Art Terms to Know

ART TERMS TO KNOW

Aesthetica explores 10 key art movements. Discover pioneering names and groundbreaking artworks from the 20th century. Light and Space The...

Online Collections: Tate

ONLINE COLLECTIONS: TATE

Tate houses a national collection of art from 1500 to 2020. Painting, photography, sculpture and video are stored in the museum's four...

 
 
 
Creative Writing Award: 10 Lines

CREATIVE WRITING AWARD: 10 LINES

Aesthetica brings together a collection of ten inspiring lines from the Creative Writing Award. Spanning poetry and short fiction,...

An Intimate Gaze

AN INTIMATE GAZE

Santiago Perez explores the concept of relationships and the romantic gaze. False eyelashes point upwards from a dewy plane of skin....

 
 
 
Aesthetica Art Prize: 5 Photographs

AESTHETICA ART PRIZE: 5 PHOTOGRAPHS

Photography has never been so present in our daily lives; it is the most immediate form of communication. The Aesthetica Art Prize...

Aesthetica Issue 94

AESTHETICA ISSUE 94

It goes without saying that these are unprecedented times. There is something to remember - our human spirit! Great art changes lives....

 
 
 
10 Influential Buildings to Know

10 INFLUENTIAL BUILDINGS TO KNOW

Aesthetica selects ten inspiring 20 th century buildings from around the world - offering examples of shifting architectural movements...

Kasten: Experimental Forms

KASTEN: EXPERIMENTAL FORMS

Barbara Kasten has been making boundary-breaking experiential art for over five decades. Her constantly evolving practice incorporates...

 
 
 
Moments in Time

MOMENTS IN TIME

“The photography I most respect pulls something out of the ether of nothingness,” says British photographer Paul Graham. In 1981, he...

Vibrant Expression

VIBRANT EXPRESSION

The inception of colour blocking is widely associated with Dutch painter Piet Mondrian (1872-1944). During an expansive career as one...

 
 
 
Journey into Midnight

JOURNEY INTO MIDNIGHT

A sea of umbrellas gathers around a pedestrian crossing. Puddles sparkle with artificial pinks and blues. Advertisements glare from...

The Role of Activism

THE ROLE OF ACTIVISM

What does it mean to be an activist? How can we use social media? In the age of Instagram, Houston Center for Photography considers...

 
 
 
Surreal Locations

SURREAL LOCATIONS

Giorgio de Chirico (1888-1978) was an Italian painter and writer who founded the Metaphysical art movement - a style of painting that...

States of Introspection

STATES OF INTROSPECTION

There are many levels of consciousness in the human mind, whether physical, spiritual or esoteric. Philosophers, scientists and artists...

 
 
 
A Sense of Community

A SENSE OF COMMUNITY

Michael Oliver Love is a South African photographer living in Cape Town. He is also the Founder of Pansy Magazine - an online menswear...

Identity and Exchange

IDENTITY AND EXCHANGE

Ekow Eshun's project offers a kaleidoscopic view of Africa, foregrounding over 50 contemporary photographers from the continent and...

 
 
 
Creating A Platform

CREATING A PLATFORM

New European photographers are part of a vital reconstruction of visual narratives, exploring themes of overconsumption, surveillance...

Interior Evolution

INTERIOR EVOLUTION

A monumental show spans the last century of design, examining changing interiors and what they indicate about how society lives, works...

 
 
 
The Space Inbetween

THE SPACE INBETWEEN

Ismail Zaidy was born and raised in Marrakesh, Morocco. Zaidy's father is from Marrakesh; his mother is from a small town called Oud...

Aesthetica Archives: Stephen Shore

AESTHETICA ARCHIVES: STEPHEN SHORE

Stephen Shore is one of the most influential photographers in modern history. The artist was fascinated with pictures from a young...

 
 
 



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