AESTHETICA ART PRIZE 2022: WINNERS ANNOUNCED

The winners for the Aesthetica Art Prize 2022 were announced at a packed-out Private View on 23 June 2022, which saw the UK's art world...

Reclaimed Materials

RECLAIMED MATERIALS

The UK generated 222.2 million tonnes of total waste in 2018. Today, we're sharing the work of five contemporary artists - all from...

 
 
 
Out of the Ordinary

OUT OF THE ORDINARY

Blade Runner , Ghost in the Shell , Altered Carbon. “Cyberpunk” is a sub-genre of science fiction featuring advanced technology set...

What's On: Art & Design in 2022

WHAT'S ON: ART & DESIGN IN 2022

Aesthetica takes a look at the six months ahead, spotlighting one unmissable show for each month. This selection spans the globe, from...

 
 
 
Designs for Tomorrow

DESIGNS FOR TOMORROW

“Today, fashion relies on linear “take, make, waste” models; often characterised by excessive overproduction, underutilisation and...

Digital Taxonomy

DIGITAL TAXONOMY

In 1843, botanist Anna Atkins published Photographs of British Algae. It was to be the first of three volumes documenting the nation's...

 
 
 
Pride Month 2022: Art to Discover

PRIDE MONTH 2022: ART TO DISCOVER

The UK had its first London Pride protest march 50 years ago - in 1972. Today, around 1.5 million people take part annually, with the...

The Power of Illumination

THE POWER OF ILLUMINATION

At its peak, Battersea Power Station produced a fifth of London's power. It supplied electricity to some of the city's most recognisable...

 
 
 
Photographic Imagination

PHOTOGRAPHIC IMAGINATION

How did people in the 1900s envisage 21st century life? From Terminator (1984) to Blade Runner (1982), popular culture is littered...

New Talent:Shows to See This Summer

NEW TALENT:SHOWS TO SEE THIS SUMMER

“This is the first in-person show for three years; this one feels big.” Where do we go from here? It's a huge question, and one which...

 
 
 
Exploring Relationships

EXPLORING RELATIONSHIPS

For many, family snapshots provide a first introduction to photography - whether that's leafing through the faded pages of a printed...

Intimate Narratives

INTIMATE NARRATIVES

When Tyler Mitchell's debut monograph, I Can Make You Feel Good, came out in 2020, it cemented his place as one of the most innovative...

 
 
 
New Definitions

NEW DEFINITIONS

In an 2018 essay for The New Yorker , author Zadie Smith describes Deana Lawson's photography as “prelapsarian” - as though existing...

Fascinated by Flowers

FASCINATED BY FLOWERS

The global market for cut flowers is projected to reach $43.8 billion by 2027. Our fascination with blooms has endured for millennia....

 
 
 

CECILE LOBERT: VIDEO PROFILE

Brussels-based neurodiverse abstract expressionist Cecile Lobert addresses consciousness in its raw form. Nonverbal and an outsider...

Signs and Symbols

SIGNS AND SYMBOLS

Since the 1920s, a series of towering white letters have stood above Los Angeles. The Hollywood Sign - with its underlying messages...

 
 
 
Drenched in Colour

DRENCHED IN COLOUR

Thailand's colour-drenched architectural landscapes are the subject of Wuthipol Ujathammarat's Urban Mess series. Taken in Bangkok,...

A Survey of Portraiture

A SURVEY OF PORTRAITURE

Amongst the expansive new exhibition at Australia's National Gallery of Victoria, titled Who Are You , is a striking portfolio of portraiture...

 
 
 
Alternative Narratives of Empowerment

ALTERNATIVE NARRATIVES OF EMPOWERMENT

In 1998, Frances Borzello published the “first in-depth presentation” of self-portraits by women. Seeing Ourselves was lauded for its...

Breaking Convention

BREAKING CONVENTION

Since the late-1990s, Hannah Starkey has been dedicated to photographing women, exploring the ways they are, and have, been depicted,...

 
 
 



Donations, Chants and Calls For Change: Celebrities React To The End of Roe

Donations, Chants and Calls For Change: Celebrities React To The End of Roe

Lizzo, Harry Styles and LeBron James are among the celebrities who weighed in on the Supreme Court ruling overturning abortion rights. Read more ...

Advocacy Group Says Abortion Ruling Means More Black Women Could Die

Advocacy Group Says Abortion Ruling Means More Black Women Could Die

Jose Luis Pelaez Inc/ Getty Images By Melissa Noel · Updated June 24, 2022 The Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade on Friday took away the federal constitutional... Read more ...

Here's How to Watch ‘Elvis' For Free to See the King of Rock ‘n' Roll's True...

Here's How to Watch ‘Elvis' For Free to See the King of Rock ‘n' Roll's True Story

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, STYLECASTER may receive an affiliate commission. Now that the King of Rock ‘n' Roll... Read more ...

Apparently, I've Been Wearing Fenty Beauty's Ultra-Viral Lip Stain All Wrong

Apparently, I've Been Wearing Fenty Beauty's Ultra-Viral Lip Stain All Wrong

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, STYLECASTER may receive an affiliate commission. When I first tried Fenty Beauty's... Read more ...

Feel the Heat! See the ‘Selling Sunset' Cast's Spiciest Bikini Photos

Feel the Heat! See the ‘Selling Sunset' Cast's Spiciest Bikini Photos

Always bringing the heat! The stars of Netflix's Selling Sunset love to stay glamorous, even in their swimsuits. “I recognize that everyone definitely upped the hair, upped the... Read more ...

Brian Laundrie Admits to Killing Gabby Petito in Notebook Found After His...

Brian Laundrie Admits to Killing Gabby Petito in Notebook Found After His Death: ‘I Ended Her Life'

Months after his death by suicide, Brian Laundrie‘s confession to killing girlfriend Gabby Petito has been revealed in his own words, as the contents of his notebook recovered... Read more ...

Various Lookbooks/Catalogs

Various Lookbooks/Catalogs

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Celebrities React To Supreme Court Overturning Roe v. Wade

Celebrities React To Supreme Court Overturning Roe v. Wade

By ESSENCE Staff · Updated June 24, 2022 The devastating news of the overturning of Roe v. Wade has shocked Americans. After being in place for 50 years, the Supreme Court has... Read more ...

Star Gazing

Star Gazing

By Rivea Ruff · Updated June 24, 2022 All eyes are on Los Angeles this weekend, as the 2022 BET Awards prepare to kick off with some of the biggest and brightest names in Black... Read more ...

Sexy Like an EDM Groove! Model and DJ Chantel Jeffries' Hottest Bikini...

Sexy Like an EDM Groove! Model and DJ Chantel Jeffries' Hottest Bikini Pictures Will Make Your Head Spin

While the world first got to know Chantel Jeffries as Justin Bieber‘s former flame in the mid-2010's, she's since made quite the name for herself as a popular DJ and model... Read more ...