News 6 Jun 2013 By Team

Press Release: Contemporary Art Society to display early David Hockney prints bequeathed by philanthropist

6 June 2013 Public Display: 5 June – 16 August Curator Talk: 13 June, 19.00 From 5 June, the Contemporary Art Society will display a selection of early etchings from the 1960s by internationally celebrated…

Eddie Peake, 'Adjective Machine Gun', Inside the White Cube, North Galleries, Bermondsey, London (6 March - 21 April 2013) © Eddie Peake Photo: Ben Westoby Courtesy White Cube
Artist to Watch 31 May 2013 By teamcas

Eddie Peake

As part of our continuing Artist to Watch series we are pleased to introduce you this month to the practice of artist Eddie Peake.

News 29 May 2013 By Team

Press Release: Contemporary Art Society appoints fellows to research impact of philanthropy on public art collections across England

29 May 2013 The Contemporary Art Society is pleased to announce the details of three fellows who will curate a series of displays at the Whitechapel Gallery from September 2013, supported by a…

News 24 May 2013 By Team

Press Release: Henry Moore sculpture, gifted to the nation by Contemporary Art Society in 1967, is restored to benefit UK audiences

24 May 2013 After 26 days, the conservation of Henry Moore’s historic sculpture, Knife Edge Two Piece (1962-5) has been completed, restoring the work to its original state after decades of disrepair…

News 19 May 2013 By Team

Press Release: UK museums selected to acquire new media or “challenging” artworks often missing from public collections

3 May 2013 The Contemporary Art Society, in association with the Art Fund, is pleased to announce the inaugural winners of their new Testing Media initiative, which enables institutions across the UK to acquire…

Image: Matthew Darbyshire, T-Rooms, Installation view, Tramway, Glasgow. Photo: Keith Hunter. Courtesy the artist and Herald Street, London.
Artist to Watch 3 May 2013 By teamcas

Matthew Darbyshire

As part of our continuing Artist to Watch series we are pleased to introduce you this month to the practice of artist Matthew Darbyshire.

Image: Richard Hughes, detail from Chapel Perilous, 2010. Courtesy the artist; Anton Kern Gallery, New York; the Modern Institute, Glasgow and Firstsite, Colchester.
CAS Recommends By teamcas

May 2013

CAS Recommends eight public or non-profit exhibitions in the UK this May.

Carol Rhodes, installation view at Mummery + Schnelle, 2013. Courtesy the artist and Mummery + Schnelle, London
Friday Dispatch 26 Apr 2013 By teamcas

Hobson’s Choice – Carol Rhodes at Mummery + Schnelle

Carol Rhodes is well known for her dream-like aerial landscape paintings of edge-lands and semi-industrial landscapes collaged from real environments into fictional views that teeter on the brink of abstraction.

Contemporary Art Society, 59 Central Street, London EC1V 3AF. Photo: Joe Plommer 2012
News 23 Apr 2013 By teamcas

Open Day – EC1/WC1 Galleries

The Contemporary Art Society, will be participating in Open Day – EC1/WC1 Galleries, hosting special events and extending their opening hours from 12.00 to 20.00 on Saturday 18 May.

News 19 Apr 2013 By teamcas

Press Release: Contemporary Art Society seeks new Director following Paul Hobson’s appointment as Director of Modern Art Oxford

The Trustees of the Contemporary Art Society have today announced that Paul Hobson, Director of the Contemporary Art Society, will leave the charity in the summer to take up the Directorship of Modern Art Oxford in September.

Ivan Seal, installation view, Carl Freedman Gallery, London, 2013. Courtesy the artist and Carl Freedman Gallery, London.
Friday Dispatch By teamcas

Hobson’s Choice – Ivan Seal at Carl Freedman Gallery

Ivan Seal is a British painter who has attracted critical interest for his paintings which appear to be still lives but are in fact painted from his imagination.

Alison Wilding, Aerial, 2008. Laser cut mild steel, ink on Japanese paper, 77 x 99 x 6 cm. Installation view, North South Divine, WW Gallery, 2013. Courtesy the artist and WW Gallery.
Friday Dispatch 12 Apr 2013 By teamcas

Hobson’s Choice – North South Divine at WW Gallery

Leaving behind the bustling jewellery shops and markets of Hatton Garden in London and diving down a tiny alleyway packed with character, one arrives at the WW Gallery’s new exhibition space.

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