Thomas Hirschhorn, Indoor Van Gogh Altar, 2014. Photo: Stefan Altenburger
Friday Dispatch 18 Jul 2014 By Team

Les Rencontres 2014 and Vincent Van Gogh Foundation, Arles, France

Today’s dispatch comes to you from Arles, baking beneath the intense blue skies of Provence. Poised on the brink of change, this ancient walled city of pale golden stone is offering up…

July (installation view), 2014. Photo courtesy The Approach, London.
Friday Dispatch 11 Jul 2014 By Team

July at The Approach, London

Phillip Allen Forrest Bess Vittorio Brodmann Stuart Cumberland Clive Hodgson Allison Katz Alastair MacKinven Lucy Stein Walter Swennen Caragh Thuring Sam Windett What happens in the “summer slot” in a…

Christopher Jonas CBE, photo: © H Schneebeli 2014
News 7 Jul 2014 By Team

Contemporary Art Society announces new Chair of the Board of Trustees

Caroline Douglas, Director of the Contemporary Art Society, announced today that the organisation’s Trustees have appointed Christopher Jonas CBE as the Chair of the Board of Trustees. He will take up the post formally in August 2014.

Mark Neville, On Patrol in Gereshk,1, 2011. Courtesy the artist
CAS Recommends 2 Jul 2014 By teamcas

July & August 2014

LONDON Edward Thomasson, The Present Tense www.chisenhale.org.uk 3 July – 24 August 2014 64 Chisenhale Road, London E3 5QZ Chisenhale Gallery presents the first major solo exhibition by Edward Thomasson…

Samara Scott, Cascading Style Sheets, 2013. Courtesy the artist
Artist to Watch 1 Jul 2014 By teamcas

Samara Scott

Samara Scott (b. 1984, London) revels in the emotional resonance of contemporary consumerism, the glut of imagery on the internet and ephemeral urban materials; addressing head-on our complex and conflicted…

HOUSE (installation view), 2014. Belén Uriel, Good Companion Rooms (old and new side by side), 2011, inkjet photographs printed on cotton paper, 45 x 40cm each; Belén Uriel, Manual, 2012, nickel-plated tubular modular steel structure and okume drilled wood panels, 200 x 350 x 100cm; Lubaina Himid, Venetian Palace, 1997-1998, acrylic on canvas, 110 x 146cm; Karl Holmqvist, Give Posters a Try, 2013, A1 size wallpaper. Photo courtesy Hollybush Gardens, London.
Friday Dispatch 27 Jun 2014 By teamcas

HOUSE at Hollybush Gardens, London

A late lunch, a quick detour to drop something at the framers, and then a solitary walk through the backstreets to Hollybush Gardens. These last days of June in London…

Rachael Champion, Primary Producers, 2014, mixed media, Perm Gold pebble dash, fresh water wild algae, 386 x 510 x 893cm. Image courtesy Hales Gallery, London, © the artist.
Friday Dispatch 20 Jun 2014 By teamcas

Rachael Champion, Primary Producers, at Hales Gallery, London

Rachael Champion is another noteworthy alumnus of the Royal Academy schools and her first solo show at Hales Gallery in the Tea Building near Liverpool Street Station is an opportunity…

Still from Yi Chun Lee’s winning artwork for the Aspen Online Art Award
Art Consultancy 19 Jun 2014 By teamcas

Consultancy News: June 2014

Expanding on our work with Aspen curating their global art collection we recently set up the Aspen Online Art Award. Working in partnership with universities across Britain a shortlist of eight artists was identified by a selection panel. The winner, Yi-Chun Lin from London College of Communication will receive a commission prize of £4,000 to produce a new work for Aspen’s extensive contemporary art collection – and its first online artwork.

Bridget Riley,The Stripe Paintings 1961 – 2014, installation view,  David Zwirner, London. Image courtesy David Zwirner, © the artist.
Friday Dispatch 13 Jun 2014 By Team

Bridget Riley, The Stripe Paintings 1961 – 2014, at David Zwirner, London

This sparkling summer’s day, I want to send you to Mayfair to see one of the most glorious shows of the year. In a new collaboration between David Zwirner and Karsten Schubert, Bridget Riley is showing a group of 15 stripe paintings and a small collection of studies on paper.

Contemporary Art Society's director Caroline Douglas with the Annual Award 2014 selection panel. Photo: Joe Plommer
News 10 Jun 2014 By Team

Contemporary Art Society Annual Award 2014 Shortlist Announced

For Immediate Release 10 June 2014 Contemporary Art Society Annual Award 2014 Shortlist Announced The four shortlisted museums and their nominated artists for the Contemporary Art Society Annual Award 2014 have been…

Céline Condorelli, 2014, installation view at Chisenhale Gallery. Photo: Andy Keate. Commissioned by Chisenhale Gallery for How to work together a shared project with The Showroom and Studio Voltaire.
Friday Dispatch 6 Jun 2014 By Team

Céline Condorelli at Chisenhale Gallery, London

To the Chisenhale Gallery this week, the redoubtable incubator and R&D division for contemporary art that has been powering away in the East End for so many years, and is currently thriving under the directorship of Polly Staple.

Jan Pleitner, untitled, 2013, oil on canvas, 100 x 70cm, courtesy Ancient & Modern, © Jan Pleitner
Friday Dispatch 30 May 2014 By Team

Jan Pleitner / Lee Lozano, ‘doowylloh’, at Ancient & Modern, London

I would like to draw your attention today to the work of Jan Pleitner whose new paintings are currently on show at Ancient & Modern in Whitecross Street.

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