5 Images for Winter

Snow covered fields. Icy lakes. Glowing lights. These five lens-based artists create works full of intrigue and atmosphere – evoking winter’s chill.

Responding to Colour

Teresa Freitas is a Portuguese photographer whose soft yet vibrant images experiment with the psychology of pastels, evoking calm, peace and ease.

Organic Collaboration

In Tamara Dean’s exquisitely performative images, humans are not simply living in harmony with the environment, but seamlessly become part of it.

Earthly Connections

How is the human body linked to the five elements? Ugo Rondinone’s three-part exhibition at Petit Palais, Paris, embraces the powerful fluidity of matter.

Witnessing Deforestation

Richard Mosse’s latest moving image work uses satellite imagery and a custom multispectral camera to record stark footage of dieback in the Amazon.

A Year in Covers

From pop-coloured paper environments to landscapes filled with balloons, here are the six images featured on our 2022 newsstands.

Into the Metaverse

We’ve taken a deep dive into our Archives, finding five creatives whose works respond to – and use – emerging technologies: to critique, calm and imagine.

Illusory Buildings

Anna Carey’s photographs appear to be just that: photographs. Yet with closer inspection, it becomes clear that they are actually models in miniature.

Art, Creativity and Wellness

Maker, educator and climate activist Brigitte Jurack’s largest solo show to date invites viewers to look slowly at their immediate environment.

This Season: 5 UK Shows to See

The Turner Prize and Tate’s most recent Turbine Hall commission are amongst this season’s must-see UK shows, positioning art as a tool for communication.

Global Movement

Olgaç Bozalp’s monograph, Leaving One for Another, is a timely visual documentation of migration that combines documentary with fine art.

Re-evaluating the Canon

We are living in a moment of reappraisals, with new art books surveying art and photography that challenges gendered stereotypes in visual culture.

Creating New Realities

New York-based artist KangHee Kim produces images that help us imagine brighter possibilities – away from internet rabbit holes and live feeds.

Playing in Still Life

Yuni Yoshida is interested in the appearance of fruits, vegetables and flowers. “No one is the same as any other… patterns and shapes give us fresh surprises.”

Dreaming in Digital

Machine intelligence artist Refik Anadol creates fluid sculptures from data-driven algorithms. A new show at MoMA proposes a world in which AI can dream.

Transforming the Studio

A 50-year retrospective of Samuel Fosso’s approach to self-transformation – and engagement with historical legacies – inspires audiences globally.

A Modern Paradox

In a new monograph, photographer Joshua K. Jackson highlights the importance of genuine connections within a socially isolated world.

The Power of Reflection

The mirror is a symbol rooted in the history of art and culture. Émilie Möri, a French-Swiss photographer, works in this tradition.

Composed Minimalism

Swimming pool geometry translates into desolate landscapes reflecting human vulnerabilities in the work of acclaimed photographer Mária Švarbová.

Immersive Landscapes

Darkness is a constant presence in Liam Wong’s neon-noir photographs, which expose the quiet solitude of global nightlife and question reality.