2011

News 17 Nov 2011 By teamcas

An invitation to debate – What are we worth? Artists and the Economic Crisis

What are we worth? will consider how artists can create income in support of their practice in a period of dramatic economic, social and technological change? It will encourage discussion and debate about how artists can harness their cultural assets and intellectual property – both tangible and intangible – to support their practice financially.

News 16 Nov 2011 By teamcas

Announcing the Shortlist for the Annual Award for Museums 2011

The Contemporary Art Society Announces the Shortlist for the Annual Award for Museums 2011. The winning museum will receive £60,000 to commission an artist to make a new work for their public collection, generously supported by the Sfumato Foundation.

News 15 Nov 2011 By teamcas

Announcing the winners of the Contemporary Art Society Annual Award, commission to collect, 2010

The winners are The Hepworth Wakefield and Wolverhampton Art Gallery in association with Film and Video Umbrella for their proposal with artist Luke Fowler. The award of £60,000 was presented on Tuesday 9 November and will enable the two museums to commission Luke Fowler to make a new work that will be acquired jointly for their collections. Film and Video Umbrella will provide invaluable expertise and support for the production process. Selectors for 2010 were

Pavel Buchler, Artist & Research Profession in Art and Design at Manchester Metropolitan University

Lisa Panting, Director of Picture This

Caroline Douglas, Head of The Arts Council Collection

Emily Wardill, Artist
The Award has been made possible through the generous philanthropy of the Sfumato Foundation.

News 13 Nov 2011 By teamcas

Contemporary Art Society announces the shortlist for the Annual Award for Museums 2010

The following four museums have been shortlisted to potentially receive £60,000 to commission a new work for their collection.

Acquisition: Haroon Mirza
News 9 Nov 2011 By teamcas

Recent Acquisitions, Gifts and Bequests

Co-acquired for five national museums and galleries

Collection of Eric and Jean Cass
News By teamcas

Recent Acquisitions, Gifts and Bequests

Eric and Jean Cass have dedicated over 35 years of their lives to supporting artists

Director's Choice: Hannah Barry
Friday Dispatch By teamcas

Hobson’s Choice: POINT.LINE.PLANE at Hannah Barry Gallery, Peckham

POINT. LINE. PLANE at Hannah Barry’s Peckham gallery is a fresh and robust group exhibition

News 3 Nov 2011 By teamcas

Eva Rothschild purchase for The Hepworth Wakefield

The Contemporary Art Society is delighted to have recently purchased Wandering Palm 2011 by Eva Rothschild in partnership with The Art Fund. This work will be gifted to The Hepworth Wakefield and become part of their permanent collection.

Director's Choice: Transcendental Empiricism at Rob Tufnell
Friday Dispatch 31 Oct 2011 By teamcas

Hobson’s Choice: Transcendental Empiricism at Rob Tufnell

For those of you yet to make a visit, freelance curator and gallerist Rob Tufnell has just opened a new gallery

R0bert Fry at Mews42 Gallery
Friday Dispatch By teamcas

Hobson’s Choice: Robert Fry at Mews42 Gallery

May I strongly recommend you take a look at the work of Robert Fry

Director's Choice: Frieze Art Fair
Friday Dispatch By teamcas

Hobson’s Choice: Frieze Art Fair in Regent’s Park

The must visit exhibition of this week is, of course, Frieze Art Fair.

News 24 Oct 2011 By teamcas

New Contemporary Art Society Trustee Cathy Wills

We are delighted to announce the appointment of a new Trustee to the Contemporary Art Society.

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