The 2021 Aesthetica Art Prize exhibition is on from now until 5 September.
Held at York Art Gallery, the exhibition showcases 20 artists from across the globe.
They include both new luminaries and chroniclers of our times.
Director Cherie Federico said: “I am honoured to have the opportunity to engage with, and support, so much talent.
“Every day I am inspired by these artists. I can only thank them for giving me the opportunity to experience such captivating work.
“Curating this year’s exhibition was infinitely rewarding.
“The process is rigorous because there are so many talented artists that apply.”