The CAS acquires installation by Sonia Boyce for Manchester Art Gallery based on her takeover of the gallery in January 2018
The starting point for Six Acts, 2018 is a series of conversations about the gallery collection and how it is displayed and interpreted, particularly in relation to the politics of class, gender, race and sexuality.
The CAS acquires three works by Salvatore Arancio for the Harris Museum in Preston
The ceramic sculpture and two works on paper will play an important role in their contemporary art programme and will be displayed with important but underused collection of prints from the 16th century to the present day.
The Making of Dame Millicent Fawcett
CAS Patrons visited AB Foundry in East London to learn more about Gillian Wearing’s commemoration to women’s suffrage in parliament square, a commission managed by the Contemporary Art Society Consultancy.
‘Artists I Steal From’ at Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, London
This show approaches an exhibition through the eyes of an artist, openly revealing the private process of how an artist works, what they look at and what informs and educates their practise.
The Artist’s Table – Edmund de Waal
Edmund de Waal (b. 1964, Nottingham, UK) is best known for his large-scale installations of porcelain vessels, which have been exhibited in many museums around the world.