A Journal of Contemporary Aesthetics


Directional Forces explores the strife between World and Earth

Directional Reviews: Francesca Woodman and the Dramaturgy of Grace

A review of Francesca Woodman at Victoria Miro, Venice

Directional Interviews: Jorge R. Pombo

Directional Forces Interviews Spanish artist Jorge Pombo; a painter engaging with art history and the materiality of paint


A Contemporary Artist Re-structuring Modernism As Homage in Stone

A review of the site-specific installation in Hydra, Greece

Daria Grantia’s Saules Suns at the 2019 Venice Bienale

An exploration of the work of Anselm Kiefer and its relationship to history

An analysis of Kehinde Wiley’s official Presidential Portrait of Barack Obama

A glimpse at a contemporary ceramic sculpture embracing atemporality



Our Philosophy and Origin Story


Long-Form Writings on Contemporary Art, Politics, and Philosophy


Reviews of Recent Exhibitions, Works and Phenomena


Discussions with Artists, Curators, Collectors and Thinkers 


Directional Forces Is Published Annually in a Special Edition Book 


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