AAP 2019: Ludivine Large-Bessette

AAP 2019: LUDIVINE LARGE-BESSETTE

Aesthetica Art Prize 2019 shortlisted artist Ludivine Large-Bessette works across photography, video and dance. In her work, the body...

Leading to Darkness

LEADING TO DARKNESS

Inherited Ideals at The Finnish Museum of Photography collects work by three contemporary artists: Marja Helander, Harri Pälviranta...

 
 
 
Perceiving Life

PERCEIVING LIFE

“I feel concerned by what's happening in the world and involved in what surrounds me. I don't want to just “document.” I'm trying more...

5 to See: This Weekend

5 TO SEE: THIS WEEKEND

Expansive natural landscapes, highly staged compositions and seminal movements feature in this weekend's selection of inspiring global...

 
 
 
Transcending Boundaries

TRANSCENDING BOUNDARIES

It's been three decades since Robert Mapplethorpe's death, but his ability to transcend boundaries while steadfastly breaking taboos...

AAP 2019: Jane and Louise Wilson

AAP 2019: JANE AND LOUISE WILSON

Shortlisted for the Aesthetica Art Prize 2019, Jane and Louise Wilson are interested in what happens when the geography of a location...

 
 
 
Aesthetica Art Prize: Judges Announced

AESTHETICA ART PRIZE: JUDGES ANNOUNCED

We are delighted to present the Judging Panel for the Aesthetica Art Prize 2019. The panel comprises influential art figures, including...

THE PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW 2019

Images are everywhere. From selfies and social documentation to advertising and commercial content - the medium has become truly democratised....

 
 
 
AAP 2019: Jenn Nkiru

AAP 2019: JENN NKIRU

Jenn Nkiru is an artist and director from Peckham, London. Her wide-ranging credits include short films for the BFI, Condé Nast, Channel...

Suspended Forms

SUSPENDED FORMS

James Owen is a Los Angeles-based artist and designer originally from London, UK. His most recent projects include a series of “Design...

 
 
 
Future Now: Photography Today

FUTURE NOW: PHOTOGRAPHY TODAY

In today's image-saturated culture, photography has never been more accessible. At Aesthetica 's Future Now Symposium 2019, leading...

AAP 2019: Christiane Zschommler

AAP 2019: CHRISTIANE ZSCHOMMLER

In the early 1980s, Christiane Zschommler's grandmother smuggled 1984, which was forbidden in the GDR, in her underwear through Check...

 
 
 
Contemporary Myth

CONTEMPORARY MYTH

Vasantha Yogananthan's A Myth of Two Souls blurs the lines between fiction and reality. Inspired by the Ramayana, an epic poem from...

AAP 2019: Giulio Di Sturco

AAP 2019: GIULIO DI STURCO

Photography by Aesthetica Art Prize 2019 shortlisted artist Giulio Di Sturco reflects upon how the world might look and feel in the...

 
 
 
Internal Dialogues

INTERNAL DIALOGUES

“I want to ask questions about identity, and about what it is to be human, but not about what it is to be me.” Taking on the roles...

5 to See: This Weekend

5 TO SEE: THIS WEEKEND

Aesthetica selects five new exhibitions from around the world, each questioning notions of nostalgia, history and identity through...

 
 
 
AAP 2019: Daniel Mullen

AAP 2019: DANIEL MULLEN

For Aesthetica Art Prize 2019 shortlisted artist Daniel Mullen, painting is a means to figuratively communicate abstract concepts....

AAP 2019: Sim Chi Yin

AAP 2019: SIM CHI YIN

Aesthetica Art Prize 2019 shortlisted artist Sim Chi Yin was commissioned by the Nobel Peace Prize to create Most people were silent...

 
 
 
10 to See: This Season

10 TO SEE: THIS SEASON

Aesthetica collates must-see UK exhibitions for February and March 2019. The selection includes major retrospectives of renowned artists,...

SPATIAL FLUIDITY

Transforming Yorkshire Sculpture Park's historic chapel into an arena for reflection, South Korean artist Kimsooja's To Breathe uses...

 
 
 



Matty Bovan: Ready-To-Wear AW19

Matty Bovan: Ready-To-Wear AW19

London Fashion Week would be dull without a dose of anarchic playfulness from Matty Bovan. The marvellous Yorkshireman, (who according to fashion folklore, has unicorn DNA... Read more ...

NIKEiD Offers March Madness-Themed Air Force 1s

NIKEiD Offers March Madness-Themed Air Force 1s

To celebrate the upcoming March Madness , the Swoosh brand offers college basketball fans a variety of options to design their own Air Force 1 s on its customization platform... Read more ...

Best New Tracks: Offset, Rex Orange County, Nipsey Hussle, G Perico & More

Best New Tracks: Offset, Rex Orange County, Nipsey Hussle, G Perico & More

Last week, we looked to new releases from A$AP Rocky, Meek Mill, Future, Drake and others for our previous Best New Tracks entry. This time around, we're co-signing new videos... Read more ...

Tristan Thompson Spotted Flirting on Valentine's Day in L.A. Without Khloé...

Tristan Thompson Spotted Flirting on Valentine's Day in L.A. Without Khloé Kardashian

Poor Khloé! Tristan Thompson jetted out to Los Angeles for Valentine's Day, but not to spend the night with Khloé Kardashian. The NBA player was spotted chatting up women at... Read more ...

Tom Green: ‘Celebrity Big Brother' was my after-hours comedy club

Tom Green: ‘Celebrity Big Brother' was my after-hours comedy club

OK, so comedian Tom Green didn't win “ Celebrity Big Brother .” But fans of the CBS reality show, which ended Wednesday night in a victory for Tamar Braxton, did vote Green... Read more ...

‘Counting On' Star Josiah Duggar Says He Is ‘Honored' To Be Lauren's Husband...

‘Counting On' Star Josiah Duggar Says He Is ‘Honored' To Be Lauren's Husband After Miscarriage Reveal

Josiah Duggar wanted to make sure his wife Lauren felt the love this Valentine's Day. Days after the Counting On stars revealed they suffered a miscarriage in October, the... Read more ...

Uh, It Looks Like ‘Riverdale' Star Charles Melton Got Girlfriend Camila...

Uh, It Looks Like ‘Riverdale' Star Charles Melton Got Girlfriend Camila Mendes' Name Tattooed on Him

New ink? Riverdale co-stars Camila Mendes and Charles Melton make such an adorable couple, and it seems like they're getting more serious every month. That's why when the... Read more ...

Gucci's Concrete Plan Towards More Diversity Involves Immediate Design Hires

Gucci's Concrete Plan Towards More Diversity Involves Immediate Design Hires

After holding Gucci accountable for its controversial "blackface sweater," Dapper Dan met with Gucci's corporate team in Harlem this week, and following his announcement on... Read more ...

Colin Kaepernick & Eric Reid Settle Collusion Complaint Against NFL

Colin Kaepernick & Eric Reid Settle Collusion Complaint Against NFL

Following months of discussion, Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid have resolved their collusion grievances against the National Football League in a confidential settlement this... Read more ...

Sorry, Offset! Cardi B's Daughter Kulture Can't Stop Saying ‘Mama' And...

Sorry, Offset! Cardi B's Daughter Kulture Can't Stop Saying ‘Mama' And ‘Papa' Is Jealous

She's a mommy's girl! Cardi B's 7-month-old daughter Kulture Kiari Cephus can't stop calling out for her mama, and daddy Offset isn't too happy about it. See their reactions in... Read more ...