This week's magazines: Aesthetica, Frieze, Vogue, British Journal of Photography

For such a big and varied city it is surprisingly hard to get hold of magazines, especially ones covering niche subjects. At Fat Buddha Store we pride ourselves in stocking a vast selection of magazines that cover a variety of topics. With new issues arriving almost daily we felt it was about time to give you a low down on some of the magazines arriving weekly. In the first of our series of posts we cover the four magazines which have arrived in store this week:

Aesthetica is a bi-monthly arts review covering music, film, theatre, photography and any other artistic discipline that may qualify. First published in 2003 the magazine has showcased big creative names such as Ben Wheatley, Richard Ayoade and Steve McQueen, commenting on contemporary visual art and design.

The June edition features works from Lori Nix along with Ellie Davie's lush images of forests overlaid with images from the Hubble telescope and Carlo Cafferini's detailed images of buildings. This issue also looks at the shoe Modernities  which takes hidden moments in an industrialized society. In film, the issue looks at the new documentary Good Girl, a film about coping with depression. Finally, Candida Hofer offers the last words.

Since 1854, BJP has documented pioneering photographers from around the globe making it the second oldest photographic title in the UK. Originally released as a bi-weekly publication, BJP now showcases some of the fields promising talent as well as the seasoned veterans once a month. From exhibits to hardware reviews, the magazine covers all things photography.

The July issue features pieces on some of the world's best photography educators, an article about the Danish school of photojournalism as well as the Dutch master Corinne Noordenbos amongst many other things. 

Since 1991, Frieze magazine has showcased the latest in contemporary art and culture, consisting of reviews, essays and critiques from some of the most forward-thinking writers, artists and curators going about today. Based in London, the magazine is released 8 times over the year.

The June/July issue features Maria Loboda, Venice Beinale plus Kevin Beasley, Herman De Vries, Latoya Ruby Frazier and Nicholas Mangan. 

Vogue has been at the forefront of fashion for over 100 years providing and informing readers all around the globe with 23 different international variants. From up and coming talent to the most glamorous super models, Vogue has featured the worlds most famous photographers, models, editors and contributors and brought them all to the general public once a month.

The July issue is covered by Stella Tennant and features articles on how to wear leather at any age along with a piece about the 90s waif body shape and many more.


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