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Friday 5 December 2008

Aesthetica Annual

So, it's been a good first week of December. The new issue has been released and has been very well received by the international arts community with new partnerships already blossoming.

All in all, it's the big countdown until the holidays. We have so much work to do around here before we shut shop on Christmas Eve, but I am sure we'll get through it all.

Although the new issue has only been out for 5 days, I have started planning the new editorial for the February/March issue and I have some very exciting things in store. I'm going to keep it under my hat for a little while, but I'm sure that you'll love it.

Tonight is the Aesthetica Christmas Party, which I am hosting at my house. I will be leaving shortly to prepare all the lovely food and get those cocktails underway. I decorated my house last night, there is something about that, which puts me into the Christmas spirit.

So, once again, it's a Friday -- an end of the week blog, so I'll write again on Monday and give you all the details.

Oh, by the way. the Aesthetica Annual Publication will be out next week. It's a collection of new writing and artwork. It's a book with the winners and finalists from the Aesthetica Annual Creative Works Competition. It's beautiful!


Cherie x

Friday 12 September 2008

NewcastleGateshead Art Fair 2008

I just wanted to give you all the heads up on something very exciting in the North East from tomorrow 12 September!

NewcastleGateshead Art Fair, which runs from September 12 to 14 at The Sage Gateshead, is due to see over 7,000 people through the doors. Visitors will have the chance to view interesting works from a London red bus displaying art in the Baltic Square, to a model of what the Hotel Monument project could have looked like.

The event is a major coup for the area and is set to attract art exhibitors, collectors and buyers from the UK and the rest of the world. It will be a showcase for the very best in British and International art, and is a unique opportunity to see new artists, new collections and maybe even make your first art investment.

Vincent Woods, co-director of the Fair said: “Putting the fair together has been a lot of hard work and I am now looking forward to when it all begins. Despite the credit crunch, the art market is growing and art fairs such as this help to complement the U.S. and European art fairs like Art Basel, Frieze, Art Basel Miami and the Armory Art Show.”

Opening times for the fair are:
Friday, September 12: 11am-6pm
Saturday, September 13: 11am-5pm
Sunday, September 14: 11am-5pm

Tickets are on sale via the website or at the Sage Gateshead
www. thesagegateshead.org in the near future.

Monday 7 April 2008

New Issue of Aesthetica Magazine. Issue 22!

Exciting Times Ahead for Aesthetica Magazine

Launched on 1 April 2008, Issue 22 of Aesthetica Magazine brings new additions, fresh content & design, as well as exciting opportunities. The new and sleek issue of Aesthetica Magazine marks a new era for the publication.

After five years of accepting submissions for Aesthetica Magazine, and due to the ever-increasing volume of submissions, we have decided to run an a annual competition, which is open to artwork, photography and creative writing.

The Aesthetica Annual Creative Works Competition will result in the production of the Aesthetica Annual Publication.

Issue 22 of Aesthetica Magazine is dynamic

This new issue of Aesthetica is very exciting. We’ve vamped up the design and added some brilliant new sections. All in all, we feel that it is the best issue produced to date! Aesthetica gives you the most current and up-to-date information on British arts and culture. Inside Issue 22, there are features on the awarding winning poet, Sean O’Brien, as well as Stella Duffy discussing her new book. In art there is the Jerwood Contemporary Painters – 20 emerging artists, Ethics and authenticity in the Double Agent exhibition, the first British Design Awards, nostalgia through photography and finally abstract space with Nigel Hall’s sculpture. In film, new release, My Brother Is An Only Child, and in music Sweden’s Surrounded and New York’s Tall Firs, while in theatre the Belarus Free Theatre, as well as a round up of the best productions this spring.

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Aesthetica’s approach is fresh, accessible and up-to-date. It is the only British arts publication that views the arts as interdisciplinary.

Editor, Cherie Federico, says, “Issue 22 is brilliant. With it’s new sections, sleek design, and dedicated ethos to the arts, you can find everything that you need to keep up to date with the sector.”

Check out a copy of Aesthetica Magazine today at WH Smith, Borders, or from our website. www.aestheticamagazine.com

Founded in 2002, Aesthetica Magazine is the only British arts magazine to cover literature, visual arts, music, film and theatre in one single issue.


Tuesday 8 January 2008

Aesthetica Magazine: January Sale 50% Off

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