyshar...

 
 
 
Connecting with the World

CONNECTING WITH THE WORLD

Books. Pianos. Window frames. Suitcases. Clothes. These are just some of the items to be found tied up within Chiharu Shiota's mesmerising...

Vibrant Abstraction

VIBRANT ABSTRACTION

What defines a Bauhaus photograph? One of the movement's most famous pioneers was László Moholy-Nagy (1895-1946), a Hungarian artist...

 
 
 
Emotive Colour Play

EMOTIVE COLOUR PLAY

The first colour wheel is attributed to Sir Isaac Newton's Opticks , which was published in 1704. We are still studying its nuances...

Visionary Narratives

VISIONARY NARRATIVES

Isaac Julien's work transcends western narrative structures. He questions perceptions of time through film, dismantling restrictive...

 
 
 
Reframed Perspective

REFRAMED PERSPECTIVE

On 1 March 1966, Donyale Luna, born Peggy Ann Freeman, (1945-1979) became the first woman of colour to appear on the front cover of...

The Story of Aesthetica

THE STORY OF AESTHETICA

“What do you do?” It's a common question in our society. I always fumble with it because not many people run a company like Aesthetica...

 
 
 
Moments of Fantasy

MOMENTS OF FANTASY

Maria Lax comes from a small town in northern Finland. Now London-based, the photographer is known for spellbinding images that blend...

Window to Other Places

WINDOW TO OTHER PLACES

Streams flow through living rooms. Aeroplane cabins are filled with plant life. Curtains open wide to reveal mountain realms. These...

 
 
 
Altering Perceptions

ALTERING PERCEPTIONS

The first International Women's Day was held on 19 March 1911, encouraging over one million supporters from Austria, Denmark, Germany...

Celebrating 20 Years: The February/March Issue

CELEBRATING 20 YEARS: THE FEBRUARY/MARCH ISSUE

Aesthetica Magazine , one of the world's leading art and culture publications, has reached a significant 20 year milestone. Aesthetica...

 
 
 
Future Now Symposium 2023:Programme Announced

FUTURE NOW SYMPOSIUM 2023:PROGRAMME ANNOUNCED

“Art has the power to unite and transform,” says Cherie Federico, Director of Aesthetica. “It takes us to new places and introduces...

A Changing Landscape

A CHANGING LANDSCAPE

Water is essential for human survival. It makes up over half of human body weight, and covers more than 70 per cent of Earth's surface....

 
 
 
Hidden Luminescence

HIDDEN LUMINESCENCE

“There is a hidden luminescence in the wilderness of the American West,” writes Cody Cobb , a photographer - and explorer - based in...

Woodland Inspiration

WOODLAND INSPIRATION

The oldest-known living tree - a Great Basin bristlecone pine that is around 5,000 years old - can be found in the White Mountains...

 
 
 
Icons Reimagined

ICONS REIMAGINED

The Parthenon is an icon of global architecture. The ancient Greek temple has stood on the Acropolis in Athens for some 2,000 years....

Studies in Motion

STUDIES IN MOTION

What do we mean by the idea of “now”? Neuroscientists and psychologists believe that our experience of “the present” lasts between...

 
 
 
An Unprecedented Year

AN UNPRECEDENTED YEAR

What did Britain look like in 2022? Ninety-nine photographers chronicle the past year, capturing everyday people, key workers and national...

Unwavering Broadcasts

UNWAVERING BROADCASTS

Showers then rain. Mainly fair. Moderate with fog patches. These are the clipped, dulcet remarks of The Shipping Forecast , a BBC Radio...

 
 
 



The For Days Take Back Bag Is Here To Help You Clean Out Your Wardrobe

The For Days Take Back Bag Is Here To Help You Clean Out Your Wardrobe

Old clothing items often end up in landfills, but For Days is trying to change that. Learn more about their model of recycling and reusing here. Read more ...

Samsung Unveiled Its Galaxy S23 Smartphones and Instagram's Co-Founders...

Samsung Unveiled Its Galaxy S23 Smartphones and Instagram's Co-Founders Launched an AI-Curated News App in This Week's Tech Roundup

This week, the tech industry learned that Meta had lost $4.3 billion USD during Q4 2022, which was attributed to the company's metaverse and VR divisions. While the metaverse... Read more ...

Thanks for the Dance: Sadler's Wells Brings Leonard Cohen's Life to Stage

LONDON - The spirit of Leonard Cohen on stage. Sadler's Wells, the London contemporary dance theater, will present “Dance Me,” a dance production by Canadian company Ballets... Read more ...

Dave Bautista's New Movie 'Knock at the Cabin' Aiming to Sink 'Avatar'

James Cameron's 'Avatar' sequel has reigned supreme at the box office for weeks now - but a new flick might be gearing up to take it down... with Dave Bautista at the helm... Read more ...

How To Know If Your Foundation Is Working With Your Highlighter

How To Know If Your Foundation Is Working With Your Highlighter

Great highlighter can make a makeup look, and bad highlight can break one. How can you ensure that your foundation and highlighter work together and look great? Read more ...

Kit Harington Addresses Rumored 'Game Of Thrones' Sequel Series

Kit Harington Addresses Rumored 'Game Of Thrones' Sequel Series

“I got a tally in my head of how few photos I get asked for in a day,” said Harington. “And when it gets below a certain number, I think I'll do a spin-off.” Read more ...

Palm Angels

Palm Angels

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Prince Harry Allegedly Lost Virginity to Charles' Former Stable Girl

Prince Harry suggested he'd lost his virginity to an esteemed older woman in the U.K.'s countryside - but, according to the alleged V-card-taker, she was just a couple years... Read more ...

Relics from Hollywood legend Gregory Peck's estate up for auction

Relics from Hollywood legend Gregory Peck's estate up for auction

Among the offerings are Peck's 1962 leather-bound "To Kill a Mockingbird" script, for which he won the Best Actor Oscar for his portrayal of Atticus Finch. Read more ...

‘80 for Brady' scores a touchdown on its opening night

‘80 for Brady' scores a touchdown on its opening night

"80 for Brady" ran some interference at the box office on its opening night. The sports comedy scored a touchdown with $5.45 million in sales Friday. Read more ...