The CAS helps acquire a candid portrait of a girl by Chantal Joffe for the Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens
Joffe creates disarmingly raw portraits, almost always depicting women and girls, and this work will join a collection particularly concerned with paintings of emotional effect and artists looking at transitions and identity.
The CAS acquires an evocative photograph by John Akomfrah for the Mead Art Gallery, University of Warwick Art Collection
Untitled (2016) is inspired by Akomfrah’s film Auto da Fé from the same year, which follows a series of eight historical migrations due to religious persecution over the last 400 years.
Reflections on our changing times
We are thinking about civic space when there is no public, how to connect communities and build audiences in virtual space instead.
Daphne Wright: A quiet mutiny – persists at Frith Street Gallery, Golden Square
At the core of her practice Wright is concerned with boundaries. She explores the transitory areas of life, from childhood to adulthood, as well as the borderline between life and death.