2014

Richard Mosse, Of Lilies and Remains, 2012, C-print, 101.6 x 127cm, courtesy The Vinyl Factory and Edel Assanti, London, © the artist.
Friday Dispatch 4 Apr 2014 By Team

Richard Mosse, The Enclave, at The Vinyl Factory Space, London

Unless you have a particular interest in sub-Saharan Africa, it would be quite easy to be blithely unaware of the horrors playing out in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Such…

Mark Neville, Child, Jacket, Slaughtered Goat, Sweets, Painted Nails, Xmas Day, Helmand, 2010, Courtesy of the artist and the Imperial War Museum.
Press Releases 2 Apr 2014 By Team

Press Release: International artists explore conflict and war in new multi-disciplinary display

10 artists probe themes of conflict, destruction and war and is curated by Midge Palley, art collector and Contemporary Art Society Patron.

Benedict Drew, Heads May Roll (2014). Image courtesy the artist and Matt's Gallery, London, © the artist.
Friday Dispatch 28 Mar 2014 By teamcas

Benedict Drew at Matt’s Gallery, London

Walking into the first room of Benedict Drew’s new installation at Matt’s Gallery the flat screen monitor that confronts you somehow seems to sense your presence and, showing an image…

Sarah Jones, Cabinet (XI) (Orchid), framed c-type print from black and white negative, unframed 60 x 48 cm, edition of 5 + 1 AP, 2014. Image courtesy the artist and MAUREEN PALEY, © the artist.
Friday Dispatch 21 Mar 2014 By teamcas

Sarah Jones at MAUREEN PALEY

Sarah Jones is at the top of her game. No question. In her sixth show with Maureen Paley in Bethnal Green she demonstrates a technical mastery and the finely tuned sensibility…

Francis Upritchard, 2014. Image courtesy the artist and Kate MacGarry, London. © the artist
Friday Dispatch 14 Mar 2014 By teamcas

Francis Upritchard at Kate MacGarry, London

Kate MacGarry loves a bit of an art/craft crossover: a number of her artists use ceramics and textiles as part of their vocabulary (witness the tapestries of Goshka Macuga, Renee So’s wonderful knitted works and Tiago Carneiro Da Cunha’s ceramics), and Francis Upritchard’s latest show reinforces the profile of one of London’s most distinctive and best loved contemporary galleries.

Contemporary Art Society's Annual Fundraiser RE-, held at Tobacco Dock, London, 2014, photo: Joe Plommer
News 12 Mar 2014 By Team

Press Release: Contemporary Art Society stages another spectacular fundraising gala

Over £250,000 was raised to benefit the charity’s mission, including stand-out prices for Roger Hiorns, Michael Landy and Daniel Silver

Rashaad Newsome, Herald, 2011, hand-carved mahogany frame with gilding, HD LED television, speakers 260 x 160cm. Image courtesy Carroll / Fletcher © the artist
Friday Dispatch 7 Mar 2014 By teamcas

Friday Dispatch: John Akomfrah, Phoebe Boswell, Rashaad Newsome at Carroll / Fletcher, Graham Gussin at Marlborough Contemporary

This week I am going to give a quick heads up on two shows that both opened last night: the first is a group show at Carroll / Fletcher on Eastcastle Street, just off Oxford Street.

Camille Henrot, The Pale Fox, 2014, installation view, Chisenhale Gallery. Commissioned and produced by Chisenhale Gallery in partnership with Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen; Bétonsalon – Centre for art and research, Paris and Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster. Courtesy kamel mennour, Paris and Johann König, Berlin. Photo: Andy Keate. © ADAGP
CAS Recommends 4 Mar 2014 By teamcas

March 2014

LONDON EXHIBITIONS Abstract Drawing, Drawing Room drawingroom.org.uk 20 February – 19 April 2014 Artist Richard Deacon has selected a broad range of works by over 30 artists spanning the last 105 years…

Helen Marten, Evian Disease, 2012. Installation view at Palais de Tokyo, Paris, 2012 – 2013. Courtesy the artist and Sadie Coles HQ.
Artist to Watch By teamcas

Helen Marten

Helen Marten uses sculptural assemblage and video to reflect upon the relationship between two and three dimensional form. Taking as a starting point the contemporary image world, the flattened digital…

Becky Beasley, The Walk…in green, installation view, 2014. Image courtesy Laura Bartlett Gallery, London
Friday Dispatch 28 Feb 2014 By Team

Friday Dispatch: Becky Beasley, The Walk…in green, at Laura Bartlett Gallery, London

Becky Beasley’s fourth exhibition with Laura Bartlett Gallery, now in Bethnal Green, has all the elements that we have come to expect of her subtle practice as an artist. There…

Oliver Laric, Lincoln 3D Scans (2013). Commissioned by The Collection and Usher Gallery, Lincoln through the Contemporary Art Society Annual Award 2012
News 27 Feb 2014 By Team

Press Release: Call for entries to Contemporary Art Society Annual Award 2014

For immediate release, 27 February 2014 The Contemporary Art Society is now calling for entries to the Contemporary Art Society Annual Award 2014 – a unique commissioning award in the…

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Art Consultancy 26 Feb 2014 By Team

Aspen Online Art Award

Contemporary Art Society’s Consultancy is working with Aspen to deliver the UK’s first student award for online art. Working in partnership with universities across Britain, Aspen’s Online Art Award is one to watch.

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