2015

Bedwyr Williams, Still from 'Century Egg', 2015. Courtesy the artist
Art Consultancy 27 Oct 2015 By Lanny Walker

CAS commissioned artists nominated for major 2015 international awards

Three North West Cambridge Development residency artists have been shortlisted for major international awards this year for their work produced at the site. The Habitation Artist Residency Programme is managed by…

Melanie Manchot, THE GIFT (Control Room), still, 2015. Image courtesy the artist and Bloomberg SPACE, London.
Friday Dispatch 23 Oct 2015 By Caroline Douglas

Melanie Manchot, THE GIFT, at Bloomberg SPACE, London

“(…) we are in a period in which you could say the digital explosion of the last few years has ushered in a period of mass extinction of objects, the…

Fiona Banner, Phantom (SS16), 2015, graphite, vinyl, birch plywood with high definition digital film, 39 x 1540 x 122 cm (runway), 9.28 minutes (film). Image courtesy the artist and Frith Street Gallery, London. Photo: Stephen White
Friday Dispatch 16 Oct 2015 By Team

Fiona Banner, Font, at Frith Street Gallery, London

An important mid-career survey of Fiona Banner’s work opened this month at Birmingham’s Ikon Gallery, offering a chance to look across two decades of work and appreciate the development of…

Michael Landy, ‘Breaking News’ (2015) installation view. Image courtesy the artist and Thomas Dane Gallery, London.
Friday Dispatch 9 Oct 2015 By Team

Michael Landy, Breaking News, at Michael Landy Studio, London

Michael Landy takes a wry view of the world.  Since the 90s his work has addressed the pressing political issues of the day, as well as delivering a good portion…

Matt Copson, Reynard’s Fundament, installation view, Tramps, London, 2015. Image courtesy the artist and Tramps.
Friday Dispatch 2 Oct 2015 By Team

Matt Copson, Reynard’s Fundament, at Tramps, London

Matt Copson, who graduated from the Slade last year, is showing the latest episode in an ongoing body of work centring on the character of Reynard. Reynard the fox is a figure originating in medieval folklore.

Bill Viola, Firewoman, 2005 © the artist
CAS Recommends 1 Oct 2015 By teamcas

October 2015

The Contemporary Art Society-commissioned Century Egg by Bedwyr Williams will be showing at British Art Show 8 in Leeds, whilst in London Damien Hirst’s new gallery opens with an intriguing look at the work of abstract painter John Hoyland.

Ruby Onyinyechi Amanze, 'Waiting for Nothing', 2015, Coloured Pencil, Ink, Photo Transfers and Metallic Pigment, 76 x 111 cm. Courtesy of 1:54 and Mariane Ibrahim Gallery.
News 29 Sep 2015 By teamcas

1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair, 15-18 October 2015

Europe’s leading art fair dedicated to Contemporary African Art will return to London for its third edition, 15-18 October 2015. A reference to fifty-four countries that constitute the African continent,…

Ruairiadh O'Connell, 'Untitled (RO_H04)', 2015, Steel, jesmonite and dye, 193 x 54 x 6 cm. Courtesy of the artist and Jessica Silverman Gallery.
Artist to Watch 28 Sep 2015 By teamcas

Ruairiadh O’Connell

If you are heading to Frieze Art Fair this month be sure to drop by San Francisco-based Jessica Silverman Gallery, who this year will show a solo presentation of work…

Anna Barham, flashIMG_0666_inv_chromatophore.jpg, UV print on rainbow holographic paper, mounted on aluminium, 96.5 x 143cm, 2015. Image courtesy the artist and Arcade, London.
Friday Dispatch 25 Sep 2015 By Team

Anna Barham, Skw, at Arcade, London

“Have you ever tried to clean a squid?” – reads the first line of the text work that is part of Anna Barham’s new show at Arcade gallery in Shoreditch. …

Michael Krebber, exhibition view, Maureen Paley, London, 2015. © Michael Krebber, courtesy Maureen Paley, London
Friday Dispatch 18 Sep 2015 By Team

On Herald St

The pace is picking up, people, so before another slew of openings next week, make sure you swoop on Herald Street and check in with a trio of shows all taking on painting from very different angles.

Varda Caivano, installation view, Victoria Miro Gallery, Mayfair, 2015. Courtesy the Artist and Victoria Miro, London © Varda Caivano
Friday Dispatch 11 Sep 2015 By teamcas

Varda Caivano at Victoria Miro Gallery, London

Varda Caivano’s third show with her London gallery allows us an in-depth view of her evolving practice. For over a decade now, Caivano has been singled out for the integrity of her negotiations of painting as a proposition.

Ella Kruglyanskaya, Fancy Problems, installation view, Thomas Dane Gallery, London, 2015. Courtesy the artist and Thomas Dane Gallery, London.
Friday Dispatch 4 Sep 2015 By Team

Ella Kruglyanskaya, Fancy Problems, Thomas Dane Gallery, London

Thursday night and the ‘back to school’ September vibe was felt everywhere with a slew of openings across town. After dark, Mayfair buzzed with the traffic between galleries, snatches of…

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