DRIFT is the creation of Lonneke Gordijn (b.1980) and Ralph Nauta (b.1978). Since its inception, the artist collective has been interested in using
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Exploded paintings. Shattered flowers. Fragmented images. London-based Israeli artist Ori Gersht (b.1967) is best known for destroying painstakingly
This festive season, London is aglow with immersive and interactive artworks. From mist-filled room to giant tree-like sculptures, the UK capital
Aesthetica selects 10 gift ideas for art and culture lovers this season. Our 2021 list offers a variety of inspiration – including gallery
The Aesthetica Creative Writing Award is a celebration of innovative new writing from across the globe. Each year, the competition invites
The word “surrealist” was, according to Tate, first used by the French avant-garde poet Guillaume Apollinaire in 1917. It appeared in the preface
The Aesthetica Awards are open for submissions, celebrating the best contemporary talent across art, photography, literature and film. With cash
Danish photographer Søren Solkær (1969) is famous for his atmospheric and cinematic celebrity portraits. But he has recently turned his hand to
There is so much happening right now. It feels like everything is moving at a cataclysmic speed. This issue of Aesthetica is dedicated to
“I am drawn to the unsettling, and try to inject it into my work where possible, seeking out connections between humour and tragedy. At first
“It is said that a crumpled piece of paper can never regain its original shape; the trace persists. In the same way, nature, which is
Colour-blocking has been a huge source of inspiration for artists and designers since the early 20th century, pairing complementary shades and
On 28 December 2016, Barack Obama made an official presidential proclamation, establishing Bears Ears, San Juan County, Utah, as a National Monument.
Apples, as visual iconographies, are deeply embedded into western culture, from the Bible and Magritte to the logos on the backs of our smartphones.
The human eye can only detect light (and, in turn, colour) from wavelengths in the range of 400 to 700 nanometres (nm). Infrared light sits outside